My Blog

18th February 2010

Giving it away! – Delegation

People use many excuses for not delegating. Their reasons are usually unfounded. You'll get more done through delegation if you assume the opposite of the following statements is true:
16th February 2010

Ask yourself how to create a Vision Statement

Create a great vision statement -The easiest way to write a vision statement is to ask questions. You can use some of these and make up your own.
3rd February 2010

FREE SAT-NAV for business owners….

Do you know where you are going in your business for 2010? * Do you know where you will end up at the end of 2010? * Do you have some destinations planned? * Do you know how to set some realistic goals for your business? * How are you planning to take advantage of the recession recovery in 2010? * After all, if you don’t know where you are going how will you know if you have got there!
27th January 2010

How to sell a service

How important is it that your services are easy to sell? Wouldn't it be even better if they were easy to buy? Why is selling a service so different from selling a product? In some ways, the principles should be the same. The objective is to get the prospect to agree that the way to solve their problem is to use your product or service.
13th January 2010

Marketing Myths that DON'T work

Myth 1 - People Always Buy Where They Get the Cheapest Price: Just look at how popular expensive German cars are. If this was true we all be driving the cheapest cars available and only businesses that charge cheap prices would exist.
11th January 2010

10 tips to help you manage your most valuable asset – Time!

1) Realize that time management is a myth. No matter how organized we are, there are always only 24 hours in a day. Time doesn't change. All we can actually manage is ourselves and what we do with the time that we have.
4th January 2010

Checklist to design a great advert….

Are you planning to do some advertising this year? Then here are a few questions you should ask yourself to ensure you get the very best advert working for you.....
18th December 2009

5 Habits That Might Help You To Change Your Life.

New Year always brings new hope, new ideas and aspirations. We all set resolutions to change our habits. It could be weight loss, smoking, exercise, charity, work ethic.... Sadly over 90% of us fail to achieve our best intended ideas – So here are just a few tips and habits that might help you create some other habits that will help you not just in the New Year – but all year.
14th December 2009

Power up your Presentation Skills – 10 Tips for Better Presenting

Do you fear speaking in public? I have delivered over 100 professional seminars and workshops in different countries. Public speaking can be a challenge and is often a very stressful thing to do. by following these simple tips not only will you become a better presenter but you should enjoy it more too. Presenting in front of an audience is not every one's cup of tea but with the correct advice, guidelines and practice it can be enjoyable for both the presenter and the audience. Preparation is everything and it is essential that you know your subject matter. The more prepared you are, the more confident you will feel which makes for a better presentation.
13th December 2009

Quick Cash Flow Tips

Quick Cash Flows 01. Test & Measuring System - for everything 02. Improve Conversion, Use Phone Scripts – Incoming and Sales 03. Put Prices Up 04. Add on Sale – Cross sell & Up sell
11th December 2009

A feature about demonstrating the benefit!

Features and Benefits Commonly accepted marketing wisdom suggests that customers like benefits. They don’t give a damn about features. A classic Marketing 101 exercise suggests that you take a piece of paper, and on the left side, write down a list of your product or service’s features. On the right side, list the corresponding benefit(s).
10th December 2009

The secret to selling – My 7 top tips

Every business is selling something, a product and/or a service, but very few are actually trained in the art of selling. Here are seven keys to selling to help you on the track to greater business success:
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