Thursday, September 19th, 2019

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  • Passive Revenue: Repurposing for Profit (Part 1)


    How to Create Passive Income (Photo)You know that old saying that necessity is the mother of invention? Well, that's what caused me to create my first "info product," when I didn't understand what that term really meant as it pertained to legitimate online marketers.

    Several years ago, I literally wrote a 158-page ebook and manual in a weekend! Now you might be thinking that it couldn't have contained much value if I slapped it together that quickly. You may even be wondering why I would admit to creating anything that fast.

    Well, let me tell you, that book first sold for $49 at an event at which I was the keynote speaker. The reason I created it so quickly is that after I had accepted the speaking engagement, I realized I had nothing to sell if anyone was so inspired by my talk that they wanted more of me!

    [ Read More ] • [ 2 Comments ] • [ Filed under New Clients by Design ] • [ 7/26/11 ]
  • Want Success? Conquer Bright Shiny Object Syndrome


    How can you stay focussed on your goals when you’re subject to distraction by new ideas and other “bright shiny objects?” Karen Dodd explores the allure of Bright Shiny Object Syndrome – an affliction that affects many entrepreneurs – and shares the tools she uses to stay focussed on the way to success.

    [ Read More ] • [ 4 Comments ] • [ Filed under Business,New Clients by Design ] • [ 7/13/11 ]
  • The Fifty Plus and Fabulous Entrepreneur


    Have you ever had that nagging feeling that you were meant to serve at a higher level or make a bigger contribution (after all, isn’t that why we’re here?) but you can’t quite put your finger on what that is? Karen Dodd explores the world of the 50+ entrepreneur.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under New Clients by Design ] • [ 6/28/11 ]
  • 10 Tips for Hiring the Right Social Media Partner


    If you’re thinking of hiring someone to help you with social media marketing, read this article first! Mhairi Petrovic, a social media expert, shares 10 insider tips for telling the difference between an experienced social media professional who can help propel your business forward, and one who is a little wet behind the ears.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Outsmarting Social Media ] • [ 6/28/11 ]
  • Earning More While Working Less – Part 2


    In Part 2 of “Earning More While Working Less,” Karen Dodd tells how you can use the knowledge, skills and passion you already have to create “information products” and explores what these products might look like. She also gives information you can use right away on pricing your products.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Case Studies,New Clients by Design ] • [ 6/14/11 ]
  • Quora: The Next Big Social Media Phenomenon or Fizzle?


    Mhairi Petrovic explores whether Quora is the next Big Thing, or just another questions and answers site. Find out what it is, how it works, and what all the fuss is about. Plus, read Mhairi’s hands-on review of the site. If you want to learn more about Quora, Mhairi provides plenty of links to get you started.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Outsmarting Social Media ] • [ 6/13/11 ]
  • Going Away on a Guilt Trip


    As a Mompreneur, you may find your best tool for helping you stay balanced while juggling family and business is…a sense of humour. Deborah Kimmett, alumna of “The Second City” in Toronto, is a motivational speaker and Mompreneur with a refreshing take on family, housework, and business trips.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Mompreneurs at work ] • [ 5/31/11 ]
  • Social Media Widgets and How They Impact Your Following


    One of the fastest growing trends online is the use of widgets. Mhairi Petrovic explains what they are and how they can help you grow your company’s online presence.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Outsmarting Social Media ] • [ 5/23/11 ]
  • Earning More While Working Less – Part 1


    Don’t know how to grow your business and make more money? Want to work less without seeing your income shrink? Karen Dodd looks at ways you can create passive income so you can increase your cashflow with a little extra work now, for less work later. She also looks at a real-life case study of someone who was having trouble seeing how she could grow her business.

    [ Read More ] • [ 3 Comments ] • [ Filed under Case Studies,New Clients by Design ] • [ 5/23/11 ]
  • Mompreneurs: Will Your Business Idea Make Money?


    Want to figure out if your business idea will work and make money? ML Broxton helps you learn easy tips to determine whether or not there’s a market for your business, and if there is, how do you get started?

    [ Read More ] • [ 2 Comments ] • [ Filed under Mompreneurs at work ] • [ 5/16/11 ]
  • Social Media – “Reasons To Be Cheerful” Links


    Mhairi Petrovic, social media expert, provides a list of links ranging from business-useful to just plain fun. Need to find a cool quote? Want help managing your online newsletters? Want to be more social with your social media? Check out this list!

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Outsmarting Social Media ] • [ 5/09/11 ]
  • 3 Ways To Be High-Touch In a High-Tech World


    Building relationships is key to successful business, especially for small business and entrepreneurs. What are the best ways to connect with potential clients in an increasingly high-tech world? Karen Dodd, client attraction specialist, gives her top three tips for becoming a relationship-builder and growing your client base.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under New Clients by Design ] • [ 5/09/11 ]
  • The Yin and the Yang of Authentic Marketing


    Karen Dodd follows up her recent article, “Secret to Success: You Must Have a Sense of Urgency” with this one on how to integrate the “sense of urgency” principles into your business while still enjoying a healthy sense of balance. She explains how Yin and Yang are important to your authentic marketing.

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under New Clients by Design ] • [ 5/01/11 ]
  • An Introduction to Internet Advertising


    Mhairi Petrovic gives a wonderful overview of the different kinds of marketing you can do online as a DIY entrepreneur to promote your small business. She tells you what’s available, and gives the pros and cons of each type, from email and Google Adwords to Social Network Advertising.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Outsmarting Social Media ] • [ 4/26/11 ]
  • Secret to Success – You Must Have a Sense of Urgency!


    Karen Dodd reveals how she stumbled upon the real key to success while revamping her business model and explains how she used it to help propel her business forward, from the initial decision to change her business model right up to her successful re-launch a few months later.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under New Clients by Design ] • [ 4/18/11 ]