December 7, 2022

Pest or Guest?

Good Morning,Early yesterday afternoon I got a text asking me, "How many years you been in Texas now?" I did not have the phone number in my list of contacts so my reply was, "Who is this?" I'm not giving out any information to someone I don't know, would you?Well, about two hours later I get "This … [Read more...]

Recession!

Good Morning ,A number of months ago my dentist friend and client said he thought a recession was coming based on what he was hearing. At the time I said I doubt it, based on what the experts were saying and the state of the economy at the time.In the last few weeks I've been reading a lot of news … [Read more...]

Answering Phone

Good Morning,My business coach and friend had a saying AATP (Always Answer The Phone!). He got his start coaching businesses in his niche industry after years building his own business in that industry. He did a lot of work with small one-person business owners, those who did all the work, so when … [Read more...]

Understanding Your Customer

Good Morning,A friend of mine is thinking about and doing the research to go into his third business. Right now he is running two businesses and is retired! As he was explaining the business to me, I could not understand who would use his services. I might use it once a year at most, but he needed … [Read more...]

Recession Marketing

Good Morning,Happy St. Patrick's Day!I like to take a moment to wish everyone a very Happy St. Patrick's Day! This week a friend and client emailed me with a question. I thought I would share it and my answer with you.After the Covid crisis, I think we are entering a deep recession like the one in … [Read more...]

READY FOR MORE QUALITY CUSTOMERS-DREAM 100

Good Morning ,Here is a good growth strategy for you to use if you want to grow your business with quality customers. It's called the "Dream 100." You may have heard about it. Sometimes it's know as the Dream 25 or 50.There are two ways this works: 1) You take your top customers and try to duplicate … [Read more...]