• It's not your turn, is it?

      If you're moving forward and moving fast, you've no doubt heard it: People who look like you aren't qualified to do this work. Your resume is thin. You don't know the right people. You're too young to take this one on. This isn't for someone as cute as you. The thing you failed at, all those years ago, that disqualifies you from this. I don't trust the ___s.

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  • How To Write A Blog Worth Reading

    When you LOVE to blog, and people LOVE to read your blog... “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” ~ Benjamin Franklin How To Write A Blog Worth Reading I'm going to make this short & simple for you, because you could easily complicate the heck out of it... but that's really not necessary. So here you go: 1. Blog on a topic you ENJOY 2.

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  • Dot Com Lunch – 20 Tons of Pubic Hair Edition

    Last week, there was no Dot Com Lunch because I was cruising the British Virgin Islands aboard a mega yacht. However, I made it back to the OC in time to host this week’s lunch at Pho Ba Co. We had a really big turn our for today pre-Valentine’s Day lunch. We got only 13 RVSPs, but over twenty people showed up. We have a standing policy that if you sho ...

    John Chow/ John Chow dot Com- 5 readers -
  • How to Use Algorithmic Pricing to Maximize Profits

    As a private label seller, your goal is to maximize the profit on your private label products. Pricing is the most crucial factor to impact your gross profit – and thus it requires your full attention. But how can you know for sure you’re not pricing your private label products too low? You may be leaving money on the table that you’re not aware of.

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin How To's- 5 readers -
  • Nine Ways to Have More Effective Meetings [Infographic]

    Think meetings are boring, unnecessary wastes of time? Then you're doing them wrong. Check out these tips for making meetings productive. Set your agenda ahead of time—and let attendees know about it. "Circulating a clear agenda well in advance allows those attending to prepare for it, resulting in focused, productive meetings," recommends CT Business Travel in the following infographic.

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  • Rainmaker Rewind: Why Freedom Beats Money and Status

    This week’s edition of Rainmaker Rewind features a fascinating new episode of Unemployable about freedom, entrepreneurship, and the value of experiencing life on your own terms. As you’ll learn, Natalie Sisson has spent the last few years of her life building her online business while living out of her suitcase. Natalie is, without doubt, a freedom advocate.

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  • Valentine’s Day marketing

    We’ve teamed up with SEMrush​ for the love of stats. How did they do it? Well… “We gathered 2000 long tail keywords, containing ‘commercial’ words (gift / present / offer / buy / sale / cheap / discount ...

    Martin Shervington/ Plus Your Business- 8 readers -
  • Town INC – Book Interview

    Heidi Cohen interviews Andrew Davis Q: What’s your best piece of advice for readers looking to improve their marketing? The most important piece of advice I give marketers today is: Get rich. Target a niche. In a global marketplace and a world where it’s increasingly difficult to be everything to everyone, the smartest marketers commit to a niche.

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohen- 9 readers -
  • Instagram Account Switching: This Week in Social Media

    Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention. What’s New This Week Instagram Rolls Out Account Switching: “Starting this week, you can easily switch between multiple accounts without having to log out and log back in” on Instagram.

    Social Media Examinerin Social- 10 readers -
  • How to deal with seams

    a. There is no seam. We've finessed the seam so thoroughly, you can't even tell. This doctor knows everything about the situation as seen by the last doctor, no need to worry about the handoff. You can't tell where one part of the railing ends and the other begins. Your place in the queue and your records and your status are so clear to the next agent ...

    Seth Godin/ Seth Godin's Blogin How To's- 6 readers -
  • Solving Pesky Computer Issues for Bloggers and Social Media Marketers

    It happens to all of us. We mind our own business (don’t we always) and we are just going to meet that deadline and realize that some malware pop-up is warning us that it needs our attention. We have to drop everything to find out what it is all about (and, fortunately, it has been handled by our malware tool). Well, at least we hope it has been covered.

    Deborah Anderson/ Growmapin Social- 9 readers -
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