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7 Steps to Become an Influencer in Your Field

  I’ve talked about how to use social media to find and connect with influencers. Today, I’m going to talk about how to BECOME an influencer. Pick a platform:  Blog, podcast, any place you can share your expertise. Think about what medium you enjoy working in. For some it is writing, for others it is [...]

  As a busy business person I know you are hustling. Hustling aka working hard to connect in any way you can with those future clients and partnerships that will keep your business booming. And though I talk mostly about connecting online, it’s a fact that I live with too: a lot of great networking [...]

  Last week I wrote to you about building relationships on social media before you need them. Sometimes I know it feels like everything I tell you to do and every idea I have for social media marketing is another 5, 15, 30 minutes of time committed to our computers and the online world. It [...]

5 Reasons Why You Should be Publishing on LinkedIn

Have you heard the news? Or maybe you have already received an email that looks like this: Even if you haven’t yet seen an email like this in your inbox, this is great news for all of us: LinkedIn has decided to allow members, not just influencers, to publish “long-form” (essay type) posts to be [...]

  Last week I gave you a challenge and for those who accepted it, you should be right smack in the middle of it now! I trust you are still working hard at committing to 30 minutes a day to reach your pot of gold. How’s it going? Have you found your groups? Have you [...]

Easy LinkedIn Tip to Quick Profit

Unless you’re stalking your exes, let people know you’re interested in them! I’m talking about LinkedIn here. Letting people know that you’ve viewed their profile is a good thing. Viewing other people’s profiles on LinkedIn will make them interested in YOU, and maybe start an interest that leads to business: a business lead, a business [...]

Listen up ladies! We need LinkedIn.

  We’re rising in the work hierarchy, we’re breaking glass ceilings all over the world. We’re leaning in, we’re leaning out. Some of us, anyway. The reality is, as a gender, we’re still not as comfortable shouting our genius to the world as our male counterparts are. Ladies, we’re losing business because of this.   [...]