Author: Amanda C. Watts

Writing Your First Business Plan

Writing your first business plan! How exciting! Your business plan will act as your map. It will keep you focused on your end goal and give you clarity along the way. So after coming up with an idea (your Business Sweet Spot) writing your plan is the first practical step in starting a business. A business plan does not have to be 50 pages of boring analysis and planning that takes you three months to write. Your first plan needs to be concise and have such clarity that you know what your focus is on and an idea of what...

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Why You Need A Stage Name

  Why A Stage Name Can Trigger Your Success In Business What makes your business different to everybody else’s? There are hundreds of possibilities that could make your business stand out from the crowd. Every business has an identity that we associate certain values with. But what could really make people think about you ahead of all your competitors? Well, something that can do this is a stage name. ‘A stage name’ I hear you mutter to yourself. ‘This isn’t theatre. This is business!’ Yes, you’re totally right. This is business, but a stage name really could make a...

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A Short Guide On How To Get A Following

You will often hear me speak of becoming a Niche Celebrity. This is where people know you as the go-to person in your industry. At the beginning of your journey into the entrepreneurial world this may seem like a daunting concept. How are you going to become a Niche Celebrity when you don’t even have a business yet? And if you have just started your business how can you become a Niche Celebrity quickly? The Quick Answer: First you need to stand for one thing and one thing only. I say to my clients imagine you were standing on Speakers...

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Business Networking Strategy

Business Networking is a powerful way to start to get yourself known and see how your business idea lands. But 99.9% of business owners do it wrong and miss out on forming deep relationships and clients. If you follow my advice below you will start to enjoy business networking and see the rewards fast. PRE EVENTS Choose 5 Business Networking Events Go to Twitter and follow each networking event. Connect with the networking leader on Twitter and start to tweet before the event and make yourself known. If the chosen networking events have a list of people who attend...

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