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The world is changing around you. Here are some important reasons why.              Big Data Social Media Usage Mycity- Harness your most power Asset Now Doubling every year.



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Networking groups are popular in our business world. Why? Because they work. Networking is all about giving and receiving referrals. Networking groups are typically reactive. In other words you wait for your networking partners to introduce/refer to you. The process  is also time con



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 How do you keep growing when you have no time? Meeting more people is a must. And need to turn these acquaintances into relationships. Organize the people you know. 70-90% of new business comes people you know. Systematically org



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LinkedIn is a great place for you to grow your business. We took LinkedIn one step further with mycity.com. Or check out our video: As a busin



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70-90% of future business comes from referrals and people you know. One of the best ways to boost your income is by referring people. When you give referrals, you’ll find yourself getting referrals. Referral groups are pervasive in our economy today. Buyers are more



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The year is 25% Gone. Are you ahead, on track or behind wth your objectives for the year? Any educator, business coach or professor will tell you goal setting or business planning are essential components of running a healthy business. Most of us want to move up to the next level whi



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If you can’t tell by now, social media is the new marketing. Here some amazing statistics that might open your eyes: 1) Global Active Internet Users now totals 3.175 Billion, that’s nearly half of the world’s population (7.7      Billion).



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So you’re overwhelmed running your business? Delegate! It’s easier than you think. There are several tools that you can do that will make your life easier. Once you make the commitment, follow a process and don’t give up. Start by listing all the activities you do e



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About 2 years ago I went to a lecture by Ken Kragen. Ken is an incredible promoter. He did “We Are The World”over 30 years ago. He got millions of people around the world to hold hands and sing “We Are the World”. Ken also lectures at UCLA. He discussed “Th



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You need to think of yourself as a brand. Social media will get you there. First lecture: “Turning your LinkedIn into revenue”. Why LinkedIn? When I lecture I always ask 3 questions:     1. Who needs to make more money? Almost everyone says yes!



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In the age of the internet, having a strong brand is more important than ever. If you have a brand name, you can be found on Google, and people can do business with you from almost anywhere if you have a web site. Your brand is a complex mix of your talents, values, beliefs, and many other things



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There was a time, and it was not that long ago, that SEO, or search engine optimization, was all of the rage. Getting the right keywords, in the right places, in an attempt to get on that first page of a Google or other search engine key phrase search was what everyone was chasing. This even spaw



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If you are a newbie to the social media scene, and are wondering which of the many sites is right for you, you’ve come to the right place. We will take a look at each one, what they are primarily for, and what benefit they offer you. Twitter is a social media network where members c



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In today’s digital world, business moves at the speed of light. The one-point agenda is to stay ahead of the pack, the time between you and the second best often measured in nano seconds. Specialized tools are therefore required which will not only update your particulars constantly and kee



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The internet and the social media have combined to create a vibrant communication…and a great information platform in the current times. Everything you post on social media impacts your personal brand, but then, the best minds steal the cake… Social media is a common place f



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“Content is fire, social media is gasoline”…Marketers via social media need to realize that social media is less about technology and more about relationship building…Undeniably, the focus of the brand marketers on social media has increased the web traffic considerably.



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The essence of social media is knowing your audiences and engaging them in something they love…Social media is about people…Social media marketing has truly picked up over the last few years…In fact, it is similar to a ball rolling down the hill, which gains momentum graduall



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First let’s look at a simple example of how web analytics increased my sales. I studied my web analytics, made a marketing change on my LinkedIn messages and saw a dramatic increase in my visits to my web site. After each message sent to my connections, I added: Bob Fried



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 Branding, Social Media and You Brand recognition of a product or services has been the goal of businesses. Yet, the sales representative has been the interface between the customer and the business. Today, companies recognize social media as an essential element of



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The app Connected is the next generation version of the earlier app called Contacts. Connected is only currently available on apple Iphone and iPad. The app not only manages your contacts, but helps you to remain up-to-date about the latest information and news about your contacts. It helps



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  Here are some recent statistics about LinkedIn: As of the 3rd quarter LinkedIn reported 332 million members worldwide out of which 107 million registered members are in the US. 2nd quarter membership was reported at 100 million US. Amazing Growth! LinkedIn,



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The Definition of Insanity of you haven’t heard this before: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. The Definition of Sanity: Learning something new. Doing it over and over again and getting a great result. Where were you with gett



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Here are some interesting statistics about LinkedIn: Business community- LinkedIn has the highest number of professionals than any other website. Highest income level than any other website. Over $106,000 annually. If you think about it, where can you find more information



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It took the internet 4 years to reach 50 million users. Social Media is moving 100 times faster than the internet of 20 years ago. Social media is a new form of marketing. The most successful business site is LinkedIn with the highest number of professionals and the highest income level of any so



