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How to Avoid The Social Media Marketing Headache

By Charlie Cook   |   August 23, 2012

Does your head pound when you hear talk about marketing and all of the social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+?

Are you completely confused about how many times you should post, when you should post, what you should post…and even what you shouldn’t post? Read More »

5 Reasons Your Business Needs Google+

By Ivana Taylor   |   July 5, 2012

I like to call myself a “Google Girl”.

I use Chrome as my browser, Gmail for email and Google Docs for collaborating with my team. I’ve been on Google+ since the very beginning. But I should admit, Read More »

7 Rock Solid Ways to Profit With Social Media

By Charlie Cook   |   June 3, 2012

The success of social media is based on one simple concept.

People like to be social. If you agree with that then the only question that remains is how to use social networks and social media marketing to help your business grow, to prosper… Read More »

The One Thing You Must Do…

By Charlie Cook   |   March 27, 2012

When I was 7, I enjoyed playing hide and seek. This was before the Internet existed. Only one person I knew had color TV and there was no cable TV, no iPad, no iPhone, no Droid, etc – you get the picture.

The goal of hide and seek, if you’re doing the hiding is to make yourself scarce, to bury yourself under a big duffle bag in a closet or climb up onto a shelf… Read More »

How To Attract Your Best Buyers

By Dan Sherman   |   February 22, 2012

Want to know where the decision makers are online, where the people with money are?

The answer is simple. They’re on LinkedIn, a network for professionals not everyone’s teenagers or retired parents. On LinkedIn you’ll find your best buyers but how do you connect with them? There are… Read More »

Social Media Marketing Breaks New Records At The Super Bowl

By Charlie Cook   |   February 17, 2012

I get it all the time. People tell me social media is a fad or not worth the time. Funny thing, it broke new records during the super bowl with the number of tweets peaking at the end of game at 12,223.

And both teams, Patriots and Giants used Facebook to keep fans attention and build their brands too. Read More >>

Where To Catch Clients

By Dan Sherman   |   January 25, 2012

Every business owner I’ve ever talked to is like an impatient fisherman.

They want to know the best place to catch a fish. Somewhere where you don’t stand around for hours but can drop your line in and haul in a fresh one right away.

If you wanted the best place to catch a fish, you could always… Read More »

The Secret To Selling With Facebook Marketing…

By Nickolay Lamm   |   January 7, 2012

A friend of mine recently boasted to me about how many Facebook fans his local business has hundreds of fans.

“How many of those fans live in your area?” I asked.

“Uhh, about 20% of them,” he said.

“Are your fans targeted prospects or are they random people?”

“I don’t know,” he replied.  Read More »

The Secret To Sales You’re Ignoring…

By Ivana Taylor   |   January 3, 2012

Everyone knows the answer to attracting more clients, retaining them and increasing sales – but you’re not using it.

The simple secret to more sales is so basic that you apply it every day in your life, but hardly anyone uses it in business but they could simply by… Read More »

6 Ways to Unlock LinkedIn Profits

By Dan Sherman   |   December 14, 2011

A friend of mine, who wanted to grow his small business, had recently signed up with LinkedIn. He was excited to start, after hearing me go on and on about it.

But, once he logged on, not only was he overwhelmed with all of his options, but he was downright confused… Read More »