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Free Google Optimisation tip…

…try adding “hire” to your list of targeted search terms. “Search Engine Optimisation” => Someone searching for infoSearch Engine Optimisation for hire => lower search volumes but more ready to make a purchase = more sales!

Using close family / friends for website design can be a problem…

Not sure who needs to hear this, but a lead time on a new website designed for mate’s rates by a family member is typically 2-3 months. This is WAY TOO LONG IF YOU’RE SERIOUS ABOUT BUILDING A BUSINESS, AS OPPOSED TO A HOBBY. Take away: if you’re going down the cheap website design /…
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(It professionals don’t talk to customers enough IMO).

Just checking up on how my cousin’s business I promote online is doing… pretty good for a $35 a week investment, lol. It’s a shame because it’s usually good news, and if it’s not, customers always appreciate the interaction, and you can figure out how to make it better.

Interesting email marketing workaround..

Interesting email marketing tip from working in data security; while it’s illegal to send out unsolicited sales emails, it’s not to send out news or information, so you could still use news emails to build brand awareness!

A few thoughts on decompressing after Tony Robbins’ Unleash the Power Within

Well it’s been 3 weeks, so what’s changed? Business-wise I’ve become more of a go getter, more assertive in chasing sales leads. I think I’m more excited, which is something I haven’t really felt since setting up. It’s a good feeling. I feel different, better. My close friends commented that I appeared more confident. It’s…
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How James Cann of Dragon Den lost money…

Listening to James Cann of Dragon’s Den fame on the importance of working within your circle of expertise. His success story is similar to Donald Trump’s, thought he had the midas touch, then invested in businesses outside of recruitment… then lost money. One of the take aways is to stick to what I know; search…
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Completely pumped to be going to Unleash The Power Within, Miami!

Soooo excited! After I’ve been thinking about going for the last year about going, but I’ve always struggled justifying the high cost – it’s a lot of money for a small company… …now here I am! :o)

Deeply unpopular thoughts about the future of the tech giants – Google, Facebook, Twitter et al.. THEY’RE GOING DOWN!

They not progressing with their technology. Facebook is better than it used to be, it looks a bit better, there’s more nice options. Google’s listing of results hasn’t changed much. And Twitter, YouTube has barely changed at all in 10+ years. It’s only a matter of time before someone figures out a better way to…
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It’s been a while since I’ve done some blogging…

So what have I been up to? Relocating to new office digs for the time being, I don’t have many things but it’s more of a mental shift than anything else. Today will be spent updating my LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and integrating them. I also have a major coding project to begin work…
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Yes I’m still working!

But very busy! 🙂