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PROFIT With A Plan

Marcia Riner - Business Growth Strategist

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Marcia & her guests share business growth ideas so that you can create strategies that increase your profits, drives your growth, and plan for your future exit. Because a business work selling is also a business worth owning™️ Our informative topics cover areas around management, leadership, team building, marketing, sales, & pre-exit planning. Join us each Tuesday for a half-hour conversation that is sure to give you a couple of ideas that you can add to your business right now. You can als ...
 
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Marcia talks with business scaling stratologist, Dr. Theresa Ashby about how we must meet our customer's needs by having digital products that they can use. Whether it is an onboarding document that they can fill out before the appointment to courses, surveys, FAQs, how-to videos, and more. All businesses from plumbers to dentists should be adding …
 
Marcia talks with text expert and CEO of LeadFerno, Aaron Weiche how to communicate with your prospects and customers in the most convenient and natural method via text messaging. Aaron explains that many will read and respond to a text message on the phone in their hand yet rarely open or reply to an email. It's a way to communicate briefly and en…
 
Marcia talks with author, podcaster, speaker & buy/sell expert David C Barnett about what to expect when selling your company also from the angle of the buyer's side. David explains important factors that sellers need to have in place so that buyers don't look for discounts. And buyers are always looking for ways to discount the price. You don't ne…
 
Marcia brings contrarian financial planner, Barry S Rutten, back to continue the financial conversation for business owners. Barry and I discuss ways that business owners can plan for retirement. There are many strategies that are available to businesses beyond the traditional ideas that corporate employees are used to. Business owners need more op…
 
Today's Guest: Melissa Reaves Melissa Reaves is a Seattle-based executive storytelling mentor; she helps leaders shine by utilizing the power of professional storytelling skills that she uses on stages across the world. She has a new book coming out entitled How to Tell Great Stories in Business, and pre-sales are going to happen in August. From th…
 
Marcia talks with partnership Attorney, Tamara Pow about ways to create successful partnerships and plan for a lasting business marriage. There are many ways that can sabotage a once great relationship and a few key ways to make it truly successful. Tamara has seen too many failures and helps her clients to build fair arrangements that grow with th…
 
Today's Guest: Brigette Sobus Brigette had a crash course in business when she took over a struggling salon in 2005 and transformed it into a top-ranking salon, increasing revenue by over 30% annually for the first three years. She achieved a spot in the prestigious ranks of a salon today Magazine's Top 200 salons for best practices in North Americ…
 
Marcia talks with a creative business mind, Chelsey Roney of Proxi.co, a collaborative map-sharing program about how easy it is to share your favorite locations on a map. It's also a great way to get your business some additional exposure and SEO. Chelsey's free collaborative map-sharing app is @ Proxi.co ================= Join Marcia on her FREE t…
 
Today's Guest: Lubna Forzley Lubna Forzley is a purpose coach and works with executives, entrepreneurs, and leaders who want to create goals aligned with their purpose. She has worked for more than 20 years in leadership and consulting roles with blue-chip international organizations and across various industries, including E-commerce and Human Dev…
 
Marcia talks with public relations expert, Max Muir about how we can control the narrative that our prospective customers are viewing about us. We can showcase our best side and warm our viewers up before they even speak with us by getting published in major publications & sites. Max proves how it happened to his small firm and elevated them to exp…
 
Today's Guest: Lisa Williams Lisa is a recovered corporate executive who woke up one morning and realized she couldn't remember the last time she had learned something new. So she started the mission of Lisa Williams company to create a tribe of seven-figure givers through her wealth education and business matchmaking practice. Lisa teaches people …
 
Marcia talks with a marketer, author, & WSJ cartoonist, Stu Heinecke about how finding a weed growing on the Santa Monica freeway lead to his idea to grow businesses by using the same determination, tenacity, & survival that weeds use. Stu shares great stories that we can use to grow our own businesses. Stu is offering some great resources & the fi…
 
Marcia helps professional service firm owners optimize their business, drive growth, and prepare for an eventual sale. She works with her clients to create a roadmap to improve, scale, and maximize the value of their company. Marcia is from a family of business owners, and has run three successful businesses. She has been guiding people and small b…
 
Marcia talks with sales expert, Drew Williams about how to have more success by using a sales playbook. Sales are the most important part of every business, with a playbook, your sales metrics will improve. Drew explains that the entire process should be mapped out from lead to close and from delivery to follow-up. There are two primary reasons to …
 
Marcia talks with Certified Financial Planner, Barry S. Rutten of Wealth Defense about the risks that most businesses face. In today's podcast, Barry brings to light the challenges that we may not have thought of in running our business. He also shares ways to avoid, offset, and transfer those risks in ways that could save thousands to millions of …
 
Marcia talks with business and life strategic coach Julie DeLucca-Collins about how to review the past 6 months and strengthen your plan for the remainder of the year. Julie gives several examples of how to go about it so that you can have a great year. She has some checklists to assist your review and planning process on her website: www,goconfide…
 
