The Power of User Generated Content: Turning Customers Into Brand Advocates

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User generated content isn’t a new concept. The strategy has been used for years, but the rise of social media has made it even more important and accessible to every kind of business. In this blog post, we’ll outline what user generated content is, why it’s important, and a five-step process you can use to develop a winning USG strategy.

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7 Morning Rituals to Make You More Productive Throughout the Entire Day

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How do you start your day? If you don’t have a definitive answer to that question, it’s time to evaluate your mornings and develop productive morning rituals. This blog post will show you how to you do it and help you to consistently hit peak performance in everything you do.

First we’ll discuss why morning rituals are so important. Then we’ll outline nine ideas you can implement into your morning routines to increase productivity. Let’s dive in!

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12 Productive Hobbies to Make You More Successful in the New Year

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The way you spend your leisure time is important. Sure, binge watching the latest hit Netflix show is great fun, but is it really going to help you achieve your goals? Probably not. So today we want to discuss 12 productive hobbies you can adopt to become more successful in the new year.

The activities on this list are a diverse mix; there’s something for every kind of personality. Keep reading to discover the most productive hobbies, why each is beneficial, and how to know which activities you, personally, should pursue.

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7 Tips to Better Manage a Remote Team

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Do you manage a remote team? Would you like to? If so, you’ve come to the right place!

Remote work is growing fast. According to IWG, 70% of professionals around the world work remotely at least once per week. And these numbers are only expected to rise in the future.

Whether your team is completely distributed or just a few of your staff members work outside the office from time to time, this blog post will help you better manage a remote team. We’ll start by addressing three myths regarding remote work. Then we’ll detail seven tips you can use to manage a remote team more effectively.

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How to Stop Being a Perfectionist in 6 Simple Steps

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There’s an epidemic affecting businesses the world over. Unfortunately, many people don’t even know it exists. We’re talking about perfectionism.

This blog post will teach you how to stop being a perfectionist. First we’ll dive into what perfectionism really is and its causes. Then we’ll outline a seven step approach you can take to break your perfectionist tendencies. Ready?

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Beat Procrastination With These 7 Easy Tactics

7 Tactics to Beat Procrastination.

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In order to become more productive, you first have to beat procrastination. After all, you can’t implement any productivity tips and tricks until you actually start working on a project. This blog post will teach you how to avoid procrastinating.

First, we’ll analyze three reasons why we tend to push off important tasks. Then we’ll share seven tactics you can use to beat procrastination once and for all.

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The Benefits of Delegation: How To Increase Productivity by Shrinking Your Workload

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Productivity hacks will only get you so far. Eventually you’ll reach the point where your workload is just too great and you can’t get everything done. What do you do when this happens? You need to learn the benefits of delegation and how to do it properly.

Smart and productive leaders understand that one of their greatest assets is the team they have around them. By matching certain tasks with specific employee skill sets, leaders can free themselves up to accomplish their most important work.

This blog post is all about delegation. We’ll discuss the three main reasons why many business leaders under delegate, the top four benefits of delegation, and how to delegate the right way. Let’s get started!

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How to Define Your Destination USP (Unique Selling Proposition) and Attract More Visitors

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One of the keys to successfully marketing a destination is identifying its USP. Have you done this for your city, state, or geographical area? If you haven’t, or you’d like a refresher course on the whole process, this post is for you.

First we’ll discuss what a USP is and why it’s so essential. Then we’ll layout a simple three step system you can use to define your destination USP and attract more visitors.

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