Category Archives: 10 min Sales tips

Quick tips on how to land more clients

If you are working hard but wish you had more sales

If you are working hard and wish you had more sale, this post will give you some ideas to get started

If you are a “roll up my sleeves and I’m gonna get it done” freelancer or business owner, this post is for you.  You are smart enough to know that overnight successes are rare. You believe that starting and growing a business will take work.  Time. Resources. And you are not afraid to roll up […]

How to hack a Black Friday promo in hours

How to hack a Black Friday sale in hours

If you are struggling about how your business can participate in Black Friday, I’ve got some solutions in my video below. Even if you are a busy shop owner – like the pie company I mentioned – you can engage in the holiday spending season.  Why?  People are going to spend money this time of […]

The #1 reason why you must run a Black Friday promo

Don't worry about just sales for Black Friday. There is a bigger win that you can gain from offering a promotion.

I’m betting you have a list of reasons why you aren’t interested in promoting a Black Friday special. I can’t afford to discount my prices drastically. I don’t have a ton of inventory. I wouldn’t know where to start. I don’t have the business model that makes sense to run a Black Friday special. It’s […]

Black Friday: How to recover if didn’t get the results you wanted

Because a one day sale can't trump how much someone spends in a lifetime

Did you offer a Black Friday promotion and get less than lackluster results?  Perhaps it was your first time and you are totally disappointed that no one purchased.  Or you have tried Black Friday sales before but are still not seeing the numbers you want. Let’s take a deep dive.  After receiving way too many […]

What women really need to know about starting a business

No, it's not just the business plan that women entrepreneurs need

  Are you a female and want to start a business? Or grow your service based business to earn some serious cash flow?   I’m sure you’ve heard the buzz about the increasing number of women entrepreneurs. I’m happy when ANYONE starts a business. But I have a special place in my heart for any […]

Make it easy for people to buy your services. Do this

Stop confusing your prospects. Focus on only three services

Promote only three packages. I know.  I know.  There are 50 things that you want to sell.  And probably 100 things that you are good at providing. Don’t.  It’s too confusing. Share only three services when you talk to new prospects.  People get confused when you are offering too many options.  And they will move into […]

Want more sales? Start listening

If you find selling hard, let me offer a suggestion which could make it easier: Stop talking Start listening Yes, stop telling people what you do.  Don’t tell them your title.  Or what your service offers.  Or how many different colors, sizes, bells, and whistles your product comes with.  And definitely don’t use industry terms […]

Get out of your head and sell!

Starting a business is a funny thing.  You start out with one idea and before you know it…it’s blossomed into a multi-national $40 million company with 10,000 employees.  You are making moves and raking in the dough. Why?  Because you have no shortage of good ideas. And ideas are great. But the big difference for […]