Archive for September, 2010

Personal Development Spotlights

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Friends and associates who know me know that I am a big promoter of continuous learning and self-improvement. Today, I will highlight two Personal Development Spotlights I have posted at the popular new Social Networking site, IM faceplate.

Given my interest in personal development, it comes as no surprise that I also market a particular line of self-improvement products. While my personal library is filled with books, audios and videos from motivational leaders like Earl Nightingale, Tony Robbins, Napoleon Hill, Stephen Covey, Dale Carnegie and others, the business leader who dominates the busiest section of my bookshelf is Brian Tracy.

Brian is a recognized and respected business consultant, best-selling author and professional public speaker. His goal is to help motivated people achieve their goals faster and easier than they would ever have imagined. In fact, more than four million people have succeeded in achieving their business and personal goals thanks to Brian’s training, coaching and support materials.

Information about several of Brian’s audio programs and other materials can be found here on my website, however, today I want to draw your attention to two Spotlights I posted recently at IM faceplate

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Personal Development: Back to the Basics

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It’s surprising, but not everybody gets the connection between personal income and personal development. It’s been said that your personal income will never outpace your personal development. That being the case, I think it’s time we went back to the basics of personal development.

Check out these ideas on how to set up a very basic personal development program.

1. Buy the book, Think and Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill. This may sound like an “Old School” approach, but trust me; the wisdom presented in this classic book has stood the test of time. In fact, it is one of the all-time best-selling books on personal development!

Think and Grow Rich was one of the first motivational resources that put me on the road to my own program of continuous learning and personal development… Read the rest of this entry

Article Writing For IM faceplate

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Recently, I posted an article at IM faceplate, the exciting new Social Networking site, on the topic of “article writing for Internet Marketing.” My purpose was to share some insight with fellow marketers and also to work on branding myself.

Article Marketing is an important part of Internet Marketing success and it is a key element of building your brand online. IM faceplate is developing into an excellent place to brand yourself. By posting the article there, I was covering several marketing, branding and social networking bases all at the same time!

The article noted that, in addition to helping build your brand, Article Marketing is used also to promote your website, your products or services, and to build up valuable backlinks – links from the places where your articles are posted that point back to your website.

I’m not going to elaborate here on all the points covered in that IM faceplate article – you can easily click the link and read the full article for yourself – but I will briefly mention what was covered . . . Read the rest of this entry

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Here is some good news, if you have ever felt that creating home business income was mysterious or confusing: simply approach it correctly and it could be easier than you think.

It’s true that there is a high rate of failure for people trying to make money from their own home business. Since I know you don’t want to be counted in that particular statistic, today’s post will highlight some tips on how to create income from your home business in three easy steps.

1. Create focus by choosing a niche business. This is a must because of how intensely competitive the Internet is. As world economies tighten up and more home business entrepreneurs look to the Internet for extra income, competition is only going to get stiffer.

A niche business is where you take a broad theme and narrow it down. The idea is to stack the odds in your favour by eliminating some of the competition.

A good example of narrowing your market by choosing a niche can be found in… Read the rest of this entry