The Secret

I’m sure you’ve heard about "The Secret" by now… (for more, go to www.thesecret.tv) I’ve been applying the Secret to my own life for a long time, but not truly consciously – that’s all going to change now… 🙂

I had seen pieces of the DVD before and interviews of the ‘stars’ on Oprah, etc., but as I watched the whole program last week, I was stunned to hear so many things that Tony Robbins has been teaching f-o-r-e-v-e-r (I bought my first Tony Robbin’s program when I was 19, so I know) woven throughout the program.
But what was REALLY interesting to me is that I KNOW all this stuff and I BELIEVE it, so unconsciously I’ve been living it – but now – holy cow – watch out world because I’m going to start being super-conscious of implementing it into my own life. I’ll keep you posted on what happens!

7 Quick Ways to Content For Your Ezine

Ever sit down to write an article for your ezine and be at a loss as to what to say? It happens to the best of us, so I thought I’d share some of the ways that I get unstuck when that happens to me.

1. Offer Your Client Success Stories
You’ll see me implement this idea fairly often, where I’ll share a common struggle among my private clients and offer some solutions. You can take this a level deeper and offer a ‘case study’ of a specific client who had a specfic challenge that you helped solve and turn that into an article for your ezine.

2. Pick 3 of Your Most FAQs
Something I also encourage my clients to do is continually ask their target market what it wants help with. As you do this, over time, you’ll see a common thread of frequently asked questions from your readers. Highlight three or so of those in an article with your solutions.

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Getting Started Online the Easy Way

On two different teleseminars this week, the same question was asked:

"Where do I start? With an ezine, a website, a blog, or what?"

The answer is – it depends. It depends on where you are at in your business building efforts. But after hearing this question asked often enough, I think there’s something else going on ~ a request for a simple way to understand how all the pieces fit together. So, here goes:

First, you want to have a clearly defined target market, and be offering solutions to the problems that market wants solved. Then follow the steps below to leverage your time in reaching them with your offers.

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Playing in the snow…

Chloe and I finally got a chance to play in the snow for a bit, and even though she had a bit of a tough time managing in the snowsuit when trying to build a snowman, she seemed to really love sledding down the little hill in our backyard… 🙂

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