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What are you doing with all those digital or virtual relationships that you’ve built up over the months or years on social media? If you’re still asking yourself the question of how social media is going to make you money or help you reach more customers, chances are you’re not doing enough to mak Read More
The start of a new year is like waking up on the morning of the best day of your life. It’s a clean slate. Each year is a new beginning; brimming with ideas and opportunities. - See more at: Read More
In today’s #DIYMKT Tweet Chat we confronted the issues of connecting with customers. We all know it’s good to connect with customers, but actually doing it leaves most of us a little confused. - See more at: Read More
How many proposals do you write each month? How many turn into new business?

I stopped doing proposals about three months after starting my business. The whole experience was time-consuming, frustrating and just plain stupid.
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I read somewhere that the number one predictor of profitability was actually having profits as a goal. That seems obvious, yet many small businesses aren't that specific about what success is and hence, the goals they set often go unachieved. - See more at: Read More
If you're one of the people who has recently lost a job you may be considering doing some freelancing while you look for a new position. And if you get busy enough - you may just discover that freelancing is a lot more fun and rewarding than going to "work." - See more at: Read More
Are you so busy creating content for your blog that you're missing out on those simple things that can really make a difference in building your community? Take the next 30 minutes and do these things to better build a loyal following. - See more at: Read More
We held out first #DIYMKT tweet chat on Monday March 30, 2009 from 11:30am -12:30pm EST. I don’t know about the people attending, but I found it an amazing experience. - See more at: Read More
If you’ve been using Twitter lately, you may have noticed tweets with hashtags in them. They look something like this: #sbbuzz, #DIYMKTG, #brandchat, etc. Don’t be alarmed, there’s nothing wrong with your computer. - See more at: Read More
The internet is really a double edged sword. On the one hand, anytime you have a question about absolutely anything, all you have to do is “Google” the phrase and up pop literally thousands of potential answers to your inquiry. - See more at: Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …

Jane Sheeba @janesheeba Replaced Day Job With Blogging

After studying for a PhD in Medical Physics in the UK, Jane Sheeba was set by most people's standards. She returned to … More
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