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Kate Scarpero, happily NOT accepting Groupons!

Groupon really screwed up…..this time it’s personal!

Update: After a lot of complaining on social media, Groupon finally deleted the listing and ppc ad. Thank you Chris Crum from WebProNews for picking up this story. I’m leaving up this post as a warning to all business owners who are considering dealing with Groupon. ______________________________________________________________________________________________ My wife Kate hates Groupon. I mean really HATES Groupon. You see, she’s…

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About Carlos Scarpero

Carlos "Mr. Leads" Scarpero is the founder and Editor in Chief of Dayton Pulse. He has over 10 years experience in online marketing. Mr. Leads can help you in several areas of internet marketing including generating website traffic, helping with Google reviews, email marketing and more. Mr Leads is also the founder of the Mr. Leads Power Networking Workshop, a LinkedIn training that will show you how to take your networking to the next level. Mr. Leads can be reached at www.Mr-Leads.com or send him a connection request on LinkedIn.

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Two Perspectives From Yesterday’s TEDx Dayton Event

Yesterday, our community experienced an event like no other when we had our very first TEDx Dayton event. This blog post is the perspective of two attendees out of the 900 that were there, Carlos Scarpero and Danielle Deramo. TEDxDayton –Danielle’s Perspective Where do I begin to convey the enormity of the day and experience? One eloquent from the heart…

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About Carlos Scarpero

Carlos "Mr. Leads" Scarpero is the founder and Editor in Chief of Dayton Pulse. He has over 10 years experience in online marketing. Mr. Leads can help you in several areas of internet marketing including generating website traffic, helping with Google reviews, email marketing and more. Mr Leads is also the founder of the Mr. Leads Power Networking Workshop, a LinkedIn training that will show you how to take your networking to the next level. Mr. Leads can be reached at www.Mr-Leads.com or send him a connection request on LinkedIn.

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LinkedIn Shows Best Results For Small Business

The Wall Street Journal recently did a poll and surprise, surprise LinkedIn tops the list as the most useful small business social media resource. Not surprisingly, Twitter was at the bottom of the list. So, the message here is LinkedIn is where you NEED to be to get more business. Twitter is, well for Twittering away your time, of course!…

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About Carlos Scarpero

Carlos "Mr. Leads" Scarpero is the founder and Editor in Chief of Dayton Pulse. He has over 10 years experience in online marketing. Mr. Leads can help you in several areas of internet marketing including generating website traffic, helping with Google reviews, email marketing and more. Mr Leads is also the founder of the Mr. Leads Power Networking Workshop, a LinkedIn training that will show you how to take your networking to the next level. Mr. Leads can be reached at www.Mr-Leads.com or send him a connection request on LinkedIn.

Networking For Life

Ranil Herath asked: Most of us think of networking when we are out of work, looking for a new job, venturing out on our own to build a new business or struggling to keep our own businesses afloat. This perhaps may be the worst time to start networking! Networking is not only about ‘what’s in it for me.’ It is…

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About Carlos Scarpero

Carlos "Mr. Leads" Scarpero is the founder and Editor in Chief of Dayton Pulse. He has over 10 years experience in online marketing. Mr. Leads can help you in several areas of internet marketing including generating website traffic, helping with Google reviews, email marketing and more. Mr Leads is also the founder of the Mr. Leads Power Networking Workshop, a LinkedIn training that will show you how to take your networking to the next level. Mr. Leads can be reached at www.Mr-Leads.com or send him a connection request on LinkedIn.

Networking: Strangers, Friendship, and Business Growth

Daniel Sitter asked: You already know that uncomfortable feeling, that knot in your stomach that forms, when you enter a room, a bus, or any other location where only you and a total stranger occupy the formerly quiet space. What do you say? Do you say anything? Do you even dare make eye contact? Do you locate a point exactly…

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About Carlos Scarpero

Carlos "Mr. Leads" Scarpero is the founder and Editor in Chief of Dayton Pulse. He has over 10 years experience in online marketing. Mr. Leads can help you in several areas of internet marketing including generating website traffic, helping with Google reviews, email marketing and more. Mr Leads is also the founder of the Mr. Leads Power Networking Workshop, a LinkedIn training that will show you how to take your networking to the next level. Mr. Leads can be reached at www.Mr-Leads.com or send him a connection request on LinkedIn.

Sales Training – The Key to Unlock Self-Motivation

Henry Okwo asked: One could make the argument that self-motivation may well be the most crucial ingredient for sales performance. However evaluating motivation in a sales team is a complex matter. It’s assumed that most sales reps are motivated by money of course and making their quota every month. However one must dig deeper and explore the internal and external…

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About Carlos Scarpero

Carlos "Mr. Leads" Scarpero is the founder and Editor in Chief of Dayton Pulse. He has over 10 years experience in online marketing. Mr. Leads can help you in several areas of internet marketing including generating website traffic, helping with Google reviews, email marketing and more. Mr Leads is also the founder of the Mr. Leads Power Networking Workshop, a LinkedIn training that will show you how to take your networking to the next level. Mr. Leads can be reached at www.Mr-Leads.com or send him a connection request on LinkedIn.

Sales Training – What Sets You Apart

Benjamin Harriman asked: Sales training is an important ingredient in succeeding in any business. It enables a company and the individuals who run them to set goals and achieve them fully and on time. A short course in sales is very important regardless of whether you have existing employees or you are dealing with new hires. The course is a…

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About Carlos Scarpero

Carlos "Mr. Leads" Scarpero is the founder and Editor in Chief of Dayton Pulse. He has over 10 years experience in online marketing. Mr. Leads can help you in several areas of internet marketing including generating website traffic, helping with Google reviews, email marketing and more. Mr Leads is also the founder of the Mr. Leads Power Networking Workshop, a LinkedIn training that will show you how to take your networking to the next level. Mr. Leads can be reached at www.Mr-Leads.com or send him a connection request on LinkedIn.