Networking is probably the single most critical thing that I’ve ever learned to do well that has impacted my business the most with more clients, more opportunities, more exposure and more fun.

The more people you know, the more referrals and repeat business you will get. The number of people you have in your database is the number of people you have access to market to on a regular basis so your #1 goal in your business should be to build your database and set up a consistent, frequent system for marketing and following up with them.

networkingIf this isn’t your #1 goal, you’re missing out on a ton of sales. If you’re not networking (online and in person in some way), you’re missing out on a ton of sales.
What are you doing to network and meet new people every single month?

Where is your target market ‘hanging out’? Are they stay-at-home moms, who spend a large majority of their time doing things with their children’s school events or sports? Do those places have meetings? Are they homeowners who might attend home shows or community meetings? Are they all realtors? Are you attending their monthly association meetings?

I go where my target market is and I do it often, both locally and nationally. I apply to be a speaker at events and conferences too for more added credibility and opportunity during the event. You can find out about any group and what is available online.

Now, when I’m networking, I remember to ask important questions; asking questions is a HUGE, but important step! Whenever you are nervous or not sure what to say to break the ice, ask a question. When they answer the question, follow it up with another question, and so on and so on ….until you know their whole life story.

This builds trust with the person you are speaking to, when they walk away they think you are the greatest, they like you, they want to do business with you, and they want other people to know you too (e.g., a good referral source). It really does work.

Whatever you do, you don’t want to monopolize the conversation about you, what you do or how great your products or services are; you want to make it about them. In fact the only time I talk about myself is when they ask me questions, which doesn’t always happen by the way.

I want to do business with people that genuinely want to know how I am doing, how my business is doing, or how my dog or kids are doing. I network to build long lasting relationships with people like me who I respect and admire.

Let us try to be better networkers, listeners and truehearted professionals. If we do, the world just might be a better place and we will all gain more business in the end.

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

“Kicking YOU and YOUR Business Into High Gear Making a LOT More MONEY Doing What
You LOVE!”

P.S.  Get your FREE Entrepreneur’s Success Kit at www.JumpStartYourMarketing.com/freegifts

P.S.S.  Have some other needs? Check out these options for getting that jumpstart…

 


Dream. Design. Profit.When was the last time you gifted yourself time to work on your business? I am excited to be speaking at the Creative Business Summit: Dream. Design. Profit. in Los Angeles, March 24 to 26th!  I’ll be talking about “Maximizing Massive Lead Generation and Follow Up for More Profits”  If you know you need a roadmap to triple your income in 2017, I invite you to join me and host Dr. Minette Riordan for 3 days of dreaming, designing and planning for profit in 2017. Click here to get all the details!

 

 

 

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Today I want to talk to you about a topic I LOVE to help others with – it’s all about making some Fast Cash! And you CAN make FAST CASH for the Holidays and before the end of the year!

Some of you might be focusing solely on the Holidays and have already given up on making additional income before the end of the year. But some of you may be focusing on making more revenue BEFORE December 31st!  You want to serve more people, meet more of your goals, start STRONG in 2017!

make fast cash for the holidaysThe First Tip is simple – It’s Making Phone Calls

Yes, I know, I usually get  biggest resistance from my clients when I mention making Phone Calls! I’m not talking about Cold Calling. I’m talking about calling your Contacts, people you network with, existing Clients, those who follow you – People who Know, Like, & Trust you!  One strategy that you can implement right now is to call them and Ask for REFERRALS!!  But because so many people are busy right now, you should be prepared with a great detailed message if you get their voice mail.

Another Tip – Special Sales!

Did you received a ton of special sales email during the Thanksgiving holidays?  Did you want to have a special Cyber Monday sale but weren’t prepared enough to launch it?  You still have time to hold a special sale but you’ve got to get it together – NOW!   Just remember that people are busy with holiday shopping, mailings, school schedules, and the like –  so you’ll have to plan for a variety of marketing strategies to promote what you are selling to reach them.

 

Check out the video below for more detail about how YOU can make FAST CASH for the Holidays and before the New Year!

Making FAST Cash for the End of Year & Holidays!

 

free session If you need some help or pointers on making FAST CASH – I’m the person to talk to! I LOVE to help people with FAST CASH strategies. If this is something that interests you, why not Schedule a Planning Meeting with me. I’ll help you with scripts of what to say on the phone or to leave on voice mail, what to say in your emails and how to set up your email campaign series. We can still get you some FAST CASH, but you have to Take Action! Just go to askkat.biz and sign up with a session with me.

