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  • 05 Apr 2017
    Maybe you have succeeded in turning a great idea into an existing business – that is a step in the right direction – but if people do not get people to purchase your product or service, then you do not really have anything. Sales are what validate a business; it is the reason that every business is established. So what happens when your business is running low on sales? It could be for any number of reasons: maybe your marketing campaign is focusing on the wrong people,is obsolete or you are employing the wrong strategies, maybe your product/service is not solving a problem the populace needs solved or there is too much competition within your industry. You should first know that you are not the only one in this boat; there are many other entrepreneurs who cut a frustrated figure throughout 2016 for this same reason. So, here are a few ways you can squeeze out more sales in 2017, ensuring your business’s survival. 1. Word of mouth lead generation No method of lead generation is as organic as word of mouth referrals by your customers. This is because the people to whom they are talking to about your business are family, friends or colleagues. They already have a trust connection with these people making them more open to listening to what your customer has to tell them and more open to checking out your business. Ask your customers to refer you; if you do not, you are likely leaving a lot of money on the table. Of course, you have to first ensure that your products or services are worth the trouble of your customers and that you have established a good relationship with them before you ask for referrals from them. You might get some no’s, but you will find that the results you get from the customers who do refer you to their family and friends will more than compensate for those who did not. 2. Take your business on the road Even if your word of mouth referrals are bringing in leads, you cannot rest on your laurels because you could be doing better. You do not always have to wait for the business to come to you. Seek out opportunities to show case your business to people and organizations that your customers cannot reach. Courine’s Cuisine, a company touted for making some of the best naturally prepared sauce recipes, earlier this year travelled all the way to the West Coast for the 2016 Emmy Awards. They went along with a truck full of gift bags of their products to. I am sure you can guess why. An A-list event with attended by celebrities and hundreds of TV and social media stars, is an opportunity for publicity that should never be ignored. Find out where popular events will take place throughout the year 2017 and start now to apply to showcase your products or give out gift bags of your product offering at these events. 3. Leverage upsells effectively Always look for ways to offer customers more value for more money. Try to get them to buy other products from you or to buy an upgraded version of the product or service they want to purchase. How many times have you purchased a drink just because the person at the counter asked you, “Will you like a Coke to go along with that?”You will find that your customers will be willing to spend more than they initially planned if you offer them something complementary to go with their purchase or a discount after their initial purchase. Such customers are viable prospects for repeat business and referrals to generate more leads for your business. 4. Incorporate videos in your social media adverts If you have been throwing money away on SEO, advertising and other services, it may to be time to consider social media platforms. They are the most cost effective tools for advertising your business and boosting sales. Come up with engaging and valuable video content for your marketing campaign, post them on social media sites and pages and use them for your social media ads. Video is the highest converting content format due to its unique ability to engage both the visual and audio senses of your audience. Studies suggest that adding a video to a landing page can increase conversion rate by 80%, while a video in an email increases click-through rate by 200 – 300%. For those who are concerned about the reach of their video marketing content,92% of mobile video consumers share videos with others, 75% of online video viewers have interacted with an online video ad this month and 52% of marketing professionals name video as the type of content with the best return on investment (ROI). 5. Always exceed expectations Exceeding customer expectation is one trick that never fails. It could be anything from delivering a product to your customer earlier than the stated delivery time, doing small consulting jobs for customers free or connecting them to people who need their business. These little things will help you to retain your most loyal and high paying customers. Also, your customers may unconsciously begin to develop a feeling of disdain towards your competition – which is a good sign.  
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  • 23 Aug 2017
    The internet has made our lives easier and highly convenient. Now you can do any kinds of work from your home. You do not need to move an inch and your work will be done in no time at all. Whether you are looking for banking services or hotel booking, booking flights or looking for a holiday destination, buying products or exchanging info, everything is available on the internet. With the coming of the internet, various businesses have also gained momentum. It has become easier to make a search engines for cheap hotels through the Internet. With one click, you can reach out to the global audience and make the right kinds of exposures for your business. This is the reason that online marketing has become so very popular and it is showing great results as well. The travel, tourism and hotel industry are also gaining greatly from the coming of the internet. With the help of online hotel booking engine, making bookings for various hotels has become an extremely easy and time saving affair. These booking engines are extremely helpful for personal use as well as for businesses. If your search engines for cheap hotels company is arranging for a business trip, it is quite obvious that it has to arrange for the right kinds of accommodation facilities for the employees as well. With the help of a booking engine, the process of hotel booking becomes simplified to a great extent. Again, if you are planning a family vacation and you are looking for the best accommodation facilities, you can refer to a website that enlists the best hotels in the place and book hotels right from there via the online booking engine. It might seem that the online hotel booking engine is important and beneficial only for people looking for hotel accommodation facilities. Search engines for cheap hotels this is extremely useful for the hoteliers as well. With the help of this system, direct sales of the hotel increases by quite a great amount. Customers do not need to book rooms in hotels via travel agents who ask for commission from the hotel. Booking via the online engine means that the booking is done directly to the hotel without the involvement of any third party member. With the coming of the online hotel booking engine, all these issues have gone completely. The internet has made our lives easier and highly convenient. Now you can do any kinds of work from your home. You do not need to move an inch and your work will be done in no time at all. Whether you are looking for banking services or hotel booking, booking flights or looking for a holiday destination, buying products or exchanging info, everything is available on the internet. With the coming of the internet, various businesses have also gained momentum. It has become easier to make an international presence through the Internet.
