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Confidence: 5 Ways to Grow Business Confidence and Banish Self-Doubt and Negativity
Wouldn’t it be nice to have confidence and banish self-doubt and negativity?
How would it feel to wake up every morning knowing the world loves & respects you and is ready to take what you have to dish out for the day?
Sure it’s easy to be positive when everything’s going great. It is staying positive when the world feels like it’s crumbling that takes a bit more patience…and lots and lots of practice. It’s not an easy task.
Confidence can be achieved within any circumstance …. job loss, break-ups, marital problems, financial strain, parenting issues, or sales & work frustrations.
Meditation and visualization is a hot topic right now. 5 Step by Step Guide to Add Meditation to your Morning Routine. * This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclaimer policy for more details. Everyone from Oprah to Forbes and the Huffington Post are...read more
Evernote vs.Trello - How Productivity Tools Increase Your Bottom line from small business to startup. * This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclaimer policy for more details. In today’s competitive world, managers and small businesses are looking...read more
How To Apply SEO Basics To Grow Your Small Business Right Now
You may not hear much about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) in Facebook mastermind groups, but don’t be fooled – it matters. While social media generates a lot of traffic, SEO helps you cover your bases.
Well-crafted content that can be found easily on Google, bing, Yahoo, MSN and others, is a long-term play that will bring you results for years to come.
When asking the age-old SEO query of “How to apply SEO basics to grow your small business right now” we’ve got what you need to know right here to ensure you’re covering the right SEO ‘bases’ to get you in front of your ideal client. Let’s start with your blog…read more
Throw away the ill-conceived notions of Pinterest just being for stay-at-home moms, women planning their weddings or for creatives only.
We are debunking the myths about Pinterest that have gone viral.
If you are paying attention to them, you’ll be leaving valuable traffic and SEO on the table. Instead focus on curating valuable content your readers will appreciate.read more
Top 3 Reasons Why you Should Delete Pinterest Pins and Boards. When you're running your Pinterest like a business, you've got to be intentional and treat your environment with respect. In this article, I'm going to go over not only the top 3 reasons why you should be...read more
Listicle & Pinterest
Read on to see how you can get the listicle to work overtime for you on Pinterest.
Chances are your ideal clients are busy entrepreneurs, right?
Well no matter what makes our lives so hectic, one thing is for certain: We all have to eat whether we are a vegan, vegetarian, or pescetarian etc…
Unless, of course, you have a personal chef!
Let’s face it. We are all guilty of scrambling to find something to eat at the last minute, including me, which is why most Pizzerias and fast food establishments are so successful. This is precisely where the power of Pinterest and the listicle comes in.read more
I’ve been asked this very question numerous times and the answer is not as straightforward as one would think. That’s why I decided to write about the “YES and NO” of the Are Pinterest Board Covers Important question.
When it comes to Pinterest and using it to grow your brand or business, there are a few buzz words and terms I’ll be covering in this article.
You will discover the importance of:
How To Use Pinterest for Your Business
How To Get Traffic from Pinterest
The Art and Science of Developing A Sound Pinterest Marketing Strategy.
Should you really pay attention to this button?
A resounding yes, if you have a business account on Pinterest this is an important feature. Here is a few example of how I have leverage the “tried it” button.
I have created strong call to action on books images I have pin and requesting a review of the book, after they have read it.
Thus this has created another avenue to build social proof, as the Tried It button displays the amount of Pinners who has recommend the Pin, based on the amount of vote for the happy and sad feedback featured on the bottom of the pin.
Pinterest Marketing Checklist: 10 steps to successful images, for growth and engagement. Do you wish to put the traffic boosting power of Pinterest to work for you in your business? Are you a serial pinner, pinning images daily on your boards and nothing really to show for it? You’re not getting any traffic for your time and efforts. Perhaps not even getting repins? For all of you who answered “Yes”, you are why creating beautiful images and building brands became my business. It sounds good that it should be simple to throw up a picture of anything and BOOM! Instant success!read more