Downtime – What Do I Do Offline To Recharge?

Recharging

I was searching around for some inspiration for a topic to write about and found an interesting title in my search results of “100 Blog Topics I Hope You Write” This intrigued me so I clicked on the link and found myself looking at 100 titles for possible blog posts so I jumped in and…

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Dragon’s Den – Where Are They Now?

Dragons Den - Where Are They Now

Here in the UK, we have a TV programme called Dragon’s Den which I must admit I used to enjoy when it first started back in 2005 and right through to around 2008 when I started to miss programmes and now I hardly ever watch the show. The reason? The Dragon’s are promoting themselves more…

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Success Is Like An Iceberg

I wrote previously about Internet Sites Are Like Swans and the same analogy applies to successful people as all most people see are their successes and do not always realise that there have been many failures in their past. The analogy of the iceberg where the majority is never seen can so apply to businesses…

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Book Review – The Go-Giver

In one of his first lessons on the Partnership To Success programme I recently joined, John Thornhill had us buy and read a small book entitled “The Go-Giver” by Bob Burg and John David Mann. As a voracious reader, I happily went along with the suggestion, looked on and made my purchase on Amazon and…

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How To Avoid The Most Common Marketing Mistakes Part 2

Marketing2

In the first part of this mini-series of articles, I gave my readers five mistakes to avoid when running your product marketing campaign and here I complete my list of the top, or more appropriately bottom, five. Micro-Niching Your Product We all know that drilling down in a crowded niche can usually bring great results,…

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Grumpy Old Man – Back On The Buses

Back to the buses

I wrote recently about the fun and games on my recent bus ride to the Spurs so you can imagine my impending joy that I had a return journey to look forward to once the game was over! I had a beer with a few friends after the game so delayed my journey and hoped…

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Profiting From Referrals Part 2

Profiting From Referrals Part 2

I outlined five ways in the first part of this short series of blogs about getting more business with referrals and this is the second part where I give a few more ways that you can win more business Swap Referrals This can be a very good way to gain extra business, but only use…

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Writing A Winning Sales Letter – Postscript

I was re-reading my two previous blog posts on writing a winning sales letter and realised I’d missed off a few of the important points so I am putting things right in this third part of my two part series ( I hope that makes sense?). The three things I missed prevously are listed below.…

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All About Elevator Pitches

Not sure about how to give credit for this post, but I was reading my most recent “Costco Connection” magazine and read a book review that I found interesting as, although not related to on-line interaction, it covers that awkward moment when you want to actually tell your client what you do. I’m sure you’ve…

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Changing My Routine

Managing My Routine

As I’ve been working on the Partnership To Success programme, I have noticed that some days I accomplish a lot more than other although I seem to be working just as hard every day!I think it has something to do with my forward planning and the way I structure my day so I have been…

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