The flurry of algorithmic changes ushered in by Google in the past few years have made their intentions clear. Businesses have to concentrate on pleasing their human readers first. All Google updates implemented in the recent past have made the obvious effort to give well-researched, original, ... Views: 1
One of the most interesting comments I have heard from my clients was a man who said that he really loved the sound of his voice but he didn’t like how he sounded on recording equipment. What this man did not understand was that the way he hears himself in his head is not his true sound. And ... Views: 1
It’s interesting to me that this is so fascinating because I think I flunked science. I was the girl that blew things up when I wasn’t trying to! It’s not that science didn’t interest me, it did! It’s just my mind doesn’t quite work that way. I do happen to attract a lot of scientific minded ... Views: 18
Colleges and universities provide many different types of jobs. Many people look into teaching jobs at colleges and universities; however, there are many other types of jobs that can be found at schools across the country. Jobs in student development, administration, student affairs, resource ... Views: 9
With Canada’s new Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), it’s hard for some businesses to get their message in front of new prospects – but it doesn’t have to be.
It’s true; you can’t email a commercial message without permission. But you can mail a letter – the old fashioned way – through Canada ... Views: 19
Change management is a well-defined approach that aims to ensure that whatever changes are implemented in an organization will be thoroughly planned and smoothly applied. Most importantly, this approach should guarantee that the benefits of the change will be lasting and will be achieved.
It is ... Views: 4
Online forums are a great, yet often overlooked place to get free publicity.
If you've joined a membership site, purchased any type of software, website hosting, email service, or technology product then you're probably familiar with online forums.
Most exist for the purpose of building a ... Views: 22
Four simple strategies to help Shakira and you recover from bad press.
The VOICE continues to attract strong ratings thanks to millions of viewers who enjoy both the singing competition and the superstar coach/mentors. This season featuring Shakira, Blake Shelton, Usher and Adam Levine was ... Views: 12
Don't call your broker or dump your stock. General Electric's global empire is alive and well. The company founded by Thomas Alva Edison in 1890 is not closing their doors, but heads might roll if Mr. Edison were riding with my wife and I down Evans Road in Melbourne, Florida last Saturday ... Views: 10
The leaked audio of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling shocked the nation and quickly led to his demise.
The initial shock and outrage was probably intensified since the NBA in general and The Clippers have a significant percentage of African American players, and the Clipper's coach ... Views: 11
Is it possible to get a front page feature article in your local newspaper just from sending a press release?
I've done it multiple times and you can too, but it involves a completely different type of press release than you have probably ever used before.
Most small business owners ... Views: 18
Trying to become a brand name? Learn from Rock and Roll Hall of Famer David Crosby!
I was fascinated at David Crosby's recent admission on CBS Sunday Morning show that he copied everything from George Harrison and the Beatles.
Crosby said that he admired The Beatles so much that he bought ... Views: 10
What were they thinking?
I've lived in Central Florida since I was a toddler. I've eaten more than my share of country fried steak, fried green tomatoes, catfish, shrimp and grits, and other fine Southern favorites.
I'm not shocked when I see gator tail on a menu or gator jerky at a ... Views: 16
Have you ever listened to a radio talk show guest being interviewed about your area of expertise and thought, "I could do a better job than him?" Or "I know more about that than she does"?
You're probably right! You may have more knowledge about your field, you may have more experience, and ... Views: 17
Publicity is all about getting your message in front of your audience. It may be the message about you being a great Realtor, a successful attorney, the best cardiologist, a caring healthcare provider...
It may be your new book, your non-profit, your business opportunity, your ... Views: 9
I attended my first writer's seminar shortly after the release of my first book, Party For Two.
It made three of Amazon's Best Seller lists in the first week because of my online publicity and social media campaign, but I knew nothing about offline book promotion.
The seminar presenter ... Views: 9
A common temptation we all face is staying true to our brand. Specifically staying true to the heart of the niche we've chosen.
