How to Become a Social Media ROI Rock Star

I’m finally getting around to watching the recordings from Social Media Marketing World 2014 #SMMW14 and these notes came from the presentation by Nichole Kelly.  Nicole starts out by saying social media used to be all about the “relationship” but CEOs aren’t buying that anymore.  “Whether we like it or not, what CEOs are telling us [...]

Grandma Mary Says Do Your Own Work

Are you comparing your business to someone else’s? This can be a recipe for disaster. You have to put your energy into doing YOUR best work.   I’m not saying don’t watch what others are doing, because you can get some good ideas, I’m saying don’t WORRY about what others are doing! Watch my quick pep [...]

Grandma Mary Gives You 5 Easy Ways to Turn Your Mood Around

Are you feeling cranky? I know I sometimes get a little cranky but you can’t work that way. You need to turn your mood around! Here are 5 easy ways to get into a better mood. If you are the impatient type and can’t watch the video (even though it’s a hoot), here are the [...]

Boost Posts or Promoted Posts on Facebook: Which is Better?

Are you confused by Facebook’s advertising options? Do you know when you should use boost posts vs. promoted posts? Understanding the similarities and differences between boost and promoted posts helps you make better budget decisions. In this article you’ll discover the differences between the boost post and promoted post options, and how to choose which is [...]

Grandma Mary Says Learn How to Say No

We all like to say yes. But you have to learn how to say no so that you have time for the important things in your business. This has been a hard lesson I’ve been dealing with lately – I’ve been too easy. But I’ve been learning to say no and I have 3 ways [...]

7 Rules to Writing Blog Posts That Get Read and Shared

I’m finally getting around to watching the recordings from Social Media Marketing World 2014 and these notes came from the presentation by Michael Hyatt.    He started out by sharing his own story of growing his blog – it started out very slowly for the first four years and then in 2008 jumped up to [...]