About this course
Learn how to build a solid foundation for your business. Over 40 video lessons that walk you through the process of buying a domain to creating your first products and developing your content marketing plan.
Let me welcome you to the 8 Weeks to Exit program, and share what I expect, and what YOU can expect from ME.
In order for you to get the most out of 8 Weeks to Exit, let me show you how to navigate the training and all you have access to.
8 Weeks to Exit is about more than just teaching, learning, and building a business. It's about community. Here's how to get plugged in.
Here are all of the products/services (and descriptions for each) that you could need, in addition to the course material itself, to help you get started the right way.
In this lesson, I'll walk you step-by-step through the process of purchasing a domain. What to do, and mistakes to avoid that might save you some money.
In this lesson, I'll walk you step-by-step through the process of signing up for a hosting account.
Installing WordPress isn't too technical, but questions can come up. In this lesson, I'll walk you through the process and show you what you do and do not need.
Most of the world is on Facebook. That means most of your audience is there too. Here's how to create a Facebook page.
Google Analytics is the most powerful tool available to learn more about your website's visitors. In this lesson, I'll introduce you to the tool, and show you how to get started the right way.
Using the Facebook Pixel, you can re-target your website's visitors long after they've left your site. In this lesson, I'll teach you how to create the pixel code and add it to your website.
Of the 5 pages every website must have, your about page is one of the most popular. In this lesson, I'll show you how to create an amazing About page that highlights your talents and skills.
Understanding your ideal client, your "Avatar," and what they need, is one of the most important parts of building a business. I'll show you my #1 tool for this - the Avatar Worksheet.
Anyone can create content, but not everyone can tell a story. This lesson will show you how to organize your content in a way that attracts visitors and converts them to customers.
Your existing network is more powerful than most people realize. In this lesson, you'll learn how to reach out to your 1st level connections, enlist their help, and get your message out there.
Every business needs an email list. In this lesson, I'll show you how to create accounts with 2 of the most popular services out there, and how to get them connected to your website.
Capturing leads is one of the most basic aspects of building a business, but most businesses don't do it very well. This lesson will show you how to capture leads via an optin box.
This lesson will show you how to create an amazing logo that conveys a message, establishes your brand, and that looks good in a variety of situations.
Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, doesn't have to be a mystery. In fact, anyone can master SEO with the tips, tricks, and tools mentioned in this lesson.
Themes change the look, feel, and design of your WordPress website. But, there are things themes do not do. In this lesson, I'll talk about themes, how to choose one and how to install it.
Plugins can add tremendous functionality to your WordPress website. In this lesson, I'll take you inside my WP Dashboard, show you what plugins I use and why, and show you how to install them.
What is a landing page? What does it do? What makes a landing page different from a sales page or from any other type of page? Your questions are answered here.
I built my business with content marketing. Without it, I wouldn't be here, and you wouldn't even know who I am. Take out a $100,000 loan, or, learn content marketing?
The best marketers know how to create content that keeps visitors engaged, and that helps a brand establish its authority. In this lesson, I'll teach you one of the most practical tools you could use to improve your content creation.
Building on the previous lesson, this lesson is about how to make your content marketing efforts more effective and attract more visitors to your business.
Ask 3 blogger/podcasters/YouTubers if you can be a guest contributor.
If you’re going to build your business around a blog, here are three tactics you should use, plus some additional tools to make building your authority easier.
For you to build your business and have influence over your customers, you will need to establish some degree of expertise, and your job this week is to create and publish two pieces of content: a research post, and an authority post. These two tasks will help you build and borrow influence.
Google Analytics (GA) is the default and go to option for getting information about how visitors arrive on your site and what they do while they’re there. In this lesson, I'll give you a tool of this powerful software.
Now that you've watched the GA Overview, let's look at the Customer Acquisition area so we can figure out where those visitors are coming from.
The final Google Analytics view on which you’ll want to focus on is found under the Behavior main heading and the Site Content subheading. This lesson will show you what to look for.
The second most powerful source for online data is the Facebook conversion pixel. Let's take a look at what it is and how you can unleash its power on your website.
In this lesson, I'll walk you through the WooCommerce setup process so you can start creating and selling products on your website!
In this lesson, you'll learn how to create your first product, add a new product category to your store, and how to format your product page for effective selling.
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