Starting An Online Store To Record Breaking Months
Want your best sales month ever? Do THIS! The world you can create for yourself by starting an online store is so exciting. I know I open every episode up this way but when I interview these amazing people from the $0-100k community that’s the first word that comes to mind. It never gets old to see people who are used to making the same income every month, start an online store, and make 4 times what I was making as a teacher.
In this episode, we are chatting with Bev Schweigert about how she went from what she calls “slow going” to record-breaking. In fact, even with all the craziness going on in the world from COVID, she has broken records in her business in March, April, and then in May!
Bev’s “Why” For Starting An Online Store
After helping thousands of people with starting an online store, I’ve learned that everyone has their own little reason for wanting to get started. Maybe it’s to spend more time at home with the kids, maybe it’s to pay off some debt, or maybe you’re just tired of your 9 to 5.
For Bev, she’d always wanted to get involved in church missions but never had the time. Once her kids were out of the house, she decided that now was the time to do it. But there was one problem. If she quit her job, she still needed another way to generate some income.
So, after consuming all my free content online for a few weeks (Podcast, YouTube, Blog) she was ready to make the leap into the 0-100k System and press fast-forward on her plans of starting an online store.
By January 2019 her shop was open for business. To help give you some perspective on the amazing results you’ll read about below, it was June 2020 when I had this conversation with Bev – just 1.5 years since opening her store.
Transitioning From Being a Slow Goer
I’m not going to lie, starting an online store can be a lot of work in the beginning. There are so many things to get done. Early on, Bev fell into the same routine as so many other new shop owners.
They focus on things that don’t actually move the needle on their business in terms of revenue. You know what I mean, endless hours tweaking every little detail on the website, retaking pictures a 100 times, and planning out the perfect promotion strategy.
If you wait for the perfect time for starting an online store or for your website to be perfect, you’ll never get started.
Once Bev put her focus on the things that really mattered and stopped worrying about if that button was in the right place on her site or if she should or shouldn’t post personal stuff on her social media, her store really started to take off.
During a Pandemic She Had Her Best Month
At the beginning of 2020, Bev made a commitment to herself that this was her year. She was out of the phase of starting an online store and was now in the phase of growing an online store. Then comes March when everyone’s plans, no matter who you are, got drastically changed. COVID came in and made everyone panic. Everyone was being told that people weren’t going to buy anything non-essential.
That didn’t stop Bev though. She hit the gas pedal and began putting out an offer every single day for her products. Whether it was a Facebook Live, email, or social media post, there was an offer going out each and every day.
Guess what happened next?!
In March – during the middle of the pandemic – Bev had her biggest month in sales ever!
Bev realized the power of putting offers out in the world. The only way you can win is if you take the shot, and Bev was taking her shots. Because of this, things grew even more in April! And then May… yea… even more sales than April!
Starting An Online Store 101: Batch Work
If you are starting an online store and you want to quickly gain a lot of efficiency in your business, the number one thing you can do is start batching your work. If you aren’t familiar with batching, it just means that you are going to pick a time and focus on only one type of work. For me, I batch my podcast episodes. I’ll block out time on my calendar and record several episodes at once. That way I’m not constantly thinking about it.
For Bev, she started her online store so she could spend more time with her family so hitting record sales numbers couldn’t come at the expense of that. That meant she had to get more efficient.
She began blocking off time on her calendar to batch things like her social media posts, emails, other routine tasks that had to get done. To help keep track of everything that needed to get done, Bev took me up on what I taught her at ClanCon 2019, and implemented Trello. Whether you use Trello or something else, you have to be organized before you can be efficient.
This was a value-filled episode whether you are a veteran store owner or just starting an online store. I hope you got a few things that you can implement in your business immediately.
Here were my biggest takeaways from this chat with Bev Schweigert.
- Let your true mission become part of your messaging
- Change from sales to service by asking questions to your customers
- Don’t waste time on things that don’t drive revenue
- Talk about gifting more than selling
- Aim to create 30 offers in a month
- You don’t need more products, you need more offers
- Stay organized using Trello
- Batch your work for efficiency
- Plan out deals one month ahead
- Don’t give up
- Present your customers with one offer at a time
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Pick this one. And listen every week.
- Life changing!by Soapgal001 from United States
I accidentally stumbled across Alison & can honestly say she was absolutely divinely sent my way! Her podcasts are amazing, her story is amazing, and I couldn’t be more grateful to have found her!
- Learning so much!by Dash123445 from United States
Alison’s energy and advice has sparked something new inside of me!! Love being on this incredible journey with her! ❤️❤️❤️
- I Definitely Can!by badtothebowl from United States
Thanks for giving me the nudge to know I can!
- WOWby J.M. Chavez from United States
Always over delivering as usual!!
- Bury Satan!by Starz1000 from United States
Alison is real and transparent and easily relatable. She inspires, and serves others by sharing her guest’s knowledge and helping them shine while imparting golden nuggets to use in daily life and business on this podcast. While she shares the “ Because I Can and kick Satan in the teeth” I’ve been inspired to bury him for good! Grow you knowledge and don’t miss out on this podcast.
- Inspiringby Rvhkydevh from United States
Alison’s an inspiring mom and entreprenuer who has changed my life and given me the confidence to start my own business and to someday teach my children how to start their owns! My kids will have more options because of what I have learned from Alison! She explaines how she goes from selling trash to making millions in cash and gives you the insight on how you could potentially do it too! I am so glad I found Alison and her podcast and program! # becauseICan!
- So motivatingby treat.yourself.first from Canada
Alison is a force! So powerful and inspirational!! Yes I can!!
- Amazing Podcast!by fearlessyaya from United States
Alison’s has inspired me to empower women and girls to reach for their creative dreams. I highly recommend that she fill your light with her wisdom with this incredible podcast! Sandra Lucia Diaz | @fearlessyaya
- Inspiredby Lindsey Kaysinger from United States
Such an inspiring podcast for business owners
- Very Inspiringby Jacquan6 from United States
I absolutely love Alison. She is so uplifting and fun. I’m very new to the Because I Can Clan, but so excited.
- Gratefulby brown649 from United States
I am very grateful that I found this podcast. I absolutely love listening to Alison talk. She is full of wonderful knowledge, and she has a heart of gold!
- Amazing, inspirational and so funby PBZW4 from United States
I love listening to Alison. She inspires me and helps me get my negative thoughts out of my head to move forward with my business and life. I have joined her program and it has changed my life.
- Light bulb moments happen while listening to this!by Brittany Peiffer from United States
I cannot say enought about Alison and her podcast! Her content is truly useful and impactful! I have honestly had so many good ideas come to me while listening and it's because she provides the stuff you want to hear!
- Great Podcastby ettevya from United States
Beautiful woman who inspires and empowers anybody! Love listening to her, this podcast not only is about business, but it can also be applied to life experiences! In love with her!
- Brilliant!by mountainstarr from United States
Alison is incredible! Amazing content and truly wants people to succeed! Must listen for anyone wanting to start a business. Truly inspiring!
- Can’t stop listening.by Jinfolsom from United States
Love her style so much! Oodles of enlightening information. Transform your life right here with her amazing teaching.
- Love!by dancefanne from United States
I have been following Allison for years. She is so inspiring and so real. Love her willingness to share what she knows and loves about e-commerce the highs and the lows and all the in betweens. She is great.
- New information!by ddiede from United States
This is a great podcast of your looking to learn so much about your own business and e-commerce especially!
- Over deliversby shellmjsd from United States
Alison adds so much value to everything she puts out there. Honest and accessible.
- Superstarby Blt1537 from United States
I love listening to Alison. She is an amazing person and she could just be the light you need in your life right now.
- Alison is a ROCKSTAR!by swaimes from United States
I came across Alison’s podcast and coaching and I CANNOT GET ENOUGH! Seriously. She is so genuine and happy and REAL and I feel renewed and empowered every time I listen to her! She has a way of communicating an d expressing herself so beautifully. So inspiring.
- E-commerce Guruby LularoeJenniferbramblett from United States
If you’re thinking about starting an e-commerce! Allison is the go to with so many tips and tricks to get you started. Great podcast with lots of awesome information.
- Love it!by Sarita Hartz from United States
Alison is so sweet, funny and open about her life and she has amazing business tips. Love her and love her show! So encouraging!
- Super inspiring!by vava vazquez from United States
I love Alison’s podcast, I love her course and being in her community!
- Genuine, Informative and Inspirational!by m3lena from United States
Just can’t get enough!! So much information and has a way to sort it all out step by step no matter where you are at in your journey. Has a way of inspiring and motivating to keep going when obstacles appear. Love her and her generosity. Alison a great guiding light that I am so blessed to have found!
- Because we ALL canby Jenilegs from United States
I first heard Alison in Cathy Heller’s MTDT program and again on a mastermind call. I’m just so so so excited to dig into this podcast and all the inspiration reminding me (and you) that we can!
- In Her Circle Liveby jayandmav from United States
- Great Contentby Twila38 from United States
Alison has helped me see the way to become an entrepreneur. Her ideas and her willingness to share instead of keeping it all to herself is exactly what I was looking for. Her courses are amazing and step by step. I am so thankful that Aliso has come into my life.
- Amazing!!by Adama Nesil from United Kingdom
One of the best podcasts out there if you want to be and feel invincible and unstoppable. Thank you Alison for all that you do.
- Fantasticby Tulips and Rust from United States
Learning something new each week!! I binged through all of these and have learned something new every time!
- Motivation for the ages!by smalltownwords4u from United States
I love listening and learning from Alison. I come out of every podcast with a new list I can be doing to better my life and those around me.