Today's Guest: Leisa Reid Leisa is the founder of Get Speaking Gigs Now and the OC Speakers Network. Leisa mentors professionals who want to monetize their speaking efforts. As a speaker herself, Leisa has booked and delivered well over 600 speaking engagements; she is the author of Get Speaking Gigs Now: Learn the Secrets of Booking 500 Plus Speak…
 
Marcia talks with eCommerce expert & coach Matt Edmundson about why every business should have a digital option for their customers to buy & interact with us. He also shares some great ideas that can be added simply for deeper customer engagement and meeting them where & how they want to buy. Connect with Matt @ www.MattEdmundson.com ==============…
 
Today's Guest: Julie Keyes Julie Keyes is the founder and owner of KeyeStrategies. KeyeStrategies is an advisory firm for entrepreneurs looking to grow and improve their business while also providing Exit Planning and transition services for companies between five and 30 million in revenue. Julie's mission is to help business owners increase enterp…
 
Marcia talks with communications expert, Jacqueline Hawk about how to get better results when asking for what you want. Whether it's more money, a request, a new client, or even in our personal lives, communicating your request with confidence is the way to get the yes you desire. Jacqueline has gone from corporate to consultant and is helping top …
 
Today's Guest: Michelle Perchuk Michelle Perchuk is a certified career and business progression coach and the founder of MTV coaching. This company works with professionals across all industries and fields to help them achieve their career aspirations. She is the creator of the innovative course called DaVinci career coach, which guides and teaches…
 
Marcia talks with CPA and tax credit expert, Yuko Tsuchida about how business owners can obtain a variety of tax credits and incentives to grow their business. She explains how to credits and incentives work. Yuko also explains how important it is to have someone who focuses on these types of tax programs on your side. She says tax planning should …
 
Today's Guest: Dr. Carrie Johansson Dr. Carrie takes 20 years of experience as a psychologist and is now bringing her information away from the couch and into the larger world. She focuses on helping people work through reality and figure out their next best move by teaching people how to increase their mental flexibility. From this episode: "Witho…
 
Marcia talks with small business scaling expert, Leslie Hassler about the differences and timing between growing vs scaling. Leslie believes growth is constant and that you must prepare for it. Growing may need resources and have a slower return on that investment. Scaling is needed to support the growth and will often see faster rewards. Both grow…
 
Today's Guest: Diana Sabatino Diana's career began in sales for a fortune 100 and over 13 years grew to Director of Training and sales development. In 1997. Diana established her own consulting and training company as an independent consultant. She spent eight years serving international and domestic clients in sales, leadership, and performance ma…
 
Today's Guest: Ron Imbach Ron is the president of the Center for Business Innovation and the executive director of the International Association of US government contractors, he and his business partner, Chip Ellis lead a talented team. They provide coaching, consulting, and training to small businesses that want to thrive with federal contracts. R…
 
Marcia talks with researching expert Sean Campbell about the importance of doing business research. Sean shares ideas and ways to gather research. There is so much data that can be gathered about our market, business, potential, and existing customers that increase the success of the business. Gathering data improves marketing, retention, costs, an…
 
Marcia talks with author, podcaster, speaker & referral expert Stacey Brown Randall about how businesses can grow using referrals. For many, asking for referrals is awkward for both parties. Stacey teaches you can create great relationships with referral partners and customers that make it simple to get them and to multiply them by the dozens. It's…
 
Today's Guest: Jennifer Crawford Jennifer is a delegation expert who is on a mission to help women business owners build wealth and create freedom by doing less. She is fulfilling this mission every day as the co-founder of Sparent, a virtual assistant and staffing agency powered by a talent pool of stay-at-home moms. From this episode: "I love the…
 
Marcia talks with operations expert Anne Hill about how to grow businesses by leveraging systems and people. When the owner is too involved in the daily operations of the business, it becomes a bottleneck. She encourages self-sufficiency and trust in your team to make decisions without you. Whether it is the first hire or the 100th, setting expecta…
 
Marcia talks with SEO Optimizing Expert Brandon Leibowitz about how to get free advertising. He shares ways to reach more potential customers by using keywords to get Google and other search engines to find your site. Brandon also shares the dos & don'ts on creating backlinks for additional search ranking. Brandon has a gift for listeners at https:…
 
Today's Guest- Bruce Werner He is the managing director of Kona Advisors, which provides advisory services to owners and investors of private and family-owned companies. Bruce writes and speaks on boardroom issues of concern to private and family businesses. He serves as the chairman of the director development and referral program for the private …
 
Marcia talks with Author, Director, & Chairman Lewis Schiff about scaling companies. His programs Birthing of Giants and Moonshots & Moneymakers help businesses grow exponentially. They are using innovative ideas & technology to grow. Leveraging the big ideas for your small business to grow quickly. Lewis has several great programs and lots of ways…
 
