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Local Chapters of Business Women is a networking group currently serving women in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Estero, Bonita Springs, Naples, Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, North Port, Englewood, Venice, Sarasota, and the surrounding cities, who want to develop personally and professionally. We are dedicated to assisting women advance their business skills through networking, personal development, and the sharing of resources. We encourage participation at events specifically designed for effective business networking for women.
We continue to grow and lead the way as one of the most respected and valuable organization for women in business today. By becoming a member of Local Chapters of Business Women you will be part of a large organization that offers you empowerment and support for you and your business.
If you are struggling to get leads to your business or just don’t know how to get more traffic to your website then look no further. Below are a few ways to get free leads as well as how to get cheap leads through paid ads (depending on on your business).
1. You can create a mailing list. When a customer or person comes onto your website you can have them opt in to your newsletter or after the sale you can have them opt in to receive [Read More...]
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You’re Always Public Speaking So Be Prepared
By: Maria Davies
The funny thing about presenting and public speaking is that the majority of people will tell you they don’t enjoy it and/or aren’t very good at it. And yet regardless of who they are and what they do, most of the speaking they do on a day-to-day basis IS public speaking.
You see, mostly when we talk to [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...]
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...]
How Web Video Production Can Help Your Business
Web video production has become increasingly popular as embedding technologies and broadband internet speed gets ever better. Where your business or site warrants it, using an online web presenter can help get your message across in tutorials and product guides, for example. And where a virtual tour is required, the web video really comes into its own.
The bottom line is, the Internet is now ready [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...]
“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...]
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...]
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The Top Nine Marketing & Sales Strategies
Oliver Wendell Holmes said, “The great thing in life is not where we stand, but what direction we are moving.” No matter what business you work in, a “business as usual” mindset will insure your competitors are making more money than you are. If you don’t stand out from the competition you may find yourself stood up by your [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...]