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Yes, you heard me right. No, I am not crazy. Video is overrated. Yes, you still need video in your marketing. No, it’s not the #1 way to communicate with your prospects and clients. Facebook (along with many other online

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You may or may not agree with what my greatest accomplishment is, and it may also depend on how you look at my life. Is my greatest accomplishment that I earned my way into becoming the first and only CEO

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May 26, 2016

How I trick my clients

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You probably think it’s pretty bad to not only trick my clients but to actually celebrate it in an article. Well, keep reading and you just might want to start doing the same thing! And if you are offended by

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You are probably doing things for free already, but are you doing the right things for free?  Some giving, serving and sharing can be extremely valuable when it comes to capturing audience oriented opportunities and converting sales. Here are 3

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If you are a speaker, author, or any kind of expert you should have a media kit that is ready to go at a moment’s notice. Every event producer, show producer, or referral partner will want easy ways to talk

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If you are like most people, then you probably think I am pretty prideful. Maybe you have had the chance to learn more about me and know this isn’t really the case, but when most people meet me they tend

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My Beverly Hills Times column for the April Issue was just released! Go read all about The Big-Break Myth and how I met Eva Mendes. To read the article Click Here.

If you don’t already know, HARO stands for Help A Reporter Out (www.helpareporter.com) and is one of the easiest ways to ultimately get featured in the media. Most people either don’t know about this online resource or they don’t really

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Infusionsoft is gearing up for its 10th annual ICON conference where more than 3,000 small business owners will converge in Phoenix for the three-day event. The Chandler software company’s user conference continues to gain recognition as it hosts 10 keynote speakers,

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I put out 3 books in 2015, although I started writing them in 2013 and 2014. Two of them were featured on major media TV news shows One of them launched a new business One of them started a new

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I recently had an unhappy client. That’s never good, no matter what the reason, but what’s more interesting is that all my other clients have received the same service with the result being exactly the opposite. The other clients were

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If you are like me then you are constantly coaching and consulting people with important decisions they need to make. This is what happens when you are in the business of giving advice. Whether it’s interns, clients, or good friends

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The problem with most negotiation tactics and practices is they can feel phony or as if you are playing games. Instead of embellishing or exaggerating situations and circumstances, you want to actually create them and share them in real life.

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If you are an author, speaker, or some kind of advisor you need to know what companies and associations will best serve you. It’s not easy to monetize your knowledge, talents, and experiences so when people dedicate their organizations to

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The problem with most negotiation tactics and practices is they can feel phony or as if you are playing games. Instead of embellishing or exaggerating situations and circumstances, you want to actually create them and share them in real life.

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You probably already know I use social media, email marketing, books and events to generate virtually all my business, but did you know that over 90% of those contacts, readers, and event attendees are referred to me by someone else?

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You have probably thought about raising your prices. Actually, raising your prices is the easy part, right? Getting people to pay higher prices is a different story. Here are some things to consider and the #1 way to actually make

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Maybe you already have a book or you are working on your next book. Whether you want to wing it or you want to be totally prepared, I put together 20 questions for you to consider when writing your book.

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Every professional sports league has an award for the Most Valuable Player. The MVP is the super star individual that is one of the best players in the league, means the most to their team, and as an owner would

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Were you ever teased or picked on as a kid? Most all of us experienced some kind of negativity growing up. Maybe someone made fun of you for trying, maybe someone made fun of you for failing, or maybe someone

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If I walked up to my wife, held out a brown paper bag and said, “I have a gift for you,” she would be mildly curious. She might even be a little excited. On the other hand if I walked

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Whether consciously or subconsciously, when people meet you or get to knowyou they are assigning some kind of success number to you. This number typically represents your level of influence, credibility and accomplishments.You can visualize the number being either a

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You don’t like long stories or confusing introductions and neither do I. What’s even worse is random thoughts with no point or purpose to them. Fast and effective communication is the key to success in today’s world. This is an

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  You may not know this, but Tom Hanks does not audition. Of course, he still gets plenty of roles in movies and yet he never auditions anymore. He hasn’t auditioned for close to two decades! You see, his awards,

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Read Volume 26 of the Icon Advisor Magazine now! Click HERE or follow the link… www.DavidTFagan.com/Icon/Vol26/

Volume 25 is live. To read click HERE or follow this link…www.DavidTFagan.com/Icon/Volume25/

Volume 1 of the US Real Estate Journal is live!\ To read click HERE or follow this link…USRealEstateJournal.com/Vol1/

Helping rebrand and reboot US Real Estate Journal Magazine for Pete Asmus. Just did a mockup of their next cover. Looking forward to connecting and promoting all my real estate related clients with the magazine. More soon. Send me or

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