4 Key Components to Create Powerful Content That Inspires Your Audience

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With so much content being shared these days it’s become harder and harder to be visible online. If your content does not inspire your audience it will fall flat. To be seen and stand out there are some specific strategies you can use to get a leg up on your competition. Author, keynote speaker, and…

Death Wish Coffee Shares the Secret Sauce Behind Creating Memes That Get Millions of Views

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One of the great things about social media is that you can rely on it to cheer you up if you’re ever having a bad day. There are all sorts of weird and wonderful videos, animated GIFs, and memes to brighten up your mood if you’re feeling glum. When it comes to Internet memes, one…

How to Grow Your Instagram to 6-Million Followers

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Faisal Shafique is an Instagram-famous social media Guru and Entrepreneur. Having worked for years on his brand and page @fact on Instagram, he has become known in the digital space as a professional growth expert for both social media as well as entrepreneurship endeavors. Here are his top 5 lessons to impart wisdom from: 1. Interacting With…

10 Top Entrepreneurs Share How They Use Instagram to Grow Their Business

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Many business owners still don’t quite realize the power of Instagram as a tool for helping grow a business, and that’s a strategic error that is allowing their competitors to dominate them on the world’s fastest-growing social media network. In case you still need a reason for your business to be on Instagram, here are…

Increase Sales With These Tips From LinkedIn’s Top 10 Business Pages

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LinkedIn has become the world’s leading social media platform for businesses and corporate entities. Used for networking, communication, and, most important, marketing, it’s easy to see why the site has exploded over the last few years to 655 million global users. Using it successfully is a lot trickier than seeing its potential, though. Thankfully, LinkedIn…

Learn How to Name Your Company From the World’s Most Successful Brands

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Sometimes you come across the name of a company and have to do a double-take. Are they really called that? You look again and, yes, sure enough, that’s their name. Reactions like this can feel a little disruptive. Seeing an outrageous brand name is unexpected, particularly in a world where most businesses act like they’re…

6 B2B Sales Tool That Will Fill Your Funnel With Hot Leads

Undoubtedly, sales are at the core of any successful business. But are you sure that the deals you are making now are as many as you could ever make? Probably not. Your funnel might have been extremely effective so far, but if you are looking at growing even further and scale your product, then there…

How Marketers Can Gain a Massive Competitive Advantage Using Lead Forensics

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Lead Forensics is software for turbo-charged lead generation that enables you to beat the crowds and get there before your competition. It’s all about making the most out of your leads and helping to turn them into sales. It gives you the ability to transform your sales funnel and become more successful. With the ability…

This Is The Best Way To Get More Hot Sales Leads

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In today's digital world, it matters how many visitors and clicks you get, and ultimately how many of those turn into sales leads. As technology has advanced over the years, the amount of information and data that is available is astounding, and the things you can learn about the people who visit your website is…

How to Get Featured in Forbes

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I get asked all the time, "How can I get into Forbes?" As an entrepreneur, one of the most essential things you need is coverage and exposure. It's one way to really get your story out there and create brand awareness. Sure, there are quite a number of platforms out there ranging from social media…

NFL Star Dez Bryant Shares How His Humble Beginnings Fuels His Success

Dez Bryant

It was Saturday morning. I was having my first cup of coffee of the day and checking the notifications on my phone. When to my absolute surprise I had a Twitter DM from Dez Bryant. (As in the former All-Pro Dallas Cowboys wide receiver and megastar). He wanted me to come to Dallas immediately to chat at…

Some Content Creation Insights I Developed While Riding My Bike

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I have been riding a bike since I was old enough to actually able reach the pedals. The beauty of it is that not only gets you from place to place, it also provides you will a lot of time to do nothing but pedal and think. Most of the insights that I develop for…

LinkedIn Says Your CMO Needs to Know About These 5 Marketing Trends

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Let's face it, CMOs have an enormous amount on their plates. With marketing becoming more complex. It seems that a CMO's responsibilities are growing nearly every day. Keeping pace with technology and rapidly changing trends can be overwhelming at times. Even more so if you're a CMO and your company wants you to sell more with a smaller budget.…

The Upsides & Downsides Of Tying Your Brand To A Social Issue

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I saw this post a few weeks ago and dragged it onto my desktop. I have been thinking about it on and off since then and really can’t decide where I stand on this issue. Back in the day when I was in the ad agency business, this was not a common practice at all.…

How To Tell If a “Social Media Expert” Is Faking It

Social media arose quickly as a prominent way for businesses to showcase their brand. Anytime, a product or service enters into the marketplace quickly there are opportunists that move into the space and become largely self-proclaimed experts. Hence, the rise of the social media expert. Just last week I had a college senior reach out…

You’re In Sales Too Whether You Like It or Not

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I bravely walked in through the front door right past their "No Soliciting" sign and up to the front desk. It was a cold call. I felt so cool standing there with my BlackBerry 8700 in hand (later versions even had a color screen!). It was early in my previous career in the wireless industry,…