How to Secure and Properly Manage Hard Money Real Estate Loans with Ian Walsh

#56: How to Secure and Properly Manage Hard Money Real Estate Loans with Ian...

In this episode of the Better Than Success podcast, host Nicole Purvy talks with Ian Walsh about How to Secure and Properly Manage Hard...

#55: Becoming a Six Figure Stylist with Yolanda Keels-Walker

In this episode of the Better Than Success podcast, host Nicole Purvy interviews Yolanda Keels-Walker. Yolanda Keels-Walker is an author and successful serial entrepreneur with a...

4 Reasons Why WordPress Is The Best Choice As A Content Management System

It’s never easy to choose a right content management system (CMS) to build and manage your site to your hearts desire. This task confuses...

How to Choose the Right Web Analytics Tool for your Business

Site statistics and website analytics are the most common and important terms used in the digital arena and maybe you’ve already heard these terms...

#54: Sales Secrets to Becoming a Top Real Estate Wholeseller and How to Apply...

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, host Nicole Purvy talks with Sales expert Jabbar Fairweather about Sales Secrets to Becoming a...

#53: How to Pay off Your Student Loan Debt and Position Your Business for...

In episode 53 of the Better Than Success Podcast host Nicole Purvy talks How to Pay off Your Student Loan Debt and Position Your Business for...
How to Acquire, Dispose or Partner with Any Small Business

#52: How to Acquire, Dispose or Partner with Any Small Business

On this episode the Better Than Success Podcast, host Nicole Purvy talks about how to acquire, dispose or partner with any small business. Nicole...

4 Unique Ways To Use a Knowledge Base

A knowledge base is a useful platform that has various purposes in businesses. First of all, you should know that a knowledge base serves...
Time To Ban Leading With Fear

Why it’s Time to Ban Leading With Fear

Being the boss is really hard. Your reputation and name are on the line for every action taken by your employees. Mistakes, missteps and...
#51: How to Make Money Being a Business Coach Introducing Brian Harvey

#51: How to Make Money Being a Business Coach Introducing Brian Harvey

On this episode of the Better than Success Podcast host Nicole Purvy introduces the new Chief Strategy Officer at Better than Success, Brian Harvey. Business...

How E-Learning Has Changed Corporate Functionality

An education can make a profound difference in the world of business. It can boost productivity of the workforce while allowing owners to put...

#50: How to Get Your Small Business in the News feat Lisa Duhart-Collins

In episode 50 of the Better Than Success podcast, host Nicole Purvy interviews Lisa Duhart-Collins about strategies to get news coverage for small businesses. Communications...
#49: How ANYONE Can Improve Their Credit Score to Get Funding and Build a Business

#49: How ANYONE Can Improve Their Credit Score to Get Funding and Build...

On episode 49 of the Better Than Success Podcast, host Nicole Purvy interviews serial entrepreneur Rhonesha Howerton. Rhonesha Howerton, wears several hats in the entrepreneur...

7 Ways Newbies Can Optimize Their Facebook Pages

Facebook’s overwhelming popularity can unlock a whole lot of sales potential for your digital business. With over 1 billion active users a month, Facebook...

#48: Top 7 Success Story Moments of 2016

This week on the Better Than Success podcast, your host Nicole Purvy shares the Top 7 Success Story Moments of 2016. Nicole also reminds you...
Traveling the World and Living the Life of Your Dreams While Giving Back Globally

#47: Traveling the World and Living the Life of Your Dreams While Giving Back...

On this episode of The Better Than Success Podcast, our host Nicole Purvy talks with Nehemiah Davis. Nehemiah Davis is a Award winning, Author, Entrepreneur &...

Getting Your Company Ready for the Global Marketplace

Across the globe, companies are focusing on international commerce. Thomas L. Friedman theorized that outsourcing and supply-chaining would have a huge impact on the...
How to Turn Your Small Business into a National Brand

How to Turn Your Small Business into a National Brand

If you’ve seen great success in your local community, you’re probably contemplating how much further you can push your limits. For most small business...
Interview with Real Estate Investor Vince Stars

#46: How a 20-Year-Old Built a Million Dollar Real Estate Company with Vince Stars

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, host Nicole Purvy interviews real estate investor, Vince Stars. Vince Stars is an entrepreneur, investor,...

