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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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Achieving Your Business Dreams Online

Ever wonder what are the building blocks of Achieving Your Business Dreams Online? Earlier this month, I was interviewed by Tannette Johnson-Elie, Writer/Media Professional for Marketwire small business blog http://mwpub.com/ and here is her article: We’re in a business world that’s evolving faster than ever. It’s never been this easy to launch a business and propel your brand to new heights, almost overnight, thanks to the Internet. For example, …

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Are You Leveraging The Web?

Here are some ideas on how to: Take your site seriously because if you don’t, why should others? Keep adding great content to avoid stagnation. Engage in conversations with your clients and prospective clients through your site, your blog, the communities you belong to and the ones you create. Attract interest to you through Internet marketing gravity. Deliver remarkable value by sharing your insights, wisdom, …

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Why Publish a Variety of Media Options?

I come across too many sites and blogs that are usually very text heavy. Here are my thoughts on this: Different buyers have different content consumption preferences. Even one unique buyer may have different preferences at different times. Personally, there are times I like to read, other times I like to listen (especially in my car, during air travel or my walks) and other times …

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Time to Spy and Perhaps Even Get Smarter

I am a huge fan and have recommended Google Alerts for years. However, I think most are not using the full power potential built into this Internet tool. This free tool enables you to get emails notifications (alerts) anytime Google find results for the items you are interested in.  If used correctly, this tool enables you to get notified when anyone on the web mentions the …

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Have You SMACKED Your Clients Lately?

What’s your reaction when you get smacked across your face? Probably a sense of shock and surprise, right? I find many of the podcasts I listen to create the opposite reaction. They are boring, scripted, valueless and put me to sleep which is not the typical reaction I’d suggest from an effective business podcast. So I have just created the following acronym to help you …

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Email Signature Redux

Over seven years ago I wrote about the importance of using your email signature to communicate and promote your various products, services and important announcements. Below is what my current email signature looks like. How about you? Chad Barr President CB Software Systems, Inc. Tower East 20600 Chagrin Boulevard #801 Shaker Heights, OH 44122 Office: 216-991-2277 x 112 Site: http://www.cbsoftware.com Blog: http://www.thechadbarrgroup.com Portfolio: http://webservices.cbsoftware.com/portfolio.php Million $ Web Sites: http://www.themilliondollarwebsites.com …

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How to Promote Your Web Site

I get asked this question a lot: “Chad, now that I’ve launched my site, how do I best promote it?” A while back I wrote You Just Launched Your New Site, Now What? where I reviewed some key elements to promoting your site. Today, I am going to dive much deeper and give you the recipe or menu options to choose from. So although a …

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