One foot in front of the other. Sometimes that’s what we have to do to keep moving forward in our goals to build a business. When I’m feeling like that, I have to pull out my list of “why I’m doing this” and hope it will make me feel better. It’s hard when I’m working full-time to make this work. I have to remind myself to be patient and look at what I’ve accomplished so far. And when I look back over these past few months, I have moved forward in an upward, positive motion.
My sessions with my business coach have come to an end for now. I got a lot of great information from these sessions, even though I always felt tired and unprepared. Our phone calls were always at 7pm because I work during the day. It’s rough when I get up at 5:30am to be chipper and not sound like a slug on the phone. The calls were recorded and when I would play them back to take notes I always sounded SO tired. Not a good impression BUT I did push on through and get great information and goal setting.
One awesome thing that was included in my package was a certain number of hours with her developer and designer. So guess what? I used those hours for the design of my logo so I could finally Brand myself. Branding was a big deal because it was obvious that my website didn’t reflect any. Even though I am a designer, I get too close to my work and decided to put it into someone else’s hands. This was the best decision I made. I love the logo and it’s a great place to get started.
You can see the new branding on the image from my last post, Week 12. What a difference from the previous post images. The new branding is currently in the works for a new redesign and branded website. I’m planning on having it launched before the end of August. I’m VERY excited about this, needless to say.
Also a BIG hoorah and milestone….I FINISHED the book Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk. What an awesome book and really helps put social media into perspective. Lots of takeaways from it. Makes me realize how much I LOVE online marketing and technology.
Now I’m moving on to the book Launch by Jeff Walker. I’m already into it and LOVING what I’m reading. Great stuff going on there and getting me very excited about moving forward.
It was a bit rough start to the week, coming back from New York from visiting my Dad but it all worked out. I have my ups and downs, but I’ll be going back to visit him soon. In case you missed that post, you can read about it in Week 12.
So here’s a recap of this week:
- Completed sessions with business coach.
- Got my new logo. Thrillsville!!
- Began branding images to new posts that go out.
- Chose new template and have begun branding on new site.
- Finished the book Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk.
- Started book Launch by Jeff Walker.
Thank you for being a part of my business journey and I’ll talk to you soon!
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