Category Archives: Mindset

Marketing Lessons From My Weight Loss Journey

What does my weight loss journey and marketing your business have in common?

Believe it or not, there are similar lessons with both! 

In this week’s video strategy, I break down the lessons I have learned while I have released 35 pounds (so far) – and how these lessons relate to marketing your business.

It’s all in the journey! Please watch:

Marketing Lessons From My Weight Loss Journey by Jill Celeste

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Your Marketing Quandary

If you’re like so many other entrepreneurs that I have met, you have a Marketing Quandary.

Your Marketing Quandary. Jill Celeste. www.JillCeleste.com

You know you have to market your business, but at the end of the day, you’re not even sure how to do it. It’s like you’re walking a tight rope, tiptoeing your way through, trying not to make a mistake that will cost you time, energy, money – or even customers.

Let’s face it: Your marketing probably feels like a disorganized mess. You have stuff over here, and stuff over there – and it doesn’t feel strategic or even effective. It’s like you have towers of stuff – all leering at you – and the whole thing feels like it’s going to fall over any moment now.

You are an excellent starter too. In fact, you are FABULOUS at starting things! You get a great idea, and you’re just full of energy to get this marketing idea off the ground. You hit it with all the gusto you have. Until something else comes along – another bright shiny object.

You become a collector of unfinished stuff. You cast a look at them and wonder how you’ll ever find the energy to finish them. You have so much to do!

Time and money

Time doesn’t seem to your friend right now, either. You don’t have a lot of it, right? You want to implement marketing ideas that give you the biggest bang for your buck. Right now, though, nothing seems to returning any kind of ROI.

You hate the idea that you’re flushing money down the toilet. Just the thought of investing money into a marketing idea makes you nervous. Because like time, you don’t have a lot of money to waste either.

Analysis paralysis

So, what does all of these emotions lead to? Analysis paralysis.

You turn everything over in your mind. What if I do this? What if this happens? What if this doesn’t work? What if I work on it some more to make it more perfect? What if, what if, what if.

Analysis Paralysis results from endlessly ask yourself, "What if?" Jill Celeste. www.JillCeleste.com

By the time you’ve analyzed it from every angle, you’ve talked yourself out of implementing that marketing idea – despite whatever time and effort you’ve already invested in it. You are like a squirrel in the middle of the road – paralyzed, panicked and unable to move.

And even if you could overcome your fears of wasting time, money and energy, you are further paralyzed by the choices available to you for your marketing.

There are so many things to choose from – it feels like one of those endless salad bars. Your plate (and stomach) can only handle so much! Facebook ads, webinars, flyers, brochures, business cards – the choices go on and on. They all look good and helpful, but you don’t have limitless time or money to implement it all.

Which kind of takes you back to square one, right? Where do you even begin?

You know you have only a limited supply of time, money and energy. There are thousands of ways to market your business. What should you choose to do first?

Deep breath.

I want you to remember the following:

  • Know who your ideal client is and where she’s hanging out
  • Be where she is (fish where the fish are)
  • Only pick the marketing tactics that put you in front of your ideal client
  • Keep it simple. Don’t try to implement 20 marketing tactics. Be intentional and focused on only three marketing tactics – you’ll see better results that way.

You can overcome your marketing quandary. It’s all about mindset (as it usually is). Look at the four tips I just mentioned and go from there. And remember, I am here for you, rooting for you and cheering you on.


Jill Celeste - Marketing CoachABOUT JILL

Jill Celeste, MA is a bestselling author, marketing teacher and founder of the Celestial Marketing Academy. Jill teaches purpose-driven entrepreneurs everything they need to know about marketing so they can become the Directors of Marketing for their businesses.

Jill is the author of the Amazon Top 25 Bestselling Marketing Book, That First Client, as well as the co-author of the bestseller, Cultivating Joy, and international bestseller, Gratitude and Grace.

Jill graduated with a B.A. in English from Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. She obtained her master’s degree in history from the State University of Georgia in Carrollton. Prior to becoming a marketing coach, Jill worked for 14 years in the private sector, and has experience in marketing and public relations in healthcare, IT and small business.

Jill lives near Tampa, Florida, with her husband, two sons, three guinea pigs and a basset hound named Emma.

For more information about Jill’s programs, please visit www.jillceleste.com. To get a free copy of Jill’s Amazon Bestselling book, That First Client, please go to www.ThatFirstClient.com.

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Your Marketing Consciousness

I just finished the book, Happy Pocket Full of Money, by David Cameron Gikandi, and I was particularly moved by Gikandi’s thoughts on wealth consciousness. He writes, “Once you have wealth consciousness, it will be very difficult for you not to have success and wealth. Success and wealth will follow you automatically wherever you go.” (page 5).

In other words, when you believe in all levels of your mind that you are wealthy (despite what your checking account may show), then more wealth and success will come to you. You have to believe you’re wealthy before you can get wealthy.

Which got me thinking about marketing…

Many purpose-driven entrepreneurs and Lightworkers come to me, and say that they know nothing about marketing, or that they hate marketing, or that marketing never works for them. Perhaps you think these same thoughts?

Your marketing consciousness. Jill Celeste. www.JillCeleste.com

What if, just as we must do for increased wealth, we create a Marketing Consciousness – where you believe in all levels of your mind that you love marketing (even if you’re not sure how to use marketing successfully) so that marketing success will come to you. Continue reading

5 Messages To Boost Your Marketing Mindset

Marketing is not rocket science, but it can be hard if you don’t have the right marketing mindset. Mindset is everything – and that’s true for how you market your business.

It can be difficult, though, to stay in a good mindset, especially when you are struggling with your marketing. That’s why I created five graphics that you are welcome to save, pin, print, save as your wallpaper – whatever you need to do. They are yours – from my heart to yours.

5 Messages To Boost Your Marketing Mindset. Jill Celeste, www.JillCeleste.com

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How Can I

How language affects your mindset is an amazing thing.

Case in point, notice the difference between these two simple questions:

“How do I?”

“How can I?”

How Can I. Jill Celeste, www.JillCelete.com

“How Do I?” evokes a feeling of helplessness or lack of knowledge. How do I cook these waffles? How do I write a marketing plan? How do I attract clients through Facebook?

But when you shift it to “how can I?” – it empowers you and puts you in the driver’s seat. How can I cook these waffles? How can I write a marketing plan? How can I attract clients through Facebook?

From do to can – one word change and your mindset gets an instant boost!

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