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My Top 1010 Ideas from SMBYYC

As promised via twitter during the event earlier today – and taking a quick piece of advice from the speaker Chris Garrett (@chrisgarrett or chrisg.com) – I created my own Top Ten ideas from the Social Media Breakfast Calgary #29. During the event, Mark (@yycmortgageguy) asked me to: “Try a top 9 or 11.5 to [...]

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Unemployment now over 20%

I just came upon an interesting website that shows the Shadow Statistics from those officially reported by the government. This site says that we are actually in a period of much larger deflation (according to the CPI) than reported and that the current unemployment rate is actually at about 20% (not the 9% reported in [...]

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Blogging for business success

When I talk about blogging for business, I’m not talking about the traditional ‘make money online’ methods. I’m talking about helping your current ofline business make money using blogging and social media as a tool. A seminar I attended Earlier today I was at a seminar where the speaker presented a number of methods for [...]

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Where does the time go?

I’m looking back through my blog and realized that it’s already been almost half a year since I last added a post onto the site. Recession aside, I’ve had a great last few months and I hope to start getting some more information up here again. Thanks for continuing to visit everyone.

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Gone Missing?

Have you ever been unable to blog for so long you began to wonder what you would write about when you were able to get back onto a computer? I’m in that exact boat right now. My house is currently being painted and my career is in the middle of an incredibly busy Q4 so [...]

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Is Blogspot Down?

I’m just updating my Dark and Stormy Night series (Read part 1 Dark and Stormy Night – The Setup and part 2 Dark and Stormy Night – Interlude. Part 3, Confrontation is on the way) and I noticed that I can’t get to any of the blogs I read through Blogspot. Has anyone else had [...]

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Top Ten Meaningless Comments – Part 2

As many of you have read in my previous post, I looked long and hard for the Top Ten Comments That Work In Any Situation to save you time when leaving posts around the web. I fully intended to update my list sooner but I’ve been too busy and basically that’s my only excuse. WARNING: [...]

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Around the Blogs and Back Again – Travel Edition

It’s been an excellent October and I look forward to a great fourth quarter of the year. I always seem to get the travel itch about now and I’m thinking it goes back to my days in elementary school. Wouldn’t it have been nice for your parents to say, “hey, guess what? You don’t need [...]

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It’s Time To Chow Your Shoe and Lewis Too

I just read about John Chow‘s competition with Shoemoney.com and I’m going to throw my own hat into the ring (read about the competition at JohnChow or ShoeMoney.) Let’s see if you can help increase my readership and destroy both John and Jeremy at their own game. So let the competition begin. Personally, I’m a [...]

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Content Isn’t King

I’ve been doing a lot of research lately about building traffic for Lewis Empire and I’ve come to a major conclusion: Content Isn’t King. I know that every single blogger I’ve read who has written a top ten list for bloggers has “write great content” as an important part of being successful. I’ll tell you, [...]

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