Newsletter 7th April 2023: The right teacher 🤔 & other good things

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Hi

Some people are great teachers. That is their gift and they can teach you the basics of what you need to know without being in the business of doing that thing themselves.

There’s value in that if you are just starting out.

But once you know the basics, be sure to look for a teacher who is in the trenches and walks the talk every day.

That way you’ll get the nuances and the advanced path, a way to go beyond what others in your niche are doing.

Look for examples of the teacher doing the thing they are teaching.

If they teach web design, do you like their designs?

If they teach email marketing, sign up for their list and see what they do.

Does their way suit you, your style, and how you like to do business?

If it doesn’t, it may still be worth doing that course to take your knowledge one step further (one tip can be worth thousands!) but only if you have time and money to spare.

Otherwise, keep looking.

And if possible, look for a course where you have access to the teacher so that you can ask the questions that are sure to come up.

Now that we have AI spouting out course outlines and even full courses, you need to be extra vigilant with your course dollars. Especially as AI doesn’t always give the right answers! 💖

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See today’s freebie selection in the P.S.

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NEW! CREATE A DIGITAL PHONE PLANNER COURSE

loris digtal phone planner training

Digital Phone Planners are hugely popular.

You may have come across our template for these (or even own it already!)

We deliver that with an instruction booklet on how to make it unique, but we don’t train you on how to make a digital phone planner from scratch.

Now, Lori has released a course to show you how to do that.

Save until end of day Monday with coupon code CALLME to make the course just $27

Get all the details here: https://simplehappiness.biz/lori-phone-planner-training

My bonus: If you get the course through my link, you can choose any one bonus report from the list at the end of this newsletter 💖💖💖

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NEW! SUE’S BIRTHDAY SALE 

sue 61st birthday sale

Get 61% off everything in Sue’s Createful Journals store this weekend to celebrate her 61st Birthday.

Includes the first month of her memberships!

Use code SUE61 to get the discount.

Ends April 10th midnight EST

See everything available here: https://simplehappiness.biz/createful-journals-store

Time to load up from Sue’s store as this is a once a year event!

My bonus: If you spend $20 or more through my link, choose any one bonus report from the list at the end of this newsletter 💖💖💖

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ONE OF MY FAVE TOOLS! THRIVECART 

I hesitated for ages before I bought Thrivecart.

It’s a big chunk of change and another thing to learn to use.

But that hugely powerful program is not as tricky as I expected.

Compared to Amember which I use for my printables shop, it’s a breeze, and there are very clear step by step instructions in their help section.

People are so used to buying there that the checkout feels familiar and that’s always a good thing.

And the bump and upsell features are very powerful.

Not to mention housing everything – products and courses – in Thrivecart Learn (included with the cart.)

I love that you can make it as pretty as you want. 🤣

But what I love even more, is waking up to the Thrivecart order bot notices…

None of my income is truly passive at the moment (apart from the KDP chunk – thank you Amazon) but it sure feels like it when you wake up to this:

thrivecart order bot

I should add this doesn’t happen every morning. This is something to do with the launch of those little monsters, below 🤣

That’s what I mean by not passive. Creating that product was a lot of work for me and my team!

But anyway, I digress.

If Thrivecart could help your business, don’t wait around too long as it currently has a one-time charge. It’s been like that since the start but there are mutterings that they can’t possibly sustain that forever.

More details here: https://simplehappiness.biz/thrivecart

My bonus: If you purchase Thrivecart through my link, send me your receipt ([email protected]) and get your choice of three bonus reports from the list at the end of this newsletter or a $100 coupon for my store 💖💖💖

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SALE! 70% OFF SALE PRINTY PRINTABLES PLR

sheilas easter sale

Sheila is having a mega sale for Easter in her Pretty Printables PLR store

Get 70% off until April 10th and stock your own shop with pretty printables.

Use code EASTER70 to get the discount.

Take a look at everything available here: https://simplehappiness.biz/pretty-printables-shop

My bonus: If you spend $20 or more through my link, choose any one bonus report from the list at the end of this newsletter 💖💖💖

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DONE FOR YOU! PRODUCTIVITY CONTENT KIT

productivity content kit

Wonderful content kit if productivity works well as a topic for your site.

Half price right now.

Use coupon code POMODORO to make this just $13.50

Get more details here: https://simplehappiness.biz/pfp-productivity-content-kit

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JUST $1! BRANDABLE GRAPHICS

one dollar graphics bundle

Motivational graphics with commercial rights for just $1 (and get another 90 graphics for just $7 at checkout)

Awesome deal for the Easter break.

Take a look here: https://simplehappiness.biz/ekithub-dollar-graphics

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FUN! MONSTER CHORE CHARTS – TAILOR THEM FOR ANY NICHE!