- Such a gem!by Mmkellogg from United States
Alison is the real deal! She is genuine- fun and has so much amazing content to share with the world!
- Thank youby Katzies from United States
Love Alison energy and the great content on the podcast.
- Love Alisonby Pfeiferh from United States
If you are not being coached by this generous woman, get to her site now and join us! I am inspired all week long from her to keep going.
- Alison is my jam!by Amydpdx from United States
I needed a teacher to teach me the way! That’s what she’s done! Thank you! Amy D
- Love this podcast!by Mmalie from United States
I love Alison and all that she teaches! You can tell she truly wants people to succeed in the online business world. She gives such great information in her podcast - it’s definitely binge-worthy. I look forward to her podcasts every week!
- Exciting Contentby JanellePD from United States
I love listening to Alison’s content! It’s so helpful and inspiring. I always feel so excited and fired up after listening.
- I Can Do Thisby TrishCole from United States
Listening to this podcast encouraged me to go after my dreams. I’ve always wanted to start my own business. When I was a little girl I would pretend I owned a little shop. I continued dreaming about owning a business into adulthood but I allowed doubts to creep in. It costs too much to get started. How do I start? What do I sell? How do I find customers? I started listening to Alison’s podcast and discovered she had created a system I could plug into and learn a step-by-step process. I decided to stop dreaming and start doing. Now I’m in the process of starting my business. I know there will be ups and downs along the way but it is a normal part of the process!
- Because I Can!by TBR59 from United States
I stumbled upon Alison’s podcast about a month ago. I told myself that if I listened to every podcast and was still interested, I would sign up for the 0-100k class. Well, I binge listened to all 49 episodes; several I listened to twice. These podcasts are FULL of real information and inspiration! Guess it’s time to take the next step!
- The Day You Want to QUIT...by Diamondgirl35 from United States
Is the day you HAVE to start listening to this podcast! If you are starting a new business and feeling lost or just need some extra tips & advice. THIS IS IT!
- Love this inspirational program!by Rebe mori from United States
Alison is one of the few people that inspired to know that I CAN do thing by my own and with hard work and determination I CAN dream the life that I want. My sister (Lidia Y. ) talked to me so much about the program, curse and Alison and her team made a great impact in her life as entrepreneur. Now I want to take the same path and reach my potencial as entrepreneur as well and enjoy this new because I can adventure! 🙂
- Literal GOLDby macksey14 from United States
I cannot even stop listening to these podcasts! The information Alison has to share is life changing. The best part is that you can tell how passionate and excited she is to share her skills and talents! She is so motivating! I listen to this while I wait for my Walmart pickup, while I cook dinner, and when I walk around my neighborhood. LISTEN AND LEARN PEOPLE! Because we can!!
- LOVE this podcast!!by decoratinmama from United States
I absolutely LOVE listening to Alison!! She is so genuine and so encouraging I seriously get so much motivation every...single...episode! Whatever your entrepreneurial goals are definitely add these podcasts to your playlist and let Alison help inspire you too! ❤️❤️
- Love the podcast Alisonby felicia barber from United States
Alison has such a great podcasts. Listened to the one regarding 20k sales of one item. I love hearing these because she gives us practical steps. Thank you Alison.
- Actionable tips every episode!by LovelyLittleAcorns from Canada
I’ve listened to every one of Alison’s podcasts (and repeated quite a few). I love that they focus on starting and growing product-based e-commerce businesses without any smarmy gimmicks or get-rich-quick schemes. The interviews with entrepreneurs rocking it are so inspiring. Thanks for showing up and giving me something new to listen to while I fill orders each Tuesday!
- Thank you Bev and Alison!by help would be nice! from Canada
Absolutely incredible podcast. Thank you ladies for being real, clear and motivating. So empowering. A true testimonial to “Because I Can!”
- Scaryby irenesq from United States
Yup! Alison is scary...not in a bad way though. Its all in a good way. Why? Well, first of, I think Alison is not only an e-commerce expert but also has a psychic ability. I am only on the fifth episode of her podcast, and listening to it made me think like, “how does she know what I’m thinking?” All the fears and self doubts and negativity. She talks about life experiences that are relatable. Somehow whenever I listen to her, she connects with me like as if she was talking to me. I just love her and really blessed to have found her and be part of her clan. Thank you Alison!
- Inspiring & Amazingby DoohikeyDesigns from United States
Alison is the real deal! She’s real as she inspires you to reach your best life. She gives you glimpses into how she has made multi dollar million businesses. Alison was called to serve others to help others reach the dreams we have always wanted to achieve. She inspires to help us Rise Up to what God wants us to become! It just keeps getting better and better! Wow! Today’s episode in February is amazing! Literally I sell wholesale and know what it takes. But now I’m wanting to really create more retail sales and I have since being in your program! Loved the episode that you did of Puerto Rico and why you moved. I loved how you testified of how God works in our lives and if we trust him we can do anything. Thanks for being a light and a mentor to me. It just keeps getting better and better! Especially today about making offers! Sometimes we don’t always think of the little things it make offers daily to weekly. I know I can amp up my orders and I will be digging deep this week!
- Clear advice to give you confidenceby MintBillyCat from United Kingdom
I love this podcast so much-it is my favourite I’ve found among all the business podcasts. It’s targeted at women who are at home with kids or in a job dreaming of running their own business and making more money. Alison is really relatable, clear and supportive in her advice & delivery and there are tons of good nuggets here for any aspiring or active mumpreneur.
- Inspirationalby Greenwichound from United Kingdom
Some of things that Alison discusses in her podcast are really simple. But sometimes you need it laid out in these terms for it to just go in. And go in it does. Meaning you leave each episode full of confidence and aspiration with a check list of to do’s or things to try out. She shares information bombs that others in her position would never share (fear of giving away their secret sauce) and every step of the way you feel like she’s championing your specific journey. She is golden and this show should be in the library of everyone thinking or currently doing Ecommerce. Keep it up Alison! X
- Fantastic, just Fantasticby 2shopornot from United States
I just went back and caught up on all the podcasts and can I just say I should’ve done this a long time ago! The content is so clear, Alison brings in guests that are so willing to share. Truly an amazing listen. If you haven’t joined Alisons group I strongly recommend that you not wait any longer! Your future is waiting!
- Amazing Content for Entrepreneurs!by galithoc from United States
Alison is very knowledgeable and presents information in a very easy way for newbies. My entire family listens to her every week. She has motivated my two daughters into starting their own business, they are 14 and 11!!!!. Thanks for this podcast, its amazing.
- Very optimistic and useful!by AJM.44 from United States
I find these podcasts useful, filled with good tips backed by her experience. She’s also very optimistic and makes me feel like I can do it! Which is why I want to get started! Ok Alison, this question is for you - I want to start selling online in an effort to fund my college education! Obviously I don’t have a lot of time, and more than that, I don’t know where to start lol! Do I create a Shopify store? Do I start selling on someone else’s site (and whose?!)? Do I do a ClickFunnel thing?!
- Inspiring!by InspiredLifeCrafts from United States
So many helpful tips and positivity. Love listening!
- Great information!by Stellar92677 from United States
I’m learning so much and I love your optimism. thank you!
- Thank You Alison!by Savjack28 from United States
If you want to make real money and get out of the rat race of working for someone else, follow Alison J Prince. You will learn SO much!
- I’m obsessed!by Stormy Hinkle from United States
Alison is as smart as she is relatable. Every podcast episode is full of brilliant nuggets to help you along your entrepreneurial journey. With Alison on my team, I know I will find the courage to go for my big dreams!!
- Beca Millerby Beca Miller from United States
Alison is full of gold! I used to do all the work myself. The minute I took her advice and hired out, my sales started going up!
- Life changing!by Future CEO MR from United States
I bought your course last summer right in the middle of taking graduate courses to increase my salary lane as a teacher. No need to say that the increase in salary has not made any mayor changes. I always had the desire of doing an e-commerce business but did not know how to start. I still have not taken the time that I am supposed to dedicate to the course, however these podcasts had filled me with the courage I need to start doing it. Thank you Alison for your words of wisdom every Tuesday.
- Awesome Podcast!!!by Clarisse Gomez from United States
Alison, host of the Because I Can Life podcast, highlights all aspects of business, entrepreneurship and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!
- Thank you!by gigisomar from United States
Allison, I really have so enjoyed your podcasts. Thank you for putting out all of this wonderful information.
- Inspirationalby Missladyamy from United States
Alison.. love having your podcast available to help me keep going. I can listen to it while I do my makeup in the morning and get ready. You inspire my day and give me hope. Thank you. I am already in e commerce but want to take a different route in this area and excited for the new ideas you provide. - Renee @beprosperity
- Wowby M.Murawska from United States
I have been Alison’s student for almost 2 years. I am still learning!!! This pot cast was a piece of information that I was missing! Let’s make $$$$ with influencers! Thank You Alison❤️
- Goldby Brandeerose from United States
I’ve been a Alison fan for over a year! She gives so much great content and she over delivers ‘all the time’! I’ve been following her system and am a happy customer. Her 100k system is THE bomb! I’ve tried so many other courses and she’s the real dill. Lol. Thank you so much Alison for all you do. You’re truly a blessing. Instagram handle @threadsofarmor ❤️
- Episode 15by -akoboe from United States
Loved this episode and how broken down and step by step the details were. Question for you: How do you decide on a business name and shop for an e-commerce store if you don’t have a niche? Or do you only recommend opening a store for those who do? In the beginning, you sold a lot of random things that didn’t relate to each other, so did you use third party selling websites to sell or did you start your own store and how do you do that without a specific product or niche?
