The Goodness Squad

Misty Marsh

Your website should make you money. It should also make your visitor's lives better and solve problems for them.

Here at The Goodness Squad, my goal is to help you create a website that does both.No matter your business, as you interact with others in Christ-like ways, you will standout (aka be SEEN) as "distinct and different" in a dark online world. Never before in the history of the world has it been possible to stay home and influence the world through a computer screen. If you are feeling called to create a business online, but you want your business to be more than JUST a business - you want it to influence others for good, then welcome to The Goodness Squad!

001_Welcome to the Goodness Squad
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#002 - You don't have to double your traffic to double your income.  It's actually much easier than that.  Show notes found here: https://designedforgoodness.com/podcast-002_Double-Your-Income

Apr 2020

7 min 16 sec

TRAILER: Welcome to the Goodness Squad. My name is Misty Marsh.  I thought I’d take just a minute before jumping into the actual episodes to tell you the story of The Goodness Squad and to introduce myself.  Join the Goodness Squad Here: https://thegoodnesssquad.com/join/Show notes here: https://designedforgoodness.com/podcast-001-Welcome

Apr 2020

16 min 8 sec

#003 - Working with kids at home is tough.  Really tough.  But it can be done - not perfectly, but effectively and with integrity.  These 3 tips should help.Resources mentioned in episode:Join The Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on Facebook 

Apr 2020

11 min 44 sec

#004 - Guest Episode. Have you ever wanted to know what successful bloggers would have done differently if they could back and start all over?  Well, I've invited 6 successful bloggers onto the show to share with you what they wish they'd known before they started blogging.Show notes here: https://designedforgoodness.com/podcast-004_wish-I-knew-bloggingResources and Guests mentioned in episode:Chrissy - Ministering PrintablesCrystalee - The Mama Ladder, High Five GrantCamille - Camille's Primary IdeasJanet - Utah Bloggers Connect, Newspaper Mom, Clean Freak & GermaphobeKim - Life's Journey to PerfectionMaria - MeckMomJoin The Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on Facebook

Apr 2020

24 min 56 sec

Bloggers and content creators create content because they want others to read, listen to, or watch it.  But the fact is not everyone always reads every blog post, podcast episode or youtube video.  I've got a secret for you: that is actually a good thing! It means you can save time by repurposing contentResources mentioned in episode:Join The Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on FacebookDescriptSmarterQueu

Apr 2020

8 min 10 sec

006 _Quality email marketing is essential for success in content marketing businesses.  Today's super quick tip will increase the number of people who click on those links in your emails.Resources mentioned in episode:The Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on Facebook

May 2020

3 min 28 sec

Nothing ever goes perfectly - not even for someone with 12 years of online marketing! It's what you choose to focus on that will make the difference in your success.Mentioned in this episode:TheGoodnessSquad.com/joinThe Goodness Squad on FacebookBecky - Becky HigginsSarah - Sarah Grace LiveAngie - Come Follow Me FHEAmber - Left With a Smile

May 2020

16 min 15 sec

It's not just hype if you understand compound interest. In today's episode, I tell you why most content marketers could have been successful if they'd just kept going.  We also discuss what to do in order to earn $$ earlier in your business and what to focus on while you wait for your audience to grow.Resources mentioned in episode:TheGoodnessSquad.com/JoinThe Good Start Game PlanAsk Me Anything GroupThe Goodness Squad on Facebook

May 2020

18 min 21 sec

Did you know it costs you 5x as much $$$ and effort to acquire a new customer that it does to get a previous customer to purchase from you again?  This simple but oft-neglected key to building loyal customers is something you can implement today!  In fact, I want you to do this thing every single day that you work on your business.Resources mentioned in the episode:Join The Goodness SquadThe Ask Me Anything GroupThe Goodness Squad on FacebookBonjoro (affiliate link)

May 2020

12 min 32 sec

This is the tip I promised you in episode #9 - another way to exceed your customers' and followers' expectations.  This simple but subtle tip will make you magnetic by delighting your followers. Resources Mentioned:The Good Start Game Plan (use code episode10 to save $50 thru Monday 04/18/20 at 10 am MTJoin the Goodness Squad HereThe Ultimate List of Positive Emotions from HappyAndAuthentic.com

