Travels from: Chicago, IL
I help ask-avoidant do-gooders (like coaches and healers) ask for money in a way that feels good for everyone so they can grow their business and their profits without tainting themselves.
Annie P. Ruggles
Fun Facts About Annie
Things I can’t live without: Post-it notes, fuzzy blankets, eyeliner
My favorite piece of advice: You’re not allergic to sales, you’re allergic to being sold to by buttheads. Their methods are not your only choices
Describe yourself in one word: Spunky
One thing you would like to check off your bucket list? Being approached by the perfect publisher or book agent
Things I love: Collaboration, kindness, Angela Lansbury, macaroni and cheese, podcasts
For almost a decade, Annie P. has harnessed her Hulk-like disdain for hard-sales, tacky self-promotion, and overly competitive sleazeballs as inspiration to help people find better ways to grow their small bizzes.
She’s guided hundreds of people toward making deeper connections, lasting impressions, and friendlier, more lucrative transactions and conversations.
Selling Isn’t Satanic – True or false: sales turns you into a terrible person. False, of course.
This speech debunks the five most common myths of sales, and how to fall in love with the process of selling.
Don’t Quit Yet – Amplify what’s working and repair (or delete!) the rest – a crash course at getting back to basics when your small business is struggling
How to Be the Bees’ Knees – Old School Marketing & Sales for the New Roaring 20s. This speech applies relationship and permission-based marketing principles to the internet age!