The next day they paid their invoice and the website and copy writing is now all under way.
By the end of the year I think they are going to have a pretty cool blog and product ready to go.
And it all happened because of a phone conversation.
After I got off the phone to my client it occurred to me that something very important had just happened. I could have kicked myself at all the wasted hours.
But within that narrow spectrum of teaching and following there are vital business practices being overlooked.
This is not another “ And it might make you a lot of cash. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while now you’ll know that my money doesn’t just come from Blog Tyrant.
You see, blogging and internet marketing can be a really tiny industry sometimes.
There are a few big players who dictate how things are done and then everyone else follows for a while.
So why is it that talking on Skype or meeting a person for lunch can be so much more powerful for selling a product or creating an important alliance? One of the most common questions that you guys asked on my unmasking post was about how we can speed up the whole process. Do the Blog Tyrant — unmask If you are blogging anonymously I think it might be time to consider getting your face out there. Collaboration potential – arrange Skype chats with bloggers whenever possible This is probably the most important point because by getting on Skype with bigger guys in your industry you often open up a lot of doors to new collaborations.
But I’ve also been lucky enough to grow up around some really successful businessmen and women who are constantly closing big deals and impressing their clients on the phone and in face-to-face scenarios.
Some of the simple but extremely important lessons I’ve been told by my family members include: So why wasn’t I applying these things to my work as a blogger or copy writer?
So when the blog got turned off I ended up with nothing. I had previously built a website for them and we were discussing a new blog that they were desperate to get me on board with. I had content plans, product ideas and website design drafts to show them.
Excitement was building but no money had changed hands and something always seemed to pop up.
It’s often a lot faster and you don’t have to sit around a boardroom for two hours discussing what, 90% of the time, everyone already knew. If anyone knows about the difference between being anonymous and showing your face, it’s me.