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Who knows you?

Who knows you?

I recently sat down for a drink with my good friend fondly called “Skim” who is a PR marketing genius. We share similar immigrant backgrounds and stories and decided to talk about how we are building our personal brands in Vancouver. I gently said, ” It’s not what you know but rather who you know!”…

Leverage

While the term “leveraging your business relationships” might sound sinister and shady, the practise has been utilized for years with great success. In fact some of the wisest and most successful business people today all leverage their relationships. Everyone defines this term in different variations, but there are three common entities Relationship Timing Intention While…

Outbound Calling

I have been a business growth strategist for a long time now. As I come from a very strong sales back ground I have learned the impact a cold call can do for your business. In fact part of my success in 2012 is owed to the ability of connecting with people within my industry.…

Pricing Tips

As a business growth strategist I am constantly asked to helped service providers with their pricing and packaging. I find myself surprised at how many essential items that are constantly overlooked when setting a price point. In fact there are certain stages that very crucial when setting up a proper pricing structure. When starting out…

Service VS Pricing

As a business growth strategist I am constantly helping service providers figure out their pricing packages and identify their margins of cost and managing it effectively. The one common item we run into is how important is pricing compared to many other factors. The common answer we find is almost on every occasion the service…

Startup Funding…

A very wise man and successful business mogul once told me, “Start up your business the way you would want to finish it!” These words have stayed with me over the years and I share this wise token to all my start-up clients. You see I come across this scenario almost every week. Most startups…

Asking for testimonials.

I recently completed a mentoring session with a client who had some difficulty enhancing some of his web platforms, presence and landing pages. This client was one of those clients who felt uncomfortable asking for testimonials. Even though this client had serviced many customers, asking for testimonials was something he never got used to. So…

Communication Evolution.

I was recently asked to blog about this purely based on how we are rapidly changing how we communicate with our business contacts. You see traditionally consultants would opt to meet in person, use the phone and/ or email their clients. In the past few months I have experience different generations of clients with different…

Hater-aid!

I recently had a mastermind session with 4 other internet marketers this past weekend. We decided to have some downtime and go off script on some of the things we are encountering in our business. We were going over some of the challenges we face on a day to day basis and one of the…

The right team!

It is now even more important to have an efficient team when you are starting up your business. One of the biggest problems start ups have when it comes to getting started it picking the wrong team of people to help them along the way. When someone you recruit on your team is not the…