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Wednesday, March 13 2013

Do you hate to sell? 

Sales skills are not optional when you work for yourself--they are absolutely necessary to your success! 
If you've got a mission to share, but struggle with sales and marketing, I'm committed to helping you acquire the skills you need to bring your gifts to the world.
Learn the basics of Jim Lorentzen's Soft Selling Sales Training, the perfect solution for introverts and people who just plain hate to sell, but have to in order to stay in business in this info-packed one-hour call:
  • Why we "hate" selling--and how to turn that around
  • Why prospects don't buy--and what to do about that
  • How to double your sales immediately with one simple technique
  • The greatest mistake in selling that is costing you clients and hurting your reputation
  • The 3 secret questions that prospects won't ask, but you must answer to make the sale
  • The complete 8-step Soft Selling process revealed
That's a LOT of information packed into a one-hour class, but you will get it all--and it will be worth it, I promise!
Is this one-hour teleclass for you?  
==>> YES, if you feel shy, tentative or nervous about selling, and have trouble screwing up the courage to call, talk to, or pursue prospective clients.
==>> NO, if you excel at sales, you feel comfortable cold calling by phone, knocking on strangerss doors, and are willing to talk the hind leg off a donkey if given the chance.
What: Secrets of Soft Selling teleclass
Who: this call is business owners who feel reluctant or resistant to selling their services
When: Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 10 a.m. Pacific
Where: from the comfort and convenience of your phone
How much: F-R-E-E-!
If you're truly passionate about your product and/or service, and are ready to make doing what you love actually pay, but you're struggling with how to make that happen, you owe it to yourself to take the time to attend this eye-opening teleclass.
What to do now:
***Enroll in this class here:
All I need is your name and an email address so I can send you the phone number of the teleclass.
You'll get a confirmation email email, plus a reminder so you don't miss the class.
If you miss the class, bummer, because it will not be recorded. :-(
But if you're serious about overcoming any aversion to sales and want to learn these powerful secrets, you'll make the time to invest an hour in this complimentary teleclass.
What: Secrets of Soft Selling teleclass
Who: this call is business owners who feel reluctant or resistant to selling their services
When: Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 10 a.m. Pacific
Where: from the comfort and convenience of your phone
Looking forward to seeing you on the call!
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Wednesday, March 13 2013

Jim Lorentzen's Soft Selling Sales Training

The Ultimate Sales Training for Small Business Owners Who Hate to Sell

Presented by Veronika Noize, the Marketing Coach, at the DIY Marketing Center

Classes by phone

9 Thursday mornings from 9-10:30 am
Dates: April 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; June 6, 2013

Register for Soft Selling only $497

*DIY MC Members: $372

*DIY Mastermind Members: $247

Onsite evening classes

9 Tuesday evenings from 6:30-9 pm
Dates: April 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21, 28;
June 4, 11, 2013

Register for Soft Selling only $597

*DIY MC Members: $442

*DIY Mastermind Members: $297

*Please note that your membership must be current for the duration of the program to secure the special rates. Lapsed membership will result in pro-rated balance charges, which is still a great deal. Heck, just do the math. If you decide to cancel your registration or :membership, a charge for any bonuses already delivered will be run at the value stipulated.


This sales training includes everything you need:

  • 8 classes + 1 bonus Q&A session covering the complete Soft Selling system

  • A new way to think about and approach sales (you'll LOVE this!)

  • A visual diagram of the process + LIVE modeling of every step in class

  • Customizable scripts and templates for every step of the sale

  • Real examples from other people to inspire you

  • In-class personal coaching and feedback on your personalized script

  • Hot seat role plays and in-class practice so you get comfortable saying the words and conducting your sales conversations

...Plus these HUGE Bonuses:

Bonus #1: The complete workbook in hard copy (on-site classes only). Includes 50 key ideas, 20+ qualifying questions, 9-step closing checklist, 17 essential trust builders, great responses to those frustrating stalls and objections, and so much more!

Bonus #2: The essential workbook in handy downloadable PDF format.

Bonus #3: 10 original MP3 Audios of Jim Lorentzen's Soft Selling program

Bonus #4: How to Create a Killer Elevator Speech ebook + audio extras

Bonus #5: A full Q&A session to fill in any gaps and answer your questions 


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Sunday, March 03 2013

Are you ready to learn real-life rock star marketing secrets?

Free teleclass on 3/7/13 REGISTER NOW

Rock Star Marketing Secrets
with guest expert Andy Gilbert of Pacific Talent
TELECLASS: Rock Star Marketing Secrets with guest expert Andy Gilbert of Pacific Talent
WHEN: Thursday,  March 7, 2013 from 10-11 a.m. Pacific
WHERE: Teleconference
Are you ready to be a total rock star to your clients and prospects? Find out what it takes to get a little bit famous, and put your business in the spotlight with these secret marketing strategies from a music business insider!
You will learn:
> how to get screaming fans
> who should be in your rock star entourage
> how to be a rock star in your business
About the guest expert:
Andy Gilbert established Pacific Talent Inc. in 1975. Since then, he has guided the company to become the largest talent booking agency in Oregon. He has produced numerous corporate events, conventions, and festivals throughout the northwest for 1,000 to 250,000 persons in attendance.
Andy is experienced and knowledgeable with regards to available talent and industry acquisition procedures, all associated talent production requirements, full event production budgeting and accounting, and media relations.
Learn more about Andy at
Public registration includes:
> live teleseminar
> guided notes download
DIY Mastermind membership includes:
> automatic pre-registration
> live teleseminar
> guided notes
> MP3 audio recording
> follow up teleworkshop on 3/21/13 to apply all this to YOUR business
> Ronnie's personal guidance as you apply these strategies in our teleworkshop
This class is part of the Advanced Strategies series from the DIY Mastermind. Presented as a public service by DIY Marketing Center, hosted by Ronnie Noize, the Marketing Coach, and benefitting every lucky person who attends this cool call!

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Business Definitions

The art and science of attracting, acquiring, and retaining clients profitably. 
  • The purpose of marketing is revenue.
  • The process of marketing is relationships.
  • The practice of marketing focuses on market, message, and media.
  • The path of marketing is know, like, trust, try, buy, refer.
SoHo Business:
 A small office or home office-based business.

Micro Business: Usually a sole proprietor, freelancer, consultant or independent professional. Can be full- or part-time, working from home office, outside office, creative, loft, mobile, retail or manufacturing space.

Small Business: Less that 100 employees and/or $2 million in revenue per year.

Medium Business: More employees, and more revenue.

Big Business: I think we all know the answer to this one.


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