- Excellentby B-Rex1 from United States
Alison continues to offer great teaching moments with love and enthusiasm!!
- Yes, BECAUSE WE CAN!by twimoonlight from United States
I love your passion and love for this business. I love that you have worked so hard to give us such an awesome mentor, business Opportunity guidance, tools, and a Facebook group that we all can draw from and count on. Thank You!!!
- Amazing!by Lissy Eubank from United States
Alison (and her course) is amazing!!! Listen, learn and apply! You won’t regret it!!
- The best!by Polarbe88 from United States
Alison knows her stuff!! I love listening to her!!
- Episode 10 - LOVED IT!!!by drewtheclue from United States
I have liked and learned a bunch from all of Alison’s episodes as well as from her YouTube channel and her courses. I really really enjoyed Episode 10 though - so many great quotables & gold nuggets were shared...I saved it and will take notes when I listen again!!!
- Alison knows E-Commerceby Lwisdom69 from United States
Seriously I wasn’t into podcast, Meh- But once I heard this “Because I can Life” with Alison J Prince, she’s Amazing in every way!!! She shows you what she is doing & walks you through her process. She is so transparent in every way. She shows us how to kick Fear in the teeth! She’s my go to momma bear!! I love this podcast- Your Truly, Lillian Wisdom
- Alison knows her stuff! This works!by c_beckstrand from United States
I have followed Alison’s journey for the past few years and never met anyone who is so willing to share what she knows to help others. There are so many golden nuggets from these podcasts that you can take and apply to your own business. She is the real deal!! Following her strategy, I now have a business of my own that is THRIVING because of the plan that she has laid out. She is changing lives!! Listen to this podcast- you won’t regret it!
- Alison Is The Real Dealby awishandakiss from United States
Have you ever watched fresh water pour out of a spring? That is what Alison is like. She shares and teaches so much good, over flowing with the very best! Love this podcast! Thank you Alison for wanting and giving the steps to success, for those that you teach. -Melinda L.
- Truly An Inspiration!by Alohalovelife from United States
Alison, I am LOVING your podcast!!! You are crushing it! You are such an inspiration! Thank you for stepping out there to share your story! You have helped me transform my mindset and my life! xoxo Michon
- Awesome!by SACP12 from United States
Love listening to Alison. She is inspiring and gets it. It’s making me move forward and giving confidence in doing so. Kick fear in the teeth.
- Thank you!by Gkeith88 from United States
Loving it all. Thank you for coming out from behind the scenes and sharing your real life. We all benefit from your knowledge and the joy you bring.
- Alison knows what she is talking aboutby J0di8 from United States
Alison gives such awesome advice on starting and growing a business even kids can do it! That's awesome!
- Right to my soul.by LiviaLight from United States
Alison is genuine, sincere, and has a passion and a fire that gets right to my heart. She has a great desire to help others and shares important content. Her energy and light can help you see possibilities for yourself that you never imagined. We are all humans on this journey of growth. Invite Alison to be part of your journey and you won’t regret it.
- Don’t miss out!by P. Cram from United States
This Is your chance to learn from one of the masters of e-commerce. Alison’s style of savvy business advice in an easy to understand and implement format will take your business to the next level! If you’ve ever thought about starting your own online business the first step is Alison’s program. Trust me, this is the road map to success you’ve been looking for!
- Alison Prince is great!by Shanda2005 from United States
Alison Prince gives great advice about how to run an online business. This is a great podcast. A must listen for entrepreneurs!
- An entrepreneur who GETS IT!!!by AshleyJohnston from United States
This girl just gets it. She understands doubt, she has lived hard days, she knows what it’s like to start from zero.....and then climb out of that crap. I think what I appreciate the most, is that she genuinely enjoys helping others find success. Truly a gift.
- Motivating and Inspiringby Lisa fruit pop princess from United States
Alison is great at motivating and inspiring! She has so much great info that she shares! You definitely need to listen to this if you've ever thought of becoming an entrepreneur!
- Pushing forward with Alisonby Gyetvaimom from United States
What a great podcast with such great information on how to build my very own e-commerce business! Alison is relatable, knowledgeable, and very inspiring. I enjoy these episodes while driving my kids to their activities, while making dinner, or while getting ready. Listening to ALISON motivates me to push forward in my new business.
- A dreamer/doers podcast heaven!by ReesieO from United States
Alison is so upbeat, so knowledgeable, and so passionate about what she does! This podcast shows all of that! If you don’t know where to start - START HERE! The information is GOLD! You’re in the right place and this girl will give you wings! Seriously, even if you’re just having a down day - Alison will lift you up and help you believe in your dreams again!
- Great Stuff!by AKP419 from United States
My husband and I are part of Alison’s Clan and we are so excited to have all this extra great info in podcast form!
- A must for all entrepreneursby heidilynn82 from United States
Love Alison’s Enthusiasm and passion for sharing her knowledge about all things business! It’s a must listen.
- Love Alisonby EricaWoodbury from United States
I absolutely loooooove Alison and her emery is so contagious! ❤️
- Hopeful:)by Polka. Lover from United States
So far I’m really excited about this podcast....and hoping it doesn’t all lead to what so many other podcasts I’ve listened to have, which is “I’ll tell you just enough to get you excited and start to believe you can do it, but to really start to change your life it’s time to pay for the membership/course and if you can’t afford it that’s just an excuse”. I’ve become a bit of a pessimist in the self-improvement journey while trying so hard to get started but not having much cash to do so. I’m that mom stuck living credit card payment to credit card payment which doesn’t exactly leave money to get started. I’m hoping this podcast is what I’ve been searching for to guide me on how to finally get something going that will bring hope and real change for my future. I love Allison and I have faith that she’s who can help me change my life!♥️
- LOVE HER!!!by IChooseYouCo from United States
Alison is AWESOME! She knows her stuff and is so generous in giving and teaching others. I am so glad I found her to help me along this journey of e commerce.
- Fab!by vbl<3 from United States
I’m new to podcasts, but wow...what a fabulous cast! I’m a fan and will be continuing to listen!
- So much help and valuable information!!by ealshfs from United States
We love Alison!! She gives such valuable information on how to run your online business. Through this podcast she will help you, inspire you, and encourage you. Through following her course my husband and I have sold over 15K so far in one of our businesses and are headed towards the 10k mark with our second business. Thank you Alison!!
- LOVE the heart and deep dive!by XefishX from United States
Thank you so much for the useful information and VALUE in these episodes- I’m totally hooked!
- Love Alison Princeby irsaguar from United States
Thank you for this amazing podcast. I cannot get enough of Alison and her amazing knowledge of E commerce, marketing and selling online she is awesome!!!
- Because I can!by shesgotdetermination from United States
Alison is a great mentor! She has a great amount of enthusiasm and determination towards her businesses. She really tries to motivate the clanners and get us excited about our businesses. I’ve learned a lot from the FB group! There’s so much information there. Thank you everyone for supporting each other!
- So worth listening to!by Orpheus Phunk from United States
Alison KNOWS what she’s talking about. She teaches from the knowledge of having taken the steps herself, to launch and scale profitable businesses. This podcast inspires you to stop making excuses and get to work building your own business. I love it!
- Inspirationby JLDiaz10x from United States
Alison is such an inspiration! She’s a real life woman who you can relate to! Love listening to her!!
- You Need to Listen to This!by Brookie Jane Boutique from United States
Listen to the Because I Can Life podcast if you want to be successful. Alison shares the “secrets” of making your business work. By the end of episode two, I knew the approach I needed to take in my new business to help my products sell themselves. Thanks Alison!
- Listen! You’ll love it!by llc732 from United States
Alison is amazing! She encourages you, helps you, and strengthens your resolve to do more, do better!
- Thank you!!by jesygirl from United States
Thank you for sharing all of your knowledge and excitement! It is contagious. I am glad you finally came out with a podcast.
- Mind Blown!by Harley&LuLu from United States
Wow! So amazing!!! I love these podcasts because as I listen to them I feel as if Alison is speaking directly to me. It’s like she’s in my brain and truly understands what I’m going through with my business- then helps me continue to the next step! Her voice is cheerful, yet calming and she is full of reassurance- I think she believes in me more than I believe in myself at this point!!!:)
- Amazing informationby kdirk25 from United States
These podcasts have amazing information to help you with your business!! They are insightful, and a must for anyone who wants to sell anything including you Mr. Eskimo who I will sell ice to... because Allison tells you how.
- Inspirationalby DoeRaeMegan from United States
Alison is the one who has inspired me to start something of my own. Her guidance makes magic happen! Only good things come from Alison!!!
- Wonderfulby stacemt from United States
Allison and her business strategy have had my attention for awhile now. I am thrilled to be able to listen and apply her wisdom from these podcasts.
- So inspiring!by raeggett from United States
I love all that I have learned from Alison and her amazing way of leading and teaching so many of us to create our own businesses!
- Inspirating and Motivatingby Jgb9 from United States
Alison is the real deal! She is all of us.... where we have all been and truly wants to help us succeed. She shares so much wisdom and knowledge and has blessed many lives!
- Great Infoby Tam4040 from United States
I appreciate the information that Alison is providing as she teaches us how to overcome fear and self doubt while encouraging how we CAN have the lives we want!
- Femmepreneurby Suncreature from United States
Allison is so inspiring. She is so supportive and gives us so many tools to help us reach our goals. She is the ultimate #Femmepreneur. She is empowered and wants all of us to feel empowered as well. “Because I can” is such an empowering statement that can lead us to success. I feel so blessed to have found her course and podcast.