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Marketing is different today. Less than a decade ago with the advent of social media, individuals became a brand. When I began selling 30 years ago, the company was always considered the brand. The sales person was the front end of the brand, but not the brand. Today, the individual is as much th



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Unless your industry is dying, ask yourself what’s getting in the way of your success? If you don’t know, ask your peers. They will hopefully know and tell you. Half the battle is following a plan, implementation, and measuring results. The other half is knowing yourself. If the resul



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Most business people state the majority of their business comes from referrals. That is why there are so many formalized networking groups in our economy. But, if you have the attitude of “what’s in it for me”, your are heading in the wrong direction. Are you good at bui



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Memorial Day is for remembering those that paid the ultimate sacrifice to keep us free. Today I received several emails wishing me a Happy Memorial Day followed by advertising. How offensive. Signed, A Veteran



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I just don’t understand why people don’t put their phone number on their social sites.  We estimate that only 30% of members have their phone numbers on LinkedIn.  I learned long ago that you want your visitors one click from information. Contact information should be easy t



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So, how much technology are you bringing into your business?   For years the laugh of my family is that I’m a technologist but refused to learn how to program my tv remotes.   So, I finally made the decision to learn it. I as



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You will leave this event knowing how to turn your LinkedIn connections into clients or referral partners. Presented by Bob Friedenthal, CEO of Edge Up Network, LinkedIn expert. With 30 years of selling, 15 years of Online Adverti



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Reminder there is a mixer tonight 2/10/14 at Sagebrush Cantina in Calabasas from 5:30-7:30pm.  FREE to attend  An engaging networking event, designed for you to network and make meaningful contacts through memorable conversat



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 Did you include these goals in your 2014 plan?   35 years of teaching technology, and 20 years running online companies, Edge Up Network can help  you. 1) Create Relationships.&nb



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Make 2014 a HUGE success. Technology is changing the way we run our businesses.   35 years of teaching technology, and 20 years running online companies, Edge Up Network can help you.   Start here with



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Jason Betts of AFLAC referred business to Joe Dotzler of Title365. Edge Up Network, Thousand Oaks Power Networking Group.



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Amazing That Nobody Has Figured This Out. We know when you give referrals you'll get referrals. Increase your referrals and Your business will grow. Share data (a rating system) with your referral and networking partners.



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Make your networking more effective.



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I’m looking for a few new referral partners by vocation and location. Our technology uses ratings by your business colleagues. The mycity.com software then creates desired partners matches by  vocations, location and ratings. Results tracking!



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Just launched a new feature for giving direct introductions/referrals. After logging, on the left side, click on referrals. There is a drop down titled Referral Wizard. Here are the steps: A) Pull up the person you know by vocation B) In the center their na



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Her is the meaning of Triggers from a referral networking standpoint. When you work with referral partners, networking partners your ultimate goal is to refer people that have a need for their product or service. A good example of a trigger for a realtor: &quo



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Meeting more people is a must. And need to turn these acquaintances into relationships. Organize the people you know. 70-90% of new business comes people you know. 4. Systematically organize the relationship building process with these new people. Here’



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How do you keep growing when you have no time? Meeting more people is a must. And need to turn these acquaintances into relationships. Organize the people you know. 70-90% of new business comes people you know. Here’s the solutions: 1. LinkedIn is



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1) The 3 Touch System- Turn Prospects into relationship in 30 Day.       FREE! 2) Our Calling and texting System gets a 20-25% response rate from social media. And this system runs only $49.95/mo 3) Th



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1) The 3 Touch System- Turn Prospects into relationship in 30 Day.       FREE! 2) Our Calling and texting System gets a 20-25% response rate from social media. And this system runs only $49.95/mo 3) Th



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Mycity.com is a referral software system. System looks for rating, location, vocation, expertise and recommendation. Ratings are done by other members. Rate people you know and help them build their businesses. When you give referrals you also have an entitlement to receiving



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Most likely your business is built on referrals. Find highly rated referral partners on mycity.com.  Ratings are based on location, vocation, rating, expertise and recommendations.  Members rate others with 5 questions on a scale of 1-5.  1- Want to grow their



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Most likely your business is built on referrals. Find highly rated referral partners on mycity.com.  Ratings are based on location, vocation, rating, expertise and recommendations.  Members rate others with 5 questions on a scale of 1-5.  1- Want to grow their



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Most likely your business is built on referrals. Find highly rated referral partners on mycity.com.  Ratings are based on location, vocation, rating, expertise and recommendations.  Members rate others with 5 questions on a scale of 1-5.  1- Want to grow their



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