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Being A Leader In The Marketplace In 3 Easy Steps

“Be a leader.” “Step into your leadership role.”  These are two of the phrases I heard quite often when I joined the industry. Problem was, I didn’t know what being a leader in the industry meant. I came in as a leader but from a different industry. The educational industry was far different from the marketing industry. I was clueless. Besides, I joined this industry … Continue reading Being A Leader In The Marketplace In 3 Easy Steps

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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 amazing blog post! You read it, reread, made 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 blog … 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