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You Must Know this One Thing About Your Seasonal Business

10/15/2018
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EPISODE 219 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast You Must Know this One Thing About Your Seasonal Business In today’s episode: There is one crucial thing you must understand about your business and the seasonal swings you go through. Yet, why do so few business owners do it? Why would you not do something that helps you leverage your peaks and minimize your valleys? Why would you not look at some key information that when viewed from year stacked on year will open up so many...

Duration:00:26:31

17 Ways to Increase Your Small Business Profits Tomorrow

10/8/2018
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EPISODE 218 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast 17 Ways to Increase Your Small Business Profits Tomorrow In today’s episode: The past few weeks we dove in deeper into the ways you can grow your sales. This week, I want to take a quick dive into some quick wins to increase your profits. 17 items to be exact. While there are some long-term things you can do, there are also some short-term things that can give you a bump right away. Sometimes it might be a few hundred dollars,...

Duration:00:37:56

Have You Ever Thought of Quitting Your Small Business?

10/1/2018
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EPISODE 217 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast Have You Ever Thought of Quitting Your Small Business? In today’s episode: I dive into a theme I’ve run into all week long and that is about having hope no matter how bad the situation might seem. Listen, we all want to quit our business at various times, but when there seems to be no hope, that is when it is time to call a timeout and discover which tools, which people, can help you through the difficult time. I’ve been there,...

Duration:00:34:31

Increase Your Sales by Increasing Your Ticket Average

9/24/2018
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EPISODE 216 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast Increase Your Sales by Increasing Your Average Ticket In today’s episode: In part 3 or our series of Growing Your Sales, we will take a look at the 3rd bucket that new sales come from. How you grow your sales by increasing your average ticket. Here are a few of the areas we will take a deeper dive into: So, if you are looking to increase your sales let's hop in and find ways to raise what your customers spend on each...

Duration:00:43:16

Increase Your Sales by Increasing Your Customer Frequency

9/17/2018
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EPISODE 215 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast Increase Your Sales by Increasing Your Customer Frequency In today’s episode: It is typically easier to get customers to be repeat customers vs trying to create new customers out of thin air. In part 2 or our 3 part series, we will dive in and take a closer look at the various ways you can improve your customer frequency. Businesses that have good growth and constant income have a great customer frequency. Even businesses that...

Duration:00:38:56

Increasing Your Sales by Increasing Your Customer Count

9/10/2018
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EPISODE 214 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast Increasing Your Sales by Increasing Your Customer Count In today’s episode: Let’s face it, you want to grow your business. You need more sales. The challenge becomes how do you get more customers? Business owners get frustrated because they can’t seem to grow their customer base. So today we will do a deep dive into how you can increase your customer count. Not only will we touch on some ideas, but we will flesh them out a...

Duration:00:44:35

7 Leadership Lessons I've Learned Thru the Years

9/3/2018
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Episode 213 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast 7 Leadership Lessons I've Learned Thru the Years In today’s episode: “You Manage Things – You Lead People” – This is one of my favorite quotes. It is so true. Whether you have 1 employee (yourself) or 5, 10, 50+. Your leadership skills will determine if you can take your business to the next level. Over the years I’ve learned 7 great lessons that I’d like to share with you. QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “You Manage Things – You Lead...

Duration:00:30:32

Why You Are Working Hours 60 - 70 Hours a Week?

8/27/2018
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EPISODE 212 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast Want to Know Why You Are Working 60, 70 Hours a Week? In today’s episode: If you are like most small business owners I know, you are busting your butt working 50, 60, 70 hours a week. You wake up, head out the door and get home late at night. Then you realize you have calls to return, emails to answer, not to mention you still have to do some billing and prepare for the next day’s jobs. And that is if you are lucky. Some of you...

Duration:00:38:32

Making Leaps by Focusing on One Thing

8/20/2018
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EPISODE 211 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast MAKING BIG LEAPS BY FOCUSING ON ONE THING In today’s episode: So many of small business owners get stuck when they look at all the things they need to do. All the areas they can focus on and make a difference. Today I want to challenge you to pick just one thing and focus on making an impact on that one thing. We will go over some examples from the sales bucket, profits, inventory, people, process, etc. Small focuses can make...

Duration:00:21:11

Lessons Learned from Watching Small Business Revolution

8/13/2018
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EPISODE 210 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast Lessons Learned from Watching Small Business Revolution In today’s episode: Small Business Owners Share the Same Frustrations & Problems. After watching Season 1 of the Small Business Revolution online, you really come to the realization that regardless of your town/city size, we all have similar challenges We are more alike than we realize. I thought I’d share some of my takeaways from this season that I think are great business...

