Jessica Learns To Code Day 1 – Hopping On The Roller Coaster!

As I mentioned in my last blog post, I am taking an online class called Intro To Programming at Udacity and learning to code. I picked this class from the catalog because I have another goal in mind and that’s to work through the Front-End Web Developer Nanodegree at Udacity. Why? Because it sort of […]

Hello, world! A New Adventure…

Over the years I have written a lot of blog posts. Then in June of this year the ideas just stopped coming to me. I felt like Forrest Gump – I was running and running and running and then one day, I just stopped. via GIPHY Recently I was going through the hoops steps to […]


New Infusionsoft Training Webinar!

I’ve just returned from our annual end of the school year vacation. This year we went to Europe – England and Italy – and I could talk your ear off for days about all of our adventures abroad. In a nutshell: We had an amazing trip. Look at this photo I took of the Colosseum […]


3 Reasons Why An Online Scheduling Software Is A Must For Every Business Owner

If you’re pretty good at what you do, people may will ask for your time. They will email you and ask for a meeting. They will email you and suggest you meet for coffee. They may cold call you to see if you “just have a minute”. An online scheduling software is the solution to […]

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Infusionsoft or ActiveCampaign: How To Pick The Best Email Marketing Software For Your Business

Since I’m an Infusionsoft Certified Consultant and an ActiveCampaign Certified Consultant I am frequently asked to compare Infusionsoft and ActiveCampaign as email marketing solutions. The scenario is typically an Infusionsoft customer who wants to move to ActiveCampaign. I can’t recall ever encountering an ActiveCampaign customer who wants to move to Infusionsoft – although I once worked […]

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How To Bend The Duplicate Checking Rules In Infusionsoft

When a door closes, open a window. If you have spent any time using Infusionsoft you have run a duplicate check of your contact records via Admin => Data Cleanup => Check For Duplicate Contact Records. And you have encountered this list of rule combos: …and you hated all of the options. Hate is a […]

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3 Reasons Why You Should Not Use More Than One Email Marketing Software At A Time

It’s very common that I will work with businesses who want to “get back on the horse” with their email marketing and marketing automation in general. Their email marketing software is collecting dust (figuratively speaking) and they want to get back in the marketing automation game so they can do more, make more, and often work […]

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Why Your Business Needs To Be Like A Spicy Smoothie

I am the lead smoothie maker at our house and I must admit I have become quite good at it. Recently I bought my second smoothie maker because I wore the first one out. I’m proud to say that I no longer put things like ice cream in our morning smoothies but I will confess […]


How To Love Your Business

It was Valentine’s Day this week – the day that’s all about hearts and love! And chocolate. And teddy bears. So, let’s talk about how to love your business. That’s right, you can love your business! But it takes work to build a business that you love. Yes, work! All of this business stuff takes […]


3 Reasons Why You Must Make Time For Marketing

You’re busy. I know. Or I should say: Oh, you’re the busy business owner! I’ve been looking all over for you because you’re the only one. You’re like a unicorn – so rare! If that statement stings, I’m sorry. I know that if you are someone who thinks you’re always busy and tells everyone about […]