With small businesses one fact is true today, your business website should be a central hub for your business. Your business website should effectively represent your brand while providing ways for your leads to easily engage you. All roads in your business should lead back to your website, … Read more about 8 Common & Critical Small Business Website Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make
Let me guess, when it comes to your small business, you hate selling. Just the idea of it makes your stomach turn a bit. It seems dishonest and dirty. And you've convinced yourself that it's pretty much unnecessary to sell. Somehow you can get more clients and customers without having to deal with … Read more about Hate Selling? Well, You're Doing It All The Time
Why? Really, that's it. Why? It's the most important question to ask yourself about your business. It's also the most important question to answer. Why? Simple - you have to know the reasons...the motivations...the rationelle for everything you do. Nothing you do, say, create, … Read more about The Single, Most Important Question You Can Answer About Your Business
I want to share a business secret with you. It's a secret that you may know already - a least mentally. Yet it's a secret that often separates highly successful businesses from the less successful ones. Are you ready? Okay... No matter how well developed your business is; no matter how many … Read more about Why You Want Your Business To Forever Be Unfinished
I was reading from Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching last night when I ran across an interesting quote: He who knows others is wise; He who knows himself is enlightened. The passage made me stop and contemplate my own life. How well do I know myself? I went down that path for a bit of time; looking at my … Read more about Small Business Advice: Are You Enlightened?
As small business owners, we tend to make things so much more complex than they need to be. Think about it. If you run a small business, where do you usually put the majority of your focus? Marketing? generating revenue? Your work with you clients? Things like this? So often the question you have … Read more about The Simplest, Yet Most Important Question You Can Ask Yourself About Your Business
It's funny to me that people are still asking whether social media is viable for business. Obviously, the advertising industry picked up on blogs and social media pretty early on and revenue streams based on advertising has matured quite rapidly. And like with anything on the web, the internet … Read more about You Do Know That Social Marketing Isn't A Fad, Right?
Imagine if you developed subdivisions and built houses for a living. What would it be like if you built a bunch of beautiful homes complete with garages and drives, but didn't build the streets that connect them? How could you possibly sell all your homes and develop a thriving community if people … Read more about Without a Community, Your Website is Useless
If you have a website, it serves one purpose - to sell something! Whether you're selling goods and services or ideas and opinions - websites are about selling. If you have an offer, you want people to buy it. If you like something, you want people to try it. If you believe something, you want … Read more about Remember, Your Website Is a Sales Tool – Don't Be Afraid to Use It!
Do you consider your coaching business or healing practice successful? Or is your small business causing your duress? If it's the latter, there are steps you can take to help you go from business duress to business success. Last week I introduced 4 simple questions to help you start and grow your … Read more about 4 Simple Questions That Make the Difference Between Business Success & Business Duress
So, you want to start working with clients - great! Depending on who you listen to, there's so much you need to do in order to successfully launch your business. It doesn't seem to matter whether you're a life coach, business consultant or holistic healer, launching a successful business takes … Read more about 4 Simple Questions to Help You Start & Grow Your Business
Poke around the web and you'll find numerous opinions on why, as a small business owner, you should be blogging. Some say you should blog to increase your reach. Blogs can certainly help you reach a larger audience faster, and often cheaper, than your usual website. Toss in social media and you can … Read more about The Absolute, #1 Reason Small Business Owners Should Be Blogging