Promote Your Business with Videos

8 Ways to Use Video to Promote Your Business To be competitive in today’s online market, your marketing strategy must contain video. It’s a powerful form of content, which is rapidly becoming the primary marketing tool of choice for many small businesses. That's because videos showcase you and your company's personality. They convey, in images, what you and your mission/vision are all about. They

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6 Steps to Using Google Docs with Ease and Speed

Step-by-Step Guide to Using Google Docs for Ease and Speed Most word processing software programs don’t come cheap. Even the most commonly used, MS Word comes at a hefty price tag if it's not preinstalled on your computer. So if you’re looking for a top-notch word processing software that is absolutely free, don’t look any further than Google Docs, Google’s web-based word-processing system. This system

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Capture More Leads to Your Website

How to Capture More Leads on Your Business Website What’s the number one thing your website needs? If you answered "more traffic" or "more comments on my blog posts," you'd be in good company. But you'd be wrong. In fact, the only thing your website needs is to capture more leads. Generating leads for your business is a website's main function. Capturing more leads isn’t brain surgery or rocket

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Improve Your Environment

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Environment Our surroundings play an important role in how we feel and, consequently, how we behave in all realms of our life. Here are 10 ways to make your environment support the best you. 1. De-clutter. Do whatever it takes to bring order to your space. Clutter is the enemy of clarity and relaxation. 2. Add flowers/plants. Living things help clean the air and clear

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Easy and quick ways to build your list!

14 Super-Easy List Building Tips For maximum effect in growing your list, you will want to promote both your free gift and your newsletter. Here are 14 ways you can immediately begin: Promoting Your Free Gift  Add the compelling description of your free gift to your email signature. Promote your free gift in any videos you create. Guest post on other blogs and use your compelling

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How to Get More People to Open Your Emails

Using subject lines the right way can greatly improve the number of people who actually open and read your emails. Unless your subscribers open the email, they can’t read and act upon the goodies inside, right? What do your subject lines say to your readers? Are they drab and make your subscribers head for the delete button? Or do they POP and make them want to read further? If you’re struggling to

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How Well Do You Handle Overwhelm?

When overwhelm strikes, it’s easy to feel powerless and immobile. Everything feels too big. It’s not just everyday busyness and packed schedules. When we’re overwhelmed, just making dinner becomes a monumental effort. Take the Thriving quiz below to see how well you’ve learned to deal with overwhelm. True or False 1. I try to remember that I don’t have to do everything myself. I ask others for help and

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7 must-have Features for Blogs

7 Must-have Features for Your Blog  Blogs are a great way to connect and build relationships with your potential clients. Depending on what you talk about, they can help you reach a completely new audience and they give your audience a way to get to know you and your brand, and to participate in your community. All of these are important for both growing your business and growing your blog following.

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Top 10 Myths About Owning Your Own Business

Owning a business can be great, as long as you go in with your eyes open. Here are common misconceptions: I’ll be my own boss. Your customers become your boss, and can hire and fire you like any corporate superior. I’ll have more free time. You’ll likely work more hours until your business is ready to thrive without you. It’s just me…I don’t need a business plan. Every business needs one.

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Building Endurance for Maximum Performance

Teri, 36, a married mother of two, has always been a hard worker and it’s paid off: In a six-year period, she has been promoted four times. Lately, however, she just doesn’t feel the enthusiasm for her work that she used to. She’s often tired, impatient and makes more mistakes. She also feels increasingly distant from her husband and kids. On paper, her life is everything she’s ever wanted. Then why isn’t

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