- So inspirational and motivating!!by jayveetally from United States
This was such a motivating podcast! The priceless information she spills about how to be successful selling online is interesting and exciting. I can’t wait to hear more!!
- Keep the podcasts coming!by SHefel87 from United States
Alison has such an enthusiastic outlook and so much knowledge to share regarding business ventures. Have thoroughly enjoyed the first few ‘Because I Can’ podcasts. I look forward to listening to her future episodes.
- I can? Yes, I can!by Too hard to review from United States
Allison does a great job of punching a hole in all of your excuses for why you can’t do this. She’s a down-to-earth cheerleader for everyone. Great podcast.
- Obsessed!by Hidequa from United States
Holy cow- Alison I can feel your energy through my phone as I listened to your podcasts today! I’ve just recently stumbled across your Instagram and even two weeks ago watched a webinar by you as well. I can not tell you how much I feel like you are talking to me, yet I feel myself hearing you, as if I am the one talking. I have felt for a long time that I have something bigger than me I need to do to help people but like the lady in your podcast with the epi-pen, I’m kinda closer to that side of things right now. BUT I feel like I am on my way and I hear your passion for helping people. I can’t wait to listen to more of your podcasts and see where this will take me in the future. Thank you for sharing your loving heart with others.
- Get inspired!by DistinctlyDawning from United States
Alison is so inspiring, knowledgeable and encouraging! She’s been there, done that and continues doing so which allows her to provide real time helps for your business. You can’t resist but to feel uplifted and ready to go after your dreams after listening to her!
- Thank youby clanner90 from United States
I appreciate your passion and for sharing
- Fairly new to podcastsby simplyLudic from United States
I have listened to one other before and enjoyed it. I am looking forward to Allison’s as she has so much good stuff to share. Thanks Allison for doing this.
- Great informationby ACP2545 from United States
Alison is so inspiring and gives such great info
- The Best Podcast!!by Micah Hyde from United States
I have been starting up my own business and this podcast has given me so much motivation to finally get everything done!!! I started thinking up tagalongites.com about 2 years ago and my dream is finally a reality !! Thanks Allison for all the motivation!
- Love it!by Shanluvsry from United States
Love her story, love her driver, love her willingness to share! This lady ROCKS!
- Because I can is the best podcast out there!by GmaSheriE from United States
Alison and her team are inspiring and changing lives! Join the clan! Because you can!!
- Love this!by kcraven683 from United States
Alison you are awesome, way to go! And thank you for this!
- You are amazingby StazzyLynn from United States
You are an inspiration. Truly talented.
- Positivityby sophster78 from United States
If you want to feel good and get excited listen to Alison. Her enthusiasm is contagious and she is just always happy.
- The best podcast!by Bloodbath000 from United States
She is the most honest, intelligent business woman out there. Love listening to her!
- Inspiringby Snyder,A from United States
I love how down to earth and real Alison is. Motivating podcast!
- So encouragingby lovesstraberries4 from United States
Alison always has relevant content and always so encouraging.
- Inspirational and Real!by Greenski Beanski from United States
I love listening to Alison because she shares from her heart! You can hear the passion in her voice and how much she loves what she’s doing. I’m excited to be able to listen to her marketing wisdom so I can put it in place in my business. Thank you for being real! Thank you for putting yourself out there and kicking fear in the teeth so I can learn to do the same!
- Treasure Trove of Expert Goodnessby linescrew from United States
If you're looking to learn about building a successful online business, following your passion, and drive from a real person who practices what she preaches, this is the place! Alison is passionate about others successes- you can hear it in her voice. Against her norm of staying out of the spotlight and working behind the scenes Alison pushed past her fears of putting her face out there to follow her inner drive to teach others how she has been uber successful in several online businesses. She is still active in maintaining several online businesses and has taught me (and thousands more) how to build our own businesses. She is unselfish and wants success for all (and teaches how to do it without going into debt!). She gives so much to help others build their own dreams. Alison is the first mentor that I have found that doesn't hold back in sharing each piece to the complicated puzzle of successful business practices from idea to distribution to customer care. She doesn't promise magical overnight success- but gives you the keys you need and reminds you that your success depends on your dedication and hard work. I can't wait to see what her future episodes bring. Thanks Alison, for overdelivering yet again.
- She’s Changing Lives!by TaraGlutting from United States
Alison gives all her time and energy toward teaching people like you and me how to start a business and make all your dreams come true! This podcast is inspiring!
- The Real Dealby CecOlpin from United States
Alison is down to earth and relatable yet also extremely knowledgeable and savvy in her approach to business. You will enjoy and come away feeling empowered after listening to her amazing wisdom!
- Real deal!!!!by AnnieBoz from United States
Alison is the real deal and super legit. She knows her stuff and has helped me reach my goals plus more on many occasions. She is sincere and truly wants to help others and loves to see them grow. She is very motivating and she continues to inspire me in my life and with my business goals.
- Love love love Allison!!by BreakingYarn from United States
I was so happy to see Allison put out a podcast! She’s a huge inspiration and I admire her and her business sense! Already loving all the episodes!
- Alison is Thee Female Entrepreneur To Follow!by JaimeCross77 from United States
She’s been around the block, built a family and multiple, multimillion dollar businesses - what’s not to love about this HERo! Alison speaks from her heart and years of proven results. Would not be without this podcast in my back pocket.
- Info needs to be consistentby joness59 from United States
I missed that you mentioned the link to your bundle at the beginning of the podcast. At the end you mentioned the site is becauseicanlife.com/bundle. This is an invalid URL. I spent time trying to figure out the link until I saw it posted in the notes of your podcast. My feedback is to make sure the info you provide is consistent. Other than that it was a real good podcast. Hope this was helpful. Stephen Jones (your old Boise neighbor)
- I LOVE MY MOM❤️❤️by bridges!! from United States
WOOT WOOT!!!!!! Gooooooooooooo MOM YOUR THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
- She’s the coolest little buddyby Emmaisbeast from United States
She’s really cool and everybody should and will Love her and this was the most spectacular thing in the whole universe because she is an angel
- 5 starzby camila_hernandez from United States
she is so awesome and i love this podcast so much!!!!
- AMAZING!!!by Dad in church from United States
Seriously love you!
- Best Podcast!by Thesimpsoncrew3 from United States
Alison is so encouraging and a wealth of information! Real, Genuine and Relatable! So thankful she took the leap as she has paved a way for us to do the same!!!
- Stop whatever you are doing and subscribeby 534426783 from United States
Seriously, if you are looking for a heart-centered coach who is going to break it down for you and hold your hand to the online marketplace, this is your leader. Follow her. Do what she says. Listen to everything she says. Take notes. Take action. Rinse and repeat. So happy this podcast has been born!!!
- Wow! So powerful!by BevSchweig from United States
I am loving Alison’s podcast! She is so down to earth and honest! You can hear the passion she has for helping others in her voice! She has over delivered once again. Can’t wait to hear more!
- Inspired!by Jen 850 from United States
Alison’s enthusiasm is infectious! I want to get started right now!
- Love!!!by Beastajt from United States
I have been a huge fan of Alison for years now! So excited she has launched a podcast!
- Because I can! Love,Love, Love!by Mysterious____ from United States
This podcast is really great! Alison is such an inspiration!
- So inspiring!by Heather of come home from United States
Thank you Alison! You always know just what to say to help me get out of my way. I’m for sure going to start recognizing those fake negative thoughts and turn them around. ❤️
- Finally!!by shellcoates from United States
It’s about time Alison made a podcast!! I’ve been waiting! She is a professional business mastermind, yet so relatable as a mother and woman. Go Alison!!!
- The Because I can Life Podcastby My Beautiful Child And Me from United States
Alison is the real deal. She doesn’t just preach and leave us on our own. Alison works her online business right along with us and teaches from her own experiences. She shares the highs and lows and gives us the tools we need to succeed. She is kind and welcoming and supports us even when we feel we are failing. The community she has created for us to find like minded people who want to make a difference is the best group I have ever been a part of. I love that she is always up dating her course that we have life long access. The fact that she takes the time to do FB lives a few times a week where she is open to all our questions is remarkable. I am grateful I found her. It doesn’t matter if you are just starting out or a seasoned business owner, Alison offer something for all of us. Connie Leonard
- Real and Inspiringby lastev from United States
Alison delivers relevant content that works. Most importantly, she is your biggest cheerleader and keeps you motivated to work hard and kick fear!
- An inspirational podcastby Dude202 from United States
I love listening to podcasts to inspire myself in my business growth. An enjoyable and helpful podcast!
- BEST COACH EVER!!!by Oak&Willow from United States
If you are looking to start your own e-commerce business, you will be hard pressed to find a more honest, passionate, caring person than Alison. She puts it all out there for you to see how to be successful. This podcast is going to change lives!
- All Entrepreneurs Must Hear Thisby seesnow99 from United States
I’ve been following Alison for a while now. I bought into her 0-100K system. My store is up & running thanks to her & a lot of hard work. If you want to have an e-commerce business & have the best support team ever, look no further. I’ve done tons of webinars & online research. Nothing compares to what I have learned from Alison. Her online Facebook group is nothing short of phenomenal. You can post your struggle & ask for help. Five hours later, you come back to loads of encouraging posts from fellow “clanners” who have been there & they’re offering helpful advice. I have been in her course since May 2018 & have watched her course get better & better. That’s because she’s constantly adding to it. The best part about all of this is that Alison is genuine. She really wants to see her students succeed. This podcast is just another way to encourage us & all of you at the same time. I’ve met her in person more than once & her sincerity is more than evident. Sit back & enjoy the podcast! Better yet, take that jump & come join us in the Because I Can Clan!
