Why Should I Buy From You?

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt. The reputation you build for the future is more valuable than the profit you earn today. Your character plays a crucial part in completing a sale. It’s much easier for customers to buy from you when they buy because of you, not in spite…

Video – Writing Your Business Plan – Management Team

Business Power Tools founder and BizPlanBuilder business plan software template creator Burke Franklin consults on writing a business plan — What to think about as you edit the “Management Team” section of your business plan and what investors and lenders (crowdfund, angel, venture capital, SBA) look for as they consider funding your startup or growing…

Marketing…

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt Creating an environment where sales can occur. Have your customers think it’s their idea to buy your product or service. Most people fail in marketing because they’re too bashful to market full out. If you really have confidence in your product or service, if…

Keep Your Eye on Selling

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt What have you done for your customers lately? As your business picks up momentum, it also picks up problems and you get further away from your customers. If sales drop, you’re in trouble. We always see a fall-off in sales and cash flow when…

Giving & Taking Credit

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits. ~ Thomas Edison, Inventor Watch a skillful billiards player… It’s easier to take credit for your skill when you’ve called your shot vs. just slamming the ball and hoping for it to fall into any…