Merged Media

March 30, 2021

061 | Why Most Businesses Fail – with Kris Reid

The main reason businesses fail is simply because they can’t get enough customers. Kris Reid of Ardor SEO is streaming in today from Saigon, Vietnam to speak about the power of SEO in gaining and keeping customers.

Kris has developed a simple system for business owners to get their message in front of their ideal customers, in order to predictably grow their business. He has designed and implemented this system for a variety of people, including Mike Michalowicz, world-renowned business author, and Avery Carl, one of the top 100 realtors in the US. He’s also spoken with John Lee Dumas, host of Entrepreneurs On Fire, the biggest business podcast on the planet. This proven system is repeatable for any business, in any industry, and Kris is here to share it with us today.


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What you will learn:

  • Why most businesses fail to attract customers (4:17)
    • Do sales cure all problems?
    • Having passion for your product
  • What if I can’t afford to build a big website? (15:30)
    • Increasing traffic to increase conversion rate
  • How to attract new customers (17:34)
    • Why predictability is important
    • The value of SEO
  • What if I don’t want to wait 6 to 8 months to start seeing results through SEO? (21:37) 
    • Getting Google to trust you
  • Do Google ads gain authority for your website? (26:14)
  • The Real Estate Masters Summit (28:15)


Kris Mentality – Quotes From the Show (max 6 quotes)

“A website’s like a business card – it needs to get in front of people. It needs to say what you do”


“‘Beautiful websites don’t sell people, words sell people’ – people need to see those words, or it’s all for nothing”


“Business goes on forever”


“People don’t buy what they don’t understand” – Donald Miller

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