push ups are good for business

I’m nearing the end of my 20s. (Gulp).

Don’t shout at me, but I’m getting a few wobbles at the thought of entering a new decade – eek! As it’s such a big deal, I’ve decided to mark this milestone in style. A big road trip is on the cards (more about that later), but right now, my focus in on my health – after all, a girl’s gotta make the right entrance to a new decade!

So, to help me get into tip-top shape, I’ve started this seriously awesome, online training programme.

I say awesome, but actually it’s DAMN HARD WORK.

The routine has really stretched me, especially because I’ve had to do press ups. Yes, I know, it IS laughable. In fact, that’s exactly how my husband reacted when I tried to do my first set last week.

You see I have no upper arm strength, so I could barely manage one without going red in the face and collapsing in an inelegant heap on the floor. It was NOT attractive.

But because I have a clear goal, I pushed myself through the pain (and embarrassment). In fact, I’ve been a “really good girl” and I’ve practiced consistently EVERY DAY. And guess what? Not only can I now do a press up properly (get me!), I’m nearly into double figures – and it feels DAMN good too.

Result!

But even better, it’s getting easier each and every day, and I know that if I keep this up, I’ll get stronger, better and be able to do more and more and more.

Great Dee, but weren’t you going to reveal WHY push ups are good for business?

Yes I was!

So let’s get cracking…

Tell me, how many times have you struggled with something new, only to find it became easier and easier as you did it more and had the right support?

Marketing and spreading your brand message is a really good example of this.

We all know we need to communicate our brand and our message on a regular, consistent basis to find and keep more customers.

But do we all do it?

I think not!

Because just like those darn press ups, consistently creating kick-ass marketing is seriously hard work.

Especially if you lack the design tools to make great stuff happen.

***WARNING – you’re leaving cash on the table***

BUT if you don’t consistently get your marketing message out there, you will NEVER EVER achieve super success in your business.

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but whilst the internet has made marketing more affordable and easier than ever before, it also means you’ve got to do some seriously good stuff if you want to stand out and get noticed.

And that’s where design can have a MASSIVE impact.

Here’s why…

Due to the HUGE amount of information that’s constantly competing for our attention, we have to subconsciously delete a whole heap of stuff that’s in front of us – otherwise we simply could not cope.

And that’s where design is so fantastically powerful.

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But that’s not all…

If you’re able to infuse ALL your marketing material with a familiar feel that’s immediately recognisable as coming from you (i.e. your brand), you’ll start to build momentum and brand recognition.

Can you see how that works?

But the secret to making all this good stuff happen is to publish new stuff consistency.

You can’t post a social share image here, a blog post there, and then nothing else for weeks and still expect to attract thousands of fans to your digital door. Just like doing press ups every now and again, the big payback just ain’t going to happen.

Instead, you’ve got to create an editorial schedule, a strategic plan and keep at it, regularly and consistently (just like those push ups). Do that, and good stuff will start to happen to your business. I pinky promise ;-)

Meet your new, seriously hot training buddy

I get it, not everyone has the design bug.

But that doesn’t mean you’re powerless to create some really top-notch marketing, that looks professional, on a consistent basis.

You see, I’m happy to get down with a few press ups because my online personal trainer is so damn good at motivating me. After all, wouldn’t you show up a little more often if you had a seriously hot training buddy cracking the whip, handing you the tools, and giving you stacks of cool stuff to try that gets you results?

You just need to get yourself a kick-ass, design training buddy.

So let me introduce you to one…

It’s me!!!

Over the past few months I’ve been busy overhauling my Get It membership site and it’s nearly time for the BIG relaunch – YAY!

Get It is CHOCK-FULL of professional marketing templates that are super simple to tweak and amend for your business. If you need ideas, inspiration and a starting point to create beautiful, eye-catching, professional marketing that you can get out there on a consistent basis (even if you don’t have any natural design skills) this tool is going to ROCK YOUR WORLD!

Inside this seriously hot tool you’re going to find a shed load of templates that make it super simple to create professional social shares, blog images to post on Facebook, beautiful social media covers, kick-ass eBook covers or even eye-catching website banners… it’s all covered.

And the best bit is you don’t even need to be a good designer to get this stuff working hard for your business. That’s because I’ve done all the hard work for you. Seriously cool stuff, huh? PLUS, I’ll be on hand in the private Facebook group and via email and new monthly content, cracking my whip and inspiring you to get your marketing stuff out there consistently.

Look, if you’re serious about upping your game you MUST invest the time needed to create some seriously hot marketing collateral. If you don’t, you’re going to struggle to create the visual impact you need to get noticed online by Mr Perfect Customer.

And if you class yourself as a non-designer, or lack an endless pool of cash to get a designer to create stuff on your behalf, you NEED to get yourself to my FREE event next week.

So, what are you doing on Thursday?

As I said, Get It has had an overhaul. I’ve packed in more functionality and made it even easier to use. It’s so awesome that I’m seriously struggling to contain my excitement – YAY!!! And once you get your hands on this tool for YOUR business, I think you’ll forgive my exuberance!

Anyway, the hot news right now is I’m hosting a launch party on Thursday 22nd May and I’d love you to be there. Don’t worry, there’s no travel involved – this party is coming to a computer screen near you – and like ALL the best parties, I’ve been busy preparing a seriously cool goodie bag, chock-full of some delicious deesign treats for you to enjoy at home and remember how cool the party was.

Pretty nifty , huh!

But like all good parties, you have to be on the guest list to get let in – and the ONLY way to do that is to RSVP to your exclusive party invite. Yours is waiting right here.

So go on, let your hair down, have some fun, and join me at the exclusive Get It re-launch. It’s going to be SERIOUSLY HOT and you’re going to discover some awesome tools that will help you consistently get your marketing message out there – without ever needing to hire a pesky designer again.

Get in!!

love-dee

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