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153 – Your Own Full-featured e-commerce Platform

Dec. 16, 2021

I was a little skeptical of an inexpensive “shopping cart” program because I have been burned before – with WordPress plugins that were hard to configure, difficult to use and a few that were unsupported and unreliable. Thi…

152 – Here’s Everything you Need!

Sept. 23, 2021

I remember when the first CRM system I used cost a one time charge of $30 – now it is more along the lines of $200 - $500 per month! Some of the more popular systems I am referring to include Pipedrive, Salesmate, Zoho, Clic…

151 – Improve Your Headlines

Sept. 16, 2021

If you have studied marketing for any period of time, you will know that the headline of your webpage or promotional material and the subject line of your emails is the most important element of your marketing. Why? Because …

150 - Chat with Your Prospects

Sept. 2, 2021

I do have a simple “chat” widget on my websites that allow people to give me their contact information and ask questions and I am able to both automate responses to the most common questions they may have or I can reply to t…

149 - Meme and Schedule

Aug. 26, 2021

These are two related tools that I am currently using for an upcoming event. One is a social media tool that will allow you to create memes or images with text on them and the other is a companion program that will allow you…

148 – Scan and Promote!

Aug. 12, 2021

*** PLEASE NOTE : I CAN NO LONGER RECOMMEND "QR-CODE GENERATOR" FOR THE FOLLOWING REASONS: They automatically added me to the 14 Day Free trial (which I was fine with) and then instead of reverting me to their free option, c…

147 - Simulate a Video in your Email

Aug. 5, 2021

You can't put a video itself into an email, so instead, the usual process is to have a static "still" image that people can click on that takes them to the video, but the closest thing to having an actual video embedded int…

146 - Show Your Appreciation!

July 29, 2021

I really like this idea and although I have seen similar programs, I like what this service offers and I think the pricing is very fair. It is a "gift service" designed to build customer loyalty and appreciation. There produ…

145 - Shorter, Cleaner, and Slicker Videos!

July 15, 2021

I don’t know if you have tried creating a video course or promotional videos, but even at their best, there are pauses and transitions that you really wish weren’t there. I was introduced to this online video editing softwar…

144 - Business in the Palm of Your Hand!

July 8, 2021

I have been holding off on mentioning this software – not because is isn’t good, but because it is so good that I really want to do it justice. I am in the entertainment business, but if you are in any service-based business…

143 - Got a Course?

July 1, 2021

Online learning is HOT! Right now people are accustomed to online presentations and online learning. What used to be a $350 BILLION dollar industry has DOUBLED this year alone! This e-learning platform is so good, so useful…

142 - Keep track of your Industry, your competition, and more!

June 24, 2021

In my book “ON YOUR OWN, BUT NOT ALONE: 50 FREE and Low-Cost Resources for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses!” I dedicated and entre chapter to the benefits of Google applications – many of which are better than commercial…

141 - A Zapier Alternative (Get your Programs to Talk to Each Other)

June 17, 2021

This is an alternative to Zapier. If you are not familiar with Zapier, it is a service that allows you to integrate one software, program, tool, or service with another. For example, when you add a new contact to your Custom…

140 - Check and Verify

June 10, 2021

So you want to try reaching out to a new company contact but don’t have their email address and can’t locate it (maybe the gatekeeper won’t reveal that email address to you), then you may have to take a guess at what their e…

139 - Need Leads?

June 3, 2021

Want to get people to spread the word about your company? Want to get leads for your business? -- Have a contest and give away a grand prize! It could be anything of value — an iPad, a “Dinner for Two” — maybe even a produ…

138 - Need a Catchy Business Name?

May 27, 2021

If you are going to be branding your company with a name, you are going to be living with it for awhile and want it to be a name that is catchy, easy to remember, and is something you won’t want to have to change later. Chan…

137 - Professionally Packaged Presentations

May 20, 2021

If you ever needed professionally packaged CD’s or DVD’s — either as promotional items or as a product and you don’t want to have to order 500 of them at a time — you're going to love this service that will produce a profess…

136 – From Webinar to the Written Word

May 13, 2021

Most people don’t realize that if they have a webinar, a course, a training or a speech, they are sitting on a goldmine! It is not difficult to take those audios or videos and turn them into a powerful report or even a physi…

135 - Get your Message Out There!

May 6, 2021

I was told about this program from a Mastermind group that I attended, and it’s a free way to legally improve your website or your blog rankings and get the word out about your product or services – and it’s simple to use. N…

134 - Want to get rid of the Background?

April 29, 2021

There are many instances where I want to put the image of a product or person on a different background in flyers, on business cards, on websites or just simply remove the background in the image itself and see just the imag…

133 - Are Your Emails Getting Through?

April 22, 2021

Emails are “fleeting” documents. Once they are opened, unless it is something that someone wants to take action on at that exact moment, it risks never being seen or thought of again. But that statement just applies to email…

132 – Shorten That Link!

April 15, 2021

Why would you need a URL "shortener"? If you want to include a webpage that has a LONG URL into an email or text, it would be unsightly and hard if people had to somehow “type” it out or write it down. Also, if you are posti…

131 - An Entirely FREE Lead Magnet System!

April 9, 2021

One way to build your list is to create a “Lead Magnet” – something of value that pertains to your product or service so that prospects will give you their contact information in exchange for information that they consider v…

130 – What Kind of Quiz Taker Are You?

April 1, 2021

If you are familiar with Amy Porterfield, Ryan Levesque or Neil Patel, you may be familiar with how each of them recommends the power of using quizzes in your marketing. It’s a great way to engage prospects, encourages them …