5 Ways to Make Sure You Achieve Your Goals for Your Online Business

5 Ways to Achieve Online Business Goals Does it seem to you that there are never enough hours in the day ? Running your own online business, any business as a matter of fact, is very much like that.  The ‘gurus’ make it sound so easy. Do this, that and the other and all the…




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Action is the Key. Watch a Ferris Wheel.

Action Lessons from a Ferris Wheel ! Have you ever watched a Ferris Wheel at a fairground ? They come in different styles and sizes but they all do the same thing don’t they ?  Ferris Wheels go round and round and do nothing else !  Personally I’ve never understood the attraction unless you want…




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Do You Want to Lead or Follow ?

When you need help ask for it ! A young manager, John, was having problems in his job.  No matter what he did his team members seemed to work against him.  He was convinced they didn’t like him and were deliberately trying to get him into trouble with his boss. The young guy decided to…




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3 Techniques For Getting Your Emails Opened More Frequently

Are you an email spammer? Emails are the ‘bread and butter’ of any internet marketing system.  Think about this for a moment. Have you ever walked into a shop and the second you enter there’s a sales assistant by your side.  “”Can I help you sir/madam ?”. “Not at the moment”, you politely reply and…

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Is Your Video Equipment Stopping You Making Videos ?

Do you worry that your video equipment is not good enough for internet videos ? Don’t !! You actually need very little video equipment to start making videos on the internet.  In this post I’m going to tell you exactly what you need and where to get it What video equipment do I need to…




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How to Find and Engage Virtual Assistants

Virtual Assistants – Do you need them ? Do you feel tired and burned out ?  Is your business starting to overwhelm you ?  Then step back and let someone else take some of the workload. I’m talking about outsourcing some of your work to virtual assistants.  “I can’t afford virtual assistants”, I hear you…




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5 Essential Elements of an Awesome Blog

Blog Basics Blog is short for weblog.  It’s a website made up of entries, otherwise known as ‘posts’.  The writing of posts is known as ‘blogging’ and the person who writes the posts is called a ‘blogger’.  There could be several reasons for maintaining a blog: delivering information; helping to build an email list for…




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3 Free SEO Tools For Internet Marketers

Getting SEO right is a must if you use social media. I started my internet business almost 12 months ago knowing almost nothing about internet marketing. Much like all ‘newby’ internet business people I expect. Since then I’ve listened to countless webinars, watched more videos and read hundreds of articles about SEO. I’ve worked out…




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Overcoming Anxiety, Conquering Fear

Overcoming anxiety and conquering fear are two traits that are essential for any business owner. “Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.” William Shakespeare Like it or not, fear is often the root of self-doubt and we’ll never know what good we’re missing out…




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Positive Thoughts Need Preparation

Positive thoughts result in positive action A lesson from a 6 year old A year or so ago my wife and I took our grandchildren to Disneyland Paris for a few days. At the time our granddaughter was into princesses in a big way and her favourite by far was Rapunzel. On one particular day…




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3 Challenges When Working From Home

Working from home sounds like a dream but it’s not the easiest way of making a living. A friend recently told me that she never seemed to get anything done with her business because there were always too many other things to do. Every time she looked up there was another task; washing, ironing, shopping,…




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Stay Focused And Build Your Business

Stay focused to achieve your goals ! It’s funny what we think about. Yesterday I was getting some exercise in the New Forest in the south of England.  I started off keeping to the man-made gravel paths but then decided to go back to my car via a little used path through the trees. It started…




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12 PRACTICAL METHODS TO COPE WITH STRESS

Combat Stress with these easy, practical methods Stress has become the number one reason why people have time off work sick these days.  Business owners, especially small business owners, are definitely not immune to stress.  The problem for them is that they can’t afford time off work to deal with it. Most business owners, especially…




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7 Meta Tags Characteristics You Should Know

How Meta Tags Can Improve Your Online Visibility What is a MetaTag ? When I first started out building a website, one of the phrases I came across often was ‘meta tags’.  I hadn’t got a clue what a meta tag was but everything I saw, heard or read told me that they were very important.…




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Disaster Management: How to Manage Information in an Emergency Control Centre

Why managing disaster information in the emergency control centre (ECC) is so important ! Arguably the most important job in disaster management is the management of information.  Unless disaster information is managed properly, tasks won’t be done, resources won’t be available, people will be put at more risk than necessary and disaster managers won’t have…




