Search Engine Marketing – How It Can Help Your Business

Search engine marketing is a way to gain more visibility and more traffic on the major search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing, and MSN by using contextual advertising, paid placements and paid inclusions.

Basically, search engine marketing can be done successfully in two ways; increasing visibility through search engine marketing (SEO) and getting online traffic via paid advertising such as PPC campaigns, banner ads and so on.

Search engine optimization is often carried out to improve the rank of a website on the major search engine, and to increase its online presence, which will automatically result in much more traffic to a site that is being optimized.

More traffic being driven to your professional website creation mans more potential buys and money for you!

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Social Media and Getting a Life!

Should I unplug now or later?

Social media has permeated every facet of my life. I stay connected with friends that I haven’t seen since high school or early college days (Facebook). I keep my writing skills sharp with this blog. I throw out fun witticisms to my friends while watching ballgames (Twitter) and network to find my next full-time employment (this blog and LinkedIn).

In my current capacity as a social media intern, I even use a little bit of all that to perform my job. Yep, there isn’t one facet of my life that social media doesn’t have a place.

Except the bathroom.

You read that right. The bathroom. I don’t take my laptop into the stall. I don’t carry my cell phone (in fact, I don’t have internet on my cell phone at all) to the shower. And I certainly don’t have a PC hooked-up next to the toilet.

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How Can You Support Your Friend’s New Blog

Since I started blogging I have been asked countless times by my non-blogging friends how they can help me.  My friends are sincere when they say they want to help, they just don’t know how to do it! To those of us who blog, or who work in social media this might seem like a no-brainer, but the average person doesn’t think in terms of page views, and bounce rates, so I thought a little translation would be appreciated!  Feel free to share this tip with any of your non-blogging friends so they can help you as well!

For bloggers, it’s all about traffic and that means page views.  If you’re a non-internet speaking person a page view is what occurs every single time you are online and click a website to open it.  If you stay on that site long enough for the entire page to load, you have given the website owner credit for a one-page view that day and one unique visitor (you!).

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Project and Product Management: not the same thing

Is it a project or a product manager that you need? This is not a question asked by the entrepreneurs because these terms are frequently mixed up and used for the same profiles. However, for those who are very well aware of product management, the difference is big.

Project vs Product Management

Project can be anything to deliver a result, a product or a service.

  • Project management is a set of tasks to ensure sure that the sought result is achieved with time and budget constraints in mind.
  • It is about managing resources and adjusting planning to deliver the project on time and on budget. Risk management is at the heart of the project management.
  • Risks related to delays in delivery, excess in budget, team management, task assignment, etc should be always in a project manager’s agenda.

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New project kick off

I’m super excited, after almost 3 months of hard work of my colleagues and I, our free GED online classes are ready for students. We cooperate with BestGEDClasses.org for the best results! The GED (General Education Development) program is aimed at helping adults improve their career options and giving them a chance to access higher education if they pass the GED exam. In the US there are around 40 million adults who do not have a high school diploma or equivalent. Just take a look at this video where is explained how to get the diploma fast.

More than 500,000 people complete the GED exam every year. The new GED exam now consists of four sections: Language Arts (reading and writing combined), Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. Our GED prep classes allow online preparation and are free of charge, they consist of online lessons with audio and questions that check your comprehension of the topic that was mentioned in the lesson.

We also work on extensive guidelines for students about effective studying. I thought this subject can be also interested for you so here is a summary. Do you want to check your knowledge? Try these free GED Practice Tests by BestGEDClasses.org that we helped develop to get you all set for the GED, I can assure you it’s not that easy.

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Where creative ideas come from

This is probably the most frequent question that writers, innovators, and creative people get asked.  One of the most popular answers is ‘From Life’.  Some other answers are: dreams, television, conversations, walks, day dreaming, music, reading, and a whole lot more.  The answer varies from writer to writer and basically comes down to: From Life.

Mine come in dreams some of the time.  These ones are always interesting because I’ll find myself having a marathon of dreams for anywhere from a few days to a few weeks.  Serial dreams, where the dream I had last night will pick up tonight as soon as I hit the dream realm.  One dream after another until the entire story- movie has been played out and I’ve jotted it down in my journal.

I don’t always recognize a dream as a story idea right away.  Sometimes it takes a couple of nights and a little pondering over my dream journal to figure it out.  Once it hits me, though, I’m off on a marathon and the clarity of the dream becomes technicolor with surround sound.  Pretty awesome.
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Employee to Entrepreneur – the New Career Way

Working for yourself, from employee to entrepreneur is the end goal of a new career. But the transition from employee to entrepreneur is like climbing over a wall.

Got the Guts To Be an Entrepreneur?

Remember the Berlin Wall? During the Cold War when East and West were separated by that infamous wall, many freedom-seekers risked being shot by border guards while attempting to climb over that wall.

If you choose the parallel career way to be an entrepreneur, you are as brave as those freedom-seekers. You are willing to take risks (calculated ones though), make changes and set goals for your future.

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Create Your First Info Product Before The Hangover Even Wears Off

63592750462675948133989820_careersIf you want to make real money online, spread your brand and build trust with your audience, you need a product.

No matter how small your operation might be, creating your own product is the best way to gain clients and customers, spread your message and, let’s face it – make money!

My friend is now taking GMAT classes and applying to an MBA program and all she talks is how every small business is missing the boat because they are afraid to create their own product. I understand this fear. For us, entrepreneurs,  product creation can be intimidating the first time, which is why she and I got your back with a free MBA inspired report.

When you download your copy of this free report (see bottom), I’ll show you how to simplify the process of product creation and roll out your first money maker in one weekend.

That’s right, starting Friday night, you can be selling by Monday morning, with plenty of time to play in between. And if you think yourself about getting an MBA degree check this website for MBA courses that don’t require the GMAT.

HERE’S WHAT’S INSIDE

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Success is about more than money

All successful people agree that they were successful because they wanted to do something with their life. They wanted their life to mean something before they left this world. They then set about achieving these goals and as a result, they got rich. Several of the people interviewd by Richard St. John, himself very successful, said they would hapily pay someone to do what they were now doing. They enjoyed it that much.

So ask yourself this question, “What do I want my life to mean?”

Then write down your dream life as if it has happened, really see it in your minds eye, write down what you will have to give up to achieve that, write a plan to start you on the path to success, lastly write down one simple thing you will do each day to get there.

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What An Amazing Week!

939b8c7b4ccd4b9abf3e9a4e87a38893In case you’ve been living under a rock, or don’t read my blog, you’ll probably know that on Monday I started my new job as manager of a lovely little Spar just down the road from my house. Since Monday I don’t think that my feet have hit the ground at all. I’ve been off for one day, and even then I ended up in the shop so that I could transfer stock down to my old shop to get rid of it.

It’s been an eye opener. It’s a fantastic little shop and the sheer volume of customers and sales is shockingly high. I can’t believe so much stock can move of the shelves that quickly. It’s certainly going to be a challenge improving on what’s already a fantastic little store, but I’m sure I will manage it.

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