Recently I received an email from “Nelly” about his soon-to-be-open business. He had already put together his Bare Bones Biz Plan but wondered about his next step… “How do I get customers?” Dear Ellen, I’ve got my business plan (Thanks for the help!) I’m getting ready to open for business on August 1st. How do I find my first customers? I’m an energy expert and I can help homeowners save lots of money as well as the planet. I’m excited about what I can do – energy auditing, equipment upgrades – now how do I get customers excited about it, too? Nervous, Nelly Here’s my response… […]
The Pricing Worksheet
"Thanks for the great seminars at the National Chimney Sweep Guild Convention. I was wondering what it was that would make it worth going to a casino! I am the fellow with the beard that sat in the first row. I will repeat that yours is the first financial seminar, of many, that I have gone to where I have come out feeling better that when I went in. You are able to give hard advice about finance and do it from the heart. There is hope for me!"
Ian R. Conway
The Chimney Doctor