Cora Darrah has been an educator in the public school system for over 35 years and has written three books successfully selling them on Amazon, and is almost finished with the fourth one. Her first book made the Amazon bestseller list in the first week! She is getting ready to see how that one is… Continue reading 3 Self-Publishing Steps for Selling on Amazon
5 Ways to Increase Your Affiliate Commissions
Photo by fauxels on Pexels.com Affiliate marketing is a business model with huge opportunities for marketers. Even with cookie issues this is a great way to supplement passive income if you are a consistent content creator. The term passive income essentially refers to any revenue stream that doesn’t require your constant attention and care, which… Continue reading 5 Ways to Increase Your Affiliate Commissions
Stop Chasing Tactics
Photo by Dmitriy Ganin on Pexels.com When there are too many choices and you have no idea what to do, you are probably chasing tactics. When your friends are telling you different things and you are getting even more confused, you are probably chasing tactics. When you feel like you are overwhelmed and want to… Continue reading Stop Chasing Tactics
7 Tips For Becoming A Good Storyteller
Photo by Jopwell on Pexels.com Telling stories is a great way to connect with your audience. It doesn’t matter if you’re up on stage, teaching a class, writing an email to your list, recording a podcast or writing a blog post. Storytelling should play a big part of your content creation and marketing strategies. Storytelling… Continue reading 7 Tips For Becoming A Good Storyteller
Let’s Get This Conversation Started
Photo by fauxels on Pexels.com Content Marketing and Why You Need It Unless you can find a group of people already talking about your company and know how to find more of them, you will need to use marketing and communication strategies that position you with your audience. These strategies will center on building content… Continue reading Let’s Get This Conversation Started
Spelling Marketing with 3 Rs
Feel like your marketing efforts aren’t working? Not seeing enough action from the right people, or not getting enough of them to your site? Find out how to use the three R’s in Marketing Often marketers are busy trying to fill an editorial calendar, and not watching the quality of the content or the connection… Continue reading Spelling Marketing with 3 Rs
7 Benefits of Entrepreneurship to Community
Blog published on Itzinya.org on 2/4/22 Global entrepreneurship injects new money, growth and opportunity into a community, system, and society. Investments into people, skills development, and business startups pay off in exponential rewards. More than a billion people around the world live in extreme poverty, and the impact of COVID-19 on global poverty is devastating… Continue reading 7 Benefits of Entrepreneurship to Community
Charging By the Hour, or By Project?
What is the difference with quotes by the hour, or by project? You can hire someone by the hour to get tasks done, or you can hire marketing support with experience and history to solve problems for you and move you from project to project along the path to your goals. The advantages of having… Continue reading Charging By the Hour, or By Project?
Your Mindset and Your Future Success
The Effect Core Values, Beliefs, and Vision Have on Your Personal Development Every person alive has a set of core values and beliefs about life that influences the vision they have of the future and even sometimes the past. These core values and beliefs are often developed in childhood and can be strongly tilted toward… Continue reading Your Mindset and Your Future Success
Breakthough Your Social Media Struggles
If you are like many others struggling to get social working for your business, you might be experiencing things like: You don’t know what to post Your posts aren’t getting the attention or the right audienceNot getting people to your siteNot growing your email listAds not selling product or services So many pieces have to come… Continue reading Breakthough Your Social Media Struggles
Seven Deadly Sins of Online Marketing
Internet Marketing entails planning, brainstorming, and research — and then, weeks and months of followup, tracking, and analysis. Your competition has turned the heat up online. So, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and get to it! We see too many firms commit the same sins, so here are ways for you to avoid them. Sin… Continue reading Seven Deadly Sins of Online Marketing
How to Start a Podcast
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Here’s a Checklist of tasks to get started podcasting in an hour! Working through the list in order goes quickly, we promise: ❐ Pick a specific subject, name, logo ❐ Write a few lines about your topic and who your audience will be ❐ Choose format – self, interview a… Continue reading How to Start a Podcast
It’s Marketing That Makes the Difference…Why is Strategy So Important?
Why is strategy so important? Many clients come to marketing firms or ad agencies knowing they need to make more money by attracting more customers, but not knowing where to start. A Facebook post or article might tell you about something great to try that worked for someone else, but you need experience to know… Continue reading It’s Marketing That Makes the Difference…Why is Strategy So Important?
5 Easy Steps to Get Recognized as an Expert
Everyone has got their own special set of skill: whether it could be weaving, making cupcakes, fixing tires, computer repair, doll collecting, pet grooming, gym routines, special legal work, wedding planning, helping people, organizing, working phone apps, or anything else, you’ve been told to write an ebook and sell it online. Or, maybe you’ve been… Continue reading 5 Easy Steps to Get Recognized as an Expert
How to Find Your Hot Business Idea
Use your skills and expertise to find your next profitable business idea and online concept: You know you want to start a business online, but not sure what would work best for you yetStop chasing every idea and get into action with confidenceDiscover how to how to decide what your product or service should be… Continue reading How to Find Your Hot Business Idea
The 80% in Marketing
Using the Pareto Principle to Achieve Anything Faster Our modern world recognizes being busy as being important. It seems the more running around you do, the more urgent tasks you have, the more respected you are. Think about it – have you ever talked about how busy you are when someone asked you how you were? Probably.… Continue reading The 80% in Marketing
Outsourcing: Finding and Working with Outside Help
updated from 1/17/18 – Part one of two With so many parts to your marketing system, and all the new tools available to you it’s easier for solopreneurs and marketing teams to do a lot more on-their-own. On the other hand, it’s not necessary to personally learn all the technical skills needed to build a… Continue reading Outsourcing: Finding and Working with Outside Help
3 Types of Marketing Experts
Finding the Right Marketing Professional With more people coming online with their businesses than ever, the demand for marketing expertise is on high demand. It’s really hard to know if you’re getting good advice right now because there’s so many consultants, coaches and mentors out there. Today’s companies understand the necessity of digital marketing and… Continue reading 3 Types of Marketing Experts
ANNOUNCEMENT: Blog Update
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Through the Eyes of an Entrepreneur
…Do you see what we see? With the economy in another difficult stage, many more people will think about starting their own businesses. Millionaires have made their millions from starting their own business, but most people have no idea of what entrepreneurs really look for in their business and what chances to take and not… Continue reading Through the Eyes of an Entrepreneur