I just started a new Bible study by Priscilla Shirer, titled “Breathe”and it it made me realize just how much we need rest.
I certainly understand feeling like you have to be productive constantly, that is one of my biggest flaws.
…But to maximize the effectiveness of your efforts try to find time every day to put work out of your mind. Try the 10/20/30 rule: 10 minutes of quiet time, 20 minutes of reading and 30 minutes of exercise.
If that’s too much, cut these numbers in half. Something is better than nothing, and you’re recharging your battery so you can run harder!
So let’s run the good race.
Name, Address, Phone. These are the three most important pieces of information you must be consistent with if you want to be found on the web. Consistency is critical because search engines look for clusters of information. For example: (228) 822-9890 is not the same as 228.822.9890 and Street is not the same as St.
According to the 2013 Small Business Technology Survey, produced by the National Small Business Association, “social media is a growing piece of small businesses online strategy,” with LinkedIn and Facebook leading the field in terms of social media outlets used for business purposes. The report points to a notable drop in those small firms who said they don’t use any social media whatsoever, from 53 percent in 2010 to just 27 percent today. Part of the reason is that social media has moved from being a purely social platform to one that truly supports business objectives. This edition of Productivity@Work explores the growth and maturation of social media, its impact on business marketing, and the ways you can leverage its capabilities to gain new customers and, ultimately, expand your business.
When it comes to social media; diversify your content; ask questions, share quotes you find interesting, use videos, photos and links. Engaging your audience will keep users interested; increasing your recall. Increasing your top of mind awareness is optimization on and off line, and converts into loyal customers.