Archives for November 2010

Creating A Life In Balance

Millions of people each day are trying to keep up with the pace of life and trying desperately to squeeze in pleasurable “down” time – whether that means quality time with family and friends or simple alone time. It’s difficult enough trying to manage our time with working long hours, running various errands, and carpooling… [Read More]

Befriend Bloggers

Connecting with blogs that serve your audience is one of the best ways to Create Fame (and make money) fast! Blogs allow you go straight to where your market has already gathered online. Try to befriend three bloggers in your space or industry. You should look for blogs that serve your buyers – whether it’s… [Read More]

Taking the Free Out of Freelance

freelance adjective: self-employed and hired to work for different companies on particular assignments. I’m just going to come out and say it: I hate the word freelance. Although the definition above fits the way I (and many of you) work, I much prefer the terms consultant, business owner, self employed, or entrepreneur to describe the… [Read More]

How Can A Small Business Use Facebook Deals?

Transcript: [0:00:00] Hey Laura Roeder here. By popular demand, I’m making you a video letting you know what I think about the new Facebook deals and the impact it’ll have on the small business. So I am a very excited about Facebook deals. If you don’t know what Facebook deals are, that’s the new feature… [Read More]

How to Change Your LinkedIn Profile Headline

When we think of marketing, we often think of the Big Campaigns – the headlines, the advertising, the offers. But the truth is it isn’t always about the Big Campaign but all the little opportunities to promote your business and share your message. One marketing opportunity you’ve likely overlooked is your LinkedIn headline. Most people… [Read More]

Steal These 7 Common Blogging Strategies

Almost every bit of blogging advice you get starts with: “Have a Concrete Strategy for Your Blog” Most of us shake our heads in agreement and start writing posts – without a strategy.  It’s not because we are stupid or lazy – it’s because most people don’t have a clue about HOW to identify their… [Read More]

Get Your Business Listed With Google Places

Ever searched google maps and seen a business listing pop up? Those listings are a part of a free service called Google Places. Your places listing allows customer reviews, videos, and even a place for you to post updated special offers! Start by going here to list your business. You will need to create a… [Read More]

Why Gmail Priority Inbox Sucks

Transcript: Hi. I’m Laura Roeder and I want to tell you why I think Gmail’s priority inbox sucks and you shouldn’t use it. Here’s the problem with Gmail’s priority inbox. So, if you’re not familiar, this is a new thing from Gmail that automatically sorts what are your priority emails and puts them at the… [Read More]

Why I Switched From 1ShoppingCart to Infusionsoft

Attention: You Don’t Own Any Of Your Online Content (and what to do about it)

It’s true. Everything you post to the free social networks is not really yours. Yes – you technically “own” it – but the online space where you post this content is borrowed. The solution? Your own self-hosted blog. In this post I’ll cover why you must have your own blog, what kind of blog to… [Read More]