How can you build better relationships with your customers and increase sales? There’s one simple thing you can do, and it’s something we’ve all been told to do since kindergarten— listen! Sales is all about listening, not talking. Listen to make the sale Have you ever felt nervous to talk about your product or service?
Have you experienced any of these money situations? This double-sided coin is a common struggle for small business owners. Where can you get the money to finance your business so you can grow? Hopefully, the list I’m about to share with you will help. Here are 7 of the best options to finance your business.
Have you taken time to review your marketing and sales strategy lately? To help you recognize places for opportunities, I created this small business marketing checklist. If you can concretely answer all of these questions, you have a strong marketing system! If you don’t know the answer, then you’ve found an opportunity to grow your
Owning a small business means collecting, managing and paying taxes. These include but are not limited to payroll tax, sales tax and corporate tax (or more depending if your business is operating outside of Canada). Sometimes business owners try to “save” on taxes by getting paid in cash. But are you actually helping your business
Chances are, you’ve heard of this “work-life balance.” Maybe you scoffed at the idea. As an entrepreneur, this seems impossible to achieve. There’s just too much to do, in work and in life. What if I told you it didn’t have to be this way? As an entrepreneur, you can create a work-life balance. Ask
Check out these quotes from famous business leaders. How do these ideas inform your business decisions? Zig Ziglar Ziglar was a fantastic salesman and motivational speaker. Warren Buffet A well-known business owner and investor. He’s frequently ranked on the Forbes billionaires list. Whitney Wolfe Heard Founder of popular dating apps Bumble and Tinder. Steve Jobs
Do you feel you’ve plateaued in your sales and business growth? Here are some strategies to expand your business. Which one will you use? 1. Customer retention and loyalty Did you know that 80% of your future profits could come from just 20% of your existing customers? To expand your business, you can look to
Business owners have so much to do on any given day that sometimes they don’t realize which systems are adding to their financial health and which systems could be hindering them. By reviewing and updating how you do things in your business, you create the potential to make more money with less stress. Have you
Understanding how cash moves in and out of your business strengthen your ability to make good business decisions. How you spend or save your cash affects your company’s financial health as well as your ability to market, develop your products and team, and take time away from work. Unfortunately, it’s not unusual for small business
Has your company been able to ride the roller-coaster of change? Or do you feel you are too short for the ride? (Why did they let you on this thing?!) You are not alone. The global pandemic has challenged many businesses with sudden changes and the after-effects are still causing repercussions. So today I want