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Google Alerts is an extremely useful tool for monitoring your brand and keeping up with important information in your practice area and industry. The Google Alert tool will search the Internet for published information about the topics you’ve designated and deliver the results directly to your inbox. You have have content delivered once a day or once a week. Content can even be delivered to your inbox at a specific time of day or...

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Every situation presents an opportunity to GROW; Find it! When you FOCUS all of your ENERGY on having your life experiences be in … ALIGNMENT with your VISION for the PRESENT & your FUTURE … your experiences will begin to SUPPORT your VISION & you will GROW. Granted, this is not easy to do …. (especially when things don't appear 2 B going as expected or as hoped). However … if you consistently FOCUS on...

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~~~~Discipline~~~~~~ The conscious and intentional decision to consistently take a course of action  is what … Separates winners from losers. Creates fit bodies. Establishes strong relationships. Attracts business. Builds social brand authority. Generates revenue. Leads to the business and life of your dreams. Discipline. Are you capable of it? Does your marketing show it? Make a commitment.  Take consistent action.  Transform...

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Success online requires that you show up in the places where your ideal clients are looking for help. Thumbtack is one of these places, and we're thrilled to have a new presence on their site. Thumbtack provide a fantastic online service that matches people who are looking for specific services with companies that provide those services. Come on over and join us on Thumbtack where you can find all types of great services and read...

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Devoting the time and energy that it takes to consistently publish great content is important. Here are 7 reasons why … 1. People will begin to trust you. 2. People will want to hire you. 3. People will want to help you (often for free). 4. People will ask for your advice. 5. People will want to create joint venture programs with you. 6. People will be inspired to be their best because of you. 7. You will be able to command...

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The most important question in business is … “Will they pay for IT?” The 2nd most important question is …  “Does providing IT advance your purpose?” If you answered yes to both questions, you owe it to yourself and the people you have been called to serve to “make yourself seen.” (LL Cool J fans will get that reference – lol). However, just one answer no means … STOP. Think about the...

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As the mobile market extends its reign, Amos Winbush, III resides at the throne of backup technology.   As the saying goes, necessity is the mother of invention. So, keep reading to learn how this tech mogul went from the recording studio and record deals to saving your digital data. Getting Started It was in the midst of a fourteen-hour recording day when an iPhone blackout occurred that resulted in the loss of all Amos' contacts and...

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Dr. William R. Harvey has served as the president of Hampton University (~ alma mater of UpwardAction CEO TC Cooper ~) since 1978.   In addition to leading Hampton, he is also a successful entrepreneur who  has owned  a Pepsi Cola bottling company for 28 years (as of the date of this article).    Dr. Harvey is a native of Brewton, Alabama – where his father was a civil rights leader and entrepreneur.  He attended Talladega...

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Proclivity Media Founder and CEO, Sheldon Gilbert has created an innovative approach for using consumer data to maximize advertising.   He took a market need that was not being met and rocked it!   From Yale to Some Self-Education Mr. Gilbert taught himself how to program and used his skills to develop the core algorithm for the Proclivity platform.   As a student of molecular genetics while an undergraduate of Yale University, Mr....

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“When I see a barrier, I cry and I curse, and then I get a ladder and climb over it.”  ~John H. Johnson This attitude of determination served the founder of Johnson Publishing Company well throughout his life.  Mr. John H. Johnson is a media mogul who spent his life building businesses that continue to give African Americans a powerful and positive voice. Through media, print, and publishing, Mr. Johnson’s goal was to...

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