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  • 06 May 2017
    By now, you're probably aware of at least some of the benefits that the internet can offer people that connect to it. You can shop for great deals without stepping foot outside, and you can easily perform research on any topic you can think of, just to name two things. You can also use the internet as a major form of entertainment. If you had some reservations about signing up in the past, maybe unlimited satellite internet can change your mind. Now might be a great time to join the high quality internet party.Why satellite internet over other internet service providers like cable or DSL? The main reason is that with satellite service, you get what you want and how you want it. Cable and DSL don't quite operate the same way. If you want cable, for example, you may have to sign up for an expensive cable TV package that could include a bunch of programming that you may never even watch. If you want DSL, you have to have a phone line installed and in use, and if you don't they may make you sign up for an expensive package. It's a bit deceptive when you think about it, but it's how they can stay competitive.Satellite internet, on the other hand, is only in the business of internet connections, so you don't have to mess around with all that other stuff. Because of that, it's really surprisingly affordable in the end. And it's not like it's an inferior connection. It's quite the opposite in fact, as it is classified as a broadband connection. You'll be able to enjoy everything you can enjoy with cable and DSL if you use satellite service.So how can you join the party? You can see if you're friends is hosting one soon or you can even try starting it yourself. You can start off by downloading the appropriate music. There are a variety of places you can buy MP3s that suit your tastes, like Amazon.com or iTunes. You'll be able to sample what you'd be buying and you would be downloading a high quality version of your chosen song. If you go the illegal route and pirate your music, you may end up with a low quality copy. And it's not like you'd be overpaying. You often pay less than a dollar for unlimited usage of the song you want. Not too shabby. The download will be fast too with a satellite internet connection.A party isn't complete without inviting over some friends. Just log onto Face book and make an announcement for all your contacts to see. The party will be at your place, but tell them to bring their own drinks, unless of course you've got the spending cash to finance it yourself.After a fun night of partying, you'll no doubt have taken plenty of pictures to show for it. The next thing you can do is log on to Face book once again. You'll have no trouble uploading all your pictures and video with your speedy and reliable satellite internet connection. If you're party was fun, your friends may be talking about it for months.See how Hughes net unlimited satellite internet service can help you get the party started. There has never been a better time to sign up for unlimited satellite internet than now.
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  • 29 Jun 2017
    In the online age, numbers of websites are jumping into the fray every day to grab a hefty chunk of e-commerce. Unfortunately, many of them fail to reach their goals. Proper business planning is a key to excel in entrepreneurship. Research work is an integral component to launch any successful venture. It includes identifying target groups and laying out solid strategy to maximize their reach. Succeeding in online commerce is no exception. In the matter of attracting more and more webpage visitors, best local seo company for Google plays a vital role in the site's rank popularity in top search engines like Google and Bing. Here lies the importance of Search Engine Optimization consultants who can apply Midas touch to the sites to pole-vault their web page ranking. You should keep in mind about availing the service of SEO experts' right from the conceptualizing of your web presence. If you bear this initial investment then the future will firmly establish your online identity and business promotion. Expert SEO consultants can add 'wow' effect to the site's optimization soon after its birth. However, it cannot be denied that there are many of them who make tall best local seo company for Google in this field. But their wayward performance underlines their poor industry knowledge. If suitable graphics and proper information constitute the base of a new website, after that, web-page rank optimizing service enables it to get noticed in the crowd of other sites. To grab the limelight right from the beginning, there are certain basic but vital steps to be followed in website optimization. If all the on-page SEO elements can be inserted into the web page within few months of its going online, then it proves to be highly effective as it is cached with optimization friendly components like title, description, Meta data, Google analytics codes etc. If this simple step can be successfully done even before prominent search engines like Google and Bing crawl it, then it will prove to be highly effective strategy for website promotion. Studying competitor websites and researching on strong keywords lay the base of on-page optimization phase. For new sites, it is recommended to make a list of several keywords and zoom on 6-8 of them. Moreover, using long-tail keywords show better results. Apart from inserting the Meta details, Site Map generation and management should also be kept in mind to attract strong online traffic. After completion of the on-page works, the optimization consultants generally wait for maximum one month for the online pages to be crawled by Google. As soon as the crawling occurs for the first time, the off-page phase commences. Apart from article and Blog management, pay-per-click (PPC) advertisements form important ingredients of this stage. In the broader sense, PPC campaign is part of Search Engine Marketing (SEM). SEM consultants ensure to generate revenues for the websites through planned campaigns like Google Ad Sense. We can briefly say that the fruits of Search Engine Optimization can be relished even after the work ends. On the other hand, revenue generation through clicks ceases its function once best local seo company for Google campaign is closed down. So, both the on-page and off-page works play important roles in popularizing any website.