#45: How to Achieve High Level Business Success While Suffering Personal Life Tragedies

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, host Nicole Purvy talks about achieving a high level of business success while dealing with...

How Speed Affects Your Website

Time is the most valuable commodity any of us have. We all want to get things done in the shortest amount of time possible....
Pay all Your Debt and Build Wealth with Khalil Mercano

#44: Your Step-by-Step Plan to Pay all Your Debt and Build Wealth with Khalil...

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, host Nicole Purvy talks money with Khalil Marcano. Khalil Marcano is a financial coach and entrepreneur....

Building a Brand Awareness Strategy in Five Steps

Brands and advertising are ubiquitous nowadays. Sometimes it feels like they’re inescapable! Therefore building a brand awareness strategy is essential to keeping your company...
16 DIY Marketing Tools

16 DIY Marketing Tools to Turn Your Powerful Ideas Into Reality

First, a caveat: When selecting your marketing tools, don’t let the tail wag the dog. Each powerful marketing campaign, movement or strategy has to be...
how to invest in real estate with no credit and no money with Don Jacobs

#43: Using Real Estate to Create the Life of Your Dreams with No Money...

In this episode of the Better Than Success podcast, host Nicole Purvy talks how to Use Real Estate to Create the Life of Your...

#42: Top 4 Myths about Having a Mentor

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, host Nicole Purvy talks about the Top 4 Myths about Having a Mentor. The myths...

5 Internet Marketing Tactics That Can Boost Your Startup’s Launch

Starting a company can be exhausting – it takes a lot of money, years of hard work, and quite a bit of luck just...
How to Turn Any Failure or Weakness Into Success

#41: How to Turn Any Failure or Weakness Into Success

In this episode of the Better Than Success podcast, host Nicole Purvy talks about "How to Turn Any Failure or Weakness into Success".  We...
How to Choose the Right Fonts For Your Brand

4 Tips for Choosing the Right Fonts for Your Brand

In the world of typefaces there are so many to choose from. It's like "Lays" potato chips, "betcha can't eat just one." Well I...
How to Get Good at Public Speaking Really Quickly

# 40: How to Get Good at Public Speaking Really Quickly

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, host Nicole Purvy talks about "How to Get Good at Public Speaking Really Quickly". In this episode...
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5 Things to Do on Your Live Broadcasts to Grow Your Business’ Reach and...

While it may seem like live stream is the biggest thing to hit the internet since Facebook there are still a lot of business...
How to Use Systems to Make a Fortune

#39: How to Use Systems to Make a Fortune in Your Business

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, host Nicole Purvy talks “How to Use Systems to Make a Fortune in Your Business”. ...

#38: Mindset Mastery Matrix

In this episode of the Better Than Success podcast, host Nicole Purvy talks about Mindset Change. We developed the ‘Mindset Mastery Matrix’ which can...
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How to Improve User Engagement on Your Website

If you operate a website, it is important for you to get visitors on your web page. It is a challenging task to motivate...

Top 3 Reasons You Need to Rebrand

Over time things change and your brand has to change with it. The people you once served may no longer need your product, or...

ep #37: Grow Your Business with the BTS Sales Equation

On episode #37 of the Better Than Success Podcast, your host Nicole Purvy talks about the Better Than Success Sales Equation. This equation will...
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#36: Take the Small Business Owner Assessment

Better Than Success Podcast host and Business Success Coach Nicole Purvy, gives you her BTS Small Business Owner Health Assessment. This assessment will help...

3 Times You Confused Branding with Marketing

How many of us feel like branding is marketing and marketing is branding? My guess is most of you. You often use these two...