Marcia talks with clarity coach Meredith Vaish about the value of taking a pause in your business in order to grow. Meredith explains the importance of taking time away to reset and re-engage. It's not always the mind that works through the problems but the energy and subconscious mind that needs the time to be creative. Meredith has a lot of resou…
 
Marcia talks with Metaverse expert Kate Hancock about doing business in the Metaverse. Kate suggests that we meet our customers in a place that they like to be. Stores and businesses are popping up everywhere and giving the customer a virtual reality experience like no other. This can really separate you from your competition. Virtual meeting space…
 
Marcia talks with sales expert Steve Johnson about strategies to improve your sales process. Steve believes that sales is a process. The sale occurs when 3 items are in place; grab their attention, the value is greater than the cost, and they trust you. Also, take the time from the beginning and bring your client up to speed so they have the time a…
 
Marcia talks with business transition sherpa & M&A advisor, Laurie Barkman about transition planning. There are many reasons to start planning as early as today. Laurie uses the Value Builder system to analyze gaps & improve the value of your company so that you can be better prepared for a transition as well as get the biggest price in return.Laur…
 
Marcia talks with author, innovator, & entrepreneur, Bob Berry of It's the User about our user's experience when working with us. So many businesses forget to test the usability of their site, products, or service losing potential customers as they fall through the cracks. These are costly losses that can easily be avoided. Bob has some great resou…
 
Today's Guest: Meredith Yinger "I Co-Founded She TV Media to carve out a space for untold stories and underrepresented voices in filmmaking. I am a Jane of all trades in production and storytelling. I often combine my favorite things - documentaries and guacamole - into one." From the Episode: "There's always a moment for laughter. You can be a ser…
 
Marcia talks with author, entrepreneur, & consultant, Philippe Bouissou about his new paradigm to grow any business, Aligning The Dots. He believes that for any business to truly grow they must have alignment with their customers in all 4 of its axes; pain, perception, purchase & gain. We must align with our customers or we will never achieve succe…
 
Today's Guest: Terilee Harrison Terilee Harrison is an International Speaker, six-time author, Facilitator and Entrepreneur. She is the Director of WIPublishing, a Division of Women Ignite International. An expert in business networking and relationship marketing, Terilee has worked with thousands of entrepreneurs at TEAM Referral Network in Southe…
 
Marcia talks with Author, Podcaster, & Marketing Expert, Nikki Nash about the science of a marketing plan. Nikki discusses ways to maximize your marketing efforts by sticking to a marketing plan. Consistency is the magic and she believes that by using science and testing, your marketing will succeed. BONUS Section at the end!!! Nikki loves to conne…
 
Marcia talks with CPA & Financial Strategist Melissa Houston about how following your key numbers can drive your profits. Running your business off of a detailed financial plan gives you the guidance you need to make decisions. This plan will allow you to drive towards the goals you desire. The results are in the numbers. Melissa has a great 5 step…
 
Today's Guest: Wendy Ryan Wendy Ryan (she/her/hers), MHROD, is the CEO of Kadabra. With over 25 years of combined experience in human resources, organizational development, non-profit leadership and executive coaching Wendy has partnered with hundreds of individuals and organizations throughout the U.S. helping front-line through C-suite leaders an…
 
Marcia talks with credit & debt Attorney Jen Lee about the traps & benefits of business credit. The traps can truly affect your profitability. The benefits cut costs & open the doors to many opportunities. She also shared the facts that almost everyone has or has had credit challenges & to stop hiding from it. Credit can be fixed easier if you ask …
 
Today's Guest: Jeanette Martin Many, many times I started my day with a ‘what if I do this’ or ‘what if I did that’ or ‘what if this happens’ or ‘what if, what if, what if??’ This began my day with the feeling of I am going to allow outside forces to control my journey. Places me stuck is someone else’s rut! How about spinning that around and ask y…
 
Marcia talks with money & energy master, Susan Glusica about how we unknowingly limit our profits. We can master our money by turning up our energy awareness. Susan brings a lot of make sense ideas with just a little 'woo' to bring financial abundance into our life & business. Susan has her theories, books, & training on her site @ www.SusanGlusica…
 
Marcia talks with peak performance coach, author, & CEO Colleen Biggs about simple ways to add more profits to your business. She shares several ways that ANY business use to provide additional passive income to their current business. Colleen has books, training, & value plus a network of business ladies at Leadupforwomen.com and her site colleenb…
 
Today's Guest: SARAH OLEA Los Angeles born and raised, Sarah Olea has an unparalleled history of successful marketing and public relation campaigns. Under the direction of Sarah Olea, the careers of an amalgam of clients have been ignited; from artists, authors, and magazine publishers, to medical professionals and athletes. Out of the office, you …
 
Marcia talks with the CEO of Sales Flare Jeroen Corthout on how the right CRM can simplify your sales follow-up. It's hard enough to get the lead, now with Sales Flare's automation and integration, leads will not fall through the cracks. Jeroen built the CRM out of necessity and we small business owners can use it too at a fraction of the costs of …
 
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