Five Easy Way to Collect Testimonials

Written by Mike Burstein


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4. If one of your customers happens to be a celebrity, their endorsement will pay huge returns. Many celebrities are willing to help a small business owner without expecting any compensation. A free tune-up once a year or an occasional dinner or some specimen lawn plantings, etc., would be a small price to pay to reciprocate for their generosity.

5. Find an expert in your field and offer them your product or service for free. You'll end up with an honest appraisal of your business product or service and quite possibly a testimonial from an "expert".

Set up your own system to collect testimonials and userepparttar powerful messages that you receive from them to grow your business.

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Remember a Name and Build a Relationship

Written by Caterina Rando


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o Userepparttar name in conversation inrepparttar 127225 first two minutes.

o When you end your conversation, use their name again.

o Ask for a card and connectrepparttar 127226 face withrepparttar 127227 name on their card.

o When you have a few moments, scanrepparttar 127228 room and repeat to yourselfrepparttar 127229 names of everyone you have met.

o Onrepparttar 127230 way home, run a video in your mind of all your new acquaintances and their names.

The next time you run into someone you have met inrepparttar 127231 past and you greet them by name, they will warm up to you and be impressed by you. Success in business is built on successful relationships. Remembering names isrepparttar 127232 first step to making any acquaintance grow.

When you make an effort to notice and remember people, they will remember and notice you. You will become well known inrepparttar 127233 circles you move in. You will feel more confident and successful, and increase your business savvy and overall success. The extra effort to notice and remember others will always bring positive results.



Caterina Rando, MA, MCC, is a business success speaker, coach and author of the national bestseller "Learn to Power Think." She helps people get the results they want with ease. To find out about her programs, book and other resources, visit http://www.caterinar.com. Caterina can be reached by email at cpr@caterinar.com.


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