Podcast Ep 122: Making Your First Sales

Today’s episode #122 of Own It! the Podcast was the first ever where I had to say to Nicola the day before “I have absolutely zero to talk about!”  I knew when I got there that I would be able to make a half-decent contribution, but in doing my show prep on Tuesday I could only see that I’d had a quiet week for various reasons. February’s ten calls with my clients in Small Business Big Magic ended on Tuesday 28th and, since then, I’d had given myself Thursday off. Then, on Monday, no clients showed to the Live Facebook […]

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Thoughts About Selling

I love selling. My clients mostly do not. Here are some thoughts about selling which might help. The only thing we cannot control is when. When a client will buy. They will buy when they are good and ready. And their reasons for making that decision are not only about money. They are about how much desire you have created for the thing you are selling, product or service, and if they have enough room in their lives to focus on using well and enjoying their purchase from you. Yes, I know you CAN get them to buy within a […]

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Every No Takes You Closer To A Yes: MLM, Network Marketing and Sales

In my Money-Making Magic Google Group, we have enjoyed some recent exchanges from members contemplating joining network marketing organisations.  If that’s you too, here are a couple of resources I’d recommend, all of which I have found useful in the general business context as well as MLM, network marketing and sales. The first is Robert Kiyosaki’s book The Business School: For People Who Like Helping People*. I really like the idea of MLM as a way of creating a business. In the USA MLM doesn’t have the slightly dodgy connotations we give it in the UK. Americans regard network marketing […]

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