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Marketing a home business is vastly different than marketing what’s considered a small business.   Learn tips here for marketing your home business on a limited budget.

What Can You Learn about Social Media from a Meteorologist? A Lot. My Interview with Brad Panovich (@WxBrad)

April 1, 2014

Is social media right for everyone? Can Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. make an impact no matter who/what you are? Example: has it changed the way meteorologists perform their jobs? Probably something you’ve thought very little about until now; most of us probably take for granted how we receive information about our weather. The answer, of course,…

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Why Your Business Blog is a Ghost Town

March 20, 2014

You listened to the experts who said the best way to keep your website fresh and get noticed by Google was with a business blog.  You spent hours, maybe even days, reading and re-reading articles about blogging for business.  You’ve carefully crafted blog posts that you were sure would be a hit.  So why is…

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5 Reasons You’re Losing Clients to the Competition

February 28, 2014

Admit it. It’s happened to you.  It’s happened to all of us. You’ve invested time and effort wooing a potential new client, pulling out all the stops to impress them during your phone consultation.  You hang up giddy with excitement, positive that they’ll be returning that signed contract ASAP.  Except all you hear is crickets…

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The Mini Story- The Future of Advertising?

November 13, 2012

I’m currently reading The Impact Equation by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith. I actually should have had it finished at least a month ago, since I was one of the lucky ones to get an advance copy.  I guess I’m way too connected to my Kindle (and Kindle app for iPhone) for reading, because the…

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Google+, Is it Worth the Effort?

June 21, 2012

Google+ vs Facebook? I’m currently in the process of creating a Learning Module on social media for Virtual Assistant Survival School, so the infographic to the left immediately grabbed my attention yesterday. On a quick glance, the numbers and statistics might cause you to wonder if hanging out on Google+ is worth your time. Before you abandon your Circles take a…

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Yes, Your Business Needs a Facebook Page

October 10, 2011

Anyone who reads this blog knows I’m a big fan of Twitter. (Done the right way.) And although I myself sort of dragged my heels at first, I have come to the conclusion that when it comes to social media for business, a Facebook Page is a necessity. The problem is, many small businesses are…

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Business Lesson of the Week: Standing out in the Crowd

March 31, 2011

Disclaimer: I know that I use virtual professionals (virtual assistants, virtual paralegals, etc.) as an example in a lot of my posts, like the one yesterday for example.  But to be honest, most of my posts, e-books and coaching materials apply to any small or micro-business providing services. I just happen to have the inside…

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