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The Secret to Getting People to Buy

3 minutes. 240 hours. 1,541. What are these numbers? How quickly Kylie Jenner’s lipstick line sold out. The amount of time a garbage man waited in line to purchase the first iPhone. The number of people in line at Mall of America for the “Build a Bear” birthday month promotion before they had to shut...
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7 Travel Hacks For Keeping Your Sanity While On the Road

Conference season is here! Which means the starting buzzer is about to sound for everyone’s favorite game… “Traveling Without Having a Nervous Breakdown.” I travel a lot less than I used to, by choice, but I do still have several weeks in a row coming up… so game on. Here are a few of my...
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How to Launch a Membership Program in 21 Days or Less

Confession time… Back when I had my marketing agency, I rarely took a vacation. (Don’t play any violins for me… I’ve made up for it since… visiting Paris, London, Moscow, Bahamas, Cayman Islands and Disney four times in the last year alone.) If I wasn’t working, I wasn’t making money because I was paid by...
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How to Launch a Membership Program

I’ll let you in on a little secret. Our membership, Powerful Professionals Business Coaching didn’t start as a membership at all. It started because I wanted to send the clients of our agency a newsletter and wanted to find a way to get it paid for each month. So, I launched our membership by selling...
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Three Steps to Making a Change Stick

When bamboo is first planted, it doesn’t seem to do much… until three years later, after the slow process of getting established and taking root pays off with a huge growth spurt. All those years beforehand, it was establishing the groundwork to prepare to take off. Similarly, we need to make incremental changes over time...
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How to Launch Your Own Six-Figure Funnel

They do grow up too fast, don’t they?  Occasionally I’ll lay with my kids at night as they fall asleep and on more than one occasion have found myself wishing for time to stand still. Or at least for them to stop growing—and not just because my third grader is already almost as tall as...
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Product Launch Checklist

Congratulations on making the decision to launch a course!  Launching a digital program is one of the most profitable things you can do for your business. (Profit = good thing.) Unlike traditional “fee for service work,” when you create a course, you do the work once and you can sell it over and over again....
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The Coaches’ Coach

Mary Silver is an entrepreneur and has shown incredible commitment to her business.  She has been named a top expert and guest contributor for Powerful Professionals.  Her success in her field has given her a prominent name among her peers.  To find out more about Mary Silver, visit www.marybaileysilver.com. You Did It! You’re a coach! You made the decision, you followed through and now you’re an...
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