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Disaster Management: Planning to deal with disasters will save lives and reduce losses

Disaster Management: Planning to deal with disasters will save lives and reduce losses

The Purpose of Disaster Management Planning What disaster management planning is Disaster management planning is the process of preparing for an event and really falls into 4 phases: Identifying the types of emergency which may occur Hazard and risk assessment Rehearsing the plan Reviewing and evaluating the plan Of course, any disaster management planning has to…




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Disaster Management: Defining and Identifying Hazards and Risks

Defining And Identifying Hazards And Risks During Disaster Management It might first be useful to look at some definitions: Definition of Hazard: ‘something with the potential to cause harm or injury’ Definition of Risk: ‘the likelihood that it will actually cause harm or injury’ Definition of Risk Assessment: ‘the process of identifying hazards and assessing…




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Disaster Management: How to Conduct Business Continuity Risk Management

Business Continuity Risk Management Understanding Risk There are many very good reasons why business continuity (BC) hazard and risk assessment needs to be conducted regularly.  Some of the most important are: To identify problems and potential problems As an aid to decision making To assist with resource allocation To identify priority actions All of these…




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5 Essential Elements of an Awesome Marketing Video

Marketing video made easy with these 5 steps Putting together a marketing video is not much different to preparing for any other type of presentation.  Or is it ? I’ve been a professional trainer for almost 20 years and I’ve written and delivered thousands of hours of training during that time.  So video should be…




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How to use PLR to increase traffic

PLR Benefits PLR stands for Private Label Rights and is used to describe a licence you receive to use material when you buy a PLR package.  A good PLR package will contain a PDF document (often an ebook), promotional material such as email swipes, sales videos, infographics and powerpoint slides; articles, mind maps and other content materials; and…




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3 Ways To Overcome Time Challenges In Your Business

Time Challenges Are Constant In Business When you are self-employed time is always a challenge.  Even when you plan your day and have everything worked out, life will throw more challenges at you. Most of the time management gurus will advise you to make a plan for the following day the night before.  Make a…




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10 Successful Online Business Strategies – #2

3 ways learning makes a better online entrepreneur Knowledge is power, or so the saying goes !  But how and where do we get knowledge ?  As a child most of us went to school and were educated in subjects our Governments and teachers thought we ought to know.  I don’t know about you but…




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Internet Business Model Making $235k A Month

Access to an internet business model which made nearly $235k last month is something which could help you with your business isn’t it ? That’s what you can have if you attend a FREE webinar on Monday 25th July at 6pm EST.  On the webinar you will meet Louis Doughty who will blow a hole through the…




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Successful Online Business Strategies – #1

Successful online business is something being sought by more and more people today. Earlier this year, at the ripe age of 61, I decided to leave behind my work career and begin a new life building a successful online business. Now you might think that’s rather a stupid move at my age but I didn’t see…




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How to Publish Your eBook and Where

How to publish your ebook online will depend on what you want to achieve.  Most authors start with Amazon because that is the largest platform in the world, so we will start there. How to Publish Your eBook on Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing Anyone can publish an ebook free on Amazon, whether you have one book…




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What are you worth ?

One of the main reasons that people lack confidence is because they don’t understand what they are worth. A couple of weeks ago a local company decided that it was going to close its local branch, which will result in the loss of about 150 jobs. Understandably, there are now a lot of worried people.…




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How students can make money online

I’ve just been having a look at a site which, on the face of it, gives students some good ideas for making a bit of extra money online. Here’s the site:  http://www.savethestudent.org/make-money/ Every student I’ve ever met has told me they need extra cash and this site gives you the pointers you might be looking…




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Confidence comes from inside you, not from anyone else

During my life I have met hundreds of people who claim they lack confidence to do something.  At one time or another, we all feel scared or nervous about something – no exceptions ! Confidence isn’t something that is taken away from you by someone else.  It is something you deny yourself. Don’t mistake a…




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Welcome to the blog which will change your life – if you want it to

Welcome to our blog.  Great to meet you. They say money doesn’t bring you happiness and there is some truth in that.  I know plenty of people who are happy but they don’t have a lot of money. Although money doesn’t necessarily bring you happiness it will help you do the things you want to…




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