3 Ways to Collaborate to Get More Clients

3 Ways to Collaborate to Get More Clients

executive-534416_1920We continue our focus on collaboration. There are a lot of different ways to embrace it in your business. Here are three super tips to embrace:

Cross Promote

What businesses compliment yours? If you are a makeup artist is there a photographer that would like to promote that could promote you? Can you post someone else’s event and ask them to promote yours? This works very well.

Connect with the Competition

Often times we meet people that do something similar to us and we think of them as competition when they could in fact be our best collaborators of all. Get to know others in a similar business to you and find out where you do not overlap and where you can refer business to each other. They could become your best referral source. Continue reading “3 Ways to Collaborate to Get More Clients”

Boost Your Marketing with Collaboration

Boost Your Marketing with Collaboration

Paper people on green grass, close up

Marketing is enhanced with collaboration. There are simply too many parts and functions to do them all well while running a great business. You’ll be well-served if you focus on creating successful collaborations with vendors to do your marketing as well as partners that you can co-market with. It can enhance your well-being to be part of a supported team rather than an isolated solopreneur. It also allows you to make a deeper difference in the world as you free up time and energy to grow your business or to work in your highest state.

Collaborations are successful when you:

Believe that other people can support you. Get assistance in clearing out earlier experiences of betrayal, hurt or loss. Own your background and behave accordingly. Even if you’ve done lots, not having successful collaborations means there’s more to clear.
Continue reading “Boost Your Marketing with Collaboration”

Collaboration is Fun and Rewarding

Collaboration is Fun and Rewarding

Lee Richter Print 3When I go to work, I am excited to see what my amazing team and I will create together. We love to bring value to our customers, our community and the world. We brainstorm with our customers and ask them what would improve their experience.

Through collaboration, we make a plan and a timeline of what we want to accomplish, and then the magic happens. We organize our resources and time to accomplish our dreams.

•    We focus on WHAT we are doing and WHO is on the development team.
•    We plan HOW and WHEN we are going to do it.
•    We determine WHY we want to do it.

When we are clear on WHY, everything falls into place with ease.
Continue reading “Collaboration is Fun and Rewarding”

You Need Help. Weenie or Winner?

You Need Help. Weenie or Winner?

Debbie Mrazek article 3 picWhy is it that as women, we think we have to do everything by ourselves? Why can’t we ask for help? Yet what happens anywhere, anytime, every day that is truly done by only one person? Nothing!

In sales, people often think that if they ask for help, they will lose their competitive advantage or appear weak. Seriously? The reality is that could not be further from the truth. Do you really believe you know everything about everything? I know you don’t, but you are trying to act as if you do. Let’s stop that today. Continue reading “You Need Help. Weenie or Winner?”