Monthly Archives: February 2015


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Sometimes I take look at people’s tweets and I just shake my head. Then, I want to take out my red marker an edit that sucker. With just a few simple changes you can take your tweets from oh-my-gosh-bad to attention grabbing superstars. To teach you how, I am going to show you some tweets that went wrong. Then I’m going to give you a taste of proper tweeting tactics. Don’t worry all of the names have been censored to protect the guilty tweet offenders. Let’s get started. Proper Hashtag Usage Some people just love to go crazy with the […]

How to Fix Your Broken Tweets


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My goal is to get eyes on my client’s brand. I got to wondering how other marketers do the same. So, I sent out a call to people in the industry for their best tips. Here are some great lessons from three experts. Get Shocking This is the very first response I got: Subject: I STOLE YOUR DOG Alina, I didn’t really steal your dog. In fact I don’t even know if you have a dog. But I did see your post on Profnet about getting the attention of people for your blog, website or marketing purposes and I felt […]

Attention Getting Tips for Your Brand from 3 Experts


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If you have read this blog at all, you know that I like trolling scam artists, then posting their emails here. I know that there are freelance writers out there looking for side income, so that is why I post scams here. Today, we have one for wrap advertising for RedRain Energy Drink. Here are the emails that were sent to me. No, I made sure not to send him my bank information. lol Hello,Wrap advertising is the marketing practice of completely or partially covering (wrapping) a vehicle in an advertisement or livery, thus turning it into a mobile billboard. […]

Glen Hovey RedRain Energy Drink Scam



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Just like your home, your website needs a good scouring every now and then, too. As spring slowly inches its way into the present, clear out your site’s cobwebs, dust off your content and polish your visuals. Tidy Up Your Cobwebs Over time, your site collects cobwebs that need to be periodically cleared out. Take the time to clean these little buggers out, and your site will rank better. Old code is something that can accumulate and make your site slower. Joe Foley has a great tutorial for cleaning up old code: 10 Quick Ways to Clean Up and Optimize […]

Spring Clean Your Website and Make it Shine


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Are you giving your visitors bad customer service by posting fluff to your site? Let me tell you a little story. The other day I was on Facebook and I saw a post by a popular women’s magazine. I liked the title and preview linked in the post, so I clicked and read the article. IT. WAS. BAD. The article was supposed to be about laundry secrets you just must learn ASAP. The article, though, gave washed up (no pun intended), old advice that anyone within their target audience would already know. I was curious to see what others thought […]

Bad Content is Bad Customer Service


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The worst part of running a small business is when you run out of ideas. It’s that oh s**t moment. The next idea is what keeps you working, keeps you motivated. ┬áIf you run out of ideas, then you feel like you’re in a rut. This scenario especially applies to writing posts for your website’s blog. It’s no secret that posting consistently to a blog gets a site more views. Running out of ideas means no blog posts. Some people who’ve run dry will post any crap to their site. Don’t do that! Posting crap to your site hurts it […]

Here’s How to Not Run Dry on Blog Post Ideas



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Please enjoy today’s guest post. The average American worker puts in 5.2 more hours per week than the average French worker, 4.1 more than the average German, and 2.6 more than the average Brit, according to a recent study by two European Economists at the Center for Economic Policy Research 1. “We’re a nation of strivers,” said Jim Fannin, a success coach who has been coaxing peak performance from blue-chip professional athletes, Olympians, and C-Suite executives from many of America’s best-known companies for more than 35 years. “The great tragedy is that so many Americans of genuine ability never ask […]

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