Newsletter 27th March 2022: Please don’t pay me anything (not a joke) ☹️

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Hi

This is not the email I thought I was going to write today. The title was going to be “It’s a special kind of day today because…” and the topic about it being Mothering Sunday in the UK and my “little ones” who are 24 and 31 years old. (Being a mum never actually gets old 💖)

But anyway, that was going to be my topic but instead I had a problem with Paypal when I tried to buy Melissa’s product below. The message didn’t seem to make sense.

So I called them up and apparently, I need to jump through a lot of hoops to prove who I am and to change my name on the account from the name I’ve had there quite happily since 2005 (my actual name but not in the format on my government id) And after that’s done, I need to send a whole lot of documentation off to verify that I’m a real person. This may take  a week or more they say “depending how many people they have in the verification queue.”

Meanwhile, I’m not allowed to spend money or receive money so that is going to be a nightmare trying to run a business.

Not helped by me being out of town from the crack of dawn tomorrow and not able to access all my stuff.

Those of you who have had fun and games with Paypal know how this feels, I’m sure.

If not, you can probably imagine.

So much for a relaxing break.  😱

But stuff happens in business, and we just have to pull up our big girl panties and roll with the punches.

And my mantra is definitely coming in handy right now: “Whatever happens, I’ll handle it” because you just have to. And somehow you do.

I’ll have my laptop with me and will extend my launch for a few days in case anyone still wants to buy.

And pay my bills as soon as I can too.

I’m sorry about all this.

If you want to use my links to buy products from others, they are not affected by Paypal, and you can still earn my bonuses, just not buy things from my store.

Whatever you’re doing today, I hope you manage to make it special and have a better day than me! (And even now I’m thinking many people have things far worse than me (especially at the moment))

Every day is precious and a gift as they say. Make it count.  💖

LAST FEW HOURS: HANDS OFF SOCIAL MEDIA

One of the reasons I haven’t started with social media is that I don’t have time to deal with any of it.

All those itty bitty tasks soon add up, yet if you don’t tackle social media with a good strategy, all the time you spend is wasted.

A course I took recently, showed that you could get on well without social media (and I have so far) but also taught that you should have a strategy and not get sucked in if you’re going to do it.

I’d like to see what happens by testing social media for myself.

But I still didn’t know how to start.

Then I just noticed Social Media Hand Off from Melissa Ingold which answers my “what to do” and “how to do it” questions.

With this kit, you can either follow the strategies for each social media platform step by step yourself or use them to work with a VA.

The whole package is HALF PRICE until midnight today using promo code 50. (Sorry about the short notice, I just spotted this today.)

This is just one of the items in this package. I counted thirty (30) items in all covering every aspect of social media. (I’m not even going to try doing everything at once.)

Templates for social media handoff

Get all the details here

My bonus:  Get Social Media Hand Off through my link and choose one of my bonus reports. See the end of this newsletter for details.   💖💖💖

FREEBIES (8 of them!) FROM CONTENT SPARKS

content sparks offers freebies

Every day for eight days you’ll find a new freebie from Content Sparks on this page

They always have such wonderful content, don’t miss out.

A new freebie will be revealed each day but you’ll also be able to collect previous freebies from the same page.

I’ll keep reminding you anyway so you don’t miss out.

Get all the details here 

My bonus: There’s no bonus for this because it’s free but if you happen to buy a great deal from Contentsparks through my link while you’re collecting your freebie, let me know and you can choose a bonus if you do.

LAST DAY: FLASH SALE ON CINDY’S DAILY MONEYMAKING TOOLKIT 

planner for everyday money-making tasks

If you don’t already have Daily Money Makers Toolkit (I do) grab it quickly while it’s just $19.50 (sale ends tomorrow.) The promo code is MONEY50 (if it’s not automatically applied at the checkout.)

The toolkit has 58 tightly packed pages of action steps that make money.

What should you do with it (after reading it cover to cover?)

✅ Print it out and keep it on your desk. When you find yourself with an hour before your next meeting, or 45 minutes before it’s time to pick the kids up, flip through it and find a quick task you can do.
✅ Assign tasks to your virtual assistant to make the best use of your retainer hours before they slip away.
✅ Plan your weekly schedule by adding at least one task to your to-do list every day.
✅ Turn the entire guide over to your team and have them plan their own tasks.
✅ Test each money maker and add those that get the best results to your regular rotation.
✅ Include a selection of “later money” tasks in your workflow to keep your cash flowing and your stress levels down.

Get all the details here

My bonus: Buy this essential toolkit through my link and choose any one of my bonus reports from the end of this newsletter 💖💖💖

FREEBIE FROM JENNIFER

Spring Cleaning Bundle for Free

A fantastic free bundle from Jennifer (regularly $16) this weekend only (ends Monday at midnight)

Get all the details here. 

GORGEOUS HAND DRAWN SPRING COLORING PAGES

spring coloring sheets in a zen style

I love these hand drawn, unique designs! Grab this pack of 20 zen-style spring coloring pages with commercial rights while it is on sale.

Get $13 off with coupon code SPRING13 this weekend only.

Take a look at all the beautiful pages here. 

My bonus: Buy this awesome set from Ruthie through my link and choose any one of my bonus reports from the end of this newsletter 💖💖💖

POWERPOINT PRINTABLE TRAINING FROM MARIAN

Makeover course for printables

Marian’s new Printables Makeover training has so much to make your life easier when creating or updating printables in PowerPoint.

There are 40 short but powerful videos with topics like:

✅ Color Palettes – how they affect your PowerPoint design choices
✅ Color Palettes – how to create them and how to add them to PowerPoint.
✅ Fonts and how they add to a design
✅ The Complete Low Down on Gradients – how to create them, change them, the different types………
✅ Creating Themes you can save and use again and again.
✅ Using slide master to change your page size.
✅ Using slide master to change your Printables.
✅ Placeholders in slide master and their uses
✅ Changing an old design to make it unique and be able to list it as a new product.

