How To Select Your ICA & Craft Your Compelling Message Like An Expert!

By Jennie Lyon / January 4, 2022

You know how it feels when you’re talking to someone, and they just aren’t listening? It’s almost like they can’t hear a word you’re saying or that they are in their own world. The same thing happens in marketing, believe it or not, especially when it comes to crafting a compelling message. When it comes to marketing, sometimes it feels like you’re invisible. You’ve invested time and energy into creating content, writing marketing emails and posts, but the response is lackluster at best. No matter how hard you work, your prospects aren’t converting. As I have repeated time and time,…

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6 Action-Packed Tips for Crushing Your Q1 Business Goals!

By Jennie Lyon / December 28, 2021
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It’s almost the first quarter of 2022, and ‘momentum’ is a worrying word if you want your business to stay competitive. To avoid slipping off the radar and being forgotten in a sea of competitors, it’s time to rethink your goals for this quarter. What worked last quarter won’t necessarily work again, so take a look at your business and where you think it could benefit from new motivation. With so much change, it’s hard to know what works and what doesn’t. But if you make time for innovation each quarter, you’re sure to stay relevant. With constant change comes…

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7 Secret Steps to Successful Content + Free Workbook

By Jennie Lyon / December 7, 2021

If you want to become a successful content creator, you must write engaging content. Captivating readers and keeping them interested is key to continued and repeat traffic. Maybe this sounds overwhelming, or you hit writer’s block consistently, luckily writing content is easier than you think. It’s like riding a bike. Once you’ve got a system, you’ll never fret over it again.  Boosting productivity is an important goal for many e-commerce businesses and online entrepreneurs. Many of us know that by keeping it simple and focusing all our efforts on one thing at a time, we will streamline our outputs and…

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2022 Marketing Audit: 6 Things to do NOW to be Ready for the Future

By Jennie Lyon / November 2, 2021
2022 Marketing Audit: 6 Things to do NOW to be Ready for the Future

Running a business means taking on a lot of hard work, and one way to stay aware and optimize poorly performing areas is with an audit. The scope of a business audit varies depending on what you’re looking for, from a social media audit to a more detailed operational audit. By implementing these strategies early, you’ll ensure that your business is ready to weather the storm and continue to grow in unexpected ways in 2022. Today I want to talk about marketing tune-ups. You can’t just set up a business and hope for the best. For companies to prosper, they…

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The Simple Digital Marketing Strategy Pillars for Business Growth

By Jennie Lyon / September 9, 2021
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The marketing game has come a long way since its humble beginnings. Did you know that researchers and historians have found evidence of people using sales branding back in ancient Rome? I mean, it was joked about in Disney’s Hercules, the idea of using the titular hero to market products, but to know it was actually already in practice is neat if a bit crazy to think about! At any rate, commercial marketing as we know it came about later in the 19th century, evolving to what it is today – an inescapable part of growing your business. Now, knowing…

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5 Easy Ways to Use Video Content to Get Eyes on Your Business!

By Jennie Lyon / August 31, 2021
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Everywhere you look on the internet, you find information flung at you from every direction and medium. We are awash in stimuli for most of our day on our mobile devices, laptops, and computer monitors. When you consider marketing your business amidst this deluge of content, it can seem pretty overwhelming! Thankfully, you can use a digital marketing tool that provides some evergreen content options and is super easy to digest: video! While you can certainly invest your money into a commercial that streams on YouTube or TV, that isn’t always possible for a small business owner. In the beginning…

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8 Easy Ways to Create Passive Income Alongside Your Business!

By Jennie Lyon / August 24, 2021
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As a business owner, you know you gotta’ hustle to keep it all going. There’s so much on your plate, from marketing to hiring staff to planning and refining your strategy! Figuring out the work/life balance can be a struggle when you feel stressed about making ends meet. So, what if you looked into other revenue streams? Like, one’s that you don’t have to work at consistently? I’m talking passive income for your business. These are the side-hustles that earn you money with less work than your steady 9-5. They still require work, but most of that is done upfront…

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Best New Social Media Features to Boost Engagement!

By Jennie Lyon / July 27, 2021
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Do you seek out all of the latest news about social media? As a digital marketing expert and virtual assistant who focuses on social media, watching trends, new features, and announcements from social media networks is simply part of my job. I need to be on top of everything to offer my clients the best possible advice when it comes to building their social media strategy. Social media is simply one of the best ways to lead people to your website or landing page by using a mix of excellent copywriting and engaging graphics.  I have to admit that it’s…

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5 Ways to Use a Virtual Assistant to Create Content

By Jennie Lyon / March 2, 2021
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What do you think when you hear the words “content creation.” Whenever you sit down at your desk to write something, you are arguably creating content. Whether that be a private email, a newsletter for your business, or a public blog, it’s all content. The only difference is the audience that the content is meant for.  Content creation is one of the most time-demanding aspects of being a small business owner. You can eat up an entire afternoon by writing a blog post, trying to fine tune every detail to get your message across to your audience. Or what if…

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6 Ways to Drive Organic Free Traffic to Your Website

By Jennie Lyon / February 16, 2021
6 Ways to Drive Organic Free Traffic to Your Website

When it comes to website traffic, organic is my favorite, and not just because I run an earth-friendly eco-blog!  In digital marketing, organic traffic refers to folks who visit your website from unpaid sources, like Google searches or regular social media posts. Unlike paid traffic that comes from Facebook ads and other kinds of advertising, organic traffic is, well, free! That is, free in terms of money. You do need to invest time, effort, and energy into generating organic traffic, but the payoff is more than worth it. There are dozens of ways to boost organic traffic to your site,…

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