Great tips on how to use linkedin.com profitably if you're a business owner doing business with other businesses or a sales and marketing professional. Many people try and find they waste a lot of time. This tutorial cuts right to the chase to show you exactly what you need to do to profit from LinkedIn.
This is a great video if you're lost when it comes to using http://linkedin.com productively. Justin Lukasavige covers Answers - asking and answering questions to establish credibility. More free tutorials at coachradio.tv.
The Free Agent Academy (affiliate link) members I spoke to yesterday in the mountains of Colorado don't believe that statement. We spent a few hours together reviewing how I use many forms of media in my business and how they can do the same.
Video on the web is growing at an astonishing pace and becoming more popular than ever. YouTube is now the fourth most visited site with one BILLION views per day and 41 million views per hour! One recent statistic even revealed that it would take you 9,000 years to watch every single video that’s available on YouTube today! (Who has that kind of time!?!)
So how do you make YOUR video stand out among the billions of videos on YouTube? Simple.… Continue
Added by Lou Bortone on January 3, 2010 at 8:32pm —
I had a conversation yesterday with a new client about facebook and twitter. He didn't yet see the value in social media and professed that he won't spend any time there.
It's true that if you don't like a form of marketing or if it doesn't mesh with your personality you shouldn't focus on it. But it doesn't matter if you don't like social media. Your clients and prospects may be… Continue
I host a radio show on a tiny station in Raleigh, NC. I called a guy you'll likely be hearing much more of over the coming years and he nearly dropped the phone. He was driving through the middle of nowhere in Mississippi listening to my radio show on his iPod.
That's the power of reach.
What does it mean?
You can compete with the big players.
No one is off limits or out of bounds. In fact, the big… Continue
A great interview just full of ideas for blogging, making money from your blog and using social media to gain leads and exposure.
• What is the purpose of your blog and what is your strategy for content, audience and advertising?
• How are you using social media to bring them back to your blog?
• When determining the niche for your blog answer what is the common passion and what are the urgent needs?
• Is the niche reachable and findable?
Like any new, rapid-growth phenomenon, Twitter has experienced some glitches and growth pains. Occasionally, twinnocent bystanders sometimes get swallowed up by the infamous Fail Whale. Such was the case when I awoke one morning to find that the thousands of followers I had built up over a year or so had vanished into thin air!
I went from following over 8,000 peeps (and being followed by about the same number), to following 37 people in the span… Continue
Added by Lou Bortone on August 2, 2009 at 1:48am —
If you do business on the Internet, then you’ve seen the emergence of Online Video as a powerful marketing tool. But did you know that Online Video can also be your “secret weapon” in the battle to buck the recession?
Using video to build your brand and promote your business – whether on the now ubiquitous YouTube or on your own website – actually attracts new customers and accelerates the sales process. There are several strong… Continue
Added by Lou Bortone on June 3, 2009 at 9:40pm —
Who says it’s difficult or time-consuming to create your own online video! I’ve uploaded video to YouTube in under 3 minutes, and you can, too! Here are 5 ways to get your video on the web in 5 minutes or less!
1. YouTube Quick Capture – One lesser-known feature of YouTube is its “Quick Capture” function. Hidden as a drop down tab under YouTube’s main upload button, Quick Capture allows you to record video on the fly… Continue
Added by Lou Bortone on June 2, 2009 at 2:25pm —
Even though I've understood the concept for my entire life, I have gained a new appreciation for the fact that dogs can smell fear, and they do not like it. Maybe I'm part dog. All I can tell you is that on May 6, 2009, at 1:28 PM Pacific Time, I am officially declaring myself to be sick of fear.
1). Sick of reading stories on the Web about our elected officials "seeing a light at the end of the tunnel" and brighter days ahead, immediately followed by… Continue
The world is changing at breakneck speed. If you have not noticed, now is the time to open your eyes to the blazing changes going on all around you. Most of us are walking around with more memory in our pockets today than was used to put the first man on the moon. While you may feel stuck in the same place, it is even more likely that you have actually been going backwards.
To keep up you have to invest in continual learning. Want to find that perfect job? After finding out how God made… Continue