Is Pinterest Working For You? And Other Great Stuff…

Pinterest is a great tool for promoting yourself and your products and services – especially physical products – but how do you know if your efforts are working? Simple: use the new Pinterest Analytics tool. Social Media Examiner tells you how here: http:/...

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Get More Traffic…And Some Birthday Gifts

Hey there and welcome to your Weekend Takeaways! Traffic – we all need it to our products, services, pages, product listings…and this week’s edition focuses on ways to get more of it, starting with this excellent post from MindValley Insights on how to g...

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Detox & Profit

I had an email the other day from one of my lovely subscribers who asked me if I found my recent (enforced!) WiFi detox beneficial… The short answer is: Oh yes! OK, so the downside was having to drive miles in search of a working signal but the upside of not...

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Marketing On The Fly…And Useful Tools To Help

Hey there, This week has been interesting to say the least – but then, it always is when we’re in the wilds of Bulgaria. We come here often for a mixture of work and pleasure and each time I discover something different about this beautiful country…usual...

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Back To School For Marketers

That back to school feel is almost in the air…I know US schools have started but here in the UK we still have another couple of weeks before we’re in the September swing of things. Even if you’re not at school any more, I find I automatically think of th...

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Free Tools, Tips & Training To Make Your Life Easier

I’d like to kick off this week’s array of free tips and trainig with a fabulous free tool for finding out what content is working best for any topic or competitor, giving you that edge for both SEO and the content you then produce. It’s also good for...

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How To Take Great Pictures For Amazon

Taking great pictures for Amazon (and eBay) can really help boost your sales. Here’s an excellent training video from Cody Hawk which shares all kinds of great tips: ...

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Make Your Work Serve You…And Not The Other Way Round!

This week I’ve been thinking about my ideal work space and planning how to make mine closer to some of those ideas (although maybe the view over the ocean may have to wait!) Working from home can be tougher on you than working in any office because you tend ...

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The Laptop On The Beach

It’s the height of summer for many of us, including me, and sometimes I think we need inspiration more at this time of year than in the doldrums of winter… Especially when you’re sitting at your computer wondering what happened to that internet dream of ...

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Mistakes You Should Never Make…Online And Off

I’m writing you this from a gloriously half-empty London – or at least, that’s how it feels now everyone is lining up at airports or hitting the road for the great getaway. Meanwhile, I sit here and smile knowing that we’ll be heading off soon enough t...

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