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#695: Create Your 9-to-5 Exit Strategy in 5 Simple Steps [Video]

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#695: Create Your 9-to-5 Exit Strategy in 5 Simple Steps

To listen to the full episode and to get the show notes, head here: https://amyporterfield.com/2024/07/695

My top 5 tips to successfully leave your corporate job and start your dream business today.

You’ve finally taken the courageous leap to quit your 9-5 and start building the business of your dreams? So…what’s next? Well – the very first step is to listen to this episode! I’m not lying when I say that today’s episode is one I wish I had when I left my corporate job and started my own business 15 years ago.

I’m lifting the curtain on the most important steps you can take as a first-time entrepreneur that I know will set you and your business up for success right from the start! And these tips aren’t just for newbies. Even if you’re a seasoned pro, you might find yourself listening along and reflecting back on your early days – or you could realize that you might have skipped one or two of these crucial steps!

My sweet friend, you’ll hear all the details about why I’m so grateful I started to build a thriving email list early on, how I’ve learned to use all the feedback from my audience, and exactly where I like to reinvest my profit back into my business.

Today, I talk about:
(3:43) Tips for setting a realistic revenue goal for your first year (instead of trying to make millions!)
(5:41) The best ways to connect and learn from your audience
(8:07) Why it’s so important to grow and nurture your email list
(10:17) How to connect with a community of other entrepreneurs
(13:29) Where to reinvest your profit back into your business

Listen in and get ready to have the business, freedom, and life you’ve always wanted! The time to start is NOW.

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#688: How To Break Free From The Fear You Have Around Money with Mel Abraham [Video]

To listen to the full episode and to get the show notes, head here: https://www.amyporterfield.com/2024/06/688/ Understanding your finances, investing like a pro, and reaching the financial freedom you’ve always wanted.As an entrepreneur, I'm sure you know how important it is to understand your finances. You're the one who's solely responsible for bringing it in every month, and it can be super stressful and confusing, right?! I'll be honest – when I first started my entrepreneurial journey, I really struggled with my finances. I didn't know how to plan ahead, invest, or make smart financial decisions, and I made a lot of mistakes in those early days. But it doesn't have to be the same for you! Today, you're in the best hands to learn those skills and much more with brilliant CPA and extremely successful entrepreneur Mel Abraham. He's here to share two super simple yet powerful money concepts he coaches his clients on. And if you haven't heard of his book "Building Your Money Machine," you're in for a treat! It's an incredible resource with practical and actionable steps to help you build a solid foundation for financial success. Mel also opens up on how he managed an extremely scary cancer diagnosis. It was then that he saw the financial challenges small business owners face and decided to put his principles into his book. My friend, with Mel's wisdom, you can build wealth like never before and finally achieve the financial freedom you've always wanted. Today, we discuss: (7:59) How Mel’s cancer journey affected his business (12:40) Understanding why you might have a fear of making financial decisions (21:07) The importance of having open conversations about money and having a backup plan (24:35) Using the “wealth priority ladder” to create a good financial foundation, have priorities, and maximize the returns of every single dollar (32:35) Tips and tricks for investing your money for financial freedom (38:03) How to be debt free in your retirement (44:13) Everything you will learn from Mel’s brilliant book! Listen in and take control of your finances today! Trust me – this is an episode you don't want to miss. If you’re thinking… "I love Amy and Online Marketing Made Easy,” then please Rate, Review, & Follow on Apple Podcasts! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/online-marketing-made-easy-with-amy-porterfield/id594703545

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#696: How I Quit Social Media & Still Grew My Business 165% with Kate Kordsmeier [Video]

