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  • Interested in Buying a Home? Worried About the One You Own?

    in Finance

    Real Estate prices are higher than ever. Should you buy, hold or sell?
    Over 7 million people lost their homes in the Great Recession, and 5.4 million are still severely underwater, according to RealtyTrac.com. Are you making the bank rich, trying to pay off an underwater mortgage, while you're living in the poor house? One subscriber is paying $1.8 million on a home worth $850,000 and he is already above retirement age. There are far better solutions than this.
    Millennials are postponing their home purchase, due to high college loan debt. Meanwhile, they are making the landlord rich, instead of taking the wonderful and large mortage interest tax write-off, while building up their own equity. Wisdom is the cure. Time-proven solutions will be shared in this podcast. Feel free to share freely with your friends and family. With over 1/3 of Americans in debt collections, chances are very high that someone you know and love needs this information now.
    Call 310-430-2397 to learn more about our 3-day life transformational investor educational retreats. Visit http://nataliepace.com/ or email info @ NataliePace.com to learn more.

  • How to Master Your Ego and Reach Your Full Potential

    in Business

    “History is also made by individuals who fought their egos at every turn, who eschewed the spotlight, and who put their higher goals above their desire for recognition,” reminds Ryan Holiday in his book, “Ego is the Enemy.”
    Make no mistake. Your ego is one of your greatest mental enemies in life.
    Your Strengths
    1) Your Persistence
    You never give up.
    The world has thrown everything at you: Heartbreak, chaos, tragedy, career and business setbacks, and daily obstacles. But you’ve never given up.
    2. Your Generosity
    My friend Yanik Silver once told me, “You cannot out-give the universe.” Well, if anyone’s tried, it’s you. Your heart shines through in good times and in bad. You’re always there for everyone.
    Your Weaknesses
    1. You Forget About You
    You’ll do anything to take care of the people around you, but you forget to take care of you.
    2. You Hold Back
    People are out there “crying themselves to sleep” because they don’t have your help. You know it. You’ve heard them. And yet you’re still not being the leader that you can be for your team or your customers.
    3. You Are Being a Pushover
    You’ve done so much great work in your industry. People owe you. Yet you’re afraid to ask what you are worth. This is holding you back from enjoying the wealth and personal growth you deserve.
    People who should listen to this show are entrepreneurs, career coaches

  • Here's What It Takes to Write an A+ Headline that Sells

    in Business

     
    The process for writing your headline is completely different than the process for writing any other part of your sales letter.
     
    Here's my easy five-step process that works! #1 Write 100 Headlines, Then Choose One Most world class copywriters write 50 to 100 headlines for any given sales letter they're tasked with writing. Only after completing all of these headlines do they choose the one they finally use.
    #2 Use a Combination of Original and Swiped Concepts If you want to write great copy, having a great swipe file is essential. Inside your swipe file should be dozens of potential ideas for attention catching headlines.
    #3 Space Out the Writing Write a few headlines in the beginning, when you're just starting the letter. Then write a few more as you're writing the body copy.
    #4 Read Them Aloud Read your favorite headlines aloud and see how they flow. Often you will identify misplaced words when you hear the headline out loud.
    #5 Selecting the Final Headline Once you've written out a wide range of headlines, let it sit for a few days. This will help sever any emotional preferences you may have attached from the writing process.
    People who should listen to this show are entrepreneurs, career coaches

  • Natural Copywriting for (Way) More Sales

    in Business

    When it comes to writing sales pages, squeeze pages and other online forms of persuasion many people freeze in their tracks. They're afraid if they don't get just the right (perfect) formula they won't sell a thing.
    Natural Copywriting Is a Conversation Pretend you're about to let a friend know about this great product, or service, or program you're about to write for and think about what you'd say to her.
    Elements of Persuasive Copy When writing copy, there are certain elements that are essential. And every one of them as a very specific job to do. Headlines: This is pretty much an essential element of most copywriting and has the most important job of all.
    Sub-headlines: So many writers don't use sub-heads and this is too bad. You see a subhead keeps the interest and curiosity flowing.
    Bullet Point & Numbered Lists: This too helps  break up small text but more importantly it helps move the reader down the page (closer to the sale). Testimonials: Testimonials are so important not only for credibility but also to make your reader feel like part of the community, part of the club. Benefits: Don't just talk about the product - talk about what the product will do for the reader. This includes things like: make more money, lose weight, be happier, etc. Product Details: Include items like the number of pages, format, warranty, pricing, etc. Include it all, and make sure the reader feels good about the "deal". Peoplewho  should listen to thissh ow are entrepreneurs, solopreneurs