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Health 55 views Apr 21, 2017
Addiction Are Gone: God Gave Me a Sober living and Halfway hous

In an earlier post I suggested that anybody who is depressed absolutely MUST develop some sort of reason to live. Ideally, you create a master plan that revolves around a goal that you really want. When depressed it is difficult to do anything creative, but presuming you are seeking treatment, you need to boost yourself along your path to wellness.
Literally create the plan to get you onto some type of mission in life. If you need help, pray for help and it will come. Pray the letters H E L P and help will come, you must believe this. If you have demons like I used to, depression, anxiety, addiction--it can all be swept away if you can embark on a mission who you believe is for God. God gave me an incredible vision, a total almost inexplicable gift, in life after I climbed up from the depths of a 10 year depression which led to addiction.
I bagged a 20 year career on Wall Street to do something that would hopefully help others. At first, the only thing I could think of after treatment was to start a sober living and Halfway house. Nothing too fancy, but just a really nice house that people would be comfortable in and where they could start pulling their lives together. Having been through the cycle of being knocked out by depression and getting stuck in the cycle of trying to use drugs and alcohol to feel better, I thought I could help others who were going through similar problems.
Long story short, I had a partner, we were successful, we opened a second house and before I knew it the guy had relapsed and smoked about $60,000 all up through a little 3-inch glass pipe behind my back -- while he went to AA meetings and managed the other house and played my best friend all the way until the end. That hurt. It was no way to end my first business in sobriety (dead broke too). Everything really MUST happen for a reason, I just can't help thinking now, however.
I prayed and prayed and prayed and I swear to you one day I woke up with a crystal clear vision about building a resource website that was like the mini Google of the recovery world. The idea would begin with a website organized to search for sober living homes nationwide that would attract both guests searching for houses, and bring in houses that would pay to be on the site. This was to be my new mission in life and has been -- and has kept me so busy and fulfilled I can't tell you.
So "stage one" of the big picture is now a reality -- the entrepreneurial project I have been working on for 18 months finally launched in October 2010. We have amassed the largest database of sober livings and halfway houses anywhere, and we have as of this writing in December 2010 about 4000 houses input. We have input them with our company's name in the search boxes so that we can keep track of how many people we refer to each house, so that we can use that information to spark a house manager's interest.
Rather than me ramble on about it, as proud as I am, if you have ever wanted to see what sober livings look like, one of the differences between our site and others who have gone before is that we offer a very visual look at each house, so the guest can get a "feeling" about that house --making it easier to make that all important call to a house manager. Now we have to get the word out to sober living managers and treatment centers in the country, I could use your help. Please visit the site and refer anybody in the recovery world who deals with drug and alcohol treatment or problems to the site. Stop on by for a visit and have a look at our site, read the blog, and send anyone who needs help to soberlivingsearch.com or post the site's address for the benefit of others! Thanks ever so much for your time, and May God bless you today and every day.
My name is Thomas Rees and I have chosen to dedicate the rest of my life to building a site that I pray will eventually be a valuable resource for professionals and laymen alike -- if you have a question and it relates to addiction, drugs, alcohol, mood disorders, dual diagnosis, an ask the doctor section and so much more. It will start with the largest pictorial sober living search database in the US to get us some traffic, and that is functional at [http://www.soberlivingsearch.com]. Sober living is such a critical step in the drug and alcohol treatment and recovery process and it is often misunderstood and ill-perceived. In fact, the foundation to staying sober can be built at a sober living. The site is fully functional with blog and other resources. It helps people get over the fear of sober living because it shows you the house and even a picture of the manager. Comfort=probability of joining a house. It’s the best step you can take in recovery. Sober living managers need to check out this coming dynamo of a site!
You can find my personal blog Depression, Anxiety, and Addiction at http://floridarecoverygroup.com/ . If someone in your family has a mood disorder or a possible addiction, you should find the blog very helpful. I'm not selling anything but honesty.