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Somewhere Beyond the Sea

In the past, men would seek their fortunes on and across the seas, setting forth from their homelands, sometimes headed for newly discovered and exotic countries, other times for careers at sea, all seeking adventure and riches.

Some found them, some strayed from the path of honesty and became pirates and rogues, others became military men or rich and powerful businessmen, but between them all they built great empires, be they countries or businesses.

Today we look to use the internet to do...

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How to Engage Your Social Media Followers

Just about every business can use social media to sell and compete today. Without social media, your business is less likely to flourish.

But how do you get your social media followers engaged and interested? Start with these tactics:

 

Have a Brand Defining Visual Identification System

You know instantly if you are looking at a Microsoft, Google or Apple post or ad, regardless of whether it’s on a website, in a magazine or on social media. That’s because they’ve...

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How to Earn Multiple Income Streams from Today’s Fastest Growing Social Media Platform - TikTok

 

TikTok began as a moderately successful video sharing tool, but now it’s become one of the most downloaded apps in the world.

Marketers have begun to see the potential of the platform, and yet you still don’t hear that much about how to monetize this new social media app.

That’s why we’re going to talk about what TikTok is and several strategies you might use to build your audience and even monetize this app.

Don't worry, you don’t have to lip synch videos and...

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6 Success-Crushing ChatBot Mistakes

chatbots mistakes tips Dec 23, 2019

Conversational marketing via chatbot is a powerful way to move your buyers through the sales funnel. Answering questions on the spot and building stronger relationships with them can only increase sales, if done correctly.

Chatbots interact with users when they visit your site, enhancing their experience and reducing your load of customer service emails.

You can use chatbots to complete any number of specific business tasks, such as making appointments, acting as a live question and answer,...

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Bill Gates’ “Greatest Mistake Ever”

Sure, you’ve made mistakes. We all have. But odds are you will never make a $400 billion mistake.

Bill Gates recently revealed what he says is his, “…greatest mistake ever.”

The mistake? Allowing Android to become the dominant non-Apple smartphone operating system instead of Windows Mobile.

During an interview at VC firm Village Global, Gates lamented:

“In the software world, particularly for platforms, these are winner-take-all markets. So, the greatest mistake...

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9 Social Media Marketing Pro-Tips You May Have Missed

social media tips Dec 21, 2019

Is social media marketing right for your product?

And if so, how can you make the most of social media marketing?

I’ve curated 9 tips that might surprise you, annoy you or even flip your concept of social media marketing on its head.

1: Be One of the First

Most people try to build their brands on platforms that are extremely competitive.

But there are other ways:

Either build your brand on a new platform BEFORE it becomes huge…

…or build your brand on an unexpected...

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5 Ways to Hack Your Brain for Success

life hacks Dec 20, 2019

How can we harness the power of our brains to push ourselves to accomplish things we don’t think we’re capable of doing?

1: Focus on enjoying the process. Most people can get better at anything if they are willing to put in the time and effort. Find ways to enjoy the process itself, so that it becomes more of a hobby or passion than a chore.

2: Detach yourself from the outcome. The way to enjoy the time and effort you put into learning a new skill – practice – is to...

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Free Business and Project Name Generators

Here are some really cool tools for Business and Project Name generators.

Domainr: Fast, free, domain name search, short URLs. https://domainr.com/

Hipster Business Name: Hipster business name generator. http://www.hipsterbusiness.name/

Impossibility: The best domain name generator ever. http://impossibility.org/

Lean Domain Search: Find a domain name for your website in seconds. https://leandomainsearch.com/

Naminum: Discover a perfect company name. http://www.naminum.com/

Short Domain...

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25 Red Hot Facebook Group Hacks

Do you know what gets 10 times the engagement of a Facebook Page?

A Facebook Group.

If you’re still using Facebook Pages, welcome to 2020, where Facebook GROUPS are the way to win new customers and make sales.

I’m about to show you how to get people to automatically want to join your group, how to grow your email list and how to get your group members to tell you want they want to BUY from you, too.

Here are 25 rapid fire tips to help you master any Facebook group you're using for...

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10 Tools for Writing and Blogging

free tools writing Dec 17, 2019

Here are 10 free editing and writing tools that you can use right now to make your blogging a lot easier to create and edit.

  1. Editorial Calendar: See all your posts, drag & drop to manage your blog. https://wordpress.org/plugins/editorial-calendar/
  2. Egg Timer: Set a time and write until the timer goes off. http://e.ggtimer.com/
  3. Grammarly: Finds & corrects mistakes of your writing. https://www.grammarly.com/
  4. Headline Analyzer: Emotional marketing value headline analyzer. ...
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