To Blog or Not To Blog?

What is blogging really all about? Blogging, I honestly didn't understand it and least of all did I understand how writing a blog could increase my business. "Who has time to blog?" I thought and most importantly, "who has time to read a blog?"   I'm forever reminded...

A Business Lesson from the Olympic Cyclists

As I watched the women's cycling competition, I learned some very valuable business advice. This advice was reiterated by my colleague Ray Higdon in module 4 of his Pro Blog Academy when he discussed "creating our own Tribes" on Facebook, Twitter and our blogs. First...

How To Build Your Own Facebook Fan page in 2012

This is a re-post from the blog of Trish and author of digitalrenewal.com. Trish wrote and posted this blog in January 2012. (I don't know or promote Trish but I found her blog posting and its an awesome step by step tutorial on how to build an amazing Facebook Fan...

How To Increase Your Testimonials

When customers want to research a new product or service, where do they go? The Internet. It's no mystery that the World Wide Web has become the end all be all of information and data. Customers and potential customers rely heavily on social media to look up reviews...

Are Facebook Fan Pages Silly?

Are Facebook Fan pages silly? Aren't they reserved for people who... well... have fans? Today in our Top Producers mentoring session, we discussed Facebook fan pages. A new on-line marketer asked, "Isn't it too soon to have a fan page? I'm brand new!" First of all,...

Blessings in Disguise

Sometimes people or opportunities are presented to us in life and we're too quick to dismiss them as we quietly think, "oh I'm just too swamped for another thing," or, "I don't think that's for me." Its usually no coincidence that people or opportunities are presented...

Even A Sponge Can Only Soak Up So Much

There's a never ending flood of information and its easy to become a junkie. Its also easy to become so buried in information that you end up being counter-productive in all that you're learning. A big mistake made by new entrepreneurs and network marketers is trying...

A Fisherman Has Many Strategies & Fishing Holes

One of the most frequently asked questions of new Home Based Business Owners is, “Colleen, what are the marketing strategies you recommend and how many different marketing strategies should I be using?” With as many marketing strategies to use, as there are home based...