Month: July 2016
The value of a great center of influence or Referral Partner can far surpass the value of your biggest client. Are you maximizing your Referral Partners? Are you sure?
Are you making these mistakes?
• Assuming you’re referable?
• Assuming they know how to introduce you?
• Assuming they know who you serve the best?
Apply these 8 simple strategies + a bonus idea, and get ready for more introductions from high-trust sources in your community.READ MORE >
“Darn it! I forget to mention referrals with this client?” How many times have you thought that?
Remember when you were a child and your school teacher was teaching you how to cross the street with a traffic light? I think my daughter even had a song she used to sing.
Green means go. Red means stop! Yellow means be careful. Right?
Here’s a simple idea I learned from a participant on a recent webinar. He calls it “The Green Light Strategy.” See if this “lights you up!”READ MORE >
Have you ever met a referral prospect socially first, only to find it difficult to then schedule the business meeting?
Maybe you felt like you connected with the prospect over a meal or a round of golf, but the whole purpose of this social meeting – to gain a connection for a business conversation – fizzled away?
It’s possible you were missing the ONE KEY STRATEGY that would have made all the difference in the world. Don’t let this happen again!READ MORE >
I am often asked, “How often can I ask my client for referrals?” The thought of asking for referrals more than once feels pushy to some.
This is a hard question to answer, because it depends a lot on the client – how open they are to giving referrals, how connected they are, and who in their life you’ve discovered to suggest for a possible introduction.
There are two keys to asking for referrals a second or third time (or more)…READ MORE >