Sample Answers

Carving Out Your Niche


Article by Frank TraditiIt’s a strong temptation when starting out with a new business to market to everyone. You don’t want to miss out on any possible opportunity. If you take the approach that anyone can be a client, how can you lose? Read more

What to Do on the Dark Days


Article by Kristine CareyDo you ever have days when you just don’t want to? First you don’t want to make your bed or eat the right food. Then it ratchets up to not wanting to be nice, call people back, or do what you know needs to be done to keep your business running and thriving. Maybe it escalates to the point where you just don’t want to do anything except maybe sit on the couch, eat Cheetos, and watch Law & Order reruns. Read more

Sample Query Letter for Writing an Article


Tool/Example by C.J. HaydenMany magazines, newsletters, and websites ask that you query them before submitting an article. When a publication’s submission guidelines request queries, don’t try to skip this step by sending a completed article. Instead, compose a query letter like Read more

Is Your Brand Increasing Your Sales or Killing Them?


Article by Loretta Love HuffI talk with a lot of marketing strategists who extol the importance of branding for a company’s success but it’s like pulling teeth to drag most of them down from the conceptual clouds and get specific about exactly what they mean. Read more

How to Brand Your Expertise for Maximum Profit


Article by Loretta Love HuffI’ve been helping many of my clients lately figure out how to position themselves so they stand out in their marketplace like the true expert they are. It can be quite a challenge, particularly when there are a lot of people who know much of what you know and do basically what you do. Read more

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

Why isn’t Internet marketing on the Get Clients Now list of effective strategies?


Q & A by C.J. HaydenThe six marketing strategies for professional services described in Get Clients Now! are listed in order of effectiveness from most to least: direct contact, networking, public speaking, writing and PR, promotional events, and advertising. Seeing this list for the first time, you may wonder where the Internet fits in. Read more

What’s Your Business Model?


Article by C.J. HaydenIf you have enough clients to keep you busy, you must be making a good living, right? Well, not necessarily. Some of the busiest professionals around aren’t earning enough to pay their bills. Read more

Tips to Get Your Marketing Unstuck


Audio by C.J. HaydenChristopher McAuliffe interviews C.J. Hayden on The Coaching Show on how learning more about your stuck places can fix what’s wrong with your marketing. Here’s what you’ll learn in this program: Read more

How Visible Are You?


Article by C.J. HaydenWhen I was first building my coaching practice I worked hard to increase my visibility in a specific target market — self-employed professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area. The day I knew I had done it right was when I first heard these words from a prospective client: “I see your name everywhere!” Read more

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