As I say good bye to 2014 and welcome 2015 wishing you a very Happy New Year, I want to take some time to review 2014. I want to evaluate the resolutions I took and see how many I could successfully continue and where I had failed. Also I want to jot down the lessons learned in 2014, so that I (and as I am sharing, I hope you too) can use these lessons to make coming years far more productive and fulfilling. This 2014 has been really a turning point in my life, for the first time I will be sharing with you lots of sneak peak into my personal ups and downs.
Mailchimp has smartly combined two latest trends of Social Media – Image Content and Mobile Access to create this simple but really powerful mobile app Mailchimp Snap. With the rising popularity of mobile platforms and availability of highly efficient mobile devices, now a days you can do virtually everything from mobile. As a small business owner / Startup / Entrepreneur / blogger / Online Marketer / Social Media manager , may be you are already using mobile devices more for writing and sharing blog posts, managing your Social Media presence. But to send a Newsletter (atleast using Mailchimp – one of the best newsletter services where you can start for free) you had to get back to PC. Not anymore.
Using Twitter can be fun, but measuring Twitter performance can be real pain in you-know-where. Here is a real cool tool to measure your Twitter performance and get actionable insights to improve it. Hootsuite Grade Your Social – a free tool from the awesome team behind my favorite Social Media Management tool Hootsuite. I am using Twitter from April 2009, though started taking it seriously much later. At the time of writing this article I have 11.1 K followers on Twitter, not a single 1 acquired from any mass twitter buying schemes. But still the big number “11.1K” doesn’t matter, if I am not using it effectively. Over the years I kept learning and implementing, hence improved a lot. But after using this Hootsuite Grade Your Social tool, I found out many more areas of improvement. Let me show you.
From inception of my thoughts about business, marketing , commerce and all related terms I always lived with a dream of having my own business, handling employees and becoming a world class leader. But always had a theoretical doubt, which later turned out to be a practical one.
It has been indeed a pleasure to work with one of India’s starting Network Marketing company and having joined it at an age as early as 17! It has been an incredible ride as I went on from a shy, introvert, novice to develop a network of tens of thousands of people across the country. And, today as I sit here to narrate this to you, I believe I have a RIGHT to share with you how to build a huge network out of my actions, mistakes & achievements!
I’m back with another very inspiring interview in your favorite #IconsAround series. And this is very special for me. Because I met this person during a Kolkata Tweetup in 2010 when I first started using Social Media. Since then I am blessed to have this person as a friend. Though I couldn’t meet this person face-to-face in all these years, but following him online daily. I’ve observed closely over the years how that law student I had met over coffee, has grown into an inspiring Entrepreneur spreading legal education among masses. Beyond legal education, his posts inspire people to do what they love. But above all, if you get to talk to this person, you’ll learn what humility is all about. Keep reading.
What if an event can be arranged, where aspiring photographers can come and get to learn about photography from the experts? Get inspired by the awesome work of these experienced photographers? Not only that, but also the aspiring photographers get to meet and collaborate with local bloggers. And then finally they get to learn how to build their personal brand using Social Media from the Digital Marketing experts. If you are thinking that all of these things sound too good to be true, specially to arrange in Kolkata, then let me tell you that some young passionate individuals successfully arranged this event and it was a huge success. And fortunate I was, to be present there.
Yes there are exactly 2 Secrets of Network Marketing Success. You are very fortunate if your uplines tell you these in early days of Network Marketing career. You are still fortunate if you somehow figure these out after wasting many years (like me). But most unfortunate are those who joined Network Marketing & then gave up after sometimes saying “This thing doesn’t work/ I can’t do it” never knowing about these 2 secrets. And trust me these 2 secrets are nothing extraordinary-alien-technology-reserved-for-specific-people, these 2 are very simple common sense guidelines that every single person can follow & succeed in Network Marketing.