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9 Attributes of My Best Prospective Clients Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 275

apr11-2018

I’ve interacted with hundreds of prospective clients over the years. Many became clients of ours while others did not. I’ve learned what the best attributes are of my prospective clients. Here is the list I have created: They are responsive which means they answer calls and emails, attend scheduled appointments and meetings and rarely or never cancel them. They are serious in their pursuit of …

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The Digital Empire Success Wheel Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 274

apr4-2018

In order to strengthen your global digital empire creation® and thought leadership, there are six key areas I encourage you to focus on: Products — The creation of membership sites, online courses, workshops and mastermind groups. This also applies to your services. Publishing — Sharing your insights in articles, newsletters, blogs and online communities. Books — Compiling your knowledge and publishing in books and booklets …

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The 30-Day Challenge Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 273

mar28-2018

I don’t know about you, but I love a good challenge. Are you up to one? As we are heading towards the month of April, which has 30 days, I thought it would be fun, exciting, challenging and rewarding to launch this new 30-day challenge for all of us. I am not suggesting you take on all 30 over the next 30 days. I would …

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Make Your Mark Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 272

mar21-2018

I thought Cleveland was on a roll with great weather; we had 4 consecutive days of sunshine and cold temps while waiting for spring. And spring finally arrived and brought winter with it…..again…… Another 8 inches of snow and grey skies cue me to look for inspiration on my business path. I wanted to share with you some quotes from truly exceptional leaders to spring …

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Your Business Ultimate Stamp of Approval Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 271

mar14-2018

Testimonials are the powerful social proof needed to convince interested clients of your credibility, track record of success, and insights as to how they too can achieve such results. They become your business ultimate stamp of approval. A client of mine just asked for my recommendations for testimonials best practices and here is my reply: The more testimonial you gain and have, the more you …

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Spring Awakening Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 270

mar7-2018

Let me be honest, Cleveland weather isn’t always easy to deal with. Every year whether the ground hog sees or doesn’t see his shadow, winter always returns with a few strong blasts and with it more snow piles. We have enjoyed a few beautiful warm days that raise one’s spirits and then next, grey skies and winds make a hasty replacement. So what? Why sweat …

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Time to Reflect Again Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 269

feb28-2018

From time to time I like to reflect on what’s happening in my life and business, recent conversations with clients, colleagues and friends and my key learning points. Here are today’s 10 reflection points: Happy clients become loyal clients and when they achieve success because of your contribution they become your viral spread and convince others to become your clients. Setting bold goals and priorities …

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Get Noticed! Redux Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 268

feb21-2018

A little over five year ago I wrote about the power of acronyms in my Get Noticed article. Since you probably already know that I am a huge fan in the use of visuals, I had my team recreate the concept as an infographic. This is a good illustration of the power of infographics as well as how to repurpose our content in various other …

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13 Ways to Promote Your Podcasts Raising the Barr Weekly Memo: Issue 267

feb14-2018

I recently received a question (which I get quite often) from one of my clients as to how to best promote the podcasts they create. Here are 13 ways to do so: Brand – Assign a unique and memorable name to your podcast channel with an associated design. Hosting Services – In order to increase your podcast exposure, post it or integrate with various hosting …

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