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YOU STARTED A BUSINESS! YOU ARE AMAZING AT WHAT YOU DO. But there is a lot more to running a successful business: accounting, marketing, IT, sales, management. You wear so many hats. Add family, friends, health, home…no wonder you are tired! WE GET IT! We have been small business owners for the past seven years and have worked with small business owners for the last fourteen years. We know the challenges of finding the right solutions and juggling all the responsibilities. We know how hard it is to put YOURSELF on the to-do-list. YOU ARE NOT ALONE. COME JOIN THE COMMUNITY. TOGETHER WE CAN GROW AND THRIVE.
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Aug 26, 2018

The 4 tips to help you to think differently about your marketing

  • New prerecording time on Facebook Wednesdays 3:30 EST Small Biz Life Community
  • Patreon for content providers
  • Udemey for selling courses and books
  • Look at companies who serve your client
  • More than gift cards

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Aug 19, 2018

As a solopreneur or small business owner, it is common to get caught up at your desk and as the digital world makes it easier to work from home. It can lead to chronic loneliness. Join Kristin and Jeff as we talk about the signs of loneliness and what we can do to avoid the seclusion.

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Signs of loneliness

  1. Trouble sleeping
  2. Spending lots of time on social media
  3. Binge-watching TV
  4. Taking lots of long, hot showers
  5. Increased spending on "stuff"
  6. Weight gain
  7. Increased frequency of illness
  8. Experiencing symptoms of depression

9 Secret Signs of Loneliness @ Everyday Health

Tips for fighting loneliness

  1. Meet with a person or small groups
    1. Virtual coffee break
    2. Meetups
    3. Coworking space
    4. Online hangouts
    1. Networking groups
    2. Chambers of Commerce
    3. Kids playgroups
    4. Industry groups
  2. Larger groups of people
  3. Civic groups
  4. Nonprofit volunteering

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Aug 12, 2018

Small business owners are work very hard. Very quickly most learn that it will not be a simple 9 AM to 5 PM job. Join Kristin and Jeff in this episode giving five tips to prevent your small business from becoming a 24/7 job.

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The 5 tips no prevent your business from a 24/7 work lifestyle

  1.  You have to learn realistic expectations about what you can get done in a day.
  2. Set realistic expectations for your customers
  3. Systems in place so you are not working 90 hour weeks
    1. Last work block should be review and catchup work for the day
  4. Set a stop time
    1. Get a business line cellphone if you cannot help yourself
    2. Always respond to clients in your preferred method of contact
    3. Do not disturb mode or Mute your phone
  5. Cell phone tips

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Episode 151 - Contentment vs. Complacency https://www.smallbizlife.com/blog/151-contentment-vs-complacency

Episode 148 - Learning to sell like a mother with Renee Hribar https://www.smallbizlife.com/blog/148-learning-to-sell-like-a-mother-with-renee-hribar

 

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Aug 5, 2018

In this episode, we discuss how to find contentment in your business without becoming complacent. We will also discuss why working 90 hours per week and never be getting any sleep is not the goal.

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  • How you can become content with your small business
  • Be content, not Complacent
  • Avoiding Complacency
  • Going from the service provider to selling information without killing yourself

NEVER STOP BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS

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