thing #30 – Thank you

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Thank you

Thank you It’s the last one! So the very first thank you has to be from me to you. Thank you for taking part, and receiving these 30 things for your Thing. It’s been great to share them with you and I hope you’ve got some great results so far with more to come. And […]

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thing #29 – Follow-up!

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Follow-up

Follow-up! The thing to do today is simply follow-up. Send a reminder, ask again, check-in, follow-up with any of the actions here, or prompt for a reply to anything you’re waiting for an answer on (a sale, an offer, a conversation, a partnership, an action, anything). Be OK about sending reminders–there are plenty of things […]

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thing #28 – Targets

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Targets

Targets Today we’re looking at your targets. And checking that you have the right ones! I’m not going to know what the best targets for your business are in specific detail, but you will. Here are some targets to think about: Your target market: Are you showing up in the right places? In front of […]

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thing #27 – Smile, please

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Smile, please

Smile, please **GRINS** Today I want you to update your photos! You may or may not get this done today, but if today is the day you book in a photoshoot, then that’s enough. The key is getting updated photos for your website, your social media and ‘About’ places so you look like you! If […]

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thing #26 – Charge more (or less)

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Charge more (or less) Test out your pricing today. If you have a product or service that’s not selling all that well, OR one that is selling so well you’ve been wondering about changing the price (probably upwards!), today’s the day to test that out. See if you can sell your Thing for MORE or […]

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thing #25 – Pick a product and plan

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Pick a product and plan Make a plan today–a 5-minute sit down with a cup of tea, or take some more time out and plan in detail. Pick ONE of your products or services today and make a plan for it. What are you going to do with this product or service next? Things to […]

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thing #24 – Send a text

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Send a text This one you can do right away! (providing your phone is charged, of course!) Either a one-off text, or a group text that you can send to a few people at once, or spend five minutes looking through your phone contacts and send a few messages. Share an idea, say “Hello”, catch […]

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thing #23 – Interview a client

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Interview a client Today I’d like you to interview a client–using video conferencing online (or sit in front of a camera or audio recorder). Set up a session with a recent or current client. We use Zoom but Skype will work fine too. Both are free to record on. It’s a talking case study we’re […]

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thing #22 – Who do you know who?

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Who do you know who? Who do you know who… might need your Thing? Call, write, contact, message some people who you can ask the question of “Who do you know who?”–this is asking for referrals. This is a question you can use to prompt for referrals. Most people who know you and know your […]

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thing #21 – Get stickier

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Get stickier This is about how ‘sticky’ your message and how well your Thing ‘sticks’ in people’s heads–it’s about being more memorable. They way you do this is add in sticky details like data, names, interesting things that happened. Numbers, stats and results are great for this–if you ever think “That’s extra detail we don’t […]

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thing #20 – A new story

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A new story

A new story Add a new chapter or paragraph to your story. You already have the story of why your Thing is your Thing, how it got to be your Thing, what the elements are that make up your Thing. But you’ve moved on! More has happened, so it’s time to add in the next […]

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thing #19 – Pop something in the post

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Pop something in the post

Pop something in the post Really simple one today–pop something in the post. Perhaps a thank you note, an article, a gift, a sample of your Thing, anything! Send something to someone you know who will appreciate it. Perhaps a past client, a supplier, a prospect, or simply a friend who can share your Thing. […]

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thing #18 – Have a sale

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Have a sale

Have a sale Today I simply want you to have a sale–make up an offer, repeat a deal you’ve done before, create a new ‘bundle’ or, if you need to, come up with something on the spot and sell it! Don’t overthink, sell something you already sell–change the price, add in extras, offer a set […]

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