Business Ideas

Creating A Year End Referral Marketing Plan

What do you want to accomplish in the last few months of the year? Select Business Team members have a variety of goals, but one that we heard from many members was to work on their marketing plan. For some, working on the referral marketing plan means creating one and for others, it means fine

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Books Members Are Reading 2018

One of the recent business idea segments for our Select Business Team meeting focused on the books our members are reading. If you missed the meeting or you are looking for something to add to your library, here’s the list! This list is focused on business books and are member recommended. INFLUENCER NUDGE FRED FACTOR

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EP 33 The Benefits Of Mediation With Ellen Kandell

BUSINESS AND MARKETING PODCAST WITH ELLEN KANDELL Today we are talking about the important stuff in a business – conflict in the workplace, sexual harassment and mediation with Ellen Kandall who is a litigator turned mediator and trainer. Our conversation starts with how people in her position can help an organization but once we get

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EP 32 Women Speak With Ansylla Ramsey

BUSINESS AND MARKETING PODCAST WITH ANSYLLA RAMSEY  My guest, Ansylla Ramsey, is venturing into a new career – opening a speaking circle just for women. You’ll learn what this is and how it will benefit women who participate. Starting a new venture can be difficult and we talk about some of the challenges Ansylla has

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Buying A Franchise with Mari Millard

BUSINESS AND MARKETING PODCAST WITH MARI MILLARD Today we are talking with Mari Millard who is the  owner of Two Maids and A Mop, a cleaning service franchise in Rockville, MD and Alexandria, Va. Mari purchased the franchise last year and she’s extremely passionate about her new venture. Our conversation explores the decision process of

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Building Your Email List

While it might feel like social media is the only way to grow a business these days, smart marketers know that with changing algorithms, building your email list is essential so that you have the contact information of the people you are connected with. This way, you can reach them on your schedule, rather than

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Invest In Yourself

As many people make new years resolutions, it’s a good idea to share them and perhaps be inspired by what others are doing.  My thought by asking, how do you invest in yourself, was to find out what members are doing to grow. Aside from resolutions and goals, and required industry CE’s, it isn’t often

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EP29 Real Estate Pivot With Rick Becker

BUSINESS AND MARKETING PODCAST Rick Becker is a realtor with Keller Williams. He recently went through a big life change, moving from New York City to New Jersey, closing his business and starting a new career. Rick founded and ran a successful advertising photography studio for over 30 years  in New York City. You might

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Filling Your Pipeline

5 WAYS TO FILL YOUR PIPELINE Are you having trouble filling your pipeline?  These ideas are old fashion but are proven to work.  They do require having conversations, which in many cases also means picking up the phone.  Try one or all of these strategies and see if you begin to fill your pipeline.   Call

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Conversations About Insurance With Sereda Fowlkes

BUSINESS AND MARKETING PODCAST WITH SEREDA FOWLKES When was the last time you listened to a conversation about insurance? You know, the details of how things really work in the business.  Join us for an enlightening conversation with our guest, Sereda Fowlkes, as we dive into all things insurance. We talk about the path of

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