[Video Ezine] Spooky Surprise Inside!

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Hi there, I hope you're enjoying fall and getting ready for a spooky Halloween! And now for your Spooky Surprise... Get FREE Access Today to one of my most popular Webinars: 10 Steps to Jumpstart Your Business in 90 Days! Limited time offer.... Click here now! Watch today's video (CLICK HERE) On this video I talk about how to get more social media followers, friends, fans and connections. You definitely want to listen in, this was one of the TOP QUESTIONS I got on a recent Facebook survey.... Check it out and tell me what you think! Have a great rest of your week! … [Read more...]

Learning When and How to Start and Run a Group Program in Your Business – Video Part 2 on Membership Models

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What's Up With Kat? What a nice Father's Day weekend we had. Although Jason and I didn't have Riley this weekend, I still spoiled him with a date night, concert in the park and more. What did you do with your special "dad"? I'm prepping for a new program I'm launching the end of this month....some of my clients have been waiting for me to do this....I can't tell you just yet what it is but make sure you're opening the emails!! Speaking of emails...did you register yet for the free teleclass I'm having this week on speaking and next week with my friend Sonia Miller? If not, scroll down and sign up so you don't miss out. They will both be recorded if you can't make them live. I … [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...]

Marketing Your Small Business Doesn’t Have to Be Hard or Overwhelming

We’re almost to the half way mark for the year and boy is it flying by! I wanted to let you in on a little secret that I’m doing right now in my business and it’s about getting back to the basics. Yes, you heard it here first….the queen of doing all kinds of stuff in her biz is still doing the basics! Why? Because that what works! (in any economy) You see, while the leveraged business models are still working, there are some business models that you want to spend your time on and some you ABSOLUTELY DON’T right now…. It’s time to ‘Get Back to the Basics’ of what works in your business, the types of things you're selling, your marketing, your follow up and … [Read more...]

Is Your Website Bringing You Lots of Quality Leads?

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If your website is NOT bringing you lots of quality leads EVERY MONTH, then you may want some advice on how to FIX it so your site does it's job. Your website should be designed, written and positioned to bring in leads and convert them successfully into paying customers consistently every month. Just because you have a website doesn't mean people know it's there - you have to market it. And just because people come to your website, doesn't mean people will buy, contact you or sign up for anything - most of the time, they won't.   The TOP 3 THINGS to Look For On Your Website Are: Does my website speak directly to my ideal target client within 3 seconds of them landing on my … [Read more...]

Start, Grow & Market Your Business the Right Way From the Start

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Learn everything you need to know to start up, grow, expand and market your small business or online business the right way from the start. Stop wasting time and money in the WRONG PLACES or with the WRONG PEOPLE AND PROGRAMS! I've put together everything I know about how I built by multi-six-figure coaching and information marketing business into ONE 90 day program and the best part is that there is also TOTAL ACCESS TO ME in this program too! No other 'guru' or 'expert' out there teaching EVERYTHING I do in such a comprehensive, step-by-step way PLUS none of them give you as much ACCESS to them to ask questions and get personal advice than I do.  This is what you need as an … [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...]

Small Biz Don’ts and How to Avoid Them

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99% of the small business owners I talk to every month have HOLES in their business. Sales and Marketing holes, many of which could be fixed for free or very little investment. They don't see these holes usually however because they're too close to their own business but that doesn't mean they aren't there. I see the holes as huge opportunities for increased sales that could happen with such little effort or expense. In fact often times the seasoned business owner is so set in their ways that they don't evolve with the times, therefore actually losing market share, revenues and overall marketing pizzazz; it becomes much more difficult to attract new clients when you're not moving the … [Read more...]

One week and its gone…

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So the other night when I was driving home I decided I needed to give out a ridiculously crazy offer to help some of the small business owners out there that seem to think they can't afford help and are feverishly trying to figure it all out and do everything themselves. So, here's what I started as of Wednesday that's only available through tomorrow....then it's gone. Your website is your most valuable marketing asset and many of you are ignoring the heck out of yours OR you're designing it yourself and you have no idea what you're doing and it shows. STOP IT! Ask for help and get MUCH, MUCH BETTER RESULTS.   You need to invest time and energy and maybe some dough into your … [Read more...]

Looking to Jumpstart your business, grow your mindset and get clarity around what you are doing in your business and in your marketing?

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VIRTUAL TRAININGS: Looking to Jumpstart your business, grow your mindset and get clarity around what you are doing in your business and in your marketing? Prefer to learn virtually over the phone and email? This can be a very affordable option to getting the advice and coaching YOU need for YOUR business to take it to the next level. Date: TUESDAY, April 24TH @ 5:00 PM (PST) Topic: How to Teach Live Calls & Programs to Boost Your Business Find out why you want to embrace the new marketing strategies such as doing video marketing, mobile marketing, live streaming video shows, teleseminars, webinars, podcasts, radio shows, etc. There are always ways to incorporate some of … [Read more...]