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How Prepared Are You for Next Year?

Imagine embarking on a US road trip from east to west coast without a plan, a map or a GPS. Similarly, how would you reach dramatic greater success at the end of next year without having created your roadmap? For the past several weeks and over the next few week, I am working with my clients to help them create their own roadmap. I am …

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Are You Ready to Strengthen Your Thought Leadership?

What do you think needs to take place in order to strengthen your thought leadership positioning next year? This may be the perfect time to start think about this. With the hope that this may be of help, here is the list I’ve compiled for myself: Create powerful relationships with other thought leaders. Attract thoughts leaders and those on their way to achieve that status …

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Choosing Between Teleconferences and Webinars

Use a teleconference when you want: The audience to listen to you only and not interact with you. To allow audience interaction, and there is a very small group of people (say 10), and they all use landlines, and they know how to keep a quite surroundings. Otherwise there is way too much noise during such interactions. And if the group is large, just forget …

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Podcasts, videos and free stuff ‘key to online success’

This article was originally written and posted on 10. Dec, 2012 by Halina St James,  founder of Podium Media & Communications Coaching, reports from the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers’ annual convention in Winnipeg. Are you relentless in giving away good stuff? You should be, according to Chad Barr. Chad creates software and internet solutions to help businesses find online success. Chad is soft spoken, low key and modest. But …

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How to Create Provocative Content That Gets Noticed

Unfortunately, most of the content I view on the web is pure and simple boring and does not grab attention. I also refer to it as suffering the “blah” syndrome. During a conversation with one of my clients today, here is the quick list of tips I develop to create provocative content that gets noticed: Negative titles are a great way to grab attention. For …

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Are There Any Videos on Your Site?

If my memory and a quick search on Google serve me right, YouTube was funded seven years go, or back in 2005. I am still astonished at how many of the sites I  visit, neglect to incorporate videos on the site and of the few that do incorporate such videos, most are done poorly or in an amateur way. This also (or perhaps especially) apply to …

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