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A Sneak Peek

By Beth Standlee / August 28, 2018 / 3 Comments

I’m excited to share that I am releasing a new book at the end of this year. I’m so committed to helping those who want to improve their personal and financial future through a career in sales. My vision is that this book becomes a “must read” for every salesperson who wants to improve their…

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Building School Fundraising Programs

By Rosie Sales / August 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

In our sales coaching program, we teach sales teams to break up their time calling various target markets. We break it down like this: 40% Companies and adult groups 30% Youth groups 20% Church groups 10% Fundraisers People often ask how to host a successful fundraiser. If you have a student in your house, you…

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FEC Marketing Made Easy Vol. 7 – Back to School Edition

By Rosie Sales / August 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

This month we are focusing on back to school. Last week we talked about four school events you should be booking now. You can read it here. This week we want to talk about marketing ideas for schools. That can get a little tricky. Some districts require you get approval or become an approved vendor…

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Four School Events You Need To Book Now

By Rosie Sales / August 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s August which means administrators and students are heading back to school. In a few weeks our daytime traffic in the center will slow down and we will be looking for ways to fill the center mid-week. Have you already created a plan to reach out to your schools and organizations? That’s a great way…

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Leading With The Heart

By Beth Standlee / July 31, 2018 / 7 Comments

We have a saying we use often in our company. We remind ourselves of this belief when we work with people. It goes like this… “Get out of your head and into the hearts of the people you are training or coaching.” I believe when you work with people in the arena of training, coaching,…

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Are You a “Reservationist” or a “Salesperson?”

By Beth Standlee / July 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Someone must sell group events and birthday parties. What’s going on at your center? Are you content with picking up the phone when it rings and giving information with the hope that someone will give you a deposit and hold their party at your facility? Or are you proactively selling? It may be time to…

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Why On The Job Training Is Not A Solid Training Plan

By Beth Standlee / July 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

I was walking tonight and noticed a group of 10-year-old boys practicing baseball. The level of focus that the coach managed with these boys struck me. He would run through the play, and then run through it again, and then again. There were runners on 1st and 2nd. The batter hit the ball, and the…

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marketing made easy

FEC Marketing Made Easy, Vol. 6

By Rosie Sales / July 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

Welcome to the July marketing blog! We have officially finished half the year and, hopefully, we have hosted some wonderful promotions, events, and had good engagement on social media. Have you planned the second half of your year? If you haven’t, here’s good news: There is still time! As always, we have an entire calendar…

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Ways to Jazz Up Your Party Rooms

By Rosie Sales / July 3, 2018 / 1 Comment

When was the last time you touched up your party rooms? I remember it was always one of the last things on my list. It sure could have used more time and attention, though. Think of it this way, if 20% of sales are coming from birthday parties, don’t you want to make sure the…

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Business Lessons from a Scooter

By Beth Standlee / June 26, 2018 / 5 Comments

Weird title, I know, but I’m compelled to share the interesting business “in my face” practical lessons I’m learning. I’ve injured my left foot, and the doctor insists that the only way for healing to take place is to not bare weight at all on the injured foot for the four-six weeks. Yikes! To keep…

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