2 Keys to Marketing & Sales

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Donna Ward

Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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Marketing and SalesStarting your own business does lead to marketing and selling.

And if you are anything like most of us, you may struggle with how to let others know what you do without sounding like a used car salesman.

Getting your information out there can be frustrating and sometimes a bit uncomfortable

  • Which usually results in very few clients and less income then you had hoped for.

Because what often happens is as you try to step up and stand out, you feel the
tightening around your throat and a dryness in your mouth when you hear that
fateful question you know is coming, “What do you do?”

These are 2 Keys that can increase your successes and your income.

Key #1 – Get Intentional

You are always marketing your business, which means you’re trying to poke into your prospect’s consciousness.

What happens when you decide to be on purpose in your business? Read more

Niche Marketing Strategy

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Donna Ward

Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/images/view_photog.php?photogid=1757Having an Internet niche marketing strategy research is essential, if you want to be successful.

When you do your niche marketing strategy research use these key factors, you will be ahead of your competition, get more visibility, credibility and profitibility – and ultimately you will make more revenue (that’s more money!) for your business.

1. What is your own connection to this niche market? Read more

Finding the Right Keyword and Phrase for your Blog

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Donna Ward

Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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Search engines are the vehicles that drive potential
customers to your blog or site.

But in order for visitors to reach their destination – your blog –
you need to provide them with specific and effective signs that will
direct them right to your site. You do this by creating
carefully chosen keywords.

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Make Sure Your Email Messages Are Being Delivered

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Donna Ward

Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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Less than 10% of your subscribers might actually be reading your email messages. Scary, but true. Some of that is your subject lines, some is your relationship, but some… is that the spam-bots are blocking your delivery. Not cool.

Let’s face it, with spam filters and other delivery problems, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to get your messages through to the very people who have requested them.

So, above everything else, you’ve got to make sure your messages are being delivered. There are a variety of things you can do, but the one thing I want to mention here is simply this: check your spam score before sending out any email to your lists.

I use e-Filtrate and the built in Spam Assassin check at Aweber.com. Both of these allow Read more