Everyone has off days, and although in theory people who work for themselves might have more freedom to cope with them, in practice it’s not always that easy…
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Entries by Margaret Rode
To me, websites are a bit like people, with personalities, jobs, goals, and life stories. They also embody a sort of living conversation. What’s it saying to your audience?
I am not just a prospect. I am not just a “user.” I am not just a “them.” Neither are you. And neither are the members of your audience.
Two important new habits have emerged from the process of writing a book this Fall. And I’d recommend them to any small business owner, no matter how busy.
If humans are choosing to solve their pain by causing pain to others, why am I bothering to devote my life to serving them?
There are some very strong business reasons to use Facebook, and because I’ve managed to make it into a place that actually helps me to stay happy, productive, and connected, I wanted to share how I use it wisely and keep away from the craziness.
I encourage everyone to tell their story in order to connect with their audience, partners, and everyone else. But if you want to really learn the things that will help grow your work in the world, you need something else too.
I always thought that whole “inbox Zero” aspiration would be the holy grail I’d never find. Then came Boomerang, and now I’m looking at a clean slate almost every night. So much better.
What’s the story you’re carrying inside about your business? If you had to describe the way you view your work in three words, what would they be?
Most self-employed people are barely tapping the power of story in their marketing – if at all. Through story—sharing yours, asking for theirs, and creating a new one together—you can spark a long-lasting conversation with the people you most want to reach.