Social Media 101

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I found this podcast on Social Media 101 in my archives and it’s relevant today in 2015. This call is a question and answer call about Facebook, Twitter, Blogging, and getting more clients, of which I am answering questions. Enjoy the call..

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Are you Procrastinating?

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Are you procrastinating? If you are, you are experiencing stress, anxiety, a sense of guilt and crisis, health problems, and severe loss of personal productivity. Procrastination also gives you social disapproval for not meeting responsibilities or commitments. These feelings combined may promote further procrastination. While it is regarded as normal…

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About WordPress Podcasts


There is something about WordPress podcasts that gives everyone an opportunity to learn more about WordPress. Whether we are newbies or experienced. On I found this list of Podcasts which other experts in the field are using posttests to get their message out about WordPress. Here’s the list of…

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Mentors are such a key aspect your personal and business life. In this post I’ll cover why you ought to seek out mentors, where you can find them and why. A business mentor will keep you focused, ask questions to help you be inspired, get to know your “WHY” you…

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A Free Book Library


This is so cool, a free book library, books and such you can share for your neighbors to read, it’s a great way to get to know your neighbors. Little Free Library Story from Beargrass Media on Vimeo. Apparently, several of these little libraries are showing up in neighborhoods. Imagine,…

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Backpack Farm Program


This Video is about the BackPack Farm Program, which teaches Africans how to farm. Backpack Farm Working with Eco-Friendly Farming to Help Africans to Feed Africa. Rachel Zedeck, is a Change Agent. Join these Change Agents here. About Rachel: She works in East Africa on a personal mission to incubate…

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The Mystery about Google+


What is the mystery about with Google+? it seems although Google has launched this platform the instructions in how to use it seems to be vague. Ah! I found a website dedicated to help you along with other people I’ve learned from. It’s seems because Facebook and LinkedIn has a…

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Simple Marketing

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There is no need to be all over the place feeling exhausted and not having results or the kind of results you want. Simple Marketing ideas work the best. I’ve been speaking to many professionals who used to be Marketers, PR people who are just finding it more difficult to…

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6 Easy Shoestring Marketing Tips


6 shoestring Marketing tips to get started in launching or growing your business. Whether you are offering products or services. Let’s get started!! Marketing Tip#1  Write your own e-zine or newsletter or online paper to reach new global customers. Use a E-mail service company such as MailChimp.  Scoop it! provides content…

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One Small Act of Kindness

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One small act of kindness. This message was delivered to my inbox, rather than sort through who I was going to send it to, I just decided to post it. Kindness among other things are important to me..most of all how are we sharing, killing people with kindness, uplifting each…

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Promotion is Crucial!

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Many say artists and marketing don’t mix! Many artists hate marketing themselves. Promotion is crucial! Not only for sales, but..your events.. I totally understand these feelings but let me say that marketing can be tedious but it can also be a very positive experience for artists; it’s a great way…

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Negative Feedback

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There are so many passionate bloggers, we work hard, we share and boost up each other and somehow we just end up with negative feedback. How can you overcome the negative feedback? Sometimes you just have to ignore it, send the person who is saying negative things about you, send…

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Feeling Anxious?

I couldn’t quite put my finger on it, until today..”I’ve been feeling anxious” in the past couple of days. Why? I have so many deadlines..putting together crowdsourcing proposals, grants..attracting matches for my new project.. by listening to the audio below, I have released my anxiousness..recognized that once I released them,…

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Heart at Work is Required

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It’s incredibly hard sometimes to keep going, when there are so many reasons to give up, your Heart at Work is required. This is where you need to decide if you want to do something with your life or you’re okay with being average. Don’t throw away all that hard…

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Ways to Get Customers


There are many ways to get more customers. These three articles, offer you a way to check in how you are doing in getting more customers. Besides getting more customers, how are you retaining them? How is your sales processes? Without sales, or converting people into customers then perhaps we…

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What’s a Money Tree?

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What’s a money tree? I like to call it a visual view of what your revenue streams (money) for your business looks like, it’s a visual perspective. This painting represents a money tree. Some call it a place where you can visit in your imagination. I call it a visual…

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Happy Thanksgiving

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Happy Thanksgiving, it’s more than going to a another holiday commercial sale. It’s to me about celebrating with friends, family and being grateful. The words in the picture say it all! There are so many people that I am grateful in my life for, people of whom I have learned…

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Re-Creating You

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Re-creating you is about re-inventing yourself. What have your own experiences been, when work ends un-expectantly like getting laid off, or you quit or you get fired or relationships end for a variety of reasons. How can you re-create yourself? Your core of who are are is where you need…

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Power Networking

Even as a Networking Addict, I am always looking for ways to be better. In the Success Magazine 2011, there are 10 actions we can do today to become better at networking 1. Connect the dots this just means have clear mesaurable goals to help you to get to where…

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The Thank You Economy

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The Thank you Economy according to Gary Vay Ner Chuk, who wrote the fabulous book Crush It. – His second book is about “The Thank you Economy”..he believes it is much easier now to develop relationships with people via Social Media. Developing relationships is time consuming, by doing the one…

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What is a Relationship?

