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  • How do I Deal With a Negative Family Member?

    Carmen Jubinville, the Body Image Coach, gives advice on dealing with negative people. (Photo)Hi Carmen,

    I have a family member who I feel constantly looks for the negative and directs all conversations in that direction. How do I cope without total avoidance?

    Thanks, Client

    Dear Client,

    Thank you so much for your question and thank you for your permission to share it with my ezine readers. When I received your question I had a really strong feeling that so many people would relate so I appreciate you allowing me to respond this way.

    The truth is, many of us deal with negative family members, spouses, co-workers, colleagues, friends, employees and more. So what's the best way to handle a situation like this?

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Ask an Expert ] • [ 2/28/12 ]
  • How do I Bring Customers to My Online Jewellery Store?

    Salma Khan from New York asks, “I am opening my online jewelry business soon, God willing. Do you have any suggestions for me as a new business owner, how can I get people to see my jewelry line and keep them coming back for more?” Cathy Watters helps her brainstorm ideas that include both on-line and in-person networking, sales, and strategic alliances.

    [ Read More ] • [ 8 Comments ] • [ Filed under Ask an Expert ] • [ 7/18/11 ]
  • Ask Joy: Stop Marketing! Start Engaging

    A shy entrepreneur who gets nervous in the limelight has trouble generating publicity for her online business. Joy Donnell of “Do It In Public” gives advice. This is the first time we’re incorporating a Video, so now you can watch or read the article. Let us know what you think!

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Ask an Expert ] • [ 6/11/11 ]
  • Ask Joy: How do I start a Twitter Chat?

    Joy Donnell answers your questions about marketing, PR, business, and other entrepreneurial things. This month, find out how to start and run a Twitter Chat, and use it to gain a following, help your branding, and establish or increase your business reputation.

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Ask an Expert ] • [ 5/02/11 ]
  • Ask Joy: I’m afraid to publicize myself. What do I do?

    What do you do when you need to advertise your small business, but you’re afraid to take that step? Do you get tongue-tied when speaking to people, or break into a sweat just thinking about bringing attention to yourself? Joy gives her advice on how to battle self-doubt and grow into your PR confidence.

    [ Read More ] • [ 3 Comments ] • [ Filed under Ask an Expert ] • [ 4/01/11 ]
  • Ask Joy: Help! My Press Releases aren’t working

    Joy Donnell, PR specialist and syndicated columnist, is the “Dear Abby” of the business world, answering your toughest PR questions. In her first article for us, Joy reveals whether traditional Press Releases still work in a social-media world. And, how CAN you best promote your business?

    [ Read More ] • [ 2 Comments ] • [ Filed under Ask an Expert ] • [ 3/03/11 ]