Why Your Business Website Doesn’t Bring You Customers

February 27, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Sales 

The simple fact is that the majority of websites do not bring additional revenue for businesses. That is not to say that they are useless. A professional website will at least reinforce the impression that a business is reputable and there to stay. To that end a business website is pretty much (read on...)

Are You Marketing Effectively for Your Service Business?

April 12, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Many service professionals in a variety of industries enjoy what they do. They have training and education and should be able to get high prices for their skills. Unfortunately they are typically not comfortable with selling because it seems contrary to many service professionals. Other service (read on...)

Keep Calm and Carry On

June 23, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Running a business is a funny thing. One minute, you can be swamped with work and the next you’re so quiet and you can’t see where the next penny is coming from. When you’re desperate for new business, it’s likely that you’ll do tons and tons of marketing. (read on...)

Double Your Business in the Next 30 Days

April 1, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

You can double your business in the next 30 days by simply calling all of your old customers. If you do not have many old customers then call everybody you know in the next 30 days. The first thing you want to do in the conversation is thank them for being your customer or friend. Then spend the (read on...)

Business Planning For the New Year

January 5, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

As the year winds down and our attention focuses on the holidays and family, I’ve found that this is also the ideal time to reflect on what has taken place and what we want our businesses to look like in the coming year. For many years I resisted actually committing my goals to paper. Part (read on...)