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10 Quick Tips For Great Client Meetings

Whether you’re a photographer or a hair stylist, we all have to deal with client meetings. For many of us, this can be an uncomfortable and nerve-racking thought, especially if we are new to the industry, particularly young or simply a bit introverted. So I’ve come up with ten quick tips so you can give great client meetings with confidence. Let’s go!

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One Super-Easy Way To Triple Your Inquiries

Today I wanted to talk about one super-easy way you could triple your inquiries and provide a more positive client experience. Every email or phone call is an opportunity to provide a great client experience. However, if you are unfortunately unable to work with that client it can be hard to give an amazing impression. This is where a referral circle comes in. Don’t worry if you have no idea what that is right now, I’m going to talk you through the whole thing. Let’s go!

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Why And How To Educate Your Clients

When you’ve worked within an industry for a significant amount of time you tend to know the ins and outs of your business, the correct terminology to use and the reasons behind each of your processes. However, when you work with new clients it’s easy to forget that your industry is completely foreign and unfamiliar to them. This is can often lead to confusion and frustration on both ends and can really hinder your ability to create solid and organic client relationships.

You can easily avoid these dilemmas by spending a little extra time educating your clients before and during your working relationship. As Paul Jarvis said – “Amateurs get frustrated with clients. Professionals educate them”.

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5 Ways To Convert Enquiries Into Sales

As a creative entrepreneur, you probably spend a lot of time answering enquiries about your services and products. It’s great to be getting lots of enquiries, however, it’s important to remember that enquiries are not sales. It just means that someone is interested in what your brand has to offer. I know a lot of people who work within a creative industry don’t like to think of themselves as “sales people”, but in truth, we spend a lot of our time trying to find ways of turning enquiries into paying customers. So here are five things you can do to book more clients.

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12 Business Mistakes To Avoid

Did you know that 8 out of 10 businesses fail within the first 18 months? Shocking right? Many people believe that the most important things to worry about when starting a business are to be their own boss, keep their own work hours, chase their dreams and worry about everything else once business has got going. However, for most small business owners the majority of difficult and costly decisions happen within the first year. Here is a list of 12 business mistakes that you may have either experienced or need to keep a wary eye out for in the future.

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