3 Quick Steps to Boost your online presence for business

Let me tell you a little story about a website I recently came across… Picture this: neon flashing pop up screens and banners on a white background. Another banner flies in from the right side – and yet another from the left. Yup. I found a leftover (or forgotten) website that screams to be updated…

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Determine (and double) your website value in 3 simple steps

When it comes to your business, the only way to get ahead is to ask yourself some tough questions. And lately, there’s been one tough question that’s separated the successful online companies from those who are barely surviving. So, if you’re ready to determine your business’s website value, let me ask you this zinger: “Is…

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Is Your Marketing Actually Working? Here’s How to Tell

As business owners, marketing is one of the key activities for business growth. But do you really know how to tell if your online marketing is working for you? The most important aspect with any type of marketing is figuring out how to go about getting a good return on investment (ROI) from your online marketing. This is really the…

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My Favorite 6 Ways To Capture Information

Today, as I was gathering information to do some planning and reviewing my progress, I thought, “I really love it that I can go one place and access all this information quickly.” And then I remembered that it wasn’t always like that. So, I wanted to share with you how I do it in case you don’t…

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Getting Unrolled – Let the Robots Filter Your Email

I finally did something last week that I tell all of my clients to do. I used unroll.me to automatically manage all my email subscriptions. And nope, I don’t think that makes me a hypocrite. The first question you might be asking is: Well, why do you tell other people to do that if you hadn’t? Valid…

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When Inbox Zero Sends You Running For Cover

I’ve known several people recently that gathered up their courage and made the big scary leap to Inbox Zero by archiving all their emails. Thousands of messages, years of email, piles of procrastination, delayed decisions and regret – all removed in a single click. Once it is done, relief! What a wonderful feeling to have…

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8 Ways To Make the Most of Your Next Conference

Attending a conference can be an intense experience. There’s so much information being hurled at you and so many potential connections, clients and partners – it can be overwhelming (at least for me). But, that’s part of the effectiveness, right? Immersing yourself at a retreats, workshop or an event can catapult you forward with learning…

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The Business Owner’s Guide to Email Addresses

As entrepreneurs and citizens of the internet, it’s likely that you’ve got an assortment of email addresses. It can be hard to figure out which ones to use when, and when it is time to create a new one. To answer those questions, I’ve created this Business Owner’s Guide to Email Addresses. Note: this guide…

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Achieving Marketing Nirvana, One Email at a Time

A topic near and dear to my heart has been on the top of many lists recently – email marketing automation. It used to be, there were just a handful of “real” choices when it came to email marketing services – MailChimp, Constant Contact, Aweber and maybe Mad Mimi. But boy-oh-boy, times have changed. The…

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My Diminutive Secret Weapon for Efficiency

We tend to think that bigger is better. The more a single app can do, the “better” it is. Kind of like the late-night infomercial, we’re always waiting for the “but wait…. there’s more!” And sometimes it is useful to have one app to rule them all. But sometimes, it’s the repetitive small tasks that…

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