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15 Minutes to LinkedIn Success

15 Minutes to LinkedIn Success

One of the biggest hesitations by professionals for not using social media is time. One client told me, "I just figured out email, and this is just another thing to worry about!" I admit to being a bit excessive on LinkedIn (average time: 1-1/2 hours per day). 15...

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WAIT! Don’t Accept All LinkedIn Invitations

WAIT! Don’t Accept All LinkedIn Invitations

One of the most popular question I get during my LinkedIn 101 and 201 workshops is, "Should we accept all of the LinkedIn invitations we receive?" Definitely Not! When LinkedIn first came out they told us to connect with as many people as we could. We worked to have...

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2018: The Year Scientifically Speaking Was Profitable!

2018: The Year Scientifically Speaking Was Profitable!

Thank you Jesus for the support of my family, friends and clients in 2018! For the first time since starting my company, Scientifically Speaking was profitable! I started this company as an experiment. I had lost my job in pharmaceutical sales, and I needed money...

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Would You Put Your Money in Apple Bank? You Already Do!

Would You Put Your Money in Apple Bank? You Already Do!

Apple Bank is not real, but it should be. It is not a physical building, and there are no walls or tellers. The best feature of Apple Bank is that you already use it! When Apple Pay was first released it sounded good. Consumers could buy things with their phones....

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My Best 2018 Sales Tool: Webinar Marketing

My Best 2018 Sales Tool: Webinar Marketing

I started using webinars a year ago to showcase one of our workshops: Mastering Your Mobile Device. Webinars are growing in popularity for companies, but I was afraid staying in my office would curt into my profit. My rates are higher for daily consultations, so I...

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Apple is not Dead (or Time To Pivot)

Apple is not Dead (or Time To Pivot)

Every few years people start saying Apple is having financial problems. In 1997 Microsoft loaned Apple $150 millions they could stay in business. Experts started saying, "Apple is dead. They need to license their hardware the way IBM does." Everyone had a solution....

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5 Reasons Financial Advisors Should Embrace Twitter

5 Reasons Financial Advisors Should Embrace Twitter

Your clients are already on Twitter and other social media, so why aren't you? These are important platforms for prospecting and lead generation, but many advisors ignore Twitter for fear of legal and compliance pushback. There are several Twitter features financial...

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How to Make Presentations that Generate Revenue

How to Make Presentations that Generate Revenue

I've always enjoyed speaking in front of people. It probably helped that I was a cheerleader in high school. Fellow students enjoyed my book reports, and supervisors appreciated my engaging persona. Toastmasters was even easier for me. Neither extemporaneous and nor...

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LinkedIn Accelerator by Scientifically Speaking

LinkedIn Accelerator by Scientifically Speaking

On January 7, Scientifically Speaking launches an exclusive program for financial and insurance professionals called LinkedIn Accelerator. The initiative is the result of hundreds of financial advisors requesting more than a 1-hour workshop to help them maximize...

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Building the Perfect LinkedIn Profile

Building the Perfect LinkedIn Profile

People are looking for you on LinkedIn. When you meet professionals at conferences, conventions and workshops, they immediately look you up on the social media site. Recruiters see your profile when you are looking for a career. Therefore it is imperative for...

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Don’t Cut Your Hair! Building Your Personal Brand

Don’t Cut Your Hair! Building Your Personal Brand

Your personal brand is more important than you think, and it is critical to the success of your business. It determines if companies will hire you and how much you can charge for your products and services. Personal branding is a part of marketing, sales, operations...

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