Is it just me, or does everything feel a bit tense right now?
Pandemic. Protests. Mail problems. Masks. Politics. Wild fires. Ugh! There is just SO. MUCH. GOING. ON.
As if that weren't enough, we still have our businesses to manage. I can't do much about what's going on in the world. But I can exert a measure of control over my schedule, my revenue, and my business. For me, being in control of my business is a bit of relief from the tensions of modern life. How about you?
Support for Premium Members
Need some feedback, guidance, or a sanity check? Action Calls resume on Monday. And our regular monthly Group Marketing Coaching Call is on Wednesday (new earlier time!). Not a Premium member? You can upgrade any time through your member profile.
Elevator Speech Webinar
On Tuesday at 3 PM Pacific, I will be teaching a virtual class on How to Create A Killer Elevator Speech for I Take the Lead. If you feel like you could use a refresher on how to answer the "what do you do" question, please join me as my guest. There is no charge for this class, but registration is required. Get the access link here: https://tinyurl.com/yy5x9hyf
Marketing Machine Workshop In October
Speaking of refreshers, is your profitable marketing machine up and running? We talked about my three-step process for putting it together in August at our marketing webinar. Several of you asked for help updating your plans and putting them into action. Which is especially important now that the entire world (including marketing) has changed.
Here's the help I promised! My new 12-session Prosperity & Profitability Marketing Machine Workshop starts in October. We'll be working fast with 12 classes over six weeks. Not all the details are posted yet, but advance registration is open. Just $47 for DIY members until September 30th. See all the details here: DIY Marketing Classes
And now for a personal update: No, I haven't bought a house yet. Yes, I am still living out of a suitcase. Currently I am in Des Moines, Iowa. Stressful? You betcha! But I am counting my blessings, which include YOU.
To your prosperity & profitability,
Your Virtual Marketing Coach
DIY Events: September 14-18, 2020
Action Call 1 [Monday] Zoom | 9 AM Pacific · 11 AM Central · 12 PM Eastern | Registration optional | Premium members only | Access Link: Action Calls
Action Call 2 [Monday] Zoom | 11 AM Pacific · 1 PM Central · 2 PM Eastern | Registration optional | Premium members only | Access Link: Action Calls
"I wanted to take a quick minute to say thank you for all your advice on the call this morning. I feel very blessed to have you in my life and on my team with all your brilliant ideas and support. Thanks for being you. And, thanks for collecting such amazing people into the SOHO community. It really is inspiring to listen to and to be around people who are walking the walk and getting things done." ~Connie Dorigan, CPC, www.dorigan.com
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"Thanks for putting together such a great group, Ronnie, where I can actually say my business grew 61% in one year because of ideas and support I received through SoHo MM!!" ~Victoria Cook, ACC, www.TheGuiltFreeCoach.com
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Am I ever delighted with the Mastermind group. My first month's value was worth the cost of the entire year's participation!! ~ Tammy Cook, www.RenaissanceMinds.com
"And speaking of impressed, you too, continue to impress me. I LOVE the inspiration calls, for their inspiration and for their accountability. So thank you." ~ Connie Dorigan, www.dorigan.com
"I enjoy and appreciate all the attention and the direction of the new Marketing Mastermind. I notice your added energy and focus and find value in it. Hearing the same things in different ways allows the information to integrate more fully. After listening to you, I am ever more understanding of the dance between listening and sharing. When you speak, there is the intertwining of your years of experience. I am gradually learning the various pieces that you put together so skillfully and gracefully. Then you top it off with your powerful strength of ideation." ~ Caron MacLane, Circle Coach & Consultant, www.CaronCircleCC.com
"You treat everyone as if they are the only person in the room. I have recommended you to my good friends and will continue to spread your name. I was impressed by your generosity of information, and your grace throughout your greetings, meetings and farewells." ~ Tammy Sanderson
"The MasterMind weekend was truly inspirational. I felt as if I had been wearing blinders, and they were suddenly gone. It opened my eyes to the possibilities of where my business can go, and how to get there." ~ Holly Stokes, The Brain Trainer, NLP Coach, www.ExpandingPotentials.net
"You're such a great coach and I've learned so much. Thanks for everything!" ~ Darlene MacAuley, www.AustinHypnobabies.com
"I really enjoyed the marketing workshop on Saturday. I learned SO much. You are a fabulous presenter: knowledgeable, friendly, caring and more! I am excited about implementing new strategies for my business." ~Paula Rudberg Lowe, Expressions
"I learned so much in the marketing mastermind class as well as in our one-on-one sessions. I got exactly what you promised: a great plan and a clear vision of my business and marketing. It was truly worth the time and money!" ~Valerie Warren, Streamline Solutions
"I just finished my marketing plan. I can't believe how easy it was after your class...I can't believe I actually have a marketing plan put together. Good gracious, I'd read quite a few marketing books and took notes, but then all I had was a computer file with a lot of notes. Now, after your one-hour class--and the Friday deadline--I actually wrote it down and even went through some of those notes while I did it. Wow. I can't believe I did it! Thanks so much, Ronnie. You're terrific!" ~Julie McDonald Zander, Chapters of Life Memory Books, www.chaptersoflife.com
"You are an amazingly generous soul who is helping small businesses like mine by your emails and the very approach that you take to business. Thanks for being such a help!" ~Sharon Silver, Center for Conscious Parenting
"I can't tell you how much I've gotten from working with you. Our private session just now was very helpful and I WILL make those calls this week and next. "~Michele M. Downey, MBA, RD, Food Marketing Consultant, http://www.mmdowney.com/
Marketing: 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.
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Medium Business:More employees, and more revenue.
Big Business:I think we all know the answer to this one.
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