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    Do Free Money Making Opportunities Really Exist

    Anyone who has even done the slightest bit of research on the wonderful worldwide web has realized that free money making opportunities are advertised abundantly. And it is basically true that anyone with a computer and a high-speed internet connection can earn money. And often you can do that without spending any money at all. […] More

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    15 Easy Steps to Starting Your Small Business

    Yeah, sure it’s easy, and of course, that title is a little tongue in cheek. It takes a lot of hard work to get a business off the ground. But, it’s worth every hour I’ve spent getting to where I am now. When I decided to start my communication and coaching business, I tried hard […] More

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    How To Start Your Side Hustle With ClickBank

    Did you ever find yourself in the situation where you just had to press that “Buy now” button but hesitated, because you didn’t want to spend $47, $97 or even more just to find out that you chose the wrong product again? Let me tell you that I have been in that situation many times […] More

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    Are You A Craft Junkie? Then Checkout This 25 Places to Sell Your Handmade Crafts Online For 2018

    If you enjoy creating and you constantly hear people telling you that you should sell your creations, it may be time to voyage into the world of selling your crafts for money. Like all things, entering the world of selling crafts should be carefully planned out. There are many websites and venues where you can […] More

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    How To Sell Your Book on Amazon Kindle in 10 Easy Steps

    After writing over 100 e-books, published 3 and co-authored one hard copy books, by the way which are available on Amazon and other online book stores, I think it’s about high time I write an article like this one. The publishing industry doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Even with all the recent news about […] More

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    8 Important Steps I Follow to Write a Book a Year

    I have few business ventures that are as rewarding as writing a book. Please don’t interpret that in financial terms; most any business author will tell you that getting rich on writing a book is a pipe dream. But the ancillary benefits are amazing: • Credibility — People take you more seriously when you have a book. • Marketing — Books […] More

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    5 Daily Disciplines of Successful Marketing Leaders

      The most successful marketing leaders don’t have more hours in the day than the rest of us. By emulating some of the daily disciplines of the most successful marketing leaders, you can improve productivity, earnings and the mythical balance between your career and your personal life. 1. Aggregating relevant news feeds. Digital marketing executives […] More

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    How to Run a Sustainable Writing Business (Where the Backbone of Success Is Simply … You)

    You may love to write. You may get a lot of positive feedback on your writing. And you may have even picked up many great writing gigs over the years, solidifying your status as a professional writer. But something is missing. It’s difficult to balance writing for your existing clients and attracting new clients. Consequently, your writing income varies at […] More

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    Trust Science to Help You Build Your Personal Brand

    Your brain is hardwired to devour visual information. In fact, neurons that process visual information make up 30 percent of the cerebral cortex — compared with 8 percent to decode input from your sense of touch and 3 percent devoted to sorting out auditory cues. You can’t control the resources your brain allocates to processing what you see. It doesn’t even matter […] More

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    How About Turning Your Hobby Into A Lifestyle Business In 2018? Don’t Worry You Don’t Have To Quit Your Job

    Do you like or love spending your free time making something? Does your hobby include, cooking, scrap booking or woodworking? These are just some few things that you can turn into thriving business. Maybe that dream business of yours might be possible in 2018. Here are some examples of hobbies that would make great businesses. Woodworking […] More

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    No Time to Market? You Only Need 15 Minutes a Day.

    Over just the last month I’ve connected with three entrepreneurs who told me they rarely did any marketing for themselves or their small business. I was really surprised. One is a freelance writer, another owns a PR agency and the third runs a software firm. Each is successful but all of them cited a lack […] More

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    How to Avoid Mailing to a Disaster Area

    Natural disasters will definitely have an impact on your direct mail campaign. You will likely see a severely lowered response rate which could cost you thousands of dollars. While predicting the weather is impossible, there still may be time to stop your mail from entering the disaster zone where it could be lost forever. All […] More

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    How Do You Stand Out From 500,000 Advertisers on Instagram?

    Instagram just hit half a million advertisers. But things haven’t always been that rosy: When the company introduced its advertising capabilities,  there was a lot of disgruntlement from users. Now, well into its foray into ads, Instagram is not only still alive but blooming. Related: Start your own business in under 10 minutes  However, even […] More

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    4 Ways to Boost Your Social Media Creativity Game

    Leave it to a dating app to demonstrate the instant success a creative social media marketing approach can bring to a new business. Tinder — the location-based dating service that facilitates matchups between interested parties — used a tactic best described as word-of-mouth advertising in a digital format To successfuly launch its app. Related: Great Ways […] More

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    5 Things You Need to Know About Video Marketing

    You have probably heard it everywhere: video marketing is the future — and the present. Hubspot claims that “video content in no longer an option, it’s a necessary component of any successful marketing strategy.” Here’s the lowdown on video marketing: So even if you’re not a big believer of video as the future, the statistics might convince you […] More

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    5 Core Principles 7-Figure Earners Use When Selling Online

    In business, there are certain fundamentals that must exist for survival. Things like value, trust and company culture should be commonplace. But beyond those fundamental elements, there are five core principles that smart online marketers and seven-figure earners have been using for ages to make millions of dollars, both online and offline. They play into a […] More

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    3 Tips for Writing Online Ad Headlines and Text That Grab Your Buyers’ Attention

    The following excerpt is from Perry Marshall, Mike Rhodes and Bryan Todd’s book Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound Just as with print advertising, on web pages, your headline swings the biggest difference in response. It’s in that split second of reading your […] More

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    63 Great Businesses You Can Start for $10,000 or Less

    You know you want to start something for yourself. You just need to funnel your ambition and time into an idea that’ll earn extra cash, make you proud, and possibly lead to a full-time venture—and that amazing moment you get to say “I quit!” to your boss. But what great idea should you say “I start!” […] More

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    Looking for a Brand Ambassador? Hire a Teacher.

