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You Can’t Save Everyone

In Communication, Dealing With Haters, Selling Yourself by Chad FahlmanLeave a Comment

What’s going on my friend? Earlier this week, I wrote about my friend Calynda, who is Canada’s top Reflexology Therapist and Instructor. Calynda occasionally speaks at the public library. This promotes her service and educates people. There was a woman in attendance whom had been at every single one of these talks. Yet she had never patronized Calynda! We learned …

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Why You Should Charge More

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What’s going on gorgeous? Let me tell you about my friend Calynda. She’s Canada’s top Reflexology Therapist and Instructor. Calynda invited me to speak to her students on selling their newly acquired skill. Their instinct was to lay out the facts and pitch friends and family. We simulated phone calls and they followed this pattern: Here’s how I can fix …

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Price Objections Are In Your Head

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What’s up gorgeous? A friend was telling me about an indirect competitor charging prices far exceeding her own. What she does is find exotic insects and stage them, frame them, or turn them into jewelry. They’re quite lovely! The competitor was in another marketplace, yet it was the same concept. I asked her, ‘Why don’t you increase your prices to …

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Transforming Boosted Posts Into Full-Blown Ads

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“Boosted Posts are ads”, I hear you say. Sort of. They share features with Facebook Ads. You can specify age, gender, location, and interests. But Facebook Ads allow much greater control. Boosted Posts don’t always facilitate sales. Suppose you’re running a discount promo. $5 drink with your next meal. Visitors are instructed to click post and claim a voucher. • …

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5 Ways Facebook Can Ruin Your Small Business

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A friend owns a martial art studio. I asked about his website. “Oh. We just use Facebook,” he replied. Most small businesses and entrepreneurs do. But here’s the deal: Relying exclusively on Facebook guarantees you will fail. Why? Because you don’t own the platform. Any change they make affects how you interact with customers. There are 5 reasons Facebook can’t …

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Building An Online Brand When People Want To Kill You

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What Milo Yiannopolous’ Website Dangerous.com Reveals About Being Yourself And Making Bank Online Milo knows you can’t meet a hater half-way. Which makes him the natural enemy of journos foaming at the mouth for his demise. Milo Yiannopolous gained notoriety as Breitbart’s star journalist and a vocal Trump supporter.  His detractors are quick to associate Milo with white nationalism. Milo’s …