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5 Content Marketing Strategies That Boost Your Visibility as a Coach

Tuesday October 16, 2018 comments Tags: Marketing, Lead attraction, Mindset, Inspiration, Public speaking, Client attraction, Content marketing, Public relations, Business planning, Video marketing

5 Content Marketing Strategies That Boost Your Visibility as a Coach

Today's blog post is written by Hisham Wyne. We could all use more coaching. - Richard Thaler The world is a noisy place. The chaos of everyday life, the cacophony of the city, and even the muted chatter around you can all contribute to a distracted mind. The modern world with all its developments and conveniences can also be a place where you cannot even hear yourself think. A Helping Hand There are some people who cannot function well in the midst of all the auditory and visual noise. They get sidetracked, lose focus,... Read More


5 Traps Savvy Entrepreneurs Should Avoid Falling Into

Tuesday July 24, 2018 comments Tags: Marketing, Time management, Mindset, leadership, Business planning

5 Traps Savvy Entrepreneurs Should Avoid Falling Into

ByJock Purtle When you first decide to launch your own business, the chances are that you'll be full of excitement and expectations. There's something wonderfully freeing about making the decision to launch your own company and bring your incredible ideas to life. Unfortunately, while there are many people out there who dream of creating fruitful ventures, only a handful achieve the success that they crave. In a world where everyone has an opportunity to launch their own company online, it's the entrepreneurs that put extra time and... Read More


Should You Share Your Ugly Past With Your Potential Clients?

By: Stephanie Tuesday May 15, 2018 comments Tags: Marketing, Copywriting, Lead attraction, Mindset, Inspiration, Public speaking, Client attraction, About me page, product launch, Content marketing, Webinar, Enrollment, Public relations, Social media, Website design, Video marketing

Should You Share Your Ugly Past With Your Potential Clients?

If you host webinars, give live presentations, have an "About Me" page on your site, or otherwise share your story with your audience, I have a question for you: Do you share your raw, real story, warts and all? Or do you present a pretty, polished version for fear of making people uncomfortable or making yourself look bad? A few years ago, I met a business owner who faced that conundrum. She'd been abused, had lived on the streets, and had struggled to support herself. Since then, she'd become a six-figure business owner, and she... Read More


Passion is Not Enough - What You Need to Be an Entrepreneur

Tuesday May 1, 2018 comments Tags: Mindset, Customer Service, leadership, Business planning

Passion is Not Enough - What You Need to Be an Entrepreneur

BySalma El-Shurafa When you read business journals and other publications to take inspiration and lessons from those who have succeeded in the business world, youre sure to encounter the topic of passion quite frequently. There are some entrepreneurs who conclude that whatever success they have secured was gained simply by following their passion: they did what made them happy, and everything fell into place. Thats the kind of story every aspiring entrepreneur likes to read or hear, because it presents a romantic journey. In such a... Read More


4 Reasons To Learn To Say No - Even To Your Clients

Tuesday February 6, 2018 comments Tags: Time management, Mindset, Customer Service, Public relations, leadership, Business planning, Customer retention

4 Reasons To Learn To Say No - Even To Your Clients

By Chris Mercer Im naturally a very agreeable person. Its because I like it when people are happy even more so when Im the reason they feel that way. At the same time, at one point that sentiment nearly destroyed me. ‚ÄčThere are many reasons for that, but one of the biggest ones was that I was spending all of my time dancing to other peoples tunes and never getting the things that were important to me done. Then I learned how to say no and everything changed. Admittedly, it wasnt easy at first. It caused quite a bit of a... Read More


How to Be More Comfortable and Make More Money during Your Sales Calls

By: Stephanie Tuesday January 23, 2018 comments Tags: Mindset, Enrollment, Public relations

How to Be More Comfortable and Make More Money during Your Sales Calls

People refer to sales calls by many different names. Some call them strategy sessions, others call them consultations, and others still might use names like discovery sessions. Whatever you call the conversation, the purpose remains the same: you want to see if the client is a good fit for you, and give them the information they require so they can see that they need your solution and should invest in it now. For many business owners, this is a daunting challenge. If you feel bad about asking for time or money, are uncertain of the value... Read More


7 Quick Tips for Keeping Your Business Profitable

By: Stephanie Tuesday January 9, 2018 comments Tags: Marketing, Time management, Copywriting, Lead attraction, Mindset, Client attraction, Email marketing, product launch, Content marketing, leadership, Business planning, Social media, Website design, Referral marketing

7 Quick Tips for Keeping Your Business Profitable

Another business owner recently asked me, "How do you keep your business profitable?" Today, I'm going to share the answers I gave them: 7 short, sweet tips for staying profitable. Business Profitability Tip #1: Don't stop marketing. Some business owners keep marketing until their schedules are full or their income is at a comfortable level, then they stop. As a result, if one of their clients stops working with them or reduces their purchases, they end up in a financial crisis. Even if you already have as many clients as you need,... Read More


Should You Drop Your Prices for Clients Who Can't Afford You?

By: Stephanie Tuesday November 28, 2017 comments Tags: Marketing, Mindset, Client attraction, Enrollment, Customer Service, Public relations

Should You Drop Your Prices for Clients Who Can't Afford You?

In one of the business groups I frequent, I recently saw an interesting question: "Do you believe in meeting a customer where they're at financially, or charging full price and sifting through the nose to get that customer?" Many business owners are faced with this question, and there are several valid answers. Which answer is right for you will depend on the client and the scenario, and it's important that you choose one that will create a win-win situation for everyone involved. Today, I'm going to share some principles and strategies... Read More


A Valuable Sales Lesson From a Stray Cat

By: Stephanie Tuesday November 14, 2017 comments Tags: Mindset, Public speaking, Client attraction, Enrollment, Public relations

A Valuable Sales Lesson From a Stray Cat

A few years ago, while I was on vacation, I received a very usefulsales lesson from a stray cat. I was sitting in the condo, enjoying some late-evening relaxation, when I heard meowing nearby. I got up and, to my surprise, I found a cat I'd never seen before sitting by the sliding glass door, calling for my attention. I opened the door, and thetiny animal stared up at me with a look of absolute expectancy on its face. I tried to pet it and it let me, then it continued to coax me for food. It was obvious that, in this cat's mind,... Read More


How to Balance Social Media With Your Other Business Tasks

By: Stephanie Tuesday October 3, 2017 comments Tags: Marketing, Time management, Lead attraction, Mindset, Client attraction, Content marketing, Customer Service, Public relations, Business planning, Lead nurture, Social media

How to Balance Social Media With Your Other Business Tasks

I recently had an interesting conversation with some of my fellow writers who were struggling with social media addiction. They wanted to focus on creating content, but they felt compelled to continuously check their notifications on their favorite social channels. As a result, they were struggling to actually produce content, because they were spending so much time online. But as I pointed out, social media addiction isn't 100% a bad thing. As a creative, introverted copywriter, I have the opposite problem: if left to my natural... Read More



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