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    How I Re-Branded Myself After a Big Career Change

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    For over a decade, I built online businesses. My focus was primarily marketing. Create content, promote it, and optimize website conversions.

    Over time, I built a reputation in the industry by blogging, networking, and speaking at industry conferences like Pubcon. In fact, I attended Pubcon’s signature event in Las Vegas ten years in a row. …

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    Wrecking Things is Justifiable to Get Ahead

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    Sometimes you need to build things with the intention of wrecking them.

    This ties very closed to the idea of an MVP in the Eric Ries Minimum Viable Product mentality.

    When you are building a new idea, a new business, a new thing … be ready to exert brutal candor. Be ready for brutal honesty …

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    Easily Exceed Year End Goals

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    Given that the end of summer is fast approaching many are preparing to take vacation. During this more relaxed time period, spend ample time anticipating what may be achieved upon everyone’s return to work.

    Dates to Review

    If you haven’t already, in the future ask your clientele when they anticipate taking vacation. Note the dates …

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    7 Tips for Running a Home-Based Business

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    Running a home-based business comes with many benefits, like flexibility, the ability to create your own schedule and even tax breaks. These benefits are hard to beat, but it can be difficult to grow your home-based business.

    However, being home-based doesn’t mean “staying small” or limiting your opportunities. In fact, some of the most well-known …

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    7 Steps to Revamp and Fuel Business

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    Most likely you will agree that some weeks are better than others. In fact, some days and weeks are ones we wish we never experienced. The one culprit at the center of these unfortunate incidents is miscommunication.

    The biggest problem in front of us when miscommunication arises is the fact that we do not want …

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    7 Career Perks of Having a Side Gig

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    A recent study by Contently found that just over 1/5 of workers who freelance professionally do so in addition to a full-time job — and it’s not hard to see why. With the economy and job-market still shaky and salaries stubbornly refusing to budge, a growing number of workers are learning that the best way …

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    Keep Sales Fluid Using These 5 tips

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    If you have ever felt repelled by someone then you will appreciate the idea of magnetic communication. The style of attracting interest first in you and then in the business services you provide. The concept stems from observation of the demeanor of others and how welcoming they appear upfront.

    Friendliness

    It is the facial expressions …

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    8 Tech Skills Entrepreneurs Need to Succeed

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    There’s no denying, entrepreneurs – or those aspiring to be – must retain as much knowledge as they possibly can and they must also continue to grow it. That’s because, in order to be successful in any market, you’ll need to hone your skills, knowledge and be vigilant in your work.

    That’s why, in addition …

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    Captivating Captivology: An Interview with Ben Parr

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    From the mind of writer Ben Parr comes his first work, Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention, a scientific and psychological approach to how attention is captured. In It, Parr addresses the role technology has played in severely lowering our attention spans due to the 24/7 access to unlimited entertainment it provides. Because of …

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    Errors to Avoid and Communication Consistency Will Fuel Sales

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    Nothing is more distressing than to try to work with someone who is inconsistent throughout all of their communications. This includes verbal, written, and behavior in addition to body language and facial expressions.

    The inconsistency is troubling because it raises the question of whether the person may be trusted. As a business professional it is …

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