Tuesday Tips

The Fun Trick That Will Get You Blogging Again

    I hope you had a great holiday season. I had a wonderful time going to all kinds of parties and events in my new town of Covington, Kentucky and nearby Cincinnati. People here love to celebrate! So, how’s business? Lots of folks I’ve been talking this week are in the midst are figuring out how…

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This is Not a List of Tips for 2017

  Every year when January 1st rolls around the internet simply explodes: How to be healthier this year, How to be wealthier this year, You must follow this advice, Don’t ever follow this advice, How to break free of your insecurities, How to make resolutions, Don’t ever make resolutions, and, of course, How to do…

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How To Use Voice Typing To Write Enticing Website Content

Remember those old movies where there was an office scene and the boss wanted to write a letter? All he had to do was say “Take this down!” and his secretary would take shorthand while the boss simply blurbed out what he wanted to say.  I always wanted to be that boss, especially a few months ago.…

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Why First Dates & Marketing Are A Lot Alike

  Imagine you’re on a first date and you are B.O.R.E.D. The appetizer arrives and you’re already dreaming about getting home to binge-watch your favorite show. Ughh. Those dates are painful. Why are most first dates so boring?  Because on first dates most people stick to neutral topics. No one wants to say something that…

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Elevator Speech Tips For Entrepreneurs

  Have you ever become tongue-tied when someone asks, “So, what do you do?” Have you stumbled over your words then walked away feeling like you just botched a great business opportunity? In marketing-speak how you respond to that question is called your elevator speech. The only thing stopping you from taking advantage of those quick…

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3 Steps To Develop A Brand Promise for Your Small Business

One 20th of a second. That’s how much time we have to convince our ideal client that she’s in the right place when she lands on our website. Yes, attention spans have become that short! I’ve been an internet marketer for over ten years and if I could give every small business just one piece of advice, it would be this: Develop…

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The Difference Between Categories & Tags in WordPress Blogs

A topic that causes a lot of confusion for business bloggers and a question that comes up frequently in my online course, Blog School, is this: “What’s the difference between categories and tags in WordPress blogs?” Yep, it is a little tricky. If you simply perform a Google search to try to get the answer you’ll likely get results that don’t…

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Instant Pants

I come from a family of retailers. When my grandfather emigrated from Poland to the United States he somehow found his way to Akron, Ohio where he opened a small tailor shop. That was in 1926. My father and uncle took over the business in the 50’s and under their management it grew and grew. This…

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