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Introvert Marketing Monsters Academy

Introvert Marketing Monsters Academy

By Kim Gray | Introvert Marketing Coach
This podcast is ideal for Introvert Coaches, Consultants, and Virtual Assistants. During our weekly episodes, I will introduce you to my Marketing Monsters along with articles around the mindset of an Introvert and how to overcome them. Learn more about the Introvert Marketing Monsters Academy at : myfirstcoachingclient.com and click on Marketing Monster Academy.
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Ep 29 | 8 Strategies Introverts Can Use to Develop a Stronger Influence
How do you develop your relationships? Do you use the same skills to develop loyalty and trust with your clients. Do your clients know that you desire a closer relationship with them? During this episode, I'll share a few attributes you can develop to strengthen your business relationships authentically. Learn more about the Marketing Monsters Academy and take the quiz at http://myfirstcoachingclient.com.
06:43
February 23, 2021
Ep 28 | 12 Ways Introverts Can Polish Up Small-Talk Skills
I know that small talk isn't what we enjoy, but in order to make new friends in your business, you will need to learn how to connect with others through small talk. In this episode, I share some fun and easy ways to strike up conversations and make the most of online or in-person networking events. Learn more about the Marketing Monsters Academy and take the Marketing Monsters quiz at http://myfirstcoachingclient.com.
07:24
February 16, 2021
Ep 27 | 8 Strategies for Making and Keeping Clients
Making clients friends isn't always easy, but it doesn't have to be difficult either. Nearly everyone could use a few more clients, right? This is a big thing to have in common with others. With a little trial and error, your social life can take a turn for the better as you apply some simple steps to your relationship building toolkit. In this episode, I'll share 8 ways you can enhance how you make clients friends and develop meaningful relationships with them.  Learn more about The Marketing Monsters Academy, take the Monster quiz, and reserve your seat for our next virtual workshop at https://myfirstcoachingclient.com.
07:10
February 9, 2021
Ep 26 | 7 Strategies That Build and Maintain Meaningful Relationships
Relationships can be challenging. The quality of our relationships has a big influence on the quality of our lives. Think of a relationship like a living organism. They require attention and energy to thrive. When relationships are ignored, they degrade and wither away. How many clients have drifted away from you over the years? In this episode, I'll share 7 strategies you probably already use in your everyday life to maintain relationships and challenge you to use them with your client relationships. Learn more about The Marketing Monsters Academy and register for this month's virtual workshop at https://myfirstcoachingclient.com
07:03
February 2, 2021
Ep 25 | 6 Ways to Make Time for You
Each day has its own set of circumstances, challenges, and opportunities. Do you push yourself to be all that you can be? In the midst of doing it all, do you remember to take time for yourself? During this episode we'll discuss how spending time on YOU is critical in so many ways. And, when try just one of the suggestions I've shared, you will recapture the zeal and energy you need to thrive each day.  Learn more about the Marketing Monsters Academy at http://myfirstcoachingclient.com
06:58
January 26, 2021
Ep 24 | 7 Ways an Introvert Can Work a Room without Feeling Nervous
Maybe you feel confident tweaking your online profiles and making online connections but get sweaty when you think about meeting your connections face to face; especially in large settings. With a little advance planning and positive thinking, you can be just as poised and confident at networking events as you are behind your computer screen. In this episode, I'll share seven steps to take BEFORE your next networking event. I use them on a regular basis and hope you find them valuable too.  Learn more about the Marketing Monsters Academy at http://myfirstcoachingclient.com.
06:14
January 19, 2021
Ep 23 | Introverts Recharge by Being Alone -- Blessing or a Curse?
How do you recharge at the end of a day? How do you find space to recharge when you go to networking events? How vital is it to your business health that you find ways to recharge? During this episode, I'll share a few scenarios that have drained me but how I took charge and regained my energy. May you walk away with some ideas that you can implement right away!  Feel free to learn more about the Marketing Monster Academy at http://myfirstcoachingclient.com
05:49
January 12, 2021
Ep 22 | Six Practical Solutions to Combat Your Doubts and Fears
Opening the doors of a virtual business can be scary.  Most of your marketing activities will be online, making you feel invisible. However, you can overcome the doubts and fears many introverts face by applying some of the solutions I share in this episode. Join me as I reveal the top 6 doubts and fears introvert entrepreneurs face along with my practical suggestions. You can also learn more about the Marketing Monsters Academy at http://myfirstcoachingclient.com.
