When is the right time to send a thank you gift?

After completing a project for a client, you may breathe a sigh of relief and quickly move on to the next client. Before you know it, it has been a month or more and you realize you never formally thanked the first client for their business. Oftentimes business owners throw up their hands and assume […]

How to Build Long Distance Business Relationships

I grew up 800 miles away from my grandparents. My husband grew up next door to his grandmother. The ways we grew our relationships with our grandparents were very different.   The way we do business today is very different, too. Years ago, all your business was done within your community. Now business is done […]

The Top 5 Elements to Mail that Gets Opened

Think about when you sort through your mail each day. You probably give priority to certain pieces of mail, automatically discard other pieces, and set some aside to open later. Here are things that will draw the recipient’s attention to your piece of mail and make them want to open it first: 3-Dimensional Different Size […]

Make your Mail Memorable – How to Use Snail Mail for a Bigger Impact

Every day when my husband comes home he asks if we got mail and where it is so he can go through it. Coming home and seeing what is in the mail is a natural part of most people’s routine. Typically, people take a lot of the mail and stick it straight into the trash […]

If you don’t remember them, they won’t remember you!

Just because you’re good at what you do, doesn’t mean you’ll get referrals. Many business owners know that the best way to grow their business is through referrals. They also know that the best source of referrals is from happy clients. They go about doing great work and making their customers happy. And then they […]

Who is on Your Most Wanted List?

Have you ever daydreamed about people you would LOVE to work for?  It may be someone you have heard speak or a guru you have learned from.  One way or another you know how fun it would be to have them as a client.  You can add them to your “Most Wanted Client” list. The […]

How to Get Noticed!

In order to get noticed by prospects or referral partners, you need to build a relationship with them.  Relationships are developed by multiple contacts, in multiple ways over time.  If you follow up once after meeting someone, you won’t develop a relationship.  It’s important to contact them in more than one way, because often, they […]

The Top 3 Most Important People in Your Business

For every business, there are three important people that you need to take care of. First are your clients.  They have invested in you and you are making money and paying your bills because of them. Second are referral partners. Those great partners who continually send people your way so that you keep getting more […]

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VIDEO: The Top 3 People in Your Business