Seeing Paul Boross present at the recent Charisma Bootcamp conference was like a breath of fresh air. Here was a trainer who spoke common sense in plain English and on purchasing his book The Pitching Bible, I wasn't disappointed by its clear layout and structure, accessible content and good advice.
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There are now over 100 million people on LinkedIn, people you can do business with, people you can impress with your profile and your knowledge. Most business people have a profile on Linked In and I'm sure you do. However, is your Linked In profile as professional, effective and engaging as it could be? I've noticed more and more business people failing to update their Linked In profile effectively; leaving it incomplete and not making use of the many benefits within Linked In. Here's our recommendations for 'what to do' and 'what not to do' on LinkedIn.
Some people are of the opinion that blogging has limited use for their business, some don't see the need for it at all, others see it as useful for improving SEO and with good calls to action, believe it capable of delivering increased sales. However, blogging (and other social media tools) can do so much more for your business than driving people to your website through improved Search Engine Optimisation.
With more and more start up businesses trying to keep costs down, many people are working from home whether it is turning a bedroom into a home office or using the kitchen table. However, keeping your productivity and focus high while working at home can be a challenge for many of us as working from home can hold many distractions. As someone who has worked from home for the last four years, I'd like to share some tips that I find work for me.
Can you take photographs of the service you offer? Do you want to improve the traffic to your website and increase sales. Pinterest could be the online resource you are looking for.
If an absence of comments makes you feel very few are reading your posts even though the site statistics say otherwise. Is it important to receive comments on your blog? Here we discuss the merits of that comment box and if, indeed, comments actually matter.
The Cheese Mall tells the tale of two mice, Millie and Matthew, who have been made redundant after working in the Cheese factory for a year and it follows their journey as they prepare a detailed business plan
Owen Fitzpatrick is a psychologist, psychotherapist and hypnotherapist. He co-founded the Irish Institute of NLP with Brian Colbert in 2001 and as an international trainer of NLP, set up Owen Fitzpatrick International in 2010.