REVISITING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

(And How You Can Improve Yours)

Jun 24, 2015 Posted by Valerie Shaver in Marketing

The truth is, we could all benefit from learning to handle our emotions more constructively. It’s been a few weeks since part one of this message. If you took the test linked to the first blog post on the subject, and found that your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is not all you would like it to…

Why We Love Emotional Intelligence

(And You Should Too)

May 07, 2015 Posted by Valerie Shaver in Marketing

You probably know someone who is a very good listener. He always seems to know the right questions to ask, just what to say, and how to say it, without causing offense. He is genuinely thoughtful and caring. After conversing with him, you tend to feel better, and even if no solution to your problem…

Standing Out In All Seasons

Nov 19, 2014 Posted by Valerie Shaver in Marketing

How can a golf ball be so hard to find in a sea of leaves? Wrapping up the golf season on a gorgeous fall day, I was appreciating the beauty of the leaves until one of my shots landed in a sea of them. You would think a white ball would stand out in the… Read more »

8 SIMPLE CONTENT MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR GOOD SEO (the last section)

Oct 09, 2014 Posted by Valerie Shaver in The Watercooler

OK, coming back to my thoughts of two weeks ago, here are a few more good SEO practices for aiding your attempts to attain better placement for your site in search engines. Be Original: Duplicating content – even your own content is extremely bad for SEO. Make sure your content is original. Do not copy and… Read more »

8 SIMPLE CONTENT MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR GOOD SEO (the first section)

Sep 25, 2014 Posted by Valerie Shaver in The Watercooler

Presuming you have great web design and development, how your website is perceived, used, and accessed (SEO), is most determined by how it is managed. In the past, keyword density was considered to be more important to SEO than content writing. The standards changed in 2013, when Google modified their search algorithms. Keyword density is… Read more »