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SEO in 2018 just got a lot harder, but here's how to beat it

If Google is creating havoc with your inbound leads to your website, you are not alone. In the 30 years that search engines have existed, power plays by Google and Bing have been affecting the online searchability of keywords making SEO more chalenging than ever before.
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How to adapt to the changing employee

From ice addicts through to people who are unfortunately suffering mental health issues, or even those who just get itchy feet - often... employees can be tricky. Regardless of their station, it is important to see the world from their point of view, as without them no business survives. It's like the chicken and the egg. 
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How robotics and AI are changing the way you organise your company

Losing jobs to technology is really nothing new if you think about it – even when humans haven’t been totally overrun they have learned to adapt to technology and machinery to become more efficient and accurate in what they do.

With continued advances in artificial intelligence, technology and robotics, businesses will need to stop and rethink their approach to getting the job done in the most competitive manner.

Businesses are having to transform their training models and methods, reevaluate their hiring practices, reconsider their organisational structure and transform their job descriptions.
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An extraordinary view of life that changes the game

After being one of hundreds at a Jewish wedding yesterday, I couldn't help but think about life and the meaning of what I am doing now and in the future.

For 44 years, life has been remarkably smooth sailing. I have experienced a lot, none of which I would change, and I have accomplished more than I dreamed of doing. The experiences not only make you stronger, more resilient and grateful, they shape who you are and continue to become.
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92,217 Marketers Are Engaged By One Post On LinkedIn

As you know I write. Sometimes on this blog, in magazines, in newspapers, books - you name it. I do it because it is my passion. So it will come as no surprise that as a writer I decided to do a #callout on LinkedIn to other marketers asking them simple questions like why they got into marketing, why they like marketing and what's next.
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#justenough campaign throws light on the use of cosmetic injectables

When Esq Plastic Surgery and Skin Clinic founder and cosmetic surgeon Dr Andy Ives said he was alarmed at the amount of people on television that have gone too far with anti aging injectables and fillers, and overall cosmetic surgery, I found it somewhat refreshing.
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5 Ways To Kick Ass Every Day You Work

The workforce has changed. You really don’t need to be a rocket scientist to realise that. In fact, it has changed so much, many of us old-timers have become out-of-date and a little redundant. While I can’t speak for everyone, I can share my experiences of feeling inadequate and constantly second guessing whether or not I make the right decisions.
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The ultimate internal marketing strategy

It's 2018. Things have changed. #metoo and other movements have taken hold of our mindsets, and as such, a new, evolved workplace is being formed. The question is, what are you doing to make your workplace the ultimate breeding ground for talented, happy and balanced individuals?
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5 Marketing Strategies That You Could Be Doing Better

As we approach yet another public holiday, marketers are playing catch up. Sales departments need leads, management requires results and marketing is getting off to a slow start because someone thought that they could do all the work in January and things would happen at a faster pace, than they actually have.

Do not dispair. Fast-tracking your marketing campaigns and using some fail-proof marketing strategies to generate leads, and improve your brand communications can be done efficiently and effectively - if you know how.
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How to build a new life from scratch

The first 30 days of any decision to make major changes in your life always comes with challenges. As habitual creatures, we tend to do the same things day-in, day-out, and that habit is hard to break.

Many of us make new years resolutions, and few follow them. Me included - well, kind of. I usually make one's that are easy to follow, and never add things like; be healthy, drink less, or go to the gym. In short, I rarely set myself up for failure. 
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Coping with stress in the workplace

Stress: We’ve all been there, we’ve all experienced it, but what can we do to manage stressful situations within the workplace? The employees that tend to be more productive are happy, healthy and stress free.

While experiencing some stress in the workplace is completely normal, I mean we all have stressful situations whether it be tight deadlines, confusion with a task, dealing with a harsh client/customer, but it’s excessive stress which can interfere with your overall performance, lowering your productivity and negativity impacting on your mental health.
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The best day, the worse day

I woke up this morning and hopped in my car with a colleague and my niece, and headed for the beach. I felt good. In fact, I felt great. The sun was already blistering hot and after a cold winter in Melbourne, I was soaking up every bit of warmth that Sydney has to offer.

With so much to do today, I decided that I would spend the morning changing things up. That meant the Bondi to Bronte walk, followed by breakfast at Indigo Double Bay and then a trip to the office. I wanted to pinch myself. A healthy start to the day, sunshine and my favourite city in the world, was making me deliriously happy.
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