May 2020

11 min 43 sec

Have you ever "failed" in your business?  I have - hundreds, if not thousands of times.  In today's episode, I invite you to see failure a little differently by considering the only 3 ways you can actually fail.Resources:The Ask Me Anything GroupThe Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on Facebook

May 2020

9 min 57 sec

Your bishop doesn't earn money for serving.  Should you?  Nephi has an answer.Resources mentioned:Join the Goodness Squad Here

May 2020

11 min 8 sec

If you struggle to get people to say "yes" to Joining your email address Purchasing your productVisiting your IG profileetc., then this is the episode you need.  I have one simple tip for you.  When I learned -and sincerely tried to implement - this tip, it changed my business.Resources mentioned:Ask Me Anything HourJoin the Goodness Squad

May 2020

5 min 43 sec

You may have heard the phrase "done is better than perfect", but what does that actually look like in a content marketing business?  I'm giving you a peek behind the scenes today and showing you why releasing imperfect products is better for you and those who purchase them.Resources mentioned:The Good Start Game Plan eCourseThe Goodness Squad on Facebook

Jun 2020

13 min 18 sec

There is something we do as women - it is such a small thing that we often miss it.  In fact, we often believe it is actually helping us, but it is actually decreasing others' confidence in us.  Don't let this be you!Join the Goodness Squad here: https://thegoodnesssquad.com/join/

Jun 2020

9 min 4 sec

Creating personalized emails through merge fields and tags can feel complicated and overwhelming.  Instead, today, I focus on 2 simple tips that anyone can implement and see increased engagement as a result.Resources mentioned in episode:Episode 12Join The Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on Facebook

Jun 2020

10 min 51 sec

Vanity metrics are like dehydrated water - fun, but not profitable.  I have 1 simple tip for you today that will keep your focus on the things that truly matter in your business.Resources mentioned in episode:Episode 2 - Double Your IncomeTech SchoolThe Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on Facebook

Jun 2020

13 min 14 sec

A minute saved is $10 earned in my opinion.  I'll show you how to save hours each year (which you could use to create a product) with these two simple tips for organizing images.Resources mentioned in episode:The Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on FacebookAsk Me Anything Group

Jun 2020

8 min 16 sec

Lead magnets, which I prefer to call freemiums, are essential to building your email list.  And a quality email list is essential to building your business.  So, how do you create the RIGHT freemium?  One that actually works?  I've got an answer for you today.Resources mentioned in episode:The Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on FacebookAsk Me Anything GroupTech SchoolThe Good Start Game Plan

Jun 2020

12 min 4 sec

As I've looked back on my own experience and as I have worked with hundreds of Latter-day Saint women, I've come to realize that there is just one reason most content marketing businesses struggle - they lack a firm foundation.  In this episode, I will give you the 6 steps to building (or retrofitting) that foundation.Resources mentioned in episode:The Good Start Game PlanThe Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on FacebookAsk Me AnythingSarah Grace Live (affiliate link)

Jun 2020

21 min 4 sec

I know you want a pretty website, so do I!  But there is something about your website that is far more important than just how it looks.Resources mentioned in episode:The Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on FacebookElementor Pro (affiliate link)

Jul 2020

14 min 6 sec

Say "no" can be so SO hard - but I promise you it is easier than feeling like you are failing at life.  You must learn to say "no" to the right things to see success in your business and in your family.Resources mentioned in episode:The Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on FacebookThe Good Start Game PlanAsk Me Anything Group

Jul 2020

9 min 3 sec

If you don't stand out online you will blend in - which means no success.  But how do you stand out without comparing yourself to others?  This is an essential skill because comparison is like kryptonite to your business.  I have 2 tips for you today.Resources mentioned in episode:Kristen Walker Smith - RubyGirlCamille - cknscratch.comSarah Allred - Sarah Grace Live (affiliate link)Joan - Bitsy CreationsFood Storage Made EasyAsk Me AnythingThe Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on FacebookGood Start Game PlanTech School

Jul 2020

22 min 21 sec

Building a website is a lot like building a home. This analogy will help you understand the tech part of creating a website for your business.Resources mentioned in episode:Flywheel (affiliate link)Siteground (affiliate link)Namecheap (affiliate link)Designed For GoodnessThe Goodness SquadGood Start Game PlanTech School

