WHY it is important to learn Listening & let your Boss Speak FIRST ?

A sales rep, an administration clerk, and the manager are walking to lunch when they find an antique oil lamp.

They rub it and a Genie comes out. The Genie says, “I’ll give each of you just one wish” “Me first! Me first!” says the admin. clerk.

“I want to be in the Bahamas, driving a speedboat, without a care in the world.” Poof! She’s gone.

“Me next! Me next!” says the sales rep. “I want to be in Hawaii,relaxing on the beach with my personal masseuse, an endless supply of Pina Coladas and the love of my life.” Poof!

He’s gone. “OK, you’re up,” the Genie says to the manager.

The manager says, “I want those two back in the office after lunch.”

Moral of the story: Always let your boss have the first say.

#Calm #Listen #Talk #Thought #Sharable #Learning

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What Intelligent Employees Hate at Work Place the MOST

This blog is something I can relate a lot too and I share my voice & thoughts always when it comes to this.

HERE I GO :

I believe companies should provide their employees flexibility in lunchtime, breaks, sick days, family leave, further education, etc.

Also, we should stop believing in the concept of micromanagement. It puts undue stress on employees.

I Think companies should train, coach and mentor their employees rather than investing time on micromanagement.

If you hired someone, it means you believe they are capable of doing the job. Then trust them to get the job done.

You don’t need to be constantly monitoring their every movement.

The best ideas and advancements are a result of empowering your team.

Micromanagement suffocates, demoralizes and kills creativity.

Select the right people and give them room to get the job done.

#Raise #Voice #Kill #Micromanagement #Be #The #Change #Thought #Shared

How to Show Up In the Top Three on Google Maps

While Google enables you to see more postings by tapping on more places, showing up among the main three gives you preference and edge over your rivals.

 

Did you know: 92% of searchers by and large don’t click more places. On the off chance that your business is not in the main 3 outline, you are feeling the loss of the greater part of that potential business.

 

In the event that your business is not among the main three, here’s a few stages you can actualize that will expand your perceivability and rankings.

 

Make a Content Marketing Strategy

 

Google utilizes your web nearness to rank you on maps. Having a feeble web nearness converts into a lower positioning. To enhance your web nearness, you have to concentrate on making quality substance, connect with your clients, and being recorded on various nearby locales and registries.

 

Guarantee Your Business Listings

 

Google’s calculation takes a gander at your entire web nearness to decide rankings. While having your site and web journals refreshed routinely is vital, Google Maps calculation likewise considers the data about your business on different sites. These sites incorporate online catalogs, for example, local.com, Bing, and yellowpages.com.

 

For you to rank among the main three on Google Maps, you have to guarantee and improve your professional reference on all catalogs. On the off chance that different organizations have more data than yours, this could adversely influence your positioning.

 

Lamentably, online indexes get their data from different sources, and it’s not generally right or predictable. To rectify these missteps, visit all catalogs and refresh your business data.

 

Get surveys

 

It is evaluated that 89% of individuals trust online surveys as much as individual proposals. The more positive surveys you get, the higher your odds of changing over potential clients into paying ones.

 

Make Quality Backlinks

 

In the wake of making substance, amending your business data on online indexes, and assembling a decent number of audits, you could to break into the main three positions on Google Maps. All things considered, you don’t simply arrive and unwind. You have to endeavor to remain on top.

 

Third party referencing is one of the most ideal approaches to remain on top of neighborhood list items. Google’s calculation utilizes backlinks to set up your believability. Getting high expert destinations, for example, the nearby council of trade or Better Business Bureau interfaces back to your site is a splendid approach to remain on top of neighborhood list items. A tenable external link establishment administration can be an extraordinary expansion to your Google Maps advertising methodology.

 

On the off chance that you might want to take in more about improving your Google Maps posting, make sure to look at our free and far reaching nearby SEO control.

 

The Most Important Local Ranking Factors in 2017

  1. Title Tag: title labels that begin with the catchphrase have been found to perform superior to anything those that contain the watchword toward the end. Change your title tag and make it more pertinent for nearby hunts by setting your principle catchphrase toward the start of the tag.

