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Are you using the Power of Podcasting to Build you...

Does Podcasting have a place in you Business Building Social Media Tool chest? We all know the power of effectively using Video in branding and building your business. But before the surge of Video, Podcasting was and still is an effective method of building your Brand, communicating directly with your market base and generate new prospects. I started two Talk Show Formatted Podcasts over ten years ago. They generating a...

What is News, What is Fact?

What is Really News, Really ?   Is it incumbent on all NEWs reporting to be 100% verifiable and totally factual?   First of all I want to thank readers who have continued to visit this site even though I have NOT posted for almost a year. Our page offering the Audio of Think and Grow Rich has steady traffic of which we are very appreciative. What brought me back to post? I have spent this past year helping an old...

Og Mandino’s The Greatest Salesman in the Wo...

AUDIO Scroll 5 of Og Mandino’s Greatest Salesman in the World, in the Present Tense. CLICK HERE  http://youcanbuild.it/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Scroll5.mp3 Get your copy of this powerful Book Today  Learn the Full Impact of this Book on Your Success Journey. Let’s talk about your journey Your Name (required) Your Email (required) Subject Your...

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...

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...

Are you Networking or Network Marketing?

Networking and Network Marketing.. Are they two distinct subjects? Or, do they blend together in a mutually beneficial circumstance?   These ideas struck me while driving home from a Horse Show Announcing gig yesterday and had the pleasure of talking to someone  (Hands-free Car system) I had met several years ago and enjoyed mutually beneficial business relations.. We chatted for a while and caught up on what’s...

Notice the Red Pinterest logo on right sidebar?

Yes, to your right is the Big Red “P” for Pinterest A person would have to have blinders not to see the explosion of Pinterest as the darling of the Visual Curation Sites on the Web today. Pinterest has opened up a whole new venue for those addicted of sharing relevant information, in this case mostly Visuals. Statistics show in the United Sates, women are the predominate users creating boards expressing their...

Is your Blog/Website Elegantly Presented?

Does an Elegant Themed Website/Blog really make a difference? How important is the presentation in attracting visitors? Does it need to be “Elegant”? Well, in reality Content is King and there many very successful sites that follow a plain format… but when you combine a well designed, easily managed and attractive Elegant Theme to quality Content YOU are assured a winning combination. As most of you know I...

Are you Content Marketing?

Are you Content Marketing? Because Content Marketing seem to be where the action is. Blogs and social media have dominated the Internet since I arrived 6 years ago and it was through the creation of a lot of Content, I was able to create a positive Marketing environment for my niche products. I believe the Blog Content is King From a quote: One SEO boosting technique we’ve found that does make a significant difference in...

How many Blogs do You read weekly?

Asking How Many Blogs Read weekly was a question posed on our Facebook Fan Page, Best Business Mindset Alliance The survey was prompted by the results of a study by Hubspot and included in a Power Point Presentation. Download Presentation Here and look for graphs regarding Blogging habits (Need Microsoft PowerPoint or Open Office) The survey shows these results on How Many Blogs Read Weekly Our survey at Facebook showed the...

Opportunity Seekers Different than Entrepreneurs?

Is there a difference between an Opportunity Seeker and an Entrepreneur?   An Entrepreneur is one has possession of an enterprise, or venture, and assumes significant accountability for the inherent risks and the outcome. An Opportunity Seeker: Is a person that pursues an established opportunity, such as “joining” an MLM Marketing organization. Coming on the Internet 6 years ago, I  chased links to some...

I Believe Therefore I Am, follow Up

Back a few weeks ago I posted a Book Review on Claire McGee’s inspirational book, I Believe, Therefore I Am. We were honored to have Claire on our Tuesday Talk Show, The Focus Society of Overachievers. Her candor and enthusiasm reinforced the validity of this powerful self-improvement book. In the past few weeks I have been practicing her “exercises” and enjoying the benefits of a more positive and focused...

Are you blogging with the right PREMISE?

Have you seen the WordPress Plugin, PREMISE?   The powerful premium Plugin, Premise is a Blogging Marketers Gem. Before you go any further this is a Product Review of a PROVED asset for any Blogger’s arsenal. I use it and have delighted in the results. Should you also decide to chose this valuable Tool, I will earn a commission….     Premise is an easy to use and massively educational resource is...

I Believe, therefore I AM, Book review

Claire McGee, M.Msc has just released a powerful book, I Believe, Therefore I Am, through Kallisti Publishing. There have been many books published promoting the premise of Self Belief and programming your mind for success, but I found Claire’s book, Claire McGee’s I BELIEVE THEREFORE I AM to be a more personal and easy to follow. In her late twenties, Claire  was diagnosed with with a rare genetic disorder that...

3 Steps in Producing Quality Blog Content

Appreciate your taking the time to Like the post below and also leave a comment. You input is important **************************************************** Producing Blog Content, the nemesis of all Bloggers? Ever hear yourself say, ‘My blog failing”? “I can’t produce Quality Blog Content” I did this weekend. Could not get going on producing any exciting content for this blog and couple other...

Steps to Build MLM Marketing Success

We have not spent much time on this Business Building Blog talking about MLM Marketing Success MLM Marketing has actually seen an upsurge during these challenged economic times and the pool of mature work force seeking supplemental or full time income. A problem that many MLM Marketing aspirants find when using the Internet is they Lack a position of Authority and Recognition, What do you think about that, sound reasonable?...

Cross Promotion, an easy Path to Social Media Succ...

