I'm glad you are here. Before we get started, let me ask you some questions.
- Do you want to be the owner of a profitable online business?
- Do you want freedom and the ability to make an impact?
- Do you hate selling but need to offer something to make money?
- Does technology put you in a panic?
- Do you know that you have something that can help others, but you don't know how to get started?
You’re in the right place!
I was in your exact situation. With a huge passion burning inside both to make an impact, and to make the money that would change our family's circumstances. Are you disenchanted with the benefits of pensions and paychecks because the time away from your family outweighs the daily grind? Or perhaps you are a stay-at-home mom who is ready to embark on an entrepreneurial venture. Your choices are limiting your options – you know you have so much more to give. But where do you start?
I know firsthand how frustrating building an online business by yourself can be. Lack of clarity, being unsure of your “niche,” and the struggle to learn the jargon and overcome tech issues is all too real to me.
Book a “One-time Quick-win” Session
Arrange a 30-minute, 1-on-1 strategy session. Prior to our call, I will spend a half hour reviewing your site, and other relevant materials to best advise you. Note: this is a paid call. Find out more by visiting the One-time Quick-win page.
Online Business Coaching
Need some direction and accountability to grow your business? Need someone to guide you through the process of getting your site off the ground, rebranding, successfully implementing affiliate marketing, or creating that product or course? This is the place to contact me for that kind of coaching. Business coaching is a three month minimum commitment. Fill out my coaching application.
A personal note:
I’ve been where you are.
Like you, I’ve struggled with growing my business.
For years, my career was ministry. I wasn’t supposed to “sell” anything or even ask for money, ever. My husband and I were told to just “trust God” and donors to support our growing family.
But the real story behind the story is that when the recession hit about 2011 and God changed our ministry direction twice in a year and half, many of our donors took the opportunity to excuse themselves from their support. We were faced with finding a way to bring in income for ourselves if we wanted to stay in and continue to minster in Mexico. We didn’t have the money to go back to the States and raise more funds.
Remember in the movie The Sound of Music, when Maria says, “When God closes a door, somewhere he opens a window?” Well, in 2012, God opened a window.
We were homeschooling our children and realized there was no homeschool curriculum available to Spanish speaking families. It was then that a light came on!
I realized my undergraduate degree in teaching and my master’s in administration, and curriculum development offered a solution to offering homeschool options to Spanish-speaking families. We realized we had a solution for both needs, and we went to work creating the first ever literature-based homeschool curriculum completely in Spanish.
The Lemonhass® blog and curriculum made its debut online in Spring of 2012, along with the ParadisePraises.com blog for English speakers. When we sold our first e-book and saw our name in print on Amazon for the first time, we laughed and cried and pulled that window shut behind us, determined to never look back.
Sharing What I Learned
When we launched, I remember telling my husband, “When we get to the point that our business is bringing in a regular income for us, I am going to teach other women how to do it too, so they can also experience the freedom that comes with working for yourself and earning money for your family.”
Those first few years were filled with long hours and many tears as I tried to learn all I needed to about WordPress, affiliate marketing, html codes, email service providers, branding, writing, graphic design and so much more. I kept going because I wanted to teach other women entrepreneurs to do this, making it easier for them. My mistakes and hard work could serve others.
I started coaching clients and opened The Blog Connection in April 2015, and hosting #BlogWell retreats in 2016 and have been helping women who have a passion to launch and grow an online business ever since.
Why We Should Work Together!
You want to succeed. I want you to succeed. Don’t waste one more minute trying to make sense of the many aspects of blogging.
There is no fairy tale theory with my coaching. Teaching, coaching, creating and marketing is my full-time job and your success is my priority. I understand what you need because I have already paved the way for your business to launch and grow.
My services align with my areas of expertise in:
- Digital Product Creation
- Solo-Preneur Business Development
- Relationship Marketing
I take my coaching seriously and expect the same from my coaching clients. Together, we can build upon your passion, and my expertise to launch and grow your amazing business. I can’t wait to get started.
Here's What My Coaching Clients are Saying…
“I cannot imagine launching my blog without Katie. There is so much to know and Katie makes it easy. She has the gift of patience and knowledge and her coaching will put you so much further ahead with your goals. Hire. Katie. Today!” – Susan Cox
“In October 2017, I had almost given up on my blog. I began coaching with Katie as a last ditch effort. In 3 months of working with her, my visitors, sessions and pageviews doubled, my subscribers increased by 700% and I made the first money I've ever made with my blog. But even more than that, I've gone from a hobby blogger to a businesswoman. Katie helped me train my brain to think that way. The best still though is that I've gained not only a blogging mentor but a friend who both understands what I'm trying to do and encourages my true calling. Coaching is not a magic pill, but if you put in the work, it can change everything for your business.I can't wait to see where we go from here.” – Samantha Hatcher
Let’s do a quick inventory of where you are in launching or growing your business?
You know you have the skills and a powerful message that will help others and be profitable.
You think it may be too late to start something new.
