Client Deductions & Business Ethics

Ever have a client make a deduction from an invoice? You know the type, they always find fault with your work, can’t believe that you charge those kinds of rates, and they wonder why you’re not able to drop everything and handle their projects immediately without...

So, What Do You Do? Five Steps to an Infomercial that SELLS!

Did that title give you pause?  Many people struggle to answer this question.  Sometimes referred to as your elevator speech, or infomercial, having a smooth and easy to understand response will really go far in helping people to know who you are and what...

Getting Referrals

Getting referrals takes time and work.  Just because you do a good job for your clients doesn’t mean they’re going to naturally send you referrals.  Attending networking events and making connections with people who could potentially provide you with...

Build Email Marketing Trust Through Appearance (Part Two)

Last week we looked at building trust in our email marketing campaigns by creating a recognizable ‘from’ line to our messages; optimizing the copy that is viewed through the preview pane; and encouraging subscriber communication.  This week we complete the...

Five Quick Ways to Create an Opt-in Email Marketing Page

If you use email marketing as a part of your overall marketing strategy, your opt-in page can be your most important asset. In fact, if properly set up and marketed, your opt-in page can be your sole means to generate viable leads.  Here are five quick ways you...