Three Quick Fixes To Avoid Typos and Grammar Errors in Your Copy (Video)

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I don’t know about you, but I get really embarrassed when I discover typos or grammar errors in my posts or in emails I send out. No matter how many times I give them a good proofing, it seems some errors just slip through. I see it all over the web too. I’m not stupid and neither are the small business sites I visit, but typos and grammar errors can sure make you look that way. And they can be expensive. My very first print booklet had a whopper of an error in it. I tell you … [Read more...]

Grow Your Social Network With Live Events (Video)

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It’s easy to get stuck inside your office (home?) if your business is mostly focused online. You get so wrapped up in getting stuff done, connecting on social network sites, and supporting your customers that the thought of doing one more thing doesn’t even appeal to you. But I urge you to do what you can to take your social networking offline by attending at least one live event a year. Lots of those people you are connected to online do that. And you can make your connection even … [Read more...]

Use Your “Inside Voice” When Chatting In Public (Video)

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Did your Mom ever tell you to use your “inside voice” when you were a kid? Mine did. And it’s a lesson that’s served me well in business. I have a pretty loud voice. And when I’m talking with someone one-on-one, I forget there might be other people around. This can be a disaster if you are discussing a client or a project in a public place. Been there, done that. And I don’t ever want to be there again, so I always make sure I take my inside voice with me when discussing … [Read more...]

How To Get More Email Subscribers (Video)

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So you know you must have an email list to help you build relationships with your prospects and customers. It is so critically important in this day and age. But what’s hard for so many small businesses is to get people to actually sign up. But it’s not impossible. You need to be creative and use every opportunity available. Take a quick two minutes to watch this video and learn 10 easy ways to get more people on your email list today. If you can’t see the video, click … [Read more...]

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Online Store (Video)

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It’s really exciting to get an online store up and running after long hours of hard work. Then you can just sit back and watch the sales roll in… Right? Unless you’re one of the very lucky few, then the answer is… Nope. There’s just as much, if not more work to be done once you get your online store up and running. It doesn’t matter whether you sell physical products or digital products. There’s still plenty of work you need to do. I don’t want you to struggle … [Read more...]

Kick Overwhelm To The Curb In Your Small Business (Video)

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Overwhelm. Some days it will just take your breath away. So much to do with (what seems like) so little time. Getting stuck in overwhelm can freeze you into inaction. But that only makes the problem worse. The secret is to get that momentum going, so you can bust out of the overwhelm that’s holding you back. Take a quick two minutes to watch this video and get back to action in your business today. If you can’t see the video, click here to watch on YouTube ==>> How … [Read more...]

Don’t Procrastinate Your Way To Business Failure (Video)

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Okay I have a confession. I’m a procrastinator. Yes, it’s sad but true. Now I’ll agree that not all procrastination is a bad thing. Sometimes issues will take care of themselves if we just ignore them. But that’s the exception, not the norm. It wastes your time and steals money from your business. So take a quick two minutes to watch this video now. (Yes, now — don’t procrastinate about it.)  If you can’t see the video, click here to watch on YouTube ==>> … [Read more...]

Get Unstuck By Taking Consistent Action (Video)

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Are you stuck? We’ve all been there. I’ve been there more times than I’d like to count over the years. And there’s only one surefire way to change that. Take action. Yep. And this video is proof positive of that. Take a quick two minutes to watch this video and get motivated to move past unstuck in your business. If you can’t see the video, click here to watch on YouTube ==>> One Step At a Time Means Big Progress In Your Business What’s holding you back? … [Read more...]

Customer Experience Feedback Is Priceless Gold For Your Business (Video)

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Do your customers bother to give you feedback on your business process? If not, you need to start asking. As small business owners, we get stuck in the sameness of our company and often don’t notice when something is a bit off kilter. But you can bet your customers will notice. And they’ll either tell you or keep quiet, and walk away. Ugh! The customer experience is critical to your business sustainability. Take a quick two minutes to watch this video and learn how you can put … [Read more...]

It’s A Big Mistake To Outsource Sales (Video)

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You know — I get it. You didn’t want to grow up to be a salesperson. After all, those people are sleazy, “car salesman” types who are just after your money. Right? No way! And there are plenty of right ways to do that. The worst thing you can do is outsource sales to someone else. Take a quick three minutes to watch this video and learn why this would be a huge mistake. If you can’t see the video, click here to watch on YouTube ==>> Don’t Outsource Sales In … [Read more...]

How To Train Employees (and Save Money Too!) (Video)

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It’s easy to skimp on spending time and money to train people to help out in your business. You’re too busy. You don’t want to spend the money. It’s easier to do things yourself. Name your excuse here… But there will come a point in time when your business can’t grow unless you get some type of help. And those people will need to know how to do things in your business. You could let them “wing it” but that’s a scary proposition. And a fast path to losing a ton of money in your … [Read more...]

Four Key Questions For Small Business Planning (Video)

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Planning for your next year in business is one of the best things you can do to ensure profitability. Most small business owners wait until the end of the year to do a quick assessment, but that’s a mistake. And you should definitely not wait until December to get started. That’s way too late. At the very least, your planning should begin in October if you are on a calendar schedule or three months before your yearend if you are using a “business birthday” schedule. But the real … [Read more...]