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The Number 1 Reason Why Most New Businesses Fail (Pt 2)

“Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time” Arnold H Glasow

This is a bit of a lengthy post so you might want to go and grab yourself a cuppa. It’s worth it though, so make sure you come back…

Okay, so you thought you’d become an entrepreneur and start your own business. You’ve done loads of research, read lots of different books from lots of different authors and learnt one lesson from all of them – you can start a small business fairly easily and and make a tonne of money from it.

You’d be mad not to then right?

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The Number 1 Reason Why Most New Businesses Fail (Pt 1)

Have you ever wondered why most new businesses fail?

What I’m going to talk about in this post will probably make you feel a little uncomfortable, and maybe a little annoyed, as it will definitely make starting your business a longer process for you. But I guarantee that if you take the advice within it, you will have a successful business that is both attracting new customers AND making money for you much faster!

Okay, let’s explore some of the reasons why most brilliant new businesses fail.

Can you relate to any of this?…

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Have You Set Your Christmas Blogging Goals Yet?

Have you set your Christmas blogging goals yet? No? I know it’s still only November, but really, you need to get a move on.

Most marketers will tell you that you need to be promoting your products, services, promotions or holiday content at least 47 days before the holiday. This is so that it gets time to get viewed a few times before the big day.

Why do you need it to get viewed a few times? Won’t that just annoy people?  Find out the answer to that here….

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How To Write A Great Blog Post

Are you trying to find out how to write a great blog post? Great, then grab a cuppa and let’s get started.

First of all a blog post is just an article which appears on a blog. Like this one that you’re reading right now.

It is designed to inform, inspire, educate or entertain it’s readers, or to promote a product or service that you may have or want to recommend.

This particular post is going to be educating you. It is going to be teaching you exactly how to write a great blog post from scratch. You will learn something from it and so I consider it to be educational. I hope it is a little inspirational too though.

The read time of this post is around  10 mins. Short on time? Listen to the podcast instead.

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How to Make Your Idea the 1 in 5000 That Actually Makes Money

This is a post written by Graham Harris, inventor, business owner, author and entrepreneur. He is one of the very few people who have managed to turn a simple invention into a multi-million pound business. He now has over 50 patents and talks about how you can make your idea the 1 in 5000 that actually makes money.

This post covers what it takes to market an idea, and this idea can be anything. You might have a new business, you might have a new online course or you might be a new author who is looking to market their book.

I am very honoured to be able to include one of his posts in my blog. This is what he has to say…

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How To Start A Business

Are you wondering about how to start a business? Good, you are in the right place. This blog post is going to be giving you some great hints and tips to get you started, especially with all the online stuff.

Starting a business from scratch can be a daunting task. You need to do so many different things and it’s difficult to know what to do first isn’t it? I mean, do you need a website or will your Facebook page do? How will you promote your business? How will you attract new leads and customers?

Stop worrying right now, because I’m going to walk you through exactly what you need to do and when you need to do it…

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5 Things To Blog About & How To Get Started

Have you ever been stuck on what to blog about? In this short video (7 mins) I give you 5 ideas for what to blog about and how to make sure you mix it up a bit for your readers/viewers.

 

If you haven’t started your blog yet and need a little help to get it going, grab my FREE 7 day email course “Blogging Basics For Beginners”.you can check that out here – www.lynne-thomas.com. It’s full of helpful tips for bloggers including how to make money from a blog.

In my email course I will show you everything you need to know to get your blog off to a flying start.  You will save days of having to trawl through the internet looking for information, products or tools that you truly need.  The course includes a one hour video tutorial to help you get your domain name and hosting service sorted for the cheapest possible price, actionable steps each day for you to create and grow your blog and links to tools and other useful content.  You can get your copy by completing the form below.

 

Click here for the free 7 day email course Blogging Basics For Beginners

 

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Speak soon

Lynne

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Have You Discovered The Power Of Pinterest Yet?

Have you discovered the power of Pinterest yet? No? Well you need to start looking at it as a serious option for promoting your business online.

I know, I thought it was just for people to put pictures of wedding dresses on too. But I was wrong. Turns out it is a rapidly growing search engine, especially for those aged between 18 and 24.

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Get Your Business Working For You In Just One Week!

Would you love to start a brand new business or blog and have it working for you in just a week? That would be amazing right? Well you can achieve exactly that if you come and work with me…

In just one week we will cover these essential basics:

  • Branding your business
  • Creating your website
  • Getting your social media presence and profiles sorted
  • Creating a hook to entice new customers
  • Designing and implementing a lead magnet to capture email addresses from potential leads and customers
  • Setting up your email auto-responder and an email campaign that will follow up with your leads on auto-pilot
  • How to monetise your website so that you can make sales even while you sleep.

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Small Business Mentoring In Walsall

Do you want to start a brand new business and have it working for you in just a week? That would be amazing right? Well you can achieve exactly that if you come and work with me…

In just one week we will cover these essential basics:

  • Branding your business
  • Creating your website
  • Getting your social media presence and profiles sorted
  • Creating a hook to entice new customers
  • Designing and implementing a lead magnet to capture email addresses from potential leads and customers
  • Setting up your email auto-responder and an email campaign that will follow up with your leads on auto-pilot
  • How to monetise your website so that you can make sales even while you sleep.

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