Negative People are Positive

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Negative People are Positive

How in the world can negative people be positive? That doesn’t make any sense! Well, actually it does. Let’s discuss what I mean by negative people are positive. Every group that has something to accomplish should have a small number of negative people within that group. They will provide the leadership or management of that […]

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Follow Through is Necessary

Follow through is necessary to be successful. This may sound trivial, or so obvious that is doesn’t need mentioning, but it really does. For some, following through is as hard as making a cold call for a shy personality. Each of us is different in so many ways. Often we forget that our strengths are […]

What is your body language telling clients

Your Client’s body language is saying what?

Your client’s body language is talking to you! Sure, you can control what comes out of your mouth. You can understand what verbal cues are coming out of your client’s mouth. However, what’s your subconscious body language telling your clients? Better yet, what is your client’s subconscious body language telling you? Understanding Body Language; The first […]

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Outside the Box Thinking

Outside the Box simply means unconventional in today’s marketplace. When you think, do you think unconventionally and different from most everyone else? That can be a very good thing to do. New ideas generally come from this type of thinking. If outside the box sounds weird, dangerous, or foreign, you are not alone. Outside the […]

Key to Success

Information is Your Key to Success

Information is your key to success when it comes to your website.  Websites have many functions; however, none is more important than dispensing information. People come to websites for answers to their questions. Can I make a reservation at your restaurant? Do you clean windows inside, as well as outside? What services does your business […]

Networking

Is Networking Successful?

Are You Networking Successfully? Networking can be successful if done correctly, however, most people do it incorrectly, primarily because they misunderstand the real purpose. Many folks think that Networking is about selling, and it’s not! To network is about developing relationships that build to Referral Sources. I don’t go to Networking events to listen to everyone’s sales pitch. […]

Email-Marketing

Email Marketing Campaign Tips

Email campaigns are very effective tools to create excitement about your business. Business owners today are faced with the reality of having to be knowledgeable. They should have a presence in some social media, Social media is all about your visibility. This can seem impossible for small business owners. Most just don’t have the time to […]

Online Marketing

Marketing in 2014

Marketing in 2014 is evolving into a combination of things that were not even thought of a few short years ago. An online presence with a website is an absolute must. People of all ages and all occupations are using the Internet as a 21st Century Yellow Pages and a Library combination. If your business […]

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Customer Service – Good, Bad, & Ugly

What is Customer Service? Customer Service is Marketing. Nearly everything you do in business is marketing. This includes phone calls, emails, face to face interaction, and your website.. In most every business, the products and services you provide are different from your neighbors. Customers need to interface with your business to complete a transaction, This interface can […]

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Pricing and its Effect on your Business

Pricing controls your business and the functions of your business. I remember one of my College Professors proudly stating to the class one day that Business was easy if you did the following four things. We eagerly got ready to write down these words of wisdom which were going to make our lives much easier […]