FAQs

FAQs

Have a question?

We’re right here to answer them. If you can’t find what your looking for in our frequently asked questions below, then please get in touch with us 

‘What exactly do you get as a member?’ 

Help in getting your business where you want it via Goals and a Plan, Focused Learning, 121 and group support and Networking,  Dive right in to …

  • Masterclasses on Goal Setting and making a 90 Day Plan
  • Monthly Planning Sessions
  • A library of Masterclasses and resources added to monthly
  • 121 and group support at Office Hours, Planning Sessions, Networking
  • Online Networking x2 a month PM and AM

Events coming from 2022

Face to Face Networking in York and then expanding in locations across the UK from 2022 (An additional extra at an additional fee)

‘How much time will I need each week?’

We ask that you spend 15 min as a minimum each week checking into the community to Network and get involved within the chat – we want you to connect and make sure the members know who you are.

You need to check in regularly to check out the Events Section, however if you have notifications set up you will be emailed/messaged when something new is added – we also email all our members with ‘what’s on next month’.

Set aside some time each month for learning – most of our Masterclasses are less than 30mins so potentially an hour will be enough to watch something and make a start implementing learnings.

Once you get to know the Member Area and have a planned in time allocation for being in Business Club it will all become part of you daily, weekly, monthly routine

‘Will it help me get clients/make sales?’ 

YES as everything we do is about you getting your business where you want it – which is obviously getting more sales/clients

‘I’d love to join but I don’t really know what I want my business to look like’

That’s fine! – this is for you if you look at your business and know it simply isn’t where you want it to be, and want the support to do so from us, and others who are on a similar path.

‘I haven’t got a plan, so I don’t know where this would fit’

We are all about ‘the plan’ so join us and GET a plan! this is for you if you want to get some clarity on the next step to take with your business. Whether that be to streamline your processes a bit to be more efficient or to start to expand, employ people and take it to the next level.

‘I have too much on my plate right now’

If you don’t have time… or have too much else going on then let us reassure you. This is NOT about more ‘stuff’. In fact quite the opposite. We won’t be giving you more things to learn! We’ll be adding depth and focus to the knowledge you already have. We’ll be there to help you make momentum to move forwards, not to give you more distractions to hold you back.

‘The tech is holding me back’

If it’s the tech holding you back then you are in luck! We’ll be helping you uncover the right tools for your business and anything you are stuck with, as long as we have access to it we will show you how to use it. And if we don’t have access we will do our best to help you find a solution!

‘I said I wouldn’t join another ‘thing’

If you said you weren’t going to sign up for any more ‘things’… let us be clear that this is wayyyy more than just another ‘thing’. 

‘I don’t have time to do this’

 It’s ONE thing a week! And you don’t have to do everything – this is what a typical month looks like!

Our 1 thing each week on a Tuesday.

  • Tuesday week 1  – Book Club – we get together to review our top 3 learnings from the book we’ve just read
  • Tuesday week 2  – Planning Check In Sesh – we get together to review our plans, progress against actions and make sure we’re staying focussed whilst being kind to ourselves!
  • Tuesday week 3 – Office Hours – online co-working drop in session. A time to work on what you learned in last month’s masterclass, or implementing your plans. Plus you’ll get actual 121 and group time with us and other members.
  • Tuesday week 4 – Evening Masterclass (live & recorded)

Then we add in Online networking twice a month on a Wednesday.

  • Wednesday week week 1- Evening Online Networking
  • Wednesday week 3 –  Morning Online Networking

What our Members have to say re what’s included – 

Pascha Turnbull, Inc Dot Design & Print – Book Club

“MPWR Book Club is one of my fave things about my MPWR membership. I get to read a new book every month and then get together with other members to chat about what we got from it. Everyone always has a different take away, that I might not have picked up on.”

Ciara McCabe, Kindeas – Goal Setting & Planning

“This is a magical first step for me, it’s the first time in ages I have really sat down to look at my business like this. So thank you for putting this on. The masterclass has re-energised me, given me new focus and a very informed support group to brainstorm with. It has made me feel part of a team.”

Nicki Cawood, The Small Business Copywriter – Office Hours. 

“I love MPWR Office Hours. It’s so nice to have a bit of a chat and some company when working from home alone. I use the sessions to focus on particular projects or completing some training. I’ve also found it a great place to bounce ideas around. Love it.”

Hannah Swierstra, Balance VA Services – Learning 

“Your return on investment is great; the free masterclasses as well, we had a great instagram class recently, I have put so much of that into practise already, and a 90 day planning session, and it’s all included in the subscription, it’s absolutely brilliant.”

Geraldine Mace, Life Transition Coach – Networking

“Since I left work to run my own business I always think of these sessions as a bit like going to the staff room at work. Good conversation and the social interaction that I need working on my own.”

We must say again!…. it’s important to let you know Business Club is NOT about giving you more stuff! It’s about helping you to make progress and maintain momentum. 

