Educational Resources

[Part 3] 1000 Likes. 60 Days. 8 Simple Steps.

The Editorial Calendar and Scheduling So we’ve got goals. We know what our audience wants. Our content strategy is defined. And we have enough content to last us for a week (a month if you were extra ambitious). Now you might be feeling a little overwhelmed and thinking “this is a lot of work, how…

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[Part 2 of 4] 1000 Likes. 60 Days. 8 Simple Steps.

Defining Your Content Strategy And Curating Content Hello Tracy! It’s time for part 2 of how to get 1000 likes in 60 days. Last week we set some goals and started thinking about our audience. This week we’re going to get into some real meat and potatoes stuff: Content Strategy and Curation. (If you missed…

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8 Simple Steps For Getting Your First 1000 Facebook Likes

I can do it. You can do it. We can do it. I and many others have been telling you that if you want to grow your business, you need to be using Facebook as part of your marketing mix. Having a Facebook page will put your business on the map, drive a ton of leads…

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My Favorite Tools And Resources For Blogging

And Some Tips About Doing It More Effectively I’ve been blogging for a while now and I’m a huge tech geek. So naturally I’ve found quite a few useful tools, tips, and tricks for getting the most out of my time. So here we go! Brainstorming Quora: This is my favorite social network at the…

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Planning Your Year Wisely

“Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to’”. – Lao Tzu Are you still off and running with the same enthusiasm as you were at the beginning of January? Are you on track to meet your personal and work goals for the year? We all…

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5 Tips To Compete For Government Subcontract

When you think of federal contracts, you think of big names, like Bechtel, Lockheed Martin and Northrup Grumman. What you probably don’t know is that small businesses alone generated more than $83 billion in revenue through federal contracts in FY13. But many small business owners aren’t sure how to navigate the complicated world of federal…

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How To Setup Your Instagram Account For Success

Yes, You Should Be Using Instagram Why? Because 300 million others are. A lot of them could likely be your customers or new leads. Because it’s a fantastic and easy way to be build your brand. Because that elusive Millennial demographic loves using it. Because it’s fun. Complete Your Profile There are six easy steps…

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Will You Be My Blogger?

Ready, Set, Start Blogging! The time has come! I am officially tired of hearing only my thoughts and opinions in my blog post (LOL). But seriously, since I started this blog, my goal was to reach out to other guest bloggers who could CONTRIBUTE some great advice and information to our members. While I like…

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3 Ways To Improve Your Facebook Page

Follow Best Practice And Copy The Professionals 3 Ways To Improve Your Facebook Page Want to increase engagement on your page? Want to use social media best practices? There limitless strategic tactics that contribute to a successful Facebook page, but many share common elements. #1 Use Properly Sized Images Did you know that posts that include…

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My Week Full of Surprises

All About My Trip FANTASMIC TIME AT DISNEYLAND Dreams do come true in the “Happiest Place on Earth”! I had an amazing time enjoying my family and doing all the fun things you do while at Disneyland. Yes, we chased the characters around, took plenty of pictures (the above is my favorite one) and I…

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