SoTellUs Time

SoTellUs Time

SoTellUs Time is a podcast for business owners and entrepreneurs wanting to learn how to grow their business from the basics all the way to the advanced from the latest technics and technologies. Together the hosts of SoTellUs Time have over 40 years of marketing experience from start ups to $100,000,000 companies. They have started several successful 7 figure companies and advised thousands of companies in 19 countries generating hundreds of millions in revenue.... Show More

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May 19, 2020 22 min

Usually when you think of branding you think big bucks and big companies. Well today we go over branding that fits all size companies and all size budgets. Branding is top of the mind awareness. You need to be in front of your potential customers enough that they remember you when they are ready for your service.

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One thing every business owner struggles with is "How much should I be spending on marketing"? Do you know how much you spend each year? Do you know how much you should spend? Do you know all the things that fall under marketing budget? Today we are going to answer the most common questions business owners have and give you some examples of what the "Big Dawgs" spend to keep growing their companies (it's not as ...

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Today we will discuss 8 ways to get more money from your existing clients. This will help all businesses from bootstrap to big bucks. Whether you need marketing 101 or advanced marketing tips. This episode will teach you how to grow your business. Marketing can be very hard for a business. Click play and lets get learning.

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April 28, 2020 12 min

Have you heard the old saying - The very best place to get water is from a well that already has water. People buy things from people they know. On part 1 of this 2 part series we discuss how your existing customers are a goldmine and how your leaving gold on the ground.

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On today's episode of SoTellUs Time we talk about "Never Settle For Perfection." Wait, What! You mean "Never Settle For Less Than Perfection, right?" Nope. We mean, "Don’t let perfect get in the way of good enough." The following episode will convince you that striving for perfection is just leaving money on the table. Check it out.

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On today's episode of SoTellUs Time we have a "Common Sense Conversation" When building and growing a successful business, it doesn’t get easier… Good news is you didn’t get into this because it was easy! We will discuss the following: 

  • Entrepreneurs are problem solvers
  • Get Creative with your Marketing
  • Promote a special
  • Sell Gift Cards or Certificates
  • Focus on the Stimulus Checks
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    In today's pandemic many companies that don't have to, are just rolling over and closing up. In speaking with many business owners out there a big reason for this is because they don't know what to do at this point. On this episode of "SoTellUs Time" we discuss one way to continue to survive and in some cases even continue to grow during these hard times. 

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    March 31, 2020 41 min

    On today's episode we discuss some of the new resources available to small businesses. We also discuss the power of what you tell yourself and what you focus on and the effect it has on your business. We discuss the following:

  • Baader-Meinhof phenomenon
  • Let go of the things you cannot control
  • Focus on what you can control
  • Fill your mind with positive things
  • What you should be focusing on in your business
  • Resources are available to he...
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    On today's episode we are sharing real life examples of our clients that are having great success in spite of this pandemic. We will talk about different industries and specific things each type can do to protect, secure, and grow their businesses. Click play and let's get started!

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    When the World is Falling Apart, Double Down! As the world goes crazy over the COVID-19 it leaves business owners asking "what is going to happen to my company?" On today's episode we teach you how not to only survive this but thrive through it! Back in 2008 when the world was following apart and businesses were shutting down we not only thrived, we more than doubled our company! We will share with you specific things w...

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    One thing most business owners struggle with is having a good website that actually makes them money. Your website should be one of your best employees that works 24 hours a day for you. A big mistake business owners make is getting a designer to build their website instead of a marketer. Today we are going to give you 4 easy steps to make your website more profitable. These are simple to implement but will turn your website into a...

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    Today we discuss how building your company based on referrals is great in the beginning but it can actually hurt you in the long run. We share a story of one of our clients that almost lost his thriving business of 20 years because 90% of his leads were referrals. We will go over the following:

  • Referral Stats
  • Referrals are awesome, so how could they kill your business?
  • Having one source of leads is very dangerous!
  • How do I diversify?
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    February 25, 2020 45 min

    When we get comfortable we stop growing. Think of the times in your life when you have had the most growth personally and professionally. It usually comes after struggle, hard work, and persistence. Albert Einstein said - "A ship is always safe at the shore - but that is not what it was built for." Today We will discuss the following:

  • How ADHD became my super power
  • How being comfortable can stop growth
  • How to get out of the c...
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    Having a special offer can literally catapult your business into success, just ask Coca-Cola! Today we will discuss the first coupon ever created, why special offers work, the different types of special offers, how to create a special offer, and the importance of the wording you use in your special offer. Having the right special offer can be one of the best types of marketing for small businesses.

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    In our 20 years of business we have been dirt poor and filthy rich! Were we happier one way or the other? Today we will discuss "Money and Happiness, Can you have Both?"  Here are the topics of today's discussion:

  • Study done by Princeton
  • Working like crazy to be a millionaire
  • How does money help people be happier?
  • How can you be happy now?
  • If it all fell apart
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    On today's episode we talk about Multi-Step Marketing, what it is, and how to use it to get more customers. Did you know: 80% of sales require 5 follow-up calls after the meeting and 44% of sales reps give up after 1 follow-up. This is INSANE!

    Let's discuss the following: 

  •  What is Multi-Step Marketing? 
  • Examples 
  • When should you stop marketing to them? 
  • Our closing thoughts
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    On today's episode of SoTellUs Time we are discussing the challenges business owners face when it comes to making decisions. All too often we think making no decision is better than making a bad decision. We will show you how making no decision is a bad decision! Here are the categories we will go over:

  • Decision Paralysis
  • Fail Fast
  • Don’t be a perfectionist
  • Suggestions
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    Today we discuss how we tend to hold on to toxic poeple and employees in our lives and how it can seriously damage our companies! We will talk about how to avoid hiring these people in the first place, how to deal with them if you do, and the damage they could be causing without you even knowing! We will share some of the mistakes we have made recently even knowing how to deal with this.

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    In life we all go through hard things. The question is "how do we deal with them?" How we handle these situations will affect every aspect in our lives including our business. Today we have a quick SoTellus Time talking about forgiveness and how to let healing begin so it doesn't hold us back in business, home life, and relationships. Join us today to hear one way you can start to forgive those who have wronged you and ...

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    It's a new year which means it's time to set new goals. Setting goals will help you and your team get focused on what's important for 2020. Today we will discuss the following:

  • Set Goals
  • Track Goals
  • Report on Goals - Accountability
  • Rewards
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