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Mark Anthony Germanos
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Are you prospecting for anybody or are you attracting your IDEAL clients? #idealcustomer  #marketing  
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Intuit has long worked against return-free filing. The company has said in filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it views free government tax preparation as a risk to its business.

How to keep taxes complex and labor-intensive...
Intuit and its allies are continuing to work against proposals for what’s known as return-free filing.
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Always put your best face (or best content) forward, positioning yourself amongst the greatest in your field.
Follow these cues from hip-hop’s finest figures to establish yourself as a content heavy hitter: Here are 5 content marketing tips from some cool rappers.
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#BestMistake Someone found me online and called five times within a half hour. He was loud and rude. I decided to meet him in person. I could compare my strength and courage to his. He ended up a strong friend and loyal client of nine years, so far.
In this series, professionals reflect on their inevitable career mistakes. Follow the stories here and write your own (please include #BestMistake in your post).“Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.” — Oscar WildeHow many mistakes have I made? I can’t even begin to count them. There were jobs I might have taken (I seriously thought I would play pro football), schools I could have attended, a red tie I’ve worn way too many time...
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Leaning how to write good (I mean well) is the tip of this iceberg.
Where writing is concerned I'm far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with who and whom. (Sometimes I'll even rewrite a sentence just so I won't have to worry about the correct usage.)And that's a real problem; just as one misspelled word can get your résumé tossed onto the reject pile, one misused word can negatively impact your entire message.Fair or unfair, it happens all the time -- so let's make sure it doesn't happen to you.My pos...
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Nine out of 10 customers think loyalty programs suck. And the brands offering them aren’t much better.
A new study from Capgemini Consulting shows that the vast majority of companies have a somewhat of a warped view of loyalty. In a nutshell, most loyalty programs come down to “you spend money, we give you a perk.”The research involved 160 companies in the retail, banking, consumer products, telecom, airlines, hotel and consumer electronics sectors. Here are some of the key findings:89 percent of opinions expressed on social media about loyalty pr...
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If your ideal customer persona is in her twenties, you must use Instagram. If you want to be an early adopter, use Instagram. Become fluent with Instagram before it trickles to older users. 
Say hello to Instagram. Instagram is photo-sharing social media network. According to Wikipedia,  “Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, apply digital filters to them, and share them on a variety of social networking services, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr.”The founders sold it to Facebook for $1 billion. “How,” you may say, “is t...
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You can go online and buy 1,000 LinkedIn connections for $5. Should you do it?
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You need to know when someone is saying something good about you, and more importantly, when someone is saying something bad about you. Talkwalker is your no cost solution to make that happen. 
Know what people are saying about you. In this day and age, you need to monitor your reputation. You need to know when someone is saying something good about you, and more importantly, when someone is saying something bad about you. I have some good news. Talkwalker has a free service that lets you monitor your reputation. Talkwalker alerts you when someone mentions your name online. You should start using Talkwalker today.Talkwalker is Free. Vis...
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People with confidence listen more than they speak because they don’t feel as though they have anything to prove. Confident people know that by actively listening and paying attention to others, they are much more likely to learn and grow.
Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.When it comes to confidence, one thing is certain: truly confident people always have the upper hand over the doubtful and the skittish because they inspire others and they make things happen.Whether you think you can, or...
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After you have created an elevator pitch and are comfortable presenting it, condense it even further. You might meet someone who has heard hundreds of elevator pitches and wants something even more concise. They may want 15 words. You have to be ready.
You need a good answer to, “In 15 words, why should I do business with you?”When you meet people face-to-face“In 15 words, why should I do business with you?” I learned this in a rather harsh manner. I spoke at a networking group near San Francisco. Afterwards, a man walked up, slammed his fists on the table and said, “In 15 words, why should I do business with you?” I did not have a good response. I did have a good long drive back to Sacramento...
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As a local business, you know your reach is typically small and you don’t have the marketing budget to spread the word about your company. Social media allows you to showcase your business and the products or services you sell for free.
Here are just three reasons why social media can help improve your local business.
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Marketing Speaker, Trainer, Author - I help you attract more IDEAL customers
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After serving as a webmaster for the nation's 36th largest financial institution, Mark Anthony Germanos and his wife moved from downtown Chicago to Northern California. They packed their lives in a twenty foot truck and drove west. They took their Midwestern work ethic with them. Mark restarted his network consulting business with a cell phone and a Honda Civic. His business survived the economic nightmare of 2008. He shares what he learned in the Attract Your Ideal Customer workbook and workshops.