06:36
January 5, 2021
Ep 21 | Meet Marketing Monster Renny : Procrastinator
Procrastination can be a result of perfectionism, wanting things to be just so before launching. And, until it's perfect then it's not fit for human eyes. Well, procrastination can also result in losing business to your competition. Why not launch what you have and make edits as you go along, testing it out on clients. During this episode, I'll share my Marketing Monster Renny and his voices of doubt and fear. Then I'll share a few tips you can use to kick your procrastination monster to the curb. Is Renny your Marketing Monster? Click here to take the Marketing Monster Quiz and find out!   Is Your Marketing Driving You to Success? If not, click here to attend our next "Marketing Your Way to the Money" virtual workshop.   Most importantly, click here to learn more about the Introvert Marketing Monsters Academy.
05:50
December 29, 2020
Ep 20 | Meet Marketing Monster Gerke : Influencer
One of the best ways to build a sustainable business is to create relationships with the right people. You want your network to also include those who would be great referral partners. During this episode, I'll introduce you to Gerke and his fears around playing bigger. I'll give him some tips on how to build meaningful relationships in a way that gets people to say YES. Is Gerke your Marketing Monster? Click here to take the Marketing Monster Quiz and find out!   Is Your Marketing Driving You to Success? If not, click here to attend our next "Marketing Your Way to the Money" virtual workshop. Most importantly, click here to learn more about the Introvert Marketing Monsters Academy.
05:58
December 22, 2020
Ep 19 | Meet Marketing Monster Faye : Uncomfortable Networking
Getting ready to walk into a room full of strangers to benefit your business can be frightening. Sometimes the anxiety around networking has to do with having confidence in our business and message. Things get easier when you have the right ammunition and support. During this episode, I'll introduce you to Faye and her networking woes plus share some simple mind shifts you can make today to increase your confidence and networking savvy. Is Faye your Marketing Monster? Click here to take the Marketing Monster Quiz and find out!   Have you defined your "Purpose" yet? If not, click here to attend our next "Discover Your Purpose" virtual workshop.   Most importantly, click here to learn more about the Introvert Marketing Monsters Academy.
05:34
December 15, 2020
Ep 18 | Meet Marketing Monster Gabby : Where Are My People
One of the biggest challenges we face in business is deciding on a target market, niche, or specialty. It is so important to know some basics about your target market in order for them to find you and you to find them. During this episode, I'll introduce you to Gabby and the fears she has about finding her people. Plus, I'll share a few tips to help you strengthen your marketing mojo in this area. Is Gabby your Marketing Monster? Click here to take the Marketing Monster Quiz and find out!   Have you defined your "Purpose" yet? If not, click here to attend our next "Discover Your Purpose" virtual workshop.   Most importantly, click here to learn more about the Introvert Marketing Monsters Academy.
05:26
December 8, 2020
Ep 17 | Meet Marketing Monster Avery: Systems and Getting Legal
When you open your doors to do business online, you should take steps to set up your business legally. Having a legal business can open doors of opportunities and increase your credibility, confidence, and business savvy. In this episode, you'll meet my Marketing Monster, Avery. I'll share Avery's voices and fears along with tips on how to kick them to the curb. Is Avery your Marketing Monster? Click here to take the Marketing Monster Quiz and find out! Have you defined your "Purpose" yet? If not, click here to attend our next "Discover Your Purpose" virtual workshop. Most importantly, click here to learn more about the Introvert Marketing Monsters Academy.
06:02
December 1, 2020
Ep 16 | Meet Monster Gabby and How to Kick Her to the Curb
In this episode, I'll be introducing you to one of my Marketing Monsters, Gabby. Gabby has an Introvert perspective around marketing which is hampering her ability to grow her business. Learn how Gabby shows up and tips to help you overcome her with key marketing strategies even Introverts can deploy. Visit my site and learn more about the Marketing Monsters Academy here: https://myfirstcoachingclient.coachesconsole.com/join-the-marketing-monster-academy.html And, if you'd like to learn which Marketing Monsters are affecting your business, take the quiz here: https://myfirstcoachingclient.coachesconsole.com/take-the-2020-marketing-monster-quiz.html
06:16
November 24, 2020
Ep 15 | 10 Advantages of Being an Introvert
Not everyone can be the life of the party or even wants to be. There are many advantages to being introverted. If you've ever wished you were more outgoing and naturally sociable, reconsider. During this episode, you'll be nodding in agreement with the top 10 advantages I'll be sharing.  Visit my site and learn more about the Marketing Monsters Academy here: https://myfirstcoachingclient.coachesconsole.com/join-the-marketing-monster-academy.html
07:03
November 17, 2020
Ep 14 | Create and Apply Your Business Standards
When you develop strong standards for your business, you will prevent clients from taking advantage of your good nature. Don't worry about being everything to everybody at the expense of your family and mental well being. In this episode, I'll share valuable tips for creating your standards and two of my deal breaker standards which you should also consider implementing.   Visit my site and learn more about the Marketing Monsters Academy here: https://myfirstcoachingclient.coachesconsole.com/join-the-marketing-monster-academy.html
05:54
November 10, 2020
Ep 13 | Getting to Know Your Clients
Everybody has the same core components to their personalities. Being armed with this knowledge will make you more effective in your work. Step into your client's shoes by thinking back to your journey. Knowing your client could be as simple as knowing YOU! In this episode, I'll be asking you to answer five questions about your journey and challenge you to apply your experience to your client search. Visit my site and learn more about the Marketing Monsters Academy here: https://myfirstcoachingclient.coachesconsole.com/join-the-marketing-monster-academy.html
05:57
November 3, 2020
Ep 12 | Measuring ROI Against Expectations
When we have monies to invest in our business, why do we limit the ROI by looking for the yield to come in a specific manner? In this episode, you'll hear about a common scenario about making a sizeable investment and how the ROI actually showed up.  Visit my site and learn more about the Marketing Monsters Academy here: https://myfirstcoachingclient.coachesconsole.com/join-the-marketing-monster-academy.html 
05:16
October 27, 2020
Ep 11 | 8 Powerful Ways Introverts Can Develop a Superpower of Influence
Our friends, coworkers, family, and the media influence us every day. Imagine if you had a superpower that allowed you to influence people to get things done. During this episode, I'm going to share eight secrets you can use to kick the "Gerke" monster to the curb. If you are a true Introvertpreneur, join my Facebook Group here.
