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James Strauss Writes Gripping Non-Fiction

I had the privilege of meeting James Strauss 46 years ago as he left the Marine Corps. James had a story to share that kept me on edge regarding his experiences in Vietnam He then has since written many short stories and several novels, The Mastodon Series, Vol 1, The Boy was a a sellout first edition The Boy, The Mastodons, Book I by James Strauss My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Boy offers a unique insight into social impact,...

Is Content really King?

Do you believe Content is really the King Pin of Marketing endeavors today? Or have other methods usurped the once empowered Content King? Blogging has been the vehicle to which content has been published over the 20 years and using Keywords and some “Black Hat Methods”  may found success with Search Engine effectiveness. I remember spending hours being sure the appropriate  words were chosen to satisfy the SEO...

Making Money from a Blog

Is your Blog making money? Are you enjoying Making Money from Your Company’s Blogging efforts Studies are proving that consistent and well planned  Blogging efforts are making money for individuals and companies, globally. Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner surveyed 3300 marketers with the goal of understanding how marketers are using social media to grow and promote their businesses. Much of the findings...

Facebook or Google+, which Best for You?

Facebook or Google or Both? Are you being inundated with a barrage of Blog Posts and Social media discussions about the myriad benefits of NEW addition to the Social media Giants, Google+ and Facebook? There have been many article and blog posts offered with the pros and cons of both sites. What is your Favorite or do you spend time equally in both? Comment Below My clients and I  have found good Return on Investment from...

Networking, what is it REALLY…..

How many times a day do you hear the word Networking? If you spend anytime on the Internet is is all over, BUT my observation is that it is misunderstand. The opinion is based on all the specious claims I see associated with Networking and Network Marketing. For the past 50 years I have used Networking to provide steady and comfortable Income. But not the way most may think about it. I learned early that sales are easy if...

Are you on Track for 2014?

This post is updated from last year. I believe the content is relevant again this year. Your Thoughts? Hard to believe July is Here. Summer Solstice  arrived June 21, 2014 at 3:51 A.M. PDT Along with the seasonal change we are heading towards the year end and spend time calculating our Sales, Profits and (maybe) Loss. Those operating with a business mindset, of course, are monitoring their progress weekly and monthly to...

Customer Service congratulated….

There have been several posts on this Journey of Building a Business regarding Customer Service. Customer Service, in my opinion, encompasses many aspects of the business cycle. And one of those aspects is building a warm and friendly communication base with the INITIAL  Conversation. That was evidenced yesterday while shopping on line for an accommodation on our upcoming trip to visit son. He mentioned there were two Motels...

New Challenges….

At age 69, I assumed a 90 Day Challenge this past week. My business ventures have always presented exciting Challenges and those Challenges have been fairly easy to meet and conquer. But since our change in lifestyle a couple years ago, I have become more sedentary, and I found myself with the Challenge of getting more FIT. There seems a synergistic relationship between NOT felling well and gaining weight. My arthritis in...