Meryl Hawk joins Counsell as a Top Consultant!

Meryl Hawk joins Counsell as a Top Consultant!

We want to welcome our first Top Consultant to Counsell! Meryl Hawk, elite personal trainer, nutrition expert and life strategist, joins us all the way from California to bring her expertise and advice to Counsell users worldwide. Check out her page below to find out more about her and book a session with her on Counsell. You can get advice or even book a virtual training session! 

https://counsell.co/meryl-hawk/

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How To Find Your Professional Hourly Rate!

Once you're done setting up your profile and putting up the right and professional profile picture, you need to get down to business. So, before you open shop, you need to set up an hourly rate that you will be charging your customers. Counsell is such a platform that allows you to make money by providing your services. So, for that, you must know your worth and the services you would be providing. For example, you might need to conduct a survey or research how much the people already in this profession are charging or earning. You might also need to look up the demand for your services in the market so you can work up a rate accordingly.

If your advice is one of a kind and highly recognized, you may be able to charge a higher price but it's always safer to start with low rates, keeping in mind that it would attract a larger customer base. Gradually, with time, when you've built a loyal clientele, you may rise your rate. Apart from that, it would be wise to keep a steady rate at first, customers tend to get irritated with a constantly changing rate. Give them some time to adjust and avoid drastic price changes. Once you've determined your rate, through detailed deliberation, you can test the waters by checking the customer response to the price. If they start booking you immediately, that means you've gained their approval. If they complain about how the rate is too high, take that into consideration and rethink your strategy. For getting a kick-start on your professional profile, follow this link; https://counsell.co/personal-starter-kit/ 

Tips for Choosing the Right Photo on LinkedIn and Counsell

They say, first impression is the last impression and with the right kind of picture, you can leave an impression that might last for a long period of time. One of the first few steps of setting up your online profile, be it your personal or business account, is the profile picture.

LinkedIn and Counsell provide a professional platform so instinctively, your profile picture should exude confidence and professionalism. Avoid selfies or low-quality images. You would want to upload a full frontal, high-resolution picture. It establishes trust between you and your potential customer/employer. Since they now know what you look like, it would be easier for them to contact you or even meet you in person. Apart from that, your picture should not be in a casual pose, it should reflect your goal-oriented behavior and your efficient attitude. It will attract people to interact with you and view the rest of your profile.

To build your rest of profile, you must enter all your correct details and past experiences. You can also add a little caption about your aspirations and achievements. This will further compel the viewer to initiate a conversation with you. With the right image and a complete set of details, you are all set to venture out in the world and exercise the full potential of your professional abilities. LinkedIn and Counsell provides you a basic platform to showcase your range and how easy to reach you are. So, make the most of it. Good luck!

 

a sample profile picture

a sample profile picture

How To Fail At Linkedin Email Marketing

How To Fail At Linkedin Email Marketing

How To Fail At Linkedin Email Marketing

I just got a cold call Linkedin email pitch that is 10 paragraphs long…

I took one look at it and closed it without reading. Ironically its from someone whose offering to teach me how to get more sales and revenue. I hope its not by doing what he’s doing.

If you’re going to send me a cold call Linkedin email pitch or plain email for that matter, please make it short and sweet.

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