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Average Ticket Scoresheet

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Growing your average ticket is the fastest way to improve profits. Monitoring daily progress in average ticket performance leads to fast results and helps you understand why you miss sales opportunities. This system helps you improve design skills and your ability to close sales because it only measures the sales you make when given a chance to sell a custom frame- something your point of sale system cannot do because it includes every sale- even repairs and partial projects. Very small improvements in average ticket have huge impact on profits. Start tracking your average ticket today and see how it dramatically improves your profits!

Downloadable File: This product is a digital file download. Document files will be provided in Excel .xls format.

“The fastest way to a more profitable business is by increasing the average price of the projects being sold. The only way for you to reach a goal is to track and score what you are doing now.”

Read the full article, “Tracking Your Daily Average Ticket”

Building Equity In Your Business Seminar

$30.00

Whether you’re looking to sell your shop, are planning for the future, or focused on building a valuable business, this seminar is for you. Ken will walk through the steps of how a perspective buyer evaluates your business – a tool that’s valuable whether you’re selling your business or not. Find out how to fine-tune all aspects of your company, everything from practices and procedures to employee manuals. You will learn how to perfect the process so your business will practically run itself. Learn the simple method of how to put a value on your business, including the three key elements essential to creating equity in your business. This informative seminar is available for immediate downloading.

What’s Included?

  • Audio Seminar, ‘Building Equity In Your Business’
  • Supplemental Materials & Images

Downloadable File: This product is a digital file download. Products containing multiple digital files will be downloaded as a single .zip file which will need to be unzipped on the customer’s system. Audio files will be provided in .mp3 format and image files in .jpg format.

Building The Perfect Team Seminar

$30.00

Learn the secrets for grooming your team for optimal efficiency and dependability. Ken discusses hiring tactics and programs to empower your team to help grow your business. You will learn what it means to lead a team by clearly defining a path, delegating defined responsibilities and creating accountability. This informative seminar is available for immediate downloading.

What’s Included?

  • Audio Seminar, ‘Building The Perfect Team’
  • Supplemental Materials & Images

Downloadable File: This product is a digital file download. Products containing multiple digital files will be downloaded as a single .zip file which will need to be unzipped on the customer’s system. Audio files will be provided in .mp3 format and image files in .jpg format.

Cause Marketing Seminar

$30.00

Harness the power of goodwill in retail by incorporating the benefits of Cause Marketing. Create publicity for your business, attract new clients, improve your image, and co-brand with a local organization for mutual benefit. Products that have pink ribbons, heart healthy red, or are eco-friendly green are everywhere these days. Cause marketing is a great way to create quality publicity for your business.

In this seminar, you’ll learn the numerous ways to benefit from cause marketing, which include marketing through sponsorship of nonprofit events and charities. In addition, you’ll learn the types of organizations that work well with co-branding. People tend to notice when you do good things beyond running your shop, and cause marketing can generate a lot of goodwill in the community while simultaneously attracting new customers. This informative seminar is available for immediate downloading.

What’s Included?

  • Audio Seminar, ‘Cause Marketing’
  • Supplemental Materials & Images

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Company Manual

$149.00

Our company manual saves you time by doing the tedious work for you! Get your company policies organized with this easy-to-use company manual that is customizable for your own business.  This workbook will help you create a company manual that equips your team with the tools they need to build relationships with your clients. Change the way you & your employees view their time at work. Training your team to understand what your customers expect and how to deliver it will give you the ability to provide even better service and to devote more time to growing the company. A sample handbook has been provided so you can easily change the styles, colors, and company name to suit your own organization & branding.

What’s Included?

  • Part One: How To Create A Company Manual:
    Digital version
    Practical information useful in a handbook
  • Part Two: Sample Company Manual
    Digital version
    Customizable document you can use for your own business

“I learned how to delegate and create accountability resulting in the ability to use my time more effectively…The greatest compliment I receive today is that my team enjoys working here. They have a sense of ownership and pride for the accomplishments of the company. This program has been the most important thing I have done for my company. Having the support of a strong team has helped the company profits and made it a truly enjoyable place to be for clients, team members and myself.”

— Jaclyn Acker, Chelsea Frames, New York NY

Read more about KB’s success with Chelsea Frames »

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Design Philosophy Workbook

$149.00

If you don’t know WHY you’re good at design, how can you teach your employees? This easy-to-use manual puts your design philosophy into words. Instruct your designers on how to design creatively while adhering to your rules. If your customers only want to work with you, not your employees, you need to standardize your employee’s design skills. Our workbook will help you document your design philosophy so you can truly understand your talents and share that knowledge with your designers. Training your team to understand how to provide great framing design will give you the ability to provide even better service and to devote more time to growing the company. It’s customizable for your business – a sample handbook has been provided so you can easily change the styles, colors, and company name to suit your own organization & branding.

