I have been mind mapping since Tony Buzan promulgated the concept – it was a huge bonus to my corporate work and enabled me to take rapid notes in meetings, sketch out projects, outline courses and capture daily to-to’s.
Hey! It’s Easter.
Happy Easter to you in whatever way is meaningful for you.
Given you most likely have a little time on your hands around now then it’s a good time to do a bit of reflection on your business.
Sometimes we get writer’s block and just need a nudge to think about what to write. Tools like this are wonderful. I’ve printed it out to refer to when I get stuck – and to remind me to stay on target with audience needs.
When things seems tough, difficult, insurmountable and impossible, it is easy to think things will never change. You get dejected, defeated and discouraged.
Success in the IM world is about getting your message out there and making money from it.
Sadly, too many shoot themselves in the foot and wonder why it’s not happening for them.
“A picture tells a thousand words” which is why we writers in the digital realm love to add visuals to our work.
The challenge is in not being tempted to simply grab any ole pic that takes our fancy from a random internet search engine. That path is trodden by many who play Russian roulette with abusing copyright laws. Much like driving without a license: you know you’re doing wrong but you might take the risk anyway if your need is great.
Periscope and video streaming
I’ve gotta say, Barb Ling confuses the pants off me. How in heavens does she keep so far ahead of the curve? Her jedi-like mind seems to see into the future before anyone else. Then, quicker than a cheetah can outrun a gazelle, she whips off a solidly useful and timely product line to meet the market.
Traffic is critical to generating leads and making sales both in the real world and online.
After all, there is no point in having the flashest storefront if no one passes by to then be enticed to enter.