1. The Power of 30 Minutes – the Ultimate Accountability

    “I’ll be there in 30 minutes!” the voice on the other end of the phone says, “OK, great” I hear myself saying with a feeling of panic rising in me as I look around my house complete with dust, crumbs, and piles . . . everywhere! No sooner do I hang up then I’m rushing around like a madwoman dusting, scrubbing and putting things in their rightful place. At the very last minute I hurl my…Read More

  2. Push Past the Plateau with Small Business Coaching

    You run a small business and your revenue is declining, it’s been a constant source of irritation and growing frustration. It feels like you've tried everything, from increasing your marketing budget to generate more phone calls, to placing more newspaper ads to attending more networking events to get your name out there - but nothing has changed. Or maybe you know that if you could speak in fr…Read More

  3. Why Business Owners Hire Business Coaches

    Small business owners are notorious for doing the exact opposite of what big business does and sometimes it works, but often it doesn't. And let's face it, any company who can survive an economic downturn is doing something right. There are many lessons to be learned from the large corporate institutions and small business owners are facing sobering odds to success, which is why today's savvy smal…Read More

  4. Hire a Small Business Marketing Coach

    As a small business owner you probably know everything that there is to know about your chosen field. Unfortunately, getting new and returning customers isn't always that easy despite your seasoned experience because the world changes and so your customers change. Sometimes driving customer leads and conversions can be very difficult without hiring a marketing coach for small business. A full tim…Read More

  5. Creating a Marketing Strategy with Your Small Business Coach

    Every single successful business starts with a well-written, custom Marketing Plan. These marketing plans take time to develop. Often you, as the business owner have a good idea of how you would like to market your company, but you have no idea of how to follow through on those ideas. This is when a marketing coach for a small business comes into play. A marketing coach will help you learn the va…Read More

  6. Your Competitor Has a Business Coach – Do You?

    By Sean Whitfield and Leah Hoppes Inevitably when meeting with prospects the subject turns to competition and the person sitting before us transitions from congenial business person to hard-core competitor as he provides us with a litany of things his competitor is doing wrong. We hear the same thing all the time – the competition has worse service, a lesser product and doesn't really care about…Read More

  7. Hiring a Marketing Coach for Your Small Business is a Smart Move

    There are many companies that would benefit from hiring a marketing coach for their small business. Some small businesses have a solid business plan but cannot gain a foothold in their market but they never developed the Marketing Plan portion of their overall business strategy. Other small businesses never created a business plan in the first place so they find themselves doing a million things w…Read More

  8. Do You See Immediate Return on Investment?

    We all want instant gratification now - no actually we demand it. You didn't receive a response to the email you sent this morning - send another one! No one liked your post in the first 30 seconds - re post it with another comment and maybe a selfie this time! Have to wait in line at the grocery store as the person in front of you counts out their  [*groan] coins? [BIG *sigh]!! The person on the…Read More

  9. Accelerate Your Small Business

    Small business owners are constantly looking for ways to grow their companies and the only way to grow is to learn better marketing strategies. Unfortunately a lot of small business owners don't really know how to leverage marketing or they simply don't have time to implement all the great ideas they have. Thankfully there is help available, Vision Force Marketing is a premier marketing coach for …Read More