Tag Archives: sales

I Can’t Sell, I Am Shy. Can I Still Make Money?

If you are like me, one of the biggest stumbling blocks in business was the feeling that I was a greasy used-car salesman whenever I wanted to sell something of value. Whether it’s a service or product if you are an introvert, you are likely to feel uncomfortable taking money for anything simply because you…

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029 STBS: Sales Plans and Working Less On Your Business

http://media.blubrry.com/stototallybusinesssavvy/p/s3.amazonaws.com/STBS-Podcast/Episodes/029-STBS-sales-plans-and-working-less.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTo leave feedback, or ask a question, please send me a voicemail at 714-643-5301.  You can also subscribe to the podcast in iTunes! In this episode we talk about the importance of having a sales plan.  Now a sales plan doesn’t have to be something that is elaborate.  On…

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027 STBS: Selling and Traditional Business with Dad

http://media.blubrry.com/stototallybusinesssavvy/p/s3.amazonaws.com/STBS-Podcast/Episodes/027-STBS-traditional-business-with-dad.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIf you haven’t yet, you can subscribe to the So Totally Business Savvy (iTunes).  Call our feedback line 714-643-5301 to ask a question or leave a comment. In this episode, I give a quick update with what’s been going on with the niche site stuff.  Things look pretty solid…

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Putting Your Internet Marketing Skills to Use

Zaid Rasid from zaidrasid.com emailed me the following question (after some back and forth conversation). I’m thinking about  providing my internet marketing skills as well so do you have any suggestion on a good path to take? I mean what services do you offer your clients? Glad you asked! I offer web development, business consulting,…

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3 Myths You Should Know About Freelance Business Proposals

I recently asked my Twitter friends (Reggie and Daniela) if they’d be interested in knowing how I go about giving proposals to clients and I got a great response. However, it got me thinking. Rather than just make a single post about proposals, it’d be better to make a series. And what better way to…

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Why You Should Be Trying To Lose Sales

You may be wondering if I’m crazy, but in fact I am lazy (hey, that rhymed).  Anyway, when I first started shooting out proposals and spent time trying to close deals, I would spend hours and hours with prospects that really weren’t going to buy my services to begin with.  Quickly I learned that one…

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