Tweets in 10 – Let’s Hear You Hoot!

Posted by on February 9, 2011 in: Twitter Tips & Tools

In the last Tweets in 10 post, you read about Tweetdeck, which is an app that allows you to tweet and sort tweets from others on your desktop or on your mobile device. I wanted to talk about that one first because it set the stage for what I’m about to tell you in this […]

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Twitter in Ten Minutes a Day!

Posted by on September 26, 2010 in: Tips in 10, Twitter Tips & Tools

I am assuming that most of my readers know what Twitter is. If not, take a look at a recent article I wrote for Fox News on using Twitter for Business Outreach. Some people will tell you that Twitter is all about engaging people, but let’s be honest: The end goal is to have people […]

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How to Avoid Burnout

From time to time I’ve watched helplessly as business-owning colleagues have burned out. Entrepreneurs can burn out pretty easily because they have so much at stake and because they love what they do, so work doesn’t always feel like work. The result? They either totally flame-out in a cataclysmic melt-down, or they slowly grind to […]

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These People Will Destroy Your Business

Over the years I’ve observed successful businesses owners and entrepreneurs helplessly fail as their businesses are driven into the ground by someone else. It’s rarely a malicious act, since people tend to spend time with people they want to be with. Frequently, business destruction occurs because friends, colleagues, clients or some other well-meaning person in […]

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Are you in recovery?

Last year, we watched the economy melt down. Some saw it coming for a while but most people started to get worried around August or September and then we fell off the cliff in November. It has been bad for many, many people. While there is still a lot of effort to be put into […]

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You will not make a fortune overnight, especially selling advertising space

Posted by on September 22, 2009 in: Business - Plain & Simple

As much as I hate to say it to my clients or colleagues, it is true. Unless you are a famous guru with success at producing sites that generate thousands of visitors (which will get advertisers knocking down your door), you need to create real estate value first. Recently on a project I was involved […]

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A powerful strategy for testimonials

When presenting your product or service for sale, a testimonial can go a long way. Testimonials can show a potential buyer how a previous buyer has been impacted by your offering, and I’ve even seen circumstances where they were the tipping point between “I might buy” and “I will buy”. When we have testimonials, we […]

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