One of the Best Ways to Create an Incredible Cash Infusion for Your Business

One of the Best Ways to Create an Incredible Cash Infusion for Your Business

“Business is slow!” “The economy is terrible.” “The political structure is creating a fear of spending.” Which one of these “stories” have you told yourself? Have you noticed that some people are doing great while others continue to tell themselves how bad business is? It’s based on the stories. Stories either move us forward or stop us dead in our ...
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How is it that Maya Angelou and SARK wrote so many books?

How is it that Maya Angelou and SARK wrote so many books?

What would Maya Angelou do? What would SARK do? They would write. That's what they do. (Well, that's what Maya DID) SARK still writes. Is it luck that SARK is a best-selling author & artist, with over 17 titles in print and well over 2 million books sold? Is it luck that Maya Angelou wrote several dozen works that equated ...
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A huge mistake authors make when asking for book reviews

A huge mistake authors make when asking for book reviews

Your book has been published and it's up on Amazon. Now your focus is on marketing your book. In reality, you should start marketing your books long before they are published. But... one way to market is with reviews. You've heard that reviews sell books. Book reviews definitely increase sales and add credibility for the author. However, how do you ...
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Blogging and Guest Blogging; Two Excellent Ways to Market Your Book(s)

Blogging and Guest Blogging; Two Excellent Ways to Market Your Book(s)

You Need Readers Authors need readers… at least if they’re going to make money with their writing. It takes consistent effort for your writings to become visible to potential readers. This is not a one time, “get er’ done” situation. It’s day in and day out. When you do something every day, you will see results for a long time ...
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Why wouldn’t you write “The Book?”

Why wouldn’t you write “The Book?”

The Big Dream According to some experts, 85 – 90% of the adult US population dreams of writing a book. Sadly, only a small percentage actually do. The dream to write often starts, and ends, in our formative years. I was in third-grade when the bug to become a writer hit. Mrs. Brown’s instructions were very loose. “Write about anything ...
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Why Your Book Will Likely NEVER Get Written... and how to prevent this

Why Your Book Will Likely NEVER Get Written… and how to prevent this

Why Most Experts Never Write a Book (even though they say they want to) On any given day, I talk to several experts and entrepreneurs who say they really want to write a book. Most have been thinking about doing so for years. Yet, for whatever reason, the book never gets done. If you’re an entrepreneur, a book under your ...
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Before You Write Your First (or Next) Book... Read This

Before You Write Your First (or Next) Book… Read This

Why Am I Not Selling Books? Years ago, I had dinner with a therapist from New York. No, I wasn't seeing him as my therapist. We happened to have a couple of things in common. We belonged to the same mastermind group. We both loved writing, especially books. The therapist was incredibly proud of his first (and only) book. The ...
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17 Popular Done-for-You Coaching Forms for FREE!

17 Popular Done-for-You Coaching Forms for FREE!

Signed and Sealed You’ve done it. You’ve just signed a new client. Now what? Now you need to make sure everything is incredibly clear to the client. The best way to do this is with various forms you create templates for. Maybe you’ve been a coach, consultant, speaker or trainer for quite some time, but you know things are slipping ...
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What Every Author MUST Know About Securing Book Reviews

What Every Author MUST Know About Securing Book Reviews

Book Reviews Sell It's a fact: book reviews sell. Yet, most authors never bother to add this into their marketing mix. Like much of their book promotions strategies, they leave getting reviews to chance. Many authors know if they are serious about positioning their books in the marketplace they need to have them posted on Amazon. That's a given. What's ...
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After Reading This You’ll Never View List Building the Same

Standing Out Is Difficult, But Not Impossible I began my journey into online marketing in the late nineties. At that time, it was a lot easier to get through the noise than it is today. Now there are so many distractions, one can get lost in the never-ending shuffle of BSOS – Bright Shiny Object Syndrome. Granted, back in the ...
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7 Steps to Entrepreneurial Success

For Every Problem There IS a Solution Have you ever met someone who claims they want an solution to a problem, but when given the answer, they pooh-pooh it? Then they say, "This stuff doesn't work." It's not that the solution doesn't work, it might be they (deep inside) don't want it to work. Some people are so attached to ...
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Are You 100% Committed As An Entrepreneur?

Success Is Determined By Your Commitment In the 22 plus years I've been in business I've seen a lot of people come and go with their own businesses. The majority won't survive, let alone thrive. Yet, some have weathered every storm because they were willing to do what it takes to stay in business. These are the ones others often ...
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How to Know If You’re Running a Conscious Business

Conscious Businesses are On the Rise Over the last few years, there's been a dramatic rise in "conscious businesses." For someone who runs a conscious business, they know how important it is to be congruent with what they are doing and how they present themselves to the world. For others, new to this style of running a business, it may ...
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Professional Women: Are You Settling for the Status Quo?

Doing Good Goes Beyond Status Quo Today I enjoyed participating in a 10k race. It was hosted by EWeb to raise funds for people in Eugene who need help with their utility bills. What a great way to enjoy my Sunday... doing something good for my mind, body and soul while also doing something good for others. The only thing ...
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Content Marketing Gets You Above the Noise Online

The greatest challenge most experts have is getting through the noise online. When I first began marketing online, it was a very different story than it is today. In the "early days" there wasn't anywhere near the number of people trying to get noticed by their market online. Actually, if you were online (in the day), you were viewed as ...
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Are You Getting Your Share of Mailbox Money?

What the Heck is "Mailbox" Money? Mailbox money is income that arrives either in your physical or virtual mailbox, often in a somewhat fixed frequency with a minimum of management, basically the definition of passive income. There are a number of types of revenues that fall under the definition including income property payments, ongoing affiliate commission, membership fees, monthly client ...
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Are you losing untold amounts due to these copy writing mistakes?

Are you losing untold amounts due to these copy writing mistakes?

"How long can I stare at this blank screen?" was often the thought crossing my mind when I had to write sales copy. It seemed I would never understand how to write copy like the "pros." The men and women (mostly men) who seemed to have a flair and knack for the words going from their head, traveling through their ...
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5 Ways to Effectively Market Your Book

One of the most important activities an author needs to engage in is marketing your book. Yet, many leave it to chance and sales suffer as a result. When you sell books, you open up lots of opportunity. When my book, Power Up For Profits; The Smart Woman's Guide to Online Marketing was released, I had been laying the marketing ...
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A Few Must-Knows When Using Images in Your Blog Posts

There's no doubt about it, images increase views on a blog. According to digital marketing expert, Jeff Bullas, "Articles with images get 94% more total views. Including a photo and a video in a press release increases views by over 45%. "60% of consumers are more likely to consider or contact a business when an image shows up in local ...
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Blogging a book is easier than ever and other benefits of blogging

I've been blogging for years and can't imagine not having this avenue for getting my message out to market. Blogging also allows me to build community, position myself as a thought leader in some circles, generate revenues and write about virtually anything I want to teach on or express my opinion on. I'm always amazed when someone doesn't seem to ...
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