Sample Answers

Delegation Planning Worksheet


Tool/Example by Joan FriedlanderOnce you know what you might want to delegate (see my article Dare to Delegate for an introduction to effective delegation), it’s time to start to think about whom to delegate it to. Depending on what the task, project or area of responsibility is, Read more

Make Your Website Work More So You Can Work Less


Article by C.J. HaydenDo you know how your website fits into the overall marketing strategy for your business? Do you have a strategy for your website as a marketing tool? If you’re like many self-employed professionals I speak with, you probably don’t. Read more

Sample Speaking Topic and Bio


Tool/Example by C.J. HaydenIn order to get booked as a speaker, an essential tool is a one-page description of your speaking topic, and a capsule bio describing your expertise. The example below will give you a model to follow. Read more

Stop Selling and Start Serving (Audio)


Audio by C.J. HaydenHow many times already today has someone tried to sell you something? Ads come in by email, snail mail, fax, radio, magazines, newspapers, TV, and your web browser. Salespeople write you, call you, and approach you in the store or showroom. 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

Lack of Business Isn’t Always the Problem


Article by C.J. HaydenWhen you’re just starting out in business, it’s a safe bet that you need more clients. But what if you have been up and running for a while, and you’re still not making as much money as you would like? You may be in the habit of thinking that attracting new clients is the answer, but this isn’t always the case. Read more

Sample Speaking Agreement


Tool/Example by C.J. HaydenThis sample letter of agreement for paid speaking engagements covers payment arrangements, an advance deposit, cancellation and force majeure clauses, handouts, A/V requirements, and back-of-the-room sales. Read more

Start Your Marketing Right!


Article by C.J. HaydenWhen launching a professional practice or service business, the success of your first few months of operation is crucial. If you are a typical service business owner, you’re starting up with less capital than a storefront or product-based business. You are likely to have the expectation that you will begin earning income right away. Read more

Break Through to Marketing Success


Article by C.J. HaydenLet’s face it, many service business professionals treat self-promotion as a necessary evil. We know we have to do it, but we just don’t like it. Professionals often say, “I love my work, but I wish I didn’t have to keep finding customers.” We describe the process of marketing as distasteful, frustrating, intimidating, and just plain scary. Read more

Six Ways to Expand your LinkedIn Network


Article by Donna FeldmanWhoever said, “If you build it, they will come” was not referring to your LinkedIn profile! On LinkedIn, once you’ve built a completely optimized profile it’s time to go connect with people. Why? Because your connections are your network and your network is what makes LinkedIn work for you. Read more

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