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Boosting posts? Please don’t!

Boosting posts? Please don’t!

Ever seen those little prompts from Facebook telling you ‘Others have boosted posts like this …’ and found yourself thinking, ‘Oh, it’s just twenty bucks. I should give it a go.’ Of course you have. And we understand that your Read More ...
How a thing called a “5F Flight Plan” launched my online business.

How a thing called a “5F Flight Plan” launched my online business.

April 10, 2017. Something needed to happen, and quickly. Cyclone Debbie had torn through the Whitsundays and trashed our boats, which meant no income. For, like, who knew how long? Jobs in town were scarce and, the truth is, I Read More ...
An Engineer on your Team? Really?

An Engineer on your Team? Really?

Dubbed ‘the people’s engineer’ who helps us finish ambitiously fun projects, Lindsey Nelson is onto something. If you’re like me, you do your work thing, then you take some time out, then when you’re refreshed your mind starts spitting out Read More ...
Startup? Hustle ain’t so bad. Use what you have.

Startup? Hustle ain’t so bad. Use what you have.

There’s some debate these days about the current meaning of what it is to hustle. The original, unethical connotations are being replaced by the idea of getting things done, using whatever resources you have, to get your business moving. I Read More ...
Sales? Schmucky? Think again.

Sales? Schmucky? Think again.

If you’re in business, you need to understand sales. Yes, even you authors who are happier behind your keyboard than in front of a person, and leave your house only once a week because your dog needs food from the Read More ...
Turn your Passion into a Profitable Business

Turn your Passion into a Profitable Business

There are many ways you can do it, of course. Much will depend on your personality – are you one who calculates risk thoroughly and then waits for the ‘perfect’ opportunity, or are you at the other end of the Read More ...
Sign Your First Clients in 14 Days

Sign Your First Clients in 14 Days

Without a budget? Too soon? Too much to expect? Not so. When launching your online business – or any business, for that matter – you need to take it from a ‘good idea’ to reality as quickly as possible. Which Read More ...

 

What a week!

It’s been rather full here – still in clean up mode after Cyclone Debbie; the wind blasting the last few days as a side effect of Cyclones Ella and Donna having a cat fight in the Pacific. My heart’s going out to the people of Vanuatu, Fiji and New Zealand in the stubborn storms.

On a good note, progress has been made on building this website and two free tools to help you market your business have been created, with a third due out soon. Have a look at ‘8 Ways to get Your Local Business Seen Online’ and let me know how you go. I cannot tell you how pleased I get when I see people doing well in their business!

McKee Creative - 8 Ways to get YOUR Local Business Seen Online

And, I’ve met the most lovely people – Sushmita Thakare Jain invited me to do a guest post for EFR International, and Jaynie Morris and I are brewing a bunch of ideas for her new resources. Jaynie has an incredible story of why she lives every second to the full, and is a powerhouse of inspiration.

What are the things bugging you right now as you think about what you need to do next? We’re planning loads more free resources, so email/PM/Skype your questions and I’ll see what we can do. I absolutely love my team – whenever I tell them there’s a new project to tackle, they nail it!

In the meantime, do what you can with what you have. And look after you. You’re worth it.

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