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Five Conversion Killers

Five Conversion Killers

Does your website or sales page turn off potential buyers? If you’re practicing any of these five conversion killers then you need to fix them pronto so that you can see the sales numbers you want to see. Not much is more important than your sales page copy when it comes to converting sales.

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Filling the Void – How to Decide What Products to Create

Filling the Void – How to Decide What Products to Create

As a business owner, one of the first things you have to do is start creating products to sell so that you can make money. The type of products you sell have everything to do with who your audience is, how they shop, how much money they have to spend, and how they prefer delivery to be handled. That’s right; it’s all about your customer, not you. You choose the audience and your niche after much research, then the audience and your niche chooses everything else.

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Email Marketing: Understanding the Law and Permission Rules

Email Marketing: Understanding the Law and Permission Rules

Once you start engaging in email marketing (that is, marketing your products and/or services through sending customers or potential customers information via email), it’s important that you understand and comply with the laws that have been created to protect you and the consumer. Remember that these laws protect both the business and the consumer.

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Getting to know all about you. (And how you fit into my business.)

Getting to know all about you.  (And how you fit into my business.)

I just love this article by Beth Schneider of Process Prodigy so I reprinted here. This is a great exercise if you know you need help in your business but don’t know where to start or if you are a VA and someone asks you how do

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How to Create a Super Productive Work Schedule

How to Create a Super Productive Work Schedule

Do you know how many hours you work each week and what that equates to in terms of hourly value? While it’s not a great business model to trade your time for money, when you can identify areas of high productivity, you can leverage that into more

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How to Track Your Time, the Old Fashioned Way

How to Track Your Time, the Old Fashioned Way

In this day and age we’re all attached to our digital devices. We communicate with the, we use them to schedule appointments and we often strive to budget our finances and track our time with them too. Yet many people are not digital people.

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How to Say “No” without Burning Bridges

How to Say “No” without Burning Bridges

say-no-burning-bridgesWhile a short word, it’s the hardest for some people to learn to say. “No” is a very powerful word and it can be a difficult thing to tell people, especially if you’re worried about burning bridges. As VAs, many of us fall into the category of people pleasers. I mean, many of us (including myself) feel that this is a great trait to have. But just because we want to please our clients, we also need to set boundaries. And this goes for customers and friends alike. The truth is, saying no rarely will burn bridges if you know how to do it.

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How to Publish a Slideshow on Slideshare.Net

How to Publish a Slideshow on Slideshare.Net

According to many business and marketing experts, slide shows are on the rise. More businesses are using them to reach a larger audience and provide valuable content. Slideshare.net, owned by LinkedIn, has been cited as one of the fastest growing social sites. SlideShare has 60 million monthly

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How to Create a Customer Survey That Gives You the Answers You Really Need

How to Create a Customer Survey That Gives You the Answers You Really Need

One of the best ways to build a business is to strive for perfection in the eyes of your customer. Give them an exceptional customer experience time after time and they’ll remain loyal customers. They’ll spread the word about your superior business and you’ll grow and profit.

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Tips To Create An Effective Business Budget

Tips To Create An Effective Business Budget

Most business owners understand the value of creating a budget. However, few actually follow through and those that do go through the effort make mistakes. These mistakes cause headaches, stress, and debt. When your budget doesn’t work, it’s way too easy to let it go. Instead of

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