Is a high profile worth anything?

Earlier today, I posted that I’d been contacted by the team of a major superstar and there was a fantastic opportunity for up to 5 of my high profile clients to participate as well. Anticipating a flood of responses, I explained I had to use some criteria to choose whom to work with: Large (1000+), engaged network on several platforms, …

Audacious April – Day 8/9

Ready to be bolder? Personally, I don’t think it is possible to be in business nowadays without being bold. There is too much information out there and people are only able to notice those messages that really jump out at them. If you haven’t yet read 24 Carat Bold, maybe now is the time to get your hands on a …

Audacious April – Days 4-7

Now I’m feeling upset and feeling like cheating. Now I’m feeling what my author clients feel when they have to produce lots of writing every week. Except this is not lots of writing. This is simply getting a daily offer out to the market every day in April. Offers that I have already planned and that are really exciting. But …

Audacious April – Day 3: Hashtag Heaven for Winning Writers

Today’s offer is a fabulous free resource for authors! Thanks to the amazing Wendy Kier for alerting me to this. http://lorirtaylor.com/102-hashtags-smart-writers-are-using-to-build-big-brands-on-twitter/ Writers – if you are not using these #Writing hashtags, then you are surely missing a trick or two. Enjoy! P.S.  If you want to be sure you are notified about the daily offers we are making during Audacious …

Blah blah blah brag brag brag

I have been trying to inspire and empower people to showcase themselves and promote their great ideas and books, but how much bragging is acceptable and how much is too much? Some people in my network promote themselves all the time and it is getting a bit tedious. I feel like shouting ‘Don’t you realize how you come across?!’ I …

How to Get Noticed in Tough Times

“Hello! Anybody paying any attention?” The papers say times are going to continue to be tough for a while and I’ve already noticed many business owners retrenching and retreating, pulling back, cutting back and holding back. Ironically, though, a downturn is the perfect time to strategise new ways of increasing profitability. Especially if you have client-free time on your hands …