6 Steps to Capturing & Nurturing Leads to Conversion

By Jennie Lyon / January 11, 2022

Every user has their pain point, and they’re looking for products or services that can help them address that pain point. Make the right first impression, and you have a chance to convert your potential customer into an actual customer. But your efforts to build relationships with your leads don’t stop there. That’s how you begin to nurture your leads, so they buy from you when they are ready. I call this your lead generation strategy. A lead generation strategy is crucial for any level of business. Why? Because, without one, you’ll rely on your ICA to find you, and…

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How the iOS15 Update will Impact Email Marketing

By Jennie Lyon / October 26, 2021
How The iOS 15 Update Will Impact Email Marketing

Apple has done it again. Every small business owner and entrepreneur is well aware of the iOS14 updates and its impact on tracking paid marketing. Now, it’s time for email marketers to feel the same pain and panic that ensued between media buyers and ad agencies with the iOS15 update. We all remember the scramble to change our marketing plans and figure out the new way to have insights into our audience’s preferences and actions. Apple is taking it to the next level.  According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, Apple believes that privacy is “one of the top issues of the…

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What is List Fatigue? 5 Ways to Overcome it!

By Jennie Lyon / October 5, 2021
What is List Fatigue 5 Ways to Overcome it

Do you find yourself scrolling past articles with titles like “7 Ways to Increase Your Email Subscribers by 20%” or “How to Gain More Followers on Social Media” because they all say the same thing? You’re not alone. It’s called list fatigue and it’ll ruin most of your marketing efforts if left unchecked.  List fatigue happens when people are over-exposed to emails that don’t provide any new information or are not keeping a pulse on what the reader actually wants to be consuming. I know you’re busy. You’ve got a million things on your plate, not to mention the fact…

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How to Super-Charge Your Email List By Offering a Fantastic Lead Magnet!

By Jennie Lyon / June 29, 2021
JLVAS - Lead Magnet

When you see a “sign up for my newsletter” on a website, do you click “Yes?” I would put money on your answer being “No, of course not!” And I understand why. We are conditioned to HATE email. Every time you check your email, you likely have dozens of messages sitting in your inbox telling you that “Won a free cruise” or “Your Outlook Email is About to Be Cancelled!” Spam has ruined email, plain and simple. So, why on earth would anyone want to give their email out to a random website?  With all of that in mind, when…

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How to Grow Your Email List with Social Media Marketing

By Jennie Lyon / July 7, 2020
How to Grow Your Email List with Social Media Marketing

So let me ask, how many years have you been building your email list? Time and time again on consultation calls, I hear from potential clients who want to focus ALL of their marketing efforts on social media. But here’s the thing: you don’t “own” your social media followers. I’ve tragically seen clients’ accounts closed down by Facebook & Instagram (sometimes for no reason, just a simple mistake), meaning that they lose those followers forever or at least until they can get a hold of someone who can help! Plus, as you know, Facebook likes to choose who sees your…

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Is Your Client Onboarding Sequence Automated? It Should Be!

By Jennie Lyon / February 25, 2019

For me, landing a new client is a lot like Christmas! You know the feeling of excitement and anticipation seeing the gifts under the tree? You just can’t wait to unwrap them. That’s me with a new client. I can’t wait to dig into their business with them, learning everything I need to know to boost their business and help them reach the next level they’ve been striving for. Getting to know my new clients is an absolute joy… but boy oh boy, can it ever be time-consuming! Between the consult, the follow-ups, the contract signing, the welcome kit, invoicing,…

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It’s Time to Create a Solid Online Marketing Plan!

By Jennie Lyon / December 27, 2018

As small business owners, the internet has given us so much. It’s often used for procrastinating, with cat videos on YouTube or reading random articles on Wikipedia. But that’s the “bad” stuff. It’s also given us social media networks that we can use to connect with clients directly.

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How Have Things Changed Over the Course of Your Year?

By Jennie Lyon / December 18, 2018

New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, and that means a brand-new year will be starting soon. Around this time, I tend to start looking back on everything that I’ve accomplished over the last 12 months and everything that has changed.

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Give Yourself the Holiday Gift of Time With a Virtual Assistant

By Jennie Lyon / December 3, 2018

Have you ever seen A Christmas Carol? The scene that always stuck with me as a small business owner was seeing Bob Cratchit having to stay late on Christmas to finish his work. Boy, I’ve been there (Although being my own boss, I guess I am sort of my own Scrooge too…)In December, there are so many things on your plate, from work to family, to the holidays themselves, that it can be tricky to get everything done by the last week of the year (not to mention stretching every dollar). But thankfully, there is a holiday miracle that can…

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Using Pinterest to Grow Your Small Business’ Email List

By Jennie Lyon / November 12, 2018

We spend so much time talking about the marketing potential of Facebook and Instagram that we sometimes forget about a very popular social media service: Pinterest!Although Pinterest doesn’t necessarily have the same reach as Facebook (although that might change in the future), it does have over 200 million dedicated users who do one billion searches on it each month. That’s an incredible amount of activity and engagement. The big difference between Facebook and Pinterest is in their purpose. While Facebook is designed to bring people together, making is a fantastic way to connect with clients and customers, Pinterest is a…

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