Like Brushing Your Teeth
What do the following things have in common: brushing your teeth, regular exercise, eating a balanced diet, paying your bills on time, cleaning your gutters, spending quality time with your spouse and kids??They're all forms of regular "self-care" that, if you neglect them for a period of time or take the wrong approach, there will be costly negative consequences.The same goes for marketing.
Getting Your Services Used
Every day I talk with professional service providers who do great work, have a valuable service that really helps people?and struggle to get their services used as much as they'd like.They get a lukewarm response after an initial conversation while networking, the referrals come in but don't convert to real business as often as they'd like, and they can't seem to get prospects to see them as that much better than other professionals offering similar services.
The Role of Marketing for Boards of Directors
Small and emerging companies often do not put together a board of advisors or board of directors for many reasons. Some entrepreneurs believe that businessmen and women would not be willing to serve on their board of advisors for the little or no compensation that the new company can afford.
How to Put Law & Order into Marketing Your Legal Practice
First in a series of three articlesRegardless of your law firm's focus - criminal, civil, corporate, family, business, etc. - the greatest challenge most small to mid-size firms face is the lack of a strategic and disciplined approach to business development.
It was a real eye-opener to hear the perceptions people have about what it means to market professional services, as well as the anxiety the "m-word" (marketing) conjures up. It reminded me that, just because professional service providers have a lot of expertise in their chosen field, it doesn't mean they have the same level of understanding about the business of growing a practice.
How to Leverage Your Most Powerful Marketing Tool
Second in a series of three articles:What if you could reach thousands of prospects, build fruitful, pro-active relationships with them, and stay top-of-mind with them on a regular basis?and not spend a fortune in the process?If this sounds too good to be true, then you've not mastered the art of leveraging your firm's online strategy. A web site is one of the most unique and powerful marketing tools you have, if you develop and use it correctly.
How to Take Your Law Firm to the Next Level
How to Take Your Law Firm to the Next Level
Third in a series of three articlesSO you've done such a good job at bringing in new clients to your firm that you're swamped with business, your firm is large and growing, and all parts of your marketing system are in place and running smoothly? Congratulations!If you can confidently answer "yes!" to the following metrics, then you're ready to take your practice to the next level:? Is your firm's mission perfectly aligned with your market?? Do your marketing efforts create exactly the relationship your customers most want and need?? Are your services well packaged, presented with a What's In It For Me? punch, and priced at various levels?? Do you know exactly where and how to promote your firm's services?? Does your marketing system routinely and predictably create the kinds of new customers your business requires?What happens next in many successful firms, however, is not good news. Instead of sticking with what's created success in the first place, the focus shifts away from a marketing mindset.
For any business to be successful whether on or offline it has to be marketing effectively. You are going to need more than a great looking site with fabulous products or services to obtain success.
Ten Effective Ways to Capture Market
1.Evaluation of Existing Products / Therapies2.
More Scams! Do you Really Believe It?
Quit spreading those chain letters, nothing is going to happen to you if you don't mail it to the next person. However, there is a better chance that if you continue mailing, you may have the FTC on you.
Matrix Web Sites - Scam or NOT?
While I am not talking about the movie "Matrix", you may be wondering like many others if Matrix Web Sites are Legal!Before answering this, you may know that there are some wonderful deals offered on the net, that will make you want to jump at it. Keep your shirt on.
Are You Losing Business?
As a small business owner, you are grateful for all of your clients or customers. But did you know that small business lose over 62% of sales because they don't follow up? You are caught up in the business of running your business you don't take the time to follow up with your clients.
Too Much To Do: Four Keys to Effective Delegating
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
To Be Successful Sell to Wants not Needs
My mother used to tell me, tongue in cheek, that I never wanted anything in my life- everything I asked for was something I needed!! Think about it. We say, "I need a new car.
25 Ways To Get More Business
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Need more business? Who doesnt?
Thankfully, new business is pretty easy to get, but you do have to do something to get it.
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