Alicia Forest

Alicia Forest

Alicia Forest, MBA, Multiple Streams Licensed Coach, & Founder of www.ClientAbundance.com, helps coaches and other solo service professionals to attract more clients, create profit-making products and services, make more sales, and ultimately make more money.

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Detox Your Business

Have you ever done a cleanse of your body? It's an enlightening experience, to be so aware of what you put into your body and how that effects everything, from your mood, to your brain power, to your energy level, to your creativity, to your health and well-being overall. And it's really no different for your business.

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3 Common Business Blocks and How to Move Beyond Them Today

In coaching clients this month, I've been reminded of many of the common blocks that come up for entrepreneurs as they grow their business. The good news is that to move beyond them simply takes a different perspective. I'm sharing three of the most common ones and a shift for you to consider if you're finding you're struggling with any or all of these blocks yourself.

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Is Your Website Working For You?

A question I often ask my target market is, "what's your biggest challenge with building your business online?" And one answer I get frequently is this: How do I make my website earn money?

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5 Easy Ways to Always Give Your Niche Something New

"Do I always have to come up with something new?" This is a question I get asked often by my private clients, and the answer is a resounding YES, if you want to continue to grow your business.

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5 Simple Steps to Adding Offline Marketing to Your Online Business

Taking my struggling consulting business online and following the business model I now do turn everything around for me, financially and otherwise. So when I started hearing from my mentors that I might want to add some offline marketing tactics back into the mix, I was hesitant to say the least.

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5 Keys to a Viable Niche

Every niche has struggles and challenges. In order for you to build a viable business within that niche, they have to have problems that they really want solved. This article gives you 5 keys to look for to decide if a niche is a viable one for your business.

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5 Real-Life Lessons in How to Get More Clients

The following article is a true story and a true lesson in how to get more clients for your service-based business the easy way - by making it easy for your clients to sign up!

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Time Management for Busy Businessowners

Over time, I've figured out how to get the most important things done while still being able to focus the majority of my time on my family (after all, that's one of the reasons why I went into business for myself in the first place). Here are the top three things that are working for me right now:

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How to Do a Simple Split Test to Increase Your Sales

Clients often ask my opinion about whether or not I think something (a new product, a certain price point, a sales page) will work for their business online. My typical response? "Test it and see!"

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How to Use Teleseminars to Find Out Exactly What Your Niche Wants

Basically, there are two things that must be in place before any of your offerings can be successful (read: profitable). One is that it must be designed for a niche and the other is that is must solve a problem that your niche wants solved. Though I may be stating the obvious, many times we create what we think our niche NEEDS instead of what it WANTS.

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Using Pain or Pleasure in Your Marketing

As humans, we tend to seek pleasure and avoid pain. The same holds true in your marketing. If you can touch upon your target market's pain, address what it is that they are most struggling with, and offer the solution to them - well, it's a winning formula every time.

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Easing the Nervous Buyer

After you've worked hard to put your product or program together, and spent the time and effort to write a compelling sales page for it, you don't want to lose your potential customer or client right at the moment they are sitting there with credit card in hand - at the order link or order form. Here's a checklist of 6 ways to make sure that doesn't happen:

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Your Free Taste Promo Checklist

One of the most effective ways of getting people to discover and try your products or services is by offering a Free Taste - which is just that, a taste of what it is that you offer. Free Tastes come in many forms: an ezine, an ecourse, an audio program, a special report, etc., and they are obviously free.

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What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Copywriter

There are a two main reasons why I think small business owners like you and I need to learn how to write our own effective copy. One is because it's one of the most expensive tasks to outsource and the other is that no one knows your business better than you.

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Getting Started Online the Easy Way

On two different teleseminars this week, the same question was asked: "Where do I start? With an ezine, a website, a blog, or what?" The answer is - it depends. It depends on where you are at in your business building efforts. But after hearing this question asked often enough, I think there's something else going on ~ a request for a simple way to understand how all the pieces fit together. So, here goes:

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