Is it worth your time?

“I constantly see people rise in life who are not the smartest, sometimes not even the most diligent, but they are learning machines. They go to bed every night a little wiser than they were when they got up and boy does that help, particularly when you have a long run ahead of you.” -Charlie […]

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Fail-Safe tips for effective media buying…

Media Buys (buying packages of ad space) can be a great way to help grow your business.  Finding the right place to advertise will open up a large audience that might be receptive to your current marketing efforts. There is, however, a right way and a wrong way to do it.  These six tips will […]

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“In the zone”…

The saying “Time flies when you’re having fun” also applies when you’re so totally focused on something that nothing else interests you and making steady progress seems almost as important as breathing. Athletes call it being “in the zone”, but it’s a term that can be used in the work world as well. No matter […]

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What media buys are and how they work…

“Media Buys” is a term you’ll often hear in marketing circles.  They are widely used, yet some people still don’t understand what they are.  To put it as simply as possible, a media buy is basically advertising space purchased on some sort of media, like a website ad or TV commercial. There are a great […]

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“Someday Syndrome”…

Do you suffer from “Someday Syndrome?” I used too. This awful mindset will allow you to believe that “someday” will actually come. * “Someday I’ll spend more time with the kids.” * “Someday we’ll start investing.” * “Someday I’ll reach my fitness goals.” Do you find yourself not doing the things you want to do […]

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Tap into popular blogs’ traffic flow…

Generating traffic is an important consideration for anyone that owns a website.  There are a few different ways to do this, but guest blogging is one of the best. Writing a guest post for another website is a wonderful way to tap into an existing stream of visitors.  Since you can include a link to […]

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Take McDonald’s for example…

No matter what McDonald’s you walk into, the burger is going to taste and look exactly the same. The service is going to be fast and efficient. The prices are going to be cheap. You know what you’re getting every time and the franchise owner can hire teenagers because McDonald’s has perfected a system that […]

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3 ways to grow your email list by blogging…

Blogging has become the new main way information, articles, and videos are being published online to view.  People turn to the internet for information, and also want to read from a regular writer. They want articles that inform, educate, and entertain.  Since so many people receive these benefits from blogs, they’re also a great way […]

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Increase your email list with an effective landing page…

An effective landing page is one of the most useful tools in your marketing arsenal.  I’ve used them successfully for a little over a year now and I always advocate their use to other people.  A landing page is where all of your new web traffic is directed.  It’s the main focus of your traffic […]

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Setbacks will happen but then move on…

To say I’ve had setbacks personally and professionally is an understatement. I’ve been knocked down, kicked around, and dealt some major blows. Sometimes those blows were so severe, that I even questioned who I was and if I had the drive and determination to keep going. Eventually I got over them though. Sure, some of […]

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