Jul 2020

22 min 50 sec

Creating consistency in the small things might not seem like a big deal. But, they can have a big impact on how your website makes people feel.Resources mentioned in episode:Alma 37:6-7Episode 10Coolers.coThe Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on FacebookFont PsychologyColor Psychology

Jul 2020

15 min 26 sec

Your homepage needs to be more than an index to your blog posts. These simple tips will help you create a homepage that converts your page views to loyal followers.Resources mentioned in episode:The Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on FacebookEpisode 24Elementor Pro (affiliate link)

Jul 2020

8 min 55 sec

You want your website to stand out. We all do! But there are some things your viewers really want to see. This episode will help you understand why following some design norms is so important.Resources mentioned in episode:The Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on FacebookAsk Me AnythingGood Start Game PlanTech School

Jul 2020

9 min 45 sec

I know you have a lot to say. I do too! But, this one important tip will help clarify your message for your potential clients. It's a good one!Resources mentioned in episode:The Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on FacebookThe Good Start Game PlanAsk Me AnythingTech School

Jul 2020

7 min 17 sec

Your website should help viewers make a decision easily. In this episode, I share tip #5 for helping you create a website that increases your conversion rate.Resources mentioned in episode:The Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on FacebookGood Start Game PlanAsk Me AnythingTech School

Jul 2020

9 min 11 sec

Earning money in your business will benefit you, but did you realize it will also benefit others?  Today I share 5 ways that charging for what you do is good for OTHERS.Plus, I'm making some exciting changes to the podcast that you are going to love.Links mentioned in this episode:The Product Idea Generator

Aug 2020

26 min 24 sec

You were made to be a creator. If you don't believe me, then surely you'll believe Elder Uchtdorf. Listen in to find out why you have what it takes to run a content marketing business.Resources mentioned in episode:Happiness, Your Heritage by Elder UchtdorfThe Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on FacebookProduct Idea Generator

Aug 2020

16 min 51 sec

Today's episode continues our conversation on how to monetize your content marketing business. You have to change your mindset! This is not a hobby, this is a business and you have to treat it that way. Listen in to hear two ways you can make sure you are out of hobby mode and into business mode.Resources mentioned in episode: The Goodness SquadEpisode 31

Aug 2020

12 min 30 sec

If you truly want to turn your hobby into a business, you need to be able to answer three very important questions.Resources mentioned in episode:Product Idea GeneratorThe Goodness SquadThe Goodness Squad on FacebookEmail resources I recommend:ConvertKit (affiliate link)MailerLite (affiliate link)Drip

Aug 2020

21 min 57 sec

This is the 2nd of 4 steps to help you turn your side hustle or hobby into a money-making business. Social media is great, but there is something that will help you earn more off your investment.Resources mentioned in episode:Product Idea GeneratorProduct Templates VaultThe Goodness Squad on FacebookEmail Marketing resources I recommend:ConvertKit (affiliate link)MailerLite (affiliate link)Drip

Aug 2020

18 min 36 sec

You're doing your best to use your talents to bring light and goodness to the world. Way to go! But, if you're going to be sacrificing all your precious time to do so, you need to be getting paid. Listen in to hear the 5 ways you can make money online. This is the 3rd step.Links mentioned in this episode:The Product Idea GeneratorThe Good Start Game Plan

Aug 2020

11 min 25 sec

You have great content. Your gifts and skills will bring light and goodness to the world. People will want what you've created. But, something is holding you back. This step might just be the most difficult, but you need to put it into action!Resources mentioned in episode:Product Idea GeneratorThe Goodness Squad on Facebook

Aug 2020

16 min 37 sec

Do you have a great product, but just can't figure out why you're not seeing more sales? Implement this one tip and you will be selling more soon!Resources mentioned in episode:Canva (affiliate link)The Goodness Squad on FacebookProduct Idea Generator

Aug 2020

12 min 1 sec

We all fall into the trap of comparing ourselves to others and occasionally feeling like we have no clue what we're doing. These 7 tips will help you reset your mindset when it comes to feeling like an impostor.Resources mentioned in episode:The Goodness SquadProduct Idea GeneratorEpisode 1

