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
Most of the the small business owners I work focus an abundant of time on their marketing. They put tons of effort into crafting their marketing message, polishing their marketing funnel and fine-tuning how they generate leads. And often, they do so before any of this produces new … Read more about Why Your Marketing May Not Be The Reason You're Not Getting More Clients
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
What is your business about? Is it about branding and marketing? I'm sure it is. Is your business about sales and profits? I sure hope so. And is it about making some difference in the world? Ideally, that would be nice. But branding, marketing, sales and making a difference require one thing - … Read more about Is Your Business About Relationships? …and Why It Should Be!
Susan is a life coach. She's been working with clients ever since she received her certification. First with a few friends and later with the referrals her friends sent her. Of course one of those referrals taught her about marketing and helped her get a website up. Everything seemed to be going … Read more about Having Trouble Getting More Clients? Consider Yourself Unemployed
Business is not just about what you do. Yet, as business owners, we spend so much of our time focusing on how to do what we do better. We read, we blog, we train, we attend workshops and conferences, go to events, network and so on. All under the guise that we can gain some edge in how we do what … Read more about Successful Business Advice: Love Your Customers
So many people I know are hesitant to sell. They're hesitant to sell themselves. They're hesitant to sell their products or services. And they're hesitant to sell their business. It's easy to understand, right? As soon as I mention the word 'sell' what goes through your mind. For me I think of the … Read more about You Don't Have to Be a Salesman to Sell Like A Pro
Over the weekend we spent some time Christmas (oops) Holiday shopping. Of course, the mall was packed and the stores were full of people making decision on what to buy the people they care about. Being so cramped with other people, I couldn't help but here the conversations they were having about … Read more about Aren't We Always Marketing Ourselves?
The other day, I ran into Starbucks to grab a latte. It was mid-afternoon on a Saturday and, as usual, Starbucks was hoppin'. As I waited for my coffee, I looked around. Every table and seat was filled with people talking with each other. I gently tuned into the conversations that were close by … Read more about Is Blogging The Next Starbucks?
Well, now that I've bared a bit of my soul for you all to see, I'm not sure where to go next. When I wrote the post on Friday about my 'Gotta Get Goals,' I didn't realize it would have such an effect. Not only on you, by your comments - which I thank you for, but on me as well. Over the weekend and … Read more about How One Post Can Make All The Difference
Do you find it hard to write sometimes? You sit there at the keyboard and just can't get the words to come out. Or maybe you're like me, you begin a post, then delete it. Begin again, delete it. Begin again, rewrite it, then delete it. And so on. Sure, sometimes the posts just coming flying out - … Read more about Don't Wait – Stop Writer's Block Now