Where do you want to be 3, 5, 10 years from now?  What’s keeping you from enjoying the lifestyle you really want? Or from designing a profitable business around doing what you love?

Worry? Stress? Doubt? Money? Time? Others? Mindset?

I believe anyone can build the business of their dreams doing what they love IF they learn how to do so.

Most people however, when they set out to start up their own business, just think they can print a business card and design a quick website and have a business make them money. That’s not reality however.

The truth is, it takes time and training to be a business owner. We aren’t all born with the “how to know how to start and run a successful business” gene. We need to learn what to do and how to do it.

Take a nurse for example. If you wanted to become a nurse, you wouldn’t just walk into a hospital in some scrubs you bought for yourself and start poking people with needles right? You’d go to Nursing School for a few years to learn EXACTLY WHAT TO DO and how to do your job.

And even an attorney has to go to Law School. They can’t just walk into a courtroom and start trying a case! That would be against the law plus they’d most likely lose their case since they wouldn’t know what they’re doing right?

Yet entrepreneurs often think they can walk into their own business and start helping clients or selling their products and services without proper training. Now if you have previous sales and marketing training from another job or school, you could probably get somewhat far making money, you could. But you’ll get stuck somewhere. Most likely it will be in how to run your business efficiently and how not to be in chaos in the back end.

And for those without any or much sales and marketing training at all but maybe you know the backend systems, processes, financial end of it all, etc. you will most likely not know how to effectively sell or convert enough clients into your services in order to reach your goals.

There is so much to know when you start up your own business that it just makes sense to get help. It’s a lot faster too. Don’t fall into this trap and get stuck wasting time or money in the wrong places and not seeing results soon.

Here are 5 Simple Steps to Turning Your Ideas & Passions Into a Moneymaking Business:

#1:  Define your vision – think really BIG! (the new plan)

#2:  Choose your model (s) – do what feels right today

  • The Key to Designing Your Business Around the Kind of Lifestyle You Want to Live is…LEVERAGE
  • What can you add: membership model, group program, live event, online classes, teleclasses/webinars, ebooks and products, etc.?

#3: Basic business set up – technology, systems, team

  • Get the Help & Training You Need to Develop the Big Picture Plan for Your Business
  • Learn & Create Systems
    • Implement automated processes online for sales, follow up, communication, lead generation, etc.
  • Develop & Prewrite Templates
    • Write templates for follow up and other marketing tasks to delegate or reach more people faster
  • Duplicate & Replace Yourself
    • At home or work – hire someone to clean house or mow the lawn plus add team members

#4: Jumpstart your marketing – take massive imperfect action, implement like crazy

  •  Get in front of more people, more often and in more ways – massive marketing and lead generation is needed, more than most people think!
  •  Make it easier for people to buy – use online technology and your website as the hub of your business but also have Easy Yes Offers in person to make fast cash.
  •  Create your interactive, relationship marketing, follow up and sales system so that you can funnel more of the right prospects in at one time, not having to touch them all individually yourself right off the bat.

#5: Evolve – reflect, revise & what’s next?

For more information on how to JumpStart your small business with creative ideas and a clear plan to reach your unique target market find out how to talk with me in a complimentary Strategy Session, go fill out the questionnaire at www.AskKat.biz. Let’s plot out YOUR Big Picture Strategy now before it’s too late!

Here’s to building a business doing what you LOVE!!

katrina sawa

Katrina Sawa

The Jumpstart Your Biz Coach, Speaker &

Author of the book, Love Yourself Successful

916-872-4000

katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com

“Showing You HOW to Make a LOT More Money Doing What You Love!”

PS: Learn HOW & WHAT to do to get your business more online marketing friendly & up to date so you can be found more and grow your business at my Jumpstart Your Biz Online Live Event on Dec 13th, 2018!   This will be a hands-on workshop where you bring your laptops, passwords and we get into your website, social sites, email marketing, shopping carts, updating them all and making it all more efficient and smooth-running and more!

Registration is now open: Go to:  www.jumpstartyourbizonline.com to get more details and register NOW!

