Guest +Sandra Watson
owned and managed three different businesses, not counting her current one on Google+. Your Google+ persona whether on your profile or your business page is a representation of your business. Sandra brings tips and strategies to maximize your business persona.
1:48 Similarity between online business and brick and mortar
2:58 Business practice is the same online
3:48 The ability to reach the whole world
4:05 "The world" is your community
5:05 To concentrate on what others are doing is to lose sight of why we started
5:53 Concentrate on what it is you want to do for your target market
6:02 Your target market is not everyone you communicate with in social media
6:25 You come across people that you like, get to know them, and they know somebody who needs your service
7:58 Your target market may not be on the web all the time
9:29 Spend time working on projects for your target market, do not get sidetracked from original business goal
9:54 Analogy of having a brick and mortar business, not being there, and wondering why customers are not buying
12:53 How to keep your energy level
12:57 A business is like having a baby
14:10 Evaluate what stage of the business you are in
15:25 If you're not doing business because you truly enjoy it, re-evaluate
16:02 If you don't have the passion, it's not going to be a good business for you
16:25 Especially on HOAs, it's obvious who is having a great time
17:28 Always know cost of goods, expenses, and what your income needs to be
18:26 Evaluate which activities are profitable
19:18 Make time to refresh yourself. If you don't take care of "you", you can't take care of your business and your clients
20:12 I may have this business, but this is not my life
20:20 If you are in a business that you love, it is the same thing as fun
24:20 The excitement of creating a business and being involved carries over to social media
26:04 Outsourcing helps you make money
26:22 Figure out a way to make money in order to outsource
26:50 If you have to do it all you will burn out
27:40 Include outsourcing costs in your business plan
30:10 Work as though you are working for somebody else...you are, you're working for your business
31:50 Don't be in business to impress, bring your passion to help someone be better at what they do.
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