My Business Garage

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Hashtags to Boost Your Brand on Social Media

Hashtags are a popular way to tag and categorise content. It’s also a great way to make your content more discoverable to other people. Therefore, knowing how to use hashtags is important to your success on social media. One of the tools that I like to use is: RiteTag.com Ritetag assists in...

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6 Ways to Sustain Positive Emotions

Time is an emotion. What do I mean by that? Let’s say today was Monday and I presented you with plane tickets, all expenses paid for to go on an amazing holiday to the location of your choice. However, you had to complete everything by Thursday so that you could jet set on Friday. What is the...

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How to Turn Blog Readers into Customers

Blogging is a great way to become an influencer and thought leader in your industry. For some businesses it’s also a great way to get new customers. Here are some of the basics on how: Know your audience This will help you to determine the topics that you write about, your writing style and...

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Want to Build a Successful Business?

Having founded seven businesses since 2005, I often get asked questions like: “Where do I start?”, “What now?” and “How do I build a successful business?” The short and simple answer is… start by building EPIC foundations for your business. The longer version goes something like this… There...

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5 Things You Need to Know About Content Marketing

With digital marketing becoming more and more essential to your business, there’s been a lot of hype around content marketing. I often get asked whether this is something that all businesses should be doing and the short answer is that content marketing is only one of many marketing strategies...

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Why it's So Important to Start Thinking About Your Legacy Now

Legacy is a really important subject to think about and if you’ve never taken the time to think about the end game, this is something that I want to challenge you to do today. Here are some questions to get you started: When it’s all over what do you want to be remembered for? What’s the mark...

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5 Tips to Get You Started with Social Media

I get asked a lot whether businesses should have a Facebook page and if they need to allocate time to creating posts and being social. My thoughts on this, are that social media is simply just another platform to get your message out there. Like radio or television, you need to decide whether...

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Your Big Why

There seems to be this grand idea floating around that if you’re an entrepreneur you can simply start a tech company like Facebook, “go public” and then become an overnight billionaire success. Allow me to be real for a moment with zero intention of being negative and just say that this sort of...

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The Foundations

The foundations are one of the most important parts of your business and yet so many entrepreneurs don’t spend enough time building strong ones. The foundations that I’m talking about can be summed up by these 4 questions: What do you stand for? These are your values, your vision and your...

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How I Wrote an Amazon Best Seller in Under 3 Hours

So I’ve had a massive start to the week with the launch of my new book, From Idea to Launch: Learn How to Brainstorm an Idea and Launch Your Own Business. Today it became an Amazon Best Seller, ranking #1 in Business Management and #2 in Small Business & Entrepreneurship. (Edit: The...

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