Ep #35: My 3 Biggest Business Failures and What They Taught Me

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, Business Success Coach and host, Nicole Purvy talks about 3 business failures and what she's...
10 Blog Post Ideas

10 Blog Post Ideas for When You Don’t Know What to Write

We've all been there before. You know you need to keep your business blog active, but sometimes you just don't have an interesting topic...
Does Your Brand Have Staying Power

5 Ways to Build a Brand with Staying Power

For small businesses, branding is just as important as it is for large businesses. A business without branding-- in the grand scheme of things--...
How to Turn Failed Relationship Experiences Into Business Success

Ep #34: How to Turn Failed Relationship Experiences Into Business Success

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast host Nicole Purvy talks about how she turned failed relationship experiences into business success. Nicole...
4 Simple Tips to Help You Maximize Profit This Holiday Season

4 Simple Tips to Help You Maximize Profit This Holiday Season

I know it may not feel like the holiday season is right around the corner, but it really is. Just visit Walmart or Target...
Financial Coach Ashley Fox Talks Properly Managing The Business’ Money

Ep #33: Financial Coach Ashley Fox Talks Properly Managing The Business’ Money

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast host Nicole Purvy talks with Financial Coach Ashley Fox about Life, Money, and Success. A former...
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6 Best Ways to Increase Instagram Followers

You do not have to be a celebrity to be popular on Instagram. All you need is some time, dedication, and some serious effort....
Here Are The Top 3 Symptoms That Your Business Is Failing

#32: Top 3 Symptoms That Your Business Is Failing

In this episode, your host of the Better Than Success Podcast, Nikki Purvy talks about the Top 3 Symptoms That Your Business Is Failing. These 3...
5 Things Successful People Do Before 8am

5 Things Successful People Do Before 8am

You've heard the saying before "the early bird gets the worm", and when it comes to being a successful entrepreneur, it's definitely true. The...
4 Ways to Keep Up the Pace During Off Season

4 Ways to Keep Up the Pace During Off Season

How many of us can say that we have a lot of free time when you go to work? None of us! Because, as entrepreneurs...
Kyree Terrell on How He Created a Large Scale News Reporting Site in Less Than a Year

#31: Kyree Terrell on How He Created a Large Scale News Reporting Site in...

Kyree Terrell is the founder and CEO of MyNewPhilly.com, award winning director, editor and published content creator. He’s worked on projects for Comcast, Fuse...
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48 Stats About Instagram That Will Help You Upgrade Your Strategy

Instagram is one of the most popular and fast growing social media platforms, and because it's also owned by Facebook, any brand hoping to...
3 Ways to Stay Organized When Contracting for Large Companies

3 Ways to Stay Organized When Contracting for Large Companies

Being contracted by large companies is super exciting and can be a bit stressful. There is so much to do in such little time. So, you're going...
Top 7 Characteristics to Look for When Hiring & Staffing Your Company

#30: Top 7 Characteristics to Look for When Hiring & Staffing Your Company

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, host Nicole Purvy talks about the Top 7 Characteristics to Look for When Hiring &...
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8 Common Instagram Marketing Mistakes Your Business Must Avoid

Instagram is the breakthrough marketing platform for your business, until it is used incorrectly. Learn here the common Instagram marketing mistakes you must avoid. With...
5 Tricks to Leading a Successful Team

#29: 5 Tricks to Leading a Successful Team…Plus Bonuses

In this episode of the Better than Success Podcast, host Nikki Purvy talks 5 Tricks to Leading a Successful Team. Nikki shares her experience with...

360° Photographs: The Latest Tool to Go Viral on Social Media

Social media is continuously plunging to a higher level each day. The competition is quite tough and online marketing experts trying various unique ways...
Create A Great Customer Service Team From Scratch

How To Create A Great Customer Service Team From Scratch

Customer service is hugely important for brand loyalty, and it could even make or break a small business. 40% of people who experience bad...
Interview with Zakia Blain FBF fitness

Ep:28 Using Social Media to Scale Your Business with Zakia Blain of FBF Fitness

In this Episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, host Nikki Purvy interviews FBF Fitness founder Zakia Blain. //html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4574421/height/360/width/640/theme/legacy/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/no-cache/true/ Zakia Blain, started her fitness journey due...
Productivity Tools: How to Organize Your Digital Space

Productivity Tools: How to Organize Your Digital Space

Just like your physical space, adequate digital space makes your work much easier. We all know how tough it can be looking for a...

