January 30, 2015

Tactics to Overcome Frustration With Your Service-based Startup

Many entrepreneurs give up before they reap the rewards from their efforts. The reality is, everybody goes through discouragement from time to time. How you get through will determine your success. So how do you overcome discouragement? Here are five strategies you can try… Step back – Taking a break will enable you to look Continue Reading

How to Run a Business while Working Full-Time

If your business hasn't replaced your full-time income yet, how can you juggle both working and running a business effectively? The secret lies in good time (and energy) management, along with outsourcing of all non-essential functions. Time and Energy Management If you're working from 9 to 5, that means you've still got a good five+ Continue Reading

Top Tips for Staying on Top of Your Market Research

Knowing what's going on in your clients' world and in your competitors' world is crucial to success in business. How can you stay on top of your market research, both today and in the future? Here are a few tips. Know What Kind of Data You Need For some businesses, such as an internet start-up, Continue Reading

Understanding Your Bounce Rate

Successful service-based businesses should test everything and measure results by reviewing their sites statistics regularly. It is vital to the longevity of your business to know your numbers. One number you should know is your bounce rate. Bounce rate is the percentage of your website visitors who left your site from the page they entered.  Continue Reading

Summer’s here

Yes, I know the first day of summer isn't until Tuesday but, here in Texas it's been feeling like summer for a couple of weeks now. Summer always makes me think about kicking it up a notch in my business and so I was thinking you may be having that same thought. So, I decided Continue Reading

Building a Successful and Long-Lasting Client Loyalty Strategy

Building a long-lasting profitable business means building client loyalty that lasts. How do you get your clients to come back time and again? How do you get them to tell your friends about you? How do you build up so much goodwill that clients will overlook your occasional mistakes? How do you make your clients Continue Reading