The One Touch Method – simply put, if a task touches your desk then you are required to deal with that task by only ‘touching’ it once. Complete it before moving onto something else. That’s the one touch method!Read More
What is GDPR? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and it is a new European regulation coming into effect on May 25th, 2018. It is a privacy law that is meant to give consumers more control over their personal data. The EU has always been more aggressive in protecting the consumer compared to the…Read More
There’s an old saying that say to be considered an expert you only need to know one more thing than the average person. In other words it’s all relative!
Everyone can be an expert at something as we all have talents. Believing in our own ability and having the courage to admit to being an expert is one thing that often holds back budding entrepreneurs.Read More
Have you experienced the brain picker yet?
You know, the well meaning friend who just has a ‘quick question’!
It’s an age-old dilemma – on one hand you want to be helpful (they are friends after all!) but on the other hand the knowledge you have collected over the years has cost you a small fortune to gather and well frankly, you don’t want to give it away for free.Read More
Google have just started rolling out the new ‘mobile-first’ version of its search engine. This means Google will now start to prioritize mobile content ahead of any other in its search results (SERPs.)Read More
I’m sure everybody has probably heard of the 80/20 rule. If you have or if you haven’t you need to read on – it could potentially change your life. It is fundamental to every person whether a business person or not!
Now don’t be put off if you’re not a big fan of numbers. The 80/20 rule, although based on mathematical foundations, is more of a concept. But just in case you want the history here goes…Read More
Bounce rate measures the percentage of visitors who enter your site and “bounce” (leave the site) rather than continue viewing other pages within your site. Find out 5 ways to bounce your visitors right off your site…Read More
Opt-ins are the life blood of your business. You can have the most successful blog in the world, in terms of visitors reading it, but if they don’t opt-in to your mailing list you are losing the opportunity to convert those readers to clients.
We have all heard the saying ‘The money is in the list!”, right?
Well it may be a cliche, but it’s true.
So how do you make sure you get people to opt-in?
When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the 2 Beers.
A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was.
The professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar.Read More
To be successful in marketing and consequently selling and making money, you need to have a marketing mindset. That means you need to think a little differently to the average person. You need to be receptive to growth and learning new skills and banish any negative thinking or fear of failure. You need to be…Read More
In today’s hectic business climate it is important to work smarter. But when you have to choose an important service provider such as a website designer you need to slow down and make a deliberate, careful decision. This is particularly important when you are getting ready to put your company’s face on the World Wide…Read More
Having an online business requires a definite skill set. Your customers are buying from you ‘sight unseen’. In order for them to do that it takes a certain level of trust. Trust that you should have built up with them, prior to them purchasing from you.
So just how do you go about building that trust?Read More