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While doing my planning for the New Year, I added to my list of the ways YOU can work with me to Jumpstart Your Business!  And for your convenience, I’ve summarized them as follows:

2 Part Business Planning Webinar

Are you ready for the New Year? What I mean is, are you Planning what products and services you’ll offer in 2019?  What about the business conferences you plan to attend or the events you plan to host?

Here’s my initial process if you want to try this for yourself.  I start with the same question I ask ALL of my Live Big Mastermind members and 1on1 Coaching clients:

  •  What am I selling? or what do I want to sell and focus on selling next year?
  •  What will people want AND how do I want to be in service (or provide my expertise)?

From there, I plot those income streams and business models out. Then, based on my reality and stretch money goals, I forecast how many or what amount of each I would sell and what that would equal revenue wise for the year.

I’ve also recently guided my Live Big Mastermind clients through a planning process that they LOVED. So I’ve created a way to share this process with YOU.

It’s my 2-Part BIG PICTURE BUSINESS PLANNING Webinar. This training consists of 2 Webinar sessions starting tomorrow, Weds, Nov 7th. The second session will be on Weds, Nov 14th. Both sessions start at 9am PST.

You’ll get 2-3 hours of my head on your business in these laser-focused trainings. The sessions will be recorded so you won’t miss anything. But I highly recommend that you come to the Webinars, if you can. You’ll love the price of just $57 for this too! Register TODAY at Jumpstartyourmarketing.com/coaching-bizplanwebinar and be ready to jump into the first session on Weds, Nov 7th!

I also have some new ideas up my sleeve for next year as well as a few tried and true that I love doing.

I’m adding VIP 1on1 Days for those of you who want to get stuff done quickly and not stretch out the coaching and learning or implementing to 3, 6 or 12 months. This is for those of you who want to get it done ASAP!  This is how I like to invest my time with my mentors – 1on1 and FAST, in and out whether it’s in person or via zoom/phone. And because I like to do it this way, I’m betting that there’s a few of you who like to learn and get stuff done this way too.

I’m kicking this offering off this winter and doing something I’ve not done before in my 16 years in business. It’s my “End of Year/ New Year VIP Planning Frenzy”.

I’ve selected 10 days between Thanksgiving and mid-January to do these VIP 1on1 Days – JUST 10 DAYS!  DO YOU WANT ONE?

What if I told you they were only ONE THIRD OF THE PRICE on these specific 10 days that I’ve selected. (Take it as my holiday gift to you!)

If you would like to be considered for one of them, please fill out the quick little form and tell me your big hairy goal(s) are for 2019. Tell me which date you want from this list of dates given and I’ll be in touch with a quick phone call. Just Click on THE WORDS “COUNT ME IN” .

If you decide NOT to do it after talking with me or hearing the investment, there’s no obligation just because you’ve filled out the form stating you’re interested. I’m not publishing the investment cost on purpose. Why? Because I’m trying to PUSH those of you who already “THINK YOU CAN’T AFFORD IT” to get outside of your comfort zone and just see what’s possible for you AND ASK. Just ask… what have you got to lose? You will be glad you did!

If you don’t ask, you don’t receive. If you don’t find out, you never know. If you don’t take action, you never get where you want to go!

So Stop Sabotaging Yourself with these limiting beliefs before you have all the facts or you’re definitely NOT going to reach your goals this year or next. Go Fill Out the Form – these VIP 1on1 Days won’t last long!

Now, here are some other ways you can get support from me before the end of 2018:

There are still 2 Friday 2-Hour Zoom Masterclasses you can attend this year ($79 each), Nov 30 and Dec 14. Those will be going away in 2019 as they are now.  Click here to Register.

There is one more,  1 day Techy Hands-On Workshop on Dec 13th. ($397 to work with me and a very small group for an entire day on your website, social media, videos, email marketing and more.)  Click here to Register for Jumpstart Your Biz Online.

Another option is you could do one or two 1on1 Planning Calls with me of course… at $350 each.

