How to Grow your Online presence in Five Easy Steps

 How to Grow your online presence in five easy steps #blogging #onlinebusiness #onlinepresence
Disclosure: There are some affiliate links below, which means I may receive a small commission, at no cost to you, if you make a purchase through a link. These are all products I highly recommend. I promise that I won't put anything on this page that I haven't verified and/or personally used. Thank you so much for your support!
 

Growing your online presence can seem tricky when you're starting your own business or marketing yourself online, but here are FIVE easy steps to grow your online presence. 

Don't have time to read the post? Click here to download the Online Presence Action Plan now!

1. Plan your foundation.

Write down ONE big goal that you would like to reach by the end of the year/quarter/month etc. Break it down and then work backwards.


Example:
BIG goal: Reach 1,000 subscribers on YouTube.

Breakdown: Each week I will post ONE video to youtube and promote it everywhere online to grow my subscriber count.

Note: Of course there are more things that you can do, but make this simple at first and then move up from there.

By setting a realistic goal, you will be able to focus on your ONE big goal in a timely matter. You can break down the goals by months, quarters, year, etc. Choose a timeframe that works best for you. 

I usually choose ONE big goal, and then 4 quarterly goals but it is completely up to you. 

2. Know your strengths.

Write down 50-100 things that you’re good at to build your confidence.

Writing prompts for this could be:

  • I’ve always enjoyed... because it doesn’t seem like work to me.
  • People always tell me I’m good at...
  • I’m most excited when...
  • I’m awesome at....

When you know your strengths, it will help you get in the right mindset to grow your online presence with confidence.

3. Test your ideas.

By testing out your ideas you will learn how to see what works and what needs to be tweaked. Write down EVERYTHING that you can think of that you might need to do to create that kind of content and then test out your idea.

What do you need to do to create ____________?

Example:

If you’re going to create a blog post you’ll want to write down all of the steps needed like research topic, draft blog post, create blog graphic/other images, edit post, publish post, promote/share post, and etc.

Workflows will help you stay on track.

I like to use trello for tracking all of my workflows.

Here's an example of my blogging workflow:

 

4. Plan out your content calendar.

It's truly up to you on how you plan out your editorial calendar, everyone plans things differently so do what works best for you!

I like to use a combination of both written and digital for planning out content.

I'll use a paper calendar and write in when I'll post content or I'll use post-it notes and rearrange content depending on the week.

Then I add these to trello so I can edit it if I'm not near my paper calendar. I also have an ongoing list of possible blog post ideas on trello as well.

 

To gain access to my Content Calendar Cheatsheet, download my Online Presence Action Plan!

FREE DOWNLOAD.png

Download the Action Plan

Grow your online presence with ease!

Spam is best with fried rice. I won’t send any to your inbox. Unsubscribe at any time. Powered by ConvertKit

 

5. Take Action.

 

Once you have all of these together, go ahead and take action. Remember, Done well is better than done perfect!

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
— Dale Carnegie

When you have an action plan you are more likely to follow through. If I can do these things, I know that you can too! 

 

Want more support?

This community is a business owners' group that's focused on lifting each other up to be confident and consistent leaders online. Join over 750+ other business owners ready to take action with their businesses. We want to meet you- so come one in! Click here the button above to join us now or by searching for Action-Taking Business Owners with Lindsey Hazel on Facebook.

Or if you want to take it a step further, click the button below to get on the Action Taker Haven Waitlist! 

Now tell me, which Step are you going to Take Action on to growing your Online Presence? Please, share I'd love to know!

If you found this post helpful, I'd love for you to share it! 


hazelhaven.com

Hey there, I'm Lindsey the online educator behind hazelhaven.com. I help action-taking business owners grow their online presence with confidence. I'm an introverted extrovert who loves tech systems, dark chocolate and lattes. Be sure to follow me on Pinterest here!

Lindsey | Hazel Haven

Crescent Circle Media, PO Box 2651 Huntsville, AL 35804

Hey there, I'm Lindsey the online educator behind hazelhaven.com. I help creative business owners learn how to use the tools to grow their audience online. I'm an introverted extrovert who loves tech systems, dark chocolate and a strong cup of coffee. Be sure to join my Facebook group, Creative Biz Haven.