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I’m taking a seven-week break from my business. Here’s how.

I’m taking a seven-week break from my business. Here’s how.

Okay, I’ll admit it: I believed the freelance hype. I thought that when I worked for myself I’d be in the office just a few hours a day, take long breaks and earn big bucks. Well, that never happened. Instead it’s been a sometimes painful walk down struggle street,...

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How to be the Madonna of the website world

How to be the Madonna of the website world

With the advent of Content Management Systems like Joomla! and WordPress, updating your website can be as easy as buying a brand-new wardrobe. Even so, some still prefer to stick to the web equivalent of their fashion comfort zone. So in terms of your web page, are...

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The six-step business detox

The six-step business detox

Next week I’m trying something new: a Business Detox. I’m shutting my doors, turning off my phone and switching on my out-of-office message. Why? Well, I’ve been flying solo now for about three years and feel it’s time to give my business some much-needed love and...

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Prices on your website: a good idea?

Prices on your website: a good idea?

This month I’m trying something new. Something that scares me. Something risky. No, I’m not taking nude trapeze lessons. I am, in fact, putting my prices up on my website. Displaying your prices isn’t a decision to make likely, and there is a stack of arguments on...

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A day in the life of working me

A day in the life of working me

My productivity highs and woes When I chat with business colleagues, or am interviewed for podcasts, these are the phrases I hear the most: “I don’t know how you do it!” “How do you get it all done?” “What’s your productivity secret?” And I get it. I’m prolific....

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Are you suffering from Search Engine Overwhelm?

Are you suffering from Search Engine Overwhelm?

If you’re anything like me, you probably decided to start your own business so you could spend your time doing what you’re passionate about. But here’s the truth of soloism: while you may have set yourself up as a Dog Masseuse or Gourmet Quiche Maker, the time you can...

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My top 6 takeaways from Big Digital Adelaide

My top 6 takeaways from Big Digital Adelaide

Or, what you REALLY learn at business conferences “I don’t like events, and I don’t do networking.” This was me a couple of years ago. A committed business hermit whose only concession to getting out there was a rampant Facebook addiction. But recently I’ve started to...

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Appreciating the joy of small

Appreciating the joy of small

The client is angry: “It’s unfortunate you can’t fit me in. You really need to find a way to scale.” The business coach is firm: “You should think about hiring a junior copywriter so you can service more clients.” My brain is buzzing: “How about a workshop? An ebook?...

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Learning to love your own voice

Learning to love your own voice

So I'm finally a cover girl (actually I've been one before but not quite like this). I must say it was a little thrilling to see my head on the cover of Roooar magazine and I was thrilled that new sole owner Anna Dower picked me. If you haven't read it, I highly...

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I'm Kate Toon

I'm an award-winning SEO copywriter and SEO consultant with heaps of experience. I help big brands and small businesses to produce engaging, creative, clever content. Now I'm ready to help you.

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