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Supercharge your Sales Process!

Supercharge Your Sales Process by creating a consistent stream of ideal prospects by harnessing the power of assessment marketing Wouldn't you like to be growing your email list and inspire prospects to say yes to your offer? It's more challenging than ever before....

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We took Social Media 1 1/2 to Regina!

Social Media now connects people across the globe. I love to make new connections that turn into friends. One such connection led to us helping launch their agency in their new city. That's how we took Social Media 1 1/2 to Regina! My friend Kaayla and I met through a...

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6th Anniversary very special deals!

This week we celebrated our 6th Anniversary Meetup! Neil Godin and I started back in 2010 with our Social Media Challenge and we thought it would be great to celebrate by offering you some very special deals from some of our Meetup members. Monday's Meetup was another...

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Social Media 1 1/2 comes to Regina!

Does Social Media Really Work? We hear this question again and again and the answer is - if it's done right then the answer is a huge YES!. But, it can feel like a risky proposition to change your marketing strategy away from what you’ve always known. You have to...

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What’s your R.O.R.?

With the launch of the new Eddie the Eagle Movie. I though it would be fun to revisit this blog written in March 2013 and just see how my ROR or Return on Relationship has been developing From the original blog - Someone commented on how much time it must have taken...

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How to excel in Social Media Marketing in 2016

With 2015 an already distant memory. The question remains - How do you excel in social media marketing in 2016? That is a great question my friends. Here's a few things we know for sure - people still like to do business with people that they know, like and trust! It...

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Let’s do life together – 2016 style

2016 is here and I'm thinking - Let's do life together - 2016 style! We all know the value of Social Media - the wonder of discovering the news of a birth or celebrating an anniversary, There are sad moments too, and the messages you can receive can make the darkest...

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Social Media marketing success story!

Don't you just love to hear a Social media marketing success story? ; This Christmas tree is from a farm called Pine Meadows Tree Farms, and about 4 years ago, I gave a keynote to a nonprofit conference. One fellow at the end came up to me and said, "My son needs to...

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#DoitforEllen!

Hey folks! We're super pumped for our last Meetup of 2015! It's on December 7th at the NY Grill and rather than a speaker we have arranged a FUNdraising event called #DoitforEllen. Each year we do one FUNdraising event of our own. Last year we ran one of our Social...

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A special Monday Motivation Message from Sandi Krakowski

It's an honour to have our first guest presenter on our business daily motivation video series. I've been following Sandi for many years, after clicking on one of her facebook ads in my newsfeed. In 2012 I travelled to Orlando to attend her Social Media GPS bootcamp...

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Thanksgiving reflections

Thanksgiving reflections 2015 Here in Canada it's Thanksgiving. A time to be thankful for the harvest and for family and friends. My wife loves to decorate our home and of course pumpkins make their way onto our front deck. But there's three objects that I keep in my...

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How do you Motivate yourself on a Monday morning?

It's Monday Morning already - how do you motivate yourself? Debbie and I had the honour to listen to some of Canada's sporting greats last Friday at the Vancouver Club. Life and Leadership 2015 was hosted by our good friend and client Duncan Robinson from Wimbleton...

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Why we changed the name of our Facebook Page

You may have noticed we changed the name of our facebook page. Working with my coach Sandi Krakowski, we've been remodelling the way we do business for the future. Part of that whole re-examination is around personal branding. People I believe like to do business with...

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11 year anniversary blog

Lots of reasons to stop and be grateful today. Grateful for our freedom, grateful that today was my Dad's birthday and grateful for 11 years of business success. Here's my 11th year anniversary blog. 9/11 2001 - I was driving back from Birmingham. We'd just placed the...

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The recipe for an outstanding fall marketing campaign

Ready for fall? Here's a recipe for an outstanding fall marketing campaign Here in Canada - our kids go back to school this week and there's a change in the air for sure. We know fall is just around the corner, and with that follows the all important Christmas season...

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September – back to school for business!

Don't you just love September? For us it's like back to school for business! Here at our office we're excited to see the leaves beginning to turn into those autumn colours and see families get back into a routine of school and fall activities. It's a new season with...

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Never underestimate the power of a connection!

One tweet was all it took - never under estimate the power of a connection Over three years ago I got a tweet from a @kattstearns via my good friend Matt Astifan at Webfriendly. Katt was new to town and he thought we 'd be a good connection for each other - were we...

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How often do you take some time for yourself?

Time flies, stuff happens - how often do you take some time for yourself? Summer is on the wane, soon it'll be back to school craziness and then fall! Has the summer flown by for you? If you're anything like me, you spend so much time serving others, quite often time...

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How to find new local customers using Instagram marketing

Have you mastered finding new local customers using Instagram Marketing as your strategy? While I was travelling last week, I was monitoring my various social channels, especially Instagram  - there's no question this is the hottest platform out there right now. I was...

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The best paid job on earth!

Have you come across the best paid job on earth? After having spent the whole week speaking and inspiring an awesome group of campers and their leaders, I've discovered what I consider to be the best paid job on earth! And the rate of pay is absolutely zero! The joy...

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How we turned our business around 180 degrees! #TBT

There are times in life when an event or tragedy happens and it turns you around 180 degrees and catapults you into overdrive! #TBT - throw/back/Thursday - July 2012, Pines Bible Camp, Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada - an event happened that would not only...

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