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How to become a full-time freelance writer

By Monica Sampson By 2020, nearly half of Americans may earn their income freelancing. Companies like Lyft and Uber are already having an impact on the contractor or freelancer population. Declining job security is also driving the move from traditional … Continue reading

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10 Easy Ways To Fire Sales Into Red Hot Mode

By Ericka Simpson Would it be accurate to say that your passion as a new business owner forced you to fire sales into red hot gear? Remember when you destroyed every idea that you wouldn’t make it? You didn’t wait … Continue reading

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These Awesome Press Releases Pack Sales Punch

By Ericka Simpson Awesome press releases don’t just inform readers. Great press releases pack a recognizable sales punch. I’ve seen the numbers of listeners at radio shows like Off The Shelf skyrocket after the radio show ran a press announcement for … Continue reading

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Reducing business readiness symptoms

By Ericka Simpson Passion and desire are hard to refuse. They push you into action. If they point toward owning your own business, be bold yet cautiously smart. And expect to experience business readiness symptoms, internal signals that may be … Continue reading

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The power of self-examination

By Diana Russell “Excuse me, Ms. Your slip is showing.” Have you ever heard this, turned and looked at your dress hem and wondered why you didn’t see or feel that two inches of your slip were hanging down below … Continue reading

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Volunteer Smart

By Rhonda Campbell Volunteer smart to add positive strength to the neighborhood and community that you live in. By volunteering smart, you can also connect your business to the community. Do this and your business may become known as a … Continue reading

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Personal Brand Increases Marketability

MEET The Image Connection Group:  The Image Connection Group ( is a personal  brand / professional brand firm. At the helm of the firm are three unstoppable innovators: LaShanda Millner-Murphy, Monique Stubbs-Hall and Melissa Jo Baker. Our desire is to define the … Continue reading

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