Tag: grow your business

Does Someone Really Need Me?

I’m sure we’d all agree that the world is definitely changing.  Watching the national news usually doesn’t leave me encouraged.  I recently attended a Chamber event where the guest speaker spoke all about change and why it’s good for us to continue to grow and change, no matter what the economic climate. I totally agree.  […]

Two Ways to Optimize Social Media for Maximum Results

There are hundreds of case studies built to highlight social media’s strength as a traffic generation platform. There are hundreds more explaining its ability to increase participation and inspire users to complete specific actions. What the industry is missing is an authoritative case study on one of the most important success metrics out there: its […]

Are You Like a Salmon?

In my former life, I was a purchasing agent for a seafood company.  This time of year reminds me of the salmon runs.  During the summer months, many wild salmon species take the journey back to their birthplace to spawn and ultimately end their lives.  Their upstream journey is a challenging one, swimming against rugged […]

Three Reasons People Hesitate Using a Virtual Assistant

Although Virtual Assistance has been around for more than 20-years, it’s been an education to help prospects understand the value and benefits of outsourcing their tasks to someone they may never lay eyes upon.  People still struggle with the concept and with the wide range of options available, from all corners of the world, making […]

Five Facebook Business Page Success Strategies

In recent years, having an Internet presence for your business meant putting up a website. While still an important feature for promoting your business, a website is no longer enough. Social media, is an essential feature of a successful marketing plan to reach your clientele. Facebook is considered one of the leaders of social media. […]

4 Crucial Things You Need To Do To Build your List

Online marketing has caused a sudden surge in successful marketing these past few years, but many in the know have felt its rise for much longer.  As more internet-based businesses are popping up, the need to develop new marketing skills and knowledge based on this new medium have risen significantly. More and more marketing strategies […]

Marketing Like a Sea Turtle

I recently watched the plight of newly hatched sea turtles, slowly and methodically making their way to the ocean.  They faced all sorts of outside forces that turned hundreds of hatchlings into a mere 30-40 living specimens who actually made it to the ocean. Once there, they quickly learn how to manage life around their […]