7 Steps to Ace Your Elevator Pitch in 2017

7 Steps to Ace Your elevator pitch in 2017
A new year has begun. With it comes excitement, new ideas, and lots of networking opportunities. One of the scariest and most annoying necessities of networking can be figuring out how to describe what you do in a way that other people connect with and value. I’ve done a lot of networking, and I’ve seen a wide range of impact with the often feared “elevator pitch.” When done right, you open the door to prospects, referrals, and potential opportunities beyond your expectations. However, ...

21 Actionable Content Marketing Tips from The Experts (That Actually Work)

Read the title of this article again. … Done? Okay. I bet, When you read the word “Content Marketing”, you think about blogs, articles, social media posts, emails, Infographics and viral YouTube videos. Right? But content marketing is more than that. Content marketing is all about storytelling – and humans have told stories for as long as they could speak. Remember the days when you were kid, your grandparents, parents, and school teachers have been telling you stories to...

Two powerful marketing lessons I learned from a Portland doughnut shop

My whole intent on going to Portland was to hang out with some cool people. Learn a bit. Grow a lot. And have some time with some business superstars. Don’t get me wrong, I didn’t just fly in randomly. I was there for a small, and I like to think “elite,” conference for a cool group of hustlers. People like: Ben Settle… Ray Higdon… Ryan Stewman… Heck…even Justin Devonshire was there all the way from Cyprus. These were (are) folks I have read about, followed and learned from for...

Pain Tolerance: Dealing with the Tough Aspects of Entrepreneurship

Pain Tolerance
Being a business owner is an exciting and noble pursuit. In fact, business owners, not politicians as they like to claim, are the ones that create jobs in our economy and help our society grow.  When you build a business that is profitable and growing, there are also personal gains in the form of prestige, financial rewards, and other trappings of success. However, the path is long and winding from your initial business plan to winning in the marketplace with enduring business results.  For m...

What is an Entrepreneur – Online Experts Chime In

What Is An Entrepreneur
Outside of holding a descent job, getting paid a salary or honest wage, or being happily employed..... Are the "other" people that go about their life approaching their dreams and goals a bit differently. The average person seeing someone LEAVE their corporate job or someone abandon their career.. might seem... crazy. We are the Crazy One's The average person won't get it... they don't understand it. And that's okay. But most people who take this plunge are called Entrepreneurs. ...

How To Learn On A Budget

Learning doesn't have to be expensive.... just teach yourself what you need to know. If you need FORMAL DIRECT instruction.. that's a different story... people's time and personal training comes at a higher cost but the benefit is that it's more detailed and specific to your own needs. Never forget how to learn on a budget... cause your next client could use the info. Want to learn more on how I Retired from Engineering and built my online business from home part time? Go throu...

LT 9: Echoes Of Money

echoes of money
Coming from the discussion that generating an income (making money) could initially be thought of as "HARD"... Let's break down how the Echo of your work is what you receive. Think and chew on that. Play In iTunes  *If you leave a 5 Star review - leave your NAME and Website and I'll give you a shout out LIVE! Resources: Subscribe to The Project Mayhem Podcast (and leave a 5 Star Review) Read The Book of the Month Books (Here) April Book - The Go Giver with Interview Wi...