3 Steps to Getting Started Doing Videos in Your Business – Part 3 of 3

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I hope you’ve caught the last couple articles in this series, even if you haven't started doing video yet in your business - for marketing, your website, tips, engaging clients and more. This seriously is something you don't want to ignore anymore. And if you're already doing videos in your business, you may catch a few tips here that can enhance your videos, capture you more viewers and convert more paying customers! In my business and marketing coaching business, I hear a lot of excuses as to why someone isn't or doesn't want to do video yet in their business. I do. I hear it all! But that doesn't mean there isn't a way to get around those obstacles or fears that you may have and … [Read more...]

[Video Ezine] Save time & make more money doing this…

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I want to share a video with you I did earlier this week recording my Jumpstart Your Business Now Radio Show for 3 reasons: The radio show this week was me doing a Solo Show without a guest which means I gave a 30 min mini training session! You definitley want to go watch it. I'm looking for guests for my 2014 shows! You can find out how to apply to be a guest here now. I wanted you to also notice first hand how I leveraged this show....I hold it for free live each week, I promote it on social media and my blog and emails, I took the video of this and posted it on youtube, pinterest and then linked it out again to my social sites in different posts automatically. If you're not … [Read more...]

Top 3 Ways to Get Out of Overwhelm

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One of the main things that stops a lot of entrepreneurs from moving forward in their business or holds them back from reaching the 6-figure mark is being in overwhelm. Overwhelm can cripple a business owner. It sometimes gets so bad you may do nothing at all! And that’s not going to help you make more money or get more clients….you want to stay in constant action to see the best results. BUT those actions should be very strategic, planned and targeted to what you need to do to start, grow or market your business. Many small business owners focus on the wrong things first in their business therefore sometimes filling their schedule with unnecessary tasks rather than revenue … [Read more...]

20 business experts to share how to get bigger results and faster results in your small business

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My Interview is this Friday, June 7th - Register Today!  Invitation for Speakers, Trainers & Messengers:  My friend, Dr. Linette Montae invited me to be on this teleseries with her and 20 other business experts to share how to get bigger results and faster results in your small business. If you have a passion to deliver your message to the world and you're a speaker, this telesummit is for you. It takes more than passion to keep your speaking business running month after month, and growing year after year. If you are a fairly new speaker, trainer or messenger, you might find yourself just hoping for the next gig so you can keep your doors open 30 more days. If you are a seasoned … [Read more...]

Do you love what you do but struggle with the “selling” part of business?

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Are you having great conversations but not attracting a steady stream of clients who say YES to you and your offer? Do you love what you do but struggle with feeling awkward and uncomfortable in the sales conversation? Do you find yourself avoiding sales conversations because you don’t want to appear pushy, salsey or manipulative? You are not alone. There is a better way! Join Liz Wendling, The Sales Coach for Women and Katrina Sawa, the JumpStart Your Biz Coach for a FREE teleclass tomorrow, Thursday, May 30th at 4:00 pm PT! EVERYONE sells something! One of the biggest problems faced by women business owners is not understanding how to attract clients in a way that … [Read more...]

JumpStart Your Business NOW! Radio Show with Katrina Sawa w/ Laser Tips on How to Jumpstart Your Business Now!

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I host my own Blog Talk Radio show called JumpStart Your Business NOW! on Blog Talk Radio from 11:00 - 11:30 am (PST) / 1:00 pm (EST) every Tuesday. If you want to call into the show and ask a question just dial (347) 843-4152 Listen in now to the April 2nd Show with the link above! This show was all about laser focused business and marketing tips and strategies to jumpstart your business. I talked about all kinds of ways to get clients, how to streamline your business, different possible business models you could have to bring in additional revenue, about how to do free calls to generate paying customers and more!   … [Read more...]

New Jumpstart Your Biz Workshop Series

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Affordable One-Day Workshops to Jumpstart ALL Areas in Your Business & Marketing Join me in Roseville, CA April 5th for the first of the 4 classes I'll be doing this year.   Find out about ALL the dates and topics here.These one-day workshops will be designed to help those in attendance with the following topics. This is not my agenda this day, it will be custom designed to help everyone who attends with these topics and to dive in deep to get stuff done, get the strategies in place, implemented, developed or tweaked period. Topics Discussed in Class on April 5th: Options for directly marketing to new prospects, networking, follow up marketing systems, phone call scripts and … [Read more...]

I’m tired of all the hype….let’s get to the meat shall we?

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I'm so tired of all the hype out there on the internet about "make millions at this or that or by doing this or that". Every week I talk with a minimum of 5 small business owners who've wasted time or money doing the wrong things because they listened to some free teleclass or someone teaching a supposed moneymaking process. I want to dispel the rumors out there that it's really that simple to make millions...or even $100,000 because it's not. To start, run, market and enjoy a consistently successful 6+ figure business there are two things you want to focus on: Spending your time wisely (and you may have to spend more time up front than "they say") doing the right revenue … [Read more...]

Automation Tips, Software and Systems to Make Your Life Easier

This surgery kicked my butt! I had NO IDEA the magnitude of pain and recovery I'd be in after this thing. I haven't had any type of surgery or even hospital stay since I was 4 for goodness sakes. Now don't laugh for those of you who have.....yes, I actually thought I would be up driving around within 10 days or so!! So funny what a reality check this has been....and yes, I'm doing much, much better this week. The surgery was a big success my doctor tells me. I've been up walking around on "my walker" LOL for about a week now. I'm even home alone today managing to get my meals, things I need, pillows, etc. It's exciting. AND of course I'm back to work and coaching clients this week … [Read more...]

