Good and Bad Business Partnerships: I Should Have Known Better

Good and Bad Business Partnerships: I Should Have Known Better

After sitting down and really reflecting on a business partnership that I was excited about, I took the time to think sensibly and ended up with the conclusion that it just wouldn’t be a good idea. Business ideas and business joint ventures can be great if both parties are on the same page. What I’ve learned is that it’s not wise to get into a partnership when everything is falling on one person. The fact is, some people are good for support, encouragement, motivation, and inspiration on your business journey, but they aren’t the best ones to do business with. Luckily, for me it didn’t take long to see this type of situation coming. I had a great idea, I presented it, but to the wrong person. Here’s the Lesson: Think thoroughly...

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Track Your Productivity Using These Free Twitter Tools

Track Your Productivity Using These Free Twitter Tools

As an entrepreneur, it’s important to know what free tools are available to you to promote your business. Using Twitter to promote yourself can be very effective.  Anywhere from tracking your influence to market research, from mobile phones to alternate interfaces – it’s all there. The best part about it is many of these tools are absolutely free to use. Here are a few tools you can use to start effectively building your business online with Twitter… SocialOomph – SocialOomph is a free service that also has an upgraded version if you need to boost your productivity even more. You are able to register up to five Twitter accounts to schedule your tweets. This tool is great for monitoring the activity on social media and easily keeping...

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Are You Getting the Full Benefits of Content Marketing?

Are You Getting the Full Benefits of Content Marketing?

If there is any form of marketing that is essential to your business, it’s content marketing. Each and every day people are searching for answers to their problems via the search engines and on social networks. And they’re looking for content with the right information. What this means is that the benefits of content marketing include value, which is crucial, and you should be taking full advantage of it. So, how do you do that?   First of all, let’s talk about your personal brand.   Your personal brand is your most valuable source. This is what goes with you everywhere and it’s what tells people who you are and what you stand for. No matter what business venture, event, or anywhere else you may show up, your personal brand will...

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How To Build Your Sales Page So That It Rocks!

How To Build Your Sales Page So That It Rocks!

A lot of entrepreneurs are stumped when it comes down to writing a great sales page. I mean, a sales page that converts a potential buyer into an actual customer so your copy has to be good. When you look at most sales pages, they usually take a prospect through several phases. This is because there is a formula to writing an effective sales page, so that it works, and works well. It starts off with curiosity and ends with a purchase. Although it might seem difficult and tedious, there are a few key factors that must be included if you choose do write a sales page yourself. Remember, this is always something that can be outsourced but for your own reference and business it’s important for you to know about anything that can affect your business. Agree?...

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This is POWERFUL! Overcoming the Fear of Failure

This is POWERFUL! Overcoming the Fear of Failure

At some point in our lives, there will be a fear of failure. It’s almost impossible to not happen at all. Even the greatest of all time in different walks of life have had the fear of failure. It’s apart of living and doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thing. The trick is to learn how to use that energy and to turn it into something positive. This can be done on many levels. It’s all about mindset and the growth of it, or the lack thereof. What I mean by this is that you have to be able to expand your territory, which is your mind. You have to be able to acquire the positive mind shift to get over your fears. Once you are able to turn this fear into energy towards succeeding, you will then start to see the amazing changes in your life. Depending on what the...

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Creativity and Reinventing Yourself After 30

Creativity and Reinventing Yourself After 30

Creativity has and will always be the foundation of renewing and reinventing yourself. Margaret Fuller once said “An original mind is rarely understood.” This has been a true statement for many people who have turned original ideas into something grand, due to their very own beliefs. These grand ideas have also endured many rewards and much success. When the spirit of child’s play enters into the creative process, it’s a wonderful force and something to be nurtured. ~Joni Mitchell Tips On Reinventing Yourself   1. Create a vision for your future. Sit quietly, close your eyes, and imagine the people, places, or situations that you need to leave behind. Now imagine the future that you want, whether it’s simply a feeling, a group of people, or a situation such...

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