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Why You’re Not Getting Customers From Social Media

By KAREN TIBER LELAND
CONTRIBUTOR – entrepreneur.com
Author and President of Sterling Marketing Group

New study shows how Facebook likes alone don’t cut it.

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“I’ve got 10,000 likes on my Facebook page,” proudly proclaimed the business owner sitting next to me at the conference lunch I was speaking at. Not a bad start, but as it turns out, not nearly sufficient to translate into sales.

A recent study soon to be featured in the Journal of Marketing Research explores what Facebook likes are worth, and how they translate (or not) into sales and offline action. Author Daniel Mochon, assistant professor of marketing at Tulane University, and his colleagues found that likes alone don’t directly translate into purchases. Instead, the team concluded that to convert social media followers into customers, a business needs to engage them with, wait for it … advertising.

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Are You an Introvert? Here are 5 Simple Ways to Connect with Anyone

By Antonio Neves   Millennial workplace speaker, award-winning journalist, and author

In my line of work – first as a correspondent and host with top television networks and today as a professional speaker – it’s critical to be able to connect with anyone and everyone.

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When I was a broadcast journalist, I had to form an instant connection with anyone I was interviewing, from a top celebrity to the CEO of a billion-dollar company to a mother who lost her son to gun violence.

These days, as a professional speaker who delivers keynotes to as many as 3,000 people at a time, this means giving a speech that resonates with audiences of all ages, across various industries, with different types of personalities.

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We Finally Know Why People Are Left- Or Right-Handed

Wow!  I found this article to be really interesting!  Sue

Link to the article on the http://www.iflscience.com/ website:  HERE

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Most of us are right-handed, but a fair few happen to be left-handed. Why is this? Is it just something we learn to have a preference for over time, or is it something to do with our neurological wiring from birth? Are left-handed people really more evil than the rest of us, or is that just crazy talk?

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7 Practical Tips for Well-Written Emails

Article from iMBlog101

Did you know that people are expected to open 4.9 billion email accounts by the end of 2017, an Email Statistics Report for 2015-2019 shows.

Currently, there are 4.35 billion email accounts generated by 2.58 billion users. The annual growth is expected to be at least six percent for the years to come.

What do all of these numbers mean?

Whether you’re using email for business communication or promotional purposes, it’s important to make the most of this marketing tool.

Statistics show that 33 percent of people decide whether to read email on the basis of the subject line. Thus, every aspect of your email has to be perfect for it to impact people in the best possible way.

Want to learn how to write killer emails for business communication and marketing?

Follow these tips to make the most of your web-based interactions with others.

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