And of course I opened enrollment for my Live Big Mastermind this week again for this coming year!  If you’re looking for a mastermind to join, you definitely want to take a look at mine if you want to work on the following this year and get accountability to get it all done.  We focus on areas like:

  1.  Consistent revenue coming from your consistent marketing and lead generation activities
  2.  Consistent revenue coming from your speaking opportunities – online or in person
  3.  Consistent revenue coming from your website traffic and online offerings
  4.  Developing your leveraged programs, products, events and more
  5.  Developing online funnels, memberships, groups and community
  6.  Hiring and utilizing a team or more technology and systems so you can reach more people and get more done without working so hard
  7.  Getting rid of that head trash and toxic people that keep you stuck
  8.  Getting a book done, corporate gigs, new website, better branding and so much more!

Click here to go look at the benefits of the Live Big Mastermind and fill out the form on that page if you want to talk with me about it.

Here’s to creating and enjoying a life full of lots of LOVE & MONEY!!

katrina sawa

Katrina Sawa

The Jumpstart Your Biz Coach, Speaker &

Author of the book, Love Yourself Successful

916-872-4000

katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com

“Showing You HOW to Make a LOT More Money Doing What You Love!”

 

PS: Learn HOW & WHAT to do to get your business more online marketing friendly & up to date so you can be found more and grow your business at my Jumpstart Your Biz Online Live Event on Dec 13th, 2018!   This will be a hands-on workshop where you bring your laptops, passwords and we get into your website, social sites, email marketing, shopping carts, updating them all and making it all more efficient and smooth-running and more!

Registration is now open: Go to:  www.jumpstartyourbizonline.com to get more details and register NOW!

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Are you bad at staying focused, especially during hot, fun summer months?

Do you find yourself a lot less productive some times than others?

Regardless of your living situation or your business, we all get distracted. Some of us more than others.

Why do you think I recorded a video about managing distractions and summeritis? Only because my clients needed this? NO! I needed it too.

We have to stay focused during our regular working hours whenever those may be.

Can you alter your regular working hours whenever you want as an entrepreneur? Of course you can. But can you alter them daily on a whim? I wouldn’t suggest it if you have goals to reach, that’s for sure!

Watch today’s video biz tip as I share 5 ways to manage distractions and summeritis in your business.

Sign up to get more of these tips in your email inbox – get my email newsletter, it comes out every Monday, sign up here now!

Come talk with me about this and more in a complimentary business strategy session by clicking here: http://www.AskKat.biz.

Here’s to Creating & enjoying a life full of lots of Love & Money! 

katrina sawa

Katrina Sawa

The Jumpstart Your Biz Coach, Speaker &

Author of the book, Love Yourself Successful

916-872-4000

katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com

“Showing You HOW to Make a LOT More Money Doing What You Love!”

Get your Jumpstart Your Biz Kit now at www.JumpstartYourMarketing.com!   

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I’ll bet you’re making at least one of these 4 social media mistakes and either pissing people off or missing out on leads and opportunities!

Listen in to my video tip today for some helpful dos and don’ts all about social media. What’s good social media etiquette online and definitely what will get you marked as a spammer and possibly unfriended or blocked!

I see so many people using social media for their crazy sales strategies that are NOT doing them any favor. Just like you don’t want to be “that guy” or “that girl” at the networking event that is shoving your card in people’s faces and then walking away… you do NOT want to be that person on social media sites. You can get a bad reputation just the same.

One of my biggest pet peeves I’ll share in the body of this blog post, then you have to watch the video for others, is:  when people tag me in posts that clearly have NOTHING to do with me and they get their post featured on my profile wall. ANNOYING to say the least!! Do not do this.

If you want my attention (or someone’s attention that you care about), you cannot do this, we will eventually BLOCK you or unfriend you if you continue. Pay attention and take the time to get to know me, engage with me and then ask me to support you if that’s what your goal is. But don’t force me to support you by tagging me. ARGH!!

Join my email newsletter so you never miss out on this kind of content to help you start up, grow, market and monetize your business ever again! Sign up here now.

