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Getting Clients

3 Tips for Free Sessions That Sell

Kristie Notto | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business
Kristie Notto

Most coaches don't know how to find their ideal clients so they can start a conversation. That's why offering free get acquainted sessions is such a powerful tool for attracting high end clients.

Why Most Entrepreneurs Fail to Attract Paying Clients and What You Can Do About It

Hurera Sheikh | Posted 01.12.2017 | Business
Hurera Sheikh

Have you ever wondered what makes some entrepreneurs so magnetic that people are automatically driven to them and are ready to hand them cash, with closed eyes?

No Good, Rotten, Simply Terrible Customers

Brian T. Edmondson | Posted 12.05.2016 | Business
Brian T. Edmondson

A customer walked into Hannah's store with a snow globe she had bought. But something wasn't right. Hannah could tell just by the look on the customer...

How to Power Network Like a Relationship Coach

Laurie Davis | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business
Laurie Davis

As the founder of a digital dating consultancy, I know that relationship development really begins when you meet offline. To create meaningful connections, you need to put the phone down. Face-to-face is the new FaceTime. But even for me, saying hello at a networking event isn't always easy.

Annoying Clients -- How Do You Get Rid of Them?

Franziska Iseli-Hall | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business
Franziska Iseli-Hall

If someone sneaks into your tribe who is not a fit, have an open and honest conversation with them (trust your gut on this!).

Five Questions to Ask When Choosing Clients

Sandy Rubinstein | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Sandy Rubinstein

4. Pay attention to how clients treat you during the "getting to know you" phase of negotiations. If their demands feel unreasonable now, what will they be like when you're under contract?

8 Ways to Generate New Clients From Networking Events

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Dorie Clark

The secret to getting new clients from networking events? Use "networking" to build real relationships -- and your new friends and colleagues will want to do business with you and send business your way.

Ten Key Rules to Be Successful in Business

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 08.28.2012 | Business
Ricardo B. Salinas

I hope that for young businessman and executives, who are embarking on the great adventure of a business, these commandments will be useful.

Five Ways to Get Clients Now

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Dorie Clark

We all want to build a sales pipeline. You know -- plant the marketing seeds, nurture them, and watch them bloom into lucrative clients six months, or a year, or five years from now. But what if you can't wait?

If You Are Not Selling the Dream, What Are You Selling?

Sophie Gold | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business
Sophie Gold

When you observe entrepreneurs who are selling the dream you always notice that they have a big, fat smile on their face. Why? Because they are probab...

17 Surefire Ways to Land Your First Paying Clients

Scott Gerber | Posted 07.13.2011 | Business
Scott Gerber

"I am a first time entrepreneur who has never sold anything to anyone in her life. How can I entice my first few clients to give my new company a shot at their business?"

Internet Marketing Professional Turns Lead into Gold

Larry MacDonald | Posted 06.01.2011 | Business
Larry MacDonald

When it comes to internet marketing, most people think of using search engine optimization to increase traffic to their website for the most general t...

4 Simple Steps To Building Your Network

Michael Port | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Port

I suggest defining networking as 'developing deeper relationships with people you already know' and using the term direct outreach to mean 'meeting people that you don't yet know but would like to know'?

Power vs Force - A New Year's Lesson From Yoda

Lotta Alsen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lotta Alsen

In all spiritual traditions, which is where Yoda got his wisdom from, you learn how to center yourself, and it's when you are able to stay in that center, that magic occurs.

Does Law of Attraction Work for Getting Clientele?

Karen Luniw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Karen Luniw

I always like to say 'garbage in, garbage out' which illustrates the negative side. Instead, let's rephrase and live 'sparkling pure potential in -- sparkling pure potential out'.

Giving the Awkward News That You're Raising Your Prices

Mark Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Silver

Bad economy or no, the time has come. You've been waiting for it and dreading it at the same time. The time when you must, absolutely must, can't avoi...

The Bermuda Triangle That Eats Your Referrals

Mark Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Silver

Unfortunately, studies show that eight out of nine people would rather die than change. Not good odds for your referral program, eh?