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The Olympic Formula Of A GKIC Champion

By: Dave Dee on: July 19th, 2016 1 Comment

With the Summer Olympics quickly approaching, there are a lot of stories about how different athletes are making their way to this prestigious event. Some stories have to do with overcoming challenges. And some are, well a bit more unusual… But the point is that people do all sorts of things in pursuit of success. And like the Olympics, in any business, there is rarely one answer, solution or stopgap measure that can make a[…]

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Make Profits Appear Before Your Eyes With These 3 “Magic Tricks”

By: Dave Dee on: December 4th, 2014 2 Comments

There are a lot of similarities in magic and business. (Tweet this!) When I do a magic trick, people often tell me they always wanted to be a magician but don’t know how to go about it. Now that I do more business building than magic tricks, people tell me they want their business to be more successful, but are unsure of what they need to do to make it so. Some other similarities… People[…]

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Five Success Tips & Strategies From Info-SUMMIT

By: Dave Dee on: November 12th, 2014 4 Comments

“If you went to Vegas and stood at a slot machine and every time you put $5 in, it spit $20 back out, how long would you stand at that slot machine?” That was one of my favorite images from this past weekend at Info-SUMMIT 2014 and it was a good description of the kind of tips, systems, and tools that were delivered there. Tips that when implemented will pay you big dividends…reliably and consistently.[…]

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This Gets My Vote Every Time… (How To Make Money From A Hobby You Love)

By: Dave Dee on: November 5th, 2014 1 Comment

Ahh, the day after election day. Such an important day as your vote has made a big impact on the future of your business (among many other things.) If you’re like many business owners I know, you’ve given this careful consideration. But what about electing to change your future, regardless of who got voted into office? That gets my vote every time. And I know of no better opportunity to create the life of your[…]

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Three Things I’ve Learned About How To Fire Up Your Internal Motivation

By: Dave Dee on: October 14th, 2014 2 Comments

I remember the day so well… I was working at Magic Masters selling magic tricks. Magic Masters is located in the hotel lobby of the Hilton in downtown Atlanta.  That particular day there was barely anyone in the hotel. Which meant no one was coming over.  Which meant I had limited opportunity to sell people magic tricks. I was frustrated and angry about being in debt, not making any money, and working at a dead end[…]

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How To Build An Empire When You Don’t Have Time, Money, Or Ideas

By: Dave Dee on: October 9th, 2014 7 Comments

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”—Milton Berle What stops you from creating the income and life you want? Time… Money… Ideas…? A recent article in Southwest Magazine talks about how actor and Emmy Award-winning host and producer of the classic PBS children’s show Reading Rainbow, LeVar Burton, got what he wanted after being told “no” multiple times. In 2009 when the network cancelled his Reading Rainbow show, Burton didn’t give up his idea. He[…]

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The Three Biggest Reasons Businesses Fail…And What To Do Instead.

By: Dave Dee on: September 19th, 2014 3 Comments

We’ve all heard and read about the alarming 80% rate of small businesses that fail in their first 18 months. It’s been reported by many sources including Bloomberg, the leader in reporting financial and business information So when I read an article the other day that said 90% of info-marketing businesses fail, it upset me. I thought to myself, “but why?” This is a formulaic business that anyone can do successfully. My next thought was…[…]

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#1 New York Times Bestselling Book Confirms What Dan Kennedy Has Said All Along

By: Dave Dee on: September 4th, 2014 2 Comments

“Purposeful story telling isn’t show business, it’s good business.” That’s what Peter Guber says in his #1 New York Times Bestselling book, “Tell To Win”. And it’s what Dan Kennedy has said for years: Stories sell. Guber, an extraordinarily successful person who has had a long and varied career serving as studio chief at Columbia Pictures, co-chairman of Casablanca Records and Filmworks, CEO of Polygram Entertainment , Chairman and CEO of both Sony Pictures and[…]

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Three Ways Your List Can Teach You How To Yield A Better Response

By: Dave Dee on: July 22nd, 2014 1 Comment

When he started out, he had no idea he was going into marketing. An English major, he thought he was going to be an editor or a writer or something. But when he applied for this little publishing company that published newsletters and books, that type of job wasn’t available. So he took a job with in-house list management instead. That was 33 years ago. In less than a decade that “little company” did over[…]

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The Best Business Advice From Our Marketer Of The Year Finalists And Winners…

By: Dave Dee on: July 12th, 2014 1 Comment

Each year we hold a special competition that represents some of the best examples of how our members our using GKIC-style marketing to get results. In case you aren’t familiar with our Marketer of the Year competition, the award celebrates the marketing achievements of small business owners and entrepreneurs who have used GKIC-style marketing to grow their business and achieve extraordinary financial increases in their bottom line. The winner receives thousands of dollars in cash[…]

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