If you're serious about business, you need to be serious and honest about if your target audience can actually afford you. This #rikkiquickie covers a way to make sure you make revenue AND help those who need you but can't necessarily afford you... and the one rule you need to follow.
Let's talk managing expectations with your turnaround times.
You need to know how long it takes from order placement to delivery, and you need to communicate that to your customers/clients.
New designer? There's something in here for you, too.
Most of my web business over the last 18 months (like 90%) involved recovery and restoration of sites where the hosting and domain were not renewed on time, or because site owners refused to keep their WordPress site up to date.
Today I urge you to put renewal dates in your phones, calendars, wherever AND set notifications for them... and then make sure that you actually renew on time.
Sometimes getting your processes and workflows together has an added, unexpected benefit. This #rikkiquickie epi addresses reducing the chance of getting scammed using workflows... specifically in relation to potential website design client scamming.
In one particular case, using Dubsado, may have saved me a lot of fraud-laced frustration.
Hey now! This episode of #RikkiQuickie is a little food for thought before you choose the platform(s) to help you clone yourself. Sometimes what everyone else says they are using isn't the right tool for you; so it helps to know what you need before you go signing up all over the place.
How many tools/platforms are you using to manage your business right now?
I currently use one tool to perform 7 functions... you can read about it, and snag my code for 20% off your first month or year here https://www.suite369.com/blog/dubsado/
Once you've outlined your Customer Journey, you can move into creating workflows.
What are the steps they take in each stage?
What do you need to make the steps happen?
Is there anything that you can put some automation on to free up your time?
Well, that starts with getting it out of your head and onto paper. And then making sure that you have all the pieces needed in one place. Let's build your workflow toolbox.
Get the #beforeyouworkflow Starter Guide https://www.suite369.com/blog/before-you-workflow-getting-started/
but what happens to them once they get there?
Crafting Your Customer Journey:
Before You Workflow, you should know how you'd like your Client Journey to go. This #rikkiquickie covers the basic steps of your customer's journey to help you break down the steps and make workflow-ing a tad easier.
If you'd like to go a step further, grab the #beforeyouworkflow Starter Guide here: