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Are you up to the challenge of bootstrapping your business? This week’s episode is an interview we did with Sarah St. John from the Frugalpreneur Podcast.  Listen in and discover the power of bootstrapping your business on a budget. Get ready to follow us as we share: We are here to make sure you never give […]

Bootstrapping Your Business | Austin and Monica | The Profitable Nomad Couple Podcast

February 15, 2023

One of the best parts of running in entrepreneurial circles is hearing other business owners’ passion for their work and hearing why they got started. We love hearing about the larger mission they serve and about their visions for where they’re going.  We also love encouraging would-be entrepreneurs to chase after their dreams! Everyone we […]

avoid treating your business like a hobby

August 15, 2022

“You do NOT need a website” and “you don’t need a website if you have a Facebook page” are some of the most common pieces of advice we received when we were just starting out as virtual assistants. To some degree, this was actually really good advice. You do not need a website to get […]

woman working on website at desk

July 18, 2022

If you’ve been in business for a little while, chances are you’ve heard talk about sales funnels. But what are sales funnels? And why might you need one for your business?  When I visited Ireland in 2014, one of the coolest things I saw was a shepherd guiding his sheep through a pastor with the […]

July 4, 2022

Listening to the horror stories about hiring a web designer is enough to make anyone uneasy. There’s that one your friend just told you about the designer she hired from Brazil. The fact that he barely spoke English should have been enough to scare her off, but she put her faith in a guy who […]

6 things to know before hiring a web designer | A&M Digital Design

June 6, 2022

Let’s cover one of the simplest yet surprisingly potent legal defences you can set up to protect you and your business: having a privacy policy! Last year Monica and I went on an overnight backpacking trip with some good friends of ours. For days we planned our hiking route, our camping spot, and the food […]

The Reason Every Small Business Needs a Privacy Policy

May 23, 2022

Recently Monica and I took part in a playful design competition where we both created websites for a fictional burger joint. We left the voting of whose was better up to our online audience! The prize? A 15-minute footrub from the loser.  This was such a fun experiment, and ultimately we both learned some very […]

5 Powerful Lessons from our Design Competition | A&M Digital Design

May 9, 2022

If you had to sum up your business in a feeling, what would that feeling be?  Is it motivation? Happiness and fun? Playfulness? Perhaps you want people to think of loyalty, or confidence when they see or think of you and your brand.  Before we tell you what feelings we try to bring up with […]

Austin and Monica sitting on a couch planning out website and brand strategy together

April 25, 2022

Like most women in America, I grew up watching all of Disney’s happily-ever-afters. I was fascinated by them; it was easy. Perfect girl meets perfect boy, and by the end of a 90-minute movie, they were off to begin their perfect life together.  These movies gave me high expectations for my future prince charming, so […]

The Key to Success in Life and Business | A&M Digital Design

April 5, 2022

Hook Them With Your Elevator Pitch An elevator pitch (or elevator speech) is your chance to quickly explain to someone what your company is all about. Maybe you want to sell something, network, or pitch to an investor. In any case, you need a way to tell someone who your company is in about 30 […]

two women sitting on a couch talking about their elevator pitch

February 28, 2022

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