 

  1. H1 Tag: your principle watchword ought to show up in the H1 tag. In the event that you have a few classifications of items or administrations, make an unmistakable page for every class and utilize the fundamental catchphrase of that classification in the separate H1 tag

 

  1. H2, H3..H6 Tags: Take favorable position of these to appropriately structure your page and disclose to Google what your fundamental and supporting themes are. In the nearby space, a large portion of your rivals won’t do this so it is a brisk win.

 

  1. Watchword Density: No, I am not instructing you to abuse catchphrases, the takeaway from this is don’t rehash a similar word again and again. On the off chance that you require a number, shoot for 1 percent or less correct watchword thickness.

 

  1. LSI Keywords in Title, Tags and Content: the nearness of LSI watchwords in title, labels, and substance go about as a substance quality flag and make Google rank your site higher in neighborhood list items.

 

  1. No Duplicate Content: on the off chance that you have copy content on your site, Google will in the long run punish you. While you can in fact rank pages with copy content in nearby SERPs, that will undoubtedly change any day so excel now and make your substance remarkable.

 

  1. Page Loading Speed: a critical nearby positioning component in 2016 is page stacking speed. Google uses Chrome’s client information to track your server speed, non-HTML speed flags, and substance conveyance organize (CDN) utilization keeping in mind the end goal to decide whether your page stacking velocity is sufficiently low.

 

  1. Picture Optimization: streamline your pictures in the event that you need to rank high in indexed lists. A portion of the angles to consider here are picture title, alt label, subtitle and depiction. Since you are attempting to rank locally, make certain to incorporate topographically significant content into those ranges.

 

  1. Outbound Links Quality: the nature of your outbound connections is critical. Truly, numerous computerized advertisers trust that connecting out to definitive destinations in the business enhances look rankings. While I don’t think it has that solid of an effect, it still never damages to connect out to quality, significant assets.

 

  1. Outbound Links Theme: a few reviews directed by the general population at Moz demonstrate that Google and other web indexes are really concentrate the substance on the pages you connection to with a specific end goal to decide whether it is applicable for your customers. For example, on the off chance that you have a pizza eatery and you connection to a few locales about auto parts, Google may feel that your site is about auto parts and not pizza. This is another issue that may turn out to be more compelling after Rank Brain.

 

How to Get More Positive Yelp Reviews

Eighty-three million individuals visit Yelp every month, making it a critical influencer in where customers spend their cash.

 

On the off chance that that weren’t sufficient, Yelp not just has an overwhelming nearness on the primary page of the web crawler result pages (SERPs), yet can likewise represent the deciding moment a business in today’s pursuit to begin with, act-next world.

 

A few presents offer tips on urge individuals to leave surveys (like this one or this one), yet not very many (or any) examine the accompanying strategy that can help an organization get more positive audits to show up on its Yelp profile. The most remunerating some portion of this strategy, is that the positive surveys have as of now been left for organizations by their benefactors – each of the a business needs to do is give them a bit “push” to get them distinguishable.

 

For those of you who will state this is a flawed strategy, educate me regarding it in the remarks underneath, for those of you felt worn out on of all your well deserved audits being separated by Yelp, will need to spare this post. How about we get to it.

 

Discovering Your Filtered Reviews

 

On the off chance that you look down to simply beneath the audits recorded on your profiles you will see an interactive connection that says “(x) different surveys that are not as of now prescribed.” Click on that connection and you will have the capacity to see the surveys that have been left for your business that are gotten in there channels.

 

Getting “Votes” for Positive Reviews

 

Keeping in mind the end goal to get your votes discharged from the channel, you should inspire individuals to vote your survey as “helpful,” and for seeming characteristic, a couple of “clever” and “cool” votes won’t hurt anything either. The issue is, you will be unable to get a pack of arbitrary individuals to set aside the opportunity to take after the above strides and vote in favor of audits other individuals have left for your business, not to stress, there are a couple courses around that.

