TRY KAJABI FOR FREE - Click HERE to see sign-up bonuses!
Home About Blog Contact Resources Store My Library VA Services Login

Kajabi VA: Why I Quit Hourly Packages In Favor Of Something Better

kajabi va Feb 15, 2019

Since I started as a virtual assistant many years ago, I've always offered packages of my VA hours ... until recently. Effective 02-15-19, I'm not doing them anymore and this is why.

ErikaFriday.com participates in various affiliate programs. That means if you click on an affiliate link and end up making a purchase from that site, I may receive compensation. I only share products and sites I use, like, and/or believe will be beneficial to you.

 

This doesn't mean I'm not a VA anymore! It just means that I've found a much better way to serve my clients: Kajabi VIP Days. I've had options for Kajabi VIP Half-Day and Full Day in my business for years now and they're so much better for my clients than hourly packages! So I've decided to focus only on VIP days from now on. 

The Ups and Downs of Hourly Packages

How My Kajabi VA Hourly Packages Worked

What I mean by hourly packages is that clients purchase a block of my VA time - say 1, 5, 10, or 20...

Continue Reading...

Kajabi Quick Tip: Add a Cookie Consent Banner to Your Site

 

Ever since the "GDPR Panic" of May 2018, we've all been getting our sites in compliance, right? One thing you may still need to add to your Kajabi website is a cookie consent banner. Basically, it let's all your visitors know that your site does use cookies and what your policies are regarding them. 

 

 

Here's a #KajabiQuickTip for an easy way to add a cookie consent banner to your Kajabi site.

1. Go to CookieConsent.Insites.com. It's open source and free. (We love free!)

2. Click the Download button.

3. Configure your cookie consent banner. Don't worry if you don't get it right the first time. You can keep going back and configuring it until it looks the way you want it to on your site. Just remember to Copy Code each time you change something. 

4. Once configured, click the Copy Code button.

5. In Kajabi, go to Settings, Site Details, scroll down to Page Scripts, and paste the Cookie Consent code. If you already have...

Continue Reading...

8 Ways Kajabi Massively Improved My Online Business

It was a huge decision. I analyzed, then I lost sleep, then I over-analyzed, asked friends, did more research, and finally I made the decision. In late 2016, I made the switch to running my entire online business with Kajabi. I say without hesitation that it's been the BEST decision I've made for my biz since I started it in 2006. 

There are probably 20 reasons why this is true but I've gathered 8 of the best and made a list for you. Maybe you're considering making the big switch as well and you're just not sure. I hope my list will help with your decision!

 

 

ErikaFriday.com participates in various affiliate programs. That means if you click on an affiliate link and end up making a purchase from that site, I may receive compensation. I only share products and sites I use, like, and/or believe will be beneficial to you.

 

If you're interested in a MEGA KAJABI DEAL going on right now - plus my most excellent bonus offer - make sure you...

Continue Reading...

A Review of Feminine Stock Photo Memberships & How I Chose One ...


Creative entrepreneurs and coaches can really benefit from buying a feminine stock photo membership. Images for your blog, website, social media, and products are so important to get right and help to establish your branding.

 

 

Why Do I Need a Feminine Stock Photo Membership Anyway?

There are lots and lots of stock photo sites out there, which have a huge variety of images. Some of my favorites are Unsplash, Pixabay, and Pexels. I use those sites to source free images for use in general blogging, social media posts, client's sites, etc.

But for this website, I really want to appeal to my target demographic: creative entrepreneurial women. Therefore, I need 2 things that I can't get on the types of sites mentioned above.

First, I need quick and easy access to feminine, creative, office- and technology-related images; not just flat lays but some with women in them too. Second, I need "brand builder" sets of photos, which have a consistent look...

Continue Reading...

Kajabi How To: Add Disqus Comments to Your Blog Posts

One of the most valuable pieces of the course and membership platform Kajabi is its blogging feature. If you want to improve the SEO of your Kajabi site (i.e., get it to rank higher in search engines so customers find you), blogging at least weekly and using your key words is crucial. Once you get your Kajabi blog set up, adding the ability to leave comments is also important; it increases a sense of community and is a great way to be responsive and interactive with your readers.

 

On your Kajabi blog, there are 2 main ways to enable Comments, i.e., to give readers the ability to leave comments on your blog posts.

  1. Facebook comments
  2. Disqus comments

As you see at the bottom of this post, for my ErikaFriday.com blog, I've chosen to use Facebook comments. In the "tips" at the end of this article, you'll see some of my objections to Disqus and why I don't usually use it.

However, on another site I just started, I chose to use Disqus comments instead of Facebook...

Continue Reading...