Even if you are not ready to focus on making FAST CASH this month and are more concerned with focusing on your results next month or for next year, this is still a great time to schedule a chat with me. Why?  Because I’ve opened up some additional coaching slots this month so now’s the time to start working to make more money or to start planning for next month, next quarter, next year!!!  Sign up here –>>  www.AskKat.biz

 


 

 

KS-LiveBigMastermind-HeaderAre you thinking about joining a Mastermind Group? If so, I highly encourage you to go to LiveBigMastermind.com to see all of the benefits that membership in my mastermind group offers you!  You’ll find a sign up box on the page for you to schedule a time to talk with me so we can determine if this Mastermind Group would be a good fit for you.  And, there’s NO OBLIGATION just to have a chat with me, REALLY!

 



GET READY NOW FOR:  JumpStart Your Biz in a Weekend Intensive – in Sacramento, Mar/Apr 2017!  

jumpstart your biz in a weekendBe a part of an intimate group of highly motivated entrepreneurs and business owners at my JumpStart Your Biz in a Weekend Intensive!  If you need better marketing results & a better overall business plan FAST or you know someone who does, here’s your chance!  Check out all of the training you will receive at this Event in Mar/Apr 2017. ACT FAST –  and you can get $100 OFF the Early Bird Pricing even!  (Use Promo Code 100OFF at checkout)  Check it out NOW at: www.JumpstartYourBizinaWeekend.com

Talk to you 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

“Kicking YOU and YOUR Business Into High Gear Making a LOT More MONEY Doing What
You LOVE!”

P.S.  Get your FREE Entrepreneur’s Success Kit at www.JumpStartYourMarketing.com/freegifts

 

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I  have a LOT going on this May and wanted to make sure that everyone knows what I’m doing! I would love to see you at any of these events! 
LA Meetup / Tweetup for Entrepreneurs Friday, May 8th, 7-9 pm at the Westin LAX, Los Angeles, CA – I’m hosting this ONE-TIME meetup and networking event for anyone in business – men and women welcome and it’s absolutely FREEJust RSVP on the Facebook event page here and please share this with your friends online or via email, etc. for anyone who is in or near the LA area!!

Kat is speaking at the Women Inkorporated (WINK) meeting Monday, May 11 in La Mesa, CA
Topic:  Jumpstart Your JV Relationships Using Social Media
Come to this presentation to learn and walk away with: • How to find great referral sources and joint venture partners on social media fast 
• What to say to them to make them want to “play” with you 
• What to do with them once you make that initial connection 
• How to systematize and outsource this entire process to reach hundreds or thousands of new JV prospects every month

Holistic Chamber of Commerce

Kat is speaking at the Holistic Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, May 12 in Rancho Cucamonga, CATopic:  3 Simple Steps to Attract More Clients and Make More Money NowLet’s all learn about the best ways to grow our businesses by sharing our experiences and expertise regarding what works and the options and solutions that will help us reach more people (i.e. customers and clients).

Kat is the guest speaker on the Indestructible Wealth Radio Show
Wednesday, May 27 at 4 pm PST – live online! Get info and details here
Join Paul Mata every Wednesday as he shares easy tips and strategies that traditional financial advisors won’t tell you about creating indestructible wealth. Each hi-energy show will pull back the curtain to the financial industry, and help you become exceptionally savvy about your finances so you can make, sustain, and protect your wealth in any economy.

Kat is speaking at the Public Speakers Conference June 14-17 in San Antonio, TX —> Get $100 OFF w/ coupon code “Katrina” Get info and details here

 

Kat is speaking at theeWomenNetwork meeting
Thursday, June 18 in Knoxville, TN

 

 

 

Katrina Sawa

Your Love & Money Mentor, Speaker &
Author of the book, Love Yourself Successful
916-872-4000
katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com
“Helping You Get More LOVE In Your Life & MONEY In Your Business!”
P.S.  Have you seen what I’m offering in my Live Big Mastermind for 2015? If not and you’re searching for a mentor, mastermind group or support this year, I highly recommend you see what the buzz is about at www.LiveBigMastermind.com

Connect With Me Online:

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/KatrinaSawa
Public Group: www.Facebook.com/groups/JumpstartYourBiz
YouTube: www.YouTube.com/katmarketingexpert
Twitter: @KatrinaSawa

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 Join me and many entrepreneurs for this one time Meetup/Tweetup!

When: Friday, May 8th 7-9pm
Where: Westin LAX
5400 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
TEL: (310) 216-5858

Anyone in the Los Angeles, CA area is welcome to attend. It’s a free event being held in the hotel bar, you may purchase drinks or food as you wish. This is for business owners or those who would like to start up your business. (women or men are welcome)!

We are meeting up to collaborate, connect, network and share referrals, mastermind and more!

We held one in Denver, CO in February and pulled in a huge crowd, tons of networking happened, DON’T MISS THIS!
For questions or inquiries on the day or two before the event, message Katrina on Facebook for fastest reply.

