personal development and self awareness

No One Ever Told You This About Your Period

by koku_jin
Some days you feel totally in your groove, creating absolute magic and checking things off your Big Three to-do list without hesitation. Other days you move slower and can’t seem to get out of your own way, no matter what tasks are piling up on your plate, and your inner mean girl makes you feel totally awful about it, too. What if you could predict those days? What if you could pinpoint when you’d be in the best mental state to work creatively or when you’ll be totally in the zone, sharp, and focused? Would you even believe me if […]

Influencer Marketing for Small Business: 7 Steps to Finding the Right Influencers (+ Free Templates!)

by koku_jin
When it comes to growing your business on Instagram, influencer marketing has proven to be a huge growth asset. And it’s not just for the mega brands — influencer marketing for small businesses can seriously level-up a campaign, build brand awareness and reach new audiences, without blowing the budget.  But working with influencers on Instagram can seem daunting — not only do you have to find the right influencers for your brand, but you also need to set campaign goals and deadlines, track and measure your success, and manage the budget at the same time! To help you get started, […]

9+ Must-Track eCommerce KPIs to Ensure Google Ads Success

by koku_jin
Last month we looked at all the top eCommerce KPIs to follow and how to create your own based on your goals. But what about those KPIs that specifically help you monitor and optimize your Google ads? What are the must-track PPC KPIs to ensure your ads are not only bringing in a lot of juicy, targeted traffic, but doing so within your budget? You asked, we answered! This week we will run through the 9+ most important Google Ads KPIs and metrics to monitor to ensure Google Ads success. Ultimately helping you to increase conversions and order values while […]

Your Greatest Reward…

by koku_jin
Please imagine a few possible scenarios for yourself…. You desire to write a bestselling book.  You take writing courses, attend workshops, and work on honing your craft.  You write every day for months and months.  Finally, you start your book and after months of hard effort complete it.  It gets accepted by a publisher and it debuts on the New York Times bestseller list! That isn’t your greatest reward… You know you need to lose 15 or 20 pounds.  You’ve known it for a long time.  Finally, you’re fed up.  (Literally and figuratively.)  You make a plan.  Hire a trainer, […]

Cancer Wellness & Reiki: Success Tips for Patients & Practitioners

by koku_jin
One of my Reiki students’ enthusiasm and dedication to Reiki practice are contagious, and she carries the practice with grace and professionalism. I was organizing the Reiki Room and a talk for the Cancer Wellness Expo when she asked for mentoring how to introduce Reiki at her corporate workplace. So even though she’d been practicing for barely six months, I invited her to offer Reiki chair treatment at the Cancer Wellness Expo. And she did! The Cancer Wellness Expo was a huge success and the Reiki Room was too. Participants rated their Reiki experience high among many valuable offerings, and asked for […]

Quick Signature: Tell Congress to support the Women’s Health Protection Act!

by koku_jin
Last Friday, Missouri came one step closer to becoming the first state in the nation without an abortion clinic when its health department rejected a license renewal for the St. Louis Planned Parenthood location. Across the country, women’s reproductive rights are under attack — now more than ever. That’s why we’re asking members of Congress to STOP these plans to roll back our rights to reproductive health and freedom once and for all by passing the Women’s Health Protection Act (S.1645 / H.R. 2975). *Quick Signature: Tell lawmakers to support the Women’s Health Protection Act NOW! Most women who have […]

Top 25 Mindfulness Audio Podcasts & Radio You Must Subscribe and Listen to in 2019

by koku_jin
Top 25 Mindfulness Podcasts Mindfulness Podcasts. The Best Mindfulness Podcasts from thousands of Mindfulness Podcasts on the web using search and social metrics. Subscribe to these audio podcasts because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality episodes. These podcasts are ranked based on following criteria Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social media sites Quality and consistency of episodes. Feedspot’s editorial team and expert review Contents [show]  1 Mindfulness Podcast Newsletter 2 Mindfulness Podcasts 2.1 Mindfulness Mode 2.2 The JOY Factor | Mindfulness, Compassion, […]

Why Outsourcing Your Lead Generation Strategy Might Be a Good Idea

by koku_jin
Lead generation is an undoubtedly critical component to any marketing strategy — in fact, 85% of B2B marketers say lead generation is their most important content marketing goal. However, lead generation can be time-consuming and challenging, particularly since there’s no one-size-fits-all answer when it comes to lead generation. If you own a business or lead a marketing department, it’s vital you assess the extent of your capabilities to decide whether it makes more sense to hire and train someone in-house to market and sell your product, or whether you should outsource your marketing and lead generation efforts. There are advantages […]

The Ultimate Guide to Product Marketing in 2019

by koku_jin
During the 1950s, Volkswagen sold a bus. Although now considered a classic vehicle, the bus remains an icon for the car company decades later. The cool part? Volkswagen just introduced their new VW Bus this year — it’s electric and features modern and sleek styling. Volkswagen’s marketing for the vehicle is eye-catching, unique, and fun, and it fits the original “hippie” vibe the company was once known for. Source Volkswagen also released a TV commercial for the bus that’s clever, minimalist, and on-brand. It introduces the new vehicle with the song The Sound of Silence playing in the background (hint: […]

New Research Is Focusing on Treating Teens’ Suicidal Thoughts With Support of Friends, Family

by koku_jin
A 16-year-old boy, a high school athlete with good grades, told his therapist that he was thinking about taking his own life. That therapist, Dennis Kolsch, got him admitted to an inpatient ward. “He didn’t have a great experience in there, but he was safe,” said Kolsch, a licensed mental health counselor in Cocoa Beach, Florida. “The family felt comforted knowing that.” Teens leaving an inpatient program like this one will have discharge instructions on how to continue care, which usually includes medications and psychotherapy. The boy was discharged to Kolsch’s care, but Kolsch knew that weekly or biweekly therapy […]