- Built NEW relationships, with KEY people that can help grow the business.
- ACCOMPLISHED some of the KEY activities we set out for ourselves at the beginning of last year.
- Correctly identified our VALUE propositions, which hold true & we have some to ADD.
- UTILIZED many of the marketing channels we identified and know what works and what doesn't.
- FOLLOWED-THRU on some VERY Out-of-THE-Box marketing strategies & they had a POSITIVE impact on the business.
- IDENTIFIED the NEED to DEEPEN our customer relationships.
- Become AWARE....REALLY AWARE of our VALUE to organizations, causes, and individuals & walk more CONFIDENTLY & FIRMLY in our PURPOSE & PLAN.
- Now have ACTUAL models to help us determine a more accurate cost structure for the different auctions we conduct.
- Identified other POTENTIAL revenue streams that we hadn't previously thought of.
- AND...that we are still here, with MORE team members, & EAGER for what 2015 has to offer.
Tomorrow the Buck Up Auctions TEAM will get together to BRAINSTORM the 2015 PLAN & forge FORWARD. I can PROMISE that it will include EDUCATION, more OFFERINGS, MORE IDEAS, More Out-of-THE-Box ideas, & MORE ideas of GIVING-BACK, SHARING our Gifts & TALENTS, & HELPING others.
I KNOW the groWTH I've had, personally, this year & KNOW that with the INCREASED knowledge, confidence, & experience that I now have.....2015 is going to BuSy & EXCITING!!
BUCK UP BABY & COME ALONG FOR THE RIDE!!!
Heather Schoenst Kaspar