Hate sales? Here’s one mindset shift that will transform your business

September 17, 2014

As an entrepreneur, when you hear the word SALES, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? I know, for me, I feel uneasy and I feel like I am manipulating someone to buy something that they don’t need. Do you feel the same way? You’re not alone! In today’s podcast I talk about a slight mind-shift that you can make in your business that will make all the difference in your marketing and sales. Click the button below to listen to this podcast and then I’d love to know your thoughts/feelings on this topic. Leave a comment below and…

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The most important podcast I’ve ever recorded

September 10, 2014

Do you often feel alone in your product-based business? Do you feel like your journey as an entrepreneur might be “easier” if you sold info products or if you taught other people how to start a business rather than selling apparel, jewelry, art, home decor, food, baby & kids products or any other type of consumer products? Do you feel like you could make more money if you had a different business that didn’t require you to purchase inventory or to pay sales reps and distributors? You’re not alone! In today’s podcast I talk about something that I’ve never addressed…

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30 Inspirational quotes for entrepreneurs

September 2, 2014

If you’ve been reading Launch Grow Joy for a while, you have probably realized that I love inspirational quotes. So it’s only fitting that this post with 30 inspirational quotes for entrepreneurs is here! Check out the quotes below and I’d love to know which one is your favorite. My absolute favorite is the inspirational quote by Wayne Gretzky that says “You miss 100% of the shots that you don’t take.” 30 Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

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How collaboration can take your business to the next level

August 22, 2014

Have you considered collaborating with another entrepreneur, artist or designer in order to grow your business or expand your reach and influence? In today’s podcast episode, Megan Eckman of Studio MME and Jeffrey Opp of¬†Mister Scheimpflug talk about how they came together and collaborated to create Mutineer Designs. CLICK TO LISTEN You can also listen on iTunes or download this episode by clicking here. EPISODE RESOURCES Here are some links that you’ll hear about in this episode: – Trello project management software – Asana project management software – Dropbox – Google Drive – Mutineer Kickstarter Campaign – Business and Legal…

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How to get your emails opened

August 19, 2014

Do you want to connect with potential retailers, the media or influencers in your industry? If so, sending an email is one of the quickest and most efficient ways to reach out, introduce yourself and make that connection. However, as you know, some people get hundreds or thousands of emails a day and there is no way that they can open and read all of them, so you have to make sure that your subject line stands out and makes them want to click on your email to find out more. Over the years I’ve experimented with different subject lines…

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Five Reasons You Should Consider the Subscription Business Model for your Business

August 8, 2014

This is a guest post from Josh Ludin at Blind Surprise. There’s absolutely nothing new about the subscription business model. “Of-the-month” clubs have been around for years; wines, steaks, cigars, soaps were all available long before BirchBox or DollarShaveClub were conceived. Over the course of the last 5 years, though, the subscription eCommerce business model has taken on an entirely new life, with seemingly absurd ideas growing their fan bases rapidly. When our team launched subscription box Blind Surprise in early 2014, we were essentially just hopping on the subscription eCommerce bandwagon. The party had already started, and was heating…

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