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6 Trends You Should Adopt for 2016

6 Trends You Should Adopt for 2016

After working in Consumer Marketing for nearly 20 years, I have been programmed to pay attention to new trends. The most interesting thing about this is that most people miss the front end of new trends and are late adapters. So I have decided to share a few of the hot new trends in hopes […]
4 Serious Steps To Building A Lucrative Online Community

4 Serious Steps To Building A Lucrative Online Community

There are a lot of reasons why building an online community simply makes good business sense. For one, people tend to thrive more when they have peers and support. Another reason is that a community increase your circle of influence and credibility. I could go on and on about the benefits of creating a common […]
4 Ways To Re-Purpose Your Blog Posts Using Periscope

4 Ways To Re-Purpose Your Blog Posts Using Periscope

Just in case you’ve been behind a “social media shield” for the past four months, I’ll just inform you that Periscope is the newest hottest social media platform integrating live chat and streaming media.  There are many amazing things about this app including the fact that you get real-time interactions between you and your viewers. […]
3 Ways Avoidance Is Holding You Back

3 Ways Avoidance Is Holding You Back

My clunker of a washing machine has been on it’s last leg for months, and I was dreading buying a new one. Now normally when I SEE a crisis in the making, I do my best to side step the incident with preparation and planning. After all, I ‘m a all about being PROactive and […]
Keep Eating Your Fear Until It Tastes Good [VIDEO]

Keep Eating Your Fear Until It Tastes Good [VIDEO]

About a month ago, I was honored to be the featured guest on #MentorMonday with Paul Brunson offering up my usual slice of branding pie. It was a grand old time! If you don’t already know about Paul’s #MentorMonday, then I highly recommend you check it out and follow the hashtag!  Now back to the […]

Fire Your Cheerleaders And Hire A Coach [VIDEO]

Someone once asked me about the difference between criticism and “constructive” criticism siting that in his mind, they were both the same. Welp, in the words of my 8-year old niece they are “a whole lot, wayyyy different”.  The most obvious difference is the intent behind the feedback. Some people are critical with no real […]

4 Reasons You Need To Do More Videos To Grow Your Brand

Let me guess? You hate the way you look on video or you don’t like the way you sound!  Welp, true story… I used to feel the same way about myself! In fact I had some pretty nasty experiences when I first started making You Tube videos. So nasty in fact that I even stopped […]
3 Creative Ways To Get Potential Clients To Pay Your Fees

3 Creative Ways To Get Potential Clients To Pay Your Fees

When I first started out in business, I was what we will call “tender hearted”. Every client that came to me with a sob story or a financial challenge I would give them a largely discounted or free services. Then I would watch them go and spend money on things like lavish vacations, new cars […]
How To Become Your Own Supa Dupa Fly Personal Publicist [VIDEO]

How To Become Your Own Supa Dupa Fly Personal Publicist [VIDEO]

You might have guessed from the title of this post that I’m sort of a super turbo charged Missy Elliot fan. I’ve certainly blogged about her in the past, albeit today, I’m referencing her in a different capacity. But more on her in a bit. Every brand builder comes to a point where they consider […]
3 Sneaky Distractions That Keep You From Getting Sh*t Done!

3 Sneaky Distractions That Keep You From Getting Sh*t Done!

I think one of the biggest challenges we face as solopreneurs is finding enough time to get everything done. There is the contracts that need to be prepared, the phone calls that need to be returned the fires that need to be put out and something ALWAYS needs to be tweeted. Then throw people in […]