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Do you dream of great things to come?

Still have fire in your belly?

What are you focused in on?

What we think about, dream about will eventually come to fruition. If…you apply certain principles and discipline in the process.

You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.

~ Zig Ziglar

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Do you consider Facebook to be a news site?

A social site? Both?

Recently Facebook has been quietly holding talks with at least half a dozen media companies about hosting their content inside Facebook rather than making users click a link to go to an external site.

The new proposal by Facebook carries another risk for publishers: the loss of valuable consumer data. When readers click on an article, an array of tracking tools allow the host site to collect valuable information on who they are, how often they visit and what else they have done on the web.

Last summer, the Gawker website received about 15 million visits in the month of June. Editors were perplexed when, the very next month, that number plummeted 25%, to 11 million. Soon, the cause of the drop came out: Facebook had changed its news feed algorithm, and posts from sites like Gawker were suddenly given a lower rank in users’ feeds.

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Have you considered using video for marketing your brand?

Did you know video is more persuasive in getting you to purchase according to recent studies?

Video will shortly overtake photos as the #1 engagement tool to utilize on social media.

Facebook announced website owners can now embed videos posted to Facebook. The need for embedding videos allows readers and viewers to stay on a website, without having to direct someone to Facebook in order to watch the video.

It goes without saying there’s value in embedding videos from Facebook and keeping users on a site longer. Not to mention, this also helps boost Facebook’s video stats; increasingly competing with YouTube.

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Why Customers Unfollow Brands on Social Media [Infographic]

by Blair Evan Ball March 27, 2015

Have you unfollowed someone on Facebook? Twitter? If so, why? In today’s noisy internet world, drinking from the firehouse of information focuses us. We are now becoming more selective in what we now, read and view. Indeed, consumers show interest in connecting with brands online. Nearly 60 percent of them are willing to like or […]

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Man’s Search For Meaning in Social Media

by Blair Evan Ball March 19, 2015

Does your life have meaning and purpose? Does social media bring more purpose to you and your brand? If so, what is it that drives you? If not, why not? Why do some men and women awake each morning roaring to go…yet others can’t seem to pull off their covers and just lay there unmotivated. […]

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LinkedIn Most Effective Social Media Platform In B2B

by Blair Evan Ball March 13, 2015

How effective is your B2B strategy? What social media platforms are you seeing as the most beneficial? LinkedIn is best known for it’s job hunting, resume posting, content and news social networking site. Right? Well, not anymore if your a B2B marketer. Although social media platforms like Facebook have a much more wider appeal, the […]

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You Are What You Do

by Blair Evan Ball March 11, 2015

What are your daily to do plans? So what are your activities accomplishing? Are you rushing through life, or do you have a clear vision of where you are going? YOU ARE YOUR DAILY CALENDAR Call it walk the Talk or Talk the Walk. Obsess about your activities, your to do list. Examine it each […]

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5 Photo Tools for Creating Awesome Images for Social Media 

by Blair Evan Ball March 6, 2015

What tools are you using for your social media photos? Are you creating awesome photos for your fans and potential customers? Do the different photo sizes on social media confuse you? Photos are still the #1 engagement media on Social Media. Photo uploads total 500 million+ per day. (Source: Gizmodo) The Implication: Again, this is an […]

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Six Keys to Achieving What You Desire

by Blair Evan Ball March 4, 2015

What do you DESIRE out of Life? Have you noticed what you desire is personal to you? Is it hard to get passionate about someone else’s desire? Unless it’s family, and friends. When you get right down to it, you are the one that has to have the Desire and Drive to achieve whatever your […]

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How to Use Google’s New Photo Tool to Showcase Your Business

by Blair Evan Ball February 27, 2015

How would you like BETTER branding for your business? Did you know that Google made a change that impacts businesses? You’ve heard the saying a picture is worth a thousand words, right? Google just came up with a way to showcase your business to entice more customers with photo tools. Photos as you know are the […]

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