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I'M SARAH GREAR.
Have you ever loved something so much you had to let it go? Yeah, me too. Except these days, any time I let something go it’s usually because I want to step into something I love even more.
Which brings us to this moment in time. When I love my business so much, I need to let parts of you go. I’m not going to lie, it’s all on me. Me wanting to grow, me wanting to serve people on the highest level, and mostly me wanting to serve my soul’s calling.
In the last month, I let everyone on my VIP list know that I was only offering my virtual copywriting services until the end of the summer. The response was overwhelming and now those services are sold out until 2016.
When I first started you, I named all of my packages after different types of writing vacations (Summer Vacay, Honeymoon + Weekend Warrior). At first I served most of my clients via online methods, so the writing vacation was just a fun concept. A few times my clients and I were lucky enough to meet in person when we lived in the same city.
Well, today I’ve decided that I only want to serve my 1:1 clients in person. We can still play online through my copywriting courses.
But for the amazing people that want to write and create in person, I’m now offering exclusive writing vacations that will elevate their brand beyond what they imagined possible in lieu of my virtual services.
This has been my dream from the beginning that I held loosely until the time was right. Guess what, it’s time. It’s time to let go of my virtual copywriting packages that have served more than 200 clients. Am I sad? A little.
But that quickly gets washed away by excitement for this new path I’m taking. Mostly I’m filled with gratitude for every single person that has invested in you and allowed me to be a part of their story. It’s been an incredible journey. As I watched my clients grow. I was able to grow with them. But the truth is if you’re not evolving, you’re dying.
So, this is my next evolution and in complete honesty I’m a bundle of excitement and nerves. More than anything I can feel in every cell of my body that this is exactly where I should be headed. If you decide to join me on this new journey, just as I have always been, I’m forever grateful and honored.
As I step into this new path, I would love to hear from you in the comments. Have you ever loved your business so much you had to let pieces of it go?
P.S. If you’re not already, I invite you to join my VIP list for access to exclusive offerings as I get ready to release the DIY online copywriting course.
Hop on my VIP list, you will get first access to available dates
Before we jump in to this week’s message I wanted to send a quick shout out to the group joining us from the Ready Set Grow panel hosted by Jaclyn Mullen. It was a beautiful evening of learning + I was so grateful to share the panel with some seriously talented women with online businesses.
Teaching how to write + profit from your website is definitely something I am super passionate about. Whether you’ve been in the online marketing world, or you’re just getting started you’re probably starting to realize the important role that writing plays in your business.
Let’s elevate your business, I want to teach you why your brand is so much more than a logo. So I created a training that will help you lay the foundation for your brand by writing your about page (this happens to be the most visited page of small businesses).
As you get more comfortable revealing your brand greatness + writing an about page that captivates + converts, you will attract more of your dream clients online.
Sign up here: http://www.sarahgrear.com/aboutpage
How to Write An About Page That Captivates + Converts
In this workshop you’ll learn:
Workshop starts March 26th at 12pm PST/3pm EST.
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You MUST sign up for the notes from the training to be emailed to you.
P.S. Please be sure to join the DIY Facebook community for access to more upcoming webinar invites: http://www.sarahgrear.com/diycommunity
Reading books, or listening to audiobooks, is the best investment you can make in yourself as an entrepreneur. The trick is not to get caught up in all the options out there + really choose to read the books that will help you through your current situation or issue that you’re facing with business or life.
It’s great to have a long list of books to read, but you shouldn’t just start at the top of your list + start reading. It’s best to be selective + choose the book that will be most relevant to your business at that time. The most important book for you to read may not even have to do with business. You might need to read about relationships or money.
Either way be sure to focus on the books that will best serve you depending on where you’re at in your business or life. I like to think of reading as having your own personal coach without the price tag of having to hire the coach. Don’t get me wrong. I do believe in hiring coaches, but I also believe in listening to your own intuition + reading books that will serve you.
Here’s a list of my top reads from 2014 + other recommended books for my fellow entrepreneurs.
FULL DISCLOSURE: To be completely up front, I am a proud affiliate of these books. At no additional cost to you, I may earn a commission if you do make a purchase. I recommend and have read many of these books, because I wholeheartedly believe in them. Some of them were recommended by my community of entrepreneurs + I personally went through the list to make sure they would be helpful to any entrepreneur. I’m not a total reading robot, so some of them have not been read by me yet. I don’t recommend investing in the books unless you truly feel it will help you to achieve your goals. All opinions 100% my own.
|MONEY Master The Game||Tony Robbins|
|Daring Greatly||Brene Brown|
|The Four Agreements||Don Miguel Ruiz|
|Info Product Complete||Loralee Hutton|
|The Power of Receiving||Amanda Owen|
|You Can Heal Your Life||Louise Hay|
|The Big Leap||Gay Hendricks|
|Infinite Possibilities||Mike Dooley|
|The Art of Asking||Amanda Palmer|
|Secrets of the Millionaire Mind||T. Harv Enker|
|Grain Brain||David Perlmutter, MD|
|This Changes Everything||Naomi Klein|
|The Right to Write||Julia Cameron|
|Love 2.0||Barbara Fredrickson|
|7000 Ways to Listen||Mark Nepo|
|Get Rich Lucky Bitch||Denise Duffield Thomas|
|The 4 Hour Work Week||Tim Ferriss|
|$100 Startup||Chris Guillebeau|
|12 Week Year||Brian P. Moran|
|The Law of Divine Compensation||Marianne Williamson|
|Conscious Language||Robert Tennyson Stevens|
|Thinking, Fast and Slow||Daniel Kahneman|
|How to Write a Sentence||Stanley Fish|
|Eastern Body, Western Mind||Anodea Judith|
|What to Do When it’s Your Turn||Seth Godin|
|A Course In Miracles||Foundation For Inner Peace|
|Fearless Living||Rhonda Britten|
|Playing Big||Tara Mohr|
|The War of Art||Steven Pressfield|
|The Prosperous Heart||Julia Cameron|
|The Renaissance Soul||Margaret Lobenstine|
|Overcoming Underearning||Barbara Stanny|
|The One Thing||Gary Keller|
So, where should you start reading? Check in with yourself and see what area you need to improve first.
My top three all-time favorite books I read as an entrepreneur last year were E-Squared by Pam Grout (manifesting), The One Thing by Gary Keller (productivity), and Overcoming Under Earning by Barbara Stanny (money).
Do you have a favorite book that you read recently? Share it in the comments below. #wordnerdsunite
P.S. I’m offering free mentoring for anyone interested in Marie Forleo’s B-School (stands for business school). As you may have noticed my little copywriting business has grown tremendously in the last year. My income has tripled + I have more time to focus on family, my health + passive income.
What’s the secret sauce? Honestly I had to really stretch my creative wings to get here. There were tons of daily disciplines + I’m so grateful that the work is finally matching the pay. If you’re curious about program I highly recommend checking out Marie Forleo’s FREE Video Training by clicking here: http://www.sarahgrear.com/bschool
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