1. Don't assume the sale.
Prospects are used to the traditional buyer-seller relationship. They assume you’ll pressure them. Therefore, they may decide not to tell you things that make them vulnerable to pressure. Until you’re sure you know the complete truth, you can never assume the sale is yours.
What’s your Unique Selling Point, what makes you different, why are your products or services better than your competitors? If you still think this way when you are putting campaigns together then you need to rethink your marketing.
Do you support a cause within your business? Having a cause within your business is not only good for the soul but is a powerful marketing tool. Your business does not have to be huge to make a difference to others. And we don’t just mean your clients and your stakeholders. If you have a passion or a cause that you follow, you can integrate it into your marketing and give it a voice.
Blogging is often seen by business owners as one of those “should do’s” that they just can’t seem to get round to. Does that sound like you?
Are you too busy? Does something more important (in)conveniently pop up just when you sit down to do it? Do you wonder who is going to read it? Do you wonder why you’re doing it?
I am often asked by other coaches & business "start-ups" What are my top tips to be successful as a business owner? Then earlier this week I was approached by a lady who was just starting out on her journey to help others as a life coach. She wanted to know what were my top five tips for a business start up as a life coach. I sent her an email response and thought to myself I get asked these questions a lot, so thought it might be useful if I was to share the email with you here.