Business Advice


7 Things I Am Doing Differently In Year 7

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Jun 2016

7 Things I Am Doing Differently In Year 7

When I celebrated my first year in business, a client congratulated me and then said, “The next ten years will be the most difficult.”  At first, I thought he was just pessimistic and maybe even a little sarcastic. Admittedly, though, the comment always lingered in the back of my head – particularly when times were challenging, which seemed more frequent then not. Now that I...

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Social Media Success: 5 Critical, But Commonly Overlooked Factors

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Jun 2016

Social Media Success: 5 Critical, But Commonly Overlooked Factors

To achieve social media success, a myriad of factors must be present – all of which work in tandem to deliver a positive end result. However, I find there are a few pieces continually overlooked. To ensure social media success, check that you’ve included these five elements. A clearly defined audience. I’m amazed how many people tell me their ideal customers include ‘everyone.’ While anyone...

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How to Get Clients and Prospects to Respond to Your Emails

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May 2016

How to Get Clients and Prospects to Respond to Your Emails

I make it a habit to take the time to respond to everything I receive via email – even inquiries for free advice. I may be one of the few, but I have to admit that it really bugs me when people do not offer the same courtesy. There are few types of emails I find receive the lowest response rate. Among them: -proposals (and...

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5 Bogus Social Media Beliefs

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May 2016

5 Bogus Social Media Beliefs

If I had to define social media for business, I would say that it’s an online communications tool, which helps to establish new relationships, enhance current relationships and increase awareness. The reason it’s so powerful is because we have a platform to instantly reach millions of people, furthering our opportunity to expand our reach beyond any other means we’ve ever had before. But, that doesn’t...

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How to Handle Requests for Your Time

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May 2016

How to Handle Requests for Your Time

In response to my recent post, 12 business social media pet peeves, a Twitter friend asked me: “And what do you do about that 2nd to last? [I am] starting to ignore them – but then I feel bad!” For those of you who are curious, here is the ‘peeve’ she’s referencing: Making an initial connection with a company or business to then ask for...

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