“Oh, let me just check my email one more time; then, I’ll start that hard project I’ve been procrastinating.”
We all know what happens there – one email can distract you for half an hour. By then, you’ve forgotten your goal to start that project and are on to something completely different.
If this is your daily life, you’ve got to say enough is enough to procrastination. In this day and age of instant gratification and constant entertainment at our fingertips, it can be even harder to sit down and focus on what we NEED to get done for our small businesses and artistic projects.
But no more! Take these tips on how to stop procrastinating and boost your productivity in your daily life. [click to continue…]
People often get caught up in little dramas and they’re pointless. Most times all that drama starts with one person taking something personally.
All that does is distract you from your goals, aspirations, and in your case, building your business. And that negativity can wear you down and make you feel less confident. Trust me, you’ll need that confidence to build a successful business!
So the next time you feel like your hackles start to stand on end (figuratively, of course) because of something someone else did or said, take these steps to free yourself! [click to continue…]
Look around you. Chances are you have a smartphone or tablet somewhere within 5 feet of you right now. On that device, you’ve probably got a few apps to help you relax and stay entertained. But have you thought about adding apps that will help you get your work done better? You should.
Don’t rule out apps because you don’t want to take the time to figure out how they work (most are super easy) or because they aren’t worth the expense (most are inexpensive and/or free).There are a lot of super helpful, inexpensive (or even better: free!) apps that can help you be more productive, get more jobs, and do your job better and quicker.
Put your smartphone and tablet right next to you, and start reading through our top 10 favorite apps for actors, screenwriters and directors now! [click to continue…]
In this economy, you need to grab any leg up you can get on the competition. LinkedIn could help you do just that. How, you ask?
With it’s sheer size: LinkedIn has over 200 million members in fact and the best part is LinkedIn’s members have business on the brain since they are there to network professionally.
All you’ve got to do is tap into that networking energy and show yourself as an expert in your field.
Read on for more tips on how to get new clients and customers on LinkedIn. [click to continue…]
Subscribers to your newsletter are like gold.
First, they’ve agreed and eagerly WANT to be contacted by you. These are some of your business or brand’s biggest fans. The fact is that people are still checking their email. In a study, researchers found out that people check their emails (on their smartphones) every 5-10 minutes during a regular day (according to Personal and Ubiquitous Computing). That means when you send out your newsletter, it’s almost guaranteed your audience will see it.
Second, they are ready to engage with you.
Third, emails are where sales happen. This is where they will act on buying the products/services you send them. And they will forward those deals and discounts to friends and family of theirs, which means more sales or gigs for you!
That’s why it is so important for you to get as many newsletter subscribers as you can. Learn these secrets to getting more newsletter subscribers today! [click to continue…]
On any morning of the week, you get to your emails and there’s tons of new emails for you to sort through – newsletters, offers, personal emails, work emails, etc. So which ones do you open first?
The ones that stand out, of course! You’re going to skip the ones that look boring and spammy and go right for the good stuff.
But how do you as the email writer know what is going to stand out and get opened? Keep reading to find out.
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We’ve all had it – those days when you feel down on your luck and like there will never be another gig/customer /boyfriend/fill-in-the-blank.
Not feeling confident puts you into an indefinite rut and can cost you what you most want in life.
You need to be confident even if you don’t always feel it. Take these tips on how to be confident and put them into action! You’ll feel better and be super productive to boot. [click to continue…]
“Nothing happens until something moves.” ~Albert Einstein
Like Einstein said, if you want something, you sure as heck won’t get it by doing nothing.
It’s the same thing with publicity – you can get it for FREE, but you need to put in effort and energy to get it.
The good news is that it’s not that hard. Using these tips, you can make it a part of your daily routine and get more FREE publicity for you and your business.
Are you ready? Then, check out our 3 wicked good ways to get free press.
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