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Have you ever been around negative people?

Do they make you feel better? or drag you down?

Success in life and business is a matter of never-ceasing application. You must forever work at it diligently in today’s business climate. Otherwise it takes wings and flies away.

At no time can you afford to rest on your laurels – He who rest of laurels get knocked on rear! If you pause too long for self-admiration, Competitors will come knocking and take your coveted place. Most would like nothing better than to push you out, especially if they feel you are vulnerable and are doing nothing to strengthen you position.

It has been said that man can bring into reality that which he/she focuses on, dreams upon, remains positive, persistent and takes action.

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How much content have you produced in the last week? Last Month?

Are you pleased with your consistency and results?

If you’re not “all in” with your content marketing program, you should stop.

Or as Yoda told Luke Skywalker, “Do or do not, there is no try.” Be all in or get all out. There is no halfway.

It requires you to be fully committed to your content marketing program — something that only 20% of marketers say they are, according to CMI research to be released later this month.

To be clear: “Go all in” is not synonymous with “do everything.” You need to slow down and do your content marketing right — or don’t do it at all.” [Continue Reading…]

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Have you published on LinkedIn?

Do you want to become a thought leader in your industry?

Would you like people to be drawn to you?

LinkedIn Publisher recently rolled out a new design for it’s publishing platform. Not all browsers are working correctly for everyone. So be patient! Right!

LinkedIn’s Publishing Platform is an ideal forum to develop and strengthen your professional identity by sharing your knowledge and expertise in your job. It will be tied to your professional profile.

  • Content published on LinkedIn’s publishing platform remains your work. You own the rights to any original posts you publish.

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How to Be Focused in a Noisy World

by Blair Evan Ball August 31, 2016

What’s the driving force in business? What does management value? In a word…GROWTH When a company or individual becomes unfocused it loses it’s power. It’s not the pursuit of growth that causes unfocusing problems. Unfocusing itself seems to be a natural phenomenon that occurs without any conscious effort on the part of the company or […]

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No One Crowds Around the Loser’s Locker

by Blair Evan Ball August 24, 2016

Have you ever had the thrill of Victory? The Agony of Defeat? When more than 11,000 athletes from 206 countries around the world come together, great things happen. Athletes competed in 306 events in 28 sports. The Rio 2016 Olympic Games drew to a close Sunday following 17 days of competition. The Rio Games, which […]

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5 Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

by Blair Evan Ball August 18, 2016

Do you know that you only have 7 seconds to make a good impression? Did you realize that LinkedIn has surpassed 450 million users? Did you know that adding a professional photo to your profile makes you 14 times more likely to be found on LinkedIn? Members who list  skills on their LinkedIn profiles receive […]

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How Video Will Help Dominate Your Marketing Objectives

by Blair Evan Ball August 12, 2016

Do you want you and your brand to stay relevant? Did you realize that almost 70% of all internet traffic in 2017 will be video? How can you start preparing for these changes? Words tell the story. Images illustrate it. But video brings it to life. Video, an online marketing platform that has seen a […]

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Big Data Storytelling Is the Next Big Thing in Marketing [Infographic]

by Blair Evan Ball August 5, 2016

  Are you using data to drive your marketing? Do you regularly check data to confirm your market? Are you up to speed on all the changes that are taking place today in business and big data? Social Media’s rise has led to diminishing returns for conventional advertising. Businesses now see themselves as publishers, launching […]

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You Are What You Think You Are

by Blair Evan Ball July 29, 2016

  Have you ever wondered why a sales person will greet one customer with an alert “Yes, mam may I serve you? but virtually ignore another? Or why an employee will consistently carry out the instructions of one superior but only grudgingly do what another superior requests? Or why we will pay close attention to what […]

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Top 5 Challenges for B2C Content Marketers

by Blair Evan Ball July 20, 2016

  Are the roles of B2B vs. B2C different in Social Media? Do certain platforms work better for B2C? Curious about what kinds of obstacles other marketers are up against? Every marketer faces different challenges. Although we typically share similar goals, some teams are stuck on producing the right content, while others are having trouble finding […]

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