I learned this lesson the hard way when I allowed asparagus to knock me off track. No, asparagus is not branding lingo, I really do mean the "supposedly" innocent ... Views: 16
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Feng Shui and Real Estate - by Teresa Min Yee Hwang Master of Feng Shui & Lecturer, FSRC Chinese Astrologer Certified Interior Designer Teresa Hwang Feng Shui & Design Feng Shui Research Center BC Canada http://www.teresahwang.com
In Chinese, the word "Feng" means Wind and "Shui" means Water. The literal translation of Feng Shui is the study and application of Wind and Water. Figuratively, Feng Shui is the art and science of identifying the dynamic energies (Qi) in our environment, and utilising them to achieve Balance ... Views: 28
You need to have strong email marketing systems in place in order to effectively monetize your email list. Why? Because sending out email marketing without having systems in place is like throwing spaghetti at the wall to see if it sticks.
Without systems, your email:
-Might get opened, ... Views: 20
Whenever we introduce the experiential work we do around giving yourself a raise during our Client Attraction Summit, some participants look excited and others look absolutely terrified! Eventually, they all come to understand what most 6-figure entrepreneurs know: there are always people ... Views: 8
Thank you, today, for the opportunity to share my thoughts on the importance of business training, workshops, hiring and handling business more conveniently which are critical aspects of growing any business.
This I would like to shed light on the importance of Business ... Views: 20
You are correct if you say we communicate using words- partially though! We also employ voice tone, gestures and body language, emotional state, clothing, the physical location (aka time/place setting) we occupy, and more; this is, in addition to the words we use. Even the lack of communicating ... Views: 14
I consider blog and article writing to be one of the easiest marketing methods to keep up with and build your authority over time. The beauty of content marketing is that you get to share your point of view, your personality, and your expertise which are a surefire ways to establish yourself as ... Views: 15
I: Introduce and Initiate
When someone is introduced to you and your business, what is that person’s first impression? The answer to that question is important. The answer will help you to be true to yourself. As a result, you’ll see how well you present yourself.
Contrary to popular ... Views: 21
If you are one of the many women underpaid for your work, it is your individual responsibility to make sure you do what you can to correct this situation. Sure, there are many external variables that prevent women from getting paid what they are worth, but each individual woman must handle her ... Views: 11
An age old recipe for success goes a little like this: if you want to be a successful person, do what successful people do. So what exactly do successful people do? Here’s a list of traits that all successful business owners and entrepreneurs share:
One of these traits is found in ... Views: 23
The shift to the “mobile first” enterprise will have as big an impact as the introduction of the web. There are 1.6 billion smartphones alone in the market and the number of connected devices is set to see further step change growth through multi-device ownership, including tablets and new ... Views: 8
If you’ve been in business for awhile, you have a number of clients who completed your initial program. You may wonder, “What can I do with these clients next?” They are a valuable group since they have already invested in working with you.
Of course, you could create a whole new program or ... Views: 7
The year 2014 is going to be splendid for designers. The web is constantly evolving and what was hot favorite in 2013 may not be the same in 2014, as there are always new ideas and edgy techniques emerging. To get the attention of your audiences, you will have to impress them visually that will ... Views: 12
I have an extraordinary friend I often secretly call “Superwoman.” That’s because at 65 years old, she has most active lifestyle of anyone I know. She ziplines, kayaks, bikes, hikes and canoes, rain or shine, sleet or snow, 52 weeks of the year. She heads several fitness groups in her area and ... Views: 22
Most business owners have experienced this common situation. You get an email inquiry asking about your fees as the first or only question. If you have responded with your pricing, you probably never heard from the person again, right? This is not the best way to reel in a potential ... Views: 22
For many people, the success of a woman is primarily out of “luck”. While it is true that luck is the ultimate game changer, it isn’t enough to make a woman a great leader. A woman becomes a true great leader because of her dedication, perseverance, commitment, and intelligence. These are the ... Views: 34
I write about creating wealth, that it’s in everyone’s right to make really good money. I share with you Wealth tracking sheets and inspirational quotes regarding money. I even say I love money…well, what money stands for that is, meaning the good that it can do for others and for ... Views: 24
Employment rates are better this year, which means fresh graduate are expected to have better opportunities of securing a job. I wonder though, how many will take their internship seriously? How many will show up expecting three easy months of coffee-fetching and copy-making work?
