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Dreams by Langston Hughes, An Entrepreneur’s Creed

What set of beliefs do you have as an entrepreneur? You know, the ideas or convictions you wholeheartedly believe in, that keep you focused on your dream – a sort of entrepreneur’s creed. When I was a teacher back in the 80s and 90s, my classes always performed for Black History month. The assemblies were always beautifully and skillfully done. Costumes were made by my … Continue reading Dreams by Langston Hughes, An Entrepreneur’s Creed

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5 Easy Ways To Promote Your Blog Posts

You just wrote an amazing blog post! You read it, reread, make necessary corrections and you’ve decided that it’s done! So now what? Now it’s time to promote your blog! If you are anything like I was when I first entered the industry, I was off to my next blog post. I didn’t know anything about optimizing, SEO, keywords, keyword research or anything else related to … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways To Promote Your Blog Posts

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5 Ways To Increase Engagement On Your Facebook Profile

Everybody wants to be “liked”! At least on Facebook, that is! They want comments too. And a few shares wouldn’t hurt! Why? Because it’s all about engagement. You want people to visit your page, read your updates, watch your videos, be entertained, learn new things and have fun. If you’ve been trying to figure out what to post on Facebook to increase engagement, check these out!  … Continue reading 5 Ways To Increase Engagement On Your Facebook Profile

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5 Rules Of Facebook Etiquette

What exactly is Facebook etiquette? You’re on Facebook often. It may even be safe to say that you’re on Facebook every day. Being a regular Facebook user, you’ve probably seen it all. So, what are some of the things that you’ve seen that make you cringe? That’s where Facebook etiquette comes into play. And etiquette is basically behaving in a socially acceptable manner both on … Continue reading 5 Rules Of Facebook Etiquette

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The Power Of A Private Message On Facebook

Have you ever sent a private message on Facebook? That little message box is more powerful than a lot of people realize. If you are a business builder looking to extend your network, it’s something you should get very familiar with. This is where magic can happen, as long as you use it strategically. So, what is a private message? All social media platforms give … Continue reading The Power Of A Private Message On Facebook

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5 Tips On Writing Facebook Status Updates

The other day I was reading several Facebook status updates and came across one in a Facebook group. As I read it, I realized that it went on and on with a lot of repetitious words and no real direction. Now while I’m sure the writer of the post had perfectly good intentions about the post, he lost a reader and more importantly a potential prospect. Why? Because he didn’t have a plan on what he wanted to say so as a result, he rambled on and his purpose was lost underneath a carpet of words. 

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3 Ways To Get Your Facebook Friend Request Accepted

Have you sent a Facebook friend request lately? I’m sure you have and you did as a means of extending your network.  You probably did a search looking for people who you would like to connect with – people who are in the same industry as you, perhaps those who share interests with you or maybe people who might be looking for something that you … Continue reading 3 Ways To Get Your Facebook Friend Request Accepted

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4 Easy Ways To Improve Your Listening Skills

How often do you work on your listening skills? Many people think they are listening to the speaker but in actuality, they’re not. If you really want to make the listening experience effective, there are some actions you can take. 4 Ways To Improve Your Listening Skills Be attentive – When listening to a speaker, whether it’s a speaker speaking to a conference room of … Continue reading 4 Easy Ways To Improve Your Listening Skills