If you’ve been around the
One thing that is so important to remember is that sometimes getting started is the hardest part. A lot of the resources that we develop at
So for instance, if you want to build your email list to 5000 people… what are the actions that you take to get there? Your 90-day goal likely would not be ‘build my list to 5000 people.’ That’s not realistic for most entrepreneurs. However if the actions that you’re going to take to get to that final goal of 5000 people on your list include things like – conduct 3 webinars, develop a new lead magnet, and run $200 worth of Facebook ads…those are actionable items that you can put on your to-do list that will eventually help you get to your goal.
The action planner helps you take one goal and break it down into what tasks you need to do to be effective. Every one of those items that we just listed has other actions that need to happen before they become an effective promotion. You’re not just going to hop onto zoom and hold a webinar. You would be holding it to crickets.
You might need to
- Develop an outline of what you’re going to teach.
- Begin building your presentation
- Create advertising graphics for social media channels and email
- Create advertisements on Facebook and Instagram
- Create a marketing email campaign
- Hold a trial run of your webinar
- Hold your webinar
What this really shows us is that even something as simple as ‘hold a webinar to grow my list’ has multiple steps and actions that come before it that will all take time and effort. Using a tool like the
Our single-minded, somewhat obsessive focus at
No matter what time of year it is right now is the best time to start planning. It’s never too late and you are always just 90 days from a more consistent and intentional business. What do you need to accomplish in the next 90 days to consider your direction and growth successful? Do you need to grow your list, do you need to develop new content, are you launching a new product, what is going to make this year a success for you? (And be sure you are defining success in both financial and emotional ways.)
Once you what you will consider a success, let’s back it out and figure out what steps we can take to accomplish that in the next 90 days. If you haven’t already given the online Action Planner a try. It’s going to prompt you to define a goal and a timeline, and then begin to break that down into actions that need to happen and tasks you need to tackle. When you finish it’s going to summarize all your inputs, and send it to you via email so that you can plug it into either your
Whatever method you prefer…just start somewhere! Pick a goal. Pick a task. Take action.