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Archived Since:November 14, 2008

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21 Powerful habits behind highly successful business owners

Over the years I have worked with thousands of business owners. Many of these were successful, some were hugely successful. Acquiring the habits for success I noticed that the most successful business owners shared certain habits. They did things, which the average business owner didn’t do. Show More Summary

This is a marketing message. Seriously. It is!

In today’s post, I’m going to show you how to make your marketing so attractive, that people would miss it if it wasn’t there. Think about it: Most of the marketing messages we receive are unwelcome. At best, they are seen as the price we pay, so we can watch that YouTube clip we want […] The post This is a marketing message. Show More Summary

5 Useful tips for your next project

If you’re thinking of launching a new product, service or business, here are 5 tips to help you get it right. Great ideas are not anointed. They fly or die based on merit and hard work. If you believe in what you’re doing, if the research and numbers stack up, go for it. This will […] The post 5 Useful tips for your next project appeared first on Jim's Marketing Blog.

Stop working for low quality clients. Seriously. Stop it!

If you are tired of working for low value clients, I have an idea I would like to share with you. It has helped me attract the best clients, avoid the worst clients and build an extremely successful business. It can do the same for you. Show More Summary

10 Powerful ways to get people talking about your business

Here are 10 motivators, which inspire people to spread the word about you. See which ones you can adapt and apply into your business. People will share your message, if it makes them look clever. This is why social networks are packed with Einstein quotes. Show More Summary

4 Inspiring reasons to write regularly

There are many compelling, commercial reasons to write regularly. For example, blogging and newsletter writing can be hugely valuable. Here are 4 less obvious benefits to writing regularly, which seldom get mentioned. In many ways, these are just as valuable. Show More Summary

Behind the scenes: The tools I use every day

I often get asked about the tools I use for my daily work. The image above is pretty-much the standard set-up for me… extremely minimal, with everything I need and nothing I don’t need. Here’s some more detail, including the hardware and software I use. Show More Summary

What every business owner needs to know about promises

Have you ever seen a business, which markets itself as being average? No, neither have I, yet that’s exactly what most businesses are. Instead, businesses are marketed as offering great, amazing or exceptional products and services.Show More Summary

How to get people excited about your business

How enthusiastic are you about the work you are doing right now? The reason I ask you that question, is that people notice. They notice if you’re enthusiastic about your business. Equally, they notice if you lack enthusiasm and are simply going through the motions. Show More Summary

How to lift your business to a whole new level

If your business has been spinning it’s wheels or it’s growth is slower than it should be, this post is just for you. I’m going to show you how to get your business flying, based on 2 questions that every successful business needs to answer. Show More Summary

How to build a great business, doing things YOUR way

If you want to work with better clients and never need to compete based on fees again, here’s something to consider. Doing things your way The moment you stop offering a similar service to your competitors, you stop competing with them. Show More Summary

How to put your ideas into action

There are 2 types of idea people: Those who have lots of ideas. Those who have lots of ideas… and do something with them. Putting your ideas into action The rewards in business always go to those, who do something with their ideas. Here’s...Show More Summary

How stories help you to grow your business

I recently bought 2 boxes of chocolate chip cookies. I don’t like chocolate chip cookies. My family are not especially keen on them either. So, what motivated me to buy them? People buy the story When a child from the village schoolShow More Summary

Who are you selling to? The answer may surprise you!

Are you selling to yourself? That may seem like a silly question, yet it’s one of the most important questions in marketing. Why? Because business owners tend to market their products as if they were selling to themselves — when they should be marketing to their prospective clients or customers. Show More Summary

How to get all the help your business needs

I’d like to share an idea with you today. It’s about how to get all the help you and your business will ever need. Of course, we see people doing it wrong every day. Strangers, asking us to do things for them. They ask us to connect with them on Linkedin. They ask us to […] The post How to get all the help your business needs appeared first on Jim's Marketing Blog.

Are you using the right kind of marketing?

Many small business owners make the mistake of using the wrong type of marketing for their business. For example, did you know there is a huge difference between Internet marketing sites and marketing sites? Well, there is. If you’re using ideas from the wrong type of site, you’re wasting your time and your money. Show More Summary

How to attract customers… from your competitors!

So, you’d like more customers or clients. The question is, why should they switch to you, rather than carry on with their current provider? Why leave their comfort zone? It takes effort for people to switch from one provider to another. Show More Summary

The best way to spread the word about your business

How do you get people to spread the word about your business? I’m going to answer this question for you in today’s post. It’s based on a chat I had with an accountant yesterday. The usual kind of thing So, a local accountant wanted to know what was the best way to spread the word […]

Marketing Foundations: 3 Tips to massively increase your sales

Did you know there’s a common marketing mistake, which loses small businesses a fortune? Well, there is and it could be hurting your business… without you even knowing it! Here it is, along with the solution. Marketing Foundations It’s all about getting your marketing foundations in place. The problems happen, when you ask a prospective […]

How to create attractive, memorable marketing

When you market your business just like your competitors, you fade into the background. You lack impact. You become predictable and easy to forget. For example: Over the years, I must have had thousands of pushy strangers hand me their business card. How many of them can I remember? None of them. Every day I […]

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