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If you’re stressed about the slow-down, here’s how to turn things around 

If business is slow—or you are worried that a slow-down is coming—make yourself more visible because the more visible you are, the more business you will do.  Science calls it the Familiarity Principle.  “In studies of interpersonal attraction, the more often people see a person, the more pleasing and likeable they find that person (even […]

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If you want media coverage (PR), don’t advertise 

PUBLIC RELATIONS, Auckland, New Zealand: When issuing a press release, the temptation is to talk about yourself, your products or services or value. After all, the goal is to increase exposure for your business brand. Unfortunately, almost all journalists will tell you to take an advertisement because editorial is not self-promotion.  To get genuine, authentic

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A lesson from Plutarch on how to make your blogs more interesting 

“The first messenger, that gave notice of Lucullus’ coming was so far from pleasing Tigranes that he had his head cut off for his pains; and no man dared to bring further information. Without any intelligence at all, Tigranes sat while war was already blazing around him, giving ear only to those who flattered him.”–Plutarch’s

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