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Austin Chamber Names Mimiran Winner of Technology & Innovation Award

The Austin Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the Greater Austin Business Awards, naming Mimiran the winner of the Austin Energy Technology and Innovation Award in the small business category. The awards recognize businesses and organizations for achievements, community contributions … Read More

Integrate Mimiran Lead Buttons with GoToWebinar

GoToWebinar is pretty much to go-to tool for running webinars. Unfortunately, G2W doesn’t give you a lot of control over your landing pages, and requires fields like first and last name that may decrease conversion. You can now use a … Read More

Get Mimiran Notifications as SMS Text Messages

Getting email notifications when prospects are reading your proposals and lead magnets is pretty awesome. But what happens when you’re out and about, not reading email? Sometimes, you want to get these notifications as text messages. Thanks to the magic … Read More

The Key to Continuously Charging Higher Consulting Rates

I get a lot of questions about consulting rates. Yes, I think most consultants and consultancies undercharge. There are a lot of tactics (on this blog and elsewhere) to help you figure out what to charge on the next project. … Read More

Webinar 8/12: How to Double Your Business

I’ll be hosting a fun webinar on Wednesday 8/12 at noon CDT on How to Double Your Business (without doubling your costs, time, or stress). This will be lessons learned from over a decade consulting with some of the world’s … Read More

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Mimiran named finalist for Austin Chamber of Commerce Award

The Austin Chamber of Commerce named Mimiran a finalist for the Austin Energy Technology & Innovation Award at the 2015 Greater Austin Business Awards. These awards recognize excellence in businesses and organizations in the greater Austin area. Winners are announced on August … Read More

Proposal content is critical, but looking good doesn’t hurt

There’s no substitute for clear, compelling content in your sales proposals. Easy to understand language, diagrams, images, and/or video that makes it clear you understand the prospect’s problem(s), and have the best path to the solution. A lot of people … Read More

What I learned selling services

Like a lot of people who accidentally became consultants, I got started because I was really good at helping companies solve certain kinds of problems that they had trouble solving themselves. Like a lot of people who start consulting companies, I … Read More

Don’t Pitch Your Solution Too Early

You’ve finally scored the big meeting with the dream prospect. They have expressed strong interest in your company and seem like a great fit for your services. As the Very Important Top Officer (wow, she’s actually in the meeting!) kicks … Read More

What to Eat for Better Productivity

How our minds and bodies feel is an important factor in how productive we can be at work (and in life). If you put the wrong fuel in your car, it will have less power, less acceleration, and you’ll damage … Read More