To listen to the full episode and to get the show notes, head here: https://amyporterfield.com/2024/07/696Why quitting social media could be the best move you can make to scale your business with Kate Kordsmeier.I want you to take a moment to imagine what your life and business would look like if you decided to completely quit social media. No more endless scrolling on TikTok or marketing on Instagram – would you still thrive? Well, guess what? My guest today, the fabulous Kate Kordsmeier, actually quit social media in 2021 and saw her business grow by a whopping 165%. It is possible, my friend! Now, if you know me, you know that I have a love-hate relationship with social media. There are things about it that I don't particularly like, but I also see the many benefits it brings to my business. So, today's conversation was both uncomfortable and super eye-opening for me! Kate is an entrepreneur and the CEO of an online business called "Success With Soul," where she helps women become entrepreneurs without the burnout. And today, she's here to encourage you to reframe how you connect, market, and scale your businesses in the digital age. She opens up about why she permanently logged off socials, how you can determine if it's the right move for you, and shares strategies for growing your business, email list, and creativity without being so reliant on social media. You became an entrepreneur because you wanted to live life on your terms. So, if you've ever felt tied down to your Instagram, questioned the ROI from Facebook, or simply don’t find joy in using social media, listen in because this episode might just be the wake-up call you never knew you needed! In this episode, you’ll learn: (5:17) Why Kate decided to completely quit social media (10:27) Strategies for growing your email list without social and the importance of SEO(20:08) How to know if quitting social media is right for you and the steps you can take to start distancing yourself(28:25) The incredible creative opportunities with marketing off of social (31:56) The common misconceptions about social media and tips for using it amongst other parts of your businessIf you’re thinking… "I love Amy and Online Marketing Made Easy,” then please Rate, Review, & Follow on Apple Podcasts! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/online-marketing-made-easy-with-amy-porterfield/id594703545

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#695: Create Your 9-to-5 Exit Strategy in 5 Simple Steps [Video]

To listen to the full episode and to get the show notes, head here: https://amyporterfield.com/2024/07/695My top 5 tips to successfully leave your corporate job and start your dream business today.You've finally taken the courageous leap to quit your 9-5 and start building the business of your dreams? So…what's next? Well – the very first step is to listen to this episode! I’m not lying when I say that today's episode is one I wish I had when I left my corporate job and started my own business 15 years ago. I'm lifting the curtain on the most important steps you can take as a first-time entrepreneur that I know will set you and your business up for success right from the start! And these tips aren't just for newbies. Even if you're a seasoned pro, you might find yourself listening along and reflecting back on your early days – or you could realize that you might have skipped one or two of these crucial steps!My sweet friend, you'll hear all the details about why I'm so grateful I started to build a thriving email list early on, how I've learned to use all the feedback from my audience, and exactly where I like to reinvest my profit back into my business. Today, I talk about: (3:43) Tips for setting a realistic revenue goal for your first year (instead of trying to make millions!) (5:41) The best ways to connect and learn from your audience (8:07) Why it’s so important to grow and nurture your email list (10:17) How to connect with a community of other entrepreneurs (13:29) Where to reinvest your profit back into your business Listen in and get ready to have the business, freedom, and life you’ve always wanted! The time to start is NOW. If you’re thinking… "I love Amy and Online Marketing Made Easy,” then please Rate, Review, & Follow on Apple Podcasts! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/online-marketing-made-easy-with-amy-porterfield/id594703545

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#693: The Mid-Year Reset to Help You Hit Your 2024 Revenue Goals [Video]

To listen to the full episode and to get the show notes, head here: https://amyporterfield.com/2024/07/693Feeling behind? Here are 3 quick ways to boost your revenue and get back on track toward your annual goals.Can you believe it? We're already halfway through the year! Time is absolutely flying my friend, and if you're feeling those Sunday Scaries about meeting your annual goals, know that you're not alone. But the good news is you can turn your anxiety into action and start to close the gap between your goals and your actual numbers TODAY!If you're feeling a bit behind in reaching your annual goals – don't worry, I've got you covered. In this episode, we're gearing up for the ultimate mid-year business reset! I'm lifting the curtain on three of my favorite tried and true "low-lift" strategies to quickly boost your revenue and get you right back on track toward your goals. Whether you're way more behind than you had anticipated or just need a little nudge, these tips are designed to help you finish the year out strong.Plus, I reveal my secret go-to tool that keeps me super organized and incredibly focused on my goals all year long. Just imagine ringing in 2025 with a massive sense of accomplishment (and relief!), knowing you've hit your target and then some! Today, I discuss: (3:35) Why you need to be paying attention to your numbers (8:33) Leveraging your pre-existing skills to craft a special low-cost offer (10:30) How to design a simple and quick yet high-converting workshop course (13:42) Tips for using affiliate marketing to boost your revenue (17:21) The best way to stay organized and plan for your long-term goalsListen in and remember that whether you're behind your goal or not, it doesn't determine your worth! There is still a ton of opportunity to make 2024 your best year yet. If you’re thinking… "I love Amy and Online Marketing Made Easy,” then please Rate, Review, & Follow on Apple Podcasts! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/online-marketing-made-easy-with-amy-porterfield/id594703545