It has been said that networking with strangers can be seen as wasting your time. Effective networking is all about building relationships so start slowly and work up. Why? A friend of mine was complaining, “I’m doing 2-3 networking events a week – and I’m worn out.” I then asked why they felt doing so much networking was important and they replied, “One of my marketing goals is to do at least 1 networking event a week.” I then told them that their goal was just 1 each week, so why do more than that? The point is to build business relationships and gain trust. This means less is better, rather than Continue reading
One thing that I’ve always looked at in my business is consistency. Being consistent also requires discipline and it’s always a goal of mine to be the most disciplined person I can be in my business. That doesn’t mean I don’t have fun and take things too seriously – far from it! It means that I have the right attitude to stay the course and move forward.
Even though this is a goal of mine, I must admit that it’s not always been easy sticking to it. We humans Continue reading
Sales is not the easiest of things to cope with when you have your own business. You need a plan to get sales and then to increase them moving forward, so these sales marketing tips should help you set up a good plan. It’s important to get to grips with this or there will be no revenue and therefore no business to even think about.
There are many courses out there that can help you get started, but you will learn more by taking action and Continue reading
Being a blogger, one thing you should always strive for is building an active community of readers and subscribers on your blog. When you have great interaction, this does two things that improve your SEO without having to work to do it. You have more interaction in the form of comments and also visitors stay longer and this improves the dreaded “bounce rate”.
Here are 5 great ways to build that active community and take Continue reading
Success is simply achieved by doing the things that are easy to do, but they are also easy NOT to do. Failure is the result of the ease of not doing just ONE simple task that is important in the whole scheme of things.
How do I know this? Well, I have experienced it myself and have learned the lessons Continue reading
As you go through your home business journey, one of the most important things for you to take into consideration is your own dedication to self growth. In order to determine where you are and how you can improve your situation, you need to take some self reflection and see exactly where you are in the overall scheme of things. Continue reading
Whether you’re just starting out, or even if you’re already “into” your business, have you ever thought of how much of a difference “one more thing” done each day will make? If you don’t like making calls for instance and you get through that barrier and start making calls, if you were to make one more call every day how many calls could you make before you reach your maximum? Personal trainers look for doing one more of something to find the maximum level achievable and then repetition of that level leads to better results and adopting this attitude to business will increase results and benefits for that business. Continue reading
Do you ever find yourself in a position when you want to get somewhere or you have something to do and because of things that are out of your control, you don’t believe you’re going to get things done as you want and you start to push panic buttons? What then happens is that you get more and more worked up, the panic increases and your blood pressure rises and you feel like your head is going to EXPLODE!!! Continue reading
When you have an online business and you’re promoting several links, you will need to know how effective your capture pages, adverts and other promotional links are. Link tracking is a very important resource to help you to find out where you get the best results and which the best advert you have out there is. When you know these results you can adjust those that are not working too well to get better results from them and widen the use of the most effective ones to obtain more from them. Continue reading