Working with me will help you:
- Uncover your niche
- Position yourself in this niche
- Build an audience from scratch
- Create a product that people want and will purchase
- Build sales channels without gimmicks or pushy sales tactics
Five Reasons Why We Should Work Together
- Perspective: I offer a fresh and unbiased perspective. I’ll help you define your unique selling position (USP) in a way you never imagined.
- Trusted Coach: You need to work with someone who has a vested interest in your success, who encourages you each step of the way, celebrates your wins, and has helped others win. I am that person.
- Technology Guru: You need help navigating through the choppy waters of technology when starting and growing your online business. Remember, I did this on my own and I can explain this language in the ever-changing world of technology in terms that make sense.
- Understands Your Pain: I genuinely understand where you are and successfully continue to reap profits my online businesses and my clients. I indeed practice what I preach because I started from scratch and learned the hard way. Tap into my experience and knowledge.
- Tell Your Story: You need an expert: someone who can help you craft your story, and creatively market your products and services as you maximize profits.
You have options on how we can work together. Coaching with me will guide you in the right direction quickly and offer up some accountability to launch and grow your online business!
Let’s get started! Soon, you will be the boss of your own online business. So exciting!
Online Business Coaching
Weekly one-hour coaching calls at a scheduled time where goals, assignments and other tasks are discussed. Online business coaching is a 3-month minimum commitment. Please fill out my coaching application.
Book a “One-time Quick-win” Session
If you are not ready to commit to coaching, we can schedule a 60-minute one-on-one strategy session for you to experience some quick wins. Prior to our call, I will spend 30 minutes reviewing your site, and other relevant materials so I can offer the best strategy during our quick-win session. Learn more about scheduling and fees by visiting the One-time Quick-win page.
Blogging Successfully Coaching Client Stories
My client Betsi has gone from zero traffic to her travel blog to landing sponsored luxury vacations. Betsi says:
“If you're struggling to blog, struggling with tech, or to create a product, Katie Hornor is your woman! She is a teacher, and encourager and your biggest cheerleader. She helped me grow from hobby to business and take my blogging to a new level. She is amazing!”
Susan has been a corporate copy writer for 30 years and recently made the decision to leave her job to launch her own fashion blog and freelance writing business.
My coaching clients are making more progress, faster and easier as they follow the steps I learned and avoid the mistakes I made.
Social Media Examiner recently reported that in 20 years, it’s expected that up to 70% of the entire workforce will be working remotely. Those corporate jobs are going away, and those who know how to work from home will be filling those positions. You don’t want to miss out on this entrepreneurial opportunity.
Are you currently in sales? Perhaps you’ll be like Kimi and start a DIY home decor blog and be paid by brands to share your favorite home and garden products with the world.
Are you an adoptive mom? Perhaps you’ll be the next Melissa, helping adoptive families thrive though online classes and virtual support sessions.
Or maybe you are great at creating recipes for those with special diets like my client Cathy.
Imagine how your blog can be life changing to your audience! I can help you do that!
You Have A Unique Selling Position
We both know that life doesn’t always take the path we hope it will. Real-life often finds doors shutting in our faces. Sure, we can force them open, but we can also choose to check the window, and often the window presents a view we weren’t expecting.
Whether you know it or not, you’ve probably developed a few skills you’ve never considered. Real-world skills. Instinctual skills. Flexible, endurance-based skills.
These are the very skills you can use to create a successful, meaningful, and even profitable brand. And I’m the person that can help you do it. I’ve taken the same care and attention to detail I needed to make it as a missionary, teacher, pioneer in the Spanish homeschool curriculum market, and business-owner straight into marketing and coaching.
My Accomplishments as A Female Entrepreneur
I’ve created and marketed over 17 courses and self-published a complete preschool to sixth grade homeschool curriculum, plus over 40 other book titles.
I’ve made it to multiple Amazon best seller lists.
I've spoken on international stages about education and business topics.
I’ve helped homeschool bloggers, travel bloggers, lifestyle bloggers, and more – launch profitable blogs that have given them the platform to follow their dreams and work from anywhere. (Check my testimonials page; they can’t say enough about our work together)
I’ve used our influence to support a children’s home in Jalisco, Mexico in their mission of training the next generation of Christian leaders.
My mission is to help message-passionate individuals like you to be the best YOU possible. Don’t wait! Let’s get your message to those you can help and are waiting for someone like you!
Don’t Wait Another Minute
Let’s work together now. Don’t waste one more minute trying to make sense of how to be a successful online business owner. Stop paying hundreds, thousands or more dollars on training programs that always promise the moon yet somehow under-deliver.
Call me and let’s get you to where you need to be-you are not alone! When you hire me as your coach, you are guaranteed my 100% attention, support and expertise. In fact, I limit the number of clients I work with, so I can offer this to every client.
To get started, please click the link below and complete a short coaching application. Applications will be reviewed, and should you be accepted, you will be contacted to schedule a short phone call to discuss your specific goals and terms.
Thank you! I cannot wait to start helping you be successful.
Katie Hornor, blog coach
P.S. – I strictly limit the number of clients I work with at any given time. When you hire me, you get my 100% support and attention … an advantage you get from few other sources. Click the link below to fill out a short coaching application. If accepted, you will be contacted to setup a short call to discuss your needs and terms. Thank you.
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