As our "YouTube Friend" Roberto Blake says, learning YouTube is like learning how to play a musical instrument. For real businesses and solopreneurs who are already so stretched for time, it can be a real challenge to try to learn how to win at the game, to learn and practice the art, etc. Here's our … Continue reading How Real Businesses Can Get 200 YouTube Subscribers (in 5 Months!)
The world is full of insecurities and it's not hard to see why. Fill in the blank: I hate _______ about myself. It's not just about "being fat" - it's about things like not being married, not having kids, not having finished that college degree, not having that house, that car, that...that, that. It is … Continue reading Why loving yourself is important for business
Need Daymond John's SHARK Acronym broken down? Say no more - we've got you covered. You must've missed the AWESOME new #ChaseforBiz conference held in Atlanta this year? If you did - you missed out on a treat. Cam Newton was there along with Deepak Chopra (who retweeted one of our tweets that day!) as … Continue reading ADS reviews Daymond John’s SHARK Acronym
Thank you Clemson World for your super fun Friday Profile shout out today! We absolutely love it. It included some fun Q&A with ADS founder Andrea D. Smith. (If you didn't know, Clemson is Andrea's alma mater. Now ya know!). Check it out - plus the bonus :15 video shared with Clemson World fans … Continue reading Clemson World shouts out The ADS Agency!
Do you remember what your One Word for 2018 is? Now's a great time to go back and reflect on that. Not too late to incorporate it afresh or to a deeper extent in your world!! Read our original One Word for 2018 New Year's Eve Blog. Watch our original One Word for 2018 Video … Continue reading Mid-Year Check-In: How’s that One Word coming along?
Wondering what IGTV is, why it is and how to use it? Here are all the basics to get you started - including how to upload a video from mobile and web (once that bug is fixed). Check out our video tutorial below plus these tips and things to know (be sure to watch the intro … Continue reading How to do IGTV: Learn the Basics of Instagram Television
You wouldn't necessarily think there's much you could learn about business from a guy who's a forester. Growing up (and even now), my dad loved tromping around in the woods, tackling the nation's largest forest fires, prescribing forest fires and probably so much more I have not a clue about. He's now the pastor of a small, … Continue reading 8 Lessons my Dad Taught Me about Business
Anybody can use a social media management platform like HootSuite, Buffer or Sprout Social to manage and schedule social media posts, tweets, etc. But what if you manage several social media accounts? What if you want to do some real engagement with your Twitter followers without taking forever to scroll through that Twitter home page … Continue reading A Better Way to Use Twitter: TweetDeck Tips 2018
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. - Mark Twain How do you cut through the noise out there for your business? The first basic step is to start with differentiation. But how do you go about differentiating your business (or yourself) from everyone else … Continue reading How to differentiate yourself: for entrepreneurs, personal branders (which we all are) AND career professionals.
If you have a business page on Facebook, you might’ve noticed several notifications all about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) on your page over the past few weeks. If you're in the US like we are, you probably checked it out and then became a bit confused about what it really is. Then you might’ve … Continue reading Overwhelmed by GDPR? We get it. Let’s talk it out.