Over the last few days, I’ve managed to close down 1 course (and refund 5 students) – sign 1 (the first!) author to our publishing platform – hire 2 more contractors (bringing us up to 4) – and most of all, re-think, re-calibrate and refine much of my own thinking about how (and where) I want to spend my time going forward.
(and how to align my energy and effort to address what my existing, everyday audience wants and needs, vs what I’ve been trying to sell)
So while I (personally) dive more deeply into the writing, creativity and publishing piece of my own journey, in the spirit of building something meaningful in the “mindfulness’ , self publishing & enlightened entrepreneurial space, we (as a team) are going to be offering a whole suite of services to folks who want to fast track building their own online agencies, web consultancies and online marketing services.
Because my blog audience is like 80% comprised of “how do I build a directory/sell services/launch a this/that/otherthing” TODAY, right now……with THESE/those/which tools/templates – and “how can I work with you to do XY or Z TODAY”- I’m talking about writing books…and they are like – uh…not so much.
My compromise solution, which I knew going in was tragically flawed – was trying to come up with a “course” that covered all the bases – and of course, if you watched the end of Boys in the Hood, you know how that story ends. (spoiler alert: Ice cube gets capped)
So here is what we’re doing instead.
We’re rolling out a whole series of low cost, LAUNCHiT! style services for aspiring online agencies, directory builders, authority site entrepreneurs, and folks who want to build online communities….but are stuck trying to pick the right tools, templates, tech or techniques to get off the ground. I have 2 dedicated people who will not only help you launch your directory – but these are the exact people I’ve used to grow several of mine.
Then I’ll get on the phone with clients and do what I do best – which is brainstorm, mastermind and map out marketing strategies that are specific to the goals, objectives and use cases that are ideal for each client.
We’re going to roll a bunch of these out in a store over the course of this week – and we’ll have different programs for folks who want to build a CURATION content site, vs a directory site, vs a social community style site, etc.
In addition, we’re going to really push out some great offers for folks who want to publish books, blogs, content, coaching and courses in your own PASSION or purpose based business – doing what you love, and getting paid well to make people better around your own expertise. THIS is what I love do most – where my own energies are aligned – and what inspires me to get up and do everyday as well.
So check out our first LAUNCHiT! offer here – we’ll be changing prices based on response and resource availability – so if it’s a fit for your needs – let me know via email here!