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Accomplishing Your Goals Is an Exercise in Stretching

Peggy McColl | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

Are you looking at your goals and taking one step each day? Remember, the growth is the reward and the goal is merely a benefit.

8 Ways You're Blocking Your Success

Peggy McColl | Posted 10.09.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

At first glance the concept of breaking through what blocks you seems complicated, but it's not. Here are the top eight things that block us from our goals, and how to get unblocked.

Are You Working Backwards to Accomplish Your Goals?

Peggy McColl | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

So you have a new product or service in mind. You have thought through the content you will be presenting. Now what? How are you planning to accomplis...

What American Idol Teaches Us About Business

Peggy McColl | Posted 08.14.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

I was amazed at what successful business skills were reinforced simply by observing the show, the judges, the contestants, and their performances.

Hidden Costs Behind Selling Products Online

Peggy McColl | Posted 08.09.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

Before you begin selling online, evaluate how much business you think you will do and if it is prudent to get all the bells and whistles right out of the gate.

What a Bad Date Can Teach You About Good Marketing Copy

Peggy McColl | Posted 08.01.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

You go on a first date and the guy (or gal) proceeds to show and tell you about all of his insecurities. He talks about his struggles with money and ...

How Much Should an Affiliate Get Paid?

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

If you are like many of my coaching clients who create product launches that involve affiliates you want to make sure you are offering fair compensati...

Critical Questions to Ask Before You Become a Partner

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

Here's the scenario: You are interested in (or been asked to) become a single or group partner in a product or business. Dilemma: How do you cov...

Be Clear About Who Your Website Serves

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

If you are thinking of building a new website or making significant changes to your existing one make sure you have a clear plan for website and your...

Author Beware: Unsteady Terrain Ahead

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peggy McColl

We often see warnings signs posted about things we should be aware (or beware) of as we explore new territories. For instance, a state park sign may...

How to Write a Successful Sales Landing Page

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peggy McColl

You have already invested time and money to produce a product or deliver a service and now it's time to attract the business. You have a lot riding on a good sales page.

Building Momentum for Your Membership Site

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

So you have created all of the features of your membership site. You have a great sales page and you have promoted it through colleagues and social ...

Cobbler's Children Have No Shoes

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peggy McColl

"Practice what you preach" is an expression that is better taken in the spirit of its meaning rather than as a hard and fast rule. In my book, Vira...

Take Your Eye Off the Ball and You'll Be Left Playing Alone

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

I remember a poster in my dentist's office when I was little. It read: "You don't have to brush all of your teeth, just the ones you want to keep." ...

If It Interests You, You're on to Something

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

Coming up with a great idea for a viral explosion is as simple as looking at a service or product that you would enjoy and creating it for others. He...

An Exercise in List Building

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

While speaking at a recent conference I decided to try out a new exercise with the audience. I wanted to break through the limiting belief that you m...

Is There No End in Your Weekend?

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

I love my work but I don't make it my life. As difficult as it is, schedule time together, cherish the connection and the conversation and leave the phone alone.

Your Invisible Sales Force

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
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It is always easier and usually more enjoyable to earn new business when someone recommends you. Great referrals come from your free sales force -- y...

Tips for Pricing Your Product or Service

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

It can be difficult to determine what you should charge for your offerings. Rather than take a shot in the dark, apply these tips to your pricing strategy.

Is Your Reader Hungry for More?

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peggy McColl

When we listen to great speakers and authors (assuming we like their message), we buy their books. When we really connect with the content and style ...

How to Chart Your Course for Finding Affiliate Partners

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

In my previous blog post, I introduced you to the basics and now I want to show you how to plan and execute your efforts to find affiliate partners.

What Is Affiliate Marketing... Really?

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

Many years ago, direct mail campaigns and buying lists were the big buzz in marketing. With the internet came a new way of getting access to lists of potential customers: affiliate campaigns.

Don't Jump into a Crowded Pool and Expect to Get a Good Workout

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peggy McColl

Almost every other day I get a request to do a tele-seminar series. They are a great idea because they allow the speakers to provide quality content ...

Top 3 Elements of Your Bestseller Campaign

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peggy McColl

Remember, writing the book is only 5% of becoming a well-known author, 95% is marketing.

When the Going Gets Tough... A Note to Entrepreneurs

Peggy McColl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peggy McColl

What do you do when the going gets tough? What people are doing is going into a corner. What they should be doing is putting a little more creative energy into it.