And so much more (everything PowerPoint slide master and the design tab have to offer.)

Regularly $57 after launch, you can get this for $29 until 31st March.

PLUS for the launch period only, you’ll also receive a  25+ video bonus course (worth $27) on the basics of creating printables in Powerpoint so this is a fantastic deal for beginners as well as those who have some knowledge of PowerPoint.

Take a look at the details 

My bonus: If you buy the Marians training through my link (or alternatively sign up to her training membership), choose any one of my bonus reports from the end of this newsletter. See the bonus section for how to claim. 💖💖💖

CREATE THE PERFECT TOOL FOR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT IN MINUTES

Realizing my full potential

This Unlocking my Potential pack is a collection of beautiful dusty pink PLR Journal templates for exploring potential and strengths.

It includes:

 40+ unique printable journal templates – in three sizes (each with a no decoration version too).
✅ A fully editable digital version of the journal – all hyperlinked up – even the binding can be changed.
✅ A cover in 4 sizes (6×9, 8.5×11, A4 + 6×9 KDP) plus 2 3D Mockups
✅ All the fonts used

All for a super cheap price of $17, using the coupon code POTENTIAL22 until 2 PM EST March 30th
See all the pages and everything included here

My bonus: Buy this product through my link and choose any one of my bonus reports from the end of this newsletter 💖💖💖

USE TIKTOK FOR SWARMS OF TRAFFIC 

tiktok's success chart

There are a lot of murmurings by digital product and low content sellers who are starting to see shedloads of valuable traffic from TikTok lately.

Even without having to act crazy on camera (or go on camera at all!)

Kristie Childs has jumped into TikTok with both feet and come out smiling so it must be safe to jump into the water!

And she is sharing her experience and method for making this work.

If you would like swarms of traffic to your products, take a look at Kristie’s product. There is one upsell which is a low cost video course on her strategy for TikTok.

My bonus: Buy this product through my link and choose any one of my bonus reports from the end of this newsletter 💖💖💖 Buy the upsell and choose another!

LAST DAY! BIBLE & PRAYER JOURNAL FROM SHEILA 

Journal of Bible Prayers

There are 50 pages in this Bible and Prayer template to create your own journal to sell in this very popular niche.

Take a look at everything included here and snap it up for half price during launch week for just $19.99. (Ends 27th March.)

My bonus: Buy the Prayer and Bible journal through my link and choose any one of my bonus reports from the end of this newsletter. 💖💖💖

LAST DAY! CREATE PRODUCTS THAT SELL

One of my favorite courses ever Products that Pop (I love this because it works like a dream!) is on sale.

Ever better, its going to be taught in a live five day workshop by the creator –  my brilliant coach Naima, who you may have heard me go on about once or twice. 🤣

Products that Pop 5-day sprint is perfect if you want to sell training or infoproducts (or if you want to turn any of the video or text-based PLR from your hard drive into a product!)

You’ll get access to all the material and replays without attending but show up as often as you can for each of the five live sessions for Naima’s valuable insight and individual feedback. That way you can instantly apply the training to your product and your niche and be up and running in no time.

Cost: Just $13 (using coupon code POP13)

Value: priceless.

The training starts Monday 28th but places are limited due to the individual feedback provided so grab the Products that Pop live workshop series quickly and you’ll be able to get started on the pre-course material before the workshop begins.

LAST DAY! CREATE  MANDALAS TO SELL IN CANVA

Colorable mandala compositions are a lot of fun

Faith has a new fun course just out on how to create mandalas step-by-step in Canva.

After following this, you’ll be able to create a wide range of hot-selling and unique mandalas to color. These are in great demand. Snap this one up if you love Canva.

Use code FUNMANDALA to save $20 until 27th March (The usual price will be $37)

Get all the details here

My bonus: Buy Faith’s mandala course through my link and choose one of my bonus reports from the end of this newsletter 💖💖💖

BONUS  SELECTION (  💖💖💖  ITEMS ONLY)

As I had a lot of requests for various different bonuses, it’s now official that you can choose any one of the recent bonuses when you buy through any of my links marked with a 💖💖💖 in my newsletter on top of any other bonuses mentioned.

This works better for those who already own one or more of these or who want to buy a couple of items.

To claim just send your receipt(s) to me (jan@simplehappiness.biz) and let me know which bonus(es) you would like. I’ll verify with the vendor and send them right back to you, usually within a day or so.

most recent bonus reports

Here are the currently available bonuses.

▶️ My plan for making $3K a month from Amazon KDP in 2022
▶️ Aargh! exactly what to do when you feel like quitting
▶️ My millionaire plan (February 2022 update) for how I plan to retire with a lot of fun money
▶️ Simplify! 15 things I do to avoid getting overwhelmed
▶️ Graphics – my process for making PLR unique using graphics
▶️ 339 best selling printable ideas
▶️ 25 ways to get more mileage from the PLR on your hard drive
▶️ 27 best converting lead magnet ideas
▶️ Boost your business by reviving old blog posts
▶️NEW! 10 Steps to Creating a  Winning Strategy for Your Next Project

Enjoy what’s left of your weekend and I’ll be back soon with more tips, freebies, and some offers but only the ones I personally think are great value and know the quality to be good.

love

Jan (not smiling quite as much as usual!)

Jan

https://simplehappiness.biz

This email may contain affiliate links for products I personally recommend, however the opinions expressed are my own.

I will receive a small commission if you buy through my affiliate links, which helps me keep the lights on, but the product will not cost you more.

 

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