Ep 27: How Philanthropy Can Help You to Scale Your Business Quickly

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4557188/height/360/width/640/theme/legacy/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/no-cache/true/ In this episode of the Better Than Success podcast host Nikki Purvy talks "How Philanthropy Can Help You to Scale Your Business Quickly". If...
3 Tips for Managing Your Business While Your Team is on Vacation

3 Tips for Managing Your Business While Your Team is on Vacation

We’re right in the middle of the summer months and before the kids all get ready to go back to school and everyone gets...

#26: Hiring the Right Team to Scale Your Business with Guests Nina Keyes and...

In episode #26 of the Better than Success Podcast, host Nikki Purvy talks with entrepreneur Nina Keyes and Business Coach Kiarra Solomon about tips...
The Appeal of Snapchat Spreads Beyond Millenials

The Appeal of Snapchat Spreads Beyond Millennials

Great to be here on Better Than Success! Since this is my first opportunity to talk to you about social media, a quick introduction...
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5 Tips for Creating a Strong, Healthy Company Culture

Whether your business is just getting started out and you don’t have a team yet or you already have a fully staffed business, you...
7 Steps to Grow Your Business with Andreas Jones

#25: 7 Steps to Grow Your Business with Andreas Jones

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4523221/height/360/width/640/theme/legacy/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/no-cache/true/ In this episode of Better Than Success, we talk with best selling author and business coach Andreas Jones about his 7 step process to...
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3 Tips for Using Livestream to Grow Your Business

If you own a business and do not own any apps that live stream you are hurting your own pockets. Live streaming is the...

How to Start Collaborating with Influencers

In the corporate world, millions of dollars are being spent every day with the purpose of building a recognizable and successful brand users can...
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Ep 24: 4 Ways & 5 Tips to Scale Your Business

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, your host Nicole Purvy, talks about ways and specific actionable tips to scale your business....
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Ep 23: Is Your Business a Multimillion-Dollar Business in the Making? Is your business...

In episode 23 of the Better Than Success Podcast, your host Nikki Purvy talks about how to tell if your business is a multimillion dollar...
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5 Tips for Being Creative At Work

No matter what your daily job responsibilities are, chances are, every once in a while you’re going to need a little jumpstart in your...
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7 Mindset Characteristics of Successful Employees

Why aren't you getting promotions? And, why are the ones who are getting the promotions actually getting the promotions? Continue reading to get insight...

Ep 22: Getting into a Scale Mindset – Your Business Scaled For Success with...

In episode #22 of the Better Than Success Podcast, your host Nicole Purvy talks with photographer Jasen Hudson about how to get into the...
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Interview-June 2016 Better Than Success Entrepreneur Service Award Recipient: Rashaad Lambert

Beginning this month, we at Better Than Success will be giving select awards to outstanding individuals in business.  These awards are given to people...

5 Ways a Style Guide Will Make Your Business Grow Faster

Whether you're a small business or a large corporation a style guide is conducive to the success of your organization. Your brand's style guide plays...

Ep21: Scaling Your Business: Success Code Minicourse Overview

In episode 21 of the Better Than Success Podcast, host Nikki Purvy talks "Why you need to understand the importance of scaling your business: Success...
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How You Can Measure 7 Important Elements of Social Media Marketing

Are you struggling to get results for your business despite all of your efforts? Have you ever thought about social media analytics? Your performance on social...
5 Tools for Managing Tasks and Teams

5 Tools for Managing Tasks and Teams

If you’re building a business right now you either have a team or are going to need one in the very near future. There...
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5 Guidelines for Choosing the Right Fonts for Your Website

When designing your new website you not only want to take in to consideration the type of images you put up, you also want...
Understanding These Business Money Principles Will Determine if You Succeed or Fail!

