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Why the 30- or 60- or 90-Day Warranty is Not Enough!

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 in business growth | 0 comments

Why the 30- or 60- or 90-Day Warranty is Not Enough!

You’ve heard of Murphy’s Law: Anything that can go wrong will go wrong, usually at the worst possible moment. Well, there’s another variation of that, and it goes like this: The product will cease working exactly one day after the warranty expires. Enough of us have had that exact experience that it lends credence to the veracity of the law. We all take those 30- or 60- or 90-day warranties with a grain of salt. It makes us skeptical consumers. Your customers are no different. They’re wondering, “What if it doesn’t work? What happens when it...

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The Power of Videos & the Impact They Have Internationally

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in business growth | 0 comments

The Power of Videos & the Impact They Have Internationally

My week was absolutely made when I read a comment that was left on a video at NewsletterGuru.TV by Ken Robinson of NewsletterHouse.com over in Australia. “Dear Jim, “Your videos are gaining you business – three years ago while on holiday I was surfing the net and came across your newsletterguru.tv website. I had never heard of you (I live in Australia) and having watched one video, I decided to watch another video due to the quality content. In no time at all, I had watched eight or nine of your videos. How did these videos impact me...

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5 Client Retention Ideas You Can Try

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in Jim Palmer The Newsletter Guru | 0 comments

5 Client Retention Ideas You Can Try

5 Client Retention Ideas You Can Try Most companies focus on acquiring new clients, and while this is a primary focus, client retention is just as important. In fact, working hard to keep your old clients may even be more profitable than getting new clients in the long run. Why Focus On Client Retention? Client retention is measured in repeat purchases, and has a big role in driving profits to your business. It is important in many ways. Old customers mean you no longer need to spend for acquisition. Another reason is that you can focus on...

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Why You Need to Invest In Your Future

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in Jim Palmer The Newsletter Guru | 0 comments

Why You Need to Invest In Your Future

Highly successful entrepreneurs understand the value and importance of investing in their future growth and profitability. If you want to get somewhere faster, ask someone who has made the journey before you for the best route! I’m not at all a fan of reinventing the wheel, and my ego is such that I don’t care who gets the credit for the idea or roadmap as long as I get where I want to go faster. There are many places in your business where investing comes into play, but no area is more important than in coaching or masterminding. Let me ask...

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Profit is Not a Dirty Word

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Jim Palmer The Newsletter Guru | 0 comments

Profit is Not a Dirty Word

No matter what business you’re in, you need to generate profit. … Decide that profitability is not a four-letter word. Decide to be as profitable as you can be. The foundation of a successful business is the ability to turn a profit by solving problems and curing pains. You’re in business because you have a skill or talent that can solve someone else’s problem. Because of that skill, you have the opportunity to create wealth for yourself by being profitable. There’s nothing wrong with that. As long as you play by the rules, don’t cheat,...

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The Power and Freedom of Simply Being You

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Jim Palmer The Newsletter Guru | 0 comments

The Power and Freedom of Simply Being You

It is not uncommon for entrepreneurs to struggle with their “personal” brand versus their “professional” brand. This challenge has never been more apparent or even problematic than it is now due to the incredible rise of social media. … For better or worse, this is the world we live in. There is no hiding who you are.   DECIDE to be your authentic self – all the time. There should not be a personal brand and a separate “small business owner” brand.   The key is authenticity all the time and in every place.   The relieving part...

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The Importance of Mindset

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Jim Palmer The Newsletter Guru | 0 comments

The Importance of Mindset

Mindset does play an important role in your success, so I want to touch on it and the importance of how your beliefs will shape your success. Without a doubt, your results are the product of your thoughts, and your thoughts drive your action or, in some cases, your inaction. As my personal mindset coach, Melanie Benson Strick has taught me invaluable lessons about mindset, so I’ll take a moment here to include her thoughts on mindset: First, let’s define mindset as a combination of the thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes that you hold about your...

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Head Trash Will Hold You Back

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015 in Jim Palmer The Newsletter Guru | 0 comments

Head Trash Will Hold You Back

Head trash is real, and left unchecked, it can be a real business crippler… or killer. The remedy is the same as if your kitchen trashcan were overflowing with garbage and “smelling up the joint.” The solution? Easy, take out the trash! Because the problem of Head Trash is pretty pervasive among entrepreneurs, I asked members of my Dream Business Mastermind to take a few minutes and share their stories of Head Trash so you will know that you are not alone in your own struggle. Brad Szollose, consultant and best-selling author of Liquid...

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