How business owners can overcome their most common obstacles?

September 1, 2021
Being a business owners is typically a lot less glamorous than people think. You need to be a driver, director, marketer, salesman, assistant, janitor, book-keeper, designer, leader, etc. And it can be very exhausting doing all of those things! To help you better organize your professional life, we'll take a look at some of the most common questions that our coaching clients have asked us. 

This blog post is part of the 100 videos that Mari-Liis Vaher, the founder & CEO of Powerful Marketers, has created on her journey to launching a podcast for marketers and business leaders. On her pre-launch journey she posts a short video every day for 100 days in a row inside the Powerful Marketers Community

Here is the overview of the eigth week:

See the recap of the first week HERE, second week HERE, third week HERE, fourth week HERE, fifth week HERE, sixth week HERE and seventh week HERE.

what is powerful marketers all about?

The Powerful Marketer Program is designed to help overwhelmed business owners to cover marketing gaps & drive their performance. Watch the video to learn about the simple framework with five phases that we use to empower business leaders personally and professionally.

how to raise your prices as a service provider?

If you want to raise your prices, consider the following:

💰 Do some market research.

💰 Keep in mind the value that you are delivering.

💰 Position yourself clearly.

💰 Be confident in asking what your know-how is worth!

how to overcome difficult situations as a marketer?

Every marketer faces situations where negotiations get difficult and frustrating. Watch the video to find out what are the 3 keys to success in any negotiation. 

❗ And remember: it is possible to change people's ideas and attitudes, but it is very difficult to change their beliefs. 

how to manage your tasks and time?

If you want to increase your effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity, you need to take time-management (which means self-management!) seriously. 

Watch this video with some very helpful and practical tips that you can start using right now!

how to plan your days and weeks most efficiently?

If you feel like a hamster in a wheel, putting out fires all day long and not really accomplising your goals, then this video is for you! Find out more about how to use the Eisenhower Matrix.

❗ Ask yourself: Do you manage your days or do your days manage you? 

what are the top reasons for not doing any marketing?

❌ No money?

❌ No time?

❌ No skills?

❌ No need?

Watch the video with some practical tips on how to make your marketing work if you are stuck with one of these obstacles! 

How to manage multiple roles in your business?

1️⃣ Start managing yourself or find an assistant who can do that for you.

2️⃣ Handle interruptions and learn how to say no.

3️⃣ Be honest about when you can deal with this issue.

4️⃣ Don't multitask.

5️⃣ Try to find balance mentally.

Make sure to join the Powerful Marketers Community on Facebook to follow Mari-Liis along on her podcast launch journey! She will be posting new videos every day at 3 pm Central European Time and on every Wednesday, she will go LIVE – feel free to join the discussion!

Please share this blog post with everyone who works as a marketer at any level - it might be someone who just started to learn about it or someone who has worked for decades in marketing. The topics we cover here are timeless and we would really appreciate your help in building this unique podcast for marketers!


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