Ep #20: Understanding These Business Money Principles Will Determine if You Succeed or Fail!

In episode #20 of the Better Than Success Podcast, your host Nikki Purvy talks about the best money principles that will help your business....
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Google Algorithm Changes

Google.com is the most popular the search engine there is, and there's really no need to try to introduce Google. When compared to any...
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The 5 Types of Copywriting Every Business Needs

I LOVE when I meet new or fairly new entrepreneurs who tell me not only do they not like writing, but because of their...
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Logo Design Round-Up

Hey guys!! I haven't had a chance to talk to you all in a few weeks and I must say I've missed all of...
#19: Biz Dev Specialist Kiarra Solomon Teaches Us How to Write Marketing Emails That Convert

#19: Biz Dev Specialist Kiarra Solomon Teaches Us How to Write Marketing Emails That...

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, we sit down with Lidyr Creative's and Better Than Success' VP of Business Development Kiarra...
What Is Brand Awareness And Why It Is Important For You

What Is Brand Awareness And Why It Is Important For You ?

How do you create a unique company and win customers’ love in a very competitive market environment? What is the secret of successful branding?...
5 Online Resources to Learn New Skills For Your Business

5 Online Resources to Learn New Skills For Your Business

Here at Better Than Success you know our number one goal is to teach you the art of success. That's why we not only...
Copywriting for Social Media CTAs, Ads, Landing Pages and Email Marketing

#18: Copywriting for Social Media CTAs, Ads, Landing Pages and Email Marketing

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, Nikki Purvy talks about quick tips for copywriting for social media CTAs, ads, landing pages...
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5 Tips for Writing Better Sales Copy So You Can Make More Money

One of the things that can have a huge impact on your sales conversion rates is your copy. By copy I mean the actual words that...

Tips to Manage Your Social Media Like a Pro

If you're still managing your own social media accounts, you may feel overwhelmed by the responsibility of doing that plus all the work it...
Why a Strong Email List Is the 2nd Most Valuable Form of Capital in Your Business

Ep 17: Why a Strong Email List Is the 2nd Most Valuable Form of...

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, Nikki Purvy talks about Why a Strong Email List Is the 2nd Most Valuable Form of...
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Quiz: Are you Creative, Analytical, or Both?

Are you creative, analytical, or both? Knowing this attribute will allow you to better accommodate the ways you learn, work, and even what goals...
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2 Unusual Characteristics of Effective Leaders

I've been a part of the athletic footwear (sneaker) industry for three decades and I've been fortunate to work in Product Sourcing, Product Development,...
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Tips for Turning Your Social Media Followers Into Paying Customers

Everyone knows that you social media is one of the best tools available to market and grow your business. But if your social media...
Nina Keyes Shares How to Jump start your first Large Scale startup

Ep 16: Nina Keyes Shares How a Single Mother Jumpstarted Her First Large Scale...

Nina Keyes is the Founder and CEO of The Philly Cheesesteak Tour. The Philly Cheesesteak Tour is a sightseeing food tour that highlights Philly...
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5 Rules to Creating a Totally Awesome Business Card

When you go out into the world to promote your business, your business card is usually the first thing a prospective new client sees....

Why You Need To Hire A Social Media Manager Today

Behind every great social media campaign is a great social media manager, who woke up one day with a plan to help their client's...
How to Properly Brand Your Business with Branding Expert Justin Carson

Ep 15: How to Properly Brand Your Business

In episode #15 of the Better Than Success Podcast your host, Nikki Purvy talks with a Branding Specialist. Our Guest is an "Expert Professional...
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5 Tips To Grow Your Twitter Account

It takes time and strategy to grow a following on Twitter. Twitter may be one of the hardest social media sites to tackle. With...
Why Every New Entrepreneuer Should Focus on ONLY One Business with Transportation & Logistics Specialist Darnell Smith

Ep 14: Why Every New Entrepreneur Should Focus on ONLY One Business with Transportation...

