Grow your small Business

Choosing a Networking Group: What You Should Consider   

choosing a networking group

Networking groups. I know. Sometimes even just hearing the phrase can be a downer. Networking groups don’t always have the best reputation. Many of them feel disingenuous and insincere. You attend an event and the people around you care more about giving their 5-minute spiel rather than getting to know you. It can be awkward…

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Business consulting services to consider in 2018

Are you using business consulting services? Most small business owners are good at the technical aspects of delivering their business products and services.  This is true of marketing professionals that can develop marketing materials, lawyers who are great in the courtroom or in creating contracts, doctors who love to heal people and so on.  Michael…

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Small Business Owners Wanted

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The 4 R’s of growing your Pittsburgh based business in 2018 For those of us that grew up in the last century, the Three R’s were fundamental to our success in life – “Reading – wRiting and aRithmetic. In today’s spell checking world, we could not get away with such poetic license.  But these foundational…

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Productivity Tools to Grow your Business

productivity tools

One of the great things about technology is that it’s always giving business owners new and easier ways to reach their clients, run their companies, and make their work smoother and more efficient. Today, I’m going to share a list of productivity tools you can use to grow your business and make your life easier.…

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Being Grateful: Using Gratitude to Reach Your Goals

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How to Get More Clients and Referrals As a business owner, every day is a great day to reflect on the customers you’re grateful to already have and the avenues you have for getting more. Today, I’m going to share some things you can do to show your customers and referral partners how thankful you…

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Small business growth in 2018 – Grow your top line

Small business growth

How to Create a Life Plan that Helps with Small Business Growth Mall Business Growth – we all want it – don’t we?  The why do many business owners spend countless hours working on their companies, seeking and serving clients, trying to find referral partners, creating content, and doing dozens of other tasks… only to…

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Email marketing for your Strategic Referral Partners

email marketing

How to Use Authentic Marketing Emails Email marketing to Introduce Strategic Partners to Your Friends and Clients can be very useful to both you and your partners. If you’ve been reading our blog posts over the past month, you’ve gotten some valuable strategies and templates for identifying your ideal strategic partners, contacting them, creating a…

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BNI is vital for getting more business


Over the last few weeks, guest writer Frederick Geiger talked about how to get strategic partners, how to identify the best strategic partners for your business, and how to work with your strategic partners to get dozens of clients for both of you. This week, I want to give you some guidance for tapping into…

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Strategic Partners

strategic partners

When you meet a potential referral partner, do you know how to contact them, build the relationship, and help them send you clients? Many people don’t, and as a result, they spend countless hours networking, meeting people, and trying to follow up with them, while getting few or no new customers in return for their…

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