31 Days to More Customers: Supercharge Your Sales with a FREE Challenge

31 Days to More Customers

Have you been thinking about shutting shop because you’re so frustrated with the lack of sales your business has been generating?  Do you taste that bitter taste of failure when you hear about others’ skyrocketing numbers?  Does your stomach churn and head pound when you think of the hours of toil and sweat you’ve put into a business that really shouldn’t be called a business because it doesn’t make you any money?  If so, you aren’t alone and this lack of customers for your products or … [Read more...]

Tea Tales, Entrepreneur Interviews: Chatting with Jessica Fisher of Life as Mom and Good Cheap Eats

Tea Tales Entrepreneur Interviews

I’m delighted to kick off this brand-new series of creative entrepreneur interviews , Tea Tales, where we sit down for a virtual cup of tea with entrepreneurs from across the world and get to know them better and also, learn what helps them succeed, who inspires them {so you can take a sip of that inspiration too} and how they keep going when the going gets tough! Today, I’m especially thrilled because I’m having tea with a dear friend and an amazing blogger and author, Jessica Fisher of Life … [Read more...]

Holiday Marketing 101: How to Maximize Sales with Small Business Saturday

Holiday Marketing Tips 10 Actionable Tips to Maximize Small Business Saturday Sales

88 million people showed up for Small Business Saturday last year with an estimated $14.3 billion dollars in sales.  {source: American Express, Shop Small} In the UK, sales for Small Business Saturday were up by 36 million pounds in 2014 and 16.5 million people chose to shop at local, small businesses. {source: the Guardian} How can YOU maximize your holiday marketing efforts and up those sales during Small Business Saturday? First though, in case, you’re wondering what IS Small Business … [Read more...]

Get More Customers {Day 31}: The Road Ahead

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  Annndd.. that's a wrap, ladies and gentlemen! Today is the LAST day of the 31 Days to Get More Customers challenge. We hope you've enjoyed it as much as we have!! From improving your website's homepage to maximizing sales with deals of the day and loyalty programs to supercharging SEO and social, we've done it all. AND there have been amazing success stories too with more coming in as we speak! We're humbled, delighted and excited, in equal parts! What does the {Marketing} … [Read more...]

Get More Customers {Day 30}: Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Get More Customers Day 30

30 days!! What a ride it has been! I have SO enjoyed sharing these Get More Customers tips with you over this past month and it has been SO amazing to see success stories coming in from all over. There’s Sangeetha Menon from bumpsnbaby, who’s using the tips to turn her blog into a business. There’s Tennille Graham from Apikali who’s amping up the marketing for her cloth nappy boutique. Tennille Graham|Apikali "I am loving the 31 Day Challenge on Content Bistro. I was a … [Read more...]

Get More Customers {Day 29}: Consistency for the Win

Get More Customer Day 29

  Mike Volpe said, “Don’t be afraid to get creative and experiment with your marketing.” As we approach the end of this 31-Day Get More Customers challenge, it is my hope that we have inspired you to be more creative and experimental with your marketing.  However, if being creative is good, being consistent is better. So, today’s Get More Customers strategy is about tying it all up together so that you can keep your marketing consistent AND creative all year round. How do you do … [Read more...]

Get More Customers {Day 28}: R is for Reviews and Ratings

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Are YOU missing out on sales because you don’t have reviews to share? Let me ask you a question… When you need to buy anything for your self, your home or the kids, what do you do? If you’re like me, chances are you do one of the following two things or maybe you do both {if you’re like Mayank;)}: a) You ask a friend {or five!} for recommendations. b) You Google to get feedback and reviews. In either case, you don’t go ahead and make a blind, uninformed decision. That’s why … [Read more...]

Get More Customers {Day 27}: Soup Up Your SEO for Skyrocketing Sales

Get More Customers Day 27

Can improving your website SEO help you increase sales? Short answer: Yes. Long answer: Yes, but it will take work. So, if you’re ready to ensure that your website gets targeted traffic that is looking to buy exactly what you have to offer, let’s roll up our sleeves and dig into today’s Get More Customers strategy Since this is a quick-and-dirty challenge, I’m going to keep it simple yet super effective. Please know that there is a LOT {like, really LOT} more to SEO than just … [Read more...]

Get More Customers {Day 26}: Make Multiple Sales Easy with Incentives

Get More Customers Day 26 tip

How would you like to have every single customer make multiple purchases with you every time they shop? A lot, right? I know! It’s totally possible. The question is how do you make it super-simple, easy and in fact, a total no-brainer for them to fill up their virtual cart with a ton of products from your store? By giving them incentives. That’s right. Remember how your Mom would tell you you’d get an extra scoop of ice-cream if you put out the laundry AND cleaned your … [Read more...]