I’m absolutely stunned each time I walk outside at the continuing fall beauty. I have a few extra advantages here that may not be available to everyone. First, I have a dog, whom I prefer to walk instead of just let her loose in the yard (which she also gets to enjoy). So I’m outside by her necessity more often than the non-dog-walking population. (I will skip […]
Summer has arrived in wine country (at last) leaving a trail of beauty everywhere. While it makes it tough to stay in the office, the garden provides excellent reminders of the elements to make your business special — to you and to your customers.
Some business opportunities come with only a brief open window. Don’t fail to see it! Perhaps it’s a chance […]
The economic downturn has not exactly been the easiest thing in the world from which to rebound.
Some of us have businesses that have continued to chug along nicely in these challenging times. Many of us have scrambled to revamp our businesses, in search of new markets when our old ones up and vanished.
If you’re still wondering, ‘What happened?’ or ‘Where do I find new leads and sales?’ […]
Isn’t that always the challenge? Keeping the pipeline chock full of eager clients just dying to buy your stuff?
Who are these fabulous clients who think you’re the best thing since sliced bread? How much do you know about your ideal clients? If your pipeline isn’t exactly bursting with these wonderful clients (or the steady flow is down to a trickle), perhaps the fish have moved to […]
Indeed, Sally Field had the right idea. The Oscar voters did “really, really like” her. And her award for Best Actress likely brought in more scripts and more jobs for her.
Put your best foot forward, per se, when greeting visitors.
The first step to closing the sale often has to do with being liked by prospective customers. After all, you are your own best marketing tool. If your business relies heavily upon referrals and upon meeting […]