3 simple steps to build your most important asset

Suddenly,  thousands of people (now almost ten thousand) were liking me on social media. All it took was a touch of misguided energy and a few frivolous comments during my lunch break. In the last post, I told you the whole story. I also showed you two ways you could become famous on a social Read more about 3 simple steps to build your most important asset[…]

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How to get 9,700+ upvotes on Quora

Do you want to be famous? Today I’m going to show you how. It’s not as hard as you think. I attracted thousands of fans this year by just talking about pizza. I’ll tell you how you can gain celebrity status just as easily. Pretty soon, you’ll get thousands of likes for every one of Read more about How to get 9,700+ upvotes on Quora[…]

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My Brief Career as a Criminal

“Talk to an attorney, he said, “before you bring a world of hurt on yourself.” That’s one of the comments I got when I posted my business idea on a private forum I belong to. Damn! I was this close! I had figured out how to perform a badly needed service at virtually no cost. Read more about My Brief Career as a Criminal[…]

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4 Unusual Marketing Hacks to Attract More B2B Clients

B2B is different. If you convince the right decision-maker that you can improve their company’s profits without compromising their integrity, you’ll almost always make the sale. If you can’t convince them, you haven’t got a prayer. This is why B2B leaders publish white papers, join associations, and attend conferences. You should already be using most Read more about 4 Unusual Marketing Hacks to Attract More B2B Clients[…]

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Be the First to Dominate New Markets: Gary Vaynerchuck and Instagram’s shiny new toy

Instagram has a shiny new toy. It’s called Instagram Stories. The new feature lets you link together pictures and videos in a slideshow format. At first I was so excited about it that I poured olive oil in my coffee. But once the caffeine kicked in, I realized that your stories only last for 24 Read more about Be the First to Dominate New Markets: Gary Vaynerchuck and Instagram’s shiny new toy[…]

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Do you need new ideas? Try these tools

Innovate or stagnate. That’s the brutal reality we live in. I follow James Altucher’s advice religiously, and every morning I write 10 new ideas. Most of them are crap. The rest are usually related to things I’m already doing, so there’s only marginal benefit to implementing a new idea. To paraphrase Altucher, someday you may Read more about Do you need new ideas? Try these tools[…]

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All you need are these 3 things to build a client magnet

In late 2001 I picked up a book that changed my life. The Well-Fed Writer was written by an accomplished salesman, and the front cover promised “Financial Self-Sufficiency as a Freelance Writer in 6 Months or Less.” The cover offers a clear benefit, financial self-sufficiency. Who doesn’t want this? But we all expect to get Read more about All you need are these 3 things to build a client magnet[…]

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Rule the Tube: 7 Useful (and slightly badass) ways to crush it on YouTube

Four billion a day. That’s how many YouTube videos are viewed every 24 hours. (Sources cited below) That should be almost enough reason to be in on the YouTube game. But that’s not all. Google owns YouTube. YouTube videos consistently come get high page rankings, and 70% of adults have watched videos or listened to Read more about Rule the Tube: 7 Useful (and slightly badass) ways to crush it on YouTube[…]

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