 

Despite how you get votes in favor of your surveys, there are three components basic to getting them discharged.

 

  1. The votes need to originate from novel IP addresses

 

  1. The votes should be spread out more than a few days to look genuine

 

  1. Getting a few votes from individuals with dynamic Yelp profiles is exceptionally useful.

 

Gaming the “Framework”

 

Cry has wreaked ruin on a ton of good private companies, so I don’t feel even a little bit contrite for revealing to you how to “diversion” its survey programming to help entrepreneurs. Half a month back while viewing an online class by Kotton Grammer, one of his partners talked about utilizing Microworkers to get votes spread over various IPs, divided crosswise over days or weeks, and even some from dynamic Yelp clients.

 

The Beginners Guide to WordPress SEO

WordPress SEO has been secured by more than a couple people, yet the greater part of perusers are saying that few key purposes of WordPress SEO are being precluded and that a significant number of the “WordPress SEO Beginners Guides” are not by any stretch of the imagination arranged to finish fledglings. I will settle those issues for you underneath, first we will cover the rudiments of WordPress and afterward we will dig into WordPress SEO with the goal that you can demonstrate your blog to whatever number perusers as could reasonably be expected.

 

The main thing you will discover if and when you take a gander at a portion of alternate WordPress SEO aides is the say of a few terms, to ensure you are with me all through the procedure, I will characterize the absolute most regular terms you will see beneath; on the off chance that you definitely know the terms, simply skip to the WordPress SEO nuts and bolts segment.

 

WordPress Plugins-WordPress SEO modules are predominant. In the event that you do a fast pursuit of Google, you will discover a large number of decisions; however exactly what is a module? A module is a script or program that adds usefulness to your site. The variety of modules is close boundless. For this article, I will reference the “Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin”

 

Title-This alludes to the title that you will give your page or post in WordPress. A title ought to portray what truly matters to your page and incorporate the catchphrase you need to rank that page for.

 

Website design enhancement Title – When you are utilizing a WordPress SEO module, you will frequently observe a spot for this. The SEO title is the thing that will be shown in the SERPs (See Below). This is vital and ought to plainly tell what really matters to that page or post.

 

This is the thing that you will see beneath where you enter your page or post content.

 

When you scan for the page, the data you put in the SEO title will show up.

 

Heading Tags-Not to be mistaken for title labels, heading labels are pieces of HTML that distinguish to web indexes a structure to your website. They additionally regularly influence the styling of substance on your site which helps perusers filter and comprehend your site. These labels run from 1-6. The page title of SEO Title of your site ought to be a <h1> heading tag, while subheadings ought to be <h2> et cetera.

 

Permalink Structure-This may sound somewhat dubious, yet it isn’t. The permalinks structure alludes to the way that URLs are made when you include another page or post to your site. With a specific end goal to get the most SEO esteem, I utilize the “Post Name Setting”

 

In the event that you have a news sort site, you might need to consider utilizing the “Month and name” or “Day and name” setting. This is critical, so on the off chance that you don’t know, please counsel a SEO pro. It will just take a couple of minutes yet could spare you hours of work to rank your site.

 

URL-Uniform Resource Locator, or put all the more basically, this is the name for you sites home on the web. It is likewise generally alluded to as a space name.

 

301 Redirect-A 301 Redirect is just a short line of code that demonstrates your site has for all time moved and sends the internet searcher or client to the new area. On the off chance that you move a page, you ought to utilize this unless you will give back the page to its unique area in the blink of an eye.

 

Standard URL Tag – For a very long time, Google and other bot driven web search tools would meander erratically and list content. In the long run, they started to check whether precisely the same showed up in more than one place, and on the off chance that it did, they started to punish locales facilitating it. On the off chance that you need to have copy pages on your site, you just embed this tag on one of them and destinations like Google will know not to record both pages. You ought to continue precisely with this however; in the event that you do in inaccurately you could have a few pages not be listed or copy content issues. I propose that in the event that you are a fledgling, you ought to look for expert help with this.

