Welcome to the Girls Mean Business Blog.

You’ll find blogs about marketing and social media, from websites to list-building, e-marketing to copywriting, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and more.

 Phew! You will also find blogs on products and services, pricing and productivity, money mindset, selling, super customers, goals and planning.

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Are You A Lurker?

Hands up if you're a LURKER! You know what I mean - you scroll down your FB or IG feed and mentally think 'hmm yes, that's good' but you don't DO anything. You don't like or comment or tag because well, you just don't - you lurk happily in the background but take it...
It’s Not About You

It’s Not About You

When you run a small business it’s personal. You’re selling YOU - your time, your expertise, your creations. When it comes to marketing, your natural tendency is to market it for someone like you,...

Your Virtual Shop Window

Your Virtual Shop Window

With online shopping, you have a job to do. You need to show off your products or services to potential buyers without being able to show or demonstrate them in person. If we can’t see or touch or...

Blending In Is Bad For Business

Blending In Is Bad For Business

In every industry at any given time there is a ‘style’ that people follow. Sometimes it’s a type of product or service, sometimes it’s branding, sometimes it’s a certain way of marketing. Should you...

Let The Money In

Let The Money In

A funny thing happens with lots of business owners. They get all excited about setting up in business, selling things they love and making some money but they forget to let the money in. I know that...

When Someone Unsubscribes

When Someone Unsubscribes

Rather than getting upset because someone has ‘left’ your email list, think of it this way. They were not a good fit. They were not going to buy. They chose to leave - that’s great! It’s your business cleaning itself. If you are being yourself and doing what you love...

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What makes you buy?

What makes you buy?

Whenever you are struggling with marketing, think about what makes you buy. Do you usually buy because something ‘speaks’ to you and you hope it will solve a problem it make your life easier? Do you love seeing results or testimonials? Do you love offers and deals? Do...

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Stop with the Guilt

Stop with the Guilt

When Chloe was little I used to feel guilty for working when she was around. Then I’d feel guilty that the house was a mess because I was trying to run my business around a little one and something had to give. Then, when I was doing ‘mum’ stuff I’d feel guilty for...

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Does Selling Make You Feel Sick?

Does Selling Make You Feel Sick?

I had a chat with a lady last week who wasn’t telling people about her new business because she didn’t want to come across as being salesy. She was scared of being a pest and the mind monkeys in her head were telling her all sorts of negative things. ‘What if people...

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