- Yes I can!!by A. Nieto from United States
Yes!! Loving the podcast! Real and raw reminding us all that we all start somewhere and we can each be successful.
- So. Much. Info.by An Interpreter from United States
I've learned so much about being an entrepreneur from Alison. Her teachings have changed my thinking, my shopping, and my future. I'm so happy she now has a podcast!!
- Yessssss!by ryanhelms from United States
Thank you Allison for sharing all your knowledge with us!
- Amazing!by sarakappas from United States
Alison is always so fun to listen to and as usual, is giving us amazing content that can really change your life!
- So true and authentic!by Daxy111 from United States
Alison is seriously the best and most talented business mom I've learned from! You rock!!
- Perfect Morning Pick Me Up!by Arichards130 from United States
This podcast is the perfect morning pick me up to kick my behind in gear and get motivated to live my best life everyday! I’m still in the beginning stages of my journey, but I’ve seen, heard and felt the real life stories of Alison’s students who continually inspire, support and encourage me to keep walking my walk and doing the work to realize my goals! Like Alison said, usually the best place to start is the beginning, so just jump in!
- Lucky us!by Wild Azalea from United States
Alison’s passion for helping others comes through loud and clear. I have already learned so much from her and look forward to future podcasts.
- So motivating!by LexHemming from United States
I’m loving this podcast. I feel like I CAN do whatever I put my mind to. It’s so nice to have such a positive, motivational, sincere example of what you can do when you trust yourself and step out of your comfort zone. Can’t wait for more episodes.
- INCREDIBLE!!by Dragonmaster191 from United States
Seriously Alison is just INCREDIBLE!!! She is such a huge inspiration! She is so honest and real and you know she honestly truly cares about helping others succeed!!! I know she loves celebrating us when we learn from her and take steps to change our lives for the better....Because I Can!!!!! Thank you!!!!!
- My new favorite podcast!by JBest4 from United States
I’m loving Alison’s podcast! She has been so successful in her businesses and to have the privilege to learn from her is incredibly valuable. I could listen to her all day because she is so genuine and relatable. Her passion for helping others really shines through too.
- Awesome content!!!!!by dtorell from United States
She is so inspiring and has made the mistakes so we don’t have to. Thanks for your drive to help others help others
- Amazingby Sarah Because I Can from Canada
I was never one to listen to podcasts. But now I am hooked! Alison is brilliant I am learning and continue to learn from her. She knows the e-commerce business inside and out implement what she teaches it’s amazing! I am definitely enjoying the journey of the Because I Can Life.
- Like Rachel Hollis...but betterby Erin_Verb7 from United States
Alison is inspiring and makes you believe in yourself, but she doesn’t stop with the warm fuzzies. She takes you by the hand and shows you how to turn your money making dream into reality with action steps designed to help you create your own success, not just dream about it.
- Your Millionaire Best Friendby VinaHowell from United States
Alison’s podcast feels like an invigorating conversation with a best friend. If you’re interested in a life of “more”, learning marketing and e-commerce, and hearing someone whose persistence and authenticity is unmatched, this is the podcast for you.
- Awesome sauce!by Coolcv1998 from United States
Alison you are in your element!! You are so easy to listen to. This is as real as it gets. Can’t wait for more episodes. Add this to your list for sure everyone!! Just awesome!
- Inspiring!!by Olga Bella from United States
Alison just makes me want to jump up and cheer. She is so inspiring!
- ✨SO much goodness!by Briestarr from United States
Alison shares so much goodness in this podcast! If you want tangible tips to take your biz to the next level and get inspired at the the same time, listen in!
- So good!by Trendytikes from United States
I love that she’s not only shelling out entrepreneur inspiration, she’s giving out real step by step advise for moving forward with business goals!!
- So motivational! Love it!by elizathere321 from United States
Love all the free advice Alison!
- Awesome Alison!by Chelli C from United States
I’m such a fan of Alison. Her podcast didn’t disappoint!
- Rockstar!by Christine Michelle James from United States
Looking forward to this! She rocks whatever she touches!
- YESSS!! About time!!!by LINDS100k from United States
Love Alison J. Prince! Can’t wait to learn more from her in this amazing podcast!!
- Ready to learn!by tjshrews from United States
Ready to soak up more info from this lady and her amazing family. Gives great practical tips for growing an online business! And...I just love that her whole family is involved!
- The best Cheerleader!by KimHenrie from United States
When you are feeling like a failure, you need Alison to cheer you on and to keep you going. She’s always reminding you that you were made for more.
- From a Dads POVby StartupDad from United States
So happy Alison has launched this podcast. So refreshing to find parent entrepreneurs who are crushing it in business but at the same time being REAL, TRANSPARENT, and VULNERABLE about what it's really like to build a business with a family (without sacrificing the family)! So many families out there are struggling working 9-5 or more and still unable to provide for their families. Alison's journey is a tremendous inpiration that it doesn't have to be like that and as a Entrepeneur myself I'm looking forward to some solid advice and tips through this podcast. Thank you Alison!!
- Left me wanting more!!!by kristin.sparks from United States
Alison I love your passion for helping others succeed, it comes through loud and clear. Can’t wait for the next one.
- Excitingby Queen Bee of three from United States
I’m excited to see how this podcast evolves! We all need a pep talk now and then but I can’t wait until Alison digs in to some more juicy details for those of us already working the program. And I would love to hear interviews with successful fellow clambers. Thanks again!
- Get Into This Community!by MindYourMomentum from United States
You will never find a more supportive community anywhere else online than in Alison’s Because I Can Clan. Beginner? Everyone’s cheering for you to succeed. Intermediate? Everyone’s cheering for your continued success. Advanced? Everyone’s still lifting you higher. No matter your level, you’ll learn something new every week, if not every day. So excited to now have a podcast to listen to on my daily walks! #becauseican #becauseicanclan
- Most Caring Coach❣️by 23569 from United States
Alison is the best inspiring coach to help people start their own online businesses. If you have a dream to do this, know that Alison can help, inspire, encourage, and nicely kick you in the butt if that’s what you need! You can do it with her help and with the help of her team, which includes her husband Jared and her children who themselves made $100k in less than a year. Legit legit legit! You can live the Because I Can life!
- Life changing!by rubyandedie from United States
Alison knows her stuff when it comes to e-commerce. If you have ever wanted to start your own business she is the lady to follow!! Not only that but she helps you build confidence and belief in yourself!! Seriously listen to what she says!
- So Grateful!by Brosky1213 from United States
Alison is such an inspiration!
- Love Alison’s authenticityby Sawshee from United States
Alison has a great way of sharing her passions as if she is already your best friend. She’s is truly authentic and wants to bring value to as many lives as she can. I’m loving this already! Keep them coming!!!
- Just WOW!by Walter Gro from United States
Alison is so inspiring and informative! We were so moved by her story of creating her business and changing her families future that we’ve got our kids listening too! Love it
- Love love love!by mlci from United States
Wherever you are in your entrepreneurial journey Alison has the message you need. ❤️
- Not aloneby melnemlove from United States
Having your own business can feel like you are all alone. Alison and her program make me feel like I have a personal coach and cheerleader. Can’t wait to see how far I can go...because I can!!!
- Best everby nyecreate from United States
This is will help anyone no matter where they are in trying to run their life and business.
- A podcast full of awesomenessby JLO52006 from United States
This podcast talks about the real life of a success entrepreneur, Alison Prince, and other like it. She tells you how to run a business and have a life too. She’s down to earth, tell it like it is presence, is exactly what people want to hear. She’s honest, open and funny. Take a listen, and you won’t regret it.
- Speaks from the heartby Lisa Dinsmore from United States
Alison has a great knowledge of business and shares that with us. She truly cares and wants other to succeed just like she has. I’m so excited to continue learning from her as she shares her knowledge.
- I’m learning new thingsby Trippy6911 from United States
My garage is full of stuff that I can sell, I had no idea where to start. My cousin recommended I listen to Alison and truth be told I’m beginning to have an idea on how to get my business going. I truly recommend listen to her or even watching her YouTube videos.
- Authenticityby Samantha Richardson from United States
She’s the real deal and no Bs, her passion to help others shows in everything she does. I love following/listening/ watching Alison because shes knowledgeable and is taking you through her experience! I’m soooooo excited for a podcast! Can’t wait to hear what more I can learn from this woman!
- Thank you, Alison!by stacyj:) from United States
Thank you for your words today! Very inspiring to me! Can’t wait for the next!
- The best!!by Lacegan from United States
Alison knows her stuff in the e-commerce world and is so great at showing others the path to success too!
- This is the best person & podcast to learn E-Commerceby Viciousinc from Canada
Alison is hands down one of the best people on the planet to learn e-commerce from. Not only has she successfully gone through the process and failed forward along the way, she also shares everything and does it with such genuine grace and humility. It’s hard to find people that walk the walk and do it in a way that lifts up the people around them. This is that person. Listen and more importantly apply everything she says. Thank you Alison!!
- Life Changingby N Family from United States
Alison is an expert in her field. If you want to change your financial future this is the podcast for you!
- Real Dealby Mashie422 from United States
She is so authentic and her messages are heartfelt and real. So glad to finally have a podcast from Alison!!
