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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Lead with all of you

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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video is king

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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