Networking Follow Up: 10 Ways to Stand Out from the Crowd

Networking strategies

Thanks to guest blogger Sabrina Risley. On February 12, I'll be hosting networking strategist Sabrina Risley as my guest on the Marketing Blab. Please join us at 11:30am MT. In the meantime, here's a guest post from Sabrina sharing great networking follow up tips with you. You spend valuable time to find the right professional networking group, set time aside to attend networking events, have meaningful conversations, ask questions and make connections. Don’t let it all go to waste by … [Read more...]

E-mail etiquette: You opted-in, but now you’re overloaded!

E-mail etiquette

I once wrote about e-mail "use" versus "abuse." I referred mostly to those unsolicited e-mails we all get - the ones that we get several times a day, within 15-20 minutes of one another, that (thankfully) end up in our Spam folders. However, after posting that blog I started noticing the now growing numbers of e-mails I was receiving from those marketers whose e-mail lists I did opt-in to receive. The original opt-in was to receive a free report - something I, like many online marketers, … [Read more...]

Facebook Organic Reach: Dead or Alive? Blabbing with Andrea Vahl

Facebook Organic Reach: Dead or Alive?

I was honored to have Andrea Vahl as a guest on the Marketing Blab. Co-author of Facebook Marketing All-in-One for Dummies, Andrea shared her insights and tips in response to the question is Facebook organic reach dead or alive? Here’s what Andrea shared with the Blab viewers: People are frustrated and irritated because the old days of free reach, fabulous comments and engagement are over. It’s more challenging now because Facebook is a publicly-traded company and, as such, they’re … [Read more...]

Writing Copy? Are You Being True to Yourself?

Writing Copy? Be True to Yourself

In my humble opinion, life is about relationships (and so is marketing), but first, there is the relationship with one’s self. When you're writing copy, it's important to be genuine and realize that it is okay for the world to see who you truly are. I think some of the most engaging and inviting content I’ve seen comes from heartfelt professionals who are okay with being transparent. Being transparent helps your prospects and customers feel closer to you — an essential step in boosting … [Read more...]

The Art of Networking: Six Steps for Success

The Art of Networking

Thanks to guest blogger, Terry Wildemann Attractionpreneur Terry Wildemann was my guest on the Marketing Blab on Jan. 28th. Feel free to watch the replay, but in the meantime, here are some of Terry's awesome tips for creating connections when networking. Networking is an art. When done well can turn your contacts into lifelong clients and referrals. Poor networking skills cost you time, energy, money and opportunity! Since first impressions are made within the first 5 seconds, and … [Read more...]