Listen in to learn more about “Social Media Etiquette for Your Business” – the pros and cons, dos and don’ts. Go listen in!

Come talk with me about this and more in a complimentary business strategy call, go to www.Askkat.biz and sign up today!

Here’s to Creating & Enjoying a life and business full of lots more Love & Money! 

 

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Katrina Sawa

The Jumpstart Your Biz Coach, Speaker &

Author of the book, Love Yourself Successful

916-872-4000

katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com

“Showing You HOW to Make a LOT More Money Doing What You Love!”

Get your Jumpstart Your Biz Kit now at www.JumpstartYourMarketing.com!   

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Have you thought about doing webinars in your business? If not, you might consider doing them. But you need to learn how to do them and why you might want to do many more in your business, whether free or paid.

My friend, Ellen Finkelstein recently joined me on a short interview with Change the World Marketing and she shared valuable tips and important points that you need to know, if you are doing webinars now or if you plan to do them in the future.

In this content-packed interview, Ellen covers some of the mistakes that many business owners make – I found that I’ve made them too.

So listen in to learn what you need to know to do webinars well from someone who does them frequently and makes money from them too! You will also learn to build a better webinar strategy. You’ll need to know how to create your webinar strategy because the internet and engagement is changing and shifting – you want to shift with it.

Ellen gives us all an AMAZING tip about half way through the recording so have you pen and paper ready to take notes. AND she gives a FREE Copy of her PowerPoint Layout Templates on this video.

Listen in to learn more about “Doing Webinars in Your Business” and how do them correctly. Go listen in!

 

 

 

If you’re looking to get help formulating your talk in the first place or getting booked elsewhere or offline too, then come talk with me about this and more in a complimentary business strategy session by clicking here: http://www.AskKat.biz.

Here’s to Creating More Success in your Business! 

 

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Katrina Sawa

The Jumpstart Your Biz Coach, Speaker &

Author of the book, Love Yourself Successful

916-872-4000

katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com

“Showing You HOW to Make a LOT More Money Doing What You Love!”

Get your Jumpstart Your Biz Kit now at www.JumpstartYourMarketing.com!   

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Michele PW effective emailsI thought you might enjoy this Guest blog post about creating effective email that is by my friend Michele PW, who is a copywriting expert and author:

In today’s world—the world of building businesses online—most entrepreneurs understand that building an email list is extremely important.  An email list is one of the best ways to build your business because it gives you the opportunity to connect with potential buyers on a personal, authentic level.

Done right, an email list can supercharge your business results.

But (you knew that was coming, right?) an effective email is only as effective as your open and click-through rates.

If nobody’s opening your emails, and nobody’s clicking on the links you put in them, then your email list is not actually working to build your business.

And that can be discouraging.

It takes lots of time, energy, mental power, and money to build a list and to write content regularly.

So today, I’m going to share six of my favorite tips for writing an effective email that connects and converts.

Tip 1. Make Sure Your Emails Are Mobile-Friendly.

I know. It sounds pretty obvious. Also, emails not being mobile-friendly doesn’t really sound like a deal-breaker, right? Wrong.

Here’s the thing: an increasing number of studies and statistics show that a growing number of people use phones and tablets to shop (not computers). In fact, one of the reports I read said that up to 70% of sales happen on phones or tablets.

If your emails look “off” or load improperly and aren’t easy to read, your readers are going to click “delete,” period.

So here are some mobile-friendly-related considerations to make as you create and compose your emails:

Whether to use a banner. Recently, I’ve noticed that entrepreneurs see better conversion rates when they do not use a banner.

The user experience: technically. People reading on teeny tiny mobile devices are more likely to skim than people who read on computers. Make it easy for people to consume your emails by incorporating white space, shorter paragraphs, and shorter sentences.

The user experience: emotionally. Be sure to think about how your subscribers feel when they get your email. They’re living, breathing, busy people, so give them something worthwhile.

Tip 2. Make Your Emails Easy-to-Read and Understand.

