Market to both Small Businesses and Consumers?

January 16, 2015
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Why can’t I market to both consumers and business, more is better right? This is a great question. We love to distinguish early in our trainings that sales and marketing to consumers and businesses can be very different. By pointing to this we can save small business owners a lot of grief. First of all, […]

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Small Business Goal Setting Blind Spots?

January 15, 2015
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Q. This is the time of year where I always set small business goals, and I don’t make resolutions so I’m with you on that, but what do you think is the biggest blind spot for a small business when they set their annual goals? A. OK, I don’t think there is a biggest blind spot, I […]

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July 2014 Members Mastermind Tribe Call Recap

August 15, 2014
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In July our monthly members tribe call featured the importance of customer touch points and the impact on marketing. Better customer experiences lead to better results for both customer and company throughout the customer’s journeys, which results in improved sales and greater customer loyalty and advocacy. Definitions Touch point: all of the communication, human and […]

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Use Video Marketing to Develop More Business

August 13, 2014
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It’s a common belief that we are not influenced by online videos; perhaps even thinking that we don’t spend a lot of time watching them. In reality watching online videos is becoming a greater portion of our lives; both in business and in our personal lives. It just sort of happens – an article you’re […]

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Winning

September 3, 2013
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Would you rather be an expert at making really great plans or become an expert at winning the game of the plan? So many people who are afraid to be in action get really good at planning. And they get really disappointed and upset when they don’t execute the plan. Then one way or another, they […]

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Member Spotlight: Julie Roller

August 30, 2013
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Julie Roller – Bluestone Imports –  Launched Summer 2010 – “We drove around Turkey for 45 days and tested our new dream to do business along the Silk Road.” This past summer was Julie’s 7th trip to Turkey and 3rd to Venice to purchase items for Bluestone Imports.  She carefully selects beautiful scarfs, purses, Venetian […]

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Member Spotlight: Rick Loek

May 6, 2013
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This month we catch up with Rick Loek, a two-year member of Mark Hoover Training’s “6-Figure Ignition” program. Rick is CEO of CalRima Financial & Insurance Agency in San Jose, CA. The ups and downs of business and markets are not unfamiliar to Rick. He has first-hand experience of the turmoil that market changes can create […]

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What it Takes to Start a New Business- Really

May 1, 2013
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One of the most exciting things a person can do in their life is start a business. Often what comes with that is quitting a job, or losing a job. If you step back a moment, that is a bold combination- quit your job and start your own business. Entrepreneur Magazine in March 2012 cited […]

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Member Spotlight: Sue Brenner

March 8, 2013
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Is productivity important to your business? Sure it is! Imagine how important it is in Silicon Valley, California, the technology capital of the world. In the high-stakes world cutting-edge innovation, productivity is essential. Our Mark Hoover Training member spotlight this month is on Sue Brenner, a trainer, performance coach and entrepreneur. Sue’s business, Practical Productivity […]

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Spiritual Connectedness in Business

December 13, 2012
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I ran across this fabulous document the other day and felt compelled to share it. You can see the original plus the other 33 themes published by Gallup Inc. Business Journal here. Though not a specific element of our 3 Ancient Wisdom series, it’s an overall context for that entire conversation. Connectedness Things happen for […]

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