The Fastest Path to Cash for a 6-Year-Old

Fall in America is back to school time. In those first few weeks of school the kids come home with FUNDRAISERS. Suddenly these young students become the sales force for their school. They may have cuteness or giving to a good cause on their side, but the competition is fierce. Every kid on the block […]

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 […]

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 […]

Baby Come Back! 3 Steps to Bringing Back Former Clients

It has happened to every business owner.  For one reason or another, a client stops working with you.  For a solo entrepreneur who has a relatively small client base, it can be painful.  One client can be a huge percentage of your business when you are a small business owner.  It may also feel a […]

It Takes MORE than Connection. It Takes FREQUENCY of Connection.

Have you ever met someone at a business or social event for the first time?  You connect with them well and by the end of the event you feel like you have made a good acquaintance.  That acquaintance has the potential to become a stronger connection for you.  What happens if the next time you […]

Thank-You Marketing: Get Real

          Guest Post by Kevin Donlin     Writing and mailing thank-you notes to your prospects and clients can help make your business 100% referral-driven. It’s done that for my business, in less than 3 years. In fact, I now refer to this simple, powerful concept as “Thank-You Marketing.” And yet, […]

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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