Business Rocks Magazine Issue 27

#BizRocks Cover story by Julie Hagan Lowe

Julie Hagan Lowe – How To Create Facebook Ads That Stand Out & Get Clicked

I’m often asked, what makes for a successful Facebook ad? And even better – can you show me some examples of good Facebook ads…and what to avoid so my ads don’t flop?

Louise Myers – Make Pro Picture Quotes Even If You’re Not A Designer

Heard of PixTeller?

When Patti Ryan of told me she’d fallen in love with it, I thought I’d better check it out!

Emma Holmes – The Launch Blueprint

A product launch that brings in mass profits might seem like a HUGE thing but actually, it’s a culmination of many smaller things that work together to create AWESOME!

Lyndsey Gilchrist – Five Motivating Strategies For Frazzled Entrepreneurs

Keeping up the momentum isn’t easy if you’re a successful entrepreneur.

You can go for days, weeks or months feeling driven, energised and worthy of your shiny red superhero cape. But working and feeling like this isn’t always permanent.

Jo Neville – How To Have A Champagne Event On A Lemonade Budget

When organising events, whether for business or pleasure, we want to wow our guests with a memorable day but this can often come at a huge cost. Sticking to a budget doesn’t have to take away any quality from your event.

Business Rocks Magazine Issue 59

#BizRocks Cover story by Carla Wynn Hall

Carla Wynn Hall – How I Became Mrs. Claus

A Journey Back to Happiness and Wonder

When asked to write this article to be published so very close to Christmas, I immediately knew what to write about: Becoming Mrs. Claus, through a magical journey of forgiveness and self-acceptance. However, you celebrate your life, this story is meant for you. Once upon a time.

Yvette Pearson – 10 Things You May Regret In 10 Years

Being paranoid about your looks

I was recently flipping through some old photos of when I went to a party about 10 years ago. I remember going to this party feeling very unattractive and rather plain. Everyone else seemed to look really lovely with perfect makeup and styled hair. I thought I had horrible skin and bags under my eyes.

Ces Rosanna Price – Top 10 Must Have Graphics For Your Online Presence

As a graphic designer I spend a lot of time helping people create a high vibe influential online presence for their business.Here is my list of the top 10 must have graphics for raising your visibility, brand awareness and influencing perceived value when attracting new customers!

Sue Williams – Why Journaling Can Be Good For Your Business… And Your Life!

Many business women will relate to the feeling that their brain is constantly overwhelmed by a maelstrom of conflicting thoughts. Whilst some of these will be positive, such as inspirational ideas about a new marketing campaign or an exciting new product or service, it is likely that the majority will be negative. Mundane to-do lists, worries, self-critical thinking and self-recriminations will vie for headspace, making it hard to gain clarity and focus. One thing is for sure, as long as these thoughts are just whizzing around in your head, they will only add to your feelings of overwhelm and stop you from moving forward effectively!

Alison Jones – Business Books For Your Christmas Wishlist

If you’re in the process of writing your Christmas wish list, don’t forget to add some books! It’s a great time of year to relax with a good read and focus on your business goals for the new year.

Business Rocks Magazine Issue 59 with Carla Wynn Hall #DigitalMarketing for #WomeninBiz and #FemaleEntrepreneurs

Business Rocks Magazine Issue 57

#BizRocks Cover story by Jennifer Corcoran

Jennifer Corcoran – How To Become A Social Media Influencer

Social Media is where it’s at. We all know that. It’s where news breaks, trends emerge and presidential figures flex their political muscle. Once a handy tool for connecting with friends and colleagues, social media has evolved from being merely a communication tool. With increasing amounts of information being fed through social media, it’s where information and communication converge.

Within this shifting landscape, the tides of influence are changing. Anyone can publish, and without the constraints of PR guidance and brand guidelines, the digital-savvy public are rising above the waters of social media, creating a new voice; The Influencer.

Louise Myers – 4 Pinterest Image Essentials To Make The Best Pins!

Want to know what makes a good Pinterest image?

Would you like to make the best Pins to drive leads to your website?

