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Are You Rewarding Yourself?


Article by Kristine CareyRewarding yourself for a job well done — do you do it? If you’re like most of my clients, the answer is no. You may think that rewarding yourself is silly, as do a lot of people, and for that reason most everybody seems to skip it. It’s not silly, however; in fact, it’s extremely important! Read more

Cold vs. Warm: What’s the Right Marketing Temperature?


Article by C.J. HaydenAre cold calls a good idea or a complete waste of time? What about pitching business via letters and emails – does writing to strangers pay off, or should you focus on contacting people you already know? When marketing online with a newsletter, blog, or social networking, should you reach out to folks who haven’t heard of you or stick to your existing network? Read more

Sample Whitelisting Instructions


Tool/Example by C.J. HaydenTo increase your chances of getting your ezine or marketing emails past spam filters, it’s a good idea to ask your subscribers to “whitelist” your address with their email provider or spam filter. But many of your subscribers won’t know how to do this. Read more

Changing Your Position When There’s Competition


Article by C.J. HaydenAre you finding many of your best prospects already working with competitors? When you pursue a new opportunity, is someone else capturing the prize? Maybe it’s time to re-evaluate your positioning. Read more

Ten Ways to Get Your Marketing Unstuck


Article by C.J. HaydenHave you ever found yourself knowing exactly what you need to do about marketing your business… and then not doing it? You are not alone. Many self-employed professionals find that the hardest part of marketing isn’t figuring out what to do. What’s hard is actually doing it. Read more

To Attract Attention, You Have to Show Off


Article by C.J. HaydenRecently, a client of mine complained, “I’m really good at what I do. I shouldn’t have to market myself.” In fact, he is quite good at his profession, but the problem is that not enough prospective clients know about him. Like many professionals, he is reluctant to talk about his accomplishments. Read more

How Will I Benefit by Hiring You?


Article by Frank TraditiIn a previous article, The Pop Quiz You Need to Pass, I talked about three simple questions you must be prepared to answer any time you speak with a prospect. One of these three is: “How will I benefit by using your services?” Read more

How long should you keep following up with a prospect?


Q & A by C.J. HaydenIt often happens that we follow up with prospects multiple times without getting a response. If you call them, email them, and send them letters, but you never get through or hear back, at what point should you scratch them off the list and move on? The rule I’ve always used to make this decision is: evaluate the value of the potential sale. Read more

How Social Is Your Online Social Networking?


Article by Donna FeldmanDo you conduct your online networking using the same social skills you use at an in-person event, or do you leave those skills behind the minute you log in to a social networking site? Read more

Information is the Present; Connection is the Future


Article by C.J. HaydenHow many times already today has someone tried to sell you something? The ads come in by email, postal mail, fax, radio, magazines, newspapers, TV, and your web browser; the salespeople write you, call you, and approach you in the store or showroom. Read more

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