Cut Through All The Noise and Stand Out On The Internet

If you’ve been on the Internet any time at all, you know it’s big, it can be intimidating, and with all the chatter that goes on…it’s very noisy. You can find Facebook and LinkedIn pages and do Google searches on any business imaginable! Many of these businesses may even be similar to yours. But how many of these businesses actually get seen? Most are just passed over and experience very little activity. But then there are others that just POP right on to your screen, they stand out and draw your attention. These are the ones that are engaging and
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In Your Business Day Are You Constantly Changing Hats

As business owners, especially solo business owners and entrepreneurs, our day is filled with many different tasks that we need to address, take care of, and resolve during the day. As I thought about it, a funny picture came to mind and put a smile on my face but then I thought about the confusion and lack of focus it can also cause. So on a lighter note, just for a minute, let’s talk about hats today!! I’m taking about the MANY different hats and a few accessories we might wear during our business day. • Construction Helmet: This is
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Do You Know How to Nail Your Marketing Message

When I wrote this blog, I was writing the curriculum for my group coaching program: Gateway To Business Freedom Mastermind, an 8 week, high-level group program. The training module I was working on was called Nailing Your Marketing Message and as I wrote the information, I realized just how critical it was for growing your business so I stopped 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 fact, it brings up anything but a pretty picture.
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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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