 

Meta Tags-Meta Tags used to be utilized to figure out what truly matters to your site. Like such a large number of different things, this was mishandled by exuberant SEO organizations, so this truly has no an incentive now. You don’t have to include them and doing as such can really conflict with you as contenders will recognize what catchphrases you are endeavoring to rank for.

 

Meta Description-Although a Meta Description does not straightforwardly influence WordPress SEO or SEO when all is said in done, it is as yet supportive so I thought we ought to cover it here. The Meta portrayal is the passage you find in the SERPs just underneath the page title. It gives a concise rundown of what really matters to that page. You will see this fair underneath “Web optimization Title” with the Yoast SEO module.

 

Posts-A post is a sequentially shown article or substance added to your site. This is most regularly utilized for blogging.

 

Pages-Pages in WordPress are fundamentally the same as site pages on any site. The will each have a title and substance. Pages can likewise have “guardians” which could be “administrations” with a particular administration being a page. Pages are static and are shown in an indistinguishable place from you initially put them.

PPC Mistakes Eroding Your Budget

 

Pay per click promoting is an internet showcasing methodology intended to help organizations acquire income from online ads. Via deliberately sorting out your advertisement gatherings and utilizing watchword focusing on, organizations can keep costs for their snap down. This takes a generally direct measure of aptitude and with some preparation and experimentation pay per click (PPC) publicizing could be effective. In case you’re at present working with Google AdWords however not getting quite a bit of an arrival on your speculation, you might disregard some key components in your advertisements or the AdWords framework. PPC crusades can be a squandered exertion if the battle isn’t very much overseen.

 

1.Unfocused watchwords

 

A typical oversight advertising groups make is picking watchwords that match the item or administration on their site in a more extensive sense. Throwing a wide net is not the best technique for this situation. Turning your publicizing consideration regarding long tail watchwords rather than general inquiry words will refine your group of onlookers to the individuals who are hunting down a particular item. These guests are prepared to make a buy and if your advertisement is discovered, this could create a more beneficial lead. Finishing on a couple of more subtle elements after they tap on your advertisement will guarantee the lead transforms into a change, which is the objective of your AdWords battle.

 

  1. Slighting negative watchwords

 

Numerous AdWords crusades don’t use each instrument Google gives to make flawlessly created promotions that objective particular quests. Adding negative catchphrases to advertisements will bar a pursuit that is superfluous to your business, along these lines sparing you cash. Deliberately choose which catchphrases you might want to forget, as you will reject certain hunts from showing your advertisements.

 

3.Untested advertisements

 

Many battles are costing valuable advertising dollars since they were live before being tried. Google experts empower A/B and other factual tests that takes a gander at the adequacy of an AdWords crusade. Try not to make any advertising effort live before testing its viability. This will spare your crusade time and cash by picking just the best advertisements before they begin costing you cash.

 

  1. Advertisement augmentations

 

Once your advertisement climbs in positioning, promotion augmentations may end up noticeably accessible. These additional, free connections to various connections on your site, will permit simpler route straight from the google look page. Once you’ve positioned higher on Google indexed lists, you’ll need to exploit those augmentations to better improve your promotions for higher change rates.

 

5.Landing pages

 

When you are concentrating your promotion dollars on particular items or administrations, you need to ensure your connections finish on those specifics. You might lose leads since the greater part of your connections divert back to your site’s landing page. While this might be best practice for a few promotions, particular points of arrival for particular advertisements will help individuals find what they are hunting down speedier, making your promotion more effective and a potential transformation generator.

 

6.Advertising Copy

 

Unpracticed advertising divisions may not put much thought into the restricted wording they have accessible on Google AdWords. The substance can contain your most essential catchphrases, making it much more profitable land for watchword coordinating. Develop cunning, spellbinding duplicate that is particular to every promotion aggregate it is intended to target. Examine how your opposition is promoting and thought of one of a kind advertisements that are particular to your business’ advantages. Gain from your opposition yet don’t imitate them.

