Working from home has become so much more popular in the last two years because of the economic climate. People are looking for other ways to create sustainable income. This has created tonnes of new business opportunities.
No one likes to admit they aren’t good at what they do. Even if a person fails, he or she won’t likely admit that individual performance was to blame. But people are often mediocre or just plain bad at sales, and they don’t even realize it.
What goals do you have for your business, for making more money this year? How will you reach them? What will you do if one idea fails? Do you have a backup plan? How can you maximize profit and minimize your risk? Who will help you? How do you outsource what aren’t your strengths? Most importantly who will help you brainstorm all of this and who will keep you accountable? All very good questions to consider as we roll into yet another year here. Start it off right, I want YOU to succeed in building lasting wealth!
The more my friend Tom and I talked the more I chewed on his ideas. Yes I agreed planning was necessary, you need to know your $19 clickfunnels plan, what goes where, and have a process to take your clients through that will lead them to purchasing from you BUT ideas are one thing, taking action is where the money’s really at!
You don’t need to go out and spend a fortune on branding either. YOU are your brand. Market YOU, sell YOU, build trust by being the person who provides more value than the rest. Use your name on your website, put a picture up of yourself and write a “my story” page that helps your visitors get to know you on a personal level. If you don’t want to brand yourself, then create a unique hook that grabs people’s attention and makes them think about it. You get my point. Alright, so branding is very important for your long-term success, but what about your…
Bottom line: you can head out to the beach or the shopping mall with the kids, go on a long overdue vacation while a little army of your automated follow-up e-mails get sent to your subscribers and be able to make commissions — smart, huh?
Imagine that you own a dry cleaning business in Pasadena, California, and that some web user has just spilled coffee on her favorite outfit. She needs it cleaned, pronto, so she jumps on the web and types “dry cleaners, pasadena ca” into the Google lookup in her browser.
We’re not running our business like that anymore. It’s not just a tax write-off anymore. It’s a way to make a whole lot of money that you can pass along to your children. It’s a way of completely changing the lives of your posterity for generations to come.