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A Review of Feminine Stock Photo Memberships & How I Chose One ...


Creative entrepreneurs and coaches can really benefit from buying a feminine stock photo membership. Images for your blog, website, social media, and products are so important to get right and help to establish your branding.

 

 

Why Do I Need a Feminine Stock Photo Membership Anyway?

There are lots and lots of stock photo sites out there, which have a huge variety of images. Some of my favorites are Unsplash, Pixabay, and Pexels. I use those sites to source free images for use in general blogging, social media posts, client's sites, etc.

But for this website, I really want to appeal to my target demographic: creative entrepreneurial women. Therefore, I need 2 things that I can't get on the types of sites mentioned above.

First, I need quick and easy access to feminine, creative, office- and technology-related images; not just flat lays but some with women in them too. Second, I need "brand builder" sets of photos, which have a consistent look...

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Kajabi How To: Add Disqus Comments to Your Blog Posts

One of the most valuable pieces of the course and membership platform Kajabi is its blogging feature. If you want to improve the SEO of your Kajabi site (i.e., get it to rank higher in search engines so customers find you), blogging at least weekly and using your key words is crucial. Once you get your Kajabi blog set up, adding the ability to leave comments is also important; it increases a sense of community and is a great way to be responsive and interactive with your readers.

 

On your Kajabi blog, there are 2 main ways to enable Comments, i.e., to give readers the ability to leave comments on your blog posts.

  1. Facebook comments
  2. Disqus comments

As you see at the bottom of this post, for my ErikaFriday.com blog, I've chosen to use Facebook comments. In the "tips" at the end of this article, you'll see some of my objections to Disqus and why I don't usually use it.

However, on another site I just started, I chose to use Disqus comments instead of Facebook...

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Kajabi How To: Start a Pinterest Business Account for Your Kajabi Site

Welcome to my blog post series about using Pinterest with Kajabi! If you'd like to see all the articles on this topic, either click HERE or click the topic "Pinterest" in the right sidebar.

One of the best ways to get traffic to your Kajabi site is via Pinterest. You may think of Pinterest as "just for fun" or a "social media channel" but it's actually a huge search engine; it just happens to have a lot of pretty pictures :)

 

 

 

ErikaFriday.com participates in various affiliate programs. That means if you click on an affiliate link and end up making a purchase from that site, I may receive compensation. I only share products and sites I use, like, and/or believe will be beneficial to you.


Should Your Business Be on Pinterest?

Just like with Google, YouTube, and Amazon, when people are looking for information about a topic or product, they search on Pinterest. Don't believe me? The stats don't lie, baby.

According to Pinterest's own statistics:

  • 250...
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"Kajabi is Too Expensive": How It Actually Saves You Money Over Cheaper Systems

What is Kajabi? It's a platform to easily sell your content online - courses, e-books, membership site, coaching groups, services, even physical products. It's an all-in-one solution that let's you have everything under one roof: website, blog, landing, sales, and checkout pages, e-mail marketing system, funnels, webinars, and more. It's pretty amazing, actually.

Note: This post was originally written in 11/2017 and has been updated in 03/2018, 10/2018, and 12/2018.

I'm a Kajabi Konvert

And proud of it! Heh. That was kind of obnoxious, right? But I'm totally serial. I discovered New Kajabi in December 2016 and, after taking a walk-through with a free trial, decided pretty quickly that THIS was my new best friend. 

  • I'm also a proud Kajabi affiliate! I believe in this product and this company so much that I've chosen to center my business around them. Please know that any Kajabi-related links in the rest of this post are my affiliate links* - and they...
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Kajabi Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deal ... Plus 2 Sweet Bonuses from ErikaFriday.com!

courses kajabi Nov 23, 2018

I discovered Kajabi in December of 2016, signed up, and have never looked back. The platform and its capabilities, continuously added features, second-to-none customer service, and amazing leadership has me hooked. Kajabi does it all: Courses, memberships, email marketing, funnels, evergreen and live webinars, website, blog, landing pages, checkout pages, and more. 

I believe in Kajabi so much, I now run my entire business using Kajabi and their Black Friday/Cyber Monday offer is the only I'm promoting. (Speaking of which, please note that all links in this article are Referral partner links which means, if you click on a link and make a purchase, I may receive a commission for having referred you). 

Some History on Kajabi's Pricing

In 2009, Kajabi launched and became one of the first online business platforms to help people monetize their expertise. Over the last 9 years, they have continued to innovate and adapt to the ever-changing world of online business, redefining...

