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Why You Still Feel Broke Even When Your Business Is Raking It In

J.D. Roth - Founder of Get Rich Slowly

Entrepreneurs aren’t great money managers. That’s not to say they mismanage their business finances – most don’t – but they often struggle to effectively manage their personal economies. My father was a serial entrepreneur. His businesses flourished, but at home he was constantly broke. When dad died, my brothers and I took over his final… [Read More]

List Building on Steroids: 5 Creative Uses for Landing Pages

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Lead generation isn’t exactly a term that gets most people all jazzed to tackle a new day – except for me. I mean, lately I can’t seem to get enough of this stuff! And what’s better, I’ve stumbled onto some seriously simple but incredibly effective strategies for harnessing the potent power of landing pages. So… [Read More]

5 Offline Marketing Tactics for Introverts: How to Put yourself out There Without Feeling “Icky”

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Some people have a gift for being able to walk into a room full of strangers and walk out an hour later with two new best friends and at least one new client. It’s an extrovert’s world out there, and we introverts can feel ill-equipped to be heard and make a difference. There are plenty… [Read More]

How to Use Pinterest to Connect With Your Ideal Client

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photo credit: VintageAmanda Connection + engagement. That’s the magic combination small business owners are trying to achieve with social media. It’s not enough to have a lot of followers—we know the importance of cultivating a relationship with our potential clients.  We want to show them that we “get” them, that we’re one of them, and that… [Read More]

The 7-Step Formula to Make More Money for Your Biz… Using Content You Already Have

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Staying in touch with your audience can feel like running on a treadmill. The more you write, the more you publish, which means the more you feel pressured to write even more so you can give your audience what they’re waiting for. It’s a never-ending cycle. Every time you write something that delights your readers,… [Read More]

Building Brand Loyalty on Twitter: What You Can Learn from Jack Reacher, Mindy Kaling, and a Flock of Liberated Chicken

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As a consumer, I love Twitter because it gives me access to people and organizations that wouldn’t necessarily be easy to access. One time, my pre-teen crush, Dean Cain, retweeted my confession of love. Another time, a famous astrologer, Susan Miller, gave me personalized financial advice (she told me to watch out last October because… [Read More]

3 List Building Screw-Ups You’ve Already Made (And How To Fix Them, Pronto)

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Experts say “the money is in the list,” and they’re right. Your list provides the opportunity to contact subscribers regularly in their inboxes, rather than only on a social platform. There, you can offer up tailored solutions to their problems… IF you aren’t screwing up. Here are the 3 most common screw-ups almost everyone’s committed… [Read More]

How To Create Your Own Pinnable Graphics

Jessica Kupferman

As one of the newest social media websites, Pinterest has already climbed to the #3 spot in social media for most visitors right behind Facebook and Twitter. How about that for growth? No matter what type of business you’re in, you probably have a few tips or words of inspiration that you can share with… [Read More]

3 Delegation Nightmares You’ll Avoid Thanks To These Strategies For Systematic Success

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One of the most impressive things about Laura Roeder is how quickly she transformed LKR Social Media into a highly lucrative empire. During my recent interview with her, she shared part of what made this remarkable growth possible: “If you want to grow your business past a certain level, you’ve got to add more people…. [Read More]

5 Things Your Website Must Have to Bring in Leads

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Congratulations, you’ve made it, big shot!  Well, maybe not huge, but big considering where you were a few months ago. You know that driving traffic to your website is key, and now that you’re seeing those page views tick upward, you need to make sure that you’re converting those views into leads. When designing or… [Read More]