 

 

Bring business cards and an open mind to what’s possible! You can also bring a free gift for the door prize giveaway. Spread the word and invite your friends too please, the more the merrier! Share this event with your local peeps!

 

Katrina Sawa

Your Love & Money Mentor, Speaker &
Author of the book, Love Yourself Successful
916-872-4000
katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com
“Helping You Get More LOVE In Your Life & MONEY In Your Business!”
P.S.  Have you seen what I’m offering in my Live Big Mastermind for 2015? If not and you’re searching for a mentor, mastermind group or support this year, I highly recommend you see what the buzz is about at www.LiveBigMastermind.com

Connect With Me Online:

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/KatrinaSawa
Public Group: www.Facebook.com/groups/JumpstartYourBiz
YouTube: www.YouTube.com/katmarketingexpert
Twitter: @KatrinaSawa

 

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Last week I shared some REALLY JUICY TIPS about maximizing your networking AT conferences such as these and more….did you watch that video?

This week I want to share more about how to get more joint venture opportunities, referrals coming in or how to position yourself to be seen as a bigger player so you get asked to do stuff like this…I do JVs all the time with other like-minded entrepreneurs who “get it”. You can too if you focus on a few specific things I share about in today’s video.

This week’s video is about targeting in on what you really need to be doing to get more referrals or to do more joint ventures with other complimentary business owners. Go watch it, I promise you’ll get some juicy new ideas for yourself!

Many small business owners are NOT utilizing joint venture opportunities or referral marketing enough in your business. Listen in to my message on this to get some great ideas on how to maximize joint ventures, referrals and collaborative relationships to get more business! 

   CLICK HERE NOW TO WATCH!

Oh and I happen to have an excellent product on my website where you can get much more in depth training on all this stuff. 

For the $57 Relationship Marketing Webinar product I have where I go into much greater depth on how to do this, go grab it if you really know this is ONE area you need to improve upon.

Have a great week!


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Have you noticed how some small businesses say they get a ton of referrals or they work by referral only?

Ever wonder why the referrals aren’t pouring in from your happy clients and customers like that too?

After all, you are the best-kept secret in your industry right? Well, let’s not stay that way at least…let’s get you in front of more prospects and referral sources every month.

3 things I’ve seen, one or more of which that could be the reason that you’re not receiving more referrals in your small business are:

 

  1. You’re not ASKING for them. You do need to actively ask your current clients and vendors or people who love you and your work even to give you referrals. They could just be too busy to think about giving them freely but would if you just stopped to ask.
  2. You’re not making it very EASY for them to give you a referral. You’d think that they would just call you, email you or connect you in some way with people they know could use your products or services if in fact they loved working with you. BUT that doesn’t happen usually because they may not know what to say or HOW to best introduce you. Make it easy for them to refer you by writing something they can forward in an email or something they can read on a voice mail to someone. Try giving them a printed handout, flyer or letter that they can give out on your behalf. I even go to the extent of creating special web pages on my website just for referrals from specific people.
  3. You don’t have enough referral source prospects. Make a list. Think about all the types of businesses, professionals, industries and associations in addition to individuals you know that would be a good fit to refer business to you. Those can be people or companies you already know or ones you don’t know. For the ones you don’t know you want to build a marketing campaign to reach out to them, build a relationship with them to see how you can support each other. This list then becomes your referral source prospect list for direct mail, phone calls, social media connecting and in some cases emailing.

Hopefully this gives you some ideas to go get more referrals this week.

Remember though, referral source marketing is one of the three types of marketing. Generally you need to do marketing activities within each category to maximize your potential: Referral Source Marketing, New Business Marketing and Database Marketing.

This is just ONE of the ideas that I’ll be covering in my upcoming workshop THIS FRIDAY in Roseville, CA all day.

This year I’m doing a series of 4 one-day workshops in person, all on topics that are IMPORTANT FOR ALL SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS REGARDLESS OF WHAT YOU DO.

Here’s what this one on April 5, 2013 is going to cover:  

Options for directly marketing to new prospects, networking, follow up marketing systems, phone call scripts and templates for follow up and email marketing, social media messaging and connecting and putting automated systems for all of this so it gets done consistently and to more people every month

Register here now for $50 OFF!

Can’t make the workshop? 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! 

Katrina Sawa
The JumpStart Your Biz Coach
916-872-4000
katrina@jumpstartyourmarketing.com
“Kicking YOU and YOUR Business Into High Gear!”

P.S.  Get your FREE Entrepreneur’s Success Kit plus a couple other Free Gifts online at www.JumpStartYourMarketing.com/gifts! 

