7 Ways to STOP
SABOTAGING Your Income in a Recession
By Debbie Allen, All Rights
In today’s challenged economy you must
develop a proven marketing plan and stick with it. Now is the best time to
market your business since many of your competitors have cut back on their
marketing. Therefore when you market now, you’ll stand out even more.
How to Stop Sabotaging Your Income:
Stop worrying about the economic situation
and focus on the positive results you can make in your business each
Do more to get more. Today you must work
smarter and harder to get ahead.
Get more creative and innovative with your
marketing. Dare to be different!
Use more low cost marketing strategies to
promote your business such as social networking, free media and
Spend down time learning new business
skills. Invest in your skills by reading more and attending live events.
Invest in personal development. Utilize this
time to become a better you. Learn how to manage stress, fear or
challenges more effectively.
Update your marketing and develop a powerful
brand. Improve your business card and website for more effective
If you don’t keep reminding your existing
customers to return – they will simply forget about you. Your customers
are your most valuable asset. Prove to your clients that you really do
value and appreciate them on a regular basis. Show your customers that you
are a successful entrepreneur willing to invest in your relationship with
them. This in turn will instill trust, credibility and confidence in you
and your company as well as your services and/or products.
Marketing is an investment into your business – not an expense. When done
well, marketing will pay you back with a return on your investment many
times over. This will automatically increase your income.
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Bio: Debbie Allen is one of the world’s leading authorities on sales and
marketing. She is the author of five books including Confessions of
Shameless Self Promoters and Skyrocketing Sales. Debbie has
helped thousands of people around the world attract customers like crazy
with her innovative, no-cost marketing strategies and secrets to sales
success. Her expertise has been featured in Entrepreneur,
Selling Power and Sales & Marketing Excellence. Sign up for
her FREE 6-week e-Course Business Success Secrets Revealed ($100
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