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Ivana Taylor (DIYMarketers)
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Join us for your mid-week small biz chat and laugh a little.
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Won't be able to make it +Ivana Taylor but thank you for always thinking of me for your events. ;-)
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What's happening in YOUR neighborhood?  Join us for our weekly #RandomHangout  chat about life, business, and the business of life.

Think of this as your mid-week break - laugh with us!
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+Ivana Taylor and +Rhonda Wall 
Fun Show !!! ... BTW... Cool Turban
Plus NO Makeup ... Sounds LIKE Me
I Am Not A Big Book Reader However
Thanks For The LOL's About Sex Toys
            ... Have A Fantastic Day ...
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looking forward to hearing what's up mid-week on tha #RandomHangout  
 
It's time for your mid-week break.  Come on in - the Hangout is fine.  
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It's time for your mid-week silliness break.  We don't know what we're going to talk about - and neither will you unless you show up.


Come on over and shoot the _______ with +Rhonda Wall and me.


I just noticed that it's on April 1 -- April Fool's DAY


Ask me about Busy Beaver --


What was the BEST prank you ever pulled ?
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+Ivana Taylor thanks for the shout-out!  Definately going to catch the replay and will be back on regularly scheduling as soon as I get a project wrapped up.  Miss you guys live. :)
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What's happening in YOUR neighborhood?  Join us for our weekly #RandomHangout  chat about life, business, and the business of life.

Think of this as your mid-week break - laugh with us!
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I'm feeling springy for the hangout today
 
Hey gang -- Spring has finally sprung in Cleveland - already been warm and summery in North Carolina -- what's been happening in your neighborhood? 

Join us for a mid-week break and general BS about Business.  AND YIKES - just realized that it's TAX DAY -- 

Do you guys have to PROVE your identity by answering ridiculous questions?  My husband and I made a date to put our heads together and hopefully we can answer the questions correctly the first time around.
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Hey gang -- Spring has finally sprung in Cleveland - already been warm and summery in North Carolina -- what's been happening in your neighborhood? 

Join us for a mid-week break and general BS about Business.  AND YIKES - just realized that it's TAX DAY -- 

Do you guys have to PROVE your identity by answering ridiculous questions?  My husband and I made a date to put our heads together and hopefully we can answer the questions correctly the first time around.
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Adios!!
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It's time for your mid-week break.  Come on in - the Hangout is fine.  
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Throwing out a double dog dare for +Ivana Taylor to do a concert for us in a Random Hangout.
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what time is it?
 
It's time for your mid-week silliness break.  We don't know what we're going to talk about - and neither will you unless you show up.


Come on over and shoot the _______ with +Rhonda Wall and me.


I just noticed that it's on April 1 -- April Fool's DAY


Ask me about Busy Beaver --


What was the BEST prank you ever pulled ?
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I want to thank +Christine DeGraff and +Ronnie Bincer along with +David Kutcher for opening my eyes to possibilities outside of WordPress for Websites.

I originally published this on DIYMarketers -- and now it's been syndicated by +Tweak Your Biz +Niall Devitt .

I'd love to know if any of you are running a Blogger website and what you like about it?  
Publisher Channel Content by DIY Marketers   Everything old is new again! My default website platform is WordPress.  But is
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OH -- thanks for pinging David -- I pinged the wrong on -- uuugh
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Occupation
Marketing Strategist and Publisher of DIYMarketers.com
Skills
Making entrepreneurs feel crazy powerful and enthusiastic about their business. Then there's my ridiculous obsession with finding tools and resources that make your small business look big.
Employment
  • DIYMarketers
    Publisher, 2008 - present
    Overwhelmed by mountains of marketing strategies -- STOP IT! You don't need to do more marketing, you need LESS. DIYMarketers gives small business professionals the tools, training and support they need to do LESS marketing and make MORE money -- YES -- it can be done!
  • Third Force
    President, 1999 - 2013
    Working with business to business clients online and offline to make them the ideal choice for their ideal customer. Clients include: SmallBizTrends Survey Analytics QuestionPro SSP / AFV
  • Alpha Technologies Group
    Worldwide Director of Marketing, 1998 - 1999
  • Vernay Laboratories
    Marketing Manager, 1993 - 1998
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Currently
Clevleland, OH
Previously
Belgrade, Serbia - Aliquippa, PA - Philadelphia, PA - Dayton, OH
Story
Tagline
Marketing isn't about what you DO - It's about who you ARE
Introduction
Hey there, I'm Ivana. 

