How to Make Six Figures Faster

What does it really take to hit six figures? I can tell you one thing.  Well, actually three things—three traps—that prevent us from meeting this financial goal. We spread ourselves too thin. It’s exciting to see our business grow, but as we take on more projects, we often have trouble maintaining our practice of lavishing each one of our clients with the...

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Stop Trying to Manage Your Business Through Your Inbox – Four Tools

How many times have you opened an email, read it, closed it, and made a mental note to come back to it again, because you didn’t have time for whatever task was inside? How many times have you accidentally come across this e-mail days, weeks, or even months later and realized that you never responded to it? Have you lost a potential client by doing this?  Have...

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5 Simple Steps for Boosting Your Productivity with Asana

When it comes to getting organized and boosting your productivity, technology can be so helpful. However, moderation is key. Too many tools can easily become yet another thing you’ve got to manage and wind up “eating up” your time instead of giving you more of it. The trick? Select tools that help you accomplish several functions at once. Take Asana, for...

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How to Turn Blog Writing into a System

In the previous example we looked at a written testimonial system.  Today, let’s create a structure for your blog writing. You know the benefits of blogging. Blogging generates leads and sales conversions by increasing traffic to your site, enhancing the perception of your expertise, and making your offerings more visible. But… Blogging on a regular basis is...

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Too Much To Do, Too Little Time? These Strategies Can Help

It’s so liberating to run a business in the technological age—where the world’s knowledge base is at the tips of our fingertips, our clients are not limited by the geographical location, and where there is a gadget for just about anything. But. . . It’s also overwhelming to process all the information coming at us, nerve-racking to always have to be on top of...

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Laura Roeder on Systems

Extract of the interview with Laura Roeder, founder of LKR Social Media. (First published as part of Systems That Sell series.  To listen to the original interview click here) Natasha:  I know that over the past couple of years your team has significantly grew.  How many people are on your team right now? Laura:  Our whole team is five people and two interns. We...

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