  • Tools You Need to Start a Successful Business

    in Business

    You might be fascinated by an idea, but it’s not easy to launch a business and reap profits—especially not right away. According to Forbes, 8 out of 10 businesses fail within the first 18 months. Why? Because they run out of cash. And even if you are successful, you likely won’t see profits for 5 years
    1. Conduct market research
    Whatever your exciting new business prospect is, don’t get swayed by mere possibility.
    2. Figure out the start-up cost
    While your initial market research will give you a general sense of start-up costs, now is the time to dig into the numbers. Some estimates show that the cost of launching a business can reach $30,000, so make sure you take all factors into account.
    3. Start an LLC
    Once you’ve determined the viability of your business and product/service, start an LLC. You’ll have to submit articles of organization to your state’s Secretary of State. Usually, this costs between $40 and $900.
    4. Save for your living expenses
    Now that you’ve got some solid numbers, start saving. Along with the expenses associated with setting up and operating a new business, you need to be financially prepared to cover your living expenses for several months.
    5. Boost your credit score
    Before you dive into funding, you need to make sure your personal credit is solid. Why? That’s how banks and potential investors know you are a solid bet for a loan.
    People who should listen to this show are entrepreneurs, career coaches

  • How to Prepare Content Super F.A.S.T.

    in Business

    I want to share how to quickly write content without sacrificing quality and without overtaxing your brain. I've been using this concept for years. It's called "recycling" or "repurposing". The idea is fairly simple - The process of taking existing content and using it in another format or fashion. Recording mp3s of the content from an ebook and selling it as an audio product.   Extracting content from an ebook to your inbox magazine articles.   Converting the content of an ebook into a workshop or seminar presentation. How To Prepare Content Super F.A.S.T.™ There are four basic ways that I use the concept of "recycling" content in my own business which I describe by using the acronym F.A.S.T.™… F - FIND appropriate excerpts. A - ADD to free materials. S - SWIPE other people's content. T - TRANSCRIBE your rants.
    People who should listen are entrepreneurs, career coaches

  • 8 Steps to Making Sales Simple

    in Business

    Most of these experts were once like me (and maybe you, too). They were not naturally gifted or comfortable with sales. Fortunately, it’s a skill—one you can improve no matter what your starting point is.
    Over time, I’ve built a phone sales process for my workshops that goes something like this:
    Step #1 – “Hi! [Insert small talk].”
    This is where you connect with your client based on something they mentioned in an email or on social media.
    Step #2 – “Tell me more about your business.”
    Collect vital information.
    Step #3 – “Congratulations on launching a successful business! I’m wondering, though: What elements of running your business are still giving you pain? In what way are you still overwhelmed?”
    Discover pain points you can solve.
    Step #4 – “What would things look like in your business if you didn’t have to deal with these weaknesses?”
    Encourage the client to see the concrete benefits to a solution.
    Step #5 – “I think I have something that can help.”
    A perfect-for-them solution is often too good to be true, but the manager/rep will often be open to hearing what you have in store.
    Step #6 – “Great, let me tell you about the XXX we offer …”
    Explain the benefits of your product or service and what you actually deliver. Create an enormous amount of value to justify the customer’s investment.
    Still, the customer may balk …
    People who need to listen to this show are entrepreneurs

  • Who Owns The $20.4 Trillion U.S. Debt? Russia? China? Japan?

    in Finance

    Guess who owns the $20.4 trillion U.S. debt? The answers might surprise you.
    Ever wonder who is picking up the tab every time the U.S. borrows more money to pay its bills? How is it that we can magically raise the debt ceiling and, poof!, instantly more money appears? Who would loan money to a country that has doubled its public debt load over the past decade? Is it Russia? China? Japan? Another country? You? Learn more in this interactive teleconference. Number 1 stock picker Natalie Pace will open up phone lines in the second halfhour of the call for questions. https://www.NataliePace.com/Blog/guess-who-holds-the-20-trillion-us-public-debt

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