How to Create Your Business Bucket List for 2019

How to Create Your Business Bucket List for 2019

As I’m sure you know, goals are incredibly important to set, not only in your personal life but also for your business. When you specifically identify where you want to be in the future and how you’d like to grow, you’re able to create plans for achieving success. A bucket list of sorts is an enjoyable way to set goals, meet them, and also have a lot of fun along the way, all while keeping track of your progress. So, if you’ve been looking for some New Year’s resolutions to get your business booming or even some fun accomplishments to add to your experience, then check out these tips! Here are 6 things to add to your Business Bucket List for 2019, as well as some suggestions on how to build your own personalized list. Business Bucket List Making For 2019 First things first when creating your business bucket list: you have to undergo a combined time of dreaming and brainstorming. Take out a physical piece of paper or open a new word document on your computer and start writing down all of your ideas for the new year. Remove all limitations and focus on allowing your mind to be as free as possible, jotting down every idea that comes to you as a good goal for your business in this coming year. You’re allowed to edit for feasibility and reasonability later. For now, though, just write down a bunch of ideas! If you’re having trouble coming up with your own fresh ideas, then consider these six ideas for inspiration: Start a blog. But not just any blog about...
The Secret To Getting Clients (It’s Easier Than You Think!!)

The Secret To Getting Clients (It’s Easier Than You Think!!)

How do I get more clients?It’s a question we’ve all asked and we all want the answer to. If we could only figure out this key trick, then our business would be set for life! Clients are arguably the most important part of your business because without them, you can’t pay your bills, make payroll, or grow.Wanting more clients is not only normal but it’s important, but you have to understand that while there’s no magic trick for getting new clients, there is a secret to it, and that’s this:Hard, smart work.That’s right. Growing your client base takes some consistent work, but it’s imperative that the work you put in is smart work or else it will just be a waste of time. The smarter you work, the easier it will be since you’ll start seeing the results you want faster. So if you’re looking for some ideas on smart strategies to employ or what to work hard on, consider the following list.6 Smart Strategies for Getting New Clients Don’t just wait for referrals. ASK for them! Feeling “pushy” is often one of our least favorite things to do as business owners, but if you think about it, referrals are one of the most obvious ways to get more clients! Word-of-mouth is reliable when coupons and social media posts are often a hit-or-miss market. So instead of waiting for your current, happy clients to talk to their friends, try sending them a pleasant email letting them know that you’re looking for more clients and would greatly appreciate a referral from them. It’s not as pushy as you think it is. BONUS: Offer...
How To Make The Most Of A Business Conference

How To Make The Most Of A Business Conference

***Contributed Post Some people love to attend conferences, but not always for the right reasons. They enjoy being out of the office and away from work. They enjoy the luxury of a night in a hotel, possibly paid for through business expenses. And they enjoy the thrill of being in a new town or city, with all the sights and sounds that come with it. Oh, and then there’s the free food! There’s nothing wrong with any of these things exactly, and you should make the most of some of these opportunities, but to fully make the most of a business conference, there are some other, more important things to do, beyond eating a slap-up meal and relishing a night in a more comfortable bed than your own.  The raison d’etre behind a conference is to grow your business. It’s your opportunity to create a buzz about your product. It’s the opportunity to make valuable connections. And it’s a place to increase your skills and knowledge in your chosen industry. Therefore, follow the tips below, and make the most of your time away. Find ways to gain visibility. You will be lost in a sea of faces, so you want to find a way to stand out and make an impression. One of the best ways to do this is to take part in the conference itself. If you can become a guest speaker, sharing your business knowledge with others, you will garner both a good reputation for yourself (assuming your talk was up to scratch), and a good reputation for your business. On the other hand, if you...