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Secrets to Success from Queen of Burlesque – Trixie Minx

Last week, we had the great pleasure of meeting with Trixie Minx, the undisputed queen of burlesque in New Orleans, for advice with Acrodisiac. Her story was amazing and her advice was inspirational. I think it will be very helpful for anyone in business, especially anyone who is a performer. Here is the gist. Love Read more about Secrets to Success from Queen of Burlesque – Trixie Minx[…]

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Social Media Sunday School: Mistakes Were Made

Here is this week’s Social Media Sunday School article by Megan Hargroder of Week 4 (Our Social Tribune).  More information on Megan and what she does here. —— Mistakes Were Made (by everyone. so relax.) When it comes to managing your social presence online, nobody’s perfect. Even the military experiences email marketing glitches, like this week when they accidentally sent out Read more about Social Media Sunday School: Mistakes Were Made[…]

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Week 16: Social Media with Kiss Your Grits

Sweetly Say “Screw You” to Salty Online Reviews I know many service-based business owners, especially restaurants, who live and die by each and every online review. Maybe it’s Yelp, TripAdvisor, or on Facebook. A positive review means they are walking on air. A negative review has them heading to their own happy hour. Just like any Read more about Week 16: Social Media with Kiss Your Grits[…]

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Social Media Sunday School: Want more followers?

Another great Social Media Sunday School article by Megan Hargroder of Week 4 (Our Social Tribune).  More information on Megan and what she does here. ——– Working with startups, the #1 question I get is: “How do I build a giant, loyal, responsive audience in one month and with zero dollars and very little time/management/upkeep?” To which my initial response is as Read more about Social Media Sunday School: Want more followers?[…]

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Social Media Sunday School: WTF is “Newsjacking” anyway?

Check out this great Social Media Sunday School article by Megan Hargroder of Week 4 (Our Social Tribune).  She has a ton of great material and more information here. ——- Social Media Sunday School: WTF is “Newsjacking” anyway? Newsjacking: (v) the process of injecting your brand into the day’s news, creating a twist that grabs eyes when Read more about Social Media Sunday School: WTF is “Newsjacking” anyway?[…]

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Week 15: Social Media with FitLot

WANT AMAZING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR YOUR BUSINESS?  TRY THIS ONE AWESOME TRICK! By now, pretty much everyone on the planet has seen those ads for quick belly fat busting supplements.  Everyone also knows that those ads are complete scams. This week I sat down with Adam from FitLot, a 501c(3) nonprofit organization committed to building Read more about Week 15: Social Media with FitLot[…]

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Talking Business – Finding the Right Agent and Other Pointers

Dancingman504 and I had a great meeting with Professor Massa from the Loyola Business School.  Propeller was hopping today with a conference called “Deconstructing Homophobia and Transphobia… A Way Forward!” so we had to roll with it and have the conference call in the car. We had a good idea of what DM504’s business strategy Read more about Talking Business – Finding the Right Agent and Other Pointers[…]

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Adjusting to life in the Big Easy with 52businesses

Last week was my first as an intern with 52businesses and  I’ve already learned so much! On my first day, I was introduced to the 52businesses team over coffee.  Next thing I knew, I was thrown into my first ever Monday morning meeting.  We were working with Katrina Brees last week, a New Orleans artist who wanted to launch Read more about Adjusting to life in the Big Easy with 52businesses[…]

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Healthy Living for Entrepreneurs, Cont.

Welcome back to our continuation of last week’s “Healthy Living for Entrepreneurs”, where we share community tips, tricks, and secrets from the very people for whom this article is for. Got one yourself? Tweet us @52businesses or hit us up on our facebook page! Nancy Walker – Life Coach & Photographer Since I was in my Read more about Healthy Living for Entrepreneurs, Cont.[…]

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Week 8 : SEO Consultation with Megan Hargroder

I had a great meeting with Megan Hargroder, founder of conversations.be and oursocialtribune.com, and she supplied me with a ton of SEO pointers for Week 8’s business, writingyourownvows.com. We’ll run our initial test with CPC ads to validate the concept, but the plan is to hit it hard with SEO once the business is proven. Read more about Week 8 : SEO Consultation with Megan Hargroder[…]