Aug 07

Reading your business’s P&L Statement improves your profit

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Leadership & Management , Performance

Life buoy rescuing dollars.

Reading your P&L Statement improves your profit margin Most Small Business Owners don’t take advantage to learn what information their P&L statement provides. Why? Small Business Owners (SBOs) don’t know the value it offers them when making decisions, how to analyze it to improve business performance, or how it is created. When a SBO understands […]

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Aug 02

Are you creating a peaceful business?

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Leadership & Management , Performance , Time Management & Productivity Improvement

person laying in hammock over ocean at sunset

Are you creating a peaceful business? When a new Small Business Owner (SBO) begins operating, many people ask, “What type of business are you creating?” I’d find it highly unusual if the new SBO answered, “A peaceful and profitable business.”  Yet, when I speak with SBOs, this is precisely why they are creating their own […]

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Jul 19

Phone follow up with potential customers

By Maggie Mongan | Customers , Goals , Improve Sales , Leadership & Management , Performance

Phone follow up with potential customers The effectiveness of phone follow up with customers and potential customers is being minimized in modern business. We aren’t utilizing one of our most commonly available tools – a phone. Yes, you heard me correctly. People still use phones to speak to one another.  Small Business Owners, you need […]

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Jul 11

Internal Business Partners: Marketing and Sales

By Maggie Mongan | Customers , Goals , Improve Sales , Marketing Ideas , Performance

Sales and Marketing focus puts money in your hand.

Internal Business Partners: Marketing and Sales Every business needs sales to survive. Sales need marketing to attract and engage potential customers so they can be converted from lurkers to paying customers. This is a fact for every business. Your business is no different. Do sales happen without marketing? It is possible, but not probable! We’re […]

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Jul 04

Independence Day and Your Business

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Great Leaders , Leadership & Management , Marketing Ideas , Motivation/Inspiration , Performance

independence day celebration of US Flag and fireworks

Independence Day and Your Business Independence Day is today in The United States of America. Canada celebrated their Independence Day on July 1st. All these Independence Day concepts had me pondering about the independence of owning a business. Small Business Owners (SBOs) are seriously committed to the growth and increasing value of their business. This […]

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Jun 19

Is your marketing messaging attracting?

By Maggie Mongan | Customers , Improve Sales , Marketing Ideas , Performance

red apple with core showing

Is your marketing messaging attracting? Your marketing messaging is paramount to Your Business’s Performance. Its effectiveness determines if you amass revenue or have your revenue trickling.  Why the vast difference? Your marketing message is a magnet. It can attract or repel the people you choose to have as customers.  Creating attractive marketing messages isn’t difficult. […]

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Jun 12

Are you hiding from your potential business?

By Maggie Mongan | Customers , Improve Sales , Leadership & Management , Marketing Ideas

woman's face and hands painted

Are you hiding from your potential business? Far too often I notice Small Business Owners hiding from their potential business. What do I mean by this? There’s two points: not placing your contact information on your website and not being accessible both in person and virtually. Answer Your Business Phone When It Rings When people […]

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Jun 05

Website analytics provide you with golden nuggets

By Maggie Mongan | Goals , Leadership & Management , Marketing Ideas , Performance

Gold bars

Website analytics provide you with golden nuggets Website analytics are important to every Small Business Owner. Just because you haven’t looked at yours, doesn’t mean you won’t find valuable information to improve YOUR Business’s Performance. The fact that you don’t know what these analytics are revealing about your website’s performance is all the more reason […]

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