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Brian Richardson's Discussions

Webinar software/program question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon Schober Oct 20, 2015. 6 Replies

In looking at webinar software (Zoom, GoToMeeting, Skype etc) It seems about all of them have monthly fees. And for over 25 people it can be a bit expensive if you don't run webinars a lot.For…Continue

Tags: webinar

Fillable PDF file

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Richardson Oct 5, 2015. 7 Replies

If you need a form/file that is a PDF, but has fillable fields...you might try www.pdfescape.comIt was very easy for me to upload a PDF that I had created and…Continue

Tags: forms, pdf

Tracking Clients with Trello

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Richardson Sep 10, 2015. 2 Replies

Good morning,I have been looking into some CRM's and client access programs for my coaching business. (BTW...just got my first client. He is a friend, but it counts!)CRM's are good for listing…Continue

Niche VS Name

Started this discussion. Last reply by Randy Dobbs Sep 12, 2015. 6 Replies

Just got back from CWE. Great event and it was awesome to meet so many like-minded people!We talked about having a niche and I feel I now have a pretty good handle on that. (Helping veterans that are…Continue

 

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Brian Richardson added a discussion to the group NEW - Marketing for Entrepreneurs
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Customer demo/psychographics

I have a client that feels they do not have a defined demographic for their customers. I am explaining to him that while DEMOgraphics may be all over the place, PSYCHOgraphics might be more defined.So my question is...What examples of psychographics might you come up with?Here are just a few of what I have in mind...but would like to hear other input:-beliefs-what else they are buying-hobbies-fearsThanksBrian Richardsonwww.thecompanyproject.comSee More
Nov 18, 2016
Brian Richardson replied to Heather Ozee's discussion Almost There in the group Jump Start
"Heather, Like Alan mentioned, you'll want a platform (ie business) to be able to effectively market your business. Seek out similar businesses to the ones you have had success with. Do any of them appear to need your services? Reach out to them…"
Oct 6, 2016
Brian Richardson replied to Chris Dyer's discussion Signed up for Bluehost...Now What? in the group NEW - Marketing for Entrepreneurs
"Hi Chris, I use Convertkit for my lead capture form. They seem to have a lot of options...and seem to be more intuitive than services like Mailchimp (which I used to use). I use the ThemeForest theme Avada. Like some other well-made themes, they…"
Jul 28, 2016
Brian Richardson replied to Terry Hadaway's discussion What's the most annoying marketing tactic you see today? in the group NEW - Marketing for Entrepreneurs
"I think one of the most annoying is the over-the-top social proof type statements. -I made $1M in 5 weeks. -Remove years of gunk build up with one wipe -become a "fill in the blank" for only $9.99 Social proof can be a great way to…"
Apr 20, 2016
Brian Richardson replied to Lee Flint's discussion Raising Money to Launch Your Business in the group Military Veterans' Headquarters
"Hi Lee, I am a fan of bootstrapping when possible. It really makes you hungry with skin in the game. There is a time and place for getting funding or partners...but that has to be researched with a fine tooth comb. I know it can be hard growing a…"
Apr 18, 2016
Brian Richardson added a discussion to the group NEW - Marketing for Entrepreneurs
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New site for finding, motivating and keeping profitable customers

