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Positive Thinking And Effective Marketing Go Hand in Hand

positive thinking helps effective marketingSuccessful sales and effective marketing needs persistence, continuous improvement and an expectation there will be a positive outcome. If you don’t believe in your success and approach every aspect of marketing with enthusiasm, creativity and a positive attitude, it would be like taking part in a yacht race with no wind to help you along. This means you have no momentum or direction, leaving your competition free to overtake you.

Attitude has a deceptive way of infiltrating everything we do. It can take us to great heights or drag us down to the depths of failure. It can energize us to do everything at the right time, or it can affect our motivation and cause us to sabotage all of the great plans we have made.

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Six Steps To Successful Selling – Step 3

Step 3 of 6 in selling successfullyHaving been through step 1, talking about building rapport, step 2, asking relevant questions, we venture into step 3 of the 6 steps to successful selling. In this step, it’s all about working with the prospect’s values. Having created the rapport and asked those questions, you should now know a lot about your prospect and their view of the world and some of their buying strategy. Now you need to move on to knowing what those values are.

To find out more about their “value system”, it’s a good idea to Continue reading

Being Persistent Is One Of The Key Characteristics Of A Successful Entrepreneur.

characteristice of a successful entrepreneurWhen looking at the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur, you really need to see how persistence is an important trait in their make up. Because things tend to go wrong that will, in many cases, cause someone to give up and go back to what they were doing previously or take on a simpler route for them. The persistence and will to succeed is what makes the entrepreneur different from the crowd. Continue reading

Don’t Think You’re Too Old To Find A Career You Love!

Too old to find a career you loveThere are many people I have spoken to who are over 40 and yet they think they are too old to change. With the educational resources available to people these days, it’s completely possible for YOU to find a career you love.

Take me – I spent 30 years as an electrician having worked with my father for most of those years. The thing was, I was never passionate about the job and when I took over the business, my heart was never in it and eventually the business failed. There is more of a story Continue reading

Self-employed? Do You Think Like an Entrepreneur?

Think like a marketerOne of the most important things for a self-employed person these days is to be able to think like an entrepreneur.

In order to BE a self-employed person it’s important that you start thinking like one. It’s all too easy to find yourself reverting to that nine-to-five mentality. The most important thing to remember is to make sure you complete each task you have set yourself through the day so that you can believe that you really are working towards your goal. Continue reading

You Can Have Successful Entrepreneurs Stories When Building Your Business On The Internet

Internet success StoriesYou can actually have your own successful entrepreneur stories if you can build your business online. The internet has completely changed the business world and has changed the whole concept of how to be successful in a home business.

Starting an online business has helped to provide the opportunity for many to give up the 9 to 5 world and live their dream lifestyle. There are those who have made this transition seem easy and yet others continue to struggle. Continue reading

Why Do So Many Home Based Businesses Fail?

Home Business failureWhy DO so many Home Based Businesses fail?

If you have your own home based business, you may or may not be aware that a large percentage of home based businesses fail within twelve months. For many it can be a lot sooner. You may realise that the average successful home based business entrepreneur makes more money than the average employee. How do the successful entrepreneurs do it and why are they in the minority? Continue reading