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Lessons in systems and business strategy for creative entrepreneurs


Let’s play a game of WWYD! Pretend that you’ve had an amazing consultation call or someone has filled out your contact form and they feel like they are a perfect fit for your services and what you offer. So you send out your offer to them and hear crickets. What do you do? Are you […]

The Magic of Follow-Up Emails – My Secret Sauce to Increase Bookings

Client Experience

Oh hi – did you find your way here because you’re drowning in client work and inquiries, and you realize you need some better systems and processes in your business ASAP? If so, you’re not alone. I fully believe that during “busy seasons” we realize that we need a CRM the most, but it’s the […]

How to Set up Your HoneyBook in Less Than 3 Hours

Client Experience

Hey there, fabulous friends! Today, we’re diving into one of my all-time favorite topics—CRMs! But hold onto your hats, because this isn’t just another episode where I chat about Dubsado or even Honeybook. Nope, we’re going way deeper into how to choose a CRM, what features you should look for, and how a CRM can […]

How to Choose a CRM for Your Small Business

Client Experience

People love to throw around buzzwords, don’t they? So if you’re already skeptical thinking, OK Colie, what does “elevate your client experience” really mean, don’t worry. Today, I’m going through how I give my client experience and workflows a little spring cleaning every year, and sharing all of the strategies, tips, and resources to help […]

Spring Clean Your Client Experience: How to Elevate Your Client Experience (And Raise Your Prices) in 2024


If you want to book more clients for your service-based business, you’re in the right place. As a systems and client experience strategist, I know that attracting clients to your service-based business is only part of the equation. And the problem? That’s often the part that MOST people focus on. But in my experience, the […]

How to Book More Clients For Your Service-Based Business 

I'm a Disney-loving family photographer, and filmmaker turned Workflow and Automations Guru who helps creative service providers automate their sh*t, reclaim their time and get back to living!

With 10+ years in the creative space, Colie believes every creative deserves to build a business that is sustainable and profitable, and no one should quit their 9 to 5 only to work 24/7 [in their business].

The truth—automated systems can save us all from being overworked and overwhelmed.

I believe every creative deserves to turn their craft into a business that brings them joy and profit.

Hi, I'm Colie. 

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