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How to Collect from Clients Without Breaking Legs

Maybe it’s just me, but asking for money is uncomfortable.  It becomes even more uncomfortable when that money is owed to you by a client that is late to pay. However, knowing  how to collect from clients hasn’t been that much of a problem since I don’t really need to, technology does it for me.…

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How Not to Get Pwned by a Client

So, yesterday I got smacked down by a client that I am creating a website for.  This particular customer owns a million dollar business, and has connections to a lot of influential people.  Of course, I don’t want any of my clients to be upset with me, but it would really suck if everything on…

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Who Else Wants to Fire a Client?

Are you feeling used, abused, and unappreciated? Well, you don’t need to. It’s time to fire a client! When you are a new business owner, you sometimes feel a sense of desperation. You hold on to clients that you would never work with when times are good because you are new and feel as though…

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006 STBS: Power Pricing and How To Price Fairly

http://media.blubrry.com/stototallybusinesssavvy/p/s3.amazonaws.com/STBS-Podcast/Episodes/006-STBS-Pricing-Your-Services.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTranscript of episode:  Click here to read In this episode, I talk about how to price yourself fairly to your clients and how to create a win-win situation for the both of you.  Pricing is one of the most difficult steps in the whole business process, not because it’s…

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005 STBS: Why Your Business Needs a CRM

http://media.blubrry.com/stototallybusinesssavvy/p/s3.amazonaws.com/STBS-Podcast/Episodes/005-STBS-Customer-Relationship-Managers.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTranscript of episode:  Click here to read It’s getting harder and harder to build meaningful relationships these days.  That’s why in this episode we talk about two things: maintaining relationships with clients during tough times, and keeping relationships fresh using a Contact Relationship Manager (CRM). When you are in…

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Episode #16 Clients and Charging

The hardest part, at least for me, about being in my own business is charging customers. I often think that, because I am a nice guy and good at what I do, people will pay me fairly. Well, that isn’t the case most of the time. Normal people are business people. What I mean is…

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