The superstar entrepreneur you follow on Instagram just posted about the new video equipment she bought for her business. Your favourite Facebook group is abuzz about running Facebook ads. And your business BFF just expanded their product line with a big inventory order. So does that mean it’s time for you to grab new video equipment, brainstorm ad copy, or order more inventory? Sorry to be a total buzzkill, but no. At least, not without a plan.
There are a lot of things that automatically scream “Rich Person”: an Amex Black Card, a casual sailing hobby, owning a racehorse, or having a “money guy.” The first three have all earned their place on that list because they’re laughably expensive, but what about the last one?
You’re a small business owner, not a big box retailer—which is a h*ckin’ great thing.
Sure, they might have the margins to slash prices, a squad of marketers at their disposal, and a “real” accounting department instead of a shoebox full of receipts (hey, it happens).
But you’ve got a leg up on those faceless corporations, because you’re a real person with a pretty great face, and people want to work with you.
The dream: a record-breaking amount of sales during Black Friday Cyber Monday.
The reality: now you’ve got to fulfill and ship that record-breaking number of orders. Yikes.
Luckily, this is a great problem to have, and we’re here to help.
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