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Your Very Own Facebook Secret

written by Bonnie Chomica Your Very Own Facebook Secret! Do you feel hesitant sometimes to try certain things on your Facebook Page? You’re not sure what it will do or look like. It all just makes you nervous. Facebook can be fun and interesting, and it can also be intimidating and frustrating. To help you feel more confident to maximize your Facebook Page skills, I have a terrific idea for you. THE SECRET FACEBOOK PAGE Create a new separate Facebook… Continue reading

Your Help Could Earn You a Prepaid Visa Card

Bonnie Conducting Surveys written by Bonnie Chomica Your Help Could Earn You a Prepaid Visa Card I hope you can help me. If you do, you might win a prepaid Visa Card. Here’s how. I’m curious… Does marketing drive you nuts? Do you sometimes feel like you are going in circles? Every business owner I know struggles in some way with their marketing. So, you are not alone. Maybe you lack knowledge or skills, have technical challenges, or you don’t… Continue reading

Swipe Files Won’t Get You a Jail Term

written by Bonnie Chomica Swipe Files – No jail time Swipe Files Won’t Get You a Jail Term Let’s admit it. It’s hard to be a creative genius, ALL the time. Most days, it’s tough to come up with new ideas to create content, or promotional material. Do you need inspiration to get you started, to nurture your creative juices? A terrific tool to help stir up those juices is something called a Swipe File. I am all for marketing… Continue reading

Business Lessons from a Broken Wrist

Business Lessons from a Broken Wrist How would your business change or need to be adjusted if you had an injury or life-altering incident? I recently broke my wrist. Although my situation was temporary I still had to make significant adjustments to my mindset, daily routines, and overall body and business care. Here’s how it unfolded. JUST STOP DOING THAT! The ‘how it happened story’ is not very exciting. I was distracted walking in my yard and took a… Continue reading

There’s Usually a Better Way

By Bonnie Chomica Are You On The Right Path? Often times you get so excited about launching new things in your business, you don’t always see that you could be on the wrong path. Here’s how I steered a client in the right direction, avoiding a disaster. Working with a great client in Alberta, I find myself pulled back into the technology field, where I spent so much of my marketing career. It feels comfortable, and familiar, but at the… Continue reading

Bosom Buddies Dive into Entrepreneurship [a business spotlight]

By Bonnie Chomica A Business Spotlight I am continually inspired by the ideas and innovations that come from the amazing people I meet. Recently, I had a draw at a networking event for a ‘Visibility Pack’ which entitled the winner to a feature on my blog, newsletter, and a mention to my social media tribes. This post is about the winner. Introducing ‘Bosom Buddies’ Claudette and Carola didn’t start out as entrepreneurs. Two great friends went on a road trip… Continue reading

How to Get Better Referrals with Buying Signals

Written by Bonnie Chomica Better Referrals with Buying Signals When you’re speaking to people at a networking event, you can’t expect that everybody is your ideal client, or that they are ready to buy your product or services that day, or ever. But, you never know who they know who might be looking for what you offer. Networking is a referral opportunity for you and the connections you make. You might understand what someone offers, but in order to find… Continue reading

7 Great Websites for Royalty-Free Photos

written by Bonnie Chomica   Are you stealing photos for your marketing? You have to be careful not to infringe on copyright when using someone else’s photo, image, or clipart. Don’t just grab something from Google Images, or you could get yourself into a heap of legal trouble. I’ve compiled the following list of sites where you can find images to use free of charge.   License Agreements  The sites below have varying degrees of ‘rules’. Some have none, so… Continue reading

This is All About ‘YOU’

By Bonnie Chomica, Marketing Done Write   Write like you’re having a conversation with your reader and you’ll draw them into your message. Use the words ‘you’ and ‘yours’ to make your marketing material more personal, and friendly. Focus on the reader, that one person who is looking at your poster, your website, even your trade show booth.   Use the words you and your and make your products or services more appealing and personal to the reader. They will… Continue reading

4 Essential Social Media Resources

Written by Bonnie Chomica Are you overwhelmed by the thousands of social media ‘expert’ websites? How can you find the most valuable and relevant information for you and your business?  On a daily basis, I rely on what I consider to be the four best social media resources. These are my ‘Go-To’ people. I’ve shared them here to help you weed out some of the not-so-great sites. 1. Social Media Examiner  http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/ Michael Stelzner and his team at Social Media… Continue reading
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