WPATX Deep Dive Discussion 2017 Business Checkup

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<p>The WordPress Freelancer 2017 Business Check-up WorkshopJanuary 9, 2017 WPATX Meetup Deep Dive Discussion</p> <p>HandsOnWP.com@nick_batik@sandi_batik</p> <p>Start With WHYNote: There is nothing new or ground breaking about this process. These exercise are inspired by many business authors who knew to ask the most important question any Freelancer will ever answer,Why do you want it? Once you have thatsussed out identifying and serving your ideal client gets easier and more profitable.</p> <p>HandsOnWP.com@nick_batik@sandi_batikSource Books IncludeStart with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon SinekPivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One by Jenny BlakeDuct Tape Marketing Revised and Updated: The World's Most Practical Small Business Marketing Guide by John JantschPermission Marketing: Turning Strangers into Friends and Friends into Customers by Seth GodinPurple Cow, New Edition: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable by Seth GodinSuccess Principles by Jack Canfieldand just about any TQM book that focused on developing a clear Mission and Vision Statement for every project</p> <p>HandsOnWP.com@nick_batik@sandi_batik</p> <p>Why Taking Time to Think Is an InvestmentWhen was the last time you you really took the time to think about what you are doing and why?We cant give you a cabin in the woods, but we can give you an hour and half to explore your WHY</p> <p>HandsOnWP.com@nick_batik@sandi_batik</p> <p>Why did you choose be a WordPress Freelancer?Making money with your business is a givenEach of us could easily get a JOB with a regular paycheckWhat are you trying to achieve?</p> <p>HandsOnWP.com@nick_batik@sandi_batik</p> <p>What is your Big Why?What are you really good at?What are you passionate about What gets you up in the morning! Dont build a business you hate Been there - done that dont recommend it!</p> <p>HandsOnWP.com@nick_batik@sandi_batik</p> <p>Your Whys can evolveYour Why can and will change over timeGet clear and stay clear about your WHYBusiness decisions become easier when they concur with your WHY</p> <p>HandsOnWP.com@nick_batik@sandi_batik</p> <p>What Skills Do You Bring To The TableEach of us has a personal secret sauce that skill that we can bring to a job or situation. What are all the things in which you are skillful. Consider all your skills, not just those relevant to your business</p> <p>HandsOnWP.com@nick_batik@sandi_batik</p> <p>What you got here that's worth living for?Understanding how serving something bigger motivates you to persist as a WordPress FreelancerWho do you want to InspireWhat do you know can be done betterWhat Passion do you want to bring to life</p> <p>HandsOnWP.com@nick_batik@sandi_batik</p> <p>Finding your Freelancer Sweet Spot Service The overlap of your skills and what you love to do is your Sweet-Spot-Service</p> <p>Understanding and exploiting your personal Sweet-Spot-Service is your Pivot to profitability</p> <p>HandsOnWP.com@nick_batik@sandi_batik</p> <p>Getting clear on who is Your perfect clientWhat type of client would benefit the most from your service-sweet-spot-services?Are you waisting time chasing the wrong type of client?Clients who most benefit from your sweet-spot-services are the most appreciative Your Perfect Clients benefit from the sweet-spot-services you offer and happily pay you a premium for value received and refer you to their like-mined business associates.</p> <p>HandsOnWP.com@nick_batik@sandi_batik2017 Business Check-up Workshop Exercises No What / No How - Just Brain Storm Your WHYWorkshop Exercises Handed Out To Attendees</p> <p>HandsOnWP.com@nick_batik@sandi_batikSandi Batik WordPress evangelist, consultant, trainer, curricula developer, author, unapologetic geek, unrepentant capitalist, lucky enough to do what I love everyday. Ive served as Austin WordPress Meetup co-organizer since 2010. With my husband Nick Batik, co-founded Pleiades Publishing Services in 1992 and Hands-On WordPress Training in 2010.</p> <p>Follow me @sandi_batik / @WPATXContact me at: handsonwp.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/hsandrachevalierbatikPresenter</p> <p>HandsOnWP.com@nick_batik@sandi_batikNick Batik Started in web development in 1994 and have been a WordPress consultant, and web developer since 2007. A WordPress evangelist, Ive served as Austin WordPress Meetup co-organizer since 2010. With my partner, co-founded Pleiades Publishing Services in 1992 and Hands-On WordPress Training in 2010.</p> <p>Follow me @nick_batik / @WPATXContact me at: handsonwp.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/nicholasbatikPresenter</p> <p>HandsOnWP.com@nick_batik@sandi_batik</p>