Small Business Tips: Eleven Secrets Revealed

 key secretsIs your small business falling into a dangerous trap?

Learn from those who have already made some costly mistakes so you don’t have to…

1. Lead with revenue, not expenses. Don’t spend before you earn. That also means not purchasing every shiny object.

— Hold your purchases accountable for what you planned for them. That means make use of the class or product you just bought!

— Hold your expenses accountable for producing promised results. Take action! Implement. It doesn’t work, unless you do the work.

2. Realize this is the new normal. Successful marketing today takes…

– Dedication, commitment, insight, authenticity and action.

3. Follow through and follow up. Any successful business person will tell you that their #1 source of business is repeats and referrals from past clients.

– If you don’t contact them consistently, regularly, they will forget about you and your solutions to their problems.

4. Live in the present. Make money with your business of the moment instead of focusing on what used to be or might be.

– Be present in the here and now.

– This is motivation – knowing what you are doing in the present moment and stay5. Know your market stats.

– How many visitors come to your site each month?

– How many emails are being opened, or links clicked?

– What are your clients talking about?

These are all essential pieces of information for strategic and tactical follow through.

6. Understand urgency. Be aware of your time, it’s money!

– Don’t take too long to act on responding to questions and comments.

– Call leads and prospects back immediately and communicate regularly with existing clients.

7. Think like a business owner. Being debt-free IS free.

– Know your business and personal overhead and make sure you have a business plan.

– Know how many clients you need to contact and close the sales to achieve your goals.

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8. Focus on new lead generation daily. Establish minimum standards for the number of contacts you will make per day.

  • Become a well-rounded lead generation machine.

— Will you make 20 calls a day?

— What is your plan to attract a larger list?

— How do you stay in contact?

— How will you earn sales from your relationship building with your client base?

9. Don’t be a phone-phobic. The answer to growing your business may be:

– “pick up the phone.”

– It takes a plan.

– It takes practice on a daily basis.

10. Write out your Passion and Vision. What are your plans/goals?

– What do you need to do to get your life’s dream business and lifestyle?

11. The bigger and better your email list is the more money you will earn!

  • I would like to invite you to our Open Forum List Building / Internet Marketing ~ including Affiliate questions answered ~ Tele-class at donnalward.com/listbuilding

Only you can make these secret tips work for you – they are only a secret, if they are hidden in your business.

Your Bonus Tip ==> Action breeds confidence and courage!

Donna Ward
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4 thoughts on “Small Business Tips: Eleven Secrets Revealed

  • October 6, 2013 at 8:05 am
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    All of these tips are perfect for any business owner and as I was going through them I also noticed that most of them even related to how I could run my blog and how I can get more reviews and giveaways with companies! Thanks for this list!

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    • October 7, 2013 at 5:09 am
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      Thank you, so much Ashley! So glad you stopped by and found this helpful. Hope to see you more often. 🙂

      Reply
  • November 25, 2015 at 11:54 am
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