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Biggest 2019 Planner Round-Up! 110+ Planners for Creatives and Entrepreneurs

Are you looking for a 2019 day planner? Here's the most extensive list of digital and paper planners on the internet. Creative entrepreneurs, moms, teachers, and others can find their perfect planner here.

I Bring You All the Choices!

All year long, I track new planners so that in November - when planner hunting season starts, lol - I can have the most comprehensive list ready for you. This year, I've curated 114 planners for you to check out! I'll add more 2019 planners as I hear of them, so this number will rise. When I started this annual planner round-up for 2017 planners, there were "only" 70-something. In 2018's post, we started with 101 and ended up with 113. Let's see how many we can add to this post for 2019 - wahoo! If you know of any planners I’ve missed, please leave a comment below - or send me a note at [email protected] - and I'll add them.

Planner vendors - If you have any discounts or specials...

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Move Your Blog from Wordpress to Kajabi in 8 Easy Steps

With the rise in popularity of the online platform Kajabi, many people - including me - are moving their entire Wordpress blog sites over to Kajabi. It may sound like an intimidating process but I'm here to make it as simple as possible.

No Worries, #KajabiErika Is Holding Your Hand

Not only am I a Kajabi Virtual Assistant with 2 years experience using the platform, but I'm also a Kajabi Ambassador, 1 of 7 people worldwide chosen to share Kajabi and assist its amazing customers. So you're in great hands! Just follow my 8 easy steps for moving your blog from Wordpress to Kajabi!

Any links below may be affiliate links. This means that, at no cost to you, if you click the link and make a purchase, I may receive a commission for referring you.

What's This Kajabi You Speak Of?

I'll explain a little more about Kajabi, in case it's new to you. Kajabi is an all-in-one platform for running your online business. Instead of piecing together, say, a Wordpress site + an email...

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8 Places Creative Entrepreneurs Can Work Away from Home

One of the best things about being an online entrepreneur is that we get to work from home, right? But sometimes that gets lonely, distracting, or downright claustrophobic. Here are 8 places creative entrepreneurs can get out of the house and work.

 

1. Outdoors - at home

After being cooped up inside so much, it can be really nice to not only leave the 4 walls of your home office but to also get outdoors. My first suggestion isn't that far from home; it's actually AT home  :) How about your own backyard, front yard, porch, or patio? You can set up with your laptop and mobile phone at a patio table, Adirondack chair with a comfy pad, or a chaise lounge (this seems like the ultimate in luxury, doesn't it? You deserve it!). Another option would be to spread a blanket on the grass with pillows to support your back or sit criss-cross-applesauce. 

Pros: Access to drinks and food; ability to recharge your devices; a new perspective including things...

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What IS a Creative Entrepreneur? Here's a List :)

The tag line for ErikaFriday.com is "Authentic Online Marketing for Female Creative Entrepreneurs." Is that you? Are you in the right place? 

When I started the site, I had my own list in my head about what professions I considered to be creative entrepreneurs. To make sure I was on the right track - and wasn't leaving anyone out - I posted a survey in an online business Facebook group and here's the list we crowdsourced:

artist
baker/cake designer
beauty professional
blogger
brand strategist/branding expert
content writer
copywriter/editor/proofreader
crafter
coach
creative virtual assistant (VA)
designer
digital marketer
digital product designer
e-course creator/specialist
event planner
fashion blogger/designer
florist/floral designer
graphic designer
handmade seller
interior designer
lifestyle blogger
mom blogger
musicians
novel and non-fiction writers
paper crafter/designer
photographer
poet
product designer
social media manager/strategist
speaker
travel blogger
t-shirt designer
videographer/video expert
...

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Biggest 2018 Planner Round-Up! 100+ Planners for Creatives and Entrepreneurs

planner Dec 10, 2017

Are you looking for a 2018 day planner? This extensive list of planners is perfect for creative types and entrepreneurs as well as others. 

I Bring You Choices!

I’ve scoured the interwebs and found 101 planners for you to check out! I'll add more 2018 planners as I hear of them, so this number will rise (last year's list started at 70 and ended up around 95, lol). If you know of any I’ve missed, please leave a comment below - or send me a note at [email protected] - and I'll add them.

Click On the Name of the Planner

Each planner name is a link to the website for that planner so you can learn more about it. Some of these are affiliate links. This means if you click the link and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission for having referred you. I also have included a few discounts!

Planners Come, Planners Go ...

I've been doing my "mega planner post" for 3 years now and each year the offerings change a bit. Some...

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