Graphic Design Outsourcing: How To Do It Right

One proven way to save time, money and frustration as you build your business is to outsource as much work as possible to skilled, but cost-effective, specialists. For example, web designers, writers, programmers, accounts, finance…

How To Make Friday Your Busiest Day

Friday is my busiest day. Most folks power down and go into weekend mode. Not here! Ask yourself, ‘why do I go down a gear on Friday?’, ‘How does this benefit my career?’ Ok, let’s be honest. We do this because others do it. Right? This is a high-risk way to manage your career. You’re letting others determine how you behave. And it damages your career in many, many ways. Here’s an alternative approach.

How To Write Proposals That Get Accepted By Difficult Evaluators

What’s your success ratio with proposals? 25% is the average. Very few get over 50%. I help government agencies to evaluate proposals. Most bids that come across my desk make the same errors, use the same flawed strategies and are never accepted. And the next time, they repeat the same mistake. Here are some ways […]

Facebook v LinkedIn For Lead Generation

I’ve started to use my social networks more strategically rather than adopting a ‘shotgun approach’. In other words, I try to leverage each site by seeing the opportunities it offers and then using these. Recently, I’ve started to shift away from Facebook and moved to LinkedIn.

How to create a Social Media budget

The terms social media and social networking have been tossed around for quite some time now, but businesses are struggling with how to implement these strategies in their budgets.  How much is too much, how much is too little?  There are many factors on how to plan a budget, and the same goes for social […]

How To Find A Second Reason To Do Anything Important

When should I start my business? When will I have all the information I need to begin? Answer? Never. You have to start with what you have. In this video, I share an observation that Rajesh Setty made about getting started in business. You don’t always need to have 4 legs to make a table; […]

How to Create Friend Lists in Facebook

You can organize your friends into different lists in Facebook. For example, you can have a list of family, close friends, tech friends, school friends. Why should I do this? The advantage of lists is that you can find your Facebook friends that little bit faster. Also, if you plan to use Facebook for business, […]

How to add a Flickr Slideshow to your WordPress Blog

You can add a Flickr Slideshow to your Wordpress Blog using this single line of code. All you need to do this is a Flickr account, the tag you want to use and you’re done. That’s it. Here’s how to create the slideshow.

20 Case Study Writing Tutorials

Twenty articles to get you started with your case study writing. It’s all here. Case Study methodology, SWOT, grounded theory, interviewing SME, Media Kit, Marketing Plans, how to promote your products and services, raise its market profile, and construct, format, design and publish your document.

How To Use Case Studies To Position Your Business

How can you position your business in a crowded market? Case studies are an effective way to demonstrate your expertise, provide insights, and attract new leads. Let’s see how it works. How To Use Case Studies To Position Your Business How do you justify the expense of writing case studies? Well, it must show that […]

How to Write a Medical Case Study

In this tutorial, we look at how to write a case study for a medical product or service. The most effective case studies on medical products are 500 to 800 words and focus on how the product improves the treatment of patients. Success stories on how the product increased productivity, saved money, improved regulatory compliance […]

10 Simple Case Study Writing Tips

What’s the hardest thing about writing a case study? What I’ve seen is that, while the writing is easy, those involved in the writing process often don’t know what’s required of them. They want to help, but how? For example, the technical guys may not be able to explain the technicalities to the business analyst, […]

How to Write Short Case Studies to Generate Leads

Marketing is about credibility. The more people trust your brand, the more likely they’ll buy your products. Seems true, right? One way to increase the credibility of your marketing is to let satisfied customers ‘promote’ your products for you. Case studies are ideal for this. You can use them as stand-alone advertising tools or embed them into your media kit to increase their lead-generating power.

Facebook: The Quickest Way To Get More Fans

Ask. That’s it. If you want more Facebook fans, ask people to connect. But, here’s Catch 22. You have to ask in the right way. Asking strangers doesn’t work. Here’s how I do it. Facebook: the Quickest Way To Get More Fans I run twelve Facebook pages and this seems to work best. To get […]

6 Business Case Study Writing Tactics

This is part one of a ten-part series on how to profit from case study writing. Let’s start! Brochures and other promotional materials have their place in the sales process, but for building relationships that win the hearts and minds of prospects, try case studies – they are much more effective because they offer quantifiable […]