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Expandable Solo Pro Business | Collaborate to Elevate


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Learn to collaborate and you've got an expandable business model with a massive income-generating engine.

Learn to collaborate and you've got an expandable business model with a massive income-generating engine.

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  • 1. Collaborate to ElevateAdd a massive income generation engineto your Solo Pro Business
  • 2. by Barbara Saunders,The Solo Pro Success CoachDirector, International Association of Self-Employed Communication ProfessionalsFounder, Solo Pro Academy | Host, Solo Pro | (503) 746-4666
  • 3. Team up with other SolosCollaborating liberates you from the Feast or Famine Cycle.
  • 4. You’re Solo | You’re UniqueSpecialize: You fill a need that no one else can
  • 5. You’re Investing in Your Business!Good for you — Let’s make it pay off!
  • 6. Today’s Take AwaysDifferent types of collaborationWhat to look for in partnersWays to use collaborationWhere to startHow to make it work
  • 7. The 4 Types of CollaborationHow I’ve used them to build my own businesses
  • 8. Straight UpCollaborationWorking with someoneto produce orcreate something.
  • 9. How CollaborationBuilt My BusinessLaid off 4 timesTried the traditional routeRealized an evolution had taken placeI evolved to adjust to new realityMatched problem with solutionCultivated community or resources
  • 10. PartneringParticipating in anundertaking with anotheror group of others.
  • 11. Collaboration For SECPLive eventsWorkshopsCombined knowledgeTeleseminarsSome examples . . .
  • 12. Joint VentureSeparate individualscontribute theircompleted products orservices to a venture.
  • 13. Collaboration for my AcademyOrganization experts toteach creating an operationmanualHome office technologyexpertsCPAs for setting up books,dealing with taxes
  • 14. AffiliatesGroups or individualswho agree to market totheir contacts for a sharein the profits.
  • 15. Collaborating for my CoachingTelesummitsWebinarsBusiness EventsWorkshops
  • 16. Lessons LearnedSelling hours for dollars doesn’t workFocus on YOUR strengths | SpecializeFit the team to the projectCommunicate clearlyMake friends with technology
  • 17. Collaborate | Step One
  • 18. Know YOUValuesCore strengthsSpecialtyCircle of influence
  • 19. Know Your ClientsTarget or nichePain or problemsHangouts
  • 20. Know Your Team MembersPersonalityCompatibilityEthicsTrust
  • 21. Collaborate | Step Two
  • 22. Find ways to fill in the gaps Knowledge or services you lack Extend your range of service Add value to your offerings Make the product more complete
  • 23. Where to Find partners Networking events Trade shows Chat rooms and forums Masterminds Linked In Groups
  • 24. Where to use partnersInfo productsOnline events and interviewsOffline workshopsBooksService packages
  • 25. Collaborate | Step Three
  • 26. The WRONG way Over complicated Too long Annoying High investment / no ROIA Cautionary Tale
  • 27. The right way Get to know partners first Brainstorm ideas openly Start small Keep it simple
  • 28. Now | It’s additional income! Don’t hesitate Brainstorm Start small Jump in
  • 29. Need Help Making It Work?Let’s talk.
  • 30. Collaborate to ElevateLet me help you make it to the next level. Grow you business far faster Create bigger one-time paydays Be seen as a leader Expand your reach Connect on a higher level
  • 31. Free Collaboration Kick Start Call 30 to 45-minute call Focused on your partnering ideas and opportunities Uncover hidden barriers Discover new ways to expand YOUR business To Schedule Your Call: Leave with clear action Phone 503-746-4666 or email: steps on what to do next
  • 32. The Solo Pro Success Coach
  • 33. You don’t have to do it alone.