EPISODE 37: HOLIDAY STRESS AND PREPPING FOR 2018

In this episode I share what keeps me stress free throughout the holiday season. My go-to rituals! I also give you a few tips and tricks on what helps me get ready for a new year!

If you need a longer check list on how to be organized check out this blog I wrote!

Again, I apologize for my voice. This dam virus will not leave me alone! lol

And don’t forget to take time for yourself this week even if it’s five minutes! You’ll thank me later…

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Talk soon, Kelly

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EPISODE 36: A LITTLE DECEMBER UPDATE! WORK/LIFE BALANCE AND WHY I LOVE A GOOD LIST!

I don’t know about you but I love a good list and I talk about why in this episode. I also share a little bit of what has been going on in my life over the past few weeks as well as what I have in store for the new year. My voice came back but the cold is still there so I apologize for the stuffiness, my coughs and my little technical difficulties. I obviously post the raw and real recordings. No editing here my friends!

You only have one life so find something that makes you happy and just do it! Make whatever that is happen. If you don’t you my regret it. More explanation on this on today’s show so tune in when you have a chance!

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Talk soon, Kelly

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HOW TO PLAN AHEAD

Do you prepare your content, product or pitch ahead of time? How far out do you plan?

One year, Six months, three months, maybe even a few weeks.

These are questions you must know the answers to and follow through with if you want to run a successful business.

There are four things that you absolutely must need in order to this this correctly. A 12 month calendar, editorial or school holiday calendar, a calculator and Excel to track your numbers. Or another program if you prefer.

If you are using Social Media to enhance and advertise your brand message then you should absolutely have a content and/or editorial calendar for the topics you plan on posting throughout the week.

You always want to stay ahead of the game. You want to take advantage of popular used hashtags in order to gain visibility to your pages. I am not saying this do this all the time I am simply saying it is something you should really take a look at. If it makes the most sense as to what service or product your brand provides then by all means go for it!

If you have not hopped on the social media train yet no worries. This still applies to you. You want to grab a calendar and of course your computer and look at holidays, important business days and trending people or places. Research everything you can under this topic to see how you can use those days to help promote your business.

Advertisements and products are always designed and paid for months and sometimes years in advance so if this is your route then you probably already have a strategy in place. If you don’t then I think you may really need my help! I can absolutely help you put together the best plan of action and point you in the right direction which would be more sales in your business. However, I hope this part is already taken care of 🙂

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I challenge you to create your next two months today as well as get to planning 2018. Pencil in the days you want to get more customers, guests or clients. How are you going to get them? What sales tactics will you choose to use? Print ads, flyers, direct marketing, social media posts, paid influencers?

I know. I know. So many questions but you will have to have answers for them in order to achieve the success that you deserve and have worked so hard for! Trust me when I say I have been there and done that many times!

Plan ahead and I promise your sales will see an increase. A boost in confidence and a hell of a lot less stress. Just sayn’…

What is one project you have prepped for that is coming up? Are you ready for 2018?

How long have you been working on it?

What is a puzzle piece that you are missing right now?

Let me know…

I’m always full of ideas and as you are fully aware love to help others build their brand.

Have a question? Comment below so I can answer…

Until tomorrow…

KAG

PS Did I mention you should plan ahead? Ok. You’re listening. Just wanted to double check! Now get to it. Times a tickn’…

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