Recently at a networking event, I was a bit nervous. I barely knew anyone, being relatively new in the area – which was the reason I went to this event in the first place. In addition, I had been at a couple of events which I already knew were not a good fit for me, so I was dubious about this one. Read the rest of this post »
I know many people try to get sponsors for their speaking or podcasting by using the ‘spray and pray’ approach.
And that’s a lot like attempting to put out a forest fire using a dribbling garden hose. Read the rest of this post »
Here’s a gem from a series I created a while back called The Wild Idea That Paid Off. Read the rest of this post »
By now, as a coach, consultant or entrepreneur, you’ve been to an event who has sponsors. Or perhaps you have seen it used as a vehicle for fundraising for not-for-profits. And then you can see sponsorships for PBS or NASCAR and other sports-related events. Read the rest of this post »
Although I do so much more than PR, many of you know that publicity is how I made a name for myself starting as a consultant and coach more than 10 years ago! Read the rest of this post »
Cary, NC–September 9, 2013 - In celebration of Solo-E.com’s 10th anniversary, more than 25 of the top solo entrepreneur coaches, consultants and mentors have come together for the first Solo-E.com 10th Anniversary Ultimate Giveaway. From September 9th to the 27th, solo and small business owners around the world can go to http://www.solo-e.com/ultimate/ to get free gifts and chances to win personal coaching and consultations, spots in training programs, memberships in group coaching programs and more.
“I’m excited to put together this major event which will help thousands of solo professionals,” says Terri Zwierzynski, owner of Solo-E.com, Inc., in Cary, NC, USA. ”Business owners can choose the gifts and prizes they find most relevant to their businesses. We are delighted to celebrate our anniversary by giving to the solo entrepreneur community in this way.”
Founded in 2003, Solo-E.com connects Solo Entrepreneurs with the right Information and training to be Successful. Solo-E offers the only international post-graduate certification program for solo entrepreneurs coaches, consultants and mentors to become a Solo-E.com Certified Expert.
Some of the gifts that can be accessed at http://www.solo-e.com/ultimate/ include:
- Free memberships to coaching groups
- Ebooks and business kits
- Group coaching programs
- Financial planning sessions
- And more
For ten years, Solo-E.com has been one of the leading online resource centers for solo entrepreneurs and self-employed professionals. It exists to promote the practice of solo professionals, and provides education and networking opportunities for members. In addition, it offers marketing opportunities and assistance for entrepreneurs, coaches and consultants who specifically serve the solo entrepreneur market. For more information, visit http://www.Solo-E.com
919-363-5268 (accessible all hours)
Some people wrongly think that you shouldn’t be rewarded financially for living your purpose and being of service to others, especially those who do spiritual or healing work. But this is simply not true. Let me explain.
As you may know, there is a spiritual revolution happening right now in business. It’s an exciting time. The collective consciousness is shifting…AWAY from greed, competition, dishonesty, taking and accumulating for accumulation’s sake…and instead shifting TOWARD authenticity, integrity, love, compassion and being of service. Read the rest of this post »
If you are at the ramp up phase of building your business, let me share the single most valuable piece of advice I can give you:
Get out from behind your computer and meet people!
Many new business owners struggle with many marketing concerns such as naming their business, constructing a website or picking the best niche. But in truth, the most effective steps you can take for building your business is to network like crazy?and speak to groups. Read the rest of this post »
How do you talk about your business without sounding like a robot?
You know that whole “30 second pitch” thing “they” say you must have? You hate that, don’t you? Does ANYONE sound natural reciting those?
I have an aversion to fakery. The 30 second pitch sets off every button in my being.
Learn how to have a human to human conversation that feels as natural as saying hello. Read the rest of this post »
Professors are smart, but professors are also also boring (except for my animal nutrition professor whose goal was to relate every single lesson to beer).
You don’t have to be boring and stuffy though to position yourself as an expert. Read the rest of this post »