What drives success? Hard work mostly. But sometimes smart work drives good business too. Does not matter if you have 5 mins or 5 hours a day. There’s always a way to earn some income on the side. The secret is to work to your personal strengths. See the SUCCESS TIPS for some inspiration.
- Using Facebook and social media train yourself to spot keywords and requests for help from your friends when browsing.
- Is money tight? refer mortgage broker, financial planner, insurance
- Announcing a puppy, pregnancy, engagement, refer photographer
- Want to buy house, refer real estate agent and ask if they need particular tradies.
- To find businesses to refer B2B services to look at
- local buy and sell Facebook groups
- Shopping centre notice boards
- Business owners that are members of fitness & sporting clubs
- At social events such as BBQs
- If you hear of any charities – find out address, we donate and mail a voucher, to help fund-raise at their events.
- Commission is earned on any future print and digital file sales.
- Learn cold calling methods (phone, SMS, visit or email). Never annoy a business owner! Ask Cyrus to prep you a script.
- truelocal, yellowpages, goggle
- Phone is 10 times more successful than emailing.
- But face-to-face is 10 times more successful than calling.
- When visiting a store “TELL 2 MORE”
- Visit next door, and introduce yourself
- Either find out what they might need if they are chatty
- Or target one specific pitch (ie “do you need business cards this month?”)
- Or drop some names and mention what you did for next door.
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