This is part 2 of a 3-part blog series. The last blog addressed the importance of knowing who your ideal client is.

boost your health care practice visibility onlineJust to recap, the 3 easy ways to get more clients include;

  1. KNOW who your ideal client is.
  2. Go where your clients are.
  3. Relentlessly show up.

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We just did a survey to find out what our clients want. Number one on the list was to get more clients. Is that you, too? Over the next three blogs, I’m going to address just 3 easy ways to get more clients. Continue reading

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I had a discussion with a friend about the paths we take in life. She always knew what her path was. We were talking about how some children know. I didn’t at first. While in school, I went from this to that. Sure, always passionate about this or that. But it didn’t stick.

Probably because there wasn’t a STRONG passion for it.

how to build an online businessWhen in high school, I certainly never thought I’d work for myself! No one in my family did that, so it wasn’t even on my radar.

Then I took an ‘exercise to music’ class, and after being a consistent student for two years, the instructor asked if *I* wanted to teach!

Why not, I thought!

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One of the biggest questions people ask me is how to get more clients, particularly from the internet.

how to build an online business

I made the transition, myself, back in 2004. I was still offering in-home personal fitness training and sports nutrition counseling, but I was expanding into business coaching, which I envisioned being entirely online.

Today I run a 6-figure business, working out of my home office three days a week. So, I know it’s possible for anyone to do it, if I can! Continue reading

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I always find it fascinating when it appears that messages come at you as if by devine purpose. For instance, I’m currently reading a fabulous book, “Make Your Mark,” by Joslyn Glei, which is for creative entrepreneurs, with a focus on making a difference and doing what we love. At the same time, this month’s ICF (International Coach Federation) meeting was on Brene Brown’s The Daring Way materials.

start your dream businessWow!

The main message I’m walking away with from both is that if we really want to live life fully, and enjoy success, we have to be authentically who we are, and put our focus on what others need, more than what WE need.

How do you do that? Continue reading

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Written by MEG Enterprises’ Master Success Coach, Lesli Koskela, MBA, RDN

The ultimate purpose for a good website has really shifted over the past few years. Even as recent as a few years ago, the idea was to build a website that was akin to an online pamphlet or business card. Back then, the goal was simply to provide a little bit of educational content with a menu of services and your contact information, should the viewer wish to learn more.

how to grow online businessFast forward to 2015. Continue reading

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They say that we procrastinate for various reasons, such as fear of failure, fear of success, unsure how to do something, or because a task feels too overwhelming.

productivity tips for entrepreneursSo, it’s fine to know WHY you procrastinate, but how do you implement when this happens? Continue reading

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This is the time of year where small business owners start to get anxious. They want to enjoy the holiday season, but don’t feel they can slow down growing their business.

time management tips for small businessIf you’ve read any of my blogs in the past, or read my newsletter, you know that the biggest tip I can give you when you feel overwhelmed, is slow down! And the easiest way to calm down is to stop, take a break, and remove yourself from that hamster wheel of busy, busy, busy. Continue reading

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It is anticipated that 1.3 billion people will work virtually by 2015, according to Get Busy Media, and the health and wellness field is perfectly primed for home-based businesses as well.

Consultations can take place in the comfort of your own home, and overhead costs are typically very low.

time management working from homeIf you’re like most people with a health-centered business running out of your home, the holidays present both exciting opportunities and the threat of hurdles to overcome. Extra expenses, out of town guests and undefined goals can make a business with great momentum come to a screeching halt. To avoid these problems, here are three ways to prepare for this holiday season. Continue reading

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I work 3 days a week. And I’m bringing in over 6 figures a year. Yea, it really IS possible.

I had a conversation with someone yesterday who is easily making 6 figures. But she wants a life, because she’s doing it ALL herself!

be more productive at home officeI felt exhausted just THINKING about it!

Another person I spoke to yesterday said she doesn’t WANT to make a lot of money. As I suspected, when I quizzed her about this, she said she wants to be there for her kids and doesn’t want to work more than 3 days a week.

Hm; I felt there’s a trend here. Continue reading

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