Finding time to sift through all of the content that is available can sometimes be a daunting task. I feel your pain! That is why I share my LinkLineups. Some of the links below will take you to videos and some of the links will take you to posts. I share a bit of commentary on why you might want to take the time to look at any of it. This LinkLineup shares:
- Get Your Freak On!
- What Culture are You Creating?
- Using Hardship to Grow
- Conference/Expo Strategy – Forget the Brochures
- Increase the Shares on Your Blog Posts
- How Strong are Your Blog Titles?
- 17 Words to Stop Using on Your Landing/Sales Pages
- 3 Critical things to Say When Speaking to Promote Your Business
- 16 Content Creation Tools to Make Your Content Better and Your Life Easier
- Share and Share Again When You Create Content
- How to Get More Visibility on Google+
- Create Striking Images for Your Blog Posts, Social Media & More!
- 7 SEO Necessary Steps
- Greet Strangers As Friends…And They WILL Be!
- Lessons in Effective Networking
- Have You Lost Clients and Don’t Know Why?
- 5 Guest Post Request Mistakes
- 9 Travel Gadgets that Will Change Your Life
Boldly Building a Business Around Who You Are
Are you a freak too? You might be and don't even know it. Earlier this week, I participated in #FreakQuest . was interviewed by Martin about his new book, The Freaks Will Inherit The Earth! If you are interested in finding your voice in the world, rocking your business, and generally embracing a new reality, well now you have permission. The time is now to be the full and real you with no apology. Want to know what it's all about? https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/ccicanptuljf91j9v7ij5gtmlqo‘s
What Culture are You Creating?
If you own a business and are on G+ and have not circled https://plus.google.com/117590169633617507930/posts/Nxdz12TQN8i, you're missing our on power thoughts every day. She shares why considering your culture is important and steps to create a positive and productive one. All I could do was say “YES” when I read it.
Using Hardship to Grow
Conference/Expo Strategy – Forget the Brochures
When you have a table/booth at any venue it's a great idea to have something people can take with them.
You could: – Reformat the freebie you have on your site – Transcribe a recent interview – Pick your top 5 blog posts and massage as “chapters” https://plus.google.com/117590169633617507930/posts/HxUVjRTLTQG
Increase the Shares on Your Blog Posts
Writing a fabulous blog post is simply the beginning. In order to make an impact, people need to know about the post and read it. That is where a great social sharing strategy comes into play. The more you practice spreading your message, the more people can learn from your knowledge. #infographic that shares how to get more shares! Read Time: Under 5 minutes http://blog.canva.com/get-blog-post-shared-1000-times/#0TcXAx8mF4PD29x1.99& have created a really easy to read/process
How Strong are Your Blog Titles?
Strong, honest, catchy titles for our blogs can sometimes seem elusive, yet they are key to getting more clicks and readers. http://rebekahradice.com/irresistible-blog-titles/shared a great infographic to help you craft blog titles that get noticed.
17 Words to Stop Using on Your Landing/Sales Pages
One thing I love about reading http://unbounce.com/landing-page-copywriting/17-words-to-stop-using-on-landing-pages/‘s posts is that she gets to the point and shares valid examples. This post is no exception. Do you use any of the words that she is suggesting you not use? Any that you have seen that get under your skin? Time to read: 3 minutes Benefit of applying what you read: More Sales
Speaking to deliver value is one of my favorite things to do. It is for many service pros. However, you could deliver a fantastic talk and give loads of value and still not get clients! https://plus.google.com/117590169633617507930/posts/dmT5osM5vkiHelps businesses sell more. In the post below he shares 3 simple things, you can do to increase engagement with your talk, your business and your sales. I use all three. People appreciate examples and when you give story examples that tie directly to your business you are helping them connect the dots to you. Bonus 4th item: If you have personally used the techniques that you are teaching, tell your before and after story.
16 Content Creation Tools to Make Your Content Better and Your Life Easier
Social Media & Getting Found Online
Share and Share Again When You Create Content
Some of the best engagement I've received on posts have happened as a result of sharing it again at a later date. If your content is evergreen this strategy is even more effective. http://marketingland.com/tweet-repeat-power-sharing-sharing-83050wrote a great article on why we often don't re-share and an alternative perspective you might want to consider. Share and Share Again and then Repurpose and Repeat!
[NEW ebook] How to Get More Visibility on Google+
The fourth installment in Google+ Pro Tips is now available on Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/Google-Pro-Tips-More-Visibility-ebook/dp/B00KBAJUS2/has been pumping out books like crazy and we're all better for it! Today he announced his newest publication.
Create Striking Images for Your Blog Posts, Social Media & More!
7 SEO Necessary Steps
If you're looking for the no-nonsense steps to get the most out of SEO (search engine optimization), check out this post. http://ontracktips.com/need-know-seo-mark-traphagenand make sure you get the info you need.
Connecting and Networking
Greet Strangers As Friends…And They WILL Be!
shares a great story on how your approach to meeting new people can magnetize them to you and visa versa.
She suggests that you treat the people that you have just met as a friend. Could you do that? Do you do that? Do you find you have barriers up? Have you ever met someone that instantly made you feel welcome and at home? How did that make you feel? Read time: 4 minutes http://www.danijohnson.com/2013/greet-strangers-as-friends-and-they-will-be/
Lessons in Effective Networking
How do you approach networking? For many, it is an overwhelming thing to do. To do it authentically and with a heart-centered approach is much more than memorizing an elevator speech. Vikas Narula shares a great post on the 3 phased path he took to building relationships that are meaningful. “The informal human Network is far more potent than we can possibly imagine, especially if we begin to use it in a way that helps others.” http://www.keyhubs.com/blog/lessons-in-effective-networking-tales-of-magic-and-mystery/
Have You Lost Clients and Don’t Know Why?
5 Guest Post Request Mistakes
This post outlines 5 things that you really shouldn't do when looking for a guest post opportunity. My favorite was “Don't Lie.” Yes! I receive slews of requests that I can tell right away are not legit. Check out the post for more of what not to do and why. http://www.petersandeen.com/submit-guest-post/
9 Travel Gadgets that Will Change Your Life
If you are continually traveling for your work or if you take a great family vacation this summer, check out this post before you go. https://www.yahoo.com/travel/9-travel-gadgets-that-will-change-your-life-and-that-84856864267.htmlshares 9 gadgets that will make your travel life easier. My Fav was the solar backpack and camera lens for the phone. The door alarm and power converter came in a quick second. What are must-have travel necessities for you?
Until we talk again,
Live Fully — Love Openly — Laugh Often — Leverage Your Brilliance — Connect Authentically — Get Your Message Out — Serve with Impact — Prosper Everyday