Articles byMaryEllen Tribby

These Shoes Ain’t Just Made For Walkin’

“I know it’s a lot of money, but for every pair of shoes purchased, a pair is donated to help kids all over the world who can’t afford shoes.” These were the words of my 13-year-old daughter as she was convincing me to buy her not one, not two, but three pairs of TOMS shoes! Read More

The Art of Learning, Earning and Serving

Chasing the money will never make you rich. Working 60, 70 even 80 hours a week alone will never make you rich. Sitting around and manifesting success will never make you rich. However, taking deliberate, purposeful, effective action is what makes you rich; rich with inner fulfillment, rich with joy and happiness. Not to mention, it makes you rich monetarily as well. Read More

Make Me An Offer I Can’t Refuse

“Why are you so upset?” my husband asked. “Because this woman has been online and in the marketing world for two years and she is teaching people things that are incorrect,” I replied. “It drives me crazy!” Yes, I will admit it – it makes me freaking nuts when I see this kind of irresponsibility. And, I see it all too often. Read More

Facebook Fakers And Other Social Media Shockers

“You do what?” I asked Cathy, a young lady who had just informed me that her occupation was teaching people how to be authentic on Facebook and Twitter. “That’s right, I teach people – more specifically, women – how to be themselves on social networking sites. That way they can connect and really bond with their customers… which of course helps them make more money. Read More

When Dumb Gets Dumber

I absolutely hate it when I see smart people do dumb things! Unfortunately, this happens all of the time in business. You see smart marketers who never leave enough time for a proper launch. Or the content provider who continually blows all their money by building out a product without any research or testing, only to find out it is NOT a sellable product. Read More

How Word Of Mouth Marketing Can Have A Huge Impact On Your Company’s Future

Print ads, pay-per-click ads, direct mail, radio, and television. There are dozens of marketing channels that you can use to effectively get your message out to millions of potential customers. Now, you may be using all of these marketing methods … and even more. But I want to be sure that you aren’t neglecting one of the fastest-growing types of marketing available today. I’m talking about word of mouth. Read More

Ensuring That Your Business Passes The “Human Test”

Four years ago when my daughter Mikaela was just ten years old she was given an assignment for school. She was to write a story about what she would do if she was given a piece of land. When I came home from the office, she asked me if I would read her story to make sure it was okay. I said, “Of course… I’ll do it after dinner. Read More

5 Steps To Creating A Balanced Life

It was a simple business call. My colleague – “Larry” – had invited me to speak to his mastermind group on a teleconference later in the week. Nothing out of the ordinary. But my sister-in-law’s mouth was hanging wide open. “I can’t believe he called you at 9:00 at night! Don’t you think that is totally inappropriate?” Nancy asked. Read More

Love and Logic Equals GREAT Marketing

Every good marketer I know loves marketing. They read as much as they can about it, understand the elements that make up a good marketing campaign, and are always thinking of ways to make each campaign better. However, every great marketer I know not only loves marketing, but they also understand that marketing is a methodical process. Read More

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