Monday Motivational MomentMelbourne, VIC

Monday Motivational Moment

Consulting and strategy

Melbourne, VIC

ABN 17 099 421 262
EST 2001

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Each Monday a brief motivational message is posted focusing on a single sales or business building skill, along with a single action point, for individuals to use during the week to help develop this skill into a regular habit. Take just a few minutes to change your week.

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Why is it some people seem to win all the time?

Why is it some people seem to win all the time?

By Gregory Ferrett I have spent my life looking for that ‘big break’ or some get-rich-quick... read more

What blockages are stopping the heartbeat of your business?

What blockages are stopping the heartbeat of your business?

By Greg Ferrett As in life, at the core of every business is a heart beating away providing life... read more

What is one question you can ask to eliminate price as an objection and open up an opportunity?

What is one question you can ask to eliminate price as an objection and open up an opportunity?

By Gregory Ferrett The most commonly asked question by business owners and sales people is "How... read more

How do laughing, kissing and closing a sale differ?

How do laughing, kissing and closing a sale differ?

While watching the film “She’s the Man” one line stood out to me. Viola, dressed as a man, is... read more

We all talk about 'Vision' but are you living the dream?

We all talk about 'Vision' but are you living the dream?

By Gregory Ferrett                                 Towards the end of 2012 I was... read more

Are You Valuable?

Are You Valuable?

By Gregory Ferrett I had just finished my degree and been hired by Honeywell as a trainee sales... read more

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Gregory Ferrett answered a question

How to choose the best business loan for your business?

Hi Liam, If you are selling higher value items to clients you may want to consider offering your clients finance. One small business I know sells thongs (yes - shoes) to small retailers and offers 6 months interest free finance for their stock...

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What is the best way to get finance for software?

Hi Shaun, I use ASM who offer awesome finance solutions for small businesses. No worries with software rental - as long as it is under $50,000 Scott McNally 0438 680 898 and mention my name. Greg Ferrett

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Has anyone tried a paid referral system to get new customers?

Hi Brian, Referral programs are OK, and in my experience rarely produce good quality leads unless the referral is fresh and followed up almost immediately. I have a referral program I offer to my clients which operated like this; 1. If they...

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What is the most effective way to drive traffic on a budget?

Number one is quality blogging. Like this site, I accept submissions to my BLOG (Monday Motivational Moment), but I find the quality of writing is poor and mostly just self promotion. You absolutely must add value to the reader, be on topic for the...

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What are some tips on building a mobile app?

Yes - done with the University of Ballarat and launched yesterday. here is the link - https://play.google.com/store - and then search for 'Sales Analyzer' (yes - with a Z). Many if the University and TAFE schools are looking for projects for their...

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How do I sell my new Android app using affiliates?

Thanks Scott. Perhaps I will stop looking. It seems simple to sell products and software which are not apps and get access to great affiliate sites. I suspect this sort of tool for apps can't be far away (I hope) Greg

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Has anyone had any success with telemarketing?

Sandy is right, so you need someone who knows the way to create leads using the telephone. I (and others I know) have had a lot of success with Ashleigh Hoult at 'The PromoDonna' - a small boutique telemarketing company focusing on providing a...

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How Important Do You Think A Business Logo Is For A Sole Trader?

I can see a debate here on logo vs face and I suspect there are reasons behind both. My wife is a designer in the craft world and is not one to use her own name or face despite my insistence she needs to build a brand. In the end we compromised and...

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What is better - SEO, Google Adwords or social media?

I agree with Sandy in regard to AdWords.I was fortunate to start using adwords in the first week they were available. In the three months following that week I saw the bid price for the key word 'Sales Training' go from just $0.10 a click to nearly...

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How much do bloggers charge for a sponsored post?

Quality is always the issue. On fiver (a website where you pay $5 for everything) there is a mountain of people who will write a 500 word blog post for just $5 - but the quality of the writing is often very poor and needs to be re-worked. I have...

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Are you getting the financial help you need from banks?

Hey Craig, I had a near death business experience and, as luck would have it, I found an outstanding non-bank business bank around who was able to lend 85% on the sworn valuation on my commercial property, reduce my interest rate and not risk my...

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What word or phrase do you use when you search on Google a bookkeeper or accountant?

I googled 'bookkeeper' followed by my location, however, when I seriously was looking for a bookkeeper I asked my accountant who gave me a list of three to talk to. Greg Ferrett

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What is your favourite blogging platform?

I have just converted from Blogger to WordPress and it was the best thing I have ever done. In my research I found serious bloggers, which I am, tend not to use Blogger. Then I had a colleagues BLOG removed by Google for no apparant reason and years...

Gregory Ferrett answered a question

How do you increase blog comments and interaction?

First let me share with you my view on comments and then a couple of ideas on getting feedback. In my view comments are more about vanity of the comment poster and do not relate directly to popularity of your BLOG. There are many very popular BLOGS...

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How can a website/graphic designer attract more referrals?

I am assuming you are asking for referrals from your clients and colleagues. When you do work for a client give them two (yes two) discount vouchers. One they can use and the other for them to give to someone else. Theirs becomes active as soon as...

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Should I use an accounting firm or independent contractor?

Pitcher Partners, who you are considering, are an outstanding firm. As with most accounting firms, large or small, the service you get depends on the partner you are using as it is really a large group of small practices trading as if they are one....

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How to choose the appropriate media for marketing a new business?

Here are a couple of ideas - depending on the products you are promoting. If you have a higher value consumable product, such as cosmetics, the most cost effective way I have found is sampling using Scoopon or Groupon or a similar service. One...

Gregory Ferrett answered a question

What are the costs involved in buying a new franchise?

Hi Ananda, The investment in a franchise for the majors are fairly well defined. Are you planning to purchase an existing franchise? or a new location?   Greg

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Is the cost to build an online store tax deductible?

As with the answers above, if you are running a business all expenses are tax deductable.You will need to get help from a taxation specialist to advise you on what is deductible straight away and what needs to be depreciated. Another important...

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What are good benchmark metrics for a new startup?

Tough question. First time I setup my blog I took six months to get 50 subscribers. I restarted the blog with the same articles and within two weeks had 500 subscribers - go figure! In Australia 500 registered Australian based users is an awesome...

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