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10 Personal Branding Tips For Making A Big Change

We’ve all laughed about how someone’s driver’s license, passport photo or employee ID snapshot doesn’t look at all like that person, or whose business card photo is at least twenty years younger than they are! It’s funny because the picture is ...
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Build Authority for Your Brand by Writing a Book

One of the fastest ways to build authority for your brand is by writing a book. A book gives you instant credibility in the business world. A book can be used in many ways, including: print, a PDF (Portable Document Format), ...
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A Basic Blogging Configuration in WordPress

If you’re planning to blog in WordPress you want to get plenty of circulation for each post. One of way of doing so is to use a 3rd party service such as Hootsuite, though if you have Jetpack installed you can ...
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The Main Purpose of a Blog: List Building

One of the most important business building strategies is to create a list. The reason why is simple. With a list you can sell your products and services to the same clients, over and over again. According to a Maria Veloso, ...
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Create Authority and Build Trust by Creating Community Online

One of the most effective ways of engaging your audience is where you start the conversation and talk with clients about what they need and how your business can give them that. Here’s how it works: You join groups which match ...
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Do You Make These Storytelling Mistakes?

We all love a good story. Tell a good story and you'll have your audience liking you, engaged with you and wanting to know more. Master the art of storytelling and the sky's the limit for you. A master storyteller will have ...
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One Secret to Getting a Standing Ovation

I’ve been coaching public speaking for twenty years. In this time, coaching everyone from entrepreneurs to CEOs to national high school speech champions… and with graduate degrees in both communications and theater, I’ve learned a thing or two about speaking. Mostly that… ...
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Seven Best Practices of Editing Your Own Work

Nothing kills credibility faster than mistakes in your book. Before you submit your work to an editor, there are a number of strategies you can use to save time and money. 1. Walk Away From Your Work Try and give yourself at ...
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Which one should I choose: WordPress.org or WordPress.com?

I have been running my Website Creation Workshop program for 7 years now, but every single time I run an introductory webinar or teleseminar, this question comes up: What’s the difference between wordpress.com and wordpress.org? I see how people ...
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5 Best Practices of Thought Leadership

Thought leadership is a hot buzzword, however, there are many definitions and misconceptions about what a thought leader is. I'd like to offer a definition that may be slightly broader than what you're used to. Once you're comfortable with the ...
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Build a Strong Online Presence with Wikipedia

I’m old enough to remember using the Britannica Encyclopedia, considered the defacto reference, when doing my school research work.  My how times have changed.  In today’s information age online journalists and high level influencers turn to the Internet to gather ...
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Top Ways Google Alerts Help You Get Into the Media

Recently presenting to SocialBuzzU on How To Get Your Blog All Over The Media , I shared numerous no-cost ways to get publicity for your blog and business. Here is one additional tool I use to identify publicity opportunities ...
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Why Images are dominating the Business

Why Images are Dominating the Business World

Have you noticed the amount of images that have exploded into the social media scene? It’s no mistake that these images have taken over our favourite social media platforms. With the advent of smart phones that have some super high quality ...
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Putting the R.A.P. in Rapport – Mastering the Art of High Power Communication

- Dr. Karen Jacobson, high performance coach, author, speaker and wellness advisor. Imagine walking into a room anywhere around the world, listening to any foreign language and immediately being able to communicate and speak with everyone around you. How cool would ...
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Social Media Build Your Tribe – Entice Engagement By Giving Your Followers Success

Social Media engagement starts a cocktail-party style encounter amidst streams of clever quotes and cute critters. You have a chance to say ‘hi’ with a smile, you may have a chance to chat, and sometimes there’s a click-through. Engaging followers on ...
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