Chocolate Client Appreciation Gifts for a Diabetic?

Client appreciation gifts are important to me so I try to recognize each of my clients. I had a new client come to me by referral. The project was a great fit and then the deadline sped up. We finalized everything Friday and I needed to have it done by noon on Monday. I knew […]

The Importance of Customer Loyalty in your Business

Loyal clients can be a great ego boost for a business owner. You know the ones. They tell you how brilliant you are. They admire your work. They tell everyone how awesome you are. It makes you feel good, doesn’t it? Everyone needs cheerleaders in their lives, but solo-preneurs especially need those kinds of advocates […]

5 Tips to Help You Earn Client Loyalty

Loyal clients can’t be swayed by coupons or special offers to try the competition. They are willing to pay more for your service and are happy to tell their friends about you. It is more enjoyable to work with people who adore you and the work you do. Follow these 5 tips to increase client […]

A Plan that will Protect Your Most Important Business Assets Better than Insurance

You have insurance to cover your health, home, vehicles, belongings, and business. The insurance protects you against loss from unexpected problems. You probably wouldn’t dream of being without it. You may never use it, but you realize how important it is. While you still need insurance to cover property and liability, showing appreciation in your […]

10 Ways Appreciation Marketing Will Help You Get More Business

It is human nature to want to be recognized and appreciated. When you recognize and appreciate people in business, it makes you stand out. So often, when a consumer spends their money, it is simply a transaction. Taking the time to let them know you appreciate them and their choice to spend their money with […]

Taking Off the Invisibility Cloak: How to Make Your Tribe Feel Noticed by You

If you know anything about the Harry Potter series, you probably remember that he had in his possession an invisibility cloak. This was very convenient when he wanted to be somewhere without being seen. He could sneak and snoop and listen in without others knowing he was there. Harry struggled with just wanting to fit […]

Who was the last person to send you a thank you note?

For the past couple years, I have been a speaker gift sponsor for my local networking group. Each month I pick out a special gift that is a reflection of the speaker, their business, or their message. I love to do it. It is a great opportunity for me to showcase my talents and my […]

Too Busy? Try These Tips To Streamline Your Client Retention

Every business owner I have ever talked to has a deep appreciation for their clients.  A lot of them also have guilt.  One recently told me that she, “constantly feels like a criminal” because appreciating her clients gets put last on her list.  She does great work, but like all of us, she is juggling […]

3 Ways to Gain Client Loyalty

Client loyalty is incredibly valuable to a business.  After all, loyal clients can’t be persuaded to try the competition.  They are your biggest cheerleaders – telling everyone they can about your products and services. All of this results in more income for your business.   In our house, we are loyal BYU fans.  Everyone owns […]

Be a Sleuth, Not a Sloth

When you are given the task of picking out the perfect gift, it can seem a little daunting.  It may be for a client or colleague that you don’t know well.  It may be for a relative that you know too well and have long since run out of ideas. When thinking of a gift […]