The Do A New Thing Blog

Are You Doing the Leadership Two-Step?

I’ll never forget my first visit to the Proverbs 31 Ministries office as a member of the P31 Online Bible Studies Executive Team.  It was so surreal. I was in a meeting that was being run by P31 President Lysa ... Read more

Lesson Learned: How to Delight Your Customers

I am a creature of habit.  When I find something I like, I stick with it. At my favorite Mexican restaurant, I order the same bowl of Chicken Tortilla soup without the tortillas every time.  (I can’t stand when the ... Read more

How to Get Noticed Online When You Are Just Starting

Getting started at just about anything is the hardest, right?   Whether it is a new diet, a new hobby, a new business or a new blog, there are a million things to learn and about 10 million things to ... Read more

Lesson Learned: 65 Christian Blog Post Ideas

If I have learned one thing about blogging, it is that coming up high quality blog post ideas consistently is not as easy as it looks!!  #thestruggleisreal So I put on my thinking cap and came up with 65 Christian blog ... Read more

#1 Thing Killing Your Productivity (plus 2 more)

Gosh … it’s 9pm already??  How can that be?  What did I accomplish today? I ask myself that almost every night.  And more times than not, the answer to the last question is “Not nearly all I wanted to.” Can ... Read more

Lesson Learned: Why I’m NOT Building an Email List

Pop-ups, content upgrades, subscriber “freemiums”.  All the tools of building an email list.  Every article on growing your blog or online business will remind you how important it is to build a list of subscribers.  It’s the one marketing channel ... Read more

The Assembly Line Method to Task Batching

My favorite thing about the Honor Circle is watching my friends apply what they learn in ways that work for them, and then share it with the rest of us.  Our girl Susan from Growing A Content Heart came up ... Read more
January Reset: Social Media Guidelines

January Reset: Social Media Guidelines

There is nothing that seems to bring more angst, stress, and even fear to those in online ministry and business than social media. Which platforms are the best? How many days a week should I post? What should I post? ... Read more
January Reset: 3 Tips for Managing Email

January Reset: 3 Tips for Managing Email

Before we close our 2022 planners and open the crisp new ones, blank with possibilities for 2023, there are some things we can do to make way for all those possibilities. We need to unload some things and straighten up ... Read more
January Reset Financial Stewardship

January Reset: Financial Stewardship

This is it!  The last week of our January Reset… a month spent cleaning up our ministry and biz clutter to make room for the new opportunities God has for us in 2023. Are you ready to talk about financial ... Read more
January Reset: Organizing Digital Files

January Reset: Organizing Digital Files

Here we are in our second week of January Reset … time we have set aside to clear out some of our ministry and business clutter and make way for the amazing opportunities God has in store for us this ... Read more
What I Learned From Launching a Podcast

What I Learned from Launching a Podcast

When my business coach first told me I needed to start a podcast, I thought I’d rather poke my eyes out with a hot needle. I was very familiar with the podcasting world.  At that point, I had been a ... Read more

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