- Got my wheels spinningby iRunOnEmpty from United States
Alison has a way of getting you to not only think about your goals and your dreams, but Act on your goals and your Dreams. I’m ready for that Because I Can Life!
- Alison Prince WALKS THE WALK Like No Other Person I Knowby Supreme Dragon Slayer 69 from United States
Full Disclosure. I met Alison and her amazing family just a few years ago and in that time I have witnessed an incredibly humble person step into even more of her greatness. This is someone who chases Impact over Significance in everything she does. In a world where most “big marketing gurus” who just yell louder to be heard and rely mostly on manufacturing celebrity to become a house hold name... Alison has been actually walking the walk for decades. She is family focused. She is heart centered. But make no mistake. She is one of the most BRILLIANT Marketers and Business Builders in the world. She had proven herself time and time again on her multiple businesses in multiple niches. All. From. The. Ground. Up. So yes. I know her. Which makes me qualified to write this review bc if you do have an opportunity to ever meet her in real life, feel good knowing she is the same in real life as she is on this podcast. Dave
- The real dealby Utah PT from United States
If you really want to know what it takes to change your life then you better listen. Alison knows what it takes to start and grow your new online business and love your entrepreneur life.
- So happy Alison finally is releasing a podcast!by Arushi-315 from United States
So ready to listen to all these episodes.
Hey, this is Alison, I'm actually sitting here with Makayla right here, as she is talking to colleges, kind of crazy that my first daughter is going to college. What happened? Where does life go sometimes? Alright, so today, I am super excited. I know I always start off these podcasts with “I'm super excited”. But when I get to interview these guests, I leave so full, my heart is full, my gratitude is full. Most of them give me the chills with their stories. And this is no exception. So I posted a picture of Bev on social media. Now. It's a picture of her smiling from ear to ear and she had white order labels draped all over her shoulders. I had a flood of comments coming in that said hey Alison, are those CVS receipts, and although yes, CVS savings receipts could absolutely be brag-worthy. I think the order labels for the bajillions of orders that came rushing in is triple brag-worthy, she made a heck of a lot more money, learning how to sell then trying to save by cutting coupons. Now I'm not saying there's anything bad about coupons. I love a coupon.
But there's a limit to the amount that can be made with that method. So in today's episode, she shares how in a year she went from what she called slow going in 2019, to breaking records in March of 2020. Then breaking them again in April, then again in May, and how she is four times what I made as a school teacher blows my mind. I see this happening all the time. And even being a part of it, doing it for nine years and then watching. Other people go through the same process. It is still exciting for me. I know the nine to five schedule. I know I've been there when I was a school teacher. And then I've seen what can happen in the online world. And it is so exciting that you can create how you can create your income, and you get to craft it around your schedule. I'm not saying that it doesn't take work. You know, I'm a big believer in work. So I wanted to bring her in to let her share and talk about the one thing actually, there's a few but there's one major thing that helped her go from slow going to now how she's managing all these orders in three months when the world was going through a pandemic. And she did this all with her grandson by her sight. I hope you will take notes from this, because of this can happen during the chaos of the world. Can you imagine? What's gonna happen this holiday sells here? I know, get excited. I'm already excited for it. So let's dig in with Bev
Hey, you're listening to the Because I Can Life podcast where we believe we can decide our own income, choose happiness kick beer in the teeth and never, ever stop. Why? Because we can. I'm your host, Alison J. Prince and I went from being a junior high science teacher to building four online multi million-dollar businesses with four kids at my feet each week I'm bringing you real conversations that have led me as well as other experts to step into our dream online business lifestyle so that you can get the answers you need to craft your because I can as well take that first step and commit now to your because I can live by downloading your free personal bundle at Alisonjprince.com/ bundle. All right, Bev, I'm so excited to have you on today's podcast. Thank you for showing up today.
Bev Schweigert 4:06
You are welcome.
Your story is so much light. I cannot wait for everybody to get to know you. So Bob, will you give us a little backstory?
Bev Schweigert 4:18
Sure. Basically, I have when my girls were little, my work full time. And when they were in high school in college, I worked and they got married and got through college and got married. And then I decided that it was time for me to quit working. Because I wanted to get more involved in missions. We had always been very active in our church and missions had a big part of my heart. And I wasn't having the time to get into the missions because I was working full time. So I started looking into finding a way that I could get more involved in missions, but however, to do that I needed to make some money. So I looked up Some information on selling things online and I came across all of your different videos and such and for about a week, just like many others said, I kind of really stalked you. And I would, I watched every video I could find about you and learn so much just from those videos about what it meant to have an online business and things like that. So I finally joined and got my first store opened up in January 2019. And that's when I started Blessedbe Boutique.
You're only two years old.
Bev Schweigert 5:38
Yeah, well, we're here. 2019 Yeah.
Oh my goodness. Okay, so let's dive into this. So you started your first store 2019 it was you had you knew you wanted to do these missions and you had to have money to be able to pay for it. But what I think you're selling above I think that's also another mission.
Bev Schweigert 6:00
Definitely, yes. It didn't start out that way. It just started out as I found a few necklaces that I really liked that I thought were pretty. And I thought, well, I could sell these, you know, and maybe I can sell them as a fundraiser or something like that. So I started showing them to some of my friends and everything. And they're like, Oh, yeah, those are really pretty, you could sell those. So I did well, then as I got more into it. I started realizing that what I really wanted was to give people a way that they could share their faith just by wearing jewelry. They didn't have to give a big long testimony. They didn't have to feel like they were pressuring anybody but by simply wearing a beautiful cross or a heart or something that spoke to them. If somebody said, Oh, that's pretty, they could express why they were wearing it. So that's kind of where my part got started. And being able to To share more than just jewelry.
Okay, I love that you said that you bought some jewelry that you thought was pretty. And then you figured out what your brand was. Right? Because at first you're like, I'm just gonna sell jewelry. My friends are saying they like it. And so you didn't go into it thinking, I'm going to give people a way to share faith by wearing jewelry. Right?
Bev Schweigert 7:25
Not at first. No, it was just a way to make some money and trying to think of fundraising ideas.
I love it. I love it because so many people are like, I don't have a mission or I don't know what I'm supposed to do. I don't think you're supposed to know what you're supposed to do. I think the drive is that you want to make money. And then as you start to make money, then you start to figure out your branding your mission statement for your business. Okay, so now let's keep moving forward Zacks. I love that give people a way to share their faith by wearing their jewelry. How long did it take you from the first thing that you sold to be able to To get more into this mission,
Bev Schweigert 8:02
I'm not too long because it was like I said, January is when I started and then I went to your first conference in Utah and I started listening to all the presenters talking about their why's Why were they were doing this what was most important to them? You know, and I, I started thinking, Well, my Why is my is my mission to go on mission trips and be able to give to more people in my community and other areas. And so I really started to dig deeper into that. So my social media then changed from just saying I was selling jewelry and Oh, look at this pretty cross necklace, to putting more meaning behind it. How do you feel when you're wearing this? If you were to give this as a gift? Why would you give it as a gift? What meaning would you be trying to give to that person through this item? Things like that. Oh, my
You went from cells to stories to Kate, did that impact your business? Yes.
Bev Schweigert 9:12
Yes. I was one of the slow goers. So even though I was listening to you constantly going, I never missed the training. You saw me every single time that you were live on on a Tuesday or a Friday call I was on. And I was just everything. I just was listening to everything and taking notes wildly. But I screwed up in that, even though I kept you kept saying put the offers out there let people know. I was so worried about my website being perfect. And making sure that I had everything just perfect that I was not putting the offers out there. I was telling a story. I was doing pretty good with that. But it wasn't giving them a real reason to buy. So once I figured that out, that's when the sale Started, the people started thinking they're more of Yeah, it's like I would give them a reason to buy I would give them an offer, I would make sure that I do what you suggest in like I do a Give, give emails and then I do have a sales email. But the bottom of every one of my gift emails, I also offer them an opportunity to purchase a special one this or a discount on this item or something like that. So now every time I send out an email, even if it's just a Christian picture for them to download and color, or one of my weekly devotionals that I do, they have an opportunity to tie that into a piece of jewelry or several pieces of jewelry and purchase it so that when they get that jewelry, it's gonna remind them of what my story was. And then once a week I do a big item. I do a big promotion or a sale or something like that in my emails and those are Go really, really well, because they're already thinking about what my story has been at least I believe that's that's what they're drinking.
know for sure, cuz you've already been talking about it. What you said makes me smile. He said you're a slow goer. But do you feel? I think a lot of people feel like they're slow goers because they might not be seeing they're working right. You are working on your website, making sure it was perfect. And you realize, Oh, wait a sec, maybe I am working on the thing. That's not actually going to create the income. So do you feel like because now you're not a slug or like you're on fire above us? Here. So do you feel like it wasn't necessarily a slow gore? It was just putting effort and energy into the thing that didn't quite matter the most?
Bev Schweigert 11:52
Yes, definitely. Yes. Like I said, I was worried about, you know where this was on my website or something like that. As soon as I realized that I had to change my focus, everything changed, I was able to, and I started putting the offers out there more, you know, working with influencers, selling on deal sites. First I was thinking, Oh, goodness, I don't want to do that. But now I realized the importance of getting those customers, making sure they get a nice email and following up with them afterwards and their repeat customers. So it's okay to do that. And it's okay to be on social media and posting about my family or something that I did that is brought me joy, because that, again, is letting them see who I am. and showing them what it means for me to want to share things with them. So make sense.
Yes. One of the things I love that you post is you actually work alongside of your grandson quite a bit.
Bev Schweigert 12:54
Yes, I do.
