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How StumbleUpon Community Groups Can Help You Succeed

When you join StumbleUpon, make no mistake: You’re joining a community. You stumble other users’ sites, recommend sites, images or videos you like and make a strong effort to keep your Stumbling focused. Why, then, do so many people miss the opportunity to take their StumbleUpon experience to the next logical step by making themselves … Continue reading “How StumbleUpon Community Groups Can Help You Succeed”

Business Networking: Following up with a Thank You Note

Networking should be part of your monthly business activities. Whether you network online via social media or offline at events one thing is for sure, you need to write thank you notes. Once you connect with someone and share information with him or her, especially if it was at an event or online webinar, you … Continue reading “Business Networking: Following up with a Thank You Note”

Pros and Cons of Launching Your Own Affiliate Program

While most would have you believe that launching your own affiliate program is a great idea, it is important to remember that there are always two sides to every story, especially in business. It’s true that affiliate marketing can prove to be extremely lucrative for your business; however, before you jump in, make sure you … Continue reading “Pros and Cons of Launching Your Own Affiliate Program”

5 Ways to Integrate Your Email Marketing with Social Media

Social media presents an opportunity to build your subscriber base with a wide range of different people and cross-promote your business from different traffic sources. If you integrate your social media marketing with your email list, you can harness the power of both of these sources for even more traffic and engagement. Let Your Social … Continue reading “5 Ways to Integrate Your Email Marketing with Social Media”

Tips for Optimizing Your Video Content for the Search Engines

Video is an interactive and useful form of content for your website visitors. We each learn differently and adding this visual element holds a very strong appeal for many target audiences. Additionally, it’s also a way for you to brand your business and connect with your audience. Unfortunately, while many website owners are skilled at … Continue reading “Tips for Optimizing Your Video Content for the Search Engines”

Manage your time by setting goals for your business

A tried and true time-management success secret for all business owners is to set goals for your business. If you have daily, weekly, yearly and overall goals that are written down and scheduled for implementation, your goals will become more than dreams and become a reality. Without setting proper goals, it’s hard to manage your … Continue reading “Manage your time by setting goals for your business”

Social media time suckers: How to avoid them

There was a time when the telephone was the big time waster. Friends, children, parents, clients would call and interrupt you 50 times a day and you could never get any work done due to having to talk on the telephone. Now, the great time sucker is social media. Your mobile device is buzzing or … Continue reading “Social media time suckers: How to avoid them”