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Month: September 2017

Five Commandments for Online Reputation Management

In the digital era, reputation management has gained an extra perspective. You have to be careful about online reputation as the detractors and the disgruntled find it easier to troll you on the Internet. It is no doubt easier for them, compared to the heyday of electronic and print media. Here are five commands that will help you manage your reputation online. These well-chosen, evergreen tips will come in handy even after a decade or more: Earn Trust Trust is something you have to gain with hard work done strategically. And then, you have to keep working on it. Trust, as many business experts say, is a perishable asset and you have to keep making efforts to sustain it. When people trust you, they would believe in what you say and your detractors would find it harder to harm you. Transparency is the key to gaining trust. When you are continuously transparent in whatever you do, you are sure to earn their trust, which does help in the long run. Monitor and Engage Your Audiences Social media monitoring helps you to keep tabs on how others view your company. Moreover, you are able to gauge certain trends and take appropriate steps to benefit from them. Find what platforms your audiences are present on and engage with them actively. Twitter, for instance, can be an excellent medium for replying to...

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Build Your Business With a Free Tutorial

People love to get free information so using a free tutorial to share your knowledge is a great way to promote yourself and your business. By doing this, you will be establishing yourself as an expert and building your reputation. Then when people need products and / or services, you will be the one they trust and believe. Divide your tutorial into lessons, one for each day of the tutorial or ecourse. Once you get your lessons written up you want to set them up individually on an autoresponder. There are many autoresponders available for free and for a fee. Some hosts may have autoresponders available as well. WordPress also has autoresponder plugins. Let's say you own a home d├ęcor and furniture website store. You could set up an ecourse on how to successfully paint a piece of furniture. Your lessons would be something like this: Lesson 1: Choosing the Right Paint Lesson 2: Preparing the Piece to Be Painted Lesson 3: Painting the Piece Lesson 4: Maintaining the Finished Look After your lessons are completed, you can set them up to go out each day in a row or separate them by a day or two. It would depend on how many lessons you have and how long you want the tutorial to last. Separate the information into lessons works better than sending all the information in one...

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Massage Therapy Home Business – Free Marketing Ideas

Free Business Cards A lot of online companies offer up to 250 free business cards you can design yourself. My favorite is Home Business Center. You can design your personal massage therapy business cards using any of their 42 card templates to deliver your message and contact information. Keep your business cards on you and hand them out to potential clients. Listen to what is being said around you in conversation. For example, when someone complaints about a back ache or a stressful week suggest a massage and give them your card. Also, ask friends and family to hand out a few to coworkers that might be interested in a home massage. Local Directories and Home Business Directories Online Submit your business information to local directories. Even if you do not have a web site for you massage therapy home business your services will appear in local search results. The top three directories or local map search engines to submit to are Google Local Business Center, Yahoo! Local and Bing Local Listing Center. Add contact information, specialty services, pictures and hours available. Also, submit your massage business to local company directories in your area. Participate in Raffles Ticket Giveaways in your Area Find local events in your area and donate a free massage to the community raffle. It is free advertising for your massage home business and if the...

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Wardrobe Essentials – Women’s and Girl’s FASHION Guide

As the seasons change again, we think that it is important that we help you decide what to buy in upcoming sales if you don’t already own them. These are things that should be in your wardrobe, they don’t have to be expensive per say, but they are necessary if you take yourself as a fashionista. From scarves to belts and from dresses to bags whatever is needed should be there along with these essentials. Here is the list of wardrobe essentials: 1. Dark Denim Jeans are a must in any wardrobe, especially the dark ones. They work with any color or shirts, tee-shirts, blouses and also with any type of footwear. The best option is to go for skinny fit but you can choose boyfriend jeans or a straight fit as well. Add a belt to it and you are good to go. 2. Perfect White Tee This is an essential according to every fashion expert in the world a plain white tee is whatever material you like is a choice you cannot go wrong with. You can go for a V-neck or a crew neck and pair it up with jeans, shorts, skirts whatever you like. They are comfortable and the perfect summer look, you can add a jacket on it if it’s a little chilly. 3. Flats Well you have to walk right and for that...

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Wardrobe Essentials – Women’s and Girl’s FASHION Guide

As the seasons change again, we think that it is important that we help you decide what to buy in upcoming sales if you don’t already own them. These are things that should be in your wardrobe, they don’t have to be expensive per say, but they are necessary if you take yourself as a fashionista. From scarves to belts and from dresses to bags whatever is needed should be there along with these essentials. Here is the list of wardrobe essentials: 1. Dark Denim Jeans are a must in any wardrobe, especially the dark ones. They work with any color or shirts, tee-shirts, blouses and also with any type of footwear. The best option is to go for skinny fit but you can choose boyfriend jeans or a straight fit as well. Add a belt to it and you are good to go. 2. Perfect White Tee This is an essential according to every fashion expert in the world a plain white tee is whatever material you like is a choice you cannot go wrong with. You can go for a V-neck or a crew neck and pair it up with jeans, shorts, skirts whatever you like. They are comfortable and the perfect summer look, you can add a jacket on it if it’s a little chilly. 3. Flats Well you have to walk right and for that...

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