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Non-Pushy Examples on How to Use Word of Mouth Marketing to Grow Your Business
Word of mouth marketing works.
In fact, referrals are often one of the key factors influencing someone to work with you. For us here at eVision Media, we account for about 90-95% of new business coming from referrals.
How many times do you see someone asking for recommendations on social media? When someone needs a [Read More...]
Concept of targeting people
Do you know who your target audience is? For most businesses, the answer is yes. Knowing who will buy your product or service is a key part of creating a business that thrives.
“At the beginning, most people have a pretty good idea of who will use their product,” said Lindsey Myers, founder of Concrete Blonde Consulting and a marketing and public relations expert.
Myers advises businesses to get [Read More...]
“Sales is something you do for someone, not to someone”
Bob ProctorTrying to close a sale can often times feel inauthentic, stressful and forced. And when that happens, you can guarantee that more than likely, you will not be signing on a new client. Because a forced closing of the sale is a surefire way to turn off the client and lose the sale.And because many of us feel awkward in a closing of the sale process, we often try too [Read More...]
Is Believing Enough?
We have heard that if we believe in something we can create it. But is believing enough to create what it is that we desire? Believing is a good start, but in order to create what we want we need to go beyond.
Let me tell you a story that will illustrate what it is that I am talking about.
Imagine that you are buying furniture for your living room. You went to the furniture department and you found the perfect pieces. You [Read More...]
The estimated 9 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. generate over $1.4 trillion in revenues and they employ millions of American workers. According to a new report by American Express, an average of more than 1,200 new women-owned companies launched each day last year.
Societal changes, high levels of education and technological advances have made it easier than ever before for women to go into business for [Read More...]
We have all heard this warning: “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.” Also, psychologists, writers, and seminar leaders caution that we only have from seven to seventeen seconds of interacting with strangers before they form an opinion of us.
With this widely acknowledged pressure to “make our case” instantly, here are my seven tips for making your first impression strongly positive.
The greatest way to make a [Read More...]
Laughing releases oxytocin, known as the “bonding hormone,” into the body’s system. When a salesperson and customer laugh together it builds trust and empathy and helps remove the customer’s body armor. Here are seven tips that can help you make the customer laugh.
Know your audience. Don’t try to be funny with somebody you don’t know. They may not get it if they don’t share your values and assumptions. Don’t try to use [Read More...]
Many people go through life satisfied with status quo, stomping ants, handling the routine, not reaching their God-given potential. Others make Hippos fly, reaching their potential, accomplishing something major. Which type of person do you want to be?
The two major components of time management are practice and purpose. The practice component refers to what you do with the minutes of your day. The purpose component refers to finding and knowing [Read More...]
Women of Working Age
There were 127.1 million working age women (16 years of age and older, civilian non-institutional population) in the U.S. in 2013 – 72.7 million were in the labor force.1
Of the 127 million women of working age, 99.5 million were White, 16.6 million were Black or African American, 7.1 million were Asian, and 18.7 million were of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.2,3
Between 2012 and 2022 the number of women in the civilian [Read More...]
The same way a person will have a first name, and other names, nicknames preferably, is similar to how you can carve a unique niche for your business by providing multiple names that can act as a pathway through which potentials visitors can notice your goods and services. The digital space is a wide area, requiring that visitors have to take some time to navigate new areas in the web space, with an assurance that a need has to be met. Since you [Read More...]