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The 3 steps to the bank!

“If you build it – they will come”

Well that might be true of a baseball field but it’s not necessarily true of a blog or website. You may have the best site in the world with the most amazing products but if nobody knows about it you are simply whistling in the wind!

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Unleash The Power of a Consistent Workplace!

If you are doing the same thing over and over again, you should ideally take the time to write a ‘How To’, step by step guide so that you could easily pass the task off to someone else.

Now, you may not want to pass the task off to anyone at this stage in your business because you’re not ready or funds don’t allow you to. But getting into the habit of writing down your systems is a great way to eliminate disorder and chaos from your business.

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Business Strategy
Stop the Blame Game! Why Being Decisive Is A Key To Success!

To be successful in business you need to be decisive!

As an entrepreneur the only person to blame for a bad decision is the person looking back at you in the mirror. You’ve heard the expression ‘The Buck Stops Here!’ If you want to have others look to you for guidance and advice you need to stop the blame game and learn to make and own your own decisions!

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When opportunity knocks - open the door!

How do you view roadblocks?

Are they going to kill your dream or are they just something that you need to find a way around?

Similarly, that door that just shut in your face, whether it was the loss of a job or a failed endeavour, is it going to stop you in your tracks?

Every exit is an entrance somewhere else!

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What does your about me page really say about you?

One of the essential pages that every blog should have is an About Me page.

But surprisingly enough it is one page that is sadly lacking from a lot of blogs.

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Blog Bullies! How To Deal With The Haters!

It amazes me sometimes just how many jerks there are online!

You work hard to build your blog, fanpage or YouTube channel and offer your content to the world - whatever the topic...

But there are always those people (you know the ones) that think it is perfectly acceptable to hide behind their computers and say nasty things on your blog or in emails!

How would you describe people like that...

Rude, Nasty, Trolls, Spiteful, Vicious, Flamers, Meanies, Unkind, Bitchy, Not Very Nice, Jerks, Bastards!

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Blogging
10 Ways To Get More Eyeballs On Your Blog (Infographic)

If you're a new blogger (and also a blogger with a budget!) you will know how important it is to get eyes on your posts without breaking the bank. We don't all have huge marketing budgets for Pay Per Click campaigns or paid adverts.

So how can you get some QUALITY free traffic to your blog?

I created this infographic to summarise 10 ways to get more eyeballs on your blog!

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Bad Day? Not Me - I Can Do Anything Better Than You!

Do you have days when you just can't seem to get it together?

Everything seems a chore!

Your 'To-Do' list isn't getting any shorter and you're starting to wonder why you're doing what you're doing?

Well don't worry! You're in good company!

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Why you should avoid using your MLM replicated website?

So you've decided to try your hand at network marketing!

Good idea - it's a great business model and there are a lot of excellent opportunities out there.

You sign up and the first thing they offer you is your OWN website. Find out why you should avoid using your MLM replicated website at all costs!

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Blogging
The Elephant In The Room - Blogging and Religion!

There’s an elephant in the room and for me it’s blogging and religion!
Would you still do business with me if I was a different religion to you?

Would you?

I may be your ideal customer. Every 'tick box' checked EXCEPT the religion one!

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How to add a hyperlink by using HTML code

This is Part Two of my Five part Series on using basic HTML with your WordPress blog.

In this post I will show you how to add a hyperlink by using HTML code.

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How To Insert and Center an Image In a WordPress Sidebar Widget

This first post will show you how to insert and center an image in a WordPress sidebar widget using some basic HTML code. This is the first in a Five Part Series showing you how to do some of the everyday tasks with WordPress using basic HTML code.

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5 Motivational reasons to start blogging – what’s your reason?

It’s a common question people ask all the time, why should I blog? What’s the point? What’s in it for me? What if I don’t know what to write about? Why should I take the time and make the commitment to firstly set up a blog and then fill it with interesting articles that people will want to read? Why should I blog?

Well people blog for all sorts of reasons. There are those who make money from blogging – a lot of money!

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What's the best font to use for your blog or website?

The best way to have a great looking blog is to choose the right font.

What's the best font to use for your blog or website? You may want to have fancy looking fonts and change fonts every other line but the experienced blogger knows, that when it comes to fonts and the web, it is always best to keep it simple.

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How To Find The WordPress Page Or Post ID?

How to find the WordPress Page or Post ID for use in plugins and widgets.

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