How to get no-cost publicity for your business

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How to get no-cost publicity for your business…

  • Local Papers
  • trade publications
  • radio and television stations
  • business wires
  • the internet
  • sponsorships or special events

Public Relations activities keep you in the public eye so your business can build brand awareness and gain visibility….if you can get the media to promote a link to your website or a phone number then that would be gold!

Sometimes it’s called “free ink” because it results in exposure for your business that doesn’t have to cost you anything.  But to do that ...

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Client Advisory Boards…

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What do your best customers REALLY think of you?

Imagine one of your customers is standing around at a BBQ with several other consumers, and they are discussing the very product or service that your business offers. 

What will your customer say about the performance of your business?

Will it be positive?  Negative?  Or worse yet, will it be nothing at all? 

Will your customer, instead, be silent, listening carefully to what is being said by others while internally running down a list of ...

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Are You Losing Sales Because Of “Risk”?

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Are You Losing Sales Because Of ‘Risk’?

When it comes down to it – what holds someone back from buying from you?

Usually the bottom line is fear…

Fear of making a decision…

Fear, in particular of making the wrong decision…

Are they buying the right product or service?  Are you reputable?  Is this the best deal? Is it good value? And the list goes on…

Those risks often stop your customers in their tracks. Now imagine what would happen if you took that risk away ...

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Business Lessons From Santa…

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1.Deliver on time…

Follow through on the promises you make…would we still believe in Santa if he missed a year, or came late?

2. Everyone loves a giver…

Give more…Practise the art of “Outrageous Service” and win more customers with your generosity.

3. Hire a team of hardworking people to make you look good…

Santa gets the glory, but the elves work hard to make it all look easy. Maybe you need to hire some elves next year (Think, talented, & unique at what they ...

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Mindset is Crap…

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There’s a lot of talk going on around this time of the year (just check out Facebook) and it will only get louder and louder as we get closer to New Years Eve…

A lot of the talk will be about getting the right “mindset” for 2019….I think Mindset is Crap!

In my view mindset it’s way too fluffy and not the thing that will make a big difference to anyones RESULTS…

There’s an old African Proverb…”Prey, but move your feet”

Many people will ...

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Do You Need Your Clients To Make A Buying Decision?

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A recent study shows that when faced with a decision, it’s best to take some time–relax and cool off–so logical thinking can guide us to the best choice…

Read on to see how this affects your client’s decision making processes…

“let me think about it”…the classic delay tactic…

Recent research out of Maastricht University School of Business and Economics shows that delaying a choice, in general, can help us make better decisions… 

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Lessons in Customer Experience…

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On a visit to a Disney theme park, a little girl and her mother came to a fenced-off construction site. To her mother’s dismay, the little girl threw her favorite Disney doll, Belle, over the fence. When park staff retrieved the doll, it was in a sorry state, spattered with mud, dress torn, hair bedraggled. Attempts to find a replacement in the shop proved futile: Belle had been replaced by a newer model. So the doll was taken first to ...

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Richard Branson…Why You should Use To-Do Lists…

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Virgin is the business it is today thanks to a culture of notes and “thoughtful to-do lists”, according to billionaire founder Richard Branson.

Writing for Virgin’s blog, the 65-year-old entrepreneur says to-do lists are often seen as a waste of time.

This is because people write detailed notes but don’t follow them up.

However, Branson revealed he is a big fan of to-do lists, arguing they help people clarify what is worth doing and what is worth leaving by the wayside.

And don’t for ...

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Work Life Balance…

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 Work Life Balance…

There is a lot written about Work Life Balance these days….in fact a Google search on the subject shows 765 Million Results on the subject.

So clearly its a subject that people are writing about and “googling” about.

The reality for us at Grow Business Grow is that we believe its a Myth…sorry if that bursts your bubble a bit.

You see Work is just part of Life…so it can’t be balanced.

What we believe is that Business Owners need Work Work ...

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Failing to Plan = Planning to Fail

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Failing to Plan = Planning to Fail

This information is designed to give you insight into the benefits of completing a business plan or, at the very least, detailed ‘action plans’ for the future of your business.

You see, regardless of whether it’s a 120-page document or a 4-page ‘Action Plan,’ the point is, planning is essential to the successful growth and development of your business, your team, and your long-term future.

You’ll discover how and why this is so for you and ...

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