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books &joint ventures Jay Abraham on 23 May 2009

Can A Business Really Grow In Today’s Economy?

Written by Jay Abraham and republished with permission

Almost any business can achieve astonishing growth, even in the midst of a severe economic downturn like the one we face today. I’d like to show you how.

Step one: it’s vitally important to take careful stock of all the psychological and transactional changes going on in both the minds and lives of your marketplace and in the minds and lives of your competitors. Look at the attitude and actions of all your suppliers, vendors, and support services.

You’ll probably witness the following predictable reactions: your competitors are feeling battered. Their sales and marketing approaches are generating meager results. They don’t have a tried and tested plan of action. Certainly they don’t have a proactive strategy for capitalizing on all the things going awry.

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joint ventures &video Martin Lee on 21 Dec 2008

Jay Abraham Power Partnering Super Summit

Spike Humer has graciously shared a video of the presentation he made a couple of months ago in the Jay Abraham Joint Venture Power Partnering Super Summit.

This is a 30 minute video on the essentials of presentation, negotiation, and persuasion in deal making, joint venture creation, and high-ticket selling. Participants were given unique strategies and information on presenting joint venture, strategic alliance, deal making, and selling opportunities in any market, economy, or industry.

You can watch the video below:

joint ventures &seminar &teleconference Martin Lee on 15 Oct 2008

How to Prosper From All The Financial Collapses

Reproducing an email from Jay Abraham below:

Whether you own a business, work for a business,
are unemployed, retired or a student — you can
honestly, successfully, immediately and massively
profit from ALL the financial and economic crisis
we’re dealing with today.

How? Many different and lucrative ways.

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joint ventures &teleconference Martin Lee on 16 Aug 2008

Joint Venture Dealmaker

I haven’t been updating this blog for a while as I have been busy with a major shift in direction for my work. I also took some time off to smell the roses. More on the roses in another post.

Along the way, this site also got hacked and it took me a bit of effort to restore it.

Going ahead, I think the frequency of my updates will be one post every one or two months.

Anyway, just a quick update of what Jay Abraham is currently offering. In case you haven’t got his email, he’s conducting a course on doing joint ventures. The three classes via teleconference will be held over the next two weeks.

You can find out more details about the joint venture course here.

joint ventures &mastermind marketing system &Risk Reversal Martin Lee on 14 Dec 2007

Critical Questions for the Successful Entrepreneur

Continuing with my summary of Jay Abrahams Mastermind Marketing System, this week’s contents talks about some questions every entreprenuer should ask himself of his business. This is part 8 of a 12-part series.

If you can’t paint a clear an accurate picture of where you want to go, you can’t get there.

There are a lot of different avenues to the same outcome. Define what success means to you, what you want and what you do not want. Ask yourselves these questions:

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downloads &joint ventures Martin Lee on 03 Aug 2007

How Chet Holmes Convinced Jay Abraham to a JV

This week, I have in place a nice little bonus for you. You’ll find it at the end of this post.

But before I go into that, I want to share a short story I’ve just read from the Chet Holmes book. A story of how Chet managed to get Jay Abraham to become his joint venture partner. A story (if you have not read before) that will no doubt make you realise how little you are currently doing.

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joint ventures &teleconference Martin Lee on 26 Jul 2007

The Art of Profitable Dealmaking

Over the course of 30 years of devising marketing breakthroughs and teaching people to see monster profit possibilities - Jay Abraham also became very masterful at setting up profitable joint ventures for himself. He does this by:

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joint ventures &news &referral system Martin Lee on 11 Oct 2006

Referral System

Here’s a question from one of my readers:

I work for a driving school and i am going to start implementing Jay’s teachings

: Referral system

: Risk free guarantee

: And joint ventures

My question is this: I want to give all local business in the area postcards, that endorse us as the best driving school. And for every client we get, we will pay them 10.

The biggest problem i can see is that, business owners may feel that we will rip them off and not pay them the money. How do i get around this hurdle?

Also joint venture partners: finding people who can’t drive but want to learn is not that easy because there isn’t a list you can rent, or clubs or associations..

The only JV Partners i can think of are:

Colleges/ students- who don’t have much money

Estate agents / (Realtors)

Here’s my reply:

Given that your potential customer falls in a very targeted group, it is unclear to me how an untargeted local business would actually give out your postcards. If it’s only to a select group of their clients, will you be helping them to narrow down their list?

And getting them to endorse you as the “best” driving school might be a tall order, since you can’t really quantify that.

Instead of trying to “hit” on all local companies, you might want to narrow down to companies with clients that have a closer profile of people that you are looking for.

You also mentioned your concern about skeptical companies worrying about being paid. Most incentive based referral systems work because both parties have a prior working relationship, e.g. existing customers, etc.

As the 10 referral fee is quite low anyway, why not try this approach?

For example, you identified college students as people who might be interested to learn driving. Are there any local stores at your place that serve mainly this age group?

Approach them and tell them something along this line, “I represent a driving school and would like to give you something of value that most of your customers would find useful. At no cost to you, you can use it to enhance your relationship with your existing customers and also use it to bring in more customers.

Here’s a booklet of driving lesson coupons with values ranging from 10 to 50 that you can use for your promotions. One way of using them is to offer a 10 coupon whenever someone makes a 10 purchase.” And so on…

In this way, there’s absolutely no risk to the local business in doing a joint venture with you. To take it up even further, you can also request them to provide similar coupons to you that you can offer as bonus to the students at your driving school. In this way, you will be driving new customers to them and also giving something of value to your students.

Last point. Does your school offer refresher driving lessons or advance driving lessons (possibly with some defensive driving elements)? If there is, you can also try setting up JVs at places where people buy cars!

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