Celebrate successes

5 Minute Motivator – Celebrate Your Success

24 Oct 2014

You’ve been working hard, often long hours in your home office, to create a business of your own. Go on – celebrate your success. It’s time you realised you’ve done what most can’t won’t.

For a lot of small business owners and entrepreneurs, we often forget just what we’ve been able to achieve.

I’ll never forget my first client under my very first business. I saved them over $75,000 when they built their new home.

Our promise at the time was a 10% savings, and we just fell short of 20%. It was awesome and my client was over the moon. Continue Reading

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How To Grow A Business By 10% Or More Each Year

23 Oct 2014

How to grow a business by 10% or more year on year is one of the biggest challenges established business owners face.

There are so many variables – so many shifting goalposts and so many opportunities screaming out for attention that it can, at times, be overwhelming. It’s also healthy to grow. If you’re stagnating then that’s not a good warning sign unless you’re already totally dominating your market and you have near 100% saturation.

Here are a number of strategies I would suggest you consider and work through 1 at a time to implement for business growth. Continue Reading

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The Best Ecommerce Plugin For WordPress Isn’t Just A Plugin

22 Oct 2014

Trying to find the best ecommerce plugin for wordpress can be a painful and drawn out experience. I recently had to research dozens of ecommerce solutions and not once did I find the best solution organically using Google. But I’m going to share it with you today.

After looking through countless ecommerce plugins, one absolutely wipes the table with all the others.

First, I want to discuss the solutions that most people recommend; Continue Reading

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Typical Business Goals For The Short Term

21 Oct 2014

I figure it’s time to set some goals for Typical Business and what better way than to make those goals transparent – for accountability sake as well as for a learning resource.

Why set goals?

When I first started Typical Business (as a website) I figured I had things I wanted to share. As I’ve previously mentioned, I really enjoy helping others on their journey, whatever that may be.

I figured, why not share some of the good, bad and ugly from my own business experience?

Because I play a lot with the online world, my off-line friends Continue Reading