Back to the Basics

Getting Back to the Basics in Business

If you are feeling a bit overwhelmed, or burnt out in your business, it’s time to take a brief pause, and get back to the basics.

Don’t feel bad, all entrepreneurs get off track at times.

What’s important is that you recognize when things aren’t going quite right so you can make improvements.

Most times, it’s because we are doing way too much. We get so busy watching everyone else doing what they do. It gets us thinking, ‘maybe I should be doing that too.’

Next thing you know, you have veered so far off course, and didn’t even notice.

You forgot to keep it simple. You know, keeping the main thing…the main thing.

What is My Lead System Pro (MLSP)?

My Lead System Pro - MLSP

If you are like many entrepreneurs who enter into the home business space, you know there is a lot to learn. Since you’ve come across this post, you are probably someone who has been doing some research because you want to build your business online.

Perhaps you have heard of My Lead System Pro (MLSP), and you are curious about what it is exactly, and how it can help you in your business.

If that’s the case, keep reading…

What first attracted me was the internet marketing education, leadership development and training platform they offered. As I started using the tools and applying the training as I learned it, I began to generate more leads for my own business, and experienced an increase in sales and more quality prospects.

A Simple Tool to Create Lead Capture Pages

Create Lead Capture Pages

Since you are doing business online, you know the fortune is in the list, right?

Okay…that’s cool. After you create it, how do you get people on it is the big question.

It’s simple really.

You send people to a landing or capture page where they can sign up to your email list. As you build your business online, you will want a way to keep in touch with your leads and customers.

Having an email list is how you to do that. It provides a way to manage your contacts, follow-up regularly, and build a relationship.

4 Reasons Why Your Online Business Will Fail

Why your online business will failHave you been trying to figure out how to grow your business online, but not getting any results?

Are you becoming stressed out because you don’t know what you should be doing to attract more customers into your business?

Have you been spending hours and hours, looking for the “how-to” solution, that will finally give you the breakthrough you’ve been searching for?

If so, believe me…you are not alone.

Getting started online is challenging when you have no direction, guidance or mentorship. There is so much information out there, it’s hard to know what you should focus on doing.

I’ve been there myself. Feeling overwhelmed and frustrated because nothing you do, seems to ever work.

15 Effective Ways to Build Your Email List

build your email listYou hear it all the time…the fortune is in the list.

But having a list is not enough when it comes to marketing. You need a list of subscribers who are engaged, and interested in what you have to say.

If you are using the internet to grow your home based business, list building is one of the most effective and reliable marketing strategies.

Most entrepreneurs and business owners don’t necessarily know how valuable this tool is. Think about it…when people sign up to your list, they are signing up because they want to hear from you and your company.

They are pre-qualifying themselves by giving you their contact details, and permission to contact them on a regular basis. Once they subscribe to your list, you can segment your messages, and design your email communication to match your reader’s preferences.

What Makes You Stand Out From The Crowd

Stand Out From The CrowdNowadays, many entrepreneurs turn to the internet, with the intent on building their business and brand. But soon after, find the entire process to be quite overwhelming.

If you are ready to expand your business beyond your own backyard, and dive into the online world, you must learn how to stand out from the crowd.

Your first step is to define, what makes you different from everyone else.

That’s the easy part…the one thing that makes you different is the fact that you are…YOU!

Aside from just being your true self, their are a few simple things you can do, to start capturing the attention of potential customers and business prospects.

In this blog post, I will share with you what they are…

Attract Your Audience With An Irresistible Offer

If you’re having a difficult time getting people interested in your products or services, there may be one simple method you aren’t using. A huge part of Internet Marketing, is learning how to attract people to you, who in turn, become very interested prospects.

But, not everyone knows how to do it effectively. It’s easy to over complicate the whole process, but it’s really simple.

The easiest way to build your list of prospects, is to offer something that really piques their interest…an irresistible offer!

If this method is not one you are practicing in your business, this video is for you. Watch and see how you can begin to easily attract your audience with an irresistible offer!

 

The Cure For Information Overload

Information OverloadThe internet can be a powerful resource, and an overwhelming one, all at the same time.

Powerful because you can learn anything about everything. Overwhelming because…well, you can learn anything about everything.

With access to all that information, it can get downright confusing.

Mixed in with all the helpful stuff, there is even more that is completely useless.

Then, you have to determine which is which.

For someone who has just made the decision to, “come online” to start or grow their business, figuring out where to begin is a challenge within itself.

It’s no wonder why so many people become overwhelmed so quickly. So much so, they become paralyzed and do nothing.

Overcoming the Fear of Prospecting

Overcoming the fear of prospectingIf you’ve been in business any length of time, you know in order to grow, you have got to develop the skill of prospecting. There is just no way around it. Business is all about servicing the needs of people. Without people, there is no business.

So, what can you do when you are afraid, shy or even a little embarrassed about exposing people to your product or opportunity?

You just do it!

Really. ACTION TRUMPS FEAR every time!

Now, that’s probably not the answer you wanted to hear, but it’s the simple truth. Like it or not, if you want the life freedom lifestyle that probably motivated you to start your business in the first place, you’ve got to learn how to overcome the fear of prospecting.

5 Summer Productivity Tips for Work At Home Moms

Productivity Tips for Work At Home MomsWorking from home can be a huge adjustment for anyone. Now, when you work at home, add a couple of kids to the mix, PLUS summer vacation, feeling overwhelmed becomes an understatement.

Being a mom of 7, with six of them at home…my sanity has just about been lost, since school let out a couple of weeks ago. My “routine” has changed, along with my daily work schedule.

I’m sure if you are a work at home mom, you can totally understand!

Get Your Priorities In Order…

I know for many of us mom entrepreneurs, family comes before business. I also know, a lot of work at home moms actually slow down or, put their business on “hold” entirely, during the summer months. Though I never recommend anyone slow down in business, everyone has to do what works for them.