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In January, on this list, a month-long course was advertised called,
"Get Clients Now!". I investigated since I knew myself to be
floundering in the marketing effort and discovered that the course is
based on a book, which I bought. Turns out the C.J. Hayden, the
author, has put together a very smart., deceptively simple 28 day
program for doing your marketing. I decided to do the program without
paying for a course.
I have just completed it and I'm ready do it again. I found that it
structured my day, forced me to make those cold calls, (Yes Bruce it
does work.) got me moving in a forward direction and gave me a sense
of accomplishment. I have many more potential jobs out there than 28
days ago, and many, many more know that I'm interested in working.
The program can be repeated, since basically it offers a way to
structure the marketing effort, but each person is entirely
responsible for the content, i.e., goals, strategies, actions etc.
The author suggests having a support group for adding a dimension of
accountability, perspective and support. I'd like to try it. So since
I learned about the book from the list, maybe the support group
should also come from the list?
If you are interested, get in touch with me off list, then read Part
One of the book, and then tell me again that you are interested. I
think an email support group can be 4 people max or I will spend more
of my time doing coaching than doing my marketing. (Coaching is an
easy thing for me.) I plan to start my second 28 day program next
Monday to give time for two to four of you to join me.
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