 

7.Seasonal Copy

 

While the dialect you use in your notices is essential, you’ll likewise need to exploit unique trendy expressions that get consideration consistently. Utilizing phrases like “summer victory” and “occasion extraordinary” can draw enthusiasm amid key purchasing periods consistently. Overlooking the utilization of this duplicate could hurt your lead era and be squandering your promoting spending plan.

 

  1. Posting your telephone number

 

Putting your business’ telephone number in your Google AdWords battle is essentially squandering space. This is an ineffectual utilization of duplicate space and won’t have drives clamoring to dial your number. Thought of compact, viable informing and place your telephone number in the advertisement expansion or setup some call just battles.

 

9.Ad gatherings

 

Promotion gatherings are a method for classifying watchword and advertisements. In the event that you are not arranging your PPC account with some kind of pecking order, you might pay excessively for advertisements that aren’t changing over guests. You need to make consistency with the promotion content and presentation pages, and in addition coordinating new watchword bunches that associate with advertisement content and greeting pages.

 

  1. Disregarding the presentation page

 

In the event that you haven’t as of now found on, everything from your promotion duplicate to the watchwords related to your point of arrival should be streamlined for every particular adgroup. It is best practice to divert your prompt a page on your site that is straightforwardly connected with the catchphrase they discovered your advertisement with. An immense oversight a few organizations make is setting their presentation page to their landing page. In the event that your site substance is sufficiently solid, you ought to need to make a client’s pursuit as simple as could reasonably be expected. Choose which advertisement gatherings ought to divert to each page on your site and afterward test the adequacy of that course.

Google Maps Ads

Google presented a scope of new advertisement highlights that would be incorporated to Google Maps.

 

There are four advertisement highlights now accessible in Google Ads.

 

They include:

 

Advanced pins-this can incorporate logos and marking angles

 

Adjustable business pages

 

In-store advancements

 

Nearby stock pursuit work

 

The advertisements show up on guide comes about on the desktop and versatile form of the Google Maps site, Google.com extended guide comes about, and on guide comes about on the Google Maps App. Inside the Google Maps application, two promotions might be shown on ventures.

 

Begin Now and Don’t Give Up.

 

There are no snappy fixes, overnight hacks, or basic approaches to get to the top. Posting your business on Google Maps is free yet promoting your business will require a ton of exertion, time, and skill.

 

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Why Go for Freelancing / Be Your Own Boss

As a freelancer, you generally have a lot more flexibility. You can set your own hours, pick and choose your assignments, increase or decrease your hours, and work around family life and social commitments. As long as you meet your agreed deadlines, you can take the whole day off and work at night if you want.

But don’t get carried away and think you’ll be spending all your time playing with your kids and having quality time with your spouse. Work can pile up, and when deadlines hit, you may have to cancel your plans and work through the night to get the job done.

Benefits

Generally, as a freelancer, you’re on your own. You have to arrange your own health insurance, you don’t get paid when you take time off, and you have to plan for your own retirement. When it comes to training, that’s your responsibility too.

On the face of it, you have total control as a freelancer. You choose what to work on and what not to. If a particular assignment doesn’t interest you, you can simply reject it.

But the trouble is, you have to pay the bills at the end of the month. Unless you’re in a very good position, you’ll probably have to take on some assignments that you’re not that happy about.

You also have a “boss” for each assignment: your client will give you instructions, and expect a certain standard of work from you. You may get some autonomy or control over how to do the work, but if you depart too much from the client’s expectations, you’ll run into problems.

As a freelancer, you have to motivate yourself. You have to find your own clients, do your own marketing, set up your own website, negotiate your own contracts. You have to keep putting yourself out there all the time, with nobody at your back telling you to do it.

And when you get the assignments, you have to manage them yourself. If you land a massive job that’s due a month from now, for example, there’s nothing to stop you spending the next 29 days getting up late and watching daytime TV. Nobody will be angry or fire you. But there will be consequences on day 30, if you’re unable to meet your deadline. So it’s up to you to organize your own time and make sure you stay on top of things.