I love that you sculpted a business to be able to do that.
Bev Schweigert 12:59
Yeah. That was another reason I quit working because my youngest daughter had been in grad school and she and her husband decided that they wanted to start a family while they she was in grad school. So she had a baby and I lived an hour away and I was missing my time with him. So that was another reason I definitely wanted to quit work. And when I was working with my business, then I was able to work my time around him. Unfortunately, my my daughter got ill last year when I was building my business last fall, especially, they had to move but the good thing is, is they moved five minutes from me. Now they are right down the road. So I get Josiah time. Anytime I want it. He spent the nights a couple times a week and I get him when you know I'm able to help them out. And I'm able to help be with him. But yet he helps me too. He likes to help pack jewelry. Yeah, big help three years old. But I love that I'm able to work around my family, it's the best possible way for me to still continue my work, yet still continue the most important thing, which is my family.
Absolutely 100% we do the things that we do so that we can spend more with those that we love. Okay, can we take you back to the offers a little bit about that? Sure. So in the beginning, when you had termed it slow going, how many offers were you putting out into the world?
Bev Schweigert 14:35
Maybe one a week.
Yeah. And it's just, you know, and I'd say, I'd say, Oh, well, I had 15 people on my website today. Why didn't they? Why didn't they all buy, you know, I didn't get why they were coming if they weren't all going to buy and I wasn't thinking about the fact that it was it's a numbers thing. You know, you say all the time that you know, we were taught wrong in school. Far as numbers go, you know, and it's, it's just so I started slowly increasing how many offers I would put out. So I went from once a week to twice a week, then three times a week. And then last fall was when I really started for fourth quarter, pushing a lot more, getting more involved in deal sites, increasing my email more. And then the beginning of the year, I made a commitment that this was going to be my year. I definitely I wanted to hit 100,000 as quickly as possible. So I really upped it. Starting in March, I just pushed so hard and I made sure that I put out some kind of an offer every day, whether it was something on a deal site, something like I said my if I was sending out a download, I made sure that there was an offer in there if I was doing a weekly special there was an offer. I would get on and do Facebook Lives and I would give them an offer and I was able to try At that by using different codes for all those offers, so I knew which ones were working. So if my Facebook Live brought me in 12 orders from that one live, well then guess what I need to do more Facebook Lives. So I just learned that now I'm consistently, I try really hard to put one offer of some sort out every single day even if it's something little.
So you went from one to 30 or no, I guess for for a month to 30 a month. And k you said something huge in there. You did it during you started in March of 2020. And we went on March of 2020. Although it felt like three years was a really scary point for some people. I mean, you're selling jewelry and then the buzz out there is people aren't going to buy non essentials. They're only going to want to buy essentials. Why did you keep going what was the thing that said oh my My gosh, you know what, I'm just gonna step back a little bit. What was the thing that kept you to to crush this?
Bev Schweigert 17:08
Well, I knew if I step back, I wouldn't get the sales. You know, people were going to be like, Well, no, no, no, I don't want to do that. So I knew that I had to make them think about why they would want the items from me who they could give them for. I think a big percentage of my sales is gifts. People see something and it makes them think of somebody and they want to give it to somebody they love. I offer you know, I tell people that if they want to pay for it and have it shipped to somebody else, put the address in the notes section on the card and I will mail it to them with a little note. And that's a huge part in my business as I seem to give more gifts than anything. So that's when I really doubled up well more than doubled up I really went crazy in March and put those offers out there and I had my biggest month ever and in March.
Big Biggest month ever in March during them? Yep. When the world is shutting down, Bev, you kept up and you served your people because you didn't say buy more for you. You said buy more to give, buy more give. And that is when I started getting all these messages from you. I got messages before, but of how much you were exploding. Yeah, and it's a joy every time I get messages from you, I'm like, Yes boba because you're just not selling products. You're selling something that gives people hope and peace and joy, and something to look forward to in this time and the ability to give a gift and we all know that gift giving is really fun. People stuff. Okay, so then walk me through April. So your cells are picked up in March. Wow.
Bev Schweigert 18:59
April, again. was just even higher people that purchased in March then I noticed that my email offers increased even more. So not only was just the normal deals I was putting out getting new customers, my email list started growing like crazy. And the customers that had already purchased were coming back and buying more. So April then was my next another highest month and then may was even higher. So I've had it's just been March, April and May have just each month gotten bigger and bigger and bigger. And I, I've got some big goals for June. So I've been working even harder already in June, because I've got I want June to be even bigger, because I've got my eyes on a big goal. So I'm excited.
I know that goal and I'm rooting for you. Okay, so now you're saying Kate, you're doing more More and more. Have you taken your hours? Are you working crazy? Are you staying up overnight? What are the things that you are doing to be able to play with your grandson Josiah, and still being the amazing wife that you are? What are you doing so that you don't get crushed by the amount of cells that are coming through?
Bev Schweigert 20:18
Number one, his organization when you showed us how to use a Trello board last year at the conference, it has become my number one way of keeping my business organized because I've got every single day a list of everything I know has to be done for that day, and ready for the next day. So I know what offers need to go out which day, I batch, a lot of my work social media, if I'm sitting there and just is running around playing in the water, I can get on my phone and post a bunch of social media posts and schedule them for the next five days. And they're done. And I don't have to worry about what my social MIDI is going to be for the day. I also plan out what my deals are going to be for the month so I know I want to do a buy one get one free, or I want to do a big blowout on inventory that is you know on sale to make room for new inventory. So I've got a list of what items I want to have. So I when I do have that, I know that you know Monday afternoon I'm going to have five hours to be able to work my business. Then those five hours are my power hours that I'm able to really push and sit down and get all the work done and I'm able to click off on my Trello board exactly what I've done. If I don't get it done, because something's come up. I'll move it to the next day so that I don't forget that I have that to do for the next day. So I just claim it
from ear to ear like you things that go we just I think we hear it all the time. But not everybody leans into it organization. Get your to do
Bev Schweigert 21:59
And then what you said about batching your work, especially for social media? Well for everything batching work, I wish we could put a number on how much it increases the efficiency in your business.
Bev Schweigert 22:13
Oh, very much so.
So when you batch your social media, so for those of you that don't know what batching is, it just means for it lets you take one hour or you take 30 minutes and all you do is the task at hand so that we'll sit down and say, okay, for the next hour, I'm just going to batch out a whole bunch of social media posts. So when you batch out, Bev, do you then have to think about it the rest of the week or you like basically don't,
Bev Schweigert 22:36
I'm done with it because I make sure I have it all all scheduled, and I do it so that it posts on both my Instagram and my Facebook page at the same time. One of the things that I will always keep for me that I will not pay somebody else to do is my posts and I know a lot of people that's the first thing they get off their plate, but my posts are my mission. That is my story. So when I pick a picture with an inspirational quote, that's me, that's me out there. I don't want somebody else trying to tell everybody what they think I'm feeling. So that post is me. So I will, I will look up a scripture, I'll look up inspirational quotes, and I put my little story with it and put it out there, find a picture, you know, and work it that way. And then I, you know, throw in my sale items along in there, too. So when that's done, then I know for the rest of the week, I'm done. I don't have to worry about Instagram and Facebook. It's done. Love it.
Love it. Love it. Love it. Because how many times do we I mean, there's been times I'm sure before you learn this bed that you're thinking I've got a post on Instagram today. Yeah, I've got a post on Instagram tonight and it ends up feeling like it's taking your entire life because you're constantly trying to think of things to post.
Bev Schweigert 23:52
Yeah, the only thing I still do do is I'd still get on Instagram stories. And I set a reminder on my phone to remind me to get on instant gram stories, you know, once or twice a day and I'll and usually that's quick and easy because I'll just repost something that somebody else has or if I see, you know, a story that's trending post it, I just or what's going or pictures of Josiah, you know, so people can see what my life is like. So I just tried to still stay active on stories as well. Yes,
usually it's not, it's not the ghost and post, it's the Yeah, or the post and then ghost it's post, but then stop thinking about it, or don't take a half hour before and then overstressed at half hour later, right? It's condensing the amount of work. Okay, let's dive into the deals and money offers. Let's talk about offers and how many offers that you put out there. So some people are confused about offers. Will you talk about what an offer is how you are able to sit down and back out the amount of offers You can do in one month,
Bev Schweigert 25:02
I do that again, on my Trello board. When I really decided in March, I wanted to post or to increase, I sat down and restarted all my inventory. So I knew I had 100 of this cross necklace. So I thought, Okay, I'm gonna post this to this deal site. And I posted that went to the deal sites. So then I made sure that when those sales started coming in, reorder more inventory for that item, plus a few more items. And I would keep track of that on my Trello board about this deals going here on this deal site. And I'm going to post about this necklace on Facebook, and then I'm going to post about this on Instagram or someplace else. And I keep track of them all so that I know what's going on at what time and then I'm able to once I got those all set up, I just duplicate them. I just keep running the same things over again. So now the money that I've reinvested in To products, I'm able to just move from one board to six weeks from now, and I'll promote it again because by then I've gotten more inventory in for it and I'm ready for another offer to go live. And I know I've got plenty of inventory for that. Does that make sense? Oh, hi. I
love how I call this compounding offers it definitely you're not reinventing the wheel every single time. You're saying here 30 offers which ones worked and the ones that worked you do again and the ones that you didn't know only tweaking and changing Oh,
Bev Schweigert 26:37
yes, whether I have to fix change the price, change the pictures, change the wording on my website. My daughter was an English major so she helps me a lot with making sure that my description sound right. And then I'm getting my message across or how I can play it, you know in a different angle for reasons why they would want that. The one necklace I have is the issue She believes she could. So she did. I offered that out in Christmas time thinking it was going to be huge. And it sold a few. But in March, I offered it the end of March, beginning of April. And it sold out so fast, because I played it on the fact that there's these women who are graduating or are, you know, working their businesses or whatever, whatever way that they believe they could. And they did it. And they were huge. It was just the timing was perfect, but I sold out so I had to order more.
