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Win a trip for 2 to beautiful Sonoma, California!

Bestselling author Susan Wiggs is currently running an unbelievable giveaway on her website, I just had to share it with you!

To celebrate her brand-new novel, THE APPLE ORCHARD, (which is set in breathtaking Sonoma, CA) Susan is offering anyone who preorders her book the chance to win a getaway for two!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The prize includes:-Airfare for two with two nights at the Fairmont Sonoma Inn-Three-day car rental to and from the San Francisco International airport-Tour and tasting at Benziger Family Winery-Tasting at Imagery Estate Winery for two-A hot air balloon ride for two

Please visit Susan’s website or click the image above for more information & giveaway rules.  Good luck!

 

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Introducing: Stiletto Escape, a Luxury Travel Planning Service for Women

 

We’d like to take a minute to introduce you to one of our clients, Stiletto Escape! You know those type of women that you meet for the first time and become instant friends? That’s exactly how I clicked with Shivani Ballesteros and Jana Wallis, the founders of Stiletto Escape. I’m a huge fan of their services, and can’t wait to help take it to the next level and show everyone why I love it so much!

Avid travelers Shivani & Jana realized that somewhere between traditional travel agents and overwhelming amounts of websites & social media recommendations was the need for a more personalized planning service. Stiletto Escape creates personalized girlfriend getaways tailored to the interests of their clients, whether you’re looking to celebrate a bachelorette party, spring break trip with the girls, a relaxing trip away from the husband & kids, or a reunion with college friends up for adventure.…

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My Business “Intentions” For The New Year

I’ve never liked the phrase “resolutions”. The meaning I associate with resolution is the “act of solving a problem or dispute”. So when I hear people talk about their New Year’s Resolutions, that’s like saying the previous year was a failure or a problem that needs fixing. Instead, I call my goals for the upcoming year my intentions. I intend to make changes and improvements over the next 12 months, but give myself permission to change my priorities & business goals without the threat of failure.

This year, I developed my intentions for my small business and wanted to share them with you. Hope you find them useful as you map out your own goals for 2013. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practicing What I Preach:I feel strongly that public relations professionals who spend the majority of their time working on their personal & company brands are doing a huge disservice to their clients.…

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4 Tips for Writing A Guest Blog

If you’ve given any thought to your online branding, you’ve probably heard the term “content marketing”. Content marketing is a strategy to help build your platform by offering your expertise and business know-how to attract new customers. The goal is not to produce content touting how amazing your services and products are, but to establish yourself as a valuable resource in your industry.

Guest blogging is an effective tool to incorporate into your content marketing program. Below are a few beginner tips to get started guest blogging. 

  • Be a Resource. Quote new statistics pertaining to your industry, forecast new trends, highlight other products and services that might be useful to your customers. If you’re offering useful information to your readers, they’ll look forward to hearing from you. 

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Think Before You Join: Determining Which Social Media Platforms Will Work for You

We have a lot of new clients that come to us and say, “I read that Pinterest is the latest craze, let’s build a profile there,” or “Our competitors are on Twitter, so we need to be there too”. There are a million things you can read about or see your competitors doing, that might not necessarily be the best fit for you and your businesses. Below, we’ve created a series of questions to consider before you jump into a new social media network.

Why do you want to use it? Are you only joining this platform because your competitors are on it? Is it because you read an article about it, and decided you should join? You saw some crazy statistics about how millions of users are using it regularly, and you feel like you should be there too?…

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