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How to Create Services That Sell Right Now

Sep 23, 2020

Generating sales is usually the driving force for many businesses. However, as markets change, your ability to provide and sell relevant products and services to your niche market becomes a constant struggle.

During this pandemic, this statement holds true...and maybe more than ever before. This is simply because people are more cautious about how they spend their money. Especially in the world where economies have been hit and incomes have been affected. Buyers are only focusing on the essentials of life.

With this change, I understand if the main concern on your mind right now is how to create services that sell right now. And if you are an established business struggling to get sales or you are getting sales, but you are considering scaling your business through online offers, this is for you. This information will also help you if you are a new business trying to determine their first service and trying to get an offer on the market that will sell right now.


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Key Areas To Reset and Refocus Your Business This Fall – Part 2

Sep 15, 2020

As we approach the end of the year many businesses aim to refocus in order to make their end of year goals. In our last article, I spoke about refocusing your business by resetting aspects such as your offer, your marketing, and lead generation systems as well as your internal systems. If you haven't read that, 6 Key Areas to Reset and Refocus Your Business This Fall, Part 1 head on over for full details before I go over the remaining tips.


These reaming tips will be looking more at you, the business owner. Now you may be wondering why we need to have a look at you. The answer is simple. You and other aspects of your life ultimately affect your business; therefore, it is equally important to analyze those as well. As the owner of the business, your mind, your connections, and your home and office life are key components to your success.


Refocus Your Mind

Without the right mindset, you won't be able to achieve your goals. According to Tony Robbins, your business...

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4 Pitches To Land Your Dream Business Affiliates

Jul 20, 2020
“The fastest way to grow your business is to borrow someone else’s audience.”  Kathy Haan
This has to be one of my favorite business quotes of all time. Because it is so very true. And this is why I recommend starting a business affiliate partnership with another brand. 
But gaining affiliate partnerships is not easy, especially if you are trying to win a partnership with an industry leader. But don’t despair. You can definitely win your dream business affiliates if you take the right action. 
With these proven pitches shared here,  you will know how to pitch to your potential business affiliate partners effectively in order to win that much-desired partnership.

Where To Start? 

To ensure that your partnership is a mutually beneficial one, you need to find the right partner. If you have not already done so and you are not sure where to begin, you can read our previous blog post on how to find the right...
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4 Steps To Land Any Business Affiliate Partnership You Want

Jul 13, 2020

Tapping into someone else’s audience and developing affiliate partnerships is a great way to gain exposure for your services. Although this business model can be utilized by anyone, it is ideal for those just launching their business. This model will also work for those who have a new product to promote or those who are entering a new market.

If this piques your interest and seems like a viable option for growth (because it is), then begin by answering the following questions:

  • How do I get the business I want to work with to promote my services?
  • How can I find businesses to network with to get my business off the ground?

Maybe this strategy has been on your radar, but you are yet to land your first business partner or would like to increase your success rate. I am sharing the step-by-step process on how to land any business affiliate partnership you want.

These are the same proven strategies I’ve been teaching since 2008 which landed me partnerships with...

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How To Keep Your Business Moving During COVID-19 (Corona) and Tools To Work From Home

Mar 16, 2020

COVID-19 (Corona) is threatening America and our friends across the world. It's starting to wreak havoc on supply chains, travel and food stores.... and this can be scary. But let's look for the opportunities in the chaos, and business growth in the trials.


You may be feeling a little unsure and uneasy as to how to navigate all of this. Rightfully so. Maybe you're questioning how to grow at a time like this, if growth is even possible, or how to simply continue with your current momentum. 


And as a business owner, you may be forced to operate a bit differently, but all of this has the potential to lead to a bigger bottom line.


You could actually be forced to tap into some big-time scaling opportunities, even if you have been reluctant to previously or simply hadn't planned to under these certain circumstances.


Incorporate New Tactics in Your Local Business

So how exactly do you continue with business as usual if you own a local business that...

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