Guitar Practicing or Guitar Playing?
Just because you’re holding your guitar doesn’t mean that you’re playing it, and just because you’re playing your guitar doesn’t mean that you’re practicing. There is a real difference and it needs to be acknowledged if you want to improve your...
Blowing Your Own Leadership Horn
PERMISSION TO REPUBLISH: This article may be republished in newsletters and on web sites provided attribution is provided to the author, and it appears with the included copyright, resource box and live web site link. Email notice of intent to...
E-Marketing Using Only Free Resources
I'll be the first to admit it; I'm a cheap skate. I'm not as bad as many I meet, but if there's a legal, ethical way to get it for cheaper or free, I'm there. I love Walmart. I get all of my clothes there. I love buying used cars - no car...
Success With Newsletters
Newsletters really DO work! With just a small amount of effort on your part they will work for you, even if your marketing budget a small.
Customer orientated newsletters are a wonderful way to market your business when on a budget. You can...
Seven 'Must Follow' Rules While Participating In Message Boards
Participating in message boards (forums) discussions is a great way of self promotion. It costs you nothing. Not even a penny. All you have to do is allot sometime for this type of promotion.
Before you getting started you need to know some...
Search Engine Optimization for Dummies
Lets face it. Search Engines rule the World Wide Web today. Anytime you want to look up some information or a product you want to buy, you put the relevant keyword in the search field of a major SE like Google. And Violá! The efficient little engine...
Your Results for Opt In Email List Marketing is below:
The Magic of Thinking Small by Mike Litman
Many of you might disagree and I'm prepared for that.
Many 'guru's' might say "Mike, you're wrong." and I'm prepared for that.
But what I'm about to share with you has been one of my biggest secrets to my success.
This secret has been...
How To Realistically Set Your Fees - Part 1
We all know there are 52 weeks in a year and 40 working hours in a week. Therefore, we can bill 2080 hours per year, right. Wrong. Too often this is the trap that many new service businesses fall into. The first step in calculating your...
Lotto's - It Is All About Trust, and Honesty !
This week I received e-mails from a lady who participated in the match 5 competition, the match 5 competition is behind the link "Win 1000£" on the VWD website. ...
Project/Program Management Best Practices for Success in ANY Industry!
Where is our success? Although there have been improvements, over 60% of projects/programs failed and many were canceled in 2003 (ref:The Standish Report CHAOS)! Our goal for 2004 and beyond is to contribute to a 60% and better,...
Residual Income -- Making Money while You Sleep
What exactly is Residual Income?
"Residual income is the reason that MLM business opportunities can be so lucrative. It's the reason why as many as 10% of new millionaires made their money in MLM... and who knows how many settled for just ...
Lumpy Mail Gets Your Message Through
When it comes to your gravy, lumps are bad. When it comes to getting your marketing message through the mail room, past the gate keepers, and onto your buyer’s desk, lumps are just the ticket. I love direct mail for small business marketing and I’m...
Three Steps to a Professional Image
One of the biggest reasons home-based business entrepreneurs often fail to attract customers is that they also fail to create a professional image. A professional image is an element of your credibility and without credibility winning customers is...
Privacy: Reduce your Customers’ Concerns by Building Trust First
Before making a purchase from you, buyers need to trust your company and think that your products and services will do what they are supposed to. Do your marketing and online practices help establish the trust necessary to convince prospects to...
The A-Z of Exhibiting Overseas
Exhibiting overseas is one of the fastest and most cost effective ways to identify the best foreign markets for your products/services. International trade shows and fairs offer opportunities for multilateral contacts and business deals. They...