In this episode of the Better Than Success, your host Nikki Purvy talks with Forrsmith Logistics founder Darnell Smith about why every new business owner...
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Quiz: What Kind of Learner Are You?

Understanding your learning style is essential, especially if you're going to teach yourself the art of success. But how do you know what kind...
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Workbook: How to Choose the Right StartUp Business for You

So last week I wrote an article “3 Reasons Why Every New Entrepreneur Should Focus on Running ONLY One Business at a Time”. We...
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The Differences Between Marketing and Public Relations

Recently I’ve been sharing a lot of information on Better Than Success about public relations, and how you can effectively launch a PR campaign...
3 Undeniable Reasons You Need a New Logo

3 Undeniable Reasons You Need a New Logo

In order to stay relevant and credible to your clients, you must stay updated and current with the trends especially when it comes to your...

Pros and Cons Of Using Snapchat For Your Business

I know you are probably wondering if Snapchat is beneficial to use for your business. Is it really worth the download? Well Snapchat, is...
How to Create the Life of Your Dreams with Quincy Harris

Episode 13: How to Plan the Life of Your Dreams with TV Personality Quincy...

On this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast we interview radio and television personality, Quincy Harris. Quincy Harris is a force to be...
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Quiz: What Kind of Business Matches Your Personality

If you've been thinking about starting your business, you may have a few ideas in mind already. But does that type of business match...
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3 Reasons Why Every New Entrepreneur Should Focus on Running ONLY One Business at...

I talk with a lot of entrepreneurs and business startup hopefuls and there is one thing in common amongst all of them, they have...
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7 Ways to Build Relationships with Reporters So They Always Want to Write About...

Everyone wants a reporter to cover their story. But who knows what reporters want? Yes, reporters want great stories, but you have to remember...
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3 Basic Principles for Great Flyer Design

What makes a great flyer design? This question, even for me, a graphic designer, was pretty tough to answer. When I was just starting...

The Benefits Of Mobile Live Streaming Services

It’s no secret that we are now living in a society where most of our information comes from some social media app such as Facebook,...
Becoming a Millionaire Before 30 in 3 Short Years in Real Estate with Jay Morrison

Episode #12: Becoming a Millionaire Before 30 in 3 Short Years in Real...

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, Nikki Purvy interviews Real Estate Mogul Jay Morrison. Jay Morrison, also known as "Mr. Real...
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Quiz: Which Money Personality Are You?

Understanding your money personality will really help you as you continue to build your business. If you don't understand your motivations and spending habits,...
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4 Tips for Writing a Press Release That Gets Your Story Covered

Press releases are a great way to share your amazing business stories with the world. But, if you’re reading this post, you probably don’t...
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What Color is Your Business?

With the millions of colors in the world it can be pretty difficult to pick the perfect color for your business. Most people often...

Why Every Business Should Have a Facebook Page

If you are starting a business it is imperative that you have more than a website to market your brand. You should be extending...
Mastering Your Mindset with Lucinda Cross

Episode #11: Mastering Your Mindset to Activate Your Life with Lucinda Cross

On this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, your host Nicole Purvy talks with personal and professional development life coach, Lucinda Cross. Lucinda...
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Quiz: What Type of Marketer Are You?

Knowing what kind of marketer you are can really help you to effectively market your business. But if you understand the kind of marketer...
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4 Business Skills That Every Entrepreneur Needs and How to Get Them

As you can imagine, owning or starting a business is hard, especially if it’s your first time. In those oh-so-important early years of the...

9 Creative Story Ideas to Attract Media Coverage to Your Business

I don't think there is any business owner or entrepreneur who wouldn't love to have a great story about their business on the news...
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4 Fool Proof Ways to Organize Your Design Files

Keeping your design files organized can be hard to do at times. It's just like taking the time to clean your room, you don't actually...
How to Use Your Personal Network to Grow Your Business with Fashion Mogul Tiffany Williams

Ep 10: How to Use Your Personal Network to Grow Your Business with Fashion...

