How to Use Social Media to Generate Leads


If you’ve been using social media for your business, but are frustrated with the lack of solid business results you’re seeing, this article is for you. One of the key goals of any social media strategy is to generate leads. Attracting quality prospects is paramount, and social media is, hands down, one of the best […]

How to Conquer Fear and Overcome Doubt In Your Business


If you’re waiting for the day when you no longer have doubts and fears about your business, let me save you some time. That day won’t come. In fact, feeling self-doubt and fear is a pretty good indicator that you’re on the right path. That doesn’t mean that you let fear and doubt take over […]

5 Deadly Sins of Email Marketing

5 Deadly Sins of Email Marketing

There are mistakes, then there are MISTAKES. We have all goofed up occasionally when sending out emails, and generally speaking, people are pretty forgiving. That said, there are some mistakes that can be nearly impossible to recover from. Here are my top 5 deadly sins of email marketing! 1. Not having permission. There is only […]

The Power of Authenticity in Your Business


As a brand new online business owner, I was eager to learn about blogging, shopping cart systems and WordPress. It seemed like the first step was to put up a website, build it, and they would come. Little did I know that the foundation of my business would be….me. Not trying to create a salesman […]

Don’t Make These 5 Common Blogging Mistakes


Blogging site Tumblr is home to more than 102 million blogs, and WordPress has more than 63 million—and that’s just two of many platforms, according to With that much competition, how can blogs stay afloat in a saturated medium? While blogging isn’t an exact science, there are some common blogging mistakes you can avoid. […]

30 Facebook Timeline Contests Ideas to Drive Likes and Comments


On August 26th, Facebook updated its promotions guidelines to allow brands to run Facebook contests on their Fan Page Timelines. With these new Facebook promotion guidelines, brands can now accept “contest entries” by asking fans to like, comment, or message the page. While this is a huge opportunity to drive brand engagement, many businesses are […]

Facebook Contests on the Timeline? – Pros and Cons


Facebook recently announced the change of their promotion guidelines. From now on you can do what could not in the past two years: run Facebook contests on your wall. Is this a good thing? It depends on what you want! With timeline contests you can ask people to enter your promotion with a like, comment, […]