As I mentioned above, your ideal prospects are likely skimming your email. That being said, is it easy for them to follow what you’re saying? Are you using words they quickly and easily understand?

Are you making them think too hard?

Of course, I’m not saying you should “dumb down” your message. But you should also be sure to use language that your ideal prospects use (not jargon from your industry).

On another note, be crystal clear about which action you want your readers to take. Set links apart so readers know exactly where to click. If it’s not crystal clear, your readers likely won’t take action at all.

One of my favorite tips for creating a crystal clear call to action is to start with the end in mind. Before you even start writing the email, be clear in your own mind about which action you want readers to take—whether it’s to enroll in your new course, buy your book, or read your newest blog post.

Building your email that call to action is a great way to make sure you’ve just created an effective email. And don’t forget to keep it simple!

Tip 3. Connect with Your Ideal Prospects.

Your community is unique. It’s important to ensure you are connecting with the members of your community on a personal level.

Here are a couple of examples:

I’m on a list where the business owner writes very long emails a few times each week. To be honest, although I’m seeing better conversion rates with shorter emails, this entrepreneur’s emails are entertaining—a great mix of content and stories from his life.

And, they always include some kind of offer at the end.

I’d typically caution entrepreneurs against sending out too many sales emails, but this particular business owner has it nailed: I am certain he gets a lot of email opens and a lot of click-throughs because his emails are informative and entertaining!

One of my clients has had a great response from shorter, punchier emails that have a kind of “hook.” She’s often directing people to read her blog posts, and she makes her emails short and sweet and to the point. Although this effort is the opposite of the one I explained in the first example, it works!

It’s all about knowing what your ideal prospects want from you.

Tip 4. Make Your Emails Personal.

The reason email works so well is that it is personal by nature. Your communication is like a letter to each of your community members. So when you’re writing an email, pretend you’re writing a letter to one specific person. When you master this, each of your ideal prospects will feel like you’ve written specifically to him or her.

When they get the sense that you’ve taken the time and energy to focus on them and write something that matters to them, they’ll reward you by opening and reading your emails.

Tip 5. Write Great Subject Lines.

Think about it: when you’re looking at that long list of emails in your inbox, you’re filtering: deciding which ones you’ll trash immediately, which ones you’ll read later, and which ones you’ll read right away. How do you make those decisions? You look at the subject lines. So, what makes subject lines great, or effective?

Being specific. If you have a deadline coming up, or a webinar showing on a certain date, include that in your subject line.

Being a little “off-the-wall” or invoking curiosity. Some examples are, “Winter is coming,” or, “It worked … kind of.”

Mixing it up. If, in most cases, you write straightforward subject lines, try throwing in a few “off-the-wall” subject lines every few emails. Or, if you typically write mysterious subject lines, throw in a few straightforward subject lines here and there. This may help you cut through the email clutter.

Tip 6. Write Powerful PS’s.

Did you know that it’s extremely common for a reader to skip from the top of an email straight to the PS? In fact, the PS is known to be the second-most-commonly-read element in an email (behind the subject line). So this is “hot real estate” in your emails! There are several different ways to write a powerful PS — to get you started, I’ve included a few email writing tips below:

Address an objection. The most common objections people have when buying your product or service are time and money. They’re not sure whether they can afford the time or financial investment. So, think about what you can say to overcome those objections.

Share one of your clients’ real-life success stories. Whether you summarize the story in your own words, or insert a quote from one of your clients, this is a powerful way to illustrate that you’re helping people get great results.

Position the reader’s choice about whether to invest with you as a choice to remain in their current situation, or to move forward and get the results you can provide them.

Recap a juicy benefit of the product or service you’re selling. For example, set it up as an “imagine” statement: “Imagine finally knowing exactly what to do when it comes to your marketing, rather than feeling overwhelmed and uncertain of what to do, when.”

In Conclusion …

I think the best part about writing effective emails is that it’s fun! It’s fun to be yourself, share with your community, and build relationships that thrive as your business does.

