This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.
2901, 2011

Networking in the sky. How to turn a seat mate into a good connection.

By |January 29th, 2011|Entrepreneurs, Lead generation, Networking, Small business ideas, Smart tips, Uncategorized|

Today I flew to Houston on Southwest, one of my favorite airline brands. I was escaping the invasion of pirates in Tampa Bay. I live in a high rise and on Saturday my balcony will […]

501, 2011

How I earned the #1 spot on Google

By |January 5th, 2011|Biz development, Blogging, Lead generation, Online marketing, SEO, search engine optimization, Small budget/big ideas, Uncategorized, Writing|

My wish list for the Branding Diva is fairly simple: make my projected profit numbers, live a high standard life, beat most of my opponents in tennis, have fun, stay healthy and earn the #1 […]

211, 2010

Are you missing a great opportunity magnet?

By |November 2nd, 2010|Branding, Lead generation, Networking, Personal branding, Reinvention, Uncategorized|

That all depends on whether you’ve given much thought to and taken action on  your personal brand.

I interviewed my buddy and fellow personal branding expert, Dan Schawbel, for his insight on the this powerful business […]

2810, 2010

Does your business card scream “I’m broke, clueless or stuck in 1980″?

By |October 28th, 2010|B2B marketing, B2C marketing, Branding, Design, How to be distinct, Lead generation, Small budget/big ideas, Small business ideas, Smart tips, Uncategorized|

Tuesday I attended a networking event. I met many interesting entrepreneurs and business professionals. I was also blown away by the number of butt-ugly, unprofessional and down right cheesy business cards that were passed out.

If […]

1910, 2010

How social media can generate sales. 5 avenues to new customers.

By |October 19th, 2010|Customer relations, Facebook, Lead generation, Sales, Small budget/big ideas, Social media, Social media monitoring, Twitter, Uncategorized|

According to a recent survey by Pew Research, the commercial use of the Internet among Americans continues to grow: 58% of US adults say they conduct research online about products and services, up from the […]

2309, 2010

Friends & other nice people can be crooks too

By |September 23rd, 2010|Biz development, Lead generation, Marketing professional services, Marketing to women, Networking, Small budget/big ideas, Small business ideas, Smart tips, Uncategorized|

There should be a new song, “Who let the moochers out” because they are everywhere. They are friends which are the worst kind, because they manipulate you, because they are your friend. And then there […]

1009, 2010

Food pushers, product pests and hard-selling smotherers.

By |September 10th, 2010|Customer loyalty, Customer relations, Lead generation, Luxury goods, Sales, Uncategorized|

All annoying,  all unnecessary, even if you work on commission.

My good buddy, international sales guru Jeffrey Gitomer said it best, “People don’t likes to be sold, but, they like to buy.”

You know who I’m talking […]

3107, 2010

Relationship marketing worth more than direct selling?

By |July 31st, 2010|Biz development, Direct marketing, Lead generation, Networking, ROI, Small business ideas, Smart tips, Social media, Uncategorized|

In today’s business world, networking is all the rage, everyone is communicating via some sort of social media platform, joining groups and forums of one kind or the other.  So much energy that used to […]

2107, 2010

Assertive marketing, strategic networking or sleazy SPAM?

By |July 21st, 2010|B2B marketing, B2C marketing, Direct marketing, Email marketing, Lead generation, Networking, Sales, Uncategorized|

Where do you draw the line and decide what is honest to goodness marketing and networking, and what is invasive, obnoxious and sleazy SPAM?

It’s a hard call.

I get lots of email from people I know […]

2406, 2010

Drum up some e-energy for your blog and website with Blogsynergy

By |June 24th, 2010|Branding, Lead generation|

Guest blogging is a great way to optimize your blog/website’s SEO. According to SEOMoz Search Engine Ranking Factors, links back to your site on external sites are what boost your SEO. Since guest blogging is […]