Warning! Atlanta Web Designer Spills the Shocking Truth about Getting on the First Page of Google and Why Most Businesses Are Clueless.


 

They say the Internet is a giant cash machine and that anyone with a laptop and an idea can make it big.

HA!

It takes real work and mad skills to pull it off and I’m sorry, but, not just anyone can do it.

It takes dedication, determination, and commitment to something that just won’t show any results for a while unless you have some cash to invest in marketing, and do everything the right way.

Which brings me to business owners.

and listen to me when I say this …

You are living in a dream world!

You are being sold on social media, and inbound marketing and you think you can do it and make a lot of money.

Now, it’s true … there are significant returns available if you do it right.

But …

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Building Your Online Presence – It Takes Time and Patience

Patience takes a long time

A couple of weeks ago I was visiting a bookstore and saw this message stone on the ground, “Patience takes a long time”.  Great saying for the crappy week I was having – it was crappy because I was totally out of patience and annoyed with everything I was doing.

What was I doing? Setting up accounts for social media, web servers, domains, WordPress, email, etc. and ALL of it was taking A LOT  longer than I expected – which pissed me off to no end. [Read more…]

The Future of Internet Marketing

The Future of Internet Marketing - Predictions for Success

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The Mayan calendar ends on December 21st, 2012. There are many who believe that in one way or another this will be the end of the world as we know it.

For those of us who make our living online, and for our clients, and every business actually, the end of the world as we know it has already taken place.

April 24th, 2012 – the day the Internet changed forever

The end of the world as we know it was named Panda in and Penguin.

The significance of these names is not that they are both black and white animals that start with the letter P. No, the significance is [Read more…]

Right Brain Left Brain Dominance – Presenting Based On Your Customers Brain Dominance

Right Brain Left Brain Dominance

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I ALWAYS love to give great presentations and am constantly looking for ways to make my presentations even better! That means, they educate and entertain in the way that is a perfect fit for my customers. I’ve presented everything from garage doors to payroll services, and Internet Strategies to individuals, Small Business owners, Committees and Fortune 500 companies since I was 16.  Some presentations were bad, really bad, and some were so great, I left with a check in hand.

While growing my businesses and presenting my products I decided to further my degree in social psychology, understanding people, their behaviors, thoughts, and feelings, it goes right along with my profession and my inherent desire to understand people. One topic in particular, left and right brain dominance, absolutely fascinated me. I quickly realized I could learn a lot about a person just by looking at them and listening to them talk, even over the phone. And then I thought, I could use this in my presentations! [Read more…]

What is Inbound Marketing?

Inbound Marketing

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For the last 5 or 6 years Bloggers and Internet Marketers have been trying to identify the best ways to make money online.  What they have found to be the most effective has developed a name:

Inbound Marketing.

If you are wondering what inbound marketing is and how you can make use of it, you have come to the right place! I am going to give you everything you need to know in order to start strategizing how you can use inbound marketing.

First, so that you can truly understand, let’s talk about marketing for a minute. [Read more…]