by Dana Detrick-Clark The process of bartering (exchanging goods or services for other goods or services, in lieu of money) is attractive in the small business world, where budgets are tight and talent is plentiful. It’s win-win when another vendor has something you or your clients need, and vice versa, right? Unfortunately, it’s easy for barters to leave at least one side unsatisfied. It could be that the agreements are treated too casually, the value of the exchange isn’t […]
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How to Craft 3 Valentine’s Day Specials That Will Make You Irresistible to Your Clients [podcast + free download]
by Dana Detrick-Clark Everyone wants to be irresistible on Valentine’s Day! But unless you’re in the love business, it may seem like a holiday that serves no purpose in your industry. Change that thought! There is always a way to use these calendar days as an opportunity to start a conversation or offer something out of the ordinary to our clients or prospects. And when we show the love, they return it. The key to crafting a great Valentine’s Day […]
by Dana Detrick-Clark In Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill proclaimed, “Repetition of affirmation of orders to your subconscious mind is the only known method of voluntary development of the emotion of faith.” Leaders in personal development like U.S. Andersen, Shakti Gawain, and the late Dr. Wayne Dyer all encourage affirmations as a means to shift your brain toward manifesting your goals, as do business motivators including Tony Robbins and Brian Tracy. But is it all just self-help fluff, or […]
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by Dana Detrick-Clark Many of us, in an eagerness to land steady clients and predictable income, will compromise our standard rates during negotiation. But what may seem workable in the beginning, especially if we are gaining experience or receiving projects from a client in bulk, may not grow with us. If you make a habit of price dropping in order to gain clients, odds are good you’re not only robbing your business in the short term, but in the long […]
by Dana Detrick-Clark As both a multimedia developer who hires voice over talent, and a voice over talent myself, I’ve found that each project is improved so much when the right information is organized in the right way. When deadlines are tight and our contacts are many, no one wants to waste time searching through every email or direct message for information we could easily have at our fingertips! That’s why I’ve developed this Ultimate Voice Over Talent One-Sheet for […]