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How to Get More Done in Less Time

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . Most people wish there were more hours in a day. I once opened a problem ticket at my old job to ask for more hours, but somehow that request was denied.   If I can’t get more hours in a day, then I want to certainly get more stuff done in a day.  Finding ways to squeeze more productivity out of the same number of hours is where finding the right tools and tricks comes in.   I’m not a big believer in multitasking. In fact, there have been a number of studies that show

15 Ways to Find Clients and Make Your Business Successful

~by Haley Lynn Gray~   When it comes to building a business, the #1 question I hear most often is, “How do I find clients?” There is good reason behind this, since, if you don’t have clients or customers, you don’t have a business. One thing I truly didn’t appreciate when I first started my business is just how much of a sales person I was going to have to become. I thought that if I built it, clients and customers would come. However, I was pretty far off the mark. A couple of months into the business, I came

Why Overnight Success Never Is: The Truth

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ There is a myth out there that some businesses are an overnight success. You know, they suddenly become legends in their own time. A few I can think of are Periscope, Facebook, Google, and Apple. Yes. They are fantastically successful companies now, but they were tiny companies at one point.  It took years for each of those companies to achieve anywhere near the level of success that they are at now. It took years. In fact, I am an entrepreneur with several businesses, and I will tell you that we are two years in on two

The Difference Between Marketing and Sales

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ The terms marketing and sales are often used interchangeably, yet they are two separate things. Sales people are called marketers by almost everyone. While the two work synergistically, there is a difference. Simply put, when you are marketing, your goal is to generate leads. When you are selling, your goal is to convert the leads into purchases. People seem to think sales is scary or sleazy, or both. (Think slimy used car salesmen who will sell anything that rolls, even if coat hangers and duct tape are under the hood.)  The reality is most sales people

How to Effectively Engage in Facebook Groups for Business

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . Facebook groups are one of the current darlings for getting business through social media. Done correctly, you can bring in a good number of clients and build an amazing business network around them. For the most part, you can work your own hours and have a very flexible schedule that will allow you to manage things like taking care of a growing family. The downside of Facebook Groups is that you have to post in them manually. Or let me say this correctly. You can automate posts into groups that you own, but you can’t

Being an Entrepreneur is Scary. How Do You Overcome Your Fears?

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ As an entrepreneur, you take a risk, you put yourself out there for the world to see and hope things work out. It’s not always easy. So how do you overcome your fears? My family depends on me to make a decent living to be able to support them. I need to pay mortgage, school tuition, food, utilities, insurance and all the other costs of having an active and busy family. Some days, it leaves a weird feeling in the pit of my stomach and my knees knock in fear.  How do I overcome the fear

What to do Before You Leave Your Corporate Gig

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ So you want to leave your corporate gig to start your own business, but you’re afraid to cut the ties. How do you stop thinking and start acting? Many times, when we are working for someone else, we want to do something else. That may be to make a difference, make more money, control our hours, have more flexibility or a thousand and one other reasons.  The reality is there is a list of things you can do before you leave your corporate job to help your business get up and running before you get started.

Your Guide to the First Month Out of Corporate

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ When you leave corporate and enter into the world of entrepreneurship, the first thing to become obvious is that no one tells you what to do or how to do it. You are the one expected to make all the decisions. That means you get to decide when you’re going to get up in the morning, when you go to bed at night, how many hours a day you work, how you work, which tasks you perform, and every little minuscule detail that pertains to your business. The number of decisions you have to make is,

Entrepreneur Interview – Nathalie Guerin

    Nathalie Guerin is a manifesting coach helping online business owners manifest tons of clients and cash in their business. Nathalie’s mission is to help as many entrepreneurs step into their power so that they can help other people. Nathalie is a powerful goddess, project manager, healer, coach, intuitive, psychic.   Entrepreneur Interview Q & A   1. What is your business/Business Name? What does your business do? Nathalie Guerin. My business helps female entrepreneurs manifest clients & cash. 2. Why did you get into this field? What opportunities did you see? After looking for my niche for more

How to Attract Clients to Your Business Using Facebook

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . Have you been struggling to attract clients to your business? Have you tried using Facebook? Social Media, for many, is simply a place to hang out, have fun and share their lives with others. What they may not realize is that businesses do hundreds of millions of dollars in transactions based on business from social media. I especially like Facebook because it will allow you to target your exact ideal clients, for a price. That can be a huge time saver. By combining a variety of techniques, Facebook can be a fantastic tool for building