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, host Nikki Purvy talks with fashion mogul Tiffany Williams. Tiffany Williams is the creator and...

5 Tips to Survive Instagram Updates For Your Business

Like many of you, I witnessed my Instagram feed go into a frenzy when the social media app announced they would be changing the...

Quiz: What Workplace Environment is the Right Fit for You

Your workplace environment can have a huge impact on your levels of productivity and overall success. Many people make the mistake of thinking that money...

6 Plugins That Every Ecommerce Site MUST Have

We design a lot of ecommerce sites at Lidyr, so we have an arsenal of tricks that help our clients sites look like they...
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5 Tips to Get More Speaking Engagements Using LinkedIn

LinkedIn doesn’t get enough credit compared to more trendy social media sites like Twitter. Most people tend to ignore it, very rarely logging in, updating...
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3 Deadly Web Design Mistakes

Anyone can build a website. There's no rule that you have to be a web designer in order to do so. In fact, there...
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The Road to Success Is a Marathon, Not a Race

  When it comes to following your dreams, be prepared to be committed for the long haul. Whether you're starting a business or embarking on...
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Ep 9: Prioritize Yourself to Productivity with Isaiah Nathaniel

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, Your host Nicole Purvy talks with successful entrepreneur Isaiah Nathaniel about how he runs two...

Quiz: Are you creative or logical?

I'm sure you've heard people talk about left-brained versus right-brained people, but which one are you. Are you more creative or logical? Complete this...

6 Tips for Creating an Effective Email Marketing Strategy

Time and time again I’ve told you that email marketing is 40% more effective than any other form of online marketing. But that doesn’t...
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5 Reasons Why Failure Leads to Success

When you think of the word failure, you kind of see this huge dark cloud behind it. You see this is because, throughout your entire life...
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Episode 8: Turning Failure into Success with Attorney Sam Anyan

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, your host Nikki Purvy interviews attorney Sam Anyan about how he turned failure into success....

Quiz: What Kind of Leader Are You?

Knowing and understanding your leadership style is essential to being a successful entrepreneur. If you ever want to effectively lead a team you must...
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Why Your Elevator Pitch Is Your Single Best Marketing Tool

I’m going to start my case of why your elevator pitch is your single best marketing tool with a story. I once knew this...
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The Benefits of Having Your Business Certified

Very many small business owners overlook the opportunities that may be available through business certifications. Even if you aren’t a large business or corporation,...

9 Ways to Unleash Your Creativity and Find Inspiration as an Entrepreneur

Every entrepreneur has traits that set them apart from others, such as risk-seeking, hard working, and extremely independent. However, it’s our ability to see the...

Ep 7: How to Run Your Company’s Blog so That It’s Not a Waste...

When new businesses get a new website a lot of times they want a blog page. When clients come to us and they want...

Test Your Business Etiquette

Business Etiquette is extremely important if you want to go far in life. Unfortunately, too many of the people who lack business savvy don't...

Is Your Business Really a Non-Profit?

A nonprofit organization or a "501(c)3" for short, named after it's status,  is a type of business organization that has tax exempt status. The possibility...

12 Common Mistakes Designers Make

As you all know, sometimes we make mistakes - not that we want to admit any of them. I understand that it’s a little...
How to Get Your Entrepreneurial Day Going on the Right Track

How to Get Your Entrepreneurial Day Going on the Right Track

  I truly believe that how you start your day will set the tone for the entire day. Your morning routine will determine your mood...
3 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs to Understand about Money

Ep 6: 3 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs to Understand about Money

In the episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, Nicole Purvy talks about the Three Things Every Entrepreneur Needs to Understand about Money. She...

What Type of Entrepreneur Are You?

There are so many different types of entrepreneurs. If you're wondering what kind of entrepreneur you are, or if you even are an entrepreneur, this...
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Why You Should Write Your Mission Statement at Least 6-months after Being in Business

Writing a mission statement can be one of the most difficult things to do when starting a new business. It sounds like a simple...

