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Mistakes to Avoid When Offering Online Courses
Entrepreneurship, Francie Dalton, Women In Business
Mistakes to Avoid When Offering Online Courses
18 August 2010

But I’m willing to bet that very few of you have actually done it. Instead of beating yourself up about yet another initiative you think you “should be taking but haven’t,” realize that your gut has a very good reason for not letting you move forward yet – even if you’re not exactly clear what that reason is. Producing and successfully marketing an online course of the caliber you’d be proud to put your name on IS a daunting undertaking. Read more…

Hooked On a Feeling: Marketing Your Intuition At Work
Francie Dalton,Marketing and PR
Hooked On a Feeling: Marketing Your Intuition At Work
17 March 2010

In business, some of the toughest decisions are made based on intuition. Admitting this, however, can be uncomfortable, even unwise. That’s easy. Read more…

5 Tips To Help You Solidify Business Prospects
Entrepreneurship, Francie Dalton, Women In Business
5 Tips To Help You Solidify Business Prospects
8 February 2010

Editor’s note: It’s been a while, so let me refresh your memory. This is the third part of guest contributor Francie Dalton’s three part series on what can help small business owners do well in a down economy. The first looked at six disciplines to build revenue for your business. Read more…

An Entrepreneur’s 2009: Seeding Business and Preserving Life
Francie Dalton, Leadership, Sales Strategy
An Entrepreneur's 2009: Seeding Business and Preserving Life
9 December 2009

I’m thrilled about many things in 2009, both inside and outside my business. And I wanted to share a few that continually motivate me. My company hasn’t emerged unscathed from this recession. Read more…

5 Measures to Use for Meeting Qualified Prospects
Entrepreneurship, Francie Dalton, Women In Business
5 Measures to Use for Meeting Qualified Prospects
24 November 2009

What did you think of my initial 6 tips for generating revenue for your business? Those disciplines ranged from how to invite useful scrutiny to improve operations to prioritizing publicity to creating multiple lines of business. I hope you’ll let me know what you think on those (and these below!) plus what has worked in generating revenue while running your own company. It’s on tracking the not so intuitive metrics that will give you more control over the outcomes of your efforts. Read more…

6 Disciplines: Building Revenue for Your Business
Entrepreneurship, Francie Dalton, Launching a business
6 Disciplines: Building Revenue for Your Business
2 November 2009

If your thoughts are primarily fear based, if you’re envisioning the worst for yourself and your business, if your conversations are focused predominately on bad news, then you’re seriously impeding your own success. Stop being your own worst enemy! Instead of giving succor to all the negative blathering, buckle down and determine to take 3 actions every single day to improve revenue. In this three part series, you’ll get specific suggestions you can implement immediately to begin to enhance your business success. Read more…

Cloaking the Truth: What I Wish I’d Known When My Business Launched
Entrepreneurship, Francie Dalton, Human resources for Small Business
Cloaking the Truth: What I Wish I'd Known When My Business Launched
30 September 2009

Looking back at when I started my company, I wouldn’t have wanted to know how, or even whether, success was in my future. The launch period, with all its trials and tribulations, is an almost sacred period of time during which your heart and intellect are (or should be!) one with the business plan. It’s a time when you’re sorely tested, yet welcoming of the test; a time when you’re poised in mid air over the Grand Canyon (but it doesn’t feel like a mere metaphor – believe me!) yet focused with laser-like intensity on making it to solid ground. Read more…

Francie Dalton on Hopeful Entrepreneurship and Launching Through Fear (video chat)
Women In Business
forum.web.com
21 September 2009

New Women Grow Business contributor Francie Dalton is synonymous with the phrase ‘irrepressible energy. And she was gracious to energize Women Grow Business this weekend from the National Press Club. It was an incredible evening with inspired company plus dinner hosted by Pop author Sam Horn – the official pitch coach for Springboard Enterprises. Read more…

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