‘What is Mighty Networks?’

The platform we are using for our Business Club Member Only area, on our website, is called Mighty Networks. More details about the terms of using it can be found here

‘Why is membership charged in $ not £?’

We searched high and low for the right technology, for our Member Area, and could not find one (with the ability to offer the member benefits we wanted) that allowed us to charge in local currencies. This is something that Mighty Networks have in their plans to change, so when we can, we will be switching payments to £. In the meantime you will see charges converted in £ if based in the UK on your statements etc.

‘Will the price fluctuate according to the exchange rate with the Dollar?’

Yes. It will move around a little each month/year. The dollar price set by us will not change though.

‘How much can the public find and see? 

The public will not be able to see any of the content you have access to after you have logged in to the Member Area. The public CAN however see everything else on our website including the blog section.

‘If I already use this platform for another group will it mean I have to have 2 separate apps?’

You can switch between networks from within the App and login to other Mighty Networks from there. When in the Main (Home) feed, clicking on the menu burger in the top left corner of the screen, at the top of the next screen is a switch networks option. On your desktop on the web version you will have to log out of what network and then into another.

‘Do I need to join/be active in the Facebook Business Community too once a Business Club Member?’

This is totally up to you. We will always have different people in the FB Business Community so this may be of use to you. 

 

Have a question?

We’re right here to answer them. If you can’t find what your looking for in our frequently asked questions below, then please get in touch with us.

What is the membership platform called?

The platform we are using is called Mighty Networks. More details about the terms of using it can be found here

Why is membership charged in $ not £?

We searched high and low for the right technology for our community and could not find one with the ability to offer the member benefits we can that allowed us to charge in local currencies. This is something that Mighty Networks have in their plans to change, so it may switch in the future. You will be charged in £ if based in the UK and payment confirmation will come through that way.

Will the price fluctuate according to the exchange rate with the Dollar?

Yes. It will move around a little as this changes. The dollar price set will not change though.

Will we be able to browse the website and see the directory if we are not members, but for example need to find a person or service?

No. The member area once you are logged in is completely private and only available for members to view. All of your fellow members will be able to see your information though.

How much can the public find and see? How will the public find us?

The public will not be able to see any of the content you have access to after you have logged in. There will not be a public listing of members. We have created a community for you to network with lots of other businesswomen. Remember the golden rule of networking – even if they do not want what you do right now, they might in the future and they might recommend you to people they know. That’s the beauty of how we network!

Can we request Topics and Hubs?

Yes! Please do! Send Tracy or Kerry a message from within the community or email headoffice@mpwrbusinessclub.com requesting the topic or Hub you would like to see in there. 

Can we add content to the Topics?

Yes. Please do add your blogs here – those that our members will benefit from (please do make sure they are blogs though and not just a blatant advert – not sure what we mean by that then do drop us a line) 

Can you be in multiple professions?

No. You can only add one profession when you complete your profile information. However you could join multiple profession hubs.

Can we be in more than one hub?

Yes, for a profession you can, assuming you are in that profession

If I post in a Hub does it appear in the main feed? 

 As a member when you follow a hub, activity from within that hub will appear in your main feed. If you haven’t followed the hub it won’t. If you want everyone to see something you are posting, then do it in the Main (Home) feed.

Are the hubs in a separate feed like if I was in a group?

Yes. Each hub has its own feed, once you have followed a hub activity from within it will show on your home feed too.

If I already use this platform for another group will it mean I have to have 2 separate apps?

You can switch between networks from within the App and login to other Mighty Networks from there. When in the Main (Home) feed, clicking on the menu burger in the top left corner of the screen, at the top of the next screen is a switch networks option. On your desktop on the web version you will have to log out of what network and then into another.

Are there any rules of engagement on what to post where?

Yes – these can be found in the Community Guidelines within the This Is MPWR post once logged in to the community and and in the About sections in each Hub.

We also have a terms section on our website here 

What’s happening with the Facebook groups?

The Facebook groups will remain until the end of the 2020 however you can no longer post in them. You can still comment on any of the posts we share and on posts that are already there. At the end of December 2020 we are going to archive the groups completely. We will still have a presence on Facebook with our Facebook page, so make sure you head there and follow us if you haven’t already https://www.facebook.com/mpwrbc 

Will there be guest speakers or events by non members?

Yes, we may from time to time invite in an expert to run a masterclass or workshop for our members. If you’d like to recommend anyone, please pass on their details.

How do I advertise what I do to fellow members?

Once a member you will be able to see other members events, workshops and classes in our featured ‘What’s On’ post. You will also be able to find each other’s business listings on our Directory post. If you have any questions whilst using the community then head over to the Topic Getting the most out of your membership and you will find some more FAQs or just send Tracy or Kerry a message.

We will keep adding to this document and updating it on our website and within the community. See you there.