Fun Monster Chore Chart white background

Our latest product is a Fun Monster Chore Chart spreadsheet with PLR commercial rights.

Parents are always looking at ways to make chores more interesting for their kids and these charts are perfect for that.

Customers just have to enter a name and their chores on the daily and/or weekly chore charts to start.

Then when they check off a chore, one of twelve cute and colorful monsters pops up with a “well done” message.

By the end of the week, they’ll have a very colorful sheet (if the chores have been done) which can be printed off.

These spreadsheets use Google sheets which most customers will be familiar with and have free access to, but they don’t rely on any spreadsheet knowledge.

Monster Chore Chart white background

If monsters are not for your niche 🤣 you can easily change the graphics to any theme you like and add your own unique designs.

You can even create multiple versions for different niches to sell in your store.

Full simple instructions with screen shots are included (26 page instruction booklet) for editing the spreadsheets.

The interface is also very simple for customers. They just have to add their chores and check the boxes as they go!

The chore charts would make a great lead magnet for mommy bloggers or addition to any store with a relevant theme (though I have to say I’ve found the monsters a fun and cheerful addition to my day – I’ve been using them as a kind of habit tracker. 🤣)

The Fun Monster Chore Charts are just $17 during launch (no coupon needed)

Get all the details here: https://simplehappiness.biz/fun-monster-chore-chart-spreadsheet/

There are two optional offers.

On the checkout page, you’ll find an option to get a seller’s pack for $7 to help you get the product to market quickly.

This includes an editable Canva template to create a PDF instruction booklet for customers, 10 product mockups, 150+ relevant keywords, and a sample product description specifically written to sell this product.

You’ll also see an upsell after purchase for an extension kit which includes

▶️ a set of 12 cute custom unicorn graphics which could replace the monsters to create a different version of the chore charts
▶️ 100+ customization ideas to help create unique versions of the product
▶️ detailed instructions on extending the number of columns and rows (without messing up the calculations!) so that buyers could make a monthly or even annual chart,

The upsell is just $9.

Monster Chore Chart Extension white background

Take a look: https://simplehappiness.biz/fun-monster-chore-chart-spreadsheet/

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SALE AND LIVE ROUND! LAZY AFFILIATE MARKETING

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Lizzy Goddard has perfected the art of affiliate marketing in a laid back passive way.

Her course is always available at any time but this week it has $100 discount and you can do it live (which means you’ll implement it and not let it gather digital dust 🤣 Do not be me!)

This course would benefit pretty much any business.

And passive income is the best kind!

Join before 8pm UK / 3pm Eastern on Monday, 10th April to get the discount and invitation to the live round.

Take a look to see if its something you’d like to add to your business: https://simplehappiness.biz/lizzy-lazy-guide-to-affiliate-marketing

My bonus: If you purchase this course through my link, you can choose any three bonus reports from the list at the end of this newsletter or get a $30 coupon to my store 💖💖💖

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USE & SELL! EMAIL NURTURE SEQUENCE WORKBOOK 

email nurture sequence workbook

Cash Cow Creativity has just launched a  workbook to help customers create an awesome welcome sequence.

You can use this yourself for your business, and also sell it in your shop as this product comes with commercial rights.

Save $10 with coupon code: ENS10 making it just $17

Deal ends April 9th.

Get all the details here: https://simplehappiness.biz/ccc-email-nurture-sequence-workbook

My bonus: If you get the workbook through my link, you can choose any one bonus report from the list at the end of this newsletter 💖💖💖

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USEFUL! 75 DIGITAL PRODUCTS TO SELL ON ETSY

A guide created by top Etsy Seller Sasha Hutchison with over 16,000 in sales.

Just $9.

It also comes with a free bump offer – 3 things to know before buying PLR.  Toggle the switch in the checkout to get it.

Get both here: https://simplehappiness.biz/75-digital-products-to-sell-on-etsy

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GREAT VALUE! APRIL AT CLUB PIN 

club pin april

The Club Pin selection for April is here and it’s a goodie!

Includes two printable products (journal prompts for grown up milestones and boost your mindset in less than 5 minutes) plus mockups in both Pinterest and Instagram formats.

If you’re not a member of Club Pin, now is a great time to join as you’ll get both March and April content included.

Just $10.

Huge value when you see all you get and the designs are top notch.

Take a closer look here: https://simplehappiness.biz/club-pin

My bonus: If you join Club Pin through my link, you can choose any one bonus report from the list at the end of this newsletter 💖💖💖

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HUGE CONTENT PACK! THE POWER OF WHY  

Huge content pack from J.R. Lang on a topic that is at the heart of everything we do.

The “Power of Why” is on a dime sale (the price rises a  little with each sale) so take a look so you get it at the lowest possible price if you want it.