Duration:00:33:36

5 Things You Are Doing that are Ticking Off Your Customers

8/6/2018
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EPISODE 209 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast 5 Things You Are Doing that is Ticking Off Your Customers In today’s episode: Stop Ticking off Your Customers/Clients! Here's How You Are Doing It! While there are many ways you can bug the crap out of your customers, these 5 areas cover about 90% of what is driving them nuts! Plus, we will also do a self-check and see how confident you are in what you are delivering to your folks. We will also take a look at one of my favorite...

Duration:00:33:33

Do You Own Your Business Or Does it Own You?

7/30/2018
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EPISODE 208 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast Do You Own Your Business or Does it Own You? In today’s episode: Working too Many Hours and Feeling Your Business is Out of Control? If you are missing out on life and feel like you have no control, I think you know the answer. Far too often we are working 50, 60 or 70 hours a week with no time to sleep, workout, spend with family, take vacations or enjoy the things we do when not working. If this sounds like you, then you are...

Duration:00:22:51

Why You Need to Stay in Touch with Your Past Customers

7/26/2018
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EPISODE 207 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast Why You Need to Stay in Touch with Your Past Customers In today’s episode: It is Easier (and Cheaper) to Keep a Customer Than to Find New Ones. Too often, we spend our time and energy trying to track down new customers or clients. The reality is we need to do a much better job at keeping and retaining the ones we already have. Not only is it easier, it is much cheaper! We will go over why this is important but also discuss...

Duration:00:14:56

What to Do if Your Business Isn't Taking Off

7/23/2018
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EPISODE 206 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast What to Do if Your Business Isn't Taking Off In today’s episode: Whether you have started a new small business or you have been in business for a year or two, we often times run into times when our business has stalled and lacks growth. Frustration begins to set in and our attitude starts to sour. Unfortunately, this doesn't help turn the tide and jump-start the business. Today, we will take a look at the steps you should take...

Duration:00:24:39

Grow Your Business By Being Curious About Your Numbers

7/19/2018
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EPISODE 205 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast Grow Your Business By Being Curious About Your Numbers In today’s episode: Do you have a natural curiosity? What if I told you that you your curiosity could lead to an increase in sales & profits? You see, the brain loves to figure out problems, so if you ask yourself random questions about your business, it could lead to more income. In this episode, we will take a look at a couple of examples of questions you might want to...

Duration:00:19:54

What Should Your Employee Return on Investment Be?

7/16/2018
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EPISODE 204 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast What Should Your Employee Return on Investment Be? In today’s episode: Is There an Easy Way to Determine What an Employee Should Be Bringing in Revenue? Well, that is a tricky question since all businesses are different and expectations of each position you hire for has different expectations. The key is to focus on what the job is worth, maxing out your employee execution on expectations, developing them to the next level and...

Duration:00:22:50

Never Be Embarrassed By What You Dont Know

7/12/2018
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EPISODE 203 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast Never Be Embarrassed By What You Don't Know In today’s episode: Have you ever had a business question that you were just too embarrassed to ask as you felt you would be judged or it would come across as a dumb question? Well, you aren't alone. Many folks, especially longer-term business owners, often don't ask for help when they are seeking information that would help them grow their business. You should never feel ashamed or...

Duration:00:14:47

Stop Working to Survive and Start Working to Thrive!

7/9/2018
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EPISODE 201 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast Stop Working to Survive and Start Working to Thrive! In today’s episode: Are you working to survive or thrive? Bottom line is, you will earn what you tell yourself you are worth! Too many small business owners focus on what they need to earn to take care of the bills and their families, instead of focusing on what it will take to provide an outstanding life. When we focus on survival, that is all we allow in and we subconsciously...

Duration:00:14:31

How Are You Making Your Customers Feel?

7/5/2018
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EPISODE 201 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast How Are You Making Your Customer's Feel? In today’s episode: How Are You Making Your Customers Feel? Why is this Important to the Growth of Your Business? Doing a great job isn't enough. How you leave them feeling and more importantly, solving their external and internal pain is the true gauge of how you make them feel. In this episode, we take a deeper dive into how this helps your business's growth. ~~~~ The Local Small...

Duration:00:13:53

Why on Earth Do I Do This Podcast Every Week?

7/2/2018
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EPISODE 200 of The Local Small Business Coach Podcast Why On Earth Do I Do This Podcast? In today’s episode: Hurray, we have hit our 200th episode! That is amazing! I owe it all to you. So, with most podcasts fading out around the 6 to 9th episode, how is it that I've made it to 200? Well, the secret is you! You the listener. Today I'll share why you inspire me and why I hope you will allow me to continue to be your coach in growing your business to a 6 figure income! ~~~~ The...

Duration:00:21:56