business networking techinques

Business Networking Techniques 10 Do’s & Don’ts

Posted Posted in Business Growth & Development, Follow Up Strategies

  The following is a transcript (with modifications) of a radio interview, based on my upcoming workshop on ‘Business Networking Techniques’ 10 do’s & don’ts for an effective method of gaining both potential clients and strategic partners. My hostess is my good friend, Tammie Polk, The Virtuous Business Women. To listen to replay click here. The […]

creating your first product

Creating Your First Product – Lessons I Learned

Posted Posted in Business Growth & Development, Event Marketing, Marketing

We are excited to announce a new product/service for those readers in the Greater Memphis Area. Nevertheless, this article is for anyone trying to create a product.  It has been an interesting journey. Looking back I see several lessons I learned in creating my 1st product, which should help you in creating your first product. […]

grow your community and network

5 Minutes to Grow Your Community and Network

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

Happy New Year! What are your plans this year to grow your community and network, both locally and online? In November 2015, I was the Featured Article on a new-to-me community, Alignable. Check it out and let me know what you think of my article. Alignable is a B2B, ‘Business to Business’ community. It uniquely […]

winning business media kit

Ingredients for a Winning Business Media Kit

Posted Posted in Business Growth & Development, How-to guides, Marketing

Recently I explored; ‘Do I need a business media kit.’ Part one established, that defining the nature of my business media kit was my first priority. Once I determined my focus than I could drill down to what components were essential for that business kit. Therefore, I began building this useful marketing tool by finding the best ingredients […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

business financial check up

It’s time for your Annual Business Financial Check Up!

Posted 1 CommentPosted in Business Growth & Development, Follow Up Strategies, Goals - business, Miscellaneous

One thing for sure that will make any business owner’s blood pressure rise is to look over at the huge pile of paperwork that hasn’t been touched all year at TAX TIME! Unfortunately this scenario is so common among entrepreneurs, and each year business owners vow to do better with their business financial check up…but […]