How to Train Your Clients to Work With You

If you're frustrated with your clients, it could be that you haven't trained them properly.
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Do you have clients that drive you nuts? If so, it’s possible that it’s your fault more than theirs. Let me explain.

While it’s true that there are some nightmare clients out there, many of the client problems you have could be a direct result of the foundation you’ve laid with the client and the patterns that you’ve established.

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Category: Business, Grow Your Business

Jenny Ingram Expert Interview (TB019)

Expert Interview

Just named as one of today’s top vloggers by the co-founders of BlogHer in July’s issue of iBlog magazine, we sat down with this video superstar to find out just what drives her success each day…

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Category: Top Bloggers

The Benefits of Long-Term, Slow to Build Streams of Income

This income strategy takes a long time to grow, but it can be well worth it in the end!
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This is the fourth and final article in my series on why you should have long, medium, and short-term income strategies for your business.

While it’s debatable that all businesses should use each of these strategies, for financial stability in your business, you’ll likely want to use at least two of them.

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Category: Grow Your Business, Making Money

The Value of Ongoing, Recurring Income and How to Generate It

Recurring income is an important factor in many businesses.
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In a previous post  I gave an overview of the importance of having long-term, medium-term (or what I’m referring to here as ongoing or recurring income) and short-term income. In the last post I wrote about the importance of short-term income  and how to generate it.

I’m continuing the series with this post which will cover the value of ongoing, recurring income.

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Category: Grow Your Business, Making Money

The value of Short-Term Income and How to Generate It

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In a previous post I wrote about the importance of having three types of income:

  • Long-term income

  • Medium-term income

  • Short-term income

Having this type of income diversity can help to keep you cash flow positive and can also help reduce risk.

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Category: Grow Your Business, Making Money

Why You Should Have Long, Medium, and Short-Term Income Strategies

Even if you have one primary income strategy for your business, you should consider adding additional strategies.
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There are risks associated with every type of business, and even businesses that have been around for a long time can unexpectedly hit hard times and sometimes even go under because of those hard times.

Because of this, in the same way that you should diversify your investment portfolio, it’s also important to have long, medium, and short-term sources of income. This approach not only potentially brings in more income, but helps cover you if one of the options ends up drying up for you.
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Category: Grow Your Business, Making Money

Do You Have What it Takes to Succeed as a Blogger?

More blogs fail than succeed. Here's how to beat the odds.
do you have what it takes to succeed as a blogger?

I’ve heard that as many as 97% of blogs fail, and while I don’t know whether or not that statistic is true, what I do know is that more blogs fail than succeed.

Here are some ways to avoid having a blog that fails.
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Category: Grow Your Business, Marketing