Last night on a group call I was asked by the event host how I was able to create an event and fill a room when this was not something I did all the time for a living. I told her I felt it came down to three key things:
1. Set the date
Don’t let the vision . . . → Read More: Choosing to Grow
I’ve heard that this shopping season in Canada consumers have spent an average of $100 per family more than over the 2011 Christmas shopping season. Is your business one of the businesses that is benefiting from increased spending? If not then ask yourself what you have done to improve sales this year. In fact I want . . . → Read More: Have You Done Enough? Ideas to Increase Your Sales
Being unique is one of the key’s behind every successful person and business. You have to have something that is slightly different than your competitors or your customers have no reason to return to you.
Here are two stories I found recently on Alltop that SCREAMed unique.
A surprise every time with the Biblio-Mat – no other used . . . → Read More: Don’t Be Afraid to Try Something Different
Labour Day weekend represents another time during the year where a lot of change takes place. What is changing in your life right now? How is that affecting your business? What change have you invited or planned for? What change is happening because of an outside source?
Take inventory of the things that are changing in your . . . → Read More: Is Something Changing?
The Prosperity Pyramid: Creating New Products that Attract More Clients without Working More Hours.
There are only three ways to make more money in your business:
Work more hours
Leverage your time
No one want so work more hours so today I focused on two specific things you can do to charge more and two things to leverage your . . . → Read More: Prosperity Pyramid Presentation at the Barrie Chamber
If you were to bump into a friend and after chatting for a bit they were to ask you, “how can I help you?” do you know exactly how you would answer? Most of us don’t. Now what if you met a business owner that may see your potential clients and they were to ask you, . . . → Read More: What is Your Ask? Know How to Get What You Need
Well, I say ‘the small things, matter’, although what I’m going to tell you about may be physically small, it represents a huge effort on Starbucks part to make their clients feel special.
If you are a fan of Starbucks coffee and their location culture, then you already know that it is worthwhile grabbing a Starbucks card . . . → Read More: Make Your Clients Feel Special: The Small Things Matter
It used to be that you could put up a website and basically allow it to be a static page you could use to just hand out information to people you met. It has not been like that for some years now. Your website is like your business’s store window. If you never change the window . . . → Read More: How Fresh Does It Have To Be?
One way to create trust in your business relationships is to help someone. You don’t have to be face-to-face with them or even in their community. If you have ever shared something online to help someone sell tickets, raise money, or get a job then you are doing this.
This is so important when you are using . . . → Read More: Helping Hand: Building Trust for Business Online