going broke

How Service-Based Entrepreneurs Can Give Back Without Going Broke

“You can’t make a change if you can’t stay in business.” – Daymond John, Founder of FUBU and SharkTank panel member. Have you ever had line, just a snippet of conversation, that wedges itself in your subconscious like a splinter? This is exactly what happened as I was watching Shark Tank last week. The entrepreneurs pitching the sharks were well intentioned with a …

Tai GoodwinHow Service-Based Entrepreneurs Can Give Back Without Going Broke
Bankable Basics

Q + A: How to Use Free Consultations as Part of Your Sales Process

Using free consultations as part of the sales process came up for discussion in one of the Facebook Groups I’m part of. I’m sharing part of the conversation here. Q: I am on the fence about free consults and really giving this whole process some thought. I recently did some sales calls where I was putting my focus on connecting and giving …

Tai GoodwinQ + A: How to Use Free Consultations as Part of Your Sales Process
business needs to make a profit

Are Your Preferences Keeping You From Building a Profitable Business?

As message-based entrepreneurs, there are three things that until we get them right, we will stay stuck: Purpose, Profit, and Preference. Your business is built on a purpose. There are people, audiences, and communities you have been called to serve. For some of you, there are movements that you have been called to start. If it’s just an option, you …

Tai GoodwinAre Your Preferences Keeping You From Building a Profitable Business?
Bankable Basics

Q&A: What Tools Do I Need to Build a Sales Funnel

Question: I understand the concept of building a sales funnel, and can see the value of it too. My challenge: I am not that tech savvy. So how do I technically build a sales funnel? – Melody S. Answer: Great question Melody. Assuming that you have a blog or at the least a website in place, let’s take a look at the sales …

Tai GoodwinQ&A: What Tools Do I Need to Build a Sales Funnel