What To Do When You’ve Lost Passion For Your Ecommerce Business

Feeling like you've lost passion for business? Does the business that used to get you bouncing out of bed in the morning now feel like a chore? Here are four ideas for you to try to reignite your passion for your biz and make more money. Remember when the ding of PayPal used to give you a buzz? And visiting the post office was soooo freaking exciting because every sale gave you confidence that people wanted your products. But now? Looking at your products waiting to be sold doesn’t make you excited – it just makes you anxious. And packaging up your orders is no longer fun – it’s just another chore you have to do every-damn-day. Look, it’s completely normal to not get excited about everything you do in your business. Frankly [...]

By |2020-05-12T16:35:48+10:00March 18th, 2015|Growing Your Business, Running Your Business|1 Comment

What I’ve Learned From Six Months in Business

Today marks six months since I officially flung open the doors on my business and started working full time as a small business copywriter. And what a ride it’s been! I’d love to say that it’s all been great, but the reality is that some things haven’t turned out like I thought they would. But, I have figured out a lot of important stuff about my biz and myself in that time, and had some amazing wins (sometimes unexpectedly). This week, I wanted to share with you what I've learned so far in my business. Enjoy! (Nearly) Everything You Do is An Experiment I spent a lot of time in the early stages of my business obsessing over the right way to do things. Like, should I call prospects or email them? Should I list my [...]

By |2019-10-16T12:51:45+11:00December 16th, 2014|Copywriting, Growing Your Business, Money & Business|2 Comments

How to Prepare Your Website & Shop for Christmas

There are two people in this world: those who secretly start planning for Christmas in August, and those (like me) who panic and leave everything until December 21st. Now of course if you’re a Melbourne business selling just about any product, then I’ll bet Christmas is your super-busy time of year. For a lot of businesses, 20% of their annual sales happen in December. Getting super-prepped for the shopping-frenzy could see those numbers climb even higher. So I wanted to bring together some great ideas on how to prep your business for Christmas.   Online Prepare Your Website for Christmas Now’s not the time for a full rebrand or overhaul of your site. But it’s still important to make sure your website is up-to-date and showing your business in the best light. Make sure your [...]

By |2020-05-12T16:37:20+10:00November 5th, 2014|Marketing, Selling|0 Comments
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