By Michele PW (Pariza Wacek)
Bestselling Author of the “Love-Based Copywriting” books
Web site: http://www.MichelePW.com
Blog: http://www.LoveBasedBizBlog.com

PS – Join Michele on her brand new FREE webinar entitled:  Sell More with Love: Step-by-Step Proven Formula to Craft Love-Based Emails that Attract, Inspire and Invite

 

 

 

Talk to you again soon!

katrina sawa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Katrina Sawa

The Jumpstart Your Biz Coach, Speaker &

Author of the book, Love Yourself Successful

916-872-4000

katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com

“Showing You HOW to Make a LOT More Money Doing What You Love!”

PS:  Watch or Read my Recent Blog Post for Jumpstarting Your Business.  

PPS:  Catch Up on my Video Biz Tips on YouTube.

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Is your Funnel working as it should?  Is it generating enough interest to generate the leads you need?  If you are struggling to create an effective sales funnel because you don’t know how to start constructing it, this post and video are definitely for you!

This post and the video are designed for entrepreneurs, small business owners, independent contractors and anyone who needs to meet a lot of people and build relationships in order to promote and increase your business. Because marketing these days is useless without working at building the relationships with your clients, prospects, referral sources and contacts. Making offers is a key component to building those relationships. You can do this if you’re a speaker or doing a speaking presentation or not.

So What’s in your funnel? What are YOU Selling?

Here are 5 Levels of What (could and should be) in Your Marketing or Product Funnel Plus What IS a Funnel?

1. The “Freebie” – what are you giving away on your website or in person so you can capture people’s contact information so that you can continue to market to them? You’ve GOT to do this one for sure and it doesn’t have to be a FREE consultation! Try to give something away that your target market will definitely want but it doesn’t have to take your time, make it more automated instead.

2. The “Easy Yes Offer” or “Try Me Out” Offer – This is your low-level offering. Can you record a free CD, write an ebook, offer a webinar, prepare an ecourse? These are all lower level products or programs that you can create once then sell over and over again taking no more time (time being the key word on a low-level offering). Easy Yes Offers can also be your time if the goal is to have conversations with prospects in order to have them connect and trust you to enroll in higher end programs. You can give and receive a lot of value in consults where you charge a small introductory fee.

3. The “Do-It-Yourself” – This is the larger, more beefy product offering that people can buy and work through at their own pace. It could be your signature service packaged into a home study kit for example like I plan on doing with my Love and Money Business Summit and that I’ve already done with my JumpStart Your Marketing(TM) System.

4. The “I’m All In” – This is for very interested and committed prospects who want more of YOU. They want to get your advice personally maybe or work with you 1on1, come to an event or even pay you for your high end programs or services. There are fewer people who will commit to these types of offerings however if priced right, you don’t need that many, nor can you usually handle that many.

5. The “Whole Enchilada” – This is for the type of customer who simply LOVES YOU and loves what you do, teach or sell and will buy anything and everything you offer or promote. They are your ‘ideal client’, I’d imagine.

Click here to view the video and hear more about “5 Stages of Your Funnel – What are YOU Selling”.

Finally you have to practice, test and practice and test, over and over again and different audiences might require different easy yes offers. You may have to alter them, change them and revise them along the way. You’ll know when you have that easy yes offer, people will be throwing cash or their credit cards in your face or orders will come in like crazy online!

Join me at my next live training workshop where we’re going to get you super clear on what you’re selling and offering. Which of these do YOU need? How many do you need to sell to make your goals? And what platforms will you do that on, how will you get those clients and more.

This live training workshop is called “Speaker Success Bootcamp”,  scheduled for June 14, 15, 16, 2018 in Sacramento Ca – find out all the details and sign up now at www.JumpstartSpeakerEvent.com!

Come talk with me about this and more in a complimentary business strategy session by clicking here: http://www.AskKat.biz.

Talk to you again soon!

 

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Katrina Sawa

The Jumpstart Your Biz Coach, Speaker &

Author of the book, Love Yourself Successful

916-872-4000

katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com

“Showing You HOW to Make a LOT More Money Doing What You Love!”

