Hits or Visitors – Know the TRUTH About Your Website Traffic

One thing I hear all the time from website owners…..”I get 30,000 hits a month on my website” (not always the same number, but you get my meaning). When I ask them how many visitors they are getting, they reply with the same number. WRONG!!!! There is a BIG difference between “hits and visitors.” A […]

Successful Website Model

In last week’s blog I wrote about being the recipient of the W.S Berger Award for outstanding contributions to the art of ventriloquism along with my partner Dan Willinger. We received this award for our website Ventriloquist Central. Being honored in this way is a great honor to say the least. However, there’s more to […]

Ventriloquism Award

Last week was the Vent Haven ConVENTion at the Cincinnati Airport Marriott Hotel, Hebron, KY. Unfortunately due to some unforeseen issues, I was unable to attend. It was six years ago at the ConVENTion that I met my partner Dan Willinger and we came up with the idea for a website for ventriloquists we call […]

The Number One Tip I Tell My Clients

Every business wants more traffic to their website. The idea being that the more traffic you have to your website, the potential for getting more business. Simple right? Of course, how do you get more traffic? There are many ways and some get into the “techie” arena, however, the number one strategy I tell my […]

Not There Yet, Fake it, Till You Make It

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” — Milton Berle In today’s economic climate, it’s easy to be seduced into the negative thinking that is being bombarded everywhere. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. What you believe creates your results both past and present. If your currently believe ideas that do not support […]

Use Your Business Cards

I have to admit, this is one of my pet peeves, the lack of using business cards. Too many times I’ve asked someone for a business card and hear “I don’t have one on me…..or they are out in my car” or some other lame excuse. ALWAYS carry business cards, EVEN if you’re not “working.” […]

Ventriloquism, For Fun and Profit

Today I thought I would lighten the mood of today’s blog and write about ventriloquism. I got interested in ventriloquism at the age of 14. It was actually one of my younger brothers who saw the ad in a comic book about throwing your voice and sent in the quarter to get the booklet. Even […]

Are You Putting Up Obstacles For Your Customers?

Are you making it easy for your customers to buy from you? Or, are you putting up obstacles so it’s difficult and hard to buy your products or services? Last week’s blog posts I wrote about “making it easier for your customers to buy” (Click here to see post ). Today, I wanted to continue […]

Make It Easy For Your Customers To Buy

  One of the things that I talk about all the time to my coaching clients is the concept of “making it easy for your customers to buy.” On the surface you would think this is a no brainer, however, for some this can be a little difficult to fully understand. Depending on your business, […]

Seize the Opportunities

In your day to day life, there are many opportunities. But are you taking advantage of all of them? Or, do you have blinders on and can’t see the opportunities when they present themselves? You’ve heard it before….”Opportunities are everywhere.” What you have to do is to be able to recognize the opportunity when it […]