A research ... Views: 13
I was eating at a restaurant when I overheard this woman complaining about her boss to a friend. After ranting, her friend said, “Suck it up, you’re lucky to have a job.”
After hearing this conversation, I realized that sometimes, no matter how nice and polite you are; your boss just doesn’t ... Views: 10
After years of deployment, rigid schedules and working within the military’s structure, the difference in environment and job description between civilian and military work can be overwhelming.
Despite the uncertainty it brings, many veterans look forward to working in the corporate world, ... Views: 9
As a stay-at-home mom, updating your resume is perhaps the most overwhelming task you’ll need to do after deciding to rejoin the workforce.
I know it’s a bit overwhelming and ironic to some extent, considering you’ve done well raising your kids – updating your resume should be a piece of ... Views: 10
The weather is warming up…it’s not too warm and it’s not too cold either. Flowers are starting to bloom and the trees are starting to wake up from their winter slumber. You know what this means, right? It’s time to clean up—the backyard, your closet of last season’s clothes, and your online ... Views: 11
Your visual image makes a statement; your verbal image makes a statement. But what about your vocal image? Have you ever considered what the sound of your speaking voice says about you? When we hear a rich, resonant, deep voice, like that of Catherine Zeta Jones or James Earl Jones, we are ... Views: 26
Yii one of the most in demand open source web application framework today. What has made it so popular is that, it is simply ready to serve you with all ease. Whether it is a simple website or a massive one with large number of functionalities, Yii is undeniably the best choice. Yii stands for ... Views: 16
Money is not a bad thing at all, of course. It only becomes evil when you start to make earning and accumulating a lot of money your purpose and goal in life. So is making money the main reason you are alive? You would initially say “Of course not!” This seems like a really easy question to ... Views: 47
Do you know that becoming a great leader rests on the ability to master one's internal emotional landscape? Do you know that greatness is manifest by individuals who are able to display courage, inner strength, integrity, high moral values, clarity of vision, empathy, understanding, self ... Views: 30
Lately I have been experiencing a ground swell of desire for a new way to be and live. I expect to see this from my clients, however I am seeing it in places and people I would not expect.
Arianna Huffington shares her thoughts about redefining success in her new book, Thrive: The Third ... Views: 21
It's obvious to anyone that procrastination is bad for performance and success. It is not so obvious why procrastination exists at all. After all, as human beings are we not oriented to achieving the best life outcomes possible for ourselves? Is this not what Darwinian evolution advocates? So ... Views: 42
Do you know the only reason most people live in scarcity is because they have been hypnotized into accepting a host of limiting beliefs around their ability to create the abundance they rightfully deserve? Do you know most of those beliefs are held clandestinely outside of conscious awareness ... Views: 18
Guest blogging means publishing an article on someone else's website or blog. There are many advantages for both the blog owner and the guest blogger when this occurs. The following are some of these advantages.
Benefits to Blog Owner
Build Relationships. Allowing guests to post on your ... Views: 30
You have started fulfilling your dream by starting a small business. It's up and running, some people are visiting your website and sales are happening. But, something seems to be missing. Sales aren't increasing like you thought they would. You are not generating new clients or customers and ... Views: 13
Blogs are a powerful platform, and when placed into good use, you can gain a lot from your efforts, whether you are doing it for financial or personal reasons. By writing valuable blog content, you will be on the right path to success.
Unfortunately, when you Google search for the keyword ... Views: 15
Here’s a story that might keep you up at night. I was talking with a client who had graduated with his MBA just a year ago. He was upset that things had not changed for him in his current company. No raise. No promotion. No new opportunities. In fact, no one even recognized that he earned his ... Views: 17
Staying motivated throughout the life of your career is challenging to say the least. There are so many forces that will drive you away from career satisfaction. The major problem is that we are always changing. I don’t just mean you will change, I also mean that your environment will change as ... Views: 28