When your clients are happy, they stick around. Studies show that having long term clients helps you build a trusting relationship which makes it easier to ask your clients for referrals and testimonials. A key ingredient to keeping your clients happy is through personalized marketing. And, in order for personalized marketing to be successful, you must first know your customer
Throughout history this quote or some version of it, has been used by many. Could this truly be the real secret to success? I certainly do not have the answer to that, but I know that I never feel like I’m working, and I love what I do! I sometimes feel guilty, wondering, am I working hard enough? I feel too good, too happy. I no longer have that toxic stress that plagued me so much in the Corporate world. And for that, I am truly thankful!
Does this sound familiar: It’s 5 o’clock, you’ve been at your desk for eight hours, but nothing has been crossed off your task list? It’s so easy to let your mind get preoccupied and lose track of your goals. And the world is more full of distractions than ever before, and they are all at our fingertips – social networking, computer games, television, mobile devices, Tik Tok! Even if you don’t give in to those distractions, there are life distractions – kids, household chores, errands… How do you stay focused on success?
Timewasters almost seem as if they’re utterly uncontrollable because they come from outside sources. They can be family, friends, colleagues, and bosses, and others, causing the issue for you. Identify these issues for yourself. Once you realize what’s happening, start setting boundaries, or find a way to work around the person or thing that’s distracting you.
Improve Focus and Productivty for Better Time Management Part III of the Time Management Series Improving your focus and productivity so that you can manage your time better is within your grasp. It’s all about knowing how to set goals, create well thought out to-do lists, and then implement the actionable schedule you create. With …
Many small business owners think that if their business is a home business or a small business that they don’t need a real business plan. After all, they think I am not going to get a business loan, so why do I need to do all that planning? For starters, if you want to succeed, and you want it to be repeatable, and you want to avoid the potential for burnout, you must develop a business plan. A business plan will help you structure, run, and grow your business realistically and sustainably. And guess what? Creating a business plan isn’t even hard to do. Let’s learn how to make a one-page business plan for your home or small business right now.
Could You Be A Workaholic? I always knew I was a workaholic. Both my parents are Type-A personalities and I suspect, workaholics, so I come by it honestly. Today is National Workaholics day, so I thought I would dig into the phenomenon a little more, and was surprised to see it is a treatable condition! …
Every business must figure out how they plan to keep track of income and expenses and set up benchmarks for planning purposes. The poster child for automation is business finances. Think about it, most of your business finance tasks are recurring and rarely change, making it perfect for automation!