What’s Included?

  • Part One: How To Create A Design Philosophy Workbook:
    Digital version
    Practical information, design concepts and exercises
  • Part Two: Sample Design Philosophy Workbook:
    Digital version
    Customizable document you can use for your own business

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Facebook For Business Guide

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The best part about social media is that it allows small businesses to effectively market themselves without huge expense. Knowing how to correctly use the various social media available today is absolutely critical to your success.

Are you interested in learning how to use Facebook for your Business? Download our FREE Facebook for Business Guide. This reference guide is packed with useful information about how to make Facebook & social networking work for you. Learn step by step how to create your page and explore the features of this powerful social media platform!

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Handout: Building Equity

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Thank you for attending Ken Baur’s seminar, Building Equity. The accompanying seminar handout is a summary of the topics that were discussed in class. If you have any follow-up comments or questions, please contact Ken.

Downloadable File: This product is a digital file download. Document files will be provided in .docx or .pdf format.

Handout: Make Money In Custom Framing

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Thank you for attending Ken Baur’s seminar, Things Your Accountant Won’t Tell You: How To Make Money In Custom Framing. The accompanying seminar handout is a summary of the topics that were discussed in class. If you have any follow-up comments or questions, please contact Ken.

Downloadable File: This product is a digital file download. Document files will be provided in .docx or .pdf format.

Handout: Retail Bootcamp

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Thank you for attending Ken Baur’s seminar, Retail Bootcamp 2016. The accompanying seminar handout is a summary of the topics that were discussed in class. If you have any follow-up comments or questions, please contact Ken.

Downloadable File: This product is a digital file download. Document files will be provided in .docx or .pdf format; image files will be provided in a .jpg format. Products containing multiple digital files will be downloaded as a single .zip file which will need to be unzipped on the customer’s system.

Handout: Understanding Your Customer – The Psychology Of Selling

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Thank you for attending Ken Baur’s seminar, Understanding Your Customer: The Psychology Of Selling. The accompanying seminar handout is a summary of the topics that were discussed in class. If you have any follow-up comments or questions, please contact Ken.

Downloadable File: This product is a digital file download. Document files will be provided in .docx or .pdf format.

How To Collect Customer Stories

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Client-focused content is critical to building your website, newsletter and Facebook traffic. Nobody wants to read about your company, but they do trust the stories of your previous customers. This handy guide provides a brief step-by-step way to collect those stories and use them to create interaction and gather meaningful testimonials.

Downloadable File: This product is a digital file download. Document files will be provided in a .pdf format.

How To Make More Money in Custom Framing Seminar

$30.00

Are you as profitable as you’d like? If you’re relying on your accountant to know exactly where your business stands, you may be missing out on the bigger picture. Few businesses combine retailing and manufacturing like a frame shop does. Ken will walk you through profit margins, pricing, discount consequences, salary costs, marketing investments, and identify key challenges unique to the framing industry. You’ll find out which important areas make the most impact on your bottom line and what you can do to improve them. Make your business the best it can be by implementing the many practical ideas covered in this session. This informative seminar is available for immediate downloading.

What’s Included?

  • Audio Seminar, ‘How To Make More Money In Custom Framing’
  • Supplemental Materials & Images

Downloadable File: This product is a digital file download. Products containing multiple digital files will be downloaded as a single .zip file which will need to be unzipped on the customer’s system. Audio files will be provided in .mp3 format and image files in .jpg format.

Museum Glazing Pricing & Profit Planner

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With all the sizes and varieties of glazing, it becomes difficult to set up a pricing strategy that makes sense. Using the same pricing strategy on basic and premium glazing products complicates the issue. KB Consulting recommends the Rule of Three when pricing premium products like Museum Glass.©  Download our free spreadsheet to help get a handle on how to price premium glass options and use it to plan your glazing profits.

Downloadable File: This product is a digital file download. Document files will be provided in Excel .xlsx format.

“Setting up and updating pricing charts for glazing can be beneficial, especially when you look at premium product options that are the most likely to have the best return. This new strategy can help you create your own individual glazing pricing program based on your operating expenses.”

Read the full article, “Pricing Glazing For More Profit”

Rewards Program Guide

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A Rewards & Gift Card program can be an effective marketing tool that brings customers back again and again. Learn how to use Rewards Programs and Gift Cards to build customer loyalty and satisfaction. This handy guide is packed with helpful information about growing business through rewards, creating value, and program presentation.

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