6 Tips for a Successful Public Relations Campaign for Small Businesses

The going rate for a public relations consultant or publicist start at about $1500 per month. Experts will tell you that you need to...

Details Matter: 8 Ways to Improve Your Focus Skills

In the past we've a lot of written a lot about making mistakes, but now we want to focus on  how we can improve and...

Episode 5: This Time Management Technique Increased My Productivity by 75%

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, your host Nikki Purvy reveals step-by-step her time management technique that allows her to complete...
Three Phases of Entrepreneurial Work/Life Balance

Episode 4: Three Phases of Entrepreneurial Work Life Balance

In this episode of the Better Than Success Podcast, your how Nicole Purvy talks about the three phases that all new entrepreneurs go through....

9 Tips for Hiring Your First Intern

Running your own business can be difficult, especially if you can’t really afford to hire a supporting team. Hiring an intern may seem like...
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How to Properly Price Your Ecommerce Products

A few years ago, just before officially turning my freelance web design business into a full fledge agency with employees, Lidyr Creative Marketing Agency,...
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Episode 3: Three Books to Help You Start Your Business

In episode 3 of the Better Than Success Podcast, your host Nicole Purvy talks about the top 3 books that will help you jump...
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The Pros and Cons of Buffer and Hootsuite

When it comes to social media management tools, the two titans that tower over the rest are Hootsuite and Buffer. The idea is that...

What You Should Know about Creating a Lead Magnet for Your Business

Finding new customer leads online can be tough. Whether you are an online business or a traditional brick and mortar shop, online marketing offers...
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10 Types of Difficult Clients and How to Deal with Them

No matter how good your product or service is, it is just a matter of time before you have your first encounter with the...
How to network for your business

Episode 2: How to Network for Your Business

In episode 2 of the Better Than Success Podcast, your host Nikki Purvy talks what networking really is and how to network when your...

The Truth about Sliders on Your Website

Sliders seem sleek and cool. They’re those carousel of images and text that slides different images across your screen. They look like an easy...
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Define Your Customer Avatar with This Questionnaire

One of the most popular mistakes of many start-up businesses is that they try to appeal to too many people. They are afraid that...

7 Real Life Lessons I’ve Learned as a Graphic Designer

Just like every other human being, I am a work in progress. Last year, I got a promotion to Lead Graphic Designer at our parent...
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The Introvert’s Guide to Networking for Businesses

I was very eager to write this post because I hate the word and notion of “Networking”, although many of my friends and associates...
How to create a winning company manual

How to Create Your Company Manual

As you grow your business and hire new employees, it is important that you have a company manual that includes standard operating procedures. Now,...

How to Establish Your Business’ Point of Difference

You’ve noticed two or three (or 10) businesses making millions online selling the same products as each other. You do a little research and...
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7 Top Podcasts for Ecommerce Startup Businesses

Whether you are new to ecommerce or you’ve been around for sometime, you will need a little inspiration, encouragement and insight from time to...
Choosing a Style Guide for Your Business

How to Create a Style Guide for Your Business

As a company who works with many startups, we've accumulated quit a bit of knowledge about startup pitfalls in a relatively short amount of...
Avoid These Four Web Design Mistakes

Avoid These Four Web Design Mistakes

When designing a website, there are four potentially catastrophic problems that can easily be avoided. These errors easily turn off users towards your online...

6 Must Have Marketing Tools When Starting a New Business

So you want to start a business? There’s definitely a few Marketing Tools you’re going to need to get started. I know you’re wondering,...
Make Your Business Stand Out with a Point of Difference

Episode 1: Make Your Business Stand Out with a Point of Difference

In episode 1 of the Better than Success Podcast your host Nikki Purvy defines 'Point of Difference' and explains why your business needs one....

Choosing the Right Colors For Your Logo

Choosing the Right Colors For Your Logo Choosing colors for your logo sounds simple, but can actually be one of the most important aspects to...