 

 

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Katrina Sawa is known as The JumpStart Your Biz Coach because she literally kicks her clients and their businesses into high gear.  She works with highly motivated women entrepreneurs that want to maximize their business to make more money, enjoy more free time and fully embrace your happiest life ever.  Katrina uses online and offline strategies to leverage your resources, contacts and your expertise; plus she kicks you in the butt to implement it all too!  Katrina is an author, speaker and coach and she has been featured on the Oprah and Friends XMRadioNetwork, CBS and ABC.  Get her Free Entrepreneur’s Success Kit online at www.JumpStartYourMarketing.com! Check out her new book, Love Yourself Successful at www.LoveYourselfSuccessful.com!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I am excited about being on the road and I am speaking with a bunch of my friends, join us for fun-filled, content-packed informative days or 1/2 days of trainings then evenings of networking (in most locations). The next stop on my Entrepalooza Speakers Tour is on March 22nd in Austin, TX with Sandy Burton

This ½ day seminar is ideal for Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Independent Sales Professionals who want to build a more profitable business but not work so hard at it.

Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of how to do the following in your business whether you have a business right now or you want to build one:

Cultivate more and better relationships on all levels for higher revenues
Network and market strategically to maximize your time and ROI
Strategically plan with more efficient strategies for growing your business with more ease and less overwhelm
Systematize your online and social media marketing efforts to reach thousands of new prospects every month
Follow up and market to your database with more concrete, proven and easy to implement strategies and systems in order to see more consistent sales and growth

During the presentation I will be presenting about how to get out of the overwhelm you’re in or guilt your feeding yourself and learn a way to actually get all your follow up done including what to say, send, write or call about and how to learn ways to build and manage more quality relationships with clients, prospects, leads, referrals and everyone you come in contact to – online or off.

Sandy will be presenting about the simplest (yet most unused) secret to getting more qualified referrals that actually
become clients.

Come learn from two industry authorities in business growth and marketing. Click here —-> https://jumpstartyourmarketing.com/entrepalooza_austin For more details about our presentations and to register.

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I am excited about being on the road and I am speaking with a bunch of my friends, join us for fun-filled, content-packed informative days or 1/2 days of trainings then evenings of networking (in most locations). The next stop on my Entrepalooza Speakers Tour is on March 27th in Tampa, FL with Judy Winslow

This ½ day seminar is ideal for Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Independent Sales Professionals who want to build a more profitable business but not work so hard at it.

Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of how to do the following in your business whether you have a business right now or you want to build one:

Cultivate more and better relationships on all levels for higher revenues
Network and market strategically to maximize your time and ROI
Strategically plan with more efficient strategies for growing your business with more ease and less overwhelm
Systematize your online and social media marketing efforts to reach thousands of new prospects every month
Follow up and market to your database with more concrete, proven and easy to implement strategies and systems in order to see more consistent sales and growth

During the presentation I will be presenting about how to get out of the overwhelm you’re in or guilt your feeding yourself and learn a way to actually get all your follow up done including what to say, send, write or call about and how to learn ways to build and manage more quality relationships with clients, prospects, leads, referrals and everyone you come in contact to – online or off.

Judy Winslow will focus on how in this world of over-saturated messages, products and services are you finding yourself lost in the maze?  Wondering what to do next to move your business forward?  It’s no surprise to anyone that the today’s challenges are unlike any that have gone before. Business and business models are changing, client needs are changing quickly, the need to be flexible and fast on our feet is more important than ever. To ensure that your business is healthy in five years, what we put in place today really matters.

Come learn from two industry authorities in business growth and marketing. Click here —-> https://jumpstartyourmarketing.com/entrepalooza_tampa For more details about our presentations and to register.

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I am excited about being on the road and I am speaking with a bunch of my friends, join us for fun-filled, content-packed informative days or 1/2 days of trainings then evenings of networking (in most locations). The next stop on my Entrepalooza Speakers Tour is on March 22nd in Austin, TX with Sandy Burton

This ½ day seminar is ideal for Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Independent Sales Professionals who want to build a more profitable business but not work so hard at it.

Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of how to do the following in your business whether you have a business right now or you want to build one:

Cultivate more and better relationships on all levels for higher revenues
Network and market strategically to maximize your time and ROI
Strategically plan with more efficient strategies for growing your business with more ease and less overwhelm
Systematize your online and social media marketing efforts to reach thousands of new prospects every month
Follow up and market to your database with more concrete, proven and easy to implement strategies and systems in order to see more consistent sales and growth

During the presentation I will be presenting about how to get out of the overwhelm you’re in or guilt your feeding yourself and learn a way to actually get all your follow up done including what to say, send, write or call about and how to learn ways to build and manage more quality relationships with clients, prospects, leads, referrals and everyone you come in contact to – online or off.

Sandy will be presenting about the simplest (yet most unused) secret to getting more qualified referrals that actually
become clients.

Come learn from two industry authorities in business growth and marketing. Click here —-> https://jumpstartyourmarketing.com/entrepalooza_austin For more details about our presentations and to register.

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