Today’s guest blogger is Jane Ransom, coach, trainer and international speaker on the science of personal and professional relationships. Simon & Schuster holds the option contract for her upcoming work, One Brainy Book: 26 Scientific Ways to Feel and Be Terrific!
Ever heard of a “social allergy?” This psychology term refers to the condition of finding someone else’s particular habit intolerable. Does it repulse you that your romantic partner always leaves the cap off the toothpaste? Does it horrify you that your co-worker very loudly slurps her coffee?
Social allergies develop over time.
When you begin dating—or working with—someone, you probably notice such personal habits but they don’t bother you much. With continued exposure, however, you may develop a strong aversion, i.e. a social allergy. At that stage, research indicates that unless you do something about it, your reaction may only get worse.
Welcome to a new era of online business! Today, it’s easier and cheaper than ever to set up income streams and profit from them. But, focus is key. Rather than approaching such a broad spectrum of possibilities haphazardly, you need precision to be efficient and cost-effective.
In this post, we’re going to take a closer look at two fabulous opportunities that, while not necessarily new, are experiencing a digital renaissance.
Affiliate Marketing: Today, this industry, like all others, is completely transforming. Right now, this very second, you have everything you need to become a well-paid advertiser, and the up-front costs are minimal compared to the past.
Information Products: This is a pretty simple concept: sell people information they need/desire. However, as social media, mobile technology and search engines expand and innovate, the far reaching potential is enormous. How many people are after the knowledge you already possess?
Social media networking sites have undoubtedly revolutionized the way businesses connect and interact with their existing and potential customers. As communication between companies and different demographics of consumers became easier and more dynamic, businesses can now relate to potential and current clients in real time, with greater informality and consistency than before. As far as branding management goes, this is actually a positive thing, because these strategies have a lot to do with humanizing a company and making it more connected to its market. Google+ offers numerous features that could help small businesses to develop a competitive edge and increase revenue and therefore profitability.
Exactly how can Google+ help small businesses? Below are just some of the ways we could think off, right off the top of our head:
Targeting the right market segment
Google+ posts relevant links to help users find information. For businesses that are in Google’s good … Continue reading…
Nikki is the Senior Producer of Tom Joyner Morning Show; the most successful syndicated urban radio show in the history, reaching more than 8 million people every day. But she wears many hats; she is also a motivational speaker, multi-media personality, voice-over artist and luckily for us, social media & personal branding coach. Nikki’s years of parlaying a presence in traditional and social media have gained her hundreds of thousands of followers and she enthusiastically uses a variety of platforms to shares her expertise with others.
I reached out to Nikki recently to discuss the possibility of her writing a guest post for my blog and despite her very tight schedule, she graciously accepted my invitation. I took a sneak peek before … Continue reading…
In this age of ultra-fast and streamlined businesses, it’s easier than ever to set up a digital platform ready for empire building, ecommerce and branding. While many people assume that managing a hosting service and installing a blog, for example a WordPress blog, is complicated, it really isn’t.
This article is going to show you everything you need and how to setup a self-hosted blog in less than an hour! But first, let’s take a look at the simple difference between hosted and self-hosted.
Hosted vs. Self-Hosted Blogs
In a nut shell one is free with limited features while the other requires small investments and comes with nearly unlimited potential. Obviously the pros and cons are going to weigh out differently depending on your unique circumstances, but there are really no serious online brands or businesses that go the free route.