I am co-hosting a free teleclass with Cameo Publications on January 27, 2004. The topic will be Write to Sell! How to Create Promotional Pieces that Sell Books. If you would like to attend the class, please pre register. There are only 100 slots available for this call. To register visit http://www.pnewsletter.com/teleclassreg.html
Top 10 Stumbling Blocks that Limit Business Growth
By Philip E. Humbert
Never in history have more entrepreneurs launched more new businesses! In America, thousands of business open their doors every single day! Unfortunately, most of them (over 90% of them) also close their doors within two years. Businesses are started with high hopes and glorious dreams. It is easy to start a business. It is much more difficult to build it, to make it succeed, to avoid the traps and pitfalls and frustrations, and enjoy the fruits of success over the years. In working with hundreds (probably two to three THOUSAND) entrepreneurs over 25 years, here are the mistakes I see most often. Avoid them!
“Why Clarity Is Essential To Building Massive Momentum In Your Business”
By Matt Zembruski
Clarity is an absolutely essential ingredient for you to achieve your full potential in business. Napolean Hill, in his classic book Think & Grow Rich, said “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” He goes on to explain why having a clear definition of what you want to achieve is a critical factor in your success.
For business owners who truly want to be “on purpose” for success and take their business to the next level, I define “clarity” as follows:
The New First Impression in Home Selling
By Amie Walton
As an ASP Home Stager® I know how important curb appeal can be in making
that critical first impression when selling your home. However, with the growth
of real estate advertising over the web, there is another first impression that
you should consider when marketing your property. Web impression. Does your
property have a great one?
6 Ways That Blogging Can Save You Money
By Tinu AbayomiPaul
Even though I’ve had several personal blogs for years, I’ve only been officially business blogging since 2003. So in going back over expenses for the last quarter, you can imagine my shock when I realized that my overall business costs were down about 19%. What saved me so much money? Surprisingly, blogging.
How can you save money with your blog? It’s pretty simple, so I’ll be brief.
Attract search engine traffic without paying the big bucks
If you want Google, Yahoo and MSN to pay attention to you, blog.
Putting It On Paper: The Ground Rules for Creating Promotional Pieces that Sell
Dawn Josephson, Ground Rules Press, retails $19.95, my price $13.45 170 pages, ISBN 0-9744966-1-8 (January 2004), available at bookstores and on this blog, just click on the book’s icon in the sidebar.
Many authors think that once their book is published, their work is done. On the contrary, their work is just beginning. If they want the public to notice their hook, authors have to promote it, and that takes a lot of time and eftbrt. But where do they begin’? In her new instructional guidebook, Putting It On Paper: The Ground Rules for Creating Promotional Pieces that Sell Books, promotional writing expert Dawn Josephson explains the critical, yet often overlooked first step in developing a book marketing
campaign — creating the book media kit.
Write, Publish and Market a Book with No Out-of-Pocket Money By Kathleen Gage
Do you dream of having a book published, but don’t know where to turn? Already have a book, but unsure of how to promote it? Looking for cost effective high-return strategies to market your book? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the following information is for you.
What Should Your Service Fee Be? By Karyn Greenstreet
You must decide for yourself whether you will charge for your services or not. Should you decide to charge, the next question is “what should my fee be?”
What are the Elements in Real Estate?
By Suzee Miller
Each element has a specific color associated with it. Because color (light) vibrates and is such a high frequency, it immediately lifts the “energy vibration” in our listings. When this happens, our listings act like magnets and attract buyers, sellers and referral business, effortlessly. This is called the Productive Cycle of Elements…when Fire creates Earth, Earth creates Metal, Metal produces Water, Water feeds Wood, and when Wood fuels Fire. Learning the “proper placement'” of these elements in your listings… to lift Ch’i..ENERGY..will exponentially increase buyer activity.
How to Buy a Home When You’re in Your Twenties
By Dan Auito
A Single’s Game of Real Estate
(Getting started in your twenties)
Due to the fact that most of us grow up in either a rented apartment or our parent’s single family home, it stands to reason that most people, when beginning to ask themselves the question of purchasing their own dwelling, will come to the conclusion that a condo or small house is probably the way to go. That’s a result of conditioning and it’s a hard mindset to break! After taking the time to talk to or personally guide a respectable number of people in their twenties, I have come to find that firm, direct and accurate information can really adjust the reality of how real estate can be acquired and used to their best advantage starting with property that sets the tone for a much more profitable and rewarding future.