7 Retail Friendly Lead Magnet Ideas

Retail Friendly Lead Magnets

A lead magnet is a very well known term in the online marketing space, but they can also be a very efficient retail marketing strategy. That’s why I’m sharing these 7 retail friendly lead magnets you can use to grow your email list. Why Lead Magnets? The ultimate purpose of your lead magnet is to attract leads – or customers … Read More

2 Important Customer Types in Retail

2 important customer types in retail

There are 2 important customer types in retail that you should pay attention to the most. Because once you understand these two customer types, you’ll be able to execute marketing, store events and promotions that serve each type the best – which leads to more sales and profit for you. When I share these two types with store owners, I … Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Do a Storewide Sale!

storewide sale

When cash is tight it’s easy to fall into the trap of running a storewide sale. After all, what would attract customers more than “Everything is 20% off!”, right? I’m here to tell you… DON’T DO IT!!! This plan will backfire on you! Why You Shouldn’t do a Storewide Sale When you run a storewide (or sitewide) sale, you actually … Read More

My Top Tip to Increase Sales

top tip to increase sales

When I shared my top tip to increase sales and traffic immediately with a client, she acted as if I had told her a 4 letter word 😳. I assure you I didn’t. But her reaction is not uncommon! I’m sharing our conversation so that you can see why it’s a flawed perspective. I’m sharing it because it wasn’t the … Read More

How Do I Get New Customers?

Get New Customers

How do I get new customers? This is probably the question I get asked the MOST. Of course, the purpose of your marketing strategy and all the time, sweat and money you put into it – is ultimately to get new customers so you can increase sales. Getting new customers is actually the last step in our Sales Breakthrough System, … Read More

How Do I Improve My Sales Skills?

improve your sales skills

If you’re like most store owners I work with, you might have asked “how do I improve my sales skills?”. Because most shop owners didn’t open their retail store because they LOVE selling, or are really great sales people. They opened their store because they have a passion. It might be a passion for a particular product that they want … Read More

Retail Tip: Go Big or Go Home!

retail tip: go big or go home

Here’s a retail tip for you: GO BIG or GO HOME! It’s my retail mantra! Actually it’s my life mantra too. Usually associated with NCAA basketball time and March Madness, it also accurately describes entrepreneurial life… All these teams get ONE shot. If they lose – they go home. If they go big, they advance. For you, to advance means … Read More

How to Merchandise for Profit

I’m sure you’ve heard the term “captive audience” before, but have you ever considered when and where you might have a captive audience in your store?One of the best opportunities to grow your sales is when a customer is either making a purchase (in the process of checking out), or waiting in line. When they’ve entered your point of sale … Read More

Clearance Sale Tip: Dollar Tables

Clearance Sale Tips: Dollar Tables

What if I told you that I have a foolproof clearance sale tip for you? A way for your customers to say “Take my money!”?  Retailers are always amazed that one small tweak can make a huge difference to the bottom line, but that’s what sooo exciting about when the science of consumer psychology comes together with your marketing, merchandising … Read More

Avoid This Checkout Mistake – Markdowns vs. Discounts

You can avoid this checkout mistake! I’m talking about the definition of markdowns vs discounts. To your customer, there really is no difference between a markdown and a discount – they both mean a reduced price.  But for a Revolutionary Retailer like you, there is a subtle, but important difference, and if you don’t know it – you might be … Read More