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What Makes Alberta Golf Courses a Different than others?

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If you are one of the people who consider golf to be of the great pleasures in life, then you would undoubtedly love to visit the spectacular Alberta golf courses. Located away from the hustle and bustle of the city, these golf courses offer the best of golf with the most beautiful views of nature, all served up in the lap of luxury! There is nothing like a round of golf in Golf Albertato help you unwind after a long week at work or even for some serious team building after the success of a lucrative project! Golf Red Deeris also excellent for a family get-together where everyone in the family who is a golfing enthusiast can bond over their favorite game while the rest can relax and have fun with one of the many family entertainment activities available at the golf resort.



One of the specialties of the red deer golf coursesis that you can play your golf as seriously as you want to with professional level commitment because these courses are maintained to extremely high professional sta…

Want To Grow Your Business? 10 Hard Questions You Need To Ask

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Want To Grow Your Business? 10 Hard Questions You Need To Ask
Fixed mindsets irritate me.You know what I mean. Heard the conversations.We have always done it this way.It is just a fad.As we reinvent business and try to change, the foibles of the habitual human become evident. Calcified thinking.“The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones“ – John Maynard KeynesThe pace of change today has accelerated from the era of train and coal to the generation of rocket ships and robots. Being trapped in old habits that aren’t working well anymore stops us innovating in a digital age.We need to let go of the past.The thinking and practices that no longer serves us. A flexibility mindset is essential.So….here are some of the hard questions you need to be asking to grow your business in a digital world and invest in the future.1. What are your digital assets?As visual creatures and hard reality infused homo sapiens, the world is often viewed from the perspect…

Weekend Favs July 29

Weekend Favs July 29
Weekend Favs July 29 written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape MarketingMy weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source or one that I took out there on the road.Slidebean – Create stunning, professional presentations in minutes, not hours.Infogram – Make infographics and charts that people love.Scripted – Scripted has thousands of expert writers ready to supercharge your inbound traffic with outstanding blogs, stellar white papers, and more.These are my weekend favs, I would love to hear about some of yours – Tweet me @ducttape

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12 Steps To Build A Successful Employee Advocacy Program

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12 Steps To Build A Successful Employee Advocacy Program
It’s common knowledge that people don’t trust brands – they trust other people. All too often, digital marketing can come across as cold and lifeless. But it’s not hard to warm up your digital marketing, and win the trust of prospects and customers.Why? Because your company consists of people: people who probably have a healthy appetite for sharing their thoughts via social media.At the risk of lowering the temperature, I shall now introduce one of those frigid-sounding marketing terms: employee advocacy.But really, it’s a term with a lot more warmth and appeal than you might imagine.In a nutshell, employee advocacy is the promotion of a company by its people. It involves them talking your business or brand up on social networks because they want to… and it helps boost your company’s visibility and credibility by showing you have a strong relationship with your employees.Many brands don’t encourage employee advocacy, but they sho…

9 Smart Apps to Stay Connected with Your Team and Coworkers

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9 Smart Apps to Stay Connected with Your Team and Coworkers
9 Smart Apps to Stay Connected with Your Team and Coworkers written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape MarketingDo you want to make communication among your team members easier and better?If you want to work together with your team successfully, you need to communicate effectively.“Alone wecando so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen KellerAccording to a survey, 84% of respondents said they use instant messaging platforms to interact with coworkers.If you don’t communicate, how do you resolve problems and achieve your goals?In this article, you’ll find 9 smart platforms to stay in touch with your team, no matter where they are.1. HipChatHipChat is an online communication tool which allows you to collaborate with your team. It provides features like group chat, video chat, and screen sharing with your team members.The best part?You can integrate it with other tools you are using. No matter where you are you can share…

7 Must-Have Ingredients In Any Effective Link Building Campaign

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7 Must-Have Ingredients In Any Effective Link Building Campaign
Once upon a time, when Yahoo! was one of the most dominant search engines and Google was nowhere to be seen on the ‘most popular search engines’ map, search rankings depended solely on web page content.But then Google rolled out its PageRank Algorithm and completely changed the way in which search results were displayed. Rather than simply focusing on the content of a web page, Google would, through the algorithm, also seek to understand the number of other websites which linked to the page. The logic being that if a significant number of people linked to a page, it must be useful.This quickly became a building block of modern search values. Link building is not dead – far from it – and it’s likely to stick around for a long time. It’s vital to any solid SEO strategy (link building is one of Google’s top 3 ranking factors) and it can also be leveraged to help you with your overall business growth strategy.So what are the k…

The New 6th Edition of The New Rules of Marketing & PR Shipping Now

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The New 6th Edition of The New Rules of Marketing & PR Shipping Now
The first edition of The New Rules of Marketing & PR was published in 2007 and was six months on the BusinessWeek bestseller list. Since then the book has sold more than 375,000 copies in English in the various editions and is now available in 29 languages from Albanian to Vietnamese. Hundreds of colleges and universities around the world use it as a text in class and many companies require all marketing and PR staff to read a copy. I’m excited that the newly updated 6th edition is out in the next few days in the USA and will soon reach other countries around the world.

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16 Essential Tools for Digital Marketers in SMEs

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16 Essential Tools for Digital Marketers in SMEs
16 Essential Tools for Digital Marketers in SMEs written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape MarketingLike any good craftsman, a digital marketer needs tools to perform to the best of his abilities each day.Through the years working in marketing, I’ve tried and tested a lot of tools. Some bad, some good and a very few extraordinary. I’ll focus on the latter group today and hope this essential selection will help you do things better, quicker and more efficiently.A digital marketer these days wears many hats: some of us are content marketers, others focus solely on SEO, but some marketers, especially in SMEs and startups, they do it all. That’s why I’ve chosen tools to help you at every aspect of a digital marketer’s job.We’ll start with content marketing tools, going from content creation to the SEO optimization of that content, followed by e-mail and social media marketing tools.Don’t write more content, write better content.2 million …