Series On Following Up With Prospects Part 2

I started a series about following up with prospects based on the following thread in one of the Facebook groups I belong to:

There was so much information in that thread, that I decided to make a series out of it. So here is another question and answer for you

What is your suggestion for those who express interest, and ask for a card but you have no way to follow-up. Is there a trick to getting there information? I get a lot of those.

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Series On Following Up With Prospects

I am part of a wonderful group of women on Facebook called Atlanta Women Entrepreneurs. One of our members, Allison Babb Phillips, asked this question:

I’m curious to hear from other biz owners…. when you hesitate or forget to follow up with a prospect, what’s typically going on that’s causes this? I just taught a ClientsOnABudget.com session today on “follow up fortunes” and thought I’d ask the question. You know… the stack of biz cards we were meaning to connect with, referral we got but never contacted the person, interested prospect we should call but haven’t etc. Why’s that?? And do share your ideas for conquering persistent “follow-up failure?”

Guest article: How to Generate New Leads Online Using Local Web Marketing

How to Generate New Leads Online Using Local Web Marketing

By Jake Keystone

If you’re a small business owner you need to set up a local listings account on Yahoo, Bing, and Google. It’s one of the best ways to generate more leads, prospects, and customers!

The local listings directories have been around for only the last couple of years, and can provide you with quick, easy, and free direct response advertising for your business.

Best of all, after you setup your accounts, you’ll be able to include a direct link to your website or landing page, your direct email address, your physical address, your phone & fax numbers, and much, much more.

How To Find The Right Home Business Model

When you’re contemplating starting a home business, you want to pick
the correct model. The rest of this post explains how to do that.
The four stages of a business model are, preparation,
creation, implementation and evaluation. These stages
are made up of components which make them work and
flow into the next stage.

The second stage of the business model, the creation
part, is set up through an ABC system.

A- is to attract future customers.

There are three components in which to do this. First,
you must find your products. This is not as easy to do
as some make it out to be so it is important to
investigate and choose each product carefully.