current client retention vs new client acquisition

Current Client Retention vs New Client Acquisition

Posted Posted in Building Better Customer and Business Relationships, Business Growth & Development, Follow Up Strategies

Plumbers, HVAC and other business owners, I have a question for you. As the end of the year draws near, it’s time to look at our budgets for our businesses in the coming year. What percentage of your marketing is earmarked for current client retention vs new client acquisition? Over at the SBA, Small Business Administration, it […]

separating pinterest personal & business accounts

Separating Pinterest Personal and Business accounts using Buffer

Posted Posted in Business Growth & Development

Lately, every time I’m on my Pinterest Account I am bothered.  For awhile now, viewing my Pinterest account has made me feel dissatisfied with the large percentage of personal pins and boards on my account. Which has made me wonder, ‘Is it worth separating Pinterest personal and business accounts, pins & boards?’ How can I effectively […]

renew and refresh

5 Minutes to Renew and Refresh

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in Business Growth & Development, Health & Wellness, Personal Development

When was the last time you did something for yourself? Do you block out the time in your busy schedule, to renew and refresh yourself? ‘In the past, I’ve attended those ‘pep rally’ type of events. They are great! Except that high last as long as, the drive home in horrible traffic’, says my friend Carolyn […]

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Are your business consultants smarter than a 5th grader?

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in Business Growth & Development, Goals - business, Personal Development

Every new and established entrepreneur should have 3 types of business consultants that they seek advice with. Surrounding yourself with people that are smarter than you has numerous advantages. The first time I heard that, I was puzzled and definitely didn’t understand. Why is it to my advantage to surround myself with people that are smarter […]

establishing communication strategies for your business

Mr. Invisible Man? Establishing Communication Strategies for your Business

Posted Posted in Building Better Customer and Business Relationships, Business Growth & Development, Marketing

When was the last time you tried to get in touch with someone? But were unable to locate them because their information was nowhere to be found and/or you couldn’t remember their name. As a business owner are you establishing communication strategies that easily connect your prospects and customers to your business? Jeesh it’s HOT […]

2nd quarter traffic and income report

Traffic and Income Report 2nd Quarter 2015

Posted Posted in Blogging, Business Growth & Development, Platforms - Website, Mobile, Social media

It’s review time again. My 2nd quarter traffic and income report looks at what I did, what needs to be tweaked, what I can keep and what new projects I want to take on. The last traffic income report was compiled and written the first of May 2015. photo credit: Photographer: Oran Viriyincy; via photopin(license); […]

12 Signs you’re not in Committed to Customer Relationship

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in Building Better Customer and Business Relationships, Business Growth & Development, Follow Up Strategies, Goals - business, The List

  Are you committed to your customers? Customer relationships often come at a price. Finding the right balance between customer relationship and building your business can become a struggle. Here are 12 flags indicating that you should re-evaluate your customer relationship experience.   1. SELL, SELL, SELL! – It is all about the sale.  Salesmen, […]