Don’t forget to LIKE this post above and be sure to Comment below ***************************************************** Cross Promotion of businesses  using Social Media has become a Successful endeavor. Two of my Favorite Horse Industry companies have just created a 3 day Cross Promotion campaign on the Social Media site, Facebook. Buckaroo Leather Products and Silver Steer Boutique have posted on their respective Fan...

Blog Content, the why and where

Love to have you LIKE our post on Facebook and be sure to leave your experienced wisdom in the comment section below. Thanks ************************************************************************   Blog Content is King. The prettiest Theme is second place to Blog Content in importance of successful Blogging One of the biggest problems people have with blogging has nothing to do with the lack of traffic coming to their...

6 Records needed for Business Income Tax sanity

Are Your  US  Business Tax Records Up to date? Many Home Based Business enthusiasts forget the importance of accurate Business Tax Records   The following 6 Steps to setting up Business Tax Records should be followed by all entrepreneurs, especially the Home based Business person   Is the accumulation and separation of your Business Income Tax Records a pleasant experience? If not, here is a list of 6 important...

What is Value of Internet Products?

Had an interesting conversation today about Value of Internet Products. I was discussing a Value Priced Client-Affiliate-Content Management System, which of course is not a product for everyone in the first place. Those possessing the Mindset of a Business person and understand Product Value will grasp the following easily. Surfing and searching for products and tool on the internet is frustrating when sees the gamut of...

How to WIN the Prospect Chasing Race!

Are you chasing prospects and “force feeding” them information about your business, I want you to stop. Think about what you’re doing for a second,Chasing Prospects? Even if you do sign ’em up (yes, you will get lucky on occasion), do you think they’re going to stay on the books for a while?  Yes, you won… you tugged hard enough and got ’em to sign on the dotted line. Good for you. ...

Income Tax Time Looming for U.S. Small Businesses

This seems to be the time of year to be thinking US Income Tax preparation and understand your Deductions. Yes, it is Income Tax Deduction Time. This blog focuses on tips and trick to effectively grow your small business, be it On-line or Off-line. Closely associated with our weekly Podcast Talk Show, You Can Build It Talk Show  This show has followed the procedure of Business Creation, from inception of idea through to...

Why Perfection is Your Worst Enemy in Internet Mar...

Please – Leave me a Comment and click that Facebook Like Button!  – ENJOY! ************************************************ I want to thank Mark Coll for this post I have always enjoyed a quote from Friend Matt Geib. “Don’t worry about getting it right, Just get it Going” and Matt’s post is right along that Thought In some cases, it’s good to try to seek perfection. Let’s say you’re...

Internet Marketers, the IRS and 1099’s

If you are in Internet Business, start today to gather information for the IRS NEW 1099 Requirement Too many Internet Marketers and MLM distributors fail to address their Business as a Business. But anyone who wants to file an IRS Schedule C, to enjoy the deductions falls under the heading BUSINESS. We have a wonderful FREE resource that is helpful to understand some basic IRS Business planning facts on this site. Download...

Affiliate Marketing and Blogging

When I first arrived on the Internet about six years ago, I was bombarded with Programs Systems and Schemes to make millions Affiliate Marketing. There were, and still are, hard working marketers making fortunes through AffiliateMarketing, but what most fail to share is HOW TO grab the AUTHORITY to have your ads and, links clicked So many aspiring Internet business persons paid many dollars for the E-books, systems and...

What Social Media IS

A number of months ago in a minor fit of justified rage, I published a rant about what social media is not.  It’s finally time to publish the follow up and give you some incite as to why the rage. So, I guess I should just level with you and help you understand why I can’t stand seeing people butcher their brand by the misuse of Social Media.  By yelling, being irrelevant, and spamming everyone on your list you will...

Gambling on Your Business, Risk Taking Skills

Gambling on YOUR Business is probably the best odds for success available, if you have developed Risk Taking Skills. Risk Taking Skills was discussed on our Weekly Business Development Podcast,  You Can Build It Talk Show, on November 3, 2010. Click on the Icon to listen http://youcanbuild.it/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/1103BMC.mp3 Many people shun the opportunity of engaging in Business Pursuits because of the Fear of Risk,...

MLM is a Solid Business Venue or Scam?

The MLM (or networking industry) is a Business Venue to consider. But the MLM Venue (as others) has several Flaws and those flaws have led business aspirants to think they are Scams. Yes, MLM Companies have popped up all over the globe, recruiting  unsuspecting people with  HYPE, and leading recruits to  believe this Business Venue is a real Business opportunity. However, so often MLM Business “leaders” often...

Money Making Power of the Blog

Blogging Effort offers Power Did you know that people of all walks of  life are generating an online income in their blog postings ? We did the research, We tested the system and in less than 3 weeks we put this blog on the front page of Google and within 4 weeks created an Alexa ranking of less than 1/2 million! Incredible numbers and we want to share it with you Knowledge is powerful and we have  proof of that knowledge....

Marketing Ideas For Your Blog

There are a huge number of ideas to make money online and blogging is one of the most popular. According to surveys, there are more than 200,000,000 blogs on….Read The Rest

Offline Life vs. Online Marketing

Frustration has set in, and there was a time or two in the last month where I felt like throwing in the towel and giving it all up. Yet, there were my goals still posted in notes on my computer desktop.

Is “Duplication” easy for New Business...

Can newcomers to the Internet and MLM marketing field really grow a successful Business through the much ballyhooed word DUPLICATION? The question of easy Internet Marketing Systems Duplication was posed on our Wednesday evening Talk Show by Jeff Beeman, July 14,2010. Listen to complete discussion below. The chart to the left is a “standard Flow” one is directed to expect to follow in growing their Networking...