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Blog_Use Storytelling to Build a Community of Followers and Grow Your Business 05-22-19

Use Storytelling to Build a Community of Followers and Grow Your Business.

It’s story time. Storytelling is an essential part of human communication and is also powerful marketing tool that many businesses have yet to tap into. It sways shoppers by increasing brand awareness and attracting new customers. The story you tell shapes how customers remember your company.   Creating a unique brand story on social media…

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Three Steps to Take When You Suspect Your Business is Losing Money.

It’s an awful feeling when you think your business may be losing money. Money leaks in your business are never good. Sometimes we know without a doubt that money is leaking from somewhere but other times the leak is more subtle, and we simply suspect that we’re not holding on to as much of the…

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Four Key Things to Leverage in Your Business.

What does leverage mean and what does that look like in business? If you’re a service provider, as a new business owner, you are often trading time for dollars. Eventually, you run into a problem – no more time to trade. That’s when it’s time to think about leverage. But what does leverage mean and…

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5 Ways to Show Client Appreciation.

As a business owner… it’s important to remember that you are in a relationship with your clients and customers and it’s important to remind them that you are grateful for their business. Making client appreciation a regular part of your customer service will not only increase their loyalty but also will help when it comes…

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Step Out of Your Comfort Zone – Seize the Opportunity

Comfort zone… is a situation in which you feel comfortable and in which your ability and determination are not being tested. When you’re in the comfort zone, you’re subconsciously looking for ways to stay in it. Comfort does not equal success. That’s because comfort can easily lead to complacency, and complacency most definitely does NOT…

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MIND BLOWN – Able to Strive in the Midst of Adversity.

Living in the real world… and having to endure all that life throws your way can be a daunting task for sure. Most of us can agree that in a perfect world we would welcome all things that make us happy and none of the things that make us feel unpleasant emotions, for example: sadness,…

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Does Your Company Have A Customer Service System?

Are your customers 100% satisfied? Do they share how excited they are to work with you and how thrilled they are with every interaction they have with you? Or is there some room to improve? A little room to improve? Or, maybe a lot of room for improvement? Maybe your customer service is average to…

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What Exactly Is a Sales Funnel Anyway?

Lets start here. For a business owner, a sales funnel is probably the most important marketing tool you have. And yet many entrepreneurs – both new and established – have no clear understanding of what a funnel is or how it works. As you can imagine, failing to fully understand this critical part of your…

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The Art of Clearing the Desk Pile Using a Tickler File.

All the papers and list and to do’s! How many times each day do you spend writing yourself notes on pieces of paper and post-it notes, to remind yourself about a task you must do? This action would be ideal if only you did not continue to miss doing the things you made a note…

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The biggest mistakes you can make in your business, Vol. 6-10

Last week I wrote about 5 Big Mistakes that business owners make (as well as the solutions for improvement) when running a business. To read that article, click here. Today, that list grows with mistakes 6-10. I’ve made them all (sometimes still do) and most other business people do to, which is why they are…

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