Tools for Building Your Business

My Small Business Tech Stack
The hardware and software you choose to power your business tech stack are a big deal. Choose right, and you're[...]
Why I Switched to WPEngine for Hosting My Website
There are so many WordPress hosting companies out there, finding the right one these days is a difficult task. Which[...]
Hustle vs Balance: How Do I Choose?
When I was in Corporate America, everyone talked about "work-life balance" and how to achieve it. Now, in the world[...]

Lesson 4 of 12: Being Good is Easy. Being the Best is Almost Impossible
This is part 4 of a series of 12 lessons I've learned about life and entrepreneurship over the past few[...]
How I’ve Built My Business, Part II
This post is Part 2 of a two part series. Click Here to go back and read How I've Built[...]
How I've Built My Business, Part I
Do you want to start a business? Are you trying to figure out how other people built theirs so you[...]
How to Identify Your Target Market
If you try to market your products to everyone, your message will fall on deaf ears. But, if you learn[...]
Inside Look: Coaching Call with Bridgette Petrino [EWS]
Today on the Ellory Wells Show, you'll hear how one of my clients, Bridgette Petrino has used guest posting to[...]
The 4 Major Reasons I Made Almost No Money My First 2 Years Online
People always ask me how they can make money fast in their business. They want to get started today and[...]

3 New Friends You Need to Make Today
Who are your friends? Are they a force for positivity in your life? Do they keep you accountable to your[...]
Why You Should Treat Your Online Store More Like a Retail Shop
Having a successful online business isn't all that different from having a successful offline or retail business. Buyers are buyers,[...]
Writing Challenge: How to Improve SEO and Grow Your Business
I started blogging five years ago. I didn't know much about how to do it, when to do it, or[...]
4 Tips for Growing Your Email List
One of the most common requests I get through my community survey is for me to share more about how to grow[...]
Your Part-Time Mindset Is Keeping You From Full-Time Success
Just the other day, someone told me the price of my mastermind group was "out of range" for her right[...]
Who You Surround Yourself With Matters
Have you ever wondered how you became the person you are? Was it nature or nurture, was it fate? We[...]

How to Create Content that Builds Your Business
Are you building a business from scratch? Are you trying to establish your brand and get noticed, but you're not[...]
I'm Sorry. Plus, I Return with the Tools I Used to Build My Business [EWS13]
I made a mistake. I let my community, and specifically my podcast listeners, down. I need to apologize for letting[...]
7 Ways to Promote Your Event
How many sales do you need to make to consider your event a success? How many entries, registrations, units or[...]
How to Get Better Results with Your Email Marketing Campaigns
Writing a successful email campaign, one with emails that get opened and clicked (ie results), ones that convert prospects into[...]
3 Questions Guaranteed to Get You “Unstuck” in Your Business
Have you ever felt like you didn't know what you should do next to move your business forward? Have you[...]
How to Create a Content Calendar
This post is an excerpt from my book Exit Strategy: The Exact Tactics to Transition from Where You Have to Be[...]
3 Ways to Increase Customer Value
Serving customers is the sole job of your business. No service, no customers; no customers, no business. But what happens[...]
Mind Share vs Market Share: Which Is Better For Your Business?
Mind share is a term (a business philosophy really) I've been talking about for the past few years. I dedicated[...]
How Do I Grow My Business Beyond “It's Just Me”? [EWS12]
Do you own your business, or do you really just own your job? Do you love what you do, but[...]
10 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Coach
Summer is a time when most people take off. They head to the beach, slow down on their reading, became[...]
Why I Hired and Fired My First Employee
We can't do everything. As entrepreneurs, the acknowledgment that we'll have to let go of some control is a tough[...]
10 Questions You Should Ask Before You Hire a Coach [EWS6]
Be specific and give your coach permission to keep you aligned with your goal and accountable to the actions that[...]
How Do I Know If I Should Charge for My Work? [EWS5]
Do you struggle with whether or not to charge for your work? Have you wondered how to make time for[...]
Building a Business: A Note from My Personal Journal
Over the past few weeks, I haven't spent as much time blogging as I'd like. I haven't published a blog[...]
It's 2016. Why Aren't You on the Internet?
It was 3 pm on a Monday afternoon. rc15ct, Fluffydragonn and I were in the Dark Zone. Though it was[...]
What Do You Do Again? Explaining Life as an Entrepreneur
Have you ever sat across the table from someone and tried to explain what you do, only to have them[...]
How to Market Your Business with a Blog
Think blogging is "old-school" or irrelevant in today's fast-paced culture? Have you dismissed having a blog for your business as[...]
6 Things You Should Know About Marketing Your Brand
Marketing. Sometimes the word itself can be intimidating enough to scare people away. But, marketing your brand doesn't have to[...]
How Pat Flynn Creates Raving Fans
Have you ever wondered what makes Pat Flynn such a likable, personable, and not to mention, wildly successful entrepreneur and[...]