Eye-catching Pins are essential if you want to attract your target audience to your blog as well as online store on Pinterest.

Jan Cavelle – Understand The Buyer

The biggest mistake that people make when starting out in business is to rely on their own belief in their product or service. Bar giving you confidence, it makes absolutely no difference how amazing you think what you do is. It is what potential buyers think – or more importantly feel – that is going to make you fail or succeed.

Ces Rosanna Price – What Does Your Tag Line Really Say About You?

As a soulful graphic designer I spend a lot of time helping my clients with brand names and tag lines as well as creating their logo and brand theme. Often my clients struggle with choosing a Tag Line or Slogan that helps them stand out and evoke connection with their audience, so in a live design session over screen share, we write a heart storm of words that are relevant to their business and how they want their customers to feel. From this we create a winning Tag Line.

Ginny Carter – The Real Reason Your Business Book Is On Hold

As a business book ghostwriter and book coach, I talk to a lot of experts and entrepreneurs who’ve got a book in them, but aren’t sure how to make it a reality. What they all have in common is a knowledge they need help to create a great book, and but they don’t know what that help should consist of.

Business Rocks Magazine Issue 57 with Jennifer Corcoran #DigitalMarketing for #WomeninBiz and #FemaleEntrepreneurs

Business Rocks Magazine Issue 41

#BizRocks Cover story by Alison Rothwell

Alison Rothwell – The Two Pages On Your Website You Can’t Ignore – And How They Can Make You More Sales

Your website is the most important marketing platform you own, but all too often I see entrepreneurs not making the most of their website and failing to use it to build trust and to help market themselves to a bigger audience.

In my opinion, two of the most important, but often overlooked webpages are the “About Us” page and your “Contact” page.

Louise Myers – Stop Pilfering Pictures From Pinterest, Please! Isn’t it fun to peruse the images on Pinterest? There are a plethora of stunning images at your fingertips. Everything is there for you to “borrow,” whether it’s for your blog, social media, or whatever else you want to use it for.

Uh, NO!

Jo Strom – Branding Yourself Differently And Productivity Starting From Scratch

To Do Tasks

What part of the day are you the busiest?

What recipe do you use the most to get the most out of each day?

How often do you pick up your most used electronic device?

Jessica Lorimer – Top 5 Things The Pros Don’t Tell You About Creating Simple Sales Funnels

That Leave You Broke, Frustrated And Lacking ‘Dings’ In Your Paypal Account!

Simple sales funnels. The elusive pot of gold that every entrepreneur seeks but that only a few actually find. Let’s face it, there are so many different resources when it comes to creating sales funnels, that it’s easy to get overwhelmed… and then you end up creating a sales funnel that looks more complicated than the relationship statuses of the Kardashian family!

Lilach Bullock – 6 Easy Ways To Get More Out Of Your Instagram

Instagram is one of the most popular social networks in the world, with 500 million monthly active users and as many as 300 million daily active users, and the numbers just keep on growing year by year.

Business Rocks Magazine Issue 36

#BizRocks Cover story by Harriette Hale

Harriette Hale – How And where to Easily Make Several Different Types Of Income. Ever other successful billionaire has had at least seven sources of income, according to Warren Buffet. Putting all of your eggs in on1 basket is always a bad idea, and we all know it. It’s not necessary to be a sticky yolky mess!

Stacey Myers – What Is An Offer Funnel?

Basically an offer funnel is all of your offerings. It includes what you offer for free and what people pay for. It is also referred to as a sales funnel.

Nicola Semple – Facebook Live What You Need To Know

Facebook Live is now rolling out to ALL business pages. This is incredible news for small business owners.

Wendy Tomlinson – Business Goals Are A Waste Of Time Without An Action Plan

Setting goals and writing them down are important, and without a clear plan of action, your goals seem to be likely to stay unfulfilled. Having a clear plan of action is essential to achieving your goals on a regular basis. So, let’s begin with the basics: setting goals.

Emma Burford – Why I moved My Email Lists To ConvertKit

For 4 years I happily used Aweber until I decided I needed an Email Service Provider ESP to fill the gap between my new membership site, my digital magazine app and my readers.