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3 Reasons You Are Struggling to Find Paying Clients On Facebook (And What To Do About It)

3 Reasons You Are Struggling To Find Clients On Facebook

[Guest post by Jeanine Blackwell, course creation expert] Are you struggling to find your ideal paying clients on Facebook? Perhaps you’ve tried running ads and they didn’t “work” for you? Or, you have Page “likes” but no one seems interested in your offers? You have something valuable to offer, yet – for some reason – the pieces you’ve implemented so far are simply not generating revenue fast enough. This scenario can be very discouraging and frustrating when you

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Posted in Content Marketing, Facebook Advertising, Facebook for Business, Facebook Marketing, Facebook Tips, Personal Branding

Top 100 Social Media Leaders On Twitter: The Social Scoop Issue 136

Top 100 Social Media Power Influencers

It’s an honor to be included again in this year’s Top 100 Social Media Power Influencers – at numero four, alongside awesome folks like Guy Kawasaki, Robert Scoble, Chris Brogan, Brian Solis, Seth Godin, Ann Handley (Marketing Profs), Pam Moore, Jeremiah Owyang and so many more. (Track all 100 influencers by subscribing to this Twitter list.) I’m blessed to call so many of these fine leaders friends in the offline world, too. (See y’all at

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Posted in Business Building Strategies, Personal Branding, Professional Networking, Relationship Management, Social Media, Social Networking

Let’s Show These 46 Awesome Leaders Some LOVE!

Heart with Hands

Happy Valentine’s Day! Do you absolutely LOVE your customers? And all the people in your extended community, too? I sure do! In fact, I’d like to celebrate this global day of love by showing some *LOVE* to these special peeps in my community. Everyone in this group of 46 heart-centered entrepreneurs from around the world is creating passionate change in their own way. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change

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Posted in Personal Branding, Professional Networking, Relationship Marketing, Social Media

Help Choose The Title Of My Next Book On Relationship Marketing

Mari Smith Relationship Marketing Book

I’m super excited to be working on my next book, which will be my first as a solo author! And, I’d LOVE your help in choosing a title that pops and represents the subject matter really well. The topic is Relationship Marketing – a subject very close to my heart for over a decade, long before social media became so prevalent. My background, spanning a variety of careers, has always included elements of people +

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Posted in Facebook Marketing, Personal Branding, Professional Networking, Relationship Management, Relationship Marketing