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Lucky In Business? Nope! It’s A Business Plan!

Sometimes, doesn’t it seem that some people just seem to be extremely lucky with their business? They tend to be on the fast track to closed business deals, higher numbers, more clients, etc. It almost appears effortless. I know their secret! Their secret is not edgy, sexy, or mystifying. It’s the result of the stuff …

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5 Tips for Creating an Effective Cause Marketing Campaign

It’s that time of year again!  In your mailbox, between your favorite shows, at check-out registers and even outside your grocery stores:  “asks” for money.  Good causes doing good things for our neighbors, our community, and our world.  In fact, there are some 1.5 MILLION not-for-profits ($25K or more in revenue) in the US.  So …

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The LOST Art Of Following-Up – 12 Creative Follow-Up Ideas Inside

Could you be missing business and important connections because you fail to follow up? Yes!  You are!  It is not enough to show up to a networking meeting or event and shake hands and collect business cards.  It is what you do AFTER shaking hands and collecting business cards that matter. Lots of times people …

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6 Steps to Effectively Promoting Your Event On Facebook During the Holiday Season

This time of year it is common for businesses to put on LOTS of events.  The most critical part of planning the event is marketing it effectively.  According to AdEspresso, 41% of Facebook users participate and interact with public events every month.  Let’s get your event noticed! Here’s how: Create an event registration page on …

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