05:41
September 29, 2020
Ep 10 | Create WOW Moments for Your Coach
Can you remember a time when a business went out of their way for you? A time that made it a memorable experience where you walked away saying, "WOW, I will absolutely be back!" During this episode, I'll be share some ways you can create WOW moments for your coach or client that will build loyalty and friendships authentically.  Visit my blog for more articles on this topic at http://myfirstcoachingclient.com
05:23
September 22, 2020
Ep 9 | 3 Ways to Plan Your VA Business Success
A virtual business is like none other because you have to get people to overcome their fears of not being able to see you. The virtual world is a new culture that has its own etiquette and rules. During this episode, I share three steps you should take as you get ready to get started in your business.  Feel free to learn more on my blog at http://myfirstcoachingclient.com
05:28
September 15, 2020
Ep 8 | Never Let Them Smell Your Fear
Virtual clients can tell when you are afraid to quote your rates or afraid to turn down an unreasonable request. The way you respond or delay in responding can give the impression of your fear. During this episode, I share a few tips and mindset shifts you can use to minimize your fear and show up in a professional way. Plus, I share some options you can adopt when the client isn't ideal.  You can learn more on my blog at http://myfirstcoachingclient.com.
04:49
September 8, 2020
Ep 7 | Become Your Best Boss First
It is truly a culture shift to move from being an employee to being a business owner. All you know is how to be an employee, so it will take effort to change your mindset and think as a business owner. During this episode, I ask you to answer 8 questions about your skills as a boss. May you become your best boss and not your worst employee! Be sure to visit my blog at http://myfirstcoachingclient.com.
05:22
September 1, 2020
Ep 6 | Getting the Work Done as a Virtual Assistant
Your business brand is probably built on quality and timeliness. Your clients depend on a high caliber of work from you as well as meeting their hectic deadlines with time to spare. What do you do if your client needs you to do work that you're not familiar with or like doing? This episode provides a few solutions to help you overcome this dilemma and kick this monster to the curb.
05:55
August 25, 2020
Ep 5 | 3 Ways to Find Where Your Market Lives, Works, and Plays
The worst time to look for new business is when you need it. A thriving business must plan to expand services and add products that are attractive to its target market. If you do the research right, you will have the keys to unlock your own doors of opportunity to network and create new business. This episode gives you three exercises to help you understand your target market on a deeper level.
05:20
August 18, 2020
Ep 4 | Know Your Purpose and Create Amazing Moments
During this episode, I'll give you a 3-step process for determining your purpose for the year. When you are faced with a 'shiny object' or 'too good to pass up offer', you'll be able to ask yourself if that opportunity relates to your purpose and make an informed decision. Once you have your purpose defined, you'll start to see your business in a much different way.
05:51
August 11, 2020
Ep 3 | Tips for Kicking Your Networking Monster to the Curb
Sometimes the anxiety around networking has to do with having confidence in our business and message. In this episode, I'll introduce you to Faye, my Networking Monster, and share tips you can use to increase your business confidence as you walk into a room. You'll be poised and ready to answer that fateful question, "What do you do?"
05:44
August 4, 2020
Ep 2 | Three Reasons Introverts Stink at Networking and How to Emerge as a Networking Diva
Marketing strategies are designed to cater to Extroverts. The good news is that Introverts can succeed at marketing. This episode focuses on three situations where introvert characteristics create positive experiences.
05:54
July 28, 2020
Ep1 | Are You Fully Set Up?
In this episode, I share 23 steps you need to take in getting your online business set up and the pitfall to avoid until it is set up.
05:24
July 21, 2020