We're honoring our Top Contributors for June 2021 in our DIY Marketing Support FB Group this week. These folks are absolute rock stars when it comes to supporting others! Whether posting content, asking/responding to questions, or just discussing stuff we care about, these members show up and sparkle!
If you're not checking in our FB group regularly, you are definitely missing out. 😮
#Shoutout to the top stars in our group this month: (in alphabetic order by first name): Berry Kruijning, Caron MacLane, Gail Moore, Holly Stokes, Joy Imboden Overstreet, Orna Izakson, Terri Cheung, and Victoria Cook.
Find out how they earned our thanks in the June Top Contributors video. See it on Vimeo or watch it in our Facebook group (link below). 👇
To see this week's featured ICYMI content: How to Earn Money Doing What You Love, just tap the image above, or find the link on the homepage of the Members Only area.
Why revisit this topic? If you're hitting the wall when it comes to revenue, maybe it's time to think about adding some new revenue streams. There are at least five ways to earn money sharing what you know. In this class, you'll learn which revenue models will work best for you, and appeal to your hungry market.
Perfect for both start ups and more mature businesses, this replay is available 24/7/365 to members. Detailed notes, slides, and transcript are ready, too. YAY!
This week's content is from the How to Write a Press Release for Small Businesses webinar. Of the several helpful handouts, this is the one I really want you to see. It's a plain text file with 8 fill-in-the-blank press release templates. WOW! Super valuable! 🤩
Think press coverage is only for big companies with big budgets? Think again! I will show you how to get great press coverage with a simple press release in this month's marketing webinar.
In this step-by-step tutorial, you'll learn:
how to capture the interest of the media (virtual, broadcast and print) with a press release
exactly what to include in your press release (and what to leave out)
the best format for submitting your release
why editors ignore your press releases (and how to capture their attention)
Plus you'll get some great handouts, including fill-in-the-blank press release templates, actual examples of press releases that worked, and more.
Join me on Thursday at 10 AM Pacific · 12 PM Central · 1 PM Eastern for our How to Write a Press Release for Small Businesses webinar. Get the access link on the member event page, or enroll with the button below to get a confirmation and reminder by email. 👇
The last VIP Friday happens this week. Well, last until September. And it is now even better than ever: Reimagined, retested, and 100% perfected for you!
VIP Friday is a collaborative, shared experience of individual focus, accountability and productivity. Orangized in three segments. On a Friday.
What does VIP stand for?
VIP = Virtual Immediate Progress
Virtual = electronically connected, by phone or computer
Immediate = occurring or done at once; instant, i.e. in this moment
Progress = forward or onward movement toward a goal or destination
What else do you need to know?
VIP Friday is a DIY member exclusive. Costs under $100. And YES, you may use your Mastermind money credits (email me for redemption details). But don't let the low price fool you: VIP Friday delivers HUGE value.
So if immediate progress is on your agenda, this VIP Friday is your chance to make it happen. You'll get the time, the space, the accountability, and the support to finally get it done. (Whatever "it" is!)
Take a look at the new and improved agenda to see if this is for you: 👇
"I wanted to take a quick minute to say thank you for all your advice on the call this morning. I feel very blessed to have you in my life and on my team with all your brilliant ideas and support. Thanks for being you. And, thanks for collecting such amazing people into the SOHO community. It really is inspiring to listen to and to be around people who are walking the walk and getting things done." ~Connie Dorigan, CPC, www.dorigan.com
"Thank YOU!! It was a very relevant and reassuring meeting with you. I have so much more focus, motivation and enthusiasm around our business since the beginning of the year when I took the time to contemplate, strategize and plan. And it already seems to be paying off – literally!" ~ Jennifer Corio, www.cobaltdesignworks.com
"Thanks for putting together such a great group, Ronnie, where I can actually say my business grew 61% in one year because of ideas and support I received through SoHo MM!!" ~Victoria Cook, ACC, www.TheGuiltFreeCoach.com
"Can't brag enough about 500% business growth for 2 years in a row because of the Masterminders :-)" ~ Berry Kruijning, www.coachcrowning.com
"Mastermind has helped me double my income and cut my expenses in half." ~ Brandie Kajino, www.SoHoSolutionist.com
Am I ever delighted with the Mastermind group. My first month's value was worth the cost of the entire year's participation!! ~ Tammy Cook, www.RenaissanceMinds.com
"And speaking of impressed, you too, continue to impress me. I LOVE the inspiration calls, for their inspiration and for their accountability. So thank you." ~ Connie Dorigan, www.dorigan.com
"I enjoy and appreciate all the attention and the direction of the new Marketing Mastermind. I notice your added energy and focus and find value in it. Hearing the same things in different ways allows the information to integrate more fully. After listening to you, I am ever more understanding of the dance between listening and sharing. When you speak, there is the intertwining of your years of experience. I am gradually learning the various pieces that you put together so skillfully and gracefully. Then you top it off with your powerful strength of ideation." ~ Caron MacLane, Circle Coach & Consultant, www.CaronCircleCC.com
"You treat everyone as if they are the only person in the room. I have recommended you to my good friends and will continue to spread your name. I was impressed by your generosity of information, and your grace throughout your greetings, meetings and farewells." ~ Tammy Sanderson
"The MasterMind weekend was truly inspirational. I felt as if I had been wearing blinders, and they were suddenly gone. It opened my eyes to the possibilities of where my business can go, and how to get there." ~ Holly Stokes, The Brain Trainer, NLP Coach, www.ExpandingPotentials.net
"You're such a great coach and I've learned so much. Thanks for everything!" ~ Darlene MacAuley, www.AustinHypnobabies.com
"I really enjoyed the marketing workshop on Saturday. I learned SO much. You are a fabulous presenter: knowledgeable, friendly, caring and more! I am excited about implementing new strategies for my business." ~Paula Rudberg Lowe, Expressions
"I learned so much in the marketing mastermind class as well as in our one-on-one sessions. I got exactly what you promised: a great plan and a clear vision of my business and marketing. It was truly worth the time and money!" ~Valerie Warren, Streamline Solutions
"I just finished my marketing plan. I can't believe how easy it was after your class...I can't believe I actually have a marketing plan put together. Good gracious, I'd read quite a few marketing books and took notes, but then all I had was a computer file with a lot of notes. Now, after your one-hour class--and the Friday deadline--I actually wrote it down and even went through some of those notes while I did it. Wow. I can't believe I did it! Thanks so much, Ronnie. You're terrific!" ~Julie McDonald Zander, Chapters of Life Memory Books, www.chaptersoflife.com
"You are an amazingly generous soul who is helping small businesses like mine by your emails and the very approach that you take to business. Thanks for being such a help!" ~Sharon Silver, Center for Conscious Parenting
"I can't tell you how much I've gotten from working with you. Our private session just now was very helpful and I WILL make those calls this week and next. "~Michele M. Downey, MBA, RD, Food Marketing Consultant, http://www.mmdowney.com/
Marketing: The art and science of attracting, acquiring, and retaining clients profitably.
The purpose of marketing is revenue.
The process of marketing is relationships.
The practice of marketing focuses on market, message, and media.
The path of marketing is know, like, trust, try, buy, refer.
SoHo Business: A small office or home office-based business.
Micro Business:Usually a sole proprietor, freelancer, consultant or independent professional. Can be full- or part-time, working from home office, outside office, creative, loft, mobile, retail or manufacturing space.
Small Business:Less that 100 employees and/or $2 million in revenue per year.
Medium Business:More employees, and more revenue.
Big Business:I think we all know the answer to this one.
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