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Thinking about Switching from MailChimp to ConvertKit? Answers here.

Early last year, I made the switch from MailChimp to ConvertKit. And I'm so happy I did. Since switching, my open rate has doubled and I've become a Certified ConvertKit Expert. So it goes without saying that my overall experience with ConvertKit so far has been extremely positive.

How to create a ConvertKit broadcast from an RSS Feed

Lately, I've surprised a few of my clients by telling them about this lesser-known ConvertKit feature. It's not for everyone, but it's definitely a nice feature that I think is underutilized. You can add your RSS feed to your ConvertKit account, and create broadcasts with the content of your latest blog posts. This would be great for you if: You're struggling to keep up with creating regular content. Sending one of your blog posts from the week might be a really great compromise.

How to prevent file downloads until your invoice is paid

Eventually we all run into a difficult client on this freelance journey. It’s honestly (and thankfully) rare for me, but it still happens.

Recently, I hit a bump in the road when I delivered an eBook file only to have the client disappear. I delivered the file for review before final payment. I did that because it was one of our milestones on the way to completing a larger project. 

4 Facebook Pro Tips for Solopreneurs

Facebook is a huge part of my business. 

It’s consistently my biggest referrer of web traffic. And most people who fill out my Hire Form tell me they found me on Facebook. 

Well, I realized recently that I’m often asked by my biz friends (and clients!) - “how’d you do that?” So I decided it was time to share a few of my fav pro tips for FB!

 

My Productivity "Secret Weapon"

Be honest. Sometimes it's hard to keep focused when you work alone.

Distractions a-plenty: Twitter. Candy Crush. Dance Party. (You know you do.)

Because of that, I try really hard to keep myself on task. I set timers, I plan my workday the night before AND...I block out the noise...Well, not quite. That's just what I thought I was doing.