I have my new landing page for a new site I am designing. www.thecompanyproject.comIt will be for small business owners that are wanting to build and grow their businesses by finding, motivating and keeping profitable customers. After all, that is why we are all in business, right?The site (when it goes live) will give its members access to specific subject matter experts via webinars, articles, Q&A's, interviews, videos and training etc.If you…See More
Apr 8, 2016
Brian Richardson replied to Terry Hadaway's discussion Do you need this marketing secret weapon? in the group NEW - Marketing for Entrepreneurs
"I have created a "Jumpstart Your Startup" video course at www.courses.vetlaunched.com. I am in the process of designing a new site/niche and plan on having some courses there too. There is a lot to it. But once you do one video...the next…"
Apr 8, 2016
Brian Richardson replied to Daniel Hadaway's discussion 5 Reasons Coaches Don't Make 6 Figures AND a FREE Marketing Plan in the group NEW - Marketing for Entrepreneurs
"Good points Daniel. That getting stuck (or worse getting busy with non-essentials) can be a bear. Thanks for sharing."
Apr 7, 2016
Brian Richardson replied to Terry Hadaway's discussion What are your marketing hurdles? in the group NEW - Marketing for Entrepreneurs
"Working on that...since my spam campaign didn't fly (JK)! I'm tweaking my target audience and trying to be very specific. I will still have a large enough pool, but won't waste my time on "supporting" type  targets."
Apr 1, 2016
Brian Richardson replied to Terry Hadaway's discussion What are your marketing hurdles? in the group NEW - Marketing for Entrepreneurs
"That is probably a good idea. I have not run a webinar yet either. I don't think people are finding my site very well...that's part of the problem. I don't seem to be getting much traffic other than where people have seen my links."
Mar 31, 2016
Brian Richardson replied to Terry Hadaway's discussion The Cost of Marketing in the group NEW - Marketing for Entrepreneurs
"I had looked into Zoho when I was researching them all. One of the best features of Nimble is that you can add a contact from places like Linkedin, twitter, websites etc and it will autopopulate as much info as possible. I haven't seen that…"
Mar 31, 2016
Brian Richardson replied to Terry Hadaway's discussion The Cost of Marketing in the group NEW - Marketing for Entrepreneurs
"Tools...argh...argh....argh! I started with the free version of Mailchimp, but quickly moved to their smallest paid package due to needing autoresponders. I am looking into ConvertKit now for some added functionality. Nimble CRM is not…"
Mar 29, 2016
Brian Richardson replied to Terry Hadaway's discussion Changing tImes... What have you done and what are you doing? in the group NEW - Marketing for Entrepreneurs
"Good question. I'm still sifting thru that. I started out targeting (or trying to target) veterans that were wanting to start a business. That was actually a hard one to target...since they did not have a company or web presence yet. I had some…"
Mar 28, 2016
Brian Richardson replied to Terry Hadaway's discussion Changing tImes... What have you done and what are you doing? in the group NEW - Marketing for Entrepreneurs
"I am using Linkedin as a means to search for the specific people/companies I want to work with. Then I connect with them by using a personalized response (not the ones Linkedin auto populates). Once they connect, I send them another message to thank…"
Mar 28, 2016
Brian Richardson replied to Terry Hadaway's discussion What are your marketing hurdles? in the group NEW - Marketing for Entrepreneurs
"Thanks Daniel, I don't have an official "next step" after someone signs up for the toolkit. I have about 185 that have signed up for that over the past year or so...so not great results. I don't feel I am getting good traffic to…"
Mar 22, 2016
Brian Richardson replied to Terry Hadaway's discussion What are your marketing hurdles? in the group NEW - Marketing for Entrepreneurs
"Daniel, Thanks for inquiring. I have a free toolkit for people that sign up for my site. I also have a free (short) video on how to create a value statement. There is a free Intro to Wordpress video course that I license (I did not produce it…"
Mar 21, 2016

Profile Information

How did you hear about 48Days.NET, and what do you hope to get out of being a part of this community?
Thru Michael Hyatt. I am looking to improve my coaching skills.
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
I am a long-time entrepreneur. Currently, I own a loss prevention business (since 2001) and am now building my coaching practice that focuses on small business owners to help them find, motivate and keep profitable customers.
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
To help people build and grow businesses. That seems simple, but I love seeing people build businesses.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
I want to be a good example to my kids and grandkids.
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
I feel I can add value to small businesses. I love how we interact with customers...and finding the best way to do that.
Do you have a website presence anywhere?
http://www.thecompanyproject.com
Are you interested in finding a better job, starting a business, growing your current business, writing a book, blogging, podcasting, coaching, speaking, sales & marketing, or something else?
YES. I have started a few businesses and am working toward making coaching my next successful venture!
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Brian Richardson's Blog

Benefits VS Features

Posted on September 14, 2015 at 6:26am 6 Comments

I recently bought a new camper.

My wife and I enjoy weekend camping and our current camper wasn’t meeting our needs anymore.

So I started the search for one that we would enjoy more. Since there are about a million different kinds of campers, I had to narrow the search.

Most…

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How To Tell If You Have A Hobby, Job Or Business

Posted on August 31, 2015 at 8:10pm 0 Comments

So, you want to start a business…

Oh wait, would you rather have a job?…but hobbies are fun, maybe I can make money with that.

Just to be clear, hobbies, jobs and businesses are all great endeavors. But they all need to be approached in different…

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7 Ways To Stand Out From The Crowd

Posted on August 20, 2015 at 8:30pm 6 Comments

“There are no new ideas.” – Mark Twain

How’s that for a morale booster for starting a business?

While it might not be accurate 100% of the time…there is a lot of truth there. But do you need a new idea?

Look at mousetraps. There are 3 shelves of them at my local hardware store. But they all boil down to either capturing them or snapping them over the head! Yet there are many makes and models to choose from.…

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At 12:19pm on October 2, 2015, Jerry Stumpf said…

Brian, thank you  for the shout out. Like Mike, I do not know any as of today, but I can send out some feelers for you.

Have a great day!

At 8:34pm on October 1, 2015, Mike Skiff said…

Hey Brian!  Let me send out some feelers to our network and see if any interested!

At 10:05pm on August 30, 2015, Jon Schober said…

Welcome Brain!

Glad to see you on 48 Days. This is a great community with a ton of helpful people.

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Welcome to the 48days.net community Brian! You will find encouragement and support as you grow your platform or gain clarity for your next career. I'd love to have you join my group, purposeful, passionate, and prosperous where we share strategies, struggles, and victories in our businesses and careers. You could also visit my website movedbypurpose.net 

 
 
 

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