We were extremely lucky to chat with Lorraine Dallmeier about her journey into entrepreneurship and her six steps to building an online empire without using paid ads.
An award-winning CEO of formula Botanica, the organic cosmetic formulation, and business school, which has trained over 13,000 organic cosmetic formulators and ND beauty entrepreneurs in 177 countries.
She was voted the most influential person in natural beauty for 2020 and was awarded the digital achiever of the year for the cosmetics industry by Google.
Lorraine, can you give everybody an introduction, share who you are, how you started out, and explain this amazing online empire that you have built?
I'm Lorraine. I run formula Botanica, I'm a biologist, I'm a chartered environmentalist and I am on a mission to teach the world to formulate.
I run formula Botanica, the online organic cosmetic formulation school, training people how to make their own natural skincare and haircare using botanical ingredients.
Have you been thinking about planning your own team retreat for your online business but are wondering how to not only make it fun but also beneficial to your business?
Here are my top three tips for planning your next team retreat.
I'm a big advocate of creating opportunities for my global team to come together; the ideas that we produce, the energy we create, and, frankly, the love, respect, and admiration we show for each other are just amazing!
So here are the steps that I think can help you to make the time that you've invested in spending together even more productive and frankly so much more fun than you ever imagined.
These are working retreats and so as a leader, it's important to set the primary aims and objectives;
If you schedule for a five-day retreat, those five days are going to fly by in what feels like five hours so...
A signature offer or program is a process that you create from your intellectual property that gives your clients transformational results. That offer also allows you to establish yourself as an expert in your space. It is important to note that no matter where you are in your business, your company needs a signature offer as it will propel your business in your market and in your niche.
In order to gain the desired results from your signature offer, you need to ensure you are creating a true signature offer. In order to do that you need to know what a signature offer is and what it is not.
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, 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.
Without the right mindset, you won't be able to achieve your goals. According to Tony Robbins, your business...
An important aspect of any company operation is its marketing efforts. Companies market themselves in order to build brand awareness and turn leads into customers. But in most cases, these leads may not become customers right away, and they may need more time to get to know your brand and what you have to offer.
This is where a digital marketing funnel will be essential to your company. A marketing funnel is a great way to improve your sales as it will allow you to build some sort of relationship with your customers.
A marketing funnel is a series of online pages and actions that bring new users into your site so that you can capture their information and build a relationship with them for future sales.
A marketing funnel should not be confused with a sales funnel. Even though the structures of both tools are the same, the end results of each are what makes them fundamentally different. A marketing funnel is used to generate leads for future sales and a sales funnel is used as a...
LinkedIn is an amazing, untapped platform that businesses can use to market their product. Like other social media platforms you can run ads on LinkedIn. As with other networks you need to determine if the chosen platform is able to reach your audience in order to make an educated and informed decision as to move forward with LinkedIn ads as a strategic, marketing move your business.
Your business niche will determine if running LinkedIn ads is right for your business. There are three categories of companies that are a great fit for LinkedIn ads:
So maybe you are finding yourself in a place where your company is ready to scale, and you’ve reached capacity.
This a great opportunity for you to continue to reach your established customers AND gain more customers by launching group group coaching services.
When talking about group coaching, it's important to differentiate. This is actually for those of you who want to host a group where each individual in the group has their own story and their own track.
Your clients still all have similar goals, and you still have to outline expectations for any group you launch, but each person is creating their own reality out of the instruction that you are giving.
And I LOVE this topic because my favorite thing to do is to connect with people live in a group.
There's so much fire and passion that goes into this type of coaching session. And people start talking and inspiring each other. It is one of the best ways to coach people.
Small businesses are searching for help, and due to our new coronavirus economy, the world has seen an entire shift.
People are noticing all the online opportunities and they are vast. Pivoting to offer online services now is strategic and smart.
I’ve been consulting entrepreneurs, small businesses and corporations to create and launch digital online services for over 12 years, and I want you to understand that online services are not default or second best.
They’re a smart way to grow your business, reach more people, grow your profit, and expand your company’s capacity.
This article is meant to do the following:
1. Open your eyes and open the doors to your online business opportunities
2. Help you choose how you’ll offer services online
3. Give you the steps to get started
There are so many options to serve your clients online, but the choices can be overwhelming and it’s hard to know where to start.
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