PS:  Watch or Read my Recent Blog Post for Jumpstarting Your Business.  

PPS:  Catch Up on my Video Biz Tips on YouTube.

PPPS: Find Out Where You’ll Find Me Speaking and Other Events Here

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Are you avoiding doing Video and Live Streaming?

I have some clients who are not yet doing video or livestreaming and they really need to take advantage of this powerful medium.  I invited the Video Queen, Monique Johnson to join me in a recent Facebook Live to talk about Everything Video but that video has since expired now. But read on for some quick tips and then make sure you follow me on Facebook as well as Monique here.

As you know, networking is important for the growth of your business, but let’s face it – you are not going to be able to reach as many people at going to networking events as you can when you are broadcasting Live or with a Video online. When you appear on video or a Facebook Live, it’s like an opportunity to reach (or to network) with many more people who are from several geographic areas, not only those who are in your local area.

When you are broadcasting or doing a video online, it’s like you’re attending a networking event and you are the featured speaker!

I met my friend, Monique Johnson, at an event where we were both speaking and her presentation blew me away.  She is  an expert in Video Production and in using Video and broadcasting Live.  Monique helps her clients and students get more clients by showing them how to use and harness the power of Social Video.

I got together with Monique on a Facebook Live recently to discuss “Everything Video”.  Monique shared several great tips about Live Videos and stressed the importance of repurposing your video or Live content on your social media platforms.  Here are a few of Monique’s tips that we cover in this broadcast:

  • It’s important that your Live Videos don’t die on the platform you broadcasted them on – Repurpose them.
  • Each platform has different limits for Video and Live streaming.  What you are publishing YouTube isn’t the same as what you will be publishing on Instagram.
  • If your Video is longer than the length the platform you want to share it on will allow, you simply edit it to show shorter videos like snippets, teasers, and highlights.
  • You don’t have to invest in a lot of expensive equipment to get started.  A smartphone is all you need.

Do you know all of the broadcast limit of each social media platform?

If you missed our Facebook Live, go follow us online and catch the next one!

Be sure to check out Monique’s Group to learn more about creating Videos and Live Streams for your business.

Come on! It’s YOUR Time to shine online!!

xoxo Katrina

Here’s to Creating A More Successful Business!

Katrina Sawa

The Jumpstart Your Biz Coach, Speaker &

Author of the book, Love Yourself Successful

916-872-4000

katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com

“Showing You HOW to Make a LOT More Money Doing What You Love!”

PS:  Watch or Read my Recent Blog Post for Jumpstarting Your Business.  

PPS:  Catch Up on my Video Biz Tips on YouTube.

 

 

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Business Owner: Are you getting what you need in a Mentor or Programs you’ve invested in?

Are you an entrepreneur who has invested in programs, events, and masterminds that haven’t really gotten you to where you really need to be yet in your business?

Are you wondering why that is?   What could you be doing wrong?  Were they just the wrong programs at the wrong time?

So, what’s next for you?  You’ve got to keep going right?

You don’t want to go back and get a JOB… so what’s next for you?

What I’ve found over the last 15 years of business coaching with thousands of entrepreneurs is that most of us have invested in the WRONG thing every once in a while and don’t get what we need.

Unfortunately that’s pretty normal. It sucks but it happens!

The key is to pick yourself back up from that, don’t get jaded and go invest in the NEXT THING!  Hopefully this time, the thing that will really help you with what you need to do NEXT, RIGHT NOW.

One of the things I’m really good at is helping entrepreneurs like YOU determine what IS your next move. What you DO NEED to do next to grow your business.

They don’t just call me the Jumpstart Your Biz Coach for nothing you know… I know how to laser in and focus on what is the single most important for YOU to be spending your time on right now to get you to create a smooth-running, moneymaking business. Plain and simple.

I don’t recommend any ONE thing to all however, it’s not a cookie cutter approach. I’m not going to tell everyone to do THIS xyz thing, because that doesn’t work.

You NEED A CUSTOM APPROACH and plan.

I can help you with that but you have to get over the fact that you need to yet again… invest in yourself and your business.

