Build a Community Around Your Business

Build a Community Around Your Business

A business is much more than a tagline or a design scheme. It’s a vibrant community that’s flexible and meets the needs of its advocates. If you’re trying to build a viable business, the best thing you can do is to create a community around it.

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6 Tips to Build Your Local Network

6 Tips to Build Your Local Network

Networking is one of the keys to creating new business opportunities and getting new clients. But, if you’re just starting your own business, you’ve recently moved or you‘ve been putting it off, you might not be sure where to start to build an active network.

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Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning

If you are not investing in personal lifelong learning, you may be limiting your true potential. Personal development affects your entire life, not just your work life or your personal life.

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Publicity is Critical

Publicity is Critical

Many entrepreneurs think that publicity is something that only a designated publicity agent can do. But you’re a much better person to publicize your own business; in fact, you’re the best person for the job because you know your business inside out.

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5 Tips for the Networking Introvert

5 Tips for the Networking Introvert

Being an introvert and shy might seem like a bad combo for a business owner. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. If you can get past your shyness to be able to network with people, then you’re really unstoppable in business.

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The Benefits of Routine

The Benefits of Routine

Too much to do with too little time? You’re not alone! Our lives and schedules have become packed with activities and to-do lists. The key to staying on track is creating a routine.

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Discover Your Why

Discover Your Why

What your company is and what it stands for is as important to your business as the products or services you sell. It is in knowing why you are doing business that you set about laying the foundation for your success.

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The “Selling” Mindset

The “Selling” Mindset

A major challenge that all small businesses and solo entrepreneurs face is how to turn prospects into paying clients. Many small business owners aren’t adept or don’t feel confident “selling,” so this can present a major hurdle.

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Send Thank You Cards!

Send Thank You Cards!

Every time you receive a referral from a anyone, it’s important to follow-up with the person that sent you the referral and say thank you. People want to know that you appreciate them.

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What is Your Brand?

What is Your Brand?

Even before the concept of “self-branding” was something that people talked about, everyone had one. A brand is your reputation. A brand is what you’re known for; it’s what people can expect from you, and what others can learn from you.

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Where to Network

Where to Network

I’m sure you’ve heard of networking groups or leads groups where business people get together on a regular basis to pass referrals to each other. These can be an amazing source of referrals and a great way to build relationships with other business people. Knowing how to do it the right way is the key to your success.

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