I publish the popular small business marketing blog DIYMarketers.com and when I'm not doing that, I run a virtual marketing company Third Force where we help B2B companies find their best customers and be the one they choose – regardless of price. I support my addiction to small business books as the book editor for Small Business Trends and I've given more than 200 pieces of advice in the form of articles over at AMEX Open Forum. All in all I've got a couple of thousand article out in cyberspace.

Do LESS Marketing and Make MORE Money

Bet you've never heard a marketing person say that you're doing TOO MUCH marketing -- huh?

DIYMarketers is where bootstrapping entrepreneurs go to get short cuts, tips and tools that help them create BIG marketing on a small budget.

Since I'm a major web tools and apps geek, I love sharing what tools to use for what marketing challenge.  Think of me as a cross between Oprah's favorite things and consumer reports.

What you can count on me for:
  • Creative, low-cost marketing ideas
  • Best Marketing Books
  • Connections to small business influencers
  • Recommendations for best marketing tools, apps, strategies based on what you love to do.
What circles to add me to:
  • Social Media
  • Marketing, Marketing Advice
  • Small Business Marketing
  • Business and Entrepreneurship

Where you'll see me

My most popular articles


Bragging rights
Ranked 21 on Fast Company's Most Infuential People on the Internet in 2010. In 2011, Ivana was listed as one of WE's top 100 Women in eCommerce for 2012.
Education
  • Quigley high school
    1980 - 1983
  • Pennsylvania State University
    1983 - 1986
    B.S. Marketing, Industrial Minor QBA
  • Antioch College
    M.A. Business, 1994 - 1996
    Focus in Multi-functional Work Teams
  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
    Auslander - German, 1986 - 1987
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Female
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I had heard from a friend that these guys not only had SNOW tires, but would store your all season tires (or snow tires) when not in use!!! I'm not sure that it gets any better than that. I called ahead because I wasn't sure if they would be able to take me today -- and Pat told me to come right over. When I got there, the place seemed packed to me -- but I was told that it was actually pretty slow and they would get right to me. And get this -- waiting was no problem because they had FREE WIFI and an office space where you could plug your computer in and get some work done. That was amazing! With it being "Small Business Shopping Week" -- this is the place to go to get your tires (and probably other car care) taken care of. Come on over - you won't regret it.
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I never thought I'd look forward to going to the dentist.... I hate going to the dentist and will avoid it at all costs. But it had to be done. People thought I was nuts when I schedule the entire month of May for extensive dental work. But it was about as pleasant an experience as anyone could hope for. The first thing you'll notice is how bright and clean the place is. Really nice. The front desk staff not only has a smile on their face, but a sense of humor as well. And that certainly made me feel more at ease. Then -- the technology will blow your mind. Aspen has state of the art X-ray machines and stuff I've never seen anywhere else. Not only that, but they actually use these digital x-rays while they are working on your mouth. They even give you a tour of your mouth via the x-ray. Dr. Lloyd is really great. He has a soft and pleasant demeanor that will make you feel comfortable and at ease. I also can't say enough about the staff - Kayla, Jasmine and so many others who worked with me over the course of cleanings, fillings, crowns and wisdom teeth extractions (I know - what was I thinking?!) Another thing I LOVE about this place is that they hate pain as much as I do. There's even this gel that they put on your gums as they clean your teeth -- that totally rocks! Kayla is a little OCD about getting every little bit of plaque off your teeth and out of your gums - I don't think I've ever met a hygienist quite so committed to freeing the world of gum disease - but there she is. Scheduling is easy, payments are even easier (they take just about every insurance!) and you can't beat the location! I'm really happy that I found this place.
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I first heard about Medina Muffler from a neighbor when I first moved to Medina and needed a car mechanic. Medina Muffler has never- ever let me down. When I've had an emergency and needed a leaky gas tank replaced so that I can go on a long trip the next day -- they made it happen. The staff at Medina Muffer is excellent. You never have to worry that someone who is clueless is working on your car. They have master mechanics and specialists for just about anything that your vehicle can dish out. Thanks to Medina Muffer, I've been able to drive all my cars for well over 100,000 miles a piece.
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Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago