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Presented By: Marcia Hoeck.
Originally aired in October 2012.
Strategies for you to step up and take a leadership role in client communications, and start client relationships out on the right foot.
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Communicating skillfully with clients is all about understanding what your clients really want and giving it to them in ways that truly help them. But this doesn’t mean handing the reins of control over to the client, or becoming an order taker. Many times, clients are looking for you to step up and take a leadership role, and prove that your service – and your expertise – can truly help their business. You’ll learn how to take on this leadership role as Marcia Hoeck helps you start client relationships out on the right foot.
For over 25 years, as owner of Hoeck Associates, Inc., a leading marketing communications firm in Toledo, Ohio, Marcia Hoeck lived what she now teaches. Like many creative business owners, Marcia found the business aspects of her work to be troublesome. Out of necessity and survival, she developed simple methods to take the complexity out of the way her business ran. The results: a terrific team of people who stayed long term, profitable clients who came back year after year, a very manageable workload, and a business with great flexibility.
Because people often “picked her brain” about how she was able to create a sturdy, profitable business that ran so smoothly and lasted so long, Marcia decided to turn her attention to helping make business easy for other creative business owners through coaching and consulting. She sold the assets of her marketing communications firm in 2009, and often speaks in person and on teleclasses and webinars on business-building topics.
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