April Training Review: Podcast, Video Easy Button, Special Interview

Here is the EASY BUTTON checklist for April Training on Podcasting This was an add-in feature month of training as a method to help you add video (or audio) to your business in the form of podcasts (using ZOOM.us) or adding video to your website, building a youtube.com presence, and much more.  Check out the…

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Instagram Walk Through – DIY Media Marketing

Using Instagram social media app can be an easy and effective way to market your business as well as keep your audience / customer base engaged.  If a significant amount of your demographic uses Instagram, it can also be a great way to GROW your business. Stew walks you through his business Instagram account using…

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November – Month 13 – DIY Action Plan Wrap Up

The baker’s dozen (Month 13) is a full wrap up of all the topics of discussion we did this year.  Many of these contain our lesson’s learned, experiences, successes and failures and overall better way to add a new element to your business. Check out the following links of 1 page checklists and videos below. …

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Month 12 – End of the Month Training Wrap-up (Coupons, Sales, Deals)

Every website, store, and business offers some sort of sale, deal, special offer, and coupon codes in order to drive potential customers to buy or buy more than they normally would “in order to save money”.  They work. I know when my wife goes shopping she tells me how much money she saved by spending…

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Affiliate Marketing – Monthly Training Wrap Up – September

This month we focused on affiliate marketing from two ends:  A merchant and / or an affiliate. Monthly Training Video Link – Jim and Stew walk through the many options and reasons why it pays to add an affiliate marketing section to your business plan if you have a website or want affiliates to help…

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August Training Wrap Up – Old School Methods

August was here and gone quickly! Focusing on “OLD SCHOOL” advertising was a good review for most of us but perhaps helped open our eyes to methods that still work – AND WORK WELL! Many may think that OLD SCHOOL ads (newspaper, radio, signs, flyers, mailers, etc) are for local businesses, but you can still…

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Old School Advertising Still Works! Same Rules Apply!

Using local print media may be considered “Old School” if you frame it as things we used to do before the internet and social media evolved into a successful way to get the word out about yourself and your business. However, the rules to advertising have not changed.  You still need to consider the following:…

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July Training in a Nutshell

July has been a hot one with both temperatures and learning the newest form of advertising in business:  Social Media Advertising.  Here is the list of blog post, videos, training modules, and Q and A session that we had this month with links to quickly access them (may have to scroll down to find): Blog…

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Confessions of the Self-Employed Online Entrepreneur

I have to start this off with a confession: “I came into this month of training not a fan of social media advertising and fairly skeptical.” I have done social media ads about half a dozen times with little to no success and I found it not to be worth my time, effort, and money.…

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June Training Wrap-up. Sales Copy Easy Buttons

The month of June is complete! This month was all about writing sales copy! Why?  Because we are in business and when you are fortunate enough to have people visiting your website or see an blog post, you need to write in a manner that strikes a nerve.  Emotion!  Emotion sells! Check out the links…

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