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Two Lessons From Bill Gates To Help You Be More Productive (And Happier) editorial marketing sales solopreneur travel

It’s September, which is unbelievable to me, yet here we are. How has this year fared for you and your business? For many, we’ve seen and heard of record-setting years, goals met and exceeded. For others, we’ve seen great determination and progress towards meeting your goals....

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The Number One Metric In Travel sales solopreneur travel

Efficiency is what distinguishes a great individual travel professional from a growing, profitable travel business. A business that is an asset with a tangible and growing value. An asset that you own!

Time is moving faster than ever, and I’ve dedicated many recent messages to the ideas of...

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9 Strategies to Prepare Your Travel Business Now For Future Changes In the Economic Cycle marketing sales solopreneur travel

The economy is a living organism. It expands and contracts. It goes through long-run cyclical shifts and short-run acceleration and drops. A million factors culminate in key measures like GDP growth, unemployment, and the value of the dollar.  

As entrepreneurs, we spend most of our...

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When Do You Invest In Your Business? editorial marketing sales solopreneur travel

I’ve talked about investing here before. Whether you’re Warren Buffett, you, or me, all investors seek a degree of certainty before pulling the trigger. Complete certainty is elusive, but when is there enough certainty? When do you know that it is safe to make the investment that your...

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Rocking Your New Year's Preparations as a Solopreneur sales solopreneur

With the new year right around the corner, solopreneurs should be thinking about turning over that new leaf for a bright coming year. New Year's turnover is an essential part of any business owner's calendar. It is a time to take stock of your business, your progress, your successes, and to make...

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How to Make Your Website Your Number One Salesperson marketing sales

Having an impressive website is crucial to generate leads, and it sets the tone for how your business operates. Your website is your best salesperson—it’s the first thing people look at when researching a company. Because it runs at all hours, there are more opportunities for people...

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10 Ways for Travel Agents to Get More Repeat Business—Part 2 marketing sales

6. Follow Up After They Get Home

Once clients are back at home, it's time to send your follow-up email. Ask how everything went in a way that warmly invites travel stories and photos. After your initial friendly welcome home greeting and questions about how they enjoyed the trip, be sure to ask...

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10 Ways for Travel Agents to Get More Repeat Business—Part 1 marketing sales

As a travel agent, repeat business is one of the most important ways to expand your agency. Clients who are "wowed" the first time will be delighted to come back and plan with you again to have a similarly fantastic experience every time they travel. This is especially true if you make returning...

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8 Things Travel Agents Should Do Around the Holidays marketing sales

Travel agents are in a unique place in the holiday market. There is a high demand for travel and a frenzy of last-minute opportunities. The holiday season is also the perfect time to touch base with your entire client list, whether they are traveling or not. Holidays are a busy time for most...

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Top Customer Service Tips for Solopreneurs sales solopreneur

As a solopreneur, you do it all.

You manage, own, and work at your business. You create your products or services, market your business, and handle expenses. Though it can be challenging to maintain a business all by yourself, it's an incredible feeling to know that you — and you alone...

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6 Signs You're on Autopilot When You Work from Home and How to Fix It sales solopreneur

Owning your own business is a rewarding experience but if you're on autopilot, you're not as likely to enjoy it. If you start your day by immediately checking your social media and emails, chances are you might be running on autopilot. When we work from home, it can become habitual to do the same...

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Top 10 Ways to Streamline and Grow Your Travel Agency Business sales solopreneur

The modern travel industry has changed drastically. The internet offers consumers many ways to search for travel destinations and decide on the ideal one for them. They can easily and quickly access information about different destinations, requirements to travel there, and other elements of the...

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