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Alicia M. Forest. MBA, 6-Figure Business Breakthrough Mentor, teaches coaches, consultants, online entrepreneurs and solo pros the 6 steps to marketing their business to 6 figures FAST.
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As I'm wrapping up a slew of private retreats with my clients this month, it's become clear that it's time for me to get focused on practicing what I've been preaching - or more specifically, to put myself through the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
One of the things I've been working on for several years is cleaning up my money issues. That includes everything from thinking I have to work really hard to make a lot of money, to taking care of old debt,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
I was one of those online business owners who was hesitant to add an affiliate program to my business-building efforts. But once my clients and customers starting asking me if I had one that they could join, I knew it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
Have things slowed down for your business now that the warmer months are upon us and people are on vacation or otherwise taking a break from their usual routines? Use this downtime to focus on getting your business ready to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
Have you been thinking about offering a teleseminar, webinar, or live workshop, because you know that it will increase your list numbers, showcase you as an expert, bring you new clients and customers, and be just plain fun, but you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
If you publish an ezine regularly, inevitably there are times when you get stuck and can't quite come up with the perfect article for your issue. Sometimes just taking a break and coming back later will give you a fresh... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
If you're anything like me, you start looking forward to summer as soon as the calendar flips to a new year. Take advantage of summer's slower pace and people's more casual attitudes and plan to not only take time off... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
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... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
At least once a week, a client will ask me what they should charge for an offer they're making. And as much as we both like to think that I have the magic number for them, I don't. At least... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
If you're adding multiple streams to your service-based business model, where you're moving away from 1:1 services to adding more ways of generating revenue, here are 8 easy ways to accelerate your timeline to success and cash flow. 1. Put... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
Reading Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's "Delivering Happiness" book was like reading a novel and a business book at the same time. It was so engaging that I read the entire 250+ page paperback in one sitting. Here are my favorite... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
Even though I've had a 6-figure business for a few years now, it still amazes me how easy it was to create and how it's been even easier to grow. And it's why I'm so passionate about helping other women... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
Are you frustrated by a business model that's not working? If your answer is yes, you're not alone. One of the biggest frustrations I've seen lately is that many of you are trying to fit a square peg into a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
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?" If you've got a business online,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
"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. Besides boring... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
If you're reading this ezine, it's likely that you've participated in a teleseminar, whether it be mine or one of my colleagues. You've probably been on some that have been very good, where you got tons of really valuable information.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
While I had many shifts, ideas, pauses for thought, and lightbulb moments while attending Andrea Lee's Wealthy Thought Leader event, I wanted to share with you three of the a-ha's I had during the event's three days. 1. I already... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
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Mar 15, 2010
"You either have excuses or you have results. Which one do you have today?" This was a tweet recently posted by a former Platinum client of mine, Liz Dennery Marks, owner of and Dennery Marks Inc., a very successful... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
As your business grows, and your client and customer base increases, you'll likely be tested on the strength of your boundaries and the parameters of how you operate your business on every level. I wanted to share some of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
Are you working too hard in your business? If you're an entrepreneur, you probably are, especially if you're in the early stages of your business building. And you're not alone. Here's an example from my own client files: I was... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
As I'm wrapping up a slew of private retreats with clients this month, it's become clear that it's time for me to get focused on practicing what I've been preaching - or more specficially, to put myself through the same... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
One of the best pieces of advice I've ever gotten about writing sales pages is to think about them in terms of having a conversation with someone. Whether you have a tiny list or thousands of people on it, you... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
I've been coaching my Platinum clients on ways to build their list a lot lately because they understand that the more you increase your list, the more you increase your in^come. There are many ways to build your list, with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2010 at Alicia's Plog
As I've been coaching clients lately who are eager to move away from the exhausting 3 or 4 calls a month model of coaching their own clients, but are still working out the details of how to move smoothly over... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2010 at Alicia's Plog