Being successful in business has a lot to do with how well you build relationships. That all important “know, like and trust” factor is key, not just to attracting ideal clients, but also in building strong relationships with referral partners who will grow your business for you. In today’s episode, I share 3 key factors in building successful relationships that will help you and your business to prosper.
Getting more clients for your business is easy to do if you maintain a proactive spirit and are willing to be innovative. No matter how good you are at what you do, you can't sit back and wait for clients and new revenue to be handed to you. You've got to get out there and create the opportunities you're looking for. If that sounds like an area outside of your comfort zone, listen in as I share a case study that you model, no matter how long you've been in business or what kind of marketing skill you have, to create the success you're looking for.
If you use in person networking as a strategy for marketing your business, you likely appreciate the need to follow-up on the interest you generate at an event. But how often to you ACTUALLY follow-up? If you're not following up, you are quite literally leaving thousands of dollars in new revenue on the table. This problem is easily resolved by creating a system for following up with leads and potential referral partners. In today's episode I outline a simple system you can model, customize and follow to ensure your networking efforts pay off in spades.
Small business owners are great at coming up with ideas! But we're not always very good at finishing the projects we start and turning our ideas into results. Without proper planning, one can easily get overhelmed by a new project and give us, thus missing out on the very rewards they were so excited about in the first place! Listen in as I share 5 proven tips for setting and achieving goals that create more success in your business.
Do you think that doing a thousand things at once is making you more productive? Think again! Many entrepreneurs fall into the multitasking trap, but it’s just that – a trap that's killing profits and opportunity in your business. In this week’s podcast, I share some powerful research that will have you thinking differently about splitting your focus and how to ditch this bad habit that’s derailing your business. If you'd like hands on support staying focused and finishing what you start, visit me at smartsimplemarketing.com/complete-it for details on my brand new WORKshop!
It's easy to get caught up chasing the latest and greatest "thing" when you're trying to grow your business. What smart entrepreneurs do is to keep things simple and follow time tested strategies that really work. Listen in as I share my 3-step process for blocking out the noise, getting back on track with your goals and how to actually achieve them. This is actionable advice you can implement TODAY to create more success in your business.
You started your business to make a great living doing the work you love. NOT to unintentionally run a non-profit organization. To ensure that you create the profitable, successful business you deserve you must set and achieve goals. For some folks this is easier said then done, so listen in as I share how you can set goals that get results. If you'd like to learn more, including my step-by-step process for implementing a SIMPLE marketing plan that makes you money, visit me at http://www.createyourmoneymap.com/.
You are looking for more clients. Your prospects are looking for the exact solutions you offer. So why is there is a disconnect between the two of you? The key to unlocking more profits could be in how you are presenting your services. Listen in as I teach you how to create packaged solutions for your clients that are client attractive, easy for prospects to say yes to and lucrative to you. Then, post a comment below to let me know how you can apply to this to your business. I'm looking forward to your reply!
There are a lot of misconceptions about what branding is, as it relates to small business, and what it has to do with your creating a successful business. In this week's episode, I break down what this term really means, what it has to do with you and how to create a compelling brand that is clear, irresistable and client attractive. After you've listened in, leave me a comment below to share what your first thoughts about your brand and USP are!
I hear a lot of business owners saying "I'd like to be more visible online.". "I'd like to get more repeat business". "I'd like to make more money". But really, what is "more"? More is not specific and it's not measurable. Which means it will be very difficult to achieve. On the other hand, being specific provides you with clarity, focus and makes achieving your goals a heck of a lot easier. Listen in as I share 3 key areas of your business where you need to boost your specificity!