Do You Know How to Nail Your Marketing Message

As I write this blog post, I’m buried in creating the curriculum for my coaching program: Gateway To Business Freedom Mastermind. It’s an 8 week, high-level group program launching in mid-June. The training module I’m working on is Nailing Your Marketing Message and as I wrote the information, I realized just how critical this is to growing your business and wanted to stop to do a quick post to share. There are many business owners who cringe at that 9 letter word…. Marketing! And for many, it doesn’t conjure up visions of sugar plums in their head either. As a matter of
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Your Business Should Be on Facebook And Here’s Why

Several weeks ago Sara Duggan, a Virtual Assistant who offers Social Media and Blog Management services at www.SaraDuggan.me, was attending one of my webinars on Online Marketing and Social Media. A few days later Sara contacted me and I agreed for her to interview me on social media and specifically Facebook. (You know I LOVE to talk about online marketing and social media anyway…and to be interviewed is just the cream on top…Oh yeah!!  Thanks, Sara!!  <grin>) Sara asked some questions during this interview that made me dig deep for answers and opened up WHY Your business should be on
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Do You Need A Website Re-Design Or Re-Branding

    Back in the mid ’90’s when I first started out online in business my website and content was created to target a broad market. I thought everyone would want what I offered! But as time passed I found my target audience was changing. Then the time came when I knew my website no longer reflected me or who my market and ideal client had become. I had created and had designed, several websites during this time but it had been awhile since my last website change and I knew it was time to re-design and re-brand my website and
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What You Can Learn About Marketing From Cats

As many of you know, Muffin (or Muffie as she likes to be called) is our kitty girl. She’s been with us since she decided to let us be her parents back on Christmas eve, 1999. Yep, she’s getting on up there in age. If you have a cat you know what I mean when I say… you don’t control a cat, they control you…and very well I might add. <grin> So what can you learn about marketing from cats??… These are just a few ways to market your business for more visibility. Are you ready to get more visibility,
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Focus, Commitment, and Consistency – Oh My!

  Focus, commitment, and consistency. Three of the most powerful words when it comes to online marketing and building a business. But…. These three words are powerful yes, but have you ever had times when it was hard to focus… your thoughts and actions were all over the place. What about commitment, you want to, but again you’re doing this and doing that…all over the board. And consistency…that’s the BIG one! You can be consistent for a few days, but then…. Guess what??!! I’ve just described myself and some of the problems I have…. Yes, I have these same problems
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Finishing Up 2015

Wow! Can you believe we only have about 9 days remaining in 2015? I don’t think the years can go by much faster than they do now <grin> This time of the year is a powerful time to look back at what did and didn’t work for this year. But it’s also a very powerful to look forward to what you want to have happen in the upcoming year. It’s a time of year that I actually take time off away from business and reflect of the current year and then look forward to and plan for the next year.
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