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Mark rides his bike up and down the hills of Northern California. He has finished twenty-seven triathlons and two marathons. Even though his knees hurt whenever he runs, he reports, "The glory of crossing the finish line eclipses the pain of my knees."

Speaker Summary

He holds the Toastmasters Able Communicator Silver certificate. He is in the Speakers Bureaus of uLinkNetwork and the International Association of Administrative Professionals. Mark has spoken to the National Association for Interpretation, Industry Council for Small Business Development, International Management Consultants, Project Management Institute, SacProNet, JobTrain, Kiwanis clubs, Rotary clubs and Chambers of Commerce.

Author Summary

Mark writes and publishes a new book every two years. In 2010, he wrote and published How to Make Computer Systems Work for You. In 2012, he wrote and published Escape the Cubicle: How to Leave your Corporate or Government Job for Something Better. In 2014, he wrote and published Attract Your Ideal Customer: A Workbook for Making More MoneyAttract Your Ideal Customer also provides the content for his workshops.

Outside of Work

Mark is a 1989 graduate of Michigan State University. A devout yoga student, Mark has a life, a dream wife and a dog. Call Mark Anthony Germanos today at 415.997.8864. He is also available at:

http://markanthonygermanos.com

http://idealcustomer.net

http://yourseowizard.com and

http://linkedin.com/in/markgermanos.

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Inbound Marketing Certified by @Hubspot, Toastmasters Able Communicator Silver, web4u certified, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Dell Certified Systems Professional, CompTIA Security+ Certified, CloudU certified, WatchGuard Certified Systems Professional-Fireware
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Marketing speaker, trainer, author
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inbound marketing, SEO, social media,content, networking
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  • YourSEOWizard.com
    Social Media Director, 2012 - present
    Mark Anthony Germanos helps you get more ideal customers from the Internet. With his 20-plus years’ business experience, he creates marketing systems that help you attract more ideal customers and put more money in your pocket. Professional Summary After serving as a webmaster for the nation’s 36th largest financial institution, Mark Anthony Germanos and his wife moved from downtown Chicago to Northern California. They packed their lives in a twenty foot truck and drove west. They took their Midwestern work ethic with them. Mark restarted his network consulting business with a cell phone and a Honda Civic. His business survived the economic nightmare of 2008. He shares what he learned in the Attract Your Ideal Customer workbook and workshops. Athletic Summary Mark rides his bike up and down the hills of Northern California. He has finished twenty-seven triathlons and two marathons. Even though his knees hurt whenever he runs, he reports, “The glory of crossing the finish line eclipses the pain of my knees.” Speaker Summary He holds the Toastmasters Able Communicator Silver certificate. He is in the Speakers Bureaus of uLinkNetwork and the International Association of Administrative Professionals. Mark has spoken to the National Association for Interpretation, Industry Council for Small Business Development, International Management Consultants, Project Management Institute, SacProNet, JobTrain, Kiwanis clubs, Rotary clubs and Chambers of Commerce. Author Summary Mark writes and publishes a new book every two years. In 2010, he wrote and published How to Make Computer Systems Work for You. In 2012, he wrote and published Escape the Cubicle: How to Leave your Corporate or Government Job for Something Better. In 2014, he wrote and published Attract Your Ideal Customer: A Workbook for Making More Money. Attract Your Ideal Customer also provides the content for his workshops. Outside of Work Mark is a 1989 graduate of Michigan State University. A devout yoga student, Mark has a life, a dream wife and a dog. Call Mark Anthony Germanos today at (415) 997-8864. He is available at: http://markanthonygermanos.com http://idealcustomer.net http://yourseowizard.com and http://linkedin.com/in/markgermanos.
  • Cameron Park Computer Services
    Computer Network Consultant, 2002 - present
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