Posts Tagged ‘money’

The #1 Thing Holding You Back From 7-Figures

By: Dan Kennedy on: October 31st, 2014 7 Comments

Personally, I’ve never liked it. But I realized early on, it was irrelevant whether I liked it or not. The question wasn’t, “Did I like it?” The real question was “How much money did I want to make and how much freedom did I want?” Kind of like dieting and exercise, the question isn’t “do you like to exercise and eat right?” No the real question is do you like the alternative if you don’t[…]


When Should You Charge And When Should You Give It Away?

By: Darcy Juarez on: May 2nd, 2013 7 Comments

With Mother’s Day approaching, I saw an unusual, but clever gift designed specifically for the stay-at-home mom… Knowing that many stay-at-home moms feel undervalued, lets you generate a “paycheck” for moms based on the number and age of children, duties, etc. Although the check isn’t real, it’s designed to elevate the mom’s worth. Like moms, business owners often have a hard time evaluating their true worth. As a result, sometimes they give things away[…]


Get an “Unfair” Advantage Over The Competition With These 7 Event Strategies

By: Dan Kennedy on: April 9th, 2013 2 Comments

Over the past week, I spent three days conducting the first of only four live events I’ll do this year. Although I’ve considerably shrunk the number of events I do, I still consider there to be no substitute for getting people together in a room. Never underestimate the power of holding live events for your customers, clients and patients. You sacrifice a lot when you don’t get them in the same room with you. Years[…]


Seven Tips For Getting And Keeping Your Financial House In Order

By: Darcy Juarez on: April 4th, 2013 7 Comments

It didn’t take her long to go out of business. She was 22 years old and it was the first time she’d owned her own business. Why was she forced to fold her business? Not for the reason you might expect: lack of sales. She went out of business because she was uneducated about keeping records for taxes, budgeting finances and keeping cash flow positive. This story was told to me recently by a GKIC[…]


Unhappy With Your Tax Return? Four Strategies To Boost Next Year’s Return

By: Dave Dee on: April 2nd, 2013 No Comments

Because of the April 15th U.S. tax deadline, this is the time of year business owners tend to focus more intensely on their finances. So all this week, to help make sure you have more income to focus on come next April 15th, we’re going to talk about ways to boost your profits and improve your financial outlook. Here are four strategies you can employ immediately: Look for opportunity. A good businessman sees opportunities where[…]


Five Ways To Harness The Power Of This “Must Have” Marketing Tool…

By: Dave Dee on: March 21st, 2013 3 Comments

Newsletters are one of the most powerful tools you can use… In fact, Dan Kennedy has said that 50% to 70% of his private clients have grown out of his newsletter base. But there are many additional powerful uses for your newsletters too. Today, I’m going to show you how to use your newsletter content to rank higher in Google, get free advertising and do something that Dan Kennedy preaches about and says every business[…]


Are You Hunting In The Wrong Place?

By: Dan Kennedy on: March 12th, 2013 9 Comments

I’ve been in the advice dispensing business for 40 years. Throughout my career I’ve been paid millions and millions of dollars by CEO’s of Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, small business owners, even my peers, professional speakers, authors and consultants. Whether the economy is good or bad, I remain fully booked and in demand. On occasion I have run up against ‘professional norms and guidelines’ dictated by some association or certifying organization, and had my fees[…]


How To Get Rich, Especially If You Hate Selling

By: Dave Dee on: February 28th, 2013 4 Comments

“I hate selling.” I’ve heard that hundreds of times from entrepreneurs. The problem is the success of your business depends on sales. You need to be good at pitching your products or services. If not, you’ll not only lose revenue, but you could lose your business. There is a lot of advice out there about what to do if you don’t like selling… Like “change your attitude about selling” or “get over it.” That’s NOT[…]


The Best Thing You Can Do To Improve The Lives Of Your Children…

By: Darcy Juarez on: January 17th, 2013 3 Comments

“One of the biggest gifts that you can give your daughter is to show her that you love what you do.” —Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier CEO and one of the 21 female Fortune 500 CEOs When Brittany Lynch was 15 or 16 years old, she remembered her dad getting a lot of “junk mail.” Curious about it, she asked him, “Dad what is all this junk mail you keep getting from Dan Kennedy? And more importantly,[…]


Are You The Next “Casey Stengel” Of Your Marketplace?

By: Dave Dee on: December 27th, 2012 1 Comment

He never intended on being a coach. In fact, his long-term goal was to be a dentist. Athletically inclined, he played a number of sports including football, basketball and baseball, continuing on in the minor league in 1910-1911 where he saved enough money to go to dentistry school. However, after having problems finding left-handed dentistry tools, he continued in baseball and was brought up to the Dodgers late in the 1912 season. It was then[…]