What is a Relationship and what does it really mean? What kind of relationships do we have in our business? This question came up in an interview about growing your business with relationships. What does the work “relationship” really mean. After all, we can have many different kinds of relationships…

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Give the Gift of Listening

Carol Deckert interviews Charlie Boyer shares what a give the gift of Listening – it’s a great call! Charles Boyer, Ed.D., (Charlie) is a Faculty Expert in Mentoring Leaders at Better YOUniversity, helping YOU enjoy a BETTER work-life balance with Clarity, Confidence, and Creativity. Charlie brings his exceptional people skills,…

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Building Collaborative Relationships

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Building collaborative relationships are when two or more people come together to work together to realize the shared goals. This is more than the intersection of common goals seen in co-operative ventures, but a deep, collective, determination to reach an identical objective. Most collaboration requires leadership, although the form of…

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How to Use an AutoResponder

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This is your guide of how to use an autoresponder. AutoResponders are powerful tools. AutoResponders are powerful tools. Successful online marketers use them to automate repetitive sales tasks, build and manage multiple prospect lists, and send out regular articles, updates, and announcements. More than providing an automated response to an…

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How do you Define Social Good?

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How do you define social good? A group of MBA students discuss their firsthand experiences from the Power of Social Technology curriculum at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. “Let’s talk about purpose,” says MC Hammer, How do you define “social good’?” He looks straight at me. The class falls…

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Why Do You Blog?


Why do you blog? For some people it’s about becoming an expert in their field, some, to share their experiences or there are several other reasons why. Technorati did a survey to discover a few things about bloggers about the growth and trends in the blogosphere. 57% of businesses blog…

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Seeing Greatness in Others

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Seeing greatness in others, by giving them praise and appreciation helps them to feel good and you feel good about giving it. [URL=][IMG][/IMG][/URL] When you are working with others the more “Great Work” or “Great Job” you say, you’ll find others will respond quicker and more positively to you. When…

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Get Referrals

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To get referrals you need to create or own social circle, the people are connectors who are willing to help you to grow your vision or business. I’ve been writing about creating your own Social Circle Series. They are about developing your own business circles for referrals and how you…

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Collaborating is the Future


Successful Business Networking: Collaborating is the future! These are some excerpts from Engineer-a-Business – written on 21 June 2010. (as of 11.14 I couldn’t find the full article to link to.) Many businesses have used social media networking sites to successfully sell their products, develop key business relationships, conduct research…

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How to Lower Your Marketing Costs

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Here are four things your can do for how to lower your marketing costs. Inbound Marketing, is the only way to’s inexpensive, you aren’t wasting your money on advertising, you’re using the real power of people, by educating, connecting and promoting. It’s really that simple. Advertising is shouting out…

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Free Hugs

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Free Hugs are all around us. It’s up to us if we are willing to share a hug or two. This is how we all could begin our relationships could out – Hugs to you all. After all, we are strangers until we meet.

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10 Lessons for Start-Up Marketing

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This guest post written by” title=”Edward Boches” target=”_blank”>Edward Boches, he shares, 10 lessons for start-up marketing. “How can a start-up with a few employees and a tiny marketing budget get its name out there?” The question appeared perfect for a panel that included blogger and Twitter star Chris Brogan,…

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Blazing Your Own Trail

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If you want to be blazing your own trail, then you ought to have your own strategic plan. Why do you need an strategic plan? It’s like a blueprint in building your house, would you build a house without one? It’s a process of determining the future course of your…

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WordPress VS Websites


Is there a difference between WordPress VS websites? Yes! When it comes to blogging, for some reason people are really confused. I spoke with two different people yesterday about the differences between a blog and a website. They can be both. Many times they are implemented as a Website. However,…

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Defining Your Niche

Who do you help? Defining your niche is very important whether you are going after clients or even looking for work. “One of the girls I have been mentoring was looking for a job..we’ll call her Wendy for this case study. The sound of her voice dropped when she talked…

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What is Technorati and why should you use it. Technorati with its search engine, tags, feeds and rankings has become the go-to source for all things blog. The site has undergone several makeovers over the years with the most recent changes drastically simplifying the design with more of a focus…

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Social Media Marketing Report

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The Social Media Marketing Report got started in 2009, it’s certainly, worth reading to find out what the status is for Businesses using Social Media in 2014. Michael and his team did a great job! MarketingSherpa calls Michael the “grandfather of white papers.” He’s author of the bestselling book, Writing…

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Blogger Outreach

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When I saw this article, about blogger outreach, I said, to myself YES!! Someone who agrees with me. (or maybe in this case I agree with Susan). Susan Payton is the Managing Partner of Egg Marketing & Public Relations, an Internet marketing firm specializing in blogger outreach, social media, and…

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How to Use SlideShare

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SlideShare is a great marketing tool, listened to a webinar on how to use Slideshare. How you can use it for your business. It’s another place where you can share your marketing materials, art shows, brochures..they have added quite a few new services like Lead Capture, Advertising of course. What…

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10 Lessons on Building Trust

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There are many ways to building trust on your website, here’s 10 lessons learned. You can’t do too much to build trust. Most of it comes down to common sense and good business practice. To ensure that you are continually improving your trustworthiness, every time you go to a website,…

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How to Create a Successful Community

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“The goal of a successful community design is to bring out the community’s own internal direction, character and energy..what makes them successful over time is their ability to generate enough excitement relevance and value to attract and engage members..nothing can substitute for this sense of aliveness.” *Cultivating Communities of Practice,…

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Is Your Social Net Working?

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Every person has a Social Net..from connecting with people, by networking. The question is your social net working? How does or is Social Media networking/marketing working for you? Are your connections helping you? Here are comments, feedback from the creatives… Most people like Artists and other professionals like to think…

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