A Small Business Owner’s Guide to Hosting an Online Event

A Small Business Owner’s Guide to Hosting an Online Event

Events, Marketing Strategy
Online events can boost brand awareness for your business and increase your overall reach. They’re also accessible, which could make people more willing and able to come. Here are some steps to take when hosting an internet-based gathering to raise the likelihood of its success. A Small Business Owner's Guide to Hosting an Online Event Choose the Event Type One of the first considerations for hosting an online event as a small business owner is the type. Will you offer a weekend-long conference or a one-hour expert panel? Consider your target audience and the content that’ll appeal to them the most. Thinking of your company’s purpose can also guide your decision because you can directly tie the event to brand awareness. For example, if you’re a web designer offering an…
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Reclaim Your Time With Systems Summits

Reclaim Your Time With Systems Summits

Events
Ask many entrepreneurs, particularly solopreneurs and micro business owners, what their biggest challenge is, and the will often say "time." Time to get the work done. Time to plan. Time to connect with prospects. Time to do a myriad of tasks they can rattle off. Time is the number one challenge for small businesses and I feel your pain. Have you ever uttered... “I don’t have enough time to get it all done.” “I need more time to do what’s really important.” “My plate is full.” The question is, do you really need MORE time? Or do you need SYSTEMS to Reclaim Your Time and Reclaim Your Control? Reclaim Your Time with Systems Summits Oct 23-24   Meet the Systems Summits team of industry experts, who will efficiently show you…
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How to Make a Black Friday Plan for Profit

How to Make a Black Friday Plan for Profit

Events, Marketing Strategy
I'm curious, are you planning to offer any Black Friday/Small Business Saturday/Cyber Monday deals? If so, do you have a Black Friday plan? It's not too late! We all know people have come to expect these super deals, so why not put yourself out there to grab some moolah? Most of us think about buying and selling physical products for the Black Friday weekend. But who said service providers and purveyors of digital goods can't capitalize on the weekend flurry of sales? How to Start Making a Black Friday Plan Here are a few ideas for offers you can put together. These ideas are specifically for those of us who sell services and digital products: Bundle some products together and stick a price tag on 'em. Record a bonus training for…
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June’s Try It Out Bundle for Personal and Business Success

June’s Try It Out Bundle for Personal and Business Success

Events
I’m taking part in this sizzling bundle of awesome – and I can’t wait to share it with you! I’ve partnered with a bunch of business owners, and we’ve each contributed a product – and you get ALL of them for one COOL price of only $19. Go here to grab this and find out more >>> tryitoutbundle.com It’s The June  Try It Out Bundle – and it’s FULL of biz & lifestyle products. It’s valued at over $1,300 – but you get everything for $19. Yup, $19! You’ll receive workshops to help you learn how to work with brands, kickstart your goals, create courses in 30 minutes, get more traffic, as well as pre-made content that you can use as your own (and more!). There are products that can…
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Get More Traffic and Blog Comments During Blog Commentathon Summer 2016

Get More Traffic and Blog Comments During Blog Commentathon Summer 2016

Events
How would you like to get a massive traffic spike and more blog comments on the next post you publish? Are you wanting more traffic and interaction on your blog? Well, we have just the thing to help you… and it’s going to be fun, too! Introducing the Comment Carousel, a Blog Commentathon for Entrepreneurs! Blog comments matter! Nothing feels as good as knowing someone is reading (or viewing) your blog post, enjoys your content, and leaves you a comment telling you so. We’re going 'round and 'round to each other’s blogs starting July 11, 2016. For seven days, we’ll be blog hopping, reading and leaving comments, and sharing each other’s blog posts. Get more traffic and blog comments on your next post! Join us for this week-long blog commentathon…
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Indie Author Legacy Awards (IALAwards) Celebrates Non Fiction Authors

Indie Author Legacy Awards (IALAwards) Celebrates Non Fiction Authors

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Calling all non fiction writers and book lovers! Nominate the book and author that has made the biggest impact on your life for an Indie Author Legacy Award. If you’re the author, go ahead and nominate yourself. You deserve it! What are the Indie Author Legacy Awards? The Indie Author Legacy Awards (IALA) is the only one of its kind, specifically celebrating non-fiction literacy geared towards the promotion of social awareness, education and personal transformation. The mission is to recognize the efforts of writers who use their platform and gift of writing as a tool to develop community empowerment, business ownership and generational wealth building. In 2016, the first awards ceremony is expected to gather over 100 national independent authors, bloggers, entrepreneurs and advocates. While the focus of the event is to…
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Get Traffic and Blog Comments During the Comment Carousel Commentathon

Get Traffic and Blog Comments During the Comment Carousel Commentathon

Events
**Update: The December 2015 commentathon has ended. How would you like to get 50 comments on the next blog post you publish? Are you wanting more traffic and interaction on your blog? Well, we have just the thing to help you… and it’s going to be fun, too! Introducing the Comment Carousel, a Blog Commentathon for Entrepreneurs! We’re going 'round and 'round to each other’s blogs starting Dec 8, 2015. For seven days, we’ll be blog hopping, reading and leaving comments, and sharing each other’s blog posts. Register here to be notified of the next commentathon! Get 50 comments On YOUR Next Blog Post! Join us for this week-long blog commentathon event! It’s easy to get involved – and it’s going to be fun! What is a commentathon? We’ll be putting together…
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Best Social Media Image Dimensions Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

Best Social Media Image Dimensions Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

Events
It's no secret that our favorite social media platforms are competing for our attention. As such, each likes to make changes that send many folks into a frenzy. The most cumbersome of these changes for most (myself included) is usually the image size tweaks. Keeping up with social media image sizes is starting to become a job in and of itself. Or is it just me? If you don't keep track of the image dimensions to use for each platform, your images can wind up looking grainy and shabby after you've spent a ton of time creating them. Which makes you look not-so-good. We don't want this to happen now do we? I found this fantastic social media image dimensions cheat sheet to use, and sharing is caring! So take a look, it…
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