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Guide to Branding Your Business on YouTube

In social media, travel by Michael Michelini

YouTube provides its users with an invaluable opportunity to share their videos while simultaneously market themselves. As a matter of fact, this interactive social media platform has become the ultimate instigator of overnight sensations and plenty of content gone viral that you come across on the entire internet. Here are a few tips and tricks that will help you make …

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Content and the Sales Funnel: How to Improve Your Content to Improve Conversions

In business, websites by Mike's Blog TeamLeave a Comment

Did you know that content marketing is an efficient strategy to boost your sales conversion rate? Creating content is more than just a marketing scheme. Regardless of what kind of content you’re making for your website, the truth is, content is a key element of online success. If you think content is helpful in boosting conversions, below are things to …

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Team Development

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Team Development It is all about the team. Mike’s Blog 157 Damon commented on a recent video blog (the stress vlog) that it is all about collaboration. I totally agree there – and community – and team. Today, while here in Cebu, I spent time with team development. Making sure people have the tools and knowledge is critical, and a …

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Back in Good Ol’ Philippines

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Back in Good Ol’ Philippines Mike’s Blog 156 Welcome back (insert sound clip of the Welcome back pop song). Philippines is always a nice place to come back to. Well – I think most would agree the traffic is not the best part – and unfortunately something you need to accept and deal with as soon as you leave the …

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Is Stress Management a Key To Success?

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Dealing with Stress To Succeed Is Stress Management a Key To Success? Take It To The Limit Mike’s Blog 155 Makes me think of the Tom Cruise movie Top Gun – “take it to the limit” but that is just it – life is short and we need to get outside of our comfort zone as much as we can. …

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Building a Skill – Adapting To Cultures

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This is a skill definitely worth developing – being able to respect and adapt to various cultures around you. Mike’s Blog 154 Thought of this topic as I was walking around a kid’s rainforest park with dinosaurs eating each other. Makes me think of humans and the reptile brain that we still have programmed deep in our mind. The threat …

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Is It Worth It To Blog Anymore? I’m Upgrading!

In business by Michael Michelini3 Comments

So many friends of mine – especially in China – have given up blogging. Well, I think it is really due to the Wechat game, taking over the Chinese internet. I even have a Chinese language blog that I still keep online – but no one even goes. My wife helps post on our Wechat official account – but I …

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Dealing with FOMO

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Dealing with FOMO Mike’s blog 153 How are you dealing with FOMO? It is often an internet meme – but it is real! FOMO, for those not up on the internet slang, stands for “Fear of Missing Out” and I would say has been in existence since the stone ages. All this bitcoin and ICO insanity has been nuts the …

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It’s A New Year? Start A Vlog?

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It’s A New Year? Start A Vlog? Mike’s Blog 152 Happy New Year! What is your new year resolution? For me back in the year end of 2015 one was to start this video blog in the new year. Well, technically started just before 2016. Don’t wait until Jan 1 to start your new year’s resolution! So I wonder- what …

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All We Can Do Is Change

In family friends by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

I feel myself changing. The years are passing by. The kids are growing older. Time goes by. We need to stay on top of ourselves. Don’t let ourselves lose track of time and the goals we set in place. I really think it is about becoming a husband and father that changes us so much. And helps us focus. Many …

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Business Brand or Personal Brand?

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Pulling Yourself Off The Face Of a Website Mike’s Blog 151 In Mike’s blog I talk a bit about personal brand and using your own name website and brand to build up a business. It isn’t how I originally started with doing online businesses, I was like so many – I had a name for my business and on the …

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Christmas In China Another Year

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So Another Christmas In China – Life Will Ever Be The Same? A couple days to Christmas as I post this. I had a nice call with a friend who lived in China over 10 years and is now back in America. He said it is the same feeling as if he was in China. Well, not exactly, but he …

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Grind Report – Year End Pomodoro Recap

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Here is my Year End Grind Report So I haven’t done my monthly grind reports – and I feel bad about it. But I haven’t stopped measuring my daily pomodoro sets. So I want to catch up and give a year end report. In today’s chart you can see the weekly chart of pomodoros the lows in 2017 were: * …

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Does Santa Claus Exist?

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Does Santa Claus Exist? Mike’s Blog 150 As a father, it is a new set of questions and decisions. Miles has been coming back from school talking about Christmas and Santa Claus (Lao Ren in Chinese – which literally means old man!) I’ve had some discussions about this with other fathers over the years and wanted to chat about it …