It includes checklists, ebook, two reports, 30 extra articles, graphics, emails, infographics, images, social media posts, videos and so much more.

Current price less than $23

Get all the details on everything in this pack here: https://simplehappiness.biz/jr-lang-the-power-of-why

My bonus: If you purchase the content pack through my link, you can choose any one bonus report from the list at the end of this newsletter 💖💖💖

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NEW DESIGNS! LIMITLESS DESIGN KITS

LDK coastal life

I love this coastal life design kit which has just been released by Limitless Design Kits.

All of the artist created, high-resolution elements in the kit (250+ of them) can be used to create PLR, digital products, physical products, and TEMPLATES (to name a few) which is MUCH MORE than any typical commercial use license.

If you are a member of Limitless Design Kits you can download the Coastal Life Design Kit this month (until April 14th) and if you aren’t a member, you can join for the grandfathered rate of $27 and get it.

The kit will be available later to purchase for non-members but it will cost $97.

Get all the details here: https://simplehappiness.biz/limitless-design-kits

My bonus: If you purchase this membership through my link, you can choose any one bonus report from the list at the end of this newsletter 💖💖💖

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UPDATED FOR 2023! TRELLO MAGIC

trello magic

I use Trello day in day out  to manage my daily activities, for instant access to the training courses I own, and to communicate with my VA.

But I forgot just how powerful it was until I looked at Kate Doster’s Trello Magic again – updated for 2023.

This is now 8 courses in one

▶️ Trello Basics Bootcamp 2023 (new tab hack!)
▶️ Trello for your Sanity (get organized!)
▶️ Trello for Traffic
▶️ Trello for your Email List
▶️ Trello-ing for Dollars
▶️ Trello with your Team
▶️  Adulting with Trello
▶️ Supercharging Your Trello Account

Plus access to over 27 boards, countless workflows, a boatload of easy-to-follow Trello quick tips, and 60 done-for-you social media posts.

Just $24 (regular price $79)

Time to take control of your business (and life)?

Get all the details here: https://simplehappiness.biz/kate-doster-trello-magic

My bonus: If you purchase Trello Magic through my link, you can choose any one bonus report from the list at the end of this newsletter 💖💖💖

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I BOUGHT THIS!  PRETTY EMAIL KIT

pretty emails

Discover how to create awesome newsletters in Canva (that you can use in any email autoresponder) with this brand new course.

Includes templates with many different variations.

I bought it to send email newsletters for my new journal site as I plan to make my newsletters match my shiny new branding.

Take a look at all the details and get the Pretty Email Kit while the price is low!

https://simplehappiness.biz/pretty-email-kit

My bonus: If you purchase the pretty email kit through my link, you can choose any one bonus report from the list at the end of this newsletter 💖💖💖

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BONUS SELECTION (  💖💖💖  ITEMS ONLY)

When you buy 💖💖💖 marked products through my links you can choose any of the items in the list below.

To claim just send your receipt(s) to me ([email protected]) 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.

latest bonus reports

Here are the currently available bonuses.

▶️ NEW! 10 ways to get miles ahead of those who rely too much on AI content
▶️ 25 ways to use a one-page printable to grow your business PLUS 12 ideas for types of VALUABLE one-page printables
▶️ What to do when your product doesn’t sell
▶️ My 2023 Plan for Amazon KDP (includes the (still relevant) 2022 plan for making $3K a month )
▶️ 0 Business Things I Won’t Be Doing in 2023 (that I did 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
▶️10 Steps to Creating a Winning Strategy for Your Next Project
▶️ 5 minute miracle start to make every day a success
▶️10 Ways to Make an Extra $1000+ this year
▶️10 Places to Sell Printables Other Than Etsy
▶️10 Reasons it took me ten years to make a living online (Find out how not to be me!)
▶️ Unstuck! How I take decisions in my business and move forward without fear
▶️ Easy! The Simplest Products that Sell to Create from Scratch
▶️ How to Find the Best Canva Templates to Elevate Your Brand
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Be Unique! How to Stand Out in a Crowded Marketplace by Finding Your USP

Have a great day 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

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https://simplehappiness.biz

P.S. TODAY’S FREEBIES

Advanced Affiliate marketing MW

5 Advanced Email Marketing Strategies 

https://simplehappiness.biz/mw-advanced-affiliate-marketing-strategies

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In case you missed it:

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Easter Wreath

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Supercharge your email open rates (mini course from Elizabeth Goddard)

https://simplehappiness.biz/supercharge-your-email-open-rates

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Get ten free credits at PLR.me (plus 2 free credits every month) if you sign up for their free account.

See what you can get for free:  https://simplehappiness.biz/plr-me-10-free-credits 

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Today’s three surprise freebies from Creative Fabrica: https://simplehappiness.biz/cf-daily-downloads

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