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Five Bits of Really Bad Business Advice

There are some bits of business advice I see floating around on the interwebs that drive me nuts! Really, really bad bits of advice that are not real-world-business-reality. Bits of advice that can (and have) done serious damage to the success of business. Here…

Interview with Claire Pells - Get Paid Podcast

Get Paid Podcast – My Interview with Claire Pelletreau

*Listen to my interview with Claire Pells on the Get Paid Podcast* In my interview with Claire you will hear: The devastating effect of losing 70% of my income in six week A big mistake I made with my pricing module Why I knew…

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How I Manage My Business in 30 Minutes a Day

Last week I wrote a blog about the five basic plans your business must have, I sent the blog out at 5am QLD time and within two hours I had 17 thank you emails. This tells me two things: You’re a bunch of early…

The Five Basic Plans Your Business Needs

Hello 2016! The five basic plans your business must have

Hello 2016! Another new year has rolled around with unlimited possibilities. How great is that feeling of being able to wipe the slate clean and start fresh! I remember my first day of school each year. Walking into the classroom with a new backpack,…

Profit Love Byte

What Your Customer Can Afford is NOT Your Business

  I hear the following comments a lot in business “My target market doesn’t have a lot of money” and “My target market just don’t want to spend money on my product or service”. In today’s Profit Love Byte I am going to tell…

Magic Sales Pill

How do I make more sales?

Struggling to make sales? I hear this all the time, I see it constantly in Facebook groups and it is one of the most common questions I am asked. Anytime I post “Ask Melanie” on Facey I get this question at least once. So…

Free tools to increase sales

Free Tools to Increase Sales

A huge shoutout to Kylie Patchett who shared some tools I had never heard of! I am not a big business tools user, I prefer pen and paper and find that a lot of the tools designed to make life easier just overcomplicate things.…

Women Who Inspire Kristy

How Kristy Transformed Her Business

I recently interviewed Kristy from Creative Flow Graphic Design about how she has transformed her business over the past 12 months. I think sometimes hearing the advice from me gets a little … old… So why not hear it from Kristy! Kristy talk about:…

Can't make a decision?

What is “Decision Fatigue” and how to avoid it.

   Are you someone who struggles with being productive all day? Do you find yourself procrastinating later in the day? You may be suffering from what is called Decision Fatigue. Making decisions is tiring you out girl! There is research that examined 1,112 judicial…

Owning Your Weakness

What is your weakness?

  I posted a while ago on Facebook about understanding how to complete a SWOT analysis. It is a part of a business plan that is very unexy but incredibly useful. SWOT stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. The first time I posted…

Upleveling

Upleveling. Why you don’t need to be perfect today.

   When I say the word “perfectionist” does that stir something up in you? Do you identify with that? I am guessing at least 80% of the women watching this video will be like “Ohuh… she is talking to me”. In today’s Profit Love Byte…

No One Cares

People aren’t thinking about you!

If you are making decisions in your business based on what other people might think about you I am going to tell you something that probably sounds harsh, but you need to hear it. People are thinking about you a whole lot less than…

Unsexy Business

Unsexy Business. What is it and why do you need to know?

I would like to thank Facebook and Instagram for giving women a completely false idea of what running a successful business looks like. Everyday my feeds are filled with what I like to call women’s business porn. The provocative images posted give a glimpse…

Simple video set up for recording video blogs at home

My Simple Video Set Up

This is my super simple video set up. I have fancy backdrops, an expensive video camera, tripods and other junk but I find it easier just to do it this way. The equipment and programs I reference are below for you. Lighting Set-up (I…