February, 2010

Business Writing: Words to Capitalize in Titles and Headings

Business Writing

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 5 Ways to Avoid Freaking Out About.

On The Job

Hear that? That growling noise? That's the sound of dozens of career experts venting their frustrations over how many job seekers still refuse to accept they must network if they want to find a job. Career bloggers are ranting about how

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The Social Customer

Customers Rock!

I have been reading quite a few blogs and comments lately about how social media and customer service need to come together. There has also been a lot of talk about the Social Customer and its importance.

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7 Tips for Organizing Your Home-Based Business

Productive & Organized

10061396 Home based businesses are more than a passing fade. In fact, they continue to grow in numbers. According to the Small Business Administration: Small businesses make up more than 99.7 percent of all employees

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Turbocharge Your Sales

The Small Business Blog

With better economic conditions coming soon, there couldn't be a better time to brush up on your sales skills. The recent downturn has made companies think twice about who they are dealing with and has made them potentially more likely

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Creating Your Online Marketing Flow in 3 Simple Steps

Office Organization Success

Many business owners make the mistake of picking one or two online marketing strategies, trying them for a couple of weeks, deciding that they don’t work because they’re not bringing in new subscribers, and then moving on to the next hot online marketing strategy that they’ve heard about. Don’t make this same mistake!

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Business Writing: When Should I Use Ellipses? Never.

Business Writing

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Expert’s Corner: Chip Bell on Unconditional Customer Service

Customers Rock!

Today I am pleased to feature another guest post by Chip Bell. If you have seen the movie Ramen Girl (and even if you haven’t!), you will relate to this post. The parallels he draws between passionate cooking and customer service will be something you will noodle on for awhile.

Are you Sabotaging Your Productivity? The Most Productive Lunch.

Productive & Organized

19159160 In our focus for more productivity, you might think this post is about how to use your lunch hour to work more efficiently and get more done. You won't read that here. When I used to work in a corporate environment

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Getting Fired Up!

The Small Business Blog

“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing another. It is the only means.” Albert Einstein. We're all feeling a little beaten down by the recent economic conditions. With hiring freezes many have been doing the job of 2

UPS 173

Create Joint Venture ‘Giveaways’ to Boost Your List

Office Organization Success

One of the best ways you can give your list building efforts a HUGE boost is to partner with other solopreneurs to create a giveaway event … also known as a joint venture (JV). If done right this strategy can literally add hundreds of new subscribers to your list in a very short period of time. I’ve been involved in this strategy a number of times over the years and have welcomed several hundred new subscribers into my community in a matter of days.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 6 Questions to Increase your.

On The Job

6 Questions to Increase your Accountability Muscle. Some days I feel like I can hardly keep up with all the public figures behaving badly. Behaving badly and then lying about it. Then, apologizing for behaving so badly. And lying

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7 Must Read Success Lessons from Donald Trump - by Dumb Little Man

Dumb Little Man

2010 219

How to Increase Your Book's Visibility in Amazon's Search Results.

Andrea Kalli

How to Increase Your Book's Visibility in Amazon's Search Results Guest Post by Dana Lynn Smith Amazon.com customers typically search for books by author

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Mon Motivation - Build up your courage to take action!

Productive & Organized

Monday Motivation and Inspiration Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in

2010 214

SEO Tips That the Experts Don't Always Tell You!

The Small Business Blog

Many Search Engine Optimization (SEO) consultants and companies have theories about the best SEO tactics, but they don't always back them up with proven experiments. I came across one company from Canada which took SEO optimisation into

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3 Easy Tips for Keeping Your Client Information Organized

Office Organization Success

For many solopreneurs a large part of their business is working one-on-one with clients, and that means having a way of keeping all of their client information organized and easy to access. In this article I’m going to share with you my top three tips for keeping everything together, so that you can easily access your client information and know exactly where your clients are in your programs. Physical: Create a Client Contact Sheet.

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Dealing in real time.

Laughing all the Way to Work

I like to work with fixed dates. If I know something is due on February 23rd, then I can work towards the date and prioritize all my work accordingly. The way I like to do that is by creating a timeline to-do list of everything I need

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7 Characteristics of a Broken, Undefined, and Unhappy Life - by.

Dumb Little Man

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Customer Service Blogs to check out

Make or Break Moments

Glenn Ross over at AllBusiness: The Customer Experience recently shared nine customer service blogs he likes to read. He offers up: Amazingserviceguy By Kevin Stirz Business Is Personal By Mark Riffey Customers Rock

Top 9 Mistaken Organizing Statements

Productive & Organized

There are a number of statements that I have heard people say over the years with regard to their organizing projects. They are the top mistakes that you can make when thinking about getting your space and time under control

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Top 5 Tips for Finding Great Employees (cheaply!)

The Small Business Blog

The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. Temp agencies are useful – look at them as being a trial period for potential employees. Offer internships / work experience to local

2010 132

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Should You Tell How Much Money You Make?

On The Job

People have very strong opinions about whether it's OK to talk about salaries, so when this survey from Glassdoor.com crossed my desk, I knew I had to explore it further. Would you tell someone what you make if they asked

2010 130

My 2010 Theme: “Fit”

Loosely Speaking

Fantastic Facebook Fanpages No resolutions for me this year. Nope, I'm keeping it simple by choosing a theme, which is the word “fit.” When deciding whether or not I will do something, I just ask myself, “Is this a good fit

2010 130

7 Amazing Lessons from Peak Performance Coach Tony Robbins - by.

Dumb Little Man

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Employee Apathy: Who is at Fault? » Make or Break Moments

Make or Break Moments

Now usually someone will post a discussion point and there will be comments for a few days and then people move on to the next topic but this discussion has been continuing as one of the top items in the group for the entire three

2010 130

Clean up the Clutter on Your Facebook Newsfeed - Productive.

Productive & Organized

From a Reader: Steph, I love all of the connections that I can make on Facebook, but I am so sick of the goofy games. I don't care about virtual pillow fights or mafia wars or what color underwear you are wearing

Top 5 Tips for Giving a New Business a Kick Start

The Small Business Blog

The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. Start to build a buzz about your business and what it can do. Host a big launch event and get the all movers and shakers to attend

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Does "Free" Work in an Email Subject Line?

Business Writing

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When your voicemail goes awry.

Laughing all the Way to Work

I'm sure I'm not the only one this has happened to -- you are leaving a voicemail and make a mistake and then try to fix it, but the voicemail becomes longer and longer and depending on who you are leaving the message with

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How to Finally Overcome Shyness - by Dumb Little Man

Dumb Little Man

2010 219

The Seven Things I Love About Social Media

Make or Break Moments

I'm preparing for a series of four classes I'll be teaching on social media - especially how social media can be used to connect with your customers. So I thought I'd just jot down a few of my thoughts and maybe even start an Internet

Mon. Motivation - What Direction are You Moving?

Productive & Organized

Monday Motivation and Inspiration I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it

2010 186

Top 5 Tips for Hiring New Employees

The Small Business Blog

The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. Try to honestly evaluate your skillset. Don't hire someone with similar abilities to you. Make sure you have a separate phone number

2010 130

Business Writing: A Gentle Way to Point Out a Mistake

Business Writing

2010 125

2nd Annual Administrative Blogathon

Office Dynamics

While it is cold and wintry in many part of our country, April will be here before we know. And that means it's that special time of year to recognize all the terrific administrative professionals around the world. While APW is celebrated the week of April 19, we celebrate you starting April 1.

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The Power of Thinking Big - by Dumb Little Man

Dumb Little Man

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