Monetize Your Business by Speaking: What You Need to Have Ready to Go for Any Opportunity

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Speaking is one of the least expensive, most effective marketing strategies you can do in your business. If you're already speaking then great, what I'm sharing in this article could be a good reminder for you. If you are not speaking yet, then why not? Are you afraid of speaking or getting in front of an audience? Are you unsure of what to speak about or to whom or saying to yourself "who would care about what I have to say?" Regardless of what you do in business you may want to consider speaking. Speaking allows you to be the expert in front of your prospects and peers. It gives you instant credibility and trust with the audience. And it speeds up the buying process when someone … [Read more...]

20 Tips to Maximize Your In-Person Networking

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Networking is the least expensive, most effective form of marketing that any small business owner can do. Nowadays you can do it online and offline but there are some keys to doing this that are crucial so you're not being too salesy, pushy or annoying AND you're still building great relationships with qualified prospects! I know networking is still such an important marketing strategy for any business owner because this is how I built my multiple-six-figure business, massive amounts of networking and having a clear follow up plan. And you can do it too even if you 'hate' networking! Click Here to read my top 20 in person networking tips that I share with all my clients whether they're … [Read more...]

10 Simple Ways to Follow Up with Prospects

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In any business it's important to develop simple follow up systems to keep on top of your prospects', customer's and referral sources' minds. If you don't do your follow up; you are wasting valuable marketing dollars and time you've already spent on gathering new leads. I used to do a lot of networking at chamber events, women's organizations and biz expos and I generally collected about 25-50 business cards from new contacts on a good week. I pay an assistant to enter them all into my computer database for me so I can easily mail merge them when I want to send out a mailer. I also enter them into my email database because I usually ask them in person if they want to receive my free … [Read more...]

What’s Up With All the ‘Mastermind Programs’ Out There and WHY Should I Consider Joining One Myself ? (Part 3)

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Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been talking with you about Mastermind programs. Why you should join, what they are, what the are not and which one would be the best fit for you. But ultimately…. What it all comes down to is how do you most like to learn and how are you most productive? You have to know your best learning style so you choose and invest in the programs and products that fit you and how you best learn so you don’t waste your money. I, for example, am NOT a good product learner. I don’t have good luck purchasing a home study kit or other listen to/read type of product and then actually sitting down working my way through it. It will sit on my shelf forever … [Read more...]

What’s Up With All the ‘Mastermind Programs’ Out There and WHY Should I Consider Joining One Myself ? (Part 2)

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Last week I wrote an article about WHY you should consider joining a Mastermind program. This week I am going to go over what makes a TRUE mastermind and how to know the difference. As most of you know, I’ve been offering my Live Big Mastermind program to you for 3 years now as MY next step in my business. This is my FAVORITE program to run and involves some of my FAVORITE clients who end up moving FAST! THE #1 REASON I did this is because being in these types of programs for me was the single best thing that catapulted my business so fast in the last few years. I wanted to offer that same type of accelerated learning, access and support to a select group of entrepreneurs like you … [Read more...]

What’s Up With All the ‘Mastermind Programs’ Out There and WHY Should I Consider Joining One Myself ? (Part 1)

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I woke up this morning and couldn't get back to sleep without writing this because I think it's so important...this was confusing to me a few years ago too when I first started joining mastermind programs and high level coaching programs. I know many of you are reading other people's ezines and promotions and following other coaches and mentors as well....as you should; but I'm hearing that you're confused. With all the coaching and mastermind options out there right now, all of the 2012 mid-year groups are now forming...not only mine but a couple of my mentors', other coaches like me and more; you're confused as to which one is right for you? I know they are a big investment, not … [Read more...]

The Simple 3 Step System to Start Attracting Clients & Making Money NOW!

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Ready to Find Out What You REALLY Need to do to Attract Clients and Make Money Now? The top questions I hear from entrepreneurs are “How do I find clients” and “How can I make more money?” So how do you do it?  How do you continuously attract and find new clients, build the business that excites you and make more money … all at the same time? The biggest mistakes entrepreneurs are making right now, over and over again, are randomly investing in products and programs or people who can’t really help them with what they need to do next. They need their ‘next steps’ yet they’re being enticed with ‘bright shiny objects’ that distract them from reaching their big … [Read more...]

Making Sense of Social Media – What’s Hootsuite For Goodness Sakes?

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I laughed as I created this title but it's true. So many entrepreneurs that I talk with or who work with me always ask, "What's Hootsuite and should I be using it for my business?" That's if they have any idea about what it is at all of course, many do not. Hootsuite is an automation tool. The layman's way to describe it is that Hootsuite allows you post comments and updates on your social media profiles all from one online location. This is supposed to save you time from having to log in to all the different ones separately. Some of the things you do on Hootsuite however are good for time management and some things aren't worth doing in my mind because they could make you look … [Read more...]

6 Step Marketing Follow Up System That Business Owners Must Be Doing and Are NOT Doing!

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Yes, this IS the Jumpstart Your Marketing(R) Ultimate Marketing System! I don't know that I've ever just put it in an ezine before like this so here it is! Yes, I sell my entire system on my website for $197 which includes the instruction, workbook, training audios and all the templates you will want to implement this into your business.               It seems like a no brainer right? Wrong. Most small businesses have no idea what to say in follow up, what to send, to whom and when or how. So that's why it just doesn't get done. You aren't doing your phone call follow ups, I know. You aren't mailing anything in the … [Read more...]