In June of last year, I kept having this “funny feeling” that something was up.
It was one of those nagging senses you get when you know someone really well, and can detect even the slightest energy shift from them.
By the end of the summer, I found out that my “funny feeling” was right on. Something was up and what came next was a bittersweet, yet beautiful break-up. Let me explain.
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Today I’m packing my bags to fly across country to speak at a big internet marketing event called Underground hosted by my friend Yanik Silver.
I’m so pumped to teach and learn, and really happy the weather back east is mild. This New Yorker has officially gotten used to 70 degrees and sunny LA weather.
Now that you know my whereabouts, let’s get down to some business advice.
In today’s episode of MarieTV, I’ll show you how to deal with one of THE most upsetting situations you’ll run into as a business owner . . .
Negative business reviews.
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Awkward. Uncomfortable. Ungenerous.
That’s what most of us feel when we get asked for the friends and family discount and we haven’t created a clear policy to handle it.
If you say no-go, you may feel like a selfish money monger. If you say sure-thing, you may feel resentful or turn down much needed revenue for your business.
So what’s the answer?
You’ve got a few options and thankfully, they’re all classy, straightforward and customizable.
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I love answering questions for Q&A Tuesday on MarieTV.
98% of the time, I answer the question that was asked.
But every once in a while a question comes along that reveals a much bigger and juicier set of topics for me to dive into!
Continue reading “Selling Products Online: 4 Simple Ways To Increase Traffic and Sales”
How do you grow a business when you really can’t outsource YOU?
What if you’re a fine artist, or in another creative field in which people pay for a unique product or experience that only you can deliver?
Business owners like this can find themselves with a real luxury problem: too much demand and too little time.
Continue reading “Why Some Business Owners Must Raise Prices”