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LinkedIn Ratings, Endorsements and Recommendations

Do you want to beef up your LinkedIn profile and build up a bit of credibility around what you do? No problem. How you approach this could leave you looking bad to all those people you are connected to unless you exercise a bit of skill and social savvy. Let’s break down your options when …

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Is Your Business In Startup?

Competition in business is fierce! The Internet has made it easy for anyone to hang a shingle, open for business, and begin selling products and services. Your barrier to entry is much easier and affordable than opening a traditional bricks and mortar business and, because of this, there are WAY more people starting businesses than ever …

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How to Stop Facebook Impostors

Has it happened to you? Have you been duped by a Facebook impostor? Here’s how it happens: You log into Facebook and the first thing you do is check your notifications to see what’s going on. That’s when you notice a new friend notification and click to find a friend request from “Shannon” (insert your …

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This Can’t Wait Until January 1st

As the New Year approaches, perhaps you’ve been thinking to yourself, “I want this year to be my best year yet in my business,” or “this year I’m going to finally take action to achieve my dream.” Sometimes in your business if things aren’t going your way or you face challenges, you can feel discouraged. …

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Being Right or Keeping a Customer – Which is More Important?

I recently had an experience that caused me to say something I don’t often say. “I will never do business there again.” I was angry and frustrated, but, more than anything else, the situation really made me wonder: Why is it that so many people in the service industry feel the need to puff up …

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