Tag Archive: spamming

Tips for Using Social Media the Right Way to Build Business

One of the big concerns that people often have when using social media for business is how to get people to buy or join without being a spammer. We all have that friend on social media whose every post is “join my team” or “buy my stuff.” And let’s be honest…we cringe every time we […]

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How to Be a Classy Social Media Marketer

Marketing your business in someone else’s space without permission is inappropriate, and makes you and your business look bad. This type of pseudo-marketing strategy is what gives direct sellers and online marketers a bad name. If we want to be taken seriously as a business owner, you need to market with class. Here’s how.

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How Helpful Are You Really?

I’ve been researching protein powder shakes. I typically run about 4 miles a few times a week, and I’ve found that I like to have a shake mixed with fruit, vegetables, and nuts after my run. It makes me feel good. Now I know a LOT of direct selling companies offer these types of shakes. […]

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Protect Yourself From Email Spam

I’ve recently noticed an uptick in hacked email accounts. I’ve received quite a few messages from people I know that are clearly spam. How Can You Tell It’s Spam? I typically notice them when I get an email from an address that I recognize, it typically doesn’t have a subject, and if you look at […]

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This is Not the Way to Market Using Facebook Questions

Here’s why: This arrived in my email inbox. That’s an unsolicited business message (aka SPAM). I don’t know the person who sent it (at least not well.) We don’t have any kind of personal relationship. It’s annoying. Honestly, what a dumb question. It’s not about me. It’s about what you want to sell me. Your […]

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The Etiquette of Facebook Groups

This past week I’ve been added to 3 different Facebook groups without my knowledge or consent. Now if you’ve read what I’ve written in the past about Facebook Groups, you know that as soon as you add someone to a Facebook group, they start getting emails and notifications about all group activity. Imagine how overwhelming […]

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