Sep 2020

16 min 22 sec

Moving clients through your content is a lot like learning Math concepts. You simply cannot give them what they are not yet ready for. Resources mentioned in this episode:The Goodness Squad on FacebookProduct Idea GeneratorTech SchoolEpisode 30Episode 33

Sep 2020

23 min 56 sec

There is a way to promote affiliate products in an authentic way. These 5 tips (plus a few bonus tips) will help you start earning money while using products you love.Resources mentioned in episode:The Goodness Squad on FacebookTech SchoolThriveElementor Pro (affiliate link)Episode 33Episode 39Commission JunctionShare A Sale

Sep 2020

24 min 31 sec

You have great ideas and you're willing to put in the time and effort to create something amazing. But, is what you want to create the same thing your customers need you to create? These tips will help you figure out how to create the right product for your audience.Resources mentioned in episode:QuoraTech School

Sep 2020

15 min

Time and money are both precious commodities in your life. When you are a business owner, you need to decide which one you will prioritize. These tips will help and I also have a solution for you that just might help.Resources mentioned in episode:Tech SchoolProduct Idea GeneratorCanva - affiliate linkWooCommerce - affiliate linkPlayWithJoy.com

Sep 2020

19 min 47 sec

Your business can be successful, but it will take dedication and a little patience. This interview with Joy from PlayWithJoy.com is fun and insightful. Joy shares what motivated her to act and how she is able to continue moving forward with her new business.Resources mentioned in episode:Play With JoyTech SchoolThe Goodness SquadThe Good Start Game Plan

Sep 2020

23 min 30 sec

You feel inspired or called to start your business. But, you're not really sure how or where to start. This interview with Kristen Walker Smith will inspire you and encourage you to keep moving forward.Resources mentioned in this episode:RubyGirl.org@kristenwalkersmithOne Minute Scripture Study podcastOne Minute Scripture Study courseElementor Pro (affiliate link)Tech School

Sep 2020

23 min 56 sec

Sharing your knowledge and experience so you can help others is great. But, if you're going to spend time away from your other priorities to do so, it's okay to make it worth your while. Be profitable! Michelle from The Waiting Warriors shares the insights she's gained over the last few years.Resources mentioned in this episode:The Waiting Warriors3 Ways to Set Up Your Marriage@thewaitingwarriorGood Start Game PlanTech School

Oct 2020

37 min 3 sec

Finishing up Season Two. We have discussed all the things you need to do in order to have a product ready to sell this upcoming holiday season. Listen in to hear what's coming up in Season Three.Resources mentioned in episode:The Goodness SquadTech SchoolProduct Idea Generator

Oct 2020

9 min 48 sec

Email marketing can be the most awesome tool for your business and your customers. Sharing three reasons why email marketing matters. You'll definitely want to pay attention because my number one reason might surprise you.Resources mentioned in episode:The Goodness Squad podcast episode 30President Kimball quoteThe Subject Line Blueprint

Oct 2020

17 min 39 sec

You might think that Gmail and Yahoo meet your needs, but think again. You're going to want an upgrade once you understand what you can do with an actual email service provider. Plus, the three I recommend depending on what your current needs are.Resources mentioned in this episode:MailerLite (affiliate)ConvertKit (affiliate)DripTech School

Oct 2020

16 min 41 sec

Email marketing is a key tool to help your business gain momentum. But, it only works if you have people on your list who are interested in the solution you provide. Resources mentioned in this episode:Food Storage Made EasyCanva - affiliate linkHow To Raise GrownUps - Lynette SheppardSarah Grace Live - affiliate linkThe Goodness Squad Podcast episode 39Product Idea GeneratorSubject Line BlueprintMisty's TemplatesTech School

Oct 2020

18 min 41 sec

Your email subject lines are like a poorly frosted cake. It might taste delicious on the inside, but it sure doesn't look very appealing. This episode will help you create subject lines that will get people to open your emails. And, there might just be a special bonus for you.Resources mentioned in this episode:Misty's TemplatesSubject Line BlueprintHeadline Analyzer from CoSchedule

Oct 2020

20 min 41 sec