Posted October 30, 2007 in Productivity
Do you often feel that you are doing everything under the sun but the actual work? You know, the activity that gets you money? Distractions can be a big problem when you work on your own: although you have deadlines and commitments there is nobody breathing down your neck to see what you are actually doing.
You never realize when you stop your work and start playing an online game, chatting with someone you know, reading “interesting” stuff on various blogs and leaving prodigal comments, conversing over the phone, discussing politics with your spouse, or doing any of those hundred things that help you spend your time but don’t give you any real return.
I know a client who until a couple of years ago was running his online business from his basement (now he has an office); most of the time when his wife thought that he was promoting his work or processing client-queries he was playing online games. And he knew he shouldn’t be doing that because he repeatedly used to confess to me whenever we interacted while doing work. [Click Here to Read More...]
You’ve heard it before: “It’s not you: It’s me.” Or perhaps you heard nothing at all, and the regular stream of customers who were once hot for you has slowed to a trickle.
But the truth of the matter that it is you, and unless you take immediate action to rekindle the flames, your customers and subscribers will move on to greener pastures. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
Read on to find out why your profitable customers dump you, and what you can do to turn the tide. [Click Here to Read More...]
Posted October 28, 2007 in Uncategorized
Sunday is here again (beautiful day here), time for a short break from “doing as much work as I can before Monday “. I read some really great posts this week, and I would like to share some of them with you folks.
Before you go read these posts, did you know that “Teaching Sells” is now live? This was created by Brian Clark and Tony D. Clark (they’re not related). There is also a free report available for download.
Now, on to the list :)
- SEO Techniques All Top Websites Should Use
- When a Client Can't Afford You: Why It's Still Better to Bid High
- How To Stop Scrambling For Clients And Get A Steady Stream Of Paying Gigs
- A Simple Way To Stop Clients From Rejecting Your Proposals
- 3 Reasons Your Rates Are Still Low (And How To Start Raising Them)