My Medium Weekly Roundup

Choices by Jacquelyn Lynn
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Here’s what I published this week and a few stories by others that I enjoyed

As you build your inventory of social media images, think about how you’re going to keep track of them and find the ones you need.

A few articles I published last year:

The link between honesty and your subconscious:

You’re working hard to grow your business. Are you ready for success?

Musings on makeup …

An article I enjoyed reading this week:

Susie Kearley’s…

Three tips for keeping track of your digital assets

Alligators on a platform. Photo by Jerry D Clement
Photo by Jerry D Clement

You know you need images on your website and blog, as well as to enhance your social media efforts. (If you don’t, here are six reasons why you need images on your website.)

Creating your own images solves the challenge of finding images (also known as digital assets) you have the rights to use, but what about keeping track of them so you can find them quickly when you need them?

Digital asset management (DAM) systems can be expensive and many have a…

My Medium Weekly Roundup

Seven Day Anger Free Challenge by Jacquelyn Lynn — book on a cat
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Here’s what I published this week and a few stories by others that I enjoyed

Because it was Thanksgiving week, I only published one story. If you market with contests, be sure to let both the winners and losers know the results.

A few articles I published last year:

A customer who was creditworthy last year may not be in the same financial status this year.

Is content marketing working for you…

Don’t keep it a secret

screaming hawk photo by Jerry D Clement
Photo by Jerry D Clement; graphics added by Jacquelyn Lynn

Who won your contest?

Contests are a great way to generate sales leads, get customers to engage on social media, build loyalty and more.

But how often have you entered a contest (whether or not you thought there was a realistic chance of winning it) and then never heard another thing about it?

When you hold a contest, be sure to tell your audience who won. If possible and appropriate, include photos of the…

Don’t make this critical negotiating mistake

When buying for your business, are you discussing terms as well as price?

money in various denominations
Photo by Jerry D Clement

Improve your bottom-line profit by negotiating favorable terms with suppliers.

Price negotiations are usually a critical part of the purchasing process, but price is not the only issue to consider when you’re working out a vendor agreement. Beyond the cost of the item itself, look at quantity discounts, add-ons (such as freight and insurance), and the payment terms.

Quantity Discounts

To determine…

It’s not dying and it’s still a great place to grow your business

Graphic created by Jerry D Clement

There are times when skimming through the titles of stories on Medium makes you think the platform is going to fold up and disappear tomorrow.

Medium may be changing, but it’s not dead — and I don’t think it’s dying.

I was introduced to Medium as a place to promote…

Jacquelyn Lynn

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