How to Boost Profits
Learn a wide array of proven strategies, tactics and shortcuts that you can employ to increase your profits.
8 lessons, 16 videos (45m)
What you’ll learn
What you’ll learn in How to Boost Your Profits
You will get proven and actionable strategies, tactics and shortcuts that you can use today to quickly increase profits.
Achieve superior profitability in your business
This course will show you how to integrate profit-building strategies right into the very core of your business. From planning and budgeting, to designing products and services, to setting prices and running your operations, you will learn how to run a highly profitable business.
High profit margins don’t usually happen by themselves. But if you follow some of the specific steps in this course, you will likely be able to greatly increase your profits without making major changes.
Learn how to optimize your pricing, your cost structure and your whole business to maximize profitability.
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How to Boost Your Profits Content
Don’t forget the basic equation of running a business. By just making a few improvements on a few aspects that really matter, you can boost your profits tremendously. In this lesson, you will learn 7 proven strategies that can double your profits.
(5:46, 1 video)
What do you do when you want to ramp up your profits but you don’t want to take your whole business apart? Just work harder? That probably won’t do it. What you need to do is revisit your plans and tinker with them a little bit. In this lesson, Bob Adams explains how doing just that is a great way to boost profits.
(2:51, 1 video)
A low cost structure is essential. It will allow you to make mistakes and survive even if things aren’t doing great. It is also a great way to boost your profit margins. In this lesson you will discover a few strategies to cut costs significantly and you’ll get real life examples to help you apply them to your situation.
(3:02, 1 video)
How do you make a business more profitable? It’s not just about boosting sales! In this lesson, Bob Adams shares with you his favorite ways to boost profits, how it helped his businesses, and how it can work for you too.
(3:21, 1 video)
A lot of small businesses underprice their products or services and it hurts their profit margin badly. In this lesson, you will learn how to come up with a great pricing strategy and where you should position yourself competitively. You will also discover what happened to Bob’s profits when he increased his pricing. Hint: his sales didn’t fall.
(8:32, 3 videos)
High expenses can ruin even an otherwise great business. That’s why you need to be cheap and cut your costs from the start. In this lesson, you will discover how Walmart became #1 by having way lower costs than competing stores. You will also learn how to take cost cutting far beyond just negotiating for better pricing. You will learn more creative and effective ways to drive your profit margins to levels never before seen in your industry.
(9:06, 3 videos)
Learn what overhead expenses are and why you want to shave them to the bone. You will discover strategies to reduce overhead costs and avoid spending money that doesn’t directly benefit your products and your customers.
(6:34, 3 videos)
Being smart about what you purchase and who you buy from could send your profits soaring. In this lesson, you will learn how to handle purchasing the right way. You will also discover how to set specifications, create purchase orders, review goods and deal with invoices.
(5:28, 3 videos)
Business and executive coach
In this course, Bernie shows you how it is possible to double your profits by incrementally improving 7 aspects of your business operation.
Bernhard Heine is a business and executive coach at Professional Business Coaches, Inc. (PBC, Inc.), a company he founded to help business owners and leaders create and achieve their vision. Bernhard has more than 25 years of experience working collaboratively with business partners in all phases of business management, restructuring and transformation, particularly in: strategic planning, marketing and sales, organizational design, engineering consulting, project management, coaching and facilitation.
Bernhard holds a BS in marine engineering from the US Merchant Marine Academy in NY. He also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and is a licensed business coach with Professional Business Coaches Alliance (PBCA), and an Authorized Client Builder Sales Trainer. He was Executive Director for Strategy and Business Development at Textron Inc., strategy leader at Coca-Cola in Germany, and management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group.
Serial entrepreneur, Harvard MBA and founder of BusinessTown
In this course, Bob shows you exactly what to do to send your profits soaring. Bob Adams shares the same strategies that he used to build over a dozen successful businesses. Bob has mastered the art of starting businesses with very little money, and making them highly profitable.
Bob started his book publishing company in his basement apartment with just $1500 and no related experience. He built it into one of the largest independent publishers in the US, achieving industry-leading profit margins. He later sold this business for $40 million.
Bob has written 17 books and created 52 courses that have helped over one million entrepreneurs worldwide. Bob also served on the investment committee of the Watermill Group where he evaluated business plans and helped decide which proposals to fund.
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