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There is NO EXCUSE for not following up

February 21, 2012

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What’s your excuse? What’s your excuse for not following up with new contacts after networking? It doesn’t really matter what your answer is because I’m here to tell you that the correct answer to the above question from this point on is: There is NO EXCUSE for not following up, so don’t have one (your net-worth […]

How to get almost 70% of your business through referrals!

February 20, 2012

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Are you ready for Success in … Social Media! The most dramatic statistic found in a study on networking activities is that people who were asked said, “that networking played a role in their success” spent an average of 6.5 hours a week participating in networking activities. People who spend time networking, on average, are getting […]

Are you distracted by criticism?

February 2, 2012

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How do you deal with criticism? “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember, the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.” – Zig Ziglar Criticism is the judgement of the merits and faults of the work or actions of an individual or group by another (the critic). To […]

2 Leadership Development Tips!

January 17, 2012

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What defines truly great leadership? If you have aspirations to be one or want some high-level leadership role, you’ve probably asked yourself this question before, and it’s a difficult one to answer. Every leader is different, and necessarily so—the same person who excels in one organization could just as easily fail in another. However, if […]

Does any of this describe you and your business?

January 16, 2012

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Does any of this describe you and your business? * You don’t know where to begin. There are so many things to do, so little time, and everything seems is urgent/important. * You have some support, but it doesn’t seem to be working very well. * You are unsure what needs to be delegated or […]

3 Steps to creating a plan that works for your online message!

January 10, 2012

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It’s always been about the message.  Does size matters? Many small businesses equate the number of “likes” or “followers” on branded social-media platforms to success, not realizing that it’s the quality of those likes and followers that is important. More people signing up to view your message doesn’t necessarily equate an increase in sales or even […]

Headlines serve another important function in online writing

December 28, 2011

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Why Are Headlines Important to Search Engines? A great way to draw more visitors to your online writing is to offer up really strong headlines. Search engines place an emphasis on headlines, because they use them to decide what your writing is about. In addition to keywords in your writing, headlines are what tells a search […]