COURAGE AND THE AGONY OF COACHING EMPLOYEES
Coaching employees on sensitive and personal topics like performance or contribution to the organization can be as difficult and agonizing as telling a young son or daughter about sex for the first time. You end up playing the same mental games in...
Independence Day Teaching Tips
Independence Day is a good time to think about America, what it took to become a country, and the freedoms we enjoy. (These ideas are easily adaptable to any country.) Here are a few suggestions: 1. Children may enjoy making a red, white, and blue...
Building Link Popularity As Easy As 123
The most difficult area of SEO is building link popularity. You may be thinking why? Because there are no easy ways to build link popularity. In this article I will tell you how to get links and how to find them.
First thing you must do is...
8 Tips to Increase Response in Email
Opt in email marketing is no different than normal direct marketing in that small simple changes will increase your response and success. These tips will help with both plain text and html email:
1. Personalize- "A persons name is still the...
3 Reasons Your Website Might Fail To Attract Enough Customers
Virtually all website owners concentrate their efforts and energy into getting more visitors. With business owners this effort is spent on getting more and more new customers. What many people forget - with both their website and their business...
5 Ways To Get Other Websites To Link To Yours
In-bound links from other web sites to yours provide two avenues to success for your site.
First, the number of quality in-bound links pointing to your web site are a major factor that the search engines (including Google) use to rank web...
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Join in on the Success of the 2nd Wave of Affiliate Marketing
What do I mean by '2nd Wave'? ... let me explain: Can you remember the good old days when affiliate programs first came into existence in the mid to late 1990's? Everybody jumped in with two feet and put up dozens of affiliate links on their...
Sealing The Deal Over The Business Meal
Doing business over meals is a ritual that has existed for centuries. Taking clients to breakfast, lunch or dinner has long been an effective way to build relationships, make the sale or seal the deal. These business meals are essentially business...
PR: Your 500 Pound Gorilla
What else, for goodness sake, could you as a business, non-profit or association manager, call a heavy-duty helper who does something REALLY positive about the behaviors of those outside audiences of yours that most affect your organization? ...
Lack of Operations Manuals Stunting Your Growth?
Lack of Operations Manuals stunting your growth? CONTENTS: 1. Do you lack functional Operations Manuals? 2. Use a SYSTEM to write your Operations Manuals! 3. Yes, but my people just don't/won't write stuff down! 4. But people WILL...
The Wonders of Compound Interest
Albert Einstein called compound interest “the greatest invention of all time.” It has even been referred to as the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” The trick is to get this tremendous force working for you rather than against you. Is compound...
Business Scents - Do They Work?
You see it often in large shopping complexes. Customers
seem to be flocking to a certain stall in large droves.
There is a special attraction that cannot be explained.
Isn't it great to see your own customers flocking to you
Getting Looked Over, Without Getting Overlooked: Writing for Scanners and Skimmers
* Scanning and Skimming Practices *
Whether you're writing e-mail messages or Web site sales letters, you need to know how to hold the attention of different types of readers. Even the readers that don't actually "read."
Most readers will...
Catch More Clients Using Strategic Networking
Is networking helping you bring in the new clients you want? If you are like most independent professionals and small business owners, you put hard work into getting your name out there and distribute your business card wherever you go. You may...
Viral Marketing - Spread the word.
While a virus, in Medicine, is the smallest infectious agent, it is an extremely potent strategy in Marketing speak with similar abilities to proliferate. It is an effective means of advertising and relies on an understanding of what individuals may...