Blog Archive: Business Building

Get Less Stressed

As an entrepreneur, your days are packed from morning ‘til night with important activity. You’re developing new materials, courting new clients, supervising a website makeover, emailing vendors and clients, creating your marketing strategy, maintaining files, keeping track of expenses… And what about making time for friends and family? Working for yourself is a lot of work, and more often than not, leads to serious amounts of stress. But there are a few great tricks you can use to de-stress yourself, and I’m happy to share them with you.

By Sophie Zollmann

My Biggest Product Flop

Have you ever put A LOT of work into a product only to have it fall flat on its face? Over the past 5 years, I’ve created a system for launching products that works and has brought me over six figures of income.

But it wasn’t ALWAYS that way. I want to share with you the story of my very first product launch so you can avoid making the same mistakes I made.

By Michele A Scism

5 Benefits Of Blogging For Business

There are many great reasons to maintain a blog for your business. Here are my five favorites:

By Sophie Zollmann

Blogging 101 For Entrepreneurs

You know how blogging can drive traffic to your website, but did you know that writing blog posts can be fun and easy? No, really! Here are a few simple rules that, when followed, can pave the path for a smooth and pleasant blogging experience. Enjoy!

By Sophie Zollmann

Two Key Factors To Keep In Mind During Your Business Expansion

When I talk to students who need to start leveraging or expanding their businesses, I often refer to where they are as being “in the soup.” It feels like you are swimming in a mess of things that need attention, and keeping your head above water (or the “soup”) is hard. This is a challenging time for most small business owners.

By Fabienne Fredrickson

Book The Best Event Venue

The venue you choose can make or break your business event. Meetings can be deathly boring, retreats can feel impersonal, and even holiday parties can be dull when held in stodgy, corporate conference rooms. Successful events cater to the needs and tastes of attendees, so it’s essential to keep your clients in mind when booking a venue.

By Sophie Zollmann

Why Is This Happening to Me?
  • Have you ever looked in your bank account and thought – where did all of this money go?
  • Were you hit with an unexpected tax bill this month?
  • Did you suddenly have 3 clients leave or finish their programs and then get stuck in a low cash crisis?
  • Did you get behind on a launch and then have less sales than you expected?

These things happen to all of us. We have crises in our businesses or bumps in the road.

By Monica Shah

Survey Says: Get Some Help!

A great way to connect with your clients and make them feel listened to is to send them a survey. Asking for their feedback on a few questions is both flattering to them, (you’re soliciting their valuable opinion) and useful to you (you get to learn more about what they want and need).

By Sophie Zollmann

12 Secrets to Speaking Like A Pro

I’ve always been pretty good at talking.

But getting paid to speak to a group with over 400 registered attendees? Get outta here.

I have spoken to groups many times but never to one this size.

And I (friggin’, completely, whole-heartedly, absolutely!) loved it.

By Krista Martin

Creativity Jolt – Inspiration in the Unexpected

You may have noticed my past few blog posts have been about sports, and comparing sports to business.

Now, while putting sports and business together is a fairly common comparison, for this Creativity Jolt, I’d love to encourage you to “look outside the box” and see where you can find inspiration.

By Michele Pariza Wacek (Michele PW)

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