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]

The 7 Rules for Providing Excellent Customer Service, Every Time

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So you’ve exceeded your insanely high sales goal for the latest of your awesome products, your customers love it, and you’re raking in the dough . . . yessss! The end, right? Not really. The difference between getting a one-time sale and gaining a loyal, shout-to-the-heavens-satisfied customer is the customer service you provide during and… [Read More]

Stop Launch Overwhelm By Choosing The One Right Tool To Keep You On Track

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I get asked almost every single day what I use to plan and manage launches. In fact in a recent thread inside the Fearless Launching community, this topic literally set everyone on fire – and sidetracked a few of us (yes, me too!)… because there are so many approaches to planning and managing… and if… [Read More]

5 Pieces of Social Media Advice You Should Ignore Right Now

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Entrepreneur, beware of bad social media advice! While there are many credible, experienced individuals who can help guide your social media strategy, you may also run into self-proclaimed social media “experts” and “gurus” who can quickly lead you astray with dubious recommendations and misguided information. Here are 5 pieces of terrible (but common) social media… [Read More]

Your Body of Work 2014: Free Online Workshop with Laura Roeder & Pam Slim

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When people ask me about my “career path”, it’s always a bit difficult to answer. I started my business when I was 22, so I don’t have much in the way of traditional work history. I’m considered an expert in my field, yet I don’t have any graduate-level degrees (social media wasn’t exactly a major… [Read More]

How To Bake Social Media Strategy Into Your Next Event

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In this post we look at 5 steps to using social media at your events. When marketing your event, the cupcake analogy we use posits that you should look to “bake in” social media, rather than “sprinkle it on” last minute. Simply put, you need to devote resources and time before, during and after to ensure… [Read More]

Filling Your Books With Clients Fast: A New Twist On An Old Strategy

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Editor’s Note: This post from 2012 was a HUGE hit with our readers, so it’s definitely time to bring it back. Why now? So you can put this strategy into place ASAP and lay the groundwork for an incredibly profitable 2014. Read all the way to the end to learn exactly how I continue to use this strategy to… [Read More]

5 Ways to Give CPR to Your Dying Blog

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It’s been nearly 24 hours since you posted and you fear your blog is dead. You haven’t had a single comment; the zero stares at you, mockingly. You think the post was pretty good, you usually get comments, so why is nobody responding this time? If you’ve ever put content out into the world and… [Read More]

Here Are Seven Ways For Your Business to Make Money Without You

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If you’re one of those brave souls who quit your day job in order to work full-time on growing your business, you deserve some extra recognition. Why? Because in addition to the security of a steady paycheck, you left behind something else, something perhaps even more precious: Paid vacation days. When you’re building your own… [Read More]