Tag Archives: sales

What’s your personal financial goal?

Our April 27th blog – Key questions to consider when planning your business – introduced four questions. Previous weeks have covered “Who’s your customer?”, “How will you reach your customer?” and “How do you get paid?” Today’s final installment tackles … Continue reading

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Starting a small business? Don’t forget sales!

More often than not, entrepreneurs start a new business in a field or industry sector they have some direct experience with.  You may have either worked for a competitor, or have had experience within this industry in operations, productions, human … Continue reading

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Negotiations – How Important Are They in Business?

“My father said: ‘You must never try to make all the money that’s in a deal. Let the other  fellow make some money too, because if you have a reputation for always making all the money, you won’t have many … Continue reading

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Self Employed, Self-Reliant

Self-employment is a way to earn an income.  It can also be a method of self expression, a way to express your individuality and celebrate a sense of accomplishment.  While embarking on the self-employment journey, there are many areas that … Continue reading

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Colour Can Have an Impact on Your Business- Use it Wisely!

Colour from a psychological aspect is and will always be a power entity. How so? Colour can have both an emotional and physical effect which can have an impact on your sales and how others view your business. Have you thought … Continue reading

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Who are You and What Do You Do?

When we first meet someone in a social situation, whether professional or personal, we are often asked the same question:“What do you do for a living?”  If you are in the labour market and employed, the answer will usually be … Continue reading

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Plan, Do, Evaluate- Marketing Efforts must equal Sales Results

Our July 15th blog “The Sales Funnel – Sales tips for non-salesperson entrepreneurs”) described the general process that all sales interactions follow. Marketing generates a number of leads for the top of the funnel, then at each step in the sale … Continue reading

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