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#9: Attitudes to Money – Why the Rich Get Richer & Poor Get Poorer

Donald Trump, the President of the United States. I didn’t see that coming.Whatever you think about Trump as President, it’s sure been an interesting ride during the election campaign. As a Brit, I’ve felt a little voyeuristic watching Clinton and Trump battle it out.It’s not like I even get a vote.What interests me most, isn’t Trump’s media grabbing antics. It’s certainly not his attitudes to women and people of different races or minority groups… and for the record, I’m not …

#8: Assertiveness in Action: Getting More of What You Want!

Have you ever seen that cartoon, Pinky and the Brain? Every episode a little mouse called The Brain hatches a new plan to take over the world. No matter how brilliant and inventive his latest plan for world domination, it always seems to fail. Usually, it’s because of Pinky messing something up. Which begs the question, “Who is the real brain?”Key to getting more of what you want isn’t about clever tricks or duping others into doing something. It’s down …

#7: How to Deal with Sales Objections

It’s the worst part of any sales conversation (assuming you’re the seller). You got your client hooked. You deftly took them through your sales funnel. You’re right at the part of closing the deal and they say, “Yes, but…”There’s a problem. It might be the money. It could be they need to speak to someone else. There’s something that’s holding them back from going ahead. What do you do?Well, that’s what today’s episode of the Get Real About Business Podcast …

#6: How to Grow Your Facebook Page & Other Solutions

In a 20-minute period there are over 3 million messages being sent on Facebook. With a platform this popular, it’s no wonder I get a lot of questions around Facebook. Probably the most common being, “How do you grow your Facebook Page,” or “How can I get more Likes on my business Page.”In a 20-minute period there are over 3 million messages sent on Facebook. Click To TweetWhen it comes down to how to grow your Facebook account there are …

Hostage, Vacationer or Explorer – Which are You?

A recent post from one of my members in a Facebook group I run got me thinking. Jackie Harder is a leadership and empowerment coach. She has just launched a new training programme that was delivered in-house to a company in the US. Jackie told us about one of the delegates who had an attitude when they arrived at the class. Here’s what she said… I think we can both relate to finding it difficult to be positive and engaged …

#5: Networking for Introverts

Some people seem to be in their element when it comes to networking. They’re the life of the party. People seem to want to hang around with them. They’re confident and they always seem to know what to say.This was never the case for me. I HATED networking. I never knew what to say and I always felt out of my depth.Five years on I’m an Area Leader for 4Networking. One of the largest and most prestigious networking events in …

#4: How to Write Killer Email Blasts that People Actually Read

It’s all very well having a HUGE email list of subscribers, but it all amounts to nothing unless you’re getting engagement and people are reading your emails. With the barrage of emails being put out today by online marketers, how do you stack the odds to ensure that your emails get read?In today’s episode of the Get Real About Business Podcast, we look at the most critical factors that influence open rates on your emails. That comes down to two …

#3: Lead Magnets that Grow Your Email List Like Crazy

The cold hard truth of it is that nobody really wants to receive your newsletter and they certainly don’t want to be on another mailing list. Even if your newsletter is pure gold. If you want to get someone on your mailing list you need something called a lead magnet.What’s a lead magnet?A lead magnet is some kind of free goodie that you give away to your prospects in exchange for their contact details and permission to get in touch …

#2: How to Build Your Email List

Email marketing and building your list is one of those important, but not urgent tasks you know you should be doing in your business. Very often though, you don’t ever seem to get around to doing it.In today’s episode, we’ll be talking about why email marketing and growing your list needs to be the number one thing you do in 2016.We look at why it is really that people put off growing their list, five ways to grow your list …

#1: Introduction to The Get Real About Business Podcast

Welcome to episode one of my brand new show The Get Real About Business Podcast! I’m so excited to be bringing you this new podcast as it’s something that’s been bubbling over for a while now. In this first episode you’re going to hear what this podcast is all about, why I’m doing it and what you can expect from the show going forward. Why This Show… So, you might know I’m Clive Maloney. I’m the founder and small business …