Kajabi How To: Start a Pinterest Business Account for Your Kajabi Site

Welcome to my blog post series about using Pinterest with Kajabi! If you'd like to see all the articles on this topic, either click HERE or click the topic "Pinterest" in the right sidebar.

One of the best ways to get traffic to your Kajabi site is via Pinterest. You may think of Pinterest as "just for fun" or a "social media channel" but it's actually a huge search engine; it just happens to have a lot of pretty pictures :)

 

 

 

ErikaFriday.com participates in various affiliate programs. That means if you click on an affiliate link and end up making a purchase from that site, I may receive compensation. I only share products and sites I use, like, and/or believe will be beneficial to you.


Should Your Business Be on Pinterest?

Just like with Google, YouTube, and Amazon, when people are looking for information about a topic or product, they search on Pinterest. Don't believe me? The stats don't lie, baby.

According to Pinterest's own statistics:

  • 250...
Continue Reading...

"Kajabi is Too Expensive": How It Actually Saves You Money Over Cheaper Systems

What is Kajabi? It's a platform to easily sell your content online - courses, e-books, membership site, coaching groups, services, even physical products. It's an all-in-one solution that let's you have everything under one roof: website, blog, landing, sales, and checkout pages, e-mail marketing system, funnels, webinars, and more. It's pretty amazing, actually.

Note: This post was originally written in 11/2017 and has been updated in 03/2018, 10/2018, and 12/2018.

I'm a Kajabi Konvert

And proud of it! Heh. That was kind of obnoxious, right? But I'm totally serial. I discovered New Kajabi in December 2016 and, after taking a walk-through with a free trial, decided pretty quickly that THIS was my new best friend. 

  • I'm also a proud Kajabi affiliate! I believe in this product and this company so much that I've chosen to center my business around them. Please know that any Kajabi-related links in the rest of this post are my affiliate links* - and they...
Continue Reading...

Kajabi Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deal ... Plus 2 Sweet Bonuses from ErikaFriday.com!

courses kajabi Nov 23, 2018

I discovered Kajabi in December of 2016, signed up, and have never looked back. The platform and its capabilities, continuously added features, second-to-none customer service, and amazing leadership has me hooked. Kajabi does it all: Courses, memberships, email marketing, funnels, evergreen and live webinars, website, blog, landing pages, checkout pages, and more. 

I believe in Kajabi so much, I now run my entire business using Kajabi and their Black Friday/Cyber Monday offer is the only I'm promoting. (Speaking of which, please note that all links in this article are Referral partner links which means, if you click on a link and make a purchase, I may receive a commission for having referred you). 

Some History on Kajabi's Pricing

In 2009, Kajabi launched and became one of the first online business platforms to help people monetize their expertise. Over the last 9 years, they have continued to innovate and adapt to the ever-changing world of online business, redefining...

Continue Reading...

Biggest 2019 Planner Round-Up! 110+ Planners for Creatives and Entrepreneurs

Are you looking for a 2019 day planner? Here's the most extensive list of digital and paper planners on the internet. Creative entrepreneurs, moms, teachers, and others can find their perfect planner here.

I Bring You All the Choices!

All year long, I track new planners so that in November - when planner hunting season starts, lol - I can have the most comprehensive list ready for you. This year, I've curated 114 planners for you to check out! I'll add more 2019 planners as I hear of them, so this number will rise. When I started this annual planner round-up for 2017 planners, there were "only" 70-something. In 2018's post, we started with 101 and ended up with 113. Let's see how many we can add to this post for 2019 - wahoo! If you know of any planners I’ve missed, please leave a comment below - or send me a note at erika@erikafriday.com - and I'll add them.

Planner vendors - If you have any discounts or specials...

Continue Reading...

Move Your Blog from Wordpress to Kajabi in 8 Easy Steps

With the rise in popularity of the online platform Kajabi, many people - including me - are moving their entire Wordpress blog sites over to Kajabi. It may sound like an intimidating process but I'm here to make it as simple as possible.

No Worries, #KajabiErika Is Holding Your Hand

Not only am I a Kajabi Virtual Assistant with 2 years experience using the platform, but I'm also a Kajabi Ambassador, 1 of 7 people worldwide chosen to share Kajabi and assist its amazing customers. So you're in great hands! Just follow my 8 easy steps for moving your blog from Wordpress to Kajabi!

Any links below may be affiliate links. This means that, at no cost to you, if you click the link and make a purchase, I may receive a commission for referring you.

What's This Kajabi You Speak Of?

I'll explain a little more about Kajabi, in case it's new to you. Kajabi is an all-in-one platform for running your online business. Instead of piecing together, say, a Wordpress site + an email...

Continue Reading...
1 2
Close

Get Occasional E-Mail Updates + a Free Gift!


Just share your name & best e-mail so your freebie knows where to find you 😃