I love that you didn't give up on that product. Because how many times have we all tried to sell a product and it didn't work? But maybe it was the wording was, it was just the wording? Yeah, heck still amazing. Yes. How you switched it and phrased it differently. So good. Okay, so can you be specific about some of the offers that you put out there like what is it what specifically are some You don't have to say like that. You can but be specific on your offers. What do they sound like?
Bev Schweigert 28:07
A lot of them are a percentage off a specific item. It seems like my offers go better. Whenever instead of just saying you know, occasionally I'll have a store wide sale of you know 25% off or something and it was pretty good. But if I build a story about one item, and promote that item, and put the offer just on that item, it's like my customers are looking for it. And it makes them think about that one item and it makes them not as confused by my whole boutique because I've got, I think 50 or so items in my boutique so that's a lot to look through, you know, and they could search the word cross and find a whole ton of cross necklaces. But if the one that I'm promoting that day is a buy one, get one half off on this cross necklace, and when Wouldn't this look nice for you? But you know what your mom or your sister your aunt would love this as well? Why not get one and get one for her or get one to keep to give to somebody as motivation whenever you know you need a gift that the last minute.
So, so, so good. Oh my goodness and I love how you're helping your customers with decision fatigue. When they go in, they see so many choices. They probably bounce but by saying Look how cool this crosses and then you're saying get one for yourself and then give one to your mom. And it's turning the conversation instead of just beb above. Buy my products buy my products you're like, let me serve you and your loved ones with other products. Definitely. Ah, Bev, I love how you're being so specific with this stuff. Thank you for being so gracious. Open about at all.
Bev Schweigert 29:57
Okay, so what has been more Have your biggest offers that you've put out there like your best converting? Was it a percentage off buy one get one half off. What was one of your biggest ones?
Bev Schweigert 30:08
I'm trying to think here there's been quite a few lately a lot, a lot of them are, are just a percentage off and I offer flat rate shipping, I make sure I let them know that right off the topic that they can get free shipping, you know by assault if they purchase a certain dollar amount. So I you know, and I try to it's mostly just a percentage off if I do a 20 25% off offer and it's something that I have built the story around, then it really helps get that to be something that they really want. But I also do I have my cross sells as well. So I have items every month I change them where if so if they purchase this ring, it'll pop up and say you've unlocked the deal to get this small jewelry box as well or this other ring, and they can do that as an add on to their order already, a lot of times that will get them to their free shipping or it won't increase their shipping cost at all. So that's helped my overall sales as well just by using, you know, an app that gives them additional opportunities to buy something else that they may not have thought about.
Okay, so you are saying I'm going to back it up just a little bit because you said so I'm out so it was amazing. So not only are you doing the offer, but you're leaning into the story. Not just buy this for 20% of buy this for 25% off it's buy this for 25% off and then gift one to someone like your mom or and tell that story of hope in there as well. Mm hmm. And do you do this in your description? Do you do it? How do you tell these stories?
Bev Schweigert 31:54
Both I do it a lot in whatever my offer is it whether it's an email or on Facebook Facebook post, or even part of the deal that you know, if I'm doing it on a deal site, I'll say that as well. So I make sure that and then in the description as well, I'll re emphasize that as well. And I always package everything and I stated on the bottom, that every piece is ready for gifting because I package it in a little blue organza bag. So it comes ready for them to just hand to the person. They don't have to worry about wrapping it up or anything they can just give it right like it is. And if they do have it sent to the person, you know, they'll open it up and it's a surprise to them. It's packaged so that it's perfect for them. It doesn't just come in a little plastic sleeve that with nothing listed. It comes ready for gifting.
I love it, you're over delivering there as well. Okay, so if you could tell the entrepreneur who started their business and maybe they're not quite where they want to be, or maybe they're not getting the cells or they're thinking about quitting Because they're not having the success. What would you tell this entrepreneur?
Bev Schweigert 33:06
Oh, goodness, don't give up.
Don't give up. You know, there were times in the past year when I was, like I said, the I would say, Well, you know, I had 100 people at my store yesterday, I can't believe they didn't buy, you know, and I still have low days where I won't have many sales, and that's okay. But then I'll have, you know, a 1700 dollar day where it's like, Whoa, and it all evens out. But don't give up. You just have to keep tweaking and diving into it. And don't stop learning. Don't stop listening, hearing something that worked for somebody else, you know, somebody who sells something that's totally not related to my item at all. I will hear that they tried something that worked for them just by changing it a little bit. And I can use that in my business as well with my products. So I'll try it and see if it works for me. So just keep tweaking what you're doing until you see where that success is. And then, as Megan says, rinse and repeat, rinse and repeat. So you know what you're good sellers are, you know what, how your customers like to buy, and just keep using that over and over again. So that, you know, you've got that steady income coming in, while you're getting new inventory while you're trying out new things. It's just a constant revolving door of what you're offering. People
love it, right. Like if Imagine if you would have given up
you would have given up March 17 18th and said, I just can't do this anymore. Mm hmm. I just I don't want to do this.
Bev Schweigert 34:49
Oh, I'd be so sad. It would be so sad for you. Right You know, and then the other reason that I do this is because I want to be able to give back part. You know, like I said mission is so huge in my family and we adopt a school in Peru and and we like to go on mission trips and we like to give to our community and you know, my husband and I and our and our kids are all very involved in church. And we like to do work all in our neighborhoods and things like that. So when I see a need, you know, our food pantries in our area have been in such terrible need, you know, people with that are off of work, don't have the money. Well, guess what, I had the biggest sales so I have the money to be able to give them my food pantry, so that they could go out and buy the food for others. And that's all part of my mission. That's why I'm doing it. I want to be able to give back above, okay, I just got the chills when you said that you saw that there was a need. Then you said I need to figure out how to fix that need and that is by figuring out how to earn money. And so you're corporated your branding of who you are into Your products, and now you have money to give. So for me, I look at you and I'm like, Bev, get so much money, earn so much money because you'll do such good things with it. You opting a school in Peru, you helping to fill these pantries. This is why God wants you to have money. It's Yes, it will do good things. You already are doing good things with it. Thank you. Hi. It's my passion. There's no doubt about it. And I and I try to, you know, let people know that so that they know why I'm doing it.
Yes. Okay, so we've just experienced the Bev story, which left me in chills. I'm sitting here with a blanket. chills. How can someone experience your store? How can they experience the products that you have? Where can they find you and I hear that you may have an offer. I do I do
Bev Schweigert 37:02
they can go to bless it be boutique be blessed be boutique.com I'm on you know I have my boutique and I have I'm blessed to be boutique on Instagram and Facebook as well. And I am offering any of our followers if they use the code, they will get 35% off on anything they purchase except for the T-shirts. I do have T-shirts that I sell with another business owner. I just offer them through her I didn't want to have to worry about storing and packaging and things like that. So I take the orders every week for her and send them to her and she ships them out so I can't offer you a discount on those. But anything else in the boutique, you can get a 35% discount on
men is so generous. Thank you so much. Okay, so Blessing be boutique.com I can for your 35% off the entire site minus the T-shirts. Beth thank you so much for spending the time and getting into the nitty-gritty of what offers are working and how you went from one to 30 and then I have a feeling in a couple months he'll be up to 60 I'm excited for your holiday sales.
Bev Schweigert 38:26
Me too. Like I said I keep making sure that I order more and more and more every time I have a sale because I don't want to be waiting for inventory for the fourth quarter. I want my inventory already at my location ready to go so that that's not a time-waster for me is looking for new inventory or worrying when's going to come in. I've already will have all of my stock ready to go for fourth quarter and you know, hopefully, it's a very calm, easy fourth quarter that just shipping is going to be my biggest promise But I have helped doing that too. So I think it's gonna be a really good fourth quarter. I'm looking forward to it.
Me too. I'm looking forward to watching your journey. Thank you.
All right, Bev, thank you again. Seriously, I appreciate you.
Bev Schweigert 39:15
You're welcome. Thank you.
Alright, so here are the top takeaways from today's podcast episode with Bev number one, let your true mission in this life help you to craft it into your business branding. Number two, change from calls to service by asking questions like how do you feel when you see this necklace? Who would you love to give this to number three, don't waste time where it doesn't move the needle. A perfect site does not get you sales offers get you sales. Number four, talk about gifting more than selling. Number five, challenge yourself to get from one offer a week to 30 in a month. Number six, you don't need a ton of product. You just need to change the messaging. And that is how you increase putting offers out into the world. Number seven to handle the influx of orders. stay organized using Trello. Number eight, learn to batch work to free your brain and get stuff done. Number nine plan out deals one month ahead of time during your power hours. Number 10. Don't stop, you could be walking away from a five year or even a six figure month. Number 11. Limit the products during an offer don't add to decision fatigue in customers focus on one product and tell that story versus inundating them with a whole bunch of products. All right, thank you, Bev for being so open with your takeaways and for being a light. And don't forget to check out the show notes for Bev's site and a discount code. You've heard her story now you get to go experience her brand with an amazing deal or offer that she is throwing your way. All right, and don't forget to do next week, I'll see you then.
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