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Marketing Content and Sex Gods?

By Renae Gregoire

How would you like to attract more clients into your business the way a sex god might attract … sex addicts? Wouldn’t that be lovely?Okay, the “sex god” thing is a bit of a stretch, but it got your attention, right?I want you to know, for reputation’s sake, that the idea didn’t just spring forth from […]

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3 Steps to Fast Online Visibility

By Renae Gregoire

VISIBILITY! The true cry of my heart since I began my business back in 2002 has never changed. It has always been, and still is, visibility. When I first hung my shingle as a freelance writer and joined the ranks of service providers selling on Elance (now Upwork.com), I wanted … needed … to be […]

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On the fear of making offers

By Renae Gregoire

How are you when it comes to making offers to your tribe? I admit that making offers doesn’t come easy to me. It’s strange, in a way. I mean … here we are, out on the web doing business, wanting to share our transformative gifts with the world. We know we have gifts; our brilliance […]

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The Room of Untouched Courses

By Renae Gregoire

One shitty Monday morning, a perfect storm of experiences brought a problem of mine — and, I suspect, a problem of yours — into perfect focus. That morning, a new client scheduled a call for the afternoon, a call that would require MAJOR work in advance on my part.  Thanks for the notice, yo! I […]

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Your soul’s purpose will find you.

By Renae Gregoire

Right now, your Soul’s Purpose is searching for you. I recently read an article by Ponny SH Lam called, “Do You Choose your Soul Purpose, Or Does It Choose You?” In it, Ponny talks about how, when she was a university Career Advisor, the Universe sparked her soul by way of a chance encounter at a fast-food […]

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Sometimes success takes … glacial persistence

By Renae Gregoire

Forget the “ain’t nobody got time for that” memeI had a Zoom meeting with my mastermind recently.  (By the way, I highly recommend masterminding … SO GOOD!) We were talking about the progress we’ve been making in our online businesses.  That’s when one of the members mentioned something she’d heard from some online guru, something about how sometimes […]

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Closed loops: the most-overlooked secret to business success

By Renae Gregoire

It’s something so small, so easy, yet so often overlooked. I’ve been working from home as a marketing writer since 2002. Over the years, I’ve hired many dozens of vendors and contractors: Printers Developers Designers Virtual assistants Editors Researchers Writers And I am consistently dumbfounded by people’s inability to do one simple yet crucial thing, even if asked. That thing?  It’s closing loops. Not Fruit Loops®, the brand. Photo […]

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Wake up, class! How I became a confident writer

By Renae Gregoire

Hint: It had more to do with role models than writing      Dateline: Freshman Year in College, 1994 “Wake up, class!” Professor Harrison boomed, a big smile on his face, quickly clapping his hands twice by his right ear, as if clapping would jostle the remnants of sleep from our bleary, first-period eyes. He held that pose […]

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