Every time I see one of these creeps, I'm reminded of nightmare projects. You know the kind - they take up all your time, suck the life out of you, diminish your will to live, and just won't die.
Identify a Wraith Project--Is the project taking up more and more of your time just to keep the status Read More
Productivity is the secret code for next level business success. The more tasks you can accomplish successfully with a short time span, the faster you’ll achieve success.

Great productivity is one of the qualities of highly effective and successful people.

Productivity isn’t about being busy; Read More
By Michael Evans

Using a lot of adjectives and adverbs in your marketing copy can literally kill the impact of ‘idea’ or ‘message’ that it carries. As a result, you should not be expecting growth of sales anymore. It’s true that avoiding overuse of adjectives will help you improve your marketing Read More

Mobile: Getting data about your own mobile traffic

Mobile: Getting data about your own mobile traffic Avatar Posted by bloggerpalooza under Technology
From http://www.startups.co.uk 342 days ago
Made Hot by: techmedia on May 13, 2013 4:42 pm
Seemingly everywhere you turn at the moment, small businesses are being told about the need for a mobile presence. You need an app, sales calls will tell you, or you need a mobile website.

It’s not surprising that mobile is at the forefront of the mindsets of businesses. After all, as recently a Read More
With the increase usage of mobiles, you cannot not own a mobile friendly website. if you don’t have a mobile website, you’ll not drive the savvy mobile user to your website. Here are seven tips on how to create a mobile friendly website Read More
SizeUp is a super-easy-to-use business intelligence tool that can help you analyze your competitors and industry. Read More

How To Upsell To Increase Sales

How To Upsell To Increase Sales Avatar Posted by crozon under Customer Service
From http://blog.ctswholesalesunglasses.com 341 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on May 13, 2013 3:13 pm
One of the most cost effective selling techniques is also the one sales technique where many retailers either avoid all together, or completely fail at performing properly. This sales technique is of course the upsell. Read More
Create online promotions to get fans involved. Take advantage of Mother’s Day and use contests to acquire more followers, likes,... Read More

Don't Forget Your Call to Action

Don't  Forget Your Call to Action Avatar Posted by Marketing_Mashup under Strategy
From http://www.michelepw.com 341 days ago
Made Hot by: Copysugar on May 13, 2013 12:44 pm
Whether you're creating an ad, a promotion or some other kind of marketing message, don't forget to include a call to action. This is a simple statement that tells your customer what action you want them to take and ideally that includes a sense of immediacy or urgency encouraging customers to take Read More

Never Underestimate the Competition

Never Underestimate the Competition Avatar Posted by Entrepreneurosaurus under Strategy
From http://accelerateher.com 341 days ago
Made Hot by: FutureVision on May 13, 2013 12:15 pm
Never underestimate your competition. Never bring less than your A game. Zee Worstell, president of Accelerate Her, an online community for women business owners, is constantly reminded of basic business principles. Recently, when she attended one of her daughter's softball games, she was reminded Read More

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