    Technology has become a valuable asset for education. However, many schools lack the budget or other funding to afford certain supplies or state-of-the-art digital tools in every classroom. One way around this? Teachers are becoming brand ambassadors, choosing and testing products from various businesses, often in exchange for incentives such as t-shirts, gift cards and payment of […] More

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    The Best SEO Conferences You Didn’t Know Existed

    Digital marketers and ecommerce specialists have one question on their minds: Is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) still relevant? Recent debate around whether SEO plays an essential role in marketing efforts has prompted some SEO experts to make dire predictions. If it isn’t dead now, they’ve said, it will be extinct in the near future. Other SEO consultants and […] More

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    How to Ace This Year’s Back-to-School Email Marketing Campaign: A Study Guide

    The days are getting shorter, the air is becoming crisp, and despite the wishes of kids and adults alike, the sun is definitely setting on summer. While waving goodbye to a season characterized by great weather, seemingly endless vacations and relaxation is no walk in the park, the end of summer does have it perks, […] More

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    3 Simple Tricks to Explode Your Sales Email Open Rates

    Do you spend hours crafting the perfect email only to discover that your prospect didn’t open it? If so, you’re not alone. For most salespeople, the biggest hurdle in prospecting is getting their emails opened in the first place. Related: How to Write Email Subject Lines That Will Actually Be Opened HubSpot recently released some […] More

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    Here’s How to Find Affordable Influencers to Reach More People and Increase Sales

    “Hey, Brian! You HAVE to check out this new restaurant — Seasons 52.” These were the words of my friend Mel a couple years ago, and they began my love affair with this amazing super-fresh restaurant in King of Prussia, Pa. I’ve been back lots of times since — their flatbread and wine special is […] More

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    What KFC’s Goofy VR Escape Room Taught Me About the Power of Storytelling in Communication

    So far this year, KFC’s marketing campaigns have included publishing a romance novella starring Colonel Sanders, called Tender Wings of Desire, and launching a chicken sandwich into space in a high-altitude balloon. It got weirder yesterday with a special media event that featured a VR escape room — a nightmarish secret lair with robotic arms […] More

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    Why One Talent Manager Says Digitally Native Content Creators Are Not Just a Trend

    Lisa Filipelli is no stranger to the talent world or social media space. She also knows long hours in and out of the office. The former dancer started her television career as a casting assistant at Nickelodeon. She transitioned into a role as an agent trainee in the commercial endorsements department at CAA before moving to an MCN. Her […] More

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    How to Get More Clients Without Being Pushy

    As someone who travels the country for a living, one of the questions I get asked is, “As a service professional, how can I get more clients without being pushy?” Because let’s face it: getting clients as a coach, consultant, speaker, lawyer, chiropractor or other service-related business can be especially challenging, simply by the fact […] More

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    How This Dessert Shop Got 20,000 Instagram Followers in 6 Months Without Advertising

    Free Webinar | August 16th Find out how to optimize your website to give your customers experiences that will have the biggest ROI for your business. Register Now » How does an ice cream shop in a crowded city grow a mass following in less than six months with zero advertising budget? Instagram. New Territories […] More

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    Watch: How to Get the Most Out of SEO With the Least Amount of Effort

    Free Webinar | August 16th Find out how to optimize your website to give your customers experiences that will have the biggest ROI for your business. Register Now » Editor’s Note: In “Tough Love Tuesday,” our first-ever summer success series, we’re connecting side-hustling entrepreneurs with support, resources and advice from amazing experts. Sign up for […] More

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    8 Mistakes Business Owners Make Creating Their ‘About Us’ Page

    Despite being probably the most visited page on a business’s website, the “About Us” is often overlooked. It’s an afterthought following more seemingly important content and product pages. The fact of the matter is that your “About” page is very important. It introduces your business to website visitors, tells them what exactly it is that you do […] More

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    The Many Ways You’re Marketing Even When You Don’t Even Know You Are

    Free Webinar | August 16th Find out how to optimize your website to give your customers experiences that will have the biggest ROI for your business. Register Now » Businesses work hard to create effective marketing campaigns, coming up with strategies carefully crafted to promote their brands both online and off. But whether you realize […] More

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    3 Presentations You Can Automate to Spread the Word to More People

    Free Webinar | August 16th Find out how to optimize your website to give your customers experiences that will have the biggest ROI for your business. Register Now » The following excerpt is from Dan S. Kennedy and Dustin Mathews’ book No BS Guide to Powerful Presentations. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes There’s no […] More

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    How Billion-Dollar Companies Think Differently About Customer Relationships

    Free Webinar | August 16th Find out how to optimize your website to give your customers experiences that will have the biggest ROI for your business. Register Now » Everyone knows great products, solid branding and a thriving corporate culture help a company achieve massive growth. But sometimes the secret to scaling is as simple as being […] More

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    What You Heard One Time Worked for Somebody Is Not a Real Business Strategy

    Free Webinar | August 16th Find out how to optimize your website to give your customers experiences that will have the biggest ROI for your business. Register Now » You’ve heard the stories, right? Some random or famous entrepreneur started using Snapchat and they made $ 300,000 in six months. Another has been using Facebook […] More

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