Video: Creating Easy YES Offers

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Today I'm talking about when to do free vs. paid introductory offers and sessions in your business or your funnel plus how to create EASY YES offers too. I'm working on tweaking this right now with many of my clients...you've always got to tweak what you're doing and keep shifting, especially when things get stagnant. Easy yes offers are offers you want to have available in many situations in your business such as: when at networking events when speaking to groups virtually or live when exhibiting at a conference or with a vendor table anywhere on radio show interviews and telesummits your own free teleclasses and webinars videos like the one below and more! I share … [Read more...]

Free Webinar: Jumpstart Your Marketing & Sales System

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Join me on March 18, 2014 for a NEW Free Webinar: on my NEW Jumpstart Your Marketing & Sales System! Regardless of what type of business you have or when you started it, you’re just probably not doing enough marketing or sales. If you’re trying way too hard to make the amount of money that you thought you should be making by now then this webinar is for you. If you’re just starting your business – THIS WEBINAR WILL SAVE YOU MONTHS, IF NOT YEARS OF TIME, & THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS INVESTED IN THE WRONG PLACES. You just have to trust me on that, you see, I’ve been there. I’ve invested hundreds of thousands of dollars on my business including workshops, programs, … [Read more...]

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

Katrina Sawa speaks about masterminds on her radio show

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...]

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...]

How to Choose the Right Mastermind For You and Why Being in One Totally ROCKS! (Part 2 of 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. THE #1 REASON I started my own mastermind program for my clients 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 who want to get where you want to go FASTER as well. It’s a great program to offer if you like to work closely with your clients in a small group but it’s also a way to transform your … [Read more...]

How to Work With Katrina Sawa as Your Big Picture Business Coach

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Hi there, its Katrina Sawa here with a special blog post for subscribers and followers and friends!   With the half way mark of 2013 just a few weeks away, I know that many of you are looking at ways to finally jumpstart your business into high gear.   Maybe you're getting to the point where you know it's finally time to take your business seriously and get the training and help you need. Maybe you're just at a crossroads and aren't sure which path to take without some personal direction.   Well, you're not alone. I don't know anyone who's built a successful, smooth-running, consistent lead-generating, moneymaking machine of a business without getting the training … [Read more...]

How to Choose the Right Mastermind For You and Why Being in One Totally ROCKS! (Part 1 of 2)

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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. Many of you are probably confused with all the coaching and mastermind options out there right now…you’re confused as to which one is right for you and if it’s even the best next step for you right? They are a big investment, not only in yourself but in the direction of your business too so you want to make the RIGHT DECISION on which one to join. First of all, WHY should you want to join a Mastermind group or coaching program? It’s … [Read more...]

3 Sales Strategies to Incorporate Into Your Presentations or Speaking Gigs

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Speaking in front of an audience is often intimidating or scary. Some of us are more comfortable with it than others. Selling from the stage or in front of a room to a group is a different story though. You may be comfortable speaking and giving great content but are you making an offer or leading the audience to buy something or take an action of any kind? Often times we don’t do these things during our talks because we aren’t allowed to of course depending on the venue and type of event. But other times we are allowed to sell but still don’t or we just don’t do a very good job at it for one reason or another. Typically people who try to sell from the stage but aren’t … [Read more...]

How to Close More Sales to Make More Money

Free Live Event to Maximize Your Sales Tuesday, March 26 all day in Sacramento, CA with my friend Eric Lofholm, Master Sales Trainer The rules of business have changed. Have you adapted? Or are you struggling to make the changes you need to survive and thrive in this economy. Have you been affected by the economy? Could you benefit from discovering the cutting edge ideas that are working in business today? Is your list of leads dwindling (or non-existent!) as you struggle to find the next sale, and the next and the next? Could your lead generation system use a good boost? The truth is business has changed over the last 12 months. We must all improve to keep up with the rapid change we … [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...]

Join Katrina Sawa for an Absolutely FREE NO-OPT-IN-REQUIRED Open Coaching Call on Friday!

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Who Is This For? Any business owner, entrepreneur or wanna be entrepreneur who wants some clear direction, action steps, how-to advice and more to help you jumpstart your business this year and make a ton more money! How Will You Benefit When You Attend Live?:  Come learn ways to attract more clients, redesign your services, develop more confidence to increase your rates, change up your website to bring more leads, figure out what to do on social media so you stop spinning your wheels, find out what to say in follow up emails and calls, how to network better, do an ezine, webinar, video or teleclass, how to craft a signature talk to get booked as a speaker, find speaking gigs, … [Read more...]

Are You Living the Life You Want and Deserve?

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When I first found out how much money I could truly make as a coach and entrepreneur I was shocked. No one in my family that I knew of ever made over $150,000 or so. It wasn't in my thinking that I'd probably do that in my lifetime but now it's a reality (and then some!). One of my first mentors in the Internet Marketing world taught me about living life to the fullest. But also living it like you had it all today and not waiting for it to come to live a full life, but to live it now. Now, granted, when this all came about the economy was booming and entrepreneurs I met were making tons of money. People were spending money on the Internet like crazy and if you were remotely savvy … [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...]