Freelancing can be very unstable. You may end up in a “feast or famine” cycle, where one month you’re swamped with work and the next you can’t find a single assignment. That makes it hard to plan and hard to manage your financial affairs. And even if you have regular clients, you might lose them at a moment’s notice.

But it’s not all bad news for freelancers. Those poor salaried employees have all their eggs in one basket, so for them, losing their job is catastrophic. As a freelancer, on the other hand, you have multiple clients, so if you lose one, you can simply rely on the others for your income until you find a replacement. It’s unlikely that you’ll lose them all at once, unless there’s a huge economic slowdown or upheaval in your industry—and that would affect salaried employees too.

As a freelancer, you’re often a lone wolf. You may work from home most of the time, or from your own rented studio space. Even if you do work on site for a company, you’re only there temporarily, and it’s harder to form the strong bonds that permanent employees do when they’ve worked together for years. There are plenty of opportunities to meet people, but you’ll have to make more effort to go out there and do it.

  1. Lots of flexibility to choose your own hours.
  2. Ability to choose the work you do.
  3. Little involvement in office politics.

A to Z Tools for Digital Marketing

A- Analytics Google
Google Analytics is a tool to measure the results of how visitors interact with different web pages on the website. This is the most important and free digital marketing tool available.

B- Buzzsumo
It gives an idea about content shared across the web with respect to its Popularity.

C- Canva
It is a web designing tool to create images on the web, social sharing posts, cover pages on Facebook and header on twitter and creating infographics.

D – Docs Google
It is used to write your Content and saved automatically and hosted on google so in case your PC gets shut down for any reasons than to avoid loss it should be used.

E – Easyseotools
It gives all SEO tools like keyword generator, Google Page Rank checker, Googlebot last activity checker, word counter, web page size checker etc.

F- Feedly
You can read, share and organize all the content of your favorite topic in one place.

G- Gimp
Gimp is mainly a web designing tool but also can be used for reducing the size of an image without losing its quality.

H – Hootsuite
It helps in managing all social network at one place by scheduling posts and engaging audience.

I – Info.gram
It is used to create infographics and has limited options with the free plan.

J- JM twitter card
It is WordPress Plugin  and used to share twitter posts by having credits for the post in different forms-
1.    Summary with large image
2.    Only summary

K- Keyword Planner Google
Google Keyword planner is used to search keywords having
1.    Average search Volume
2.    Competition

L- Limit login attempts
It  is WordPress plugin used to limit the login attempts by hackers. This is the must for security and having IP blacklist plugin is added advantage for blocking that completely after locking out period.

M- Moz
This is the best Digital Marketing blog everyone should read to be updated from latest changes and read free resources online.

N – Noun Project
It is used for searching different type of icons required for image creation.

O- Open site explorer
It is a free tool by Moz to analyze your backlinks and nofollow low-quality backlinks according to penguin update. You can also analyze competitor’s URL by this and check their strategy for building backlinks.

P- Plagiarism Checker
Content should be 100% unique and this tool check for the same and highlight duplicate content to be corrected.

Q- Quora
It is question answer forum and helps you to understand what sort of questions people actually looking and searching for.

R-Reddit
It is a resourceful library for the topic you are interested in and also you can post the content.

S- Screaming Frog Spider
It is SEO analysis tool and used to see the pages of the website in a similar way as spiders do.

T-Tweak your biz Title generator
It is used to generate headlines  by simply writing targeted keywords which you can test in headline analyzer tools such as coschedule Headline analyzer.

U – Ubersuggest.
It generates a list of keywords from your assumed keywords and generic keywords.

V-VaultPress
It is used for taking backup on WordPress.

W- Webmasters Google
Google Webmaster tool. Also called search console is used to monitor technical difficulties in a website. A very important in the list of digital marketing tools.

X -Xenu
It is another spider crawling analysis tool.

Y- Yoast SEO plugin
Most important WordPress plugin and used to do on page activities of the website.

Z-Zen pen
It is used to identify the errors in editing and can be checked through Grammarly.