How many businesses do you currently operate? How many of them are earning their keep? If that MLM is nothing more than an expensive hobby, dump it. If your side blog is wasting precious content creation time, close it down so you can concentrate on your money-making projects. If you’ve got domain names sitting parked, sell them.
And how many online presences do you have? Ones that lose or make you money, even if you’re no longer aware of their existence. (Hey, this happens!)
This module will help you sort that out, quickly and easily. (Or at least, more quickly than you can probably do it yourself, at this point!)
Section 1: Say Goodbye to Distractions; Get Back into Your Creative Flow
In addition to what we’ve already discussed, here are ten more ways to reduce your monthly business expenses, while actually streamlining your business. Invest in a tech consultation. Talk to a VA who specializes in tech to determine if you’re paying for unnecessary software or services: For example, paying for platforms or software subscriptions that offer duplicate features. If that’s the case, consider switching to an all-in-one platform that does everything you need … all from the same dashboard. Plan to outsource now. Even if you’re not ready to start yet. Start outsourcing anyway. Hiring a virtual assistant who can take on non-money-making tasks or help you stay more visible or organized is a great first step. Make sure you give your outsource contractors clear directions. They do not mind read, and you need to know how to convey what you need. Use checklists and templates. Templates that you can customize save time—and checklists are perfect, especially when you are dealing with outsource contractors. You can easily hand off a checklist: A strategy that can eliminate unnecessary messages or phone calls. Make a business plan. Whatever you want to do with your business in the future, plan it first. This will allow you to anticipate problems, obstacles or steps you need to take – as well as contractors you need to line up. Plus, it is the most reliable way to ensure you stay on budget. (And if creating business plans is not your thing, be sure to check out LivePlan.) Set clear deadlines and milestones in my business. These keep you on target, and help eliminate confusion and miscommunications. Hire a bookkeeper. If you haven’t already done so, this is one of your best strategies. Interview her carefully, and look for someone experienced in preparing taxes (even if you already have a CPA for tax-time). Buy a new computer. If you spend the bulk of your day online, don’t wrestle with an ancient operating system on an old computer or fight an incompatible printer. Nowadays, programs and platforms require more power than ever before. Keeping your hardware current can not only speed up production and save you time, but reduce frustration and burnout too. Always focus on your goal. When setting your priorities for the day, remember to weigh them against your key business brand factors: USP Mission Ideal Client Big Goal Realize that investing a day or two in streamlining your business now can have benefits not only on your pocket book, but on your brand and health and business vision too. Reset your business—and get back into the flow with renewed confidence and clarity.
- Lesson 1: Take Inventory of The Chaos
- Lesson 2: Weeding Out Those Non-Productive Assets And Liabilities
- Lesson 3 : Know What to Throw Away
- Lesson 4 : Cancel Non-Productive Memberships
- Lesson 5 : How to Determine if It Is’s Worth Saving
- Lesson 6 : Ten Tips For Streamlining Your Time and Business
- Quiz 1
Section 2 : How to Let Go of Costly Burdens to Create a More Profitable, Streamlined Business
Learning Objective: Cleaning up your business mistakes We’ve all done it. We sign up for products and programs with the best of intentions, and two years later, we’re still paying for them…and haven’t ever used them. What are you spending money on right now that you’re not making the most of? Either get rid of them, or make a plan to turn them into assets.
Section 3 : How Optimizing + Leveraging Your Existing Resources Can Result in a Positive Cash Flow
Learning Objective: Turning former flops into functioning funnels Half-finished funnels, opt-in incentives without a clear call to action, fantastic blog posts with no content upgrade… all of these non-optimized assets are costing money. Find them, finish them, and start seeing the benefits.
Section 4 : Apply These Simple Tweaks to Take Your Business to a Whole New Level
Learning Objective: The final clean-up Once you’ve got your sales funnels back in full swing, take it to the next level by deciding which products can be completed/reworked to bring in more cash. Let’s take a look at what can you do to add more value to your existing products – including raising the price and selling more too.
- Lesson 1: Re-Purposing Content – Fast and Easy Ways To Do It
- Lesson 2: Testing The Waters – Which Ones to Choose and Re-Use
- Lesson 3 : Adding More Value to Your Existing Products Without Going Overboard
- Lesson 4: How to Raise Your Price and Sell Even More Than Before
- Lesson 5 : Seven Small Tweaks to Set You Up For VIP Service
- Quiz 4 Copy