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The BS-Free Service Business Show

The BS-Free Service Business show takes you behind-the-scenes of running a business as a freelancer, creative or agency with a focus on fluff-free lessons to help you grow your own business and get paid. If you work with clients and want to create a simple AND sustainable service business, you're in the right place. The show is hosted by Scoop Studios' Maggie Patterson. You can learn more about the podcast and Small Business Boss at http://www.smallbusinessboss.co and get access to all of our shows at http://www.smallbusinessboss.co/podcast.
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Now displaying: March, 2021
Mar 29, 2021

As a services business owner, have you ever felt overwhelmed trying to figure out what exactly to offer your clients?

Part of that struggle often stems from the world of online business and the revolving door of what’s trending. Some years flat-rate pricing is all the rage, other years it seems like everyone’s preaching the benefits of the VIP day model.

How do you wade through the trends and figure out what *really* makes the most sense for you AND your clients? 

In this episode, we’re exploring how to design your services so you provide the right offer for you and your clients.

Get the inside scoop right here: smallbusinessboss.co/client-offers

Mar 22, 2021

Hands up if you love a great story! 

As an avid reader and a professional writer, I’ve always been fascinated by stories. And while storytelling hasn’t been a topic that I’ve tackled in a while, it hasn’t escaped my notice that the online business world continues to be besieged by an approach to storytelling that’s a weird combination of super basic and ultra toxic.

What’s the alternative? How do you tell your stories in a way that isn’t the same old canned, repetitive trope, or worst yet serving up drama and trauma?

In this episode, I’m talking about how we need to think differently about how we use storytelling in our business and focus on an approach that’s based on being respectful and responsible.

Get the inside scoop right here:

smallbusinessboss.co/storytelling-for-business

Mar 16, 2021

The business as usual of online business is broken. But what are the alternatives?

Breaking-Free of the Status Quo of Online Business will help you take a trust-driven approach to your marketing, sales and service as a coach, consultant, creative or creator. (That’s right this isn’t just for service businesses, but don’t worry, you’re still my fave!)

In this free training we'll explore: 

- The current state of online business when it comes to sales, marketing, and service. (And why you need to run the other way!) 

- An alternative approach where you bake trust into everything you do in your business.

- Specific examples of how to put this into action in your business.

Sign up now at: smallbusinessboss.co/trusted

Mar 15, 2021

You’ve got a strategy for marketing and sales — but do you have a strategy for what happens after someone actually becomes your client?

Let’s face it: Clients are the lifeblood of your business. So ensuring their experience is outstanding is one of the best ways to create loyal, repeat customers who’ll help bring more clients to your door. 

In this episode we’re looking at how to create a client experience based on trust, and all the things your clients wish you really knew.

Get the inside scoop right here:

smallbusinessboss.co/client-experience

Mar 8, 2021

When you hear the word “selling” what’s your gut reaction?

Unsure? Scared? Like you suck? Or that you could be doing much better?

The reality is that for many of us, the entire concept selling has a lot of baggage attached to it. But we can’t get away from the fact that if we want a sustainable business, selling is part of the deal.

How do we move past the nasty and negative style of sales in done in online business and do it in a way that doesn’t feel sleazy or predatory? 

In this episode we’re breaking down how to sell your services without being sleazy, and digging into everything that’s made you doubt or question your approach to sales.

Get the inside scoop right here:

https://smallbusinessboss.co/sell-your-services

Mar 1, 2021

Picture it: Somewhere in the world, March 2021.

You’ve gotten yet ANOTHER sleazy email from some bro marketer trying to sell you their newest product or service, and the email is hitting you hard in all your weak spots. 

And in all the thoughts running through your head, at some point you think, “well at least I don’t do anything like that with my marketing”.

However, if you work online, you’ve very likely had bro marketing baked into what you’re doing — even if that was never your intention. 

So how do you know for sure?

In this episode, I’m talking about how to de-bro your marketing, and you may be surprised at how simple this can really be.

Get the inside scoop right here: https://smallbusinessboss.co/marketing-basics/

 

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