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8 Steps to 8 Figures

I was chatting the other day with The Sales Leader, the amazing Colleen Francis, when she challenged me that my previous article 7 Steps to 7 Figures should have focused on 8 Steps to 8 Figures. I accepted the challenge as we quickly decided to write a new article, have some fun with it, and not use any of my previous points. So thank you Colleen …

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Chad Barr Interviewed by Richa Badami

From the Transformation Catalyst, Richa Badami’s web site: Never judge a book by it’s cover and never judge a man by his title. Chad Barr, although well known for his expertise in software and building Global Digital Empires also happens to be an incredible musician and guitarist. In this interview, Chad Barr discusses topics never before discussed, talking about his love for music, how to create success through …

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How to Leverage an Honorary and Voluntary Position

Quite a few of my clients and colleagues accept honorary and voluntary positions with various organizations and associations. Here is how to best leverage such positions: Focus on delivering genuine value for the association and its members. Contribute to their newsletter each time it’s sent out and provide them with helpful improvement ideas. Create and facilitate breakfast meetings and invite experts to present. Launch a …

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Attracting Consumer and Corporate Buyers Through Your Web Presence

Does your web presence represent a major buying potential for consumer and corporate buyers and impact your revenues? Absolutely. Just look at the many global successful thought leaders and the ways they effectively leverage their web presence to grow their business. I have suggested for several years that most corporations are loaded with consumers inside the organization. Many can easily target these consumers through their …

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Are You Getting Video Testimonials?

Client video testimonials are extremely powerful and effective ways to increase your credibility while letting your clients do the bragging for you. Here are some ideas of when you should consider doing them: When given the opportunity and logistically possible, invite your clients to your videographer’s studio. During speaking engagements offer a copy of your book for those willing to give you a video testimonial. …

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Are There Any Videos on Your Site?

If my memory and a quick search on Google serve me right, YouTube was funded seven years go, or back in 2005. I am still astonished at how many of the sites I  visit, neglect to incorporate videos on the site and of the few that do incorporate such videos, most are done poorly or in an amateur way. This also (or perhaps especially) apply to …

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What Are The Top 5 Goals of Your Site?

Your Site should help: Strengthen your credibility, image and reputation. Increase your revenues, profits and the number of clients you attract. Make it easier for your clients to conduct business with you. Enable you to leverage it as an effective tool to consistently push value to your clients. Engage in conversations with your clients. If your site does that, congratulations! Make sure you sustain that …

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It’s Not a Sales Problem You Have But a Marketing Problem!

I often hear people share with me that their business is not doing well, revenues are down and the prospect of new clients or projects is quite limited or nonexistent. What commonly then surfaces is not that they have a sales problem but a serious marketing problem. Actually a lack of an effective marketing plan is more like it. So next time you are worrying …

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Finding and Attracting Your Prospects

Here is a question I’ve recently received from one of my colleagues from the UK: “In order to provide value to a prospect, first you have to identify one. How do you do that Chad? Do you identify companies who you would like to work with, or do you use marketing to attract prospects?” When I first started my career, 25 years ago, I used …

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Have You SMACKED Your Clients Lately?

What’s your reaction when you get smacked across your face? Probably a sense of shock and surprise, right? I find many of the podcasts I listen to create the opposite reaction. They are boring, scripted, valueless and put me to sleep which is not the typical reaction I’d suggest from an effective business podcast. So I have just created the following acronym to help you …

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