Winning Business Strategies for Entrepreneurial Adventurers with Ande Lyons

by Denise Wakeman
In this episode of Adventures in Visibility, I’m pleased to welcome Ande Lyons, one of the most genuinely enthusiastic people I’ve met. Her positive vibe and attitude make me smile every time I see a post, a picture or a comment from her in my social stream. Ande brings that same mindset and positivity to her clients as she helps entrepreneurial adventurers navigate business ...Read the full article

Winning Business Strategies for Entrepreneurial Adventurers with Ande Lyons

http://AdventuresInVisibility.com | Winning Business Strategies for Entrepreneurial Adventurers Ande Lyons is one of the most genuinely enthusiastic people I’ve met. Her positive vibe and attitude make me smile every time I see a post, a picture or a comment from her in my social stream. Ande brings that same mindset and positivity to her clients as she helps entrepreneurial adventurers navigate business start up and the strategies and skills required for business success. And that’s where this Adventure in Visibility takes us … on a journey to explore the winning strategies you need to cultivate to create a successful online presence and business. Ande and I discussed: ✰ Why mindset matters and how to manage yours ✰ How to build your credibility ✰ Establishing your online presence ✰ What you can do to create lots of visibility (That’s a lot of info for a 30 minute HOA!) Timestamps: 0:28 Introducing Ande Lyons of Possibility Partners 1:16 What is Entrepreneurial Adventurer all about? 2:02 The winning strategies you need to cultivate to have entrepreneurial success 2:47 How did Ande come up with the concept of the Entrepreneurial Adventurer 3:45 Opportunities and possibilities are everywhere when you have the mindset for Adventure 4:44 What is an early stage startup? 5:18 Focus on Brand Promise, how to reach audience and how to be profitable and sustainable 6:05 It takes a village to raise a business 7:57 What do we need to do as entrepreneurs to keep the attention on our business? 8:29 What are you in business for? 8:49 Ask not what your followers and audience can do for you. Ask what you can do for your followers and audience. 9:08 Brand consistency across all your platforms 9:29 Find the folks you want to follow and engage with 9:58 You build visibility one conversation at a time. 10:16 Focus on others' work and share it 10:46 Consistency is key. 11:33 Manners. Use the tone you'd use if you were in front of the person. 12:09 What's Ande's favorite scheduling tool? 12:41 Twitter is Ande's favorite bar... uh social media platform... 13:41 You need to be constant with your presence 13:54 It builds faith and trust in you and your business. You become reliable in people's minds and hearts. 14:51 Ande has a new product coming out... 14:53 Follow a schedule to take away all the possibilities and overwhelm 15:35 It's a relief to have it mapped out 16:06 Get notifications from people you love to follow 16:20 Where should you build your visibility? 16:33 For B2B use LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+ 16:58 Do a hashtag search 17:41 Use hashtags to find out what's trending and what's getting a lift 17:56 Use tweet chats to build connection and engagemnt 19:21 Mindset... 19:50 Denise - If they can't find you on the web, you don't exist, you're invisible 20:21 Follow LaRae Quy for info on mental toughness 21:28 Ande throws on a boa to cheer herself up! 22:08 People don't look at fear and doubt. Embrace them so they don't get louder and louder 22:44 Fear and doubt are part of the entrepreneurial journey 23:17 Sometimes you may need to buffer and filter out the doubters 24:11 Does Ande work with a business coach or mentor? 24:24 Brenda Stanton, Claim Your Worth http://brendastanton.com/ 26:19 You cannot build your business in a vacuum 27:40 Ande discovered Denise in 2008! 28:57 The final question... What is Ande's most memorable adventure? 32:12 Andelicious is a branding tool and strategy as well to find the right people to work with 33:09 Always at the bar at Twitter! @AndeLyons An enthusiastic and experienced entrepreneur with an MBA and four successful businesses to her credit, *Ande Lyons* is the founder and Chief Possibility Officer of Possibility Partners, where she helps Startups and Early Stage Entrepreneurs launch, brand and build their businesses without spending a fortune or wasting time. Connect with Ande Website: http://andelyons.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AndeLyons Google+: https://google.com/+AndeLyons YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/AndeliciousAdvice LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/ande-lyons-mba/5/698/58a/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PossibilityPartners Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/andelyons/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/ande_lyons Watch previous Adventures in Visibility here: http://denisewakeman.com/hoa Prefer to listen? Subscribe to the Adventures in Visibility Podcast here: http://AdventuresInVisibilityPodcast.com If you'd like to be on the email list to get notified about future Adventure Hangouts and when video replays and show notes are posted, go to http://AdventuresInVisibility.com