You have to know that you will ALWAYS have to continue investing in yourself and your business. There is no way to do and learn all there is to do and learn on your own for free; it’s not possible, even with youtube. 😉

Click here to view the video and hear more about how to get Just What You Need.

 

Although I’ve invited you to listen to this video, I recommend that you do more than just listen.  Come talk with me.  Let me see what I can do to help set you on THE RIGHT PATH to your successful, and consistently profitable business, shall we? Just go to www.AskKat.biz to schedule a complimentary Strategy Session with me.

Come on! It’s YOUR Time to shine!!

xoxo Katrina

Here’s to Creating the Business of your Dreams!

 

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Katrina Sawa

The Jumpstart Your Biz Coach, Speaker &

Author of the book, Love Yourself Successful

916-872-4000

katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com

“Showing You HOW to Make a LOT More Money Doing What You Love!”

PS:  Watch or Read my Recent Blog Post for Jumpstarting Your Business.  

PPS:  Catch Up on my Video Biz Tips on YouTube.

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I recently shared this broadcast on Facebook Live about Pricing for Profits. The intent of this broadcast was to share some great content about Pricing your Products, Services, and Programs with my guest, Carrie Greene of Carrie Greene Coaching. Carrie was ready to join us but, due to technical difficulties on my part, was unable to log into the broadcast. We’ll try to reschedule soon, hopefully April.

And yes, you’ll quickly notice that I’m sick when you start viewing this video but I’m sharing a lot of valuable tips and strategies here about Pricing your Products, Services and Programs. So I’m encouraging you to stay tuned!

Let’s dive right into Strategy!

First, I recommend you offer a variety of products or services with different levels of pricing.

Let me explain:

You should have a “low-end”, Easy YES offer. This is something that is so good that people say YES & pay you on the spot! Your offer must be crystal clear and it’s best if it’s priced under $100. Depending on the what you are offering, the price could be under $200.   The point of the Easy YES offer is to give prospects a way to try you out, to try out what you are offering and to see what it’s like to work with you.

You should have additional offerings (products, programs, or services) with price points higher than your Easy YES offer and lower than your “high-end” Program or Services.

You also need to create a Signature Product, Program, or Service if you don’t already have one. This is something you’ve created and it’s easily relatable to your Brand.

Click here to view the video and learn additional strategies, tips, and examples about Pricing for Profits.

 

So are you charging what you are WORTH? Is there a Mindset issue that blocking you from raising your rates so you can continue to offer value to your clients while charging what you are really worth? You can structure your programs, services and your prices – It’s Your Business.

To recap, there are several steps that go into Pricing your Products,, Programs, and Services so YOU can make a profit. From brainstorming about ways to deliver the program or product you’re creating, and what is included in the offer to determining the value, what you will charge and how you will sell it.

And finally, there are Sales Conversations that you’ll need to have and Sales Conversations is a topic that I LOVE to coach my clients on for example, what to do, what to say, and navigating objections that WILL come up.

These topics and so many others to help you make more money in your Business will be covered at my Love & Money LIVE! event coming up in a few days. Registration closes on Saturday, March 31st. Head over to www.loveandmoneylive.com to take a look at everything we will cover.

If you look around on Facebook, you’ll see my posts that contains discount ticket offers for my Love & Money LIVE! event. If you go to Facebook and Comment “EVENTS” on this post, I will send you a link to register at the discounted price! I have three other LIVE events scheduled this year, so go check out the dates at www.LiveBigEvents.com and start making your plans now!

Here’s to Creating the Business of your Dreams!

 

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Katrina Sawa

The Jumpstart Your Biz Coach, Speaker &

Author of the book, Love Yourself Successful

916-872-4000

katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com

“Showing You HOW to Make a LOT More Money Doing What You Love!”

PS:  Watch or Read my Recent Blog Post for Jumpstarting Your Business.  

PPS:  Catch Up on my Video Biz Tips on YouTube.

PPPS: Find Out Where You’ll Find Me Speaking and Other Events Here

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