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News and updates about the DIY Marketing Center programs, classes, and membership.

  • 21 Dec 2010 3:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Hey gang,

    All the calls and all the group meetings are complete for this year, and the last audio has just been posted. Whew! What a great year!

    But 2011 is coming up in just days, so mark your calendars now so you don't miss the very first meeting of 2011 at 9 a.m. (Pacific) on Monday, January 3. We've got a full schedule to look forward to, and I will see you then.

    Have a great holiday week, everyone! See you soon.

  • 15 Dec 2010 11:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    You are cordially invited to get together for our Holiday meetup on Friday, December 17, 2010 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    If you know someone who is interested in the Mastermind, this may be a good introduction to the group.  Please note this is not a "public" meeting; it is for Mastermind members and their guests only.

    There is no charge, no obligation, and no reservation required to attend this meeting, so bring your business cards and get to know your local SoHo Mastermind network in a comfortable, congenial, and supportive environment.

    Why show up? Meet and mingle with other Mastermind members, forge new alliances, get ideas and inspiration from others, and ask me (Ronnie, your marketing coach) any question you'd like.

    What: Mastermind Meetup
    Who: SoHo Mastermind members & their guests only
    Date: Friday, December 17, 2010
    Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
    Location: 953 Officers Row, Vancouver WA

    Hope to see you Friday!

  • 14 Dec 2010 8:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Hi gang,

    There seems to be a little bit of confusion about registration, and I apologize for that! We are constrained by the site shopping cart, but are trying to make registration as clear and simple as possible.

    You need just ONE registration. You get to choose which type is best for you, but please be advised that there are only so many registrations for Hot Seats and Presentations, and once they are gone, they're gone.

    There are a limited number of HOT SEAT registrations available, and if you want a Hot Seat, that is how you should register. See the Inspiration Weekend page for details on Hot Seats if you're not familiar with them.

    There are a limited number of PRESENTATION registrations available, and if you want five minutes in front of the group, this is the registration for you. See the Inspiration Weekend page for details on Presentation Sessions (because they are new this year).

    There are unlimited GENERAL registrations, and these do not include Hot Seats or Presentations, but do include lunch, as do all registrations.

    Please note, the private 1:1 marketing sessions with me (Ronnie) are available on a first-come-first-served basis, so the earlier you register, the more likely you are to add that to your !nspiration Weekend experience.

    Questions? Please see the FAQ in the the Inspiration Weekend section in the Members-only area, or CALL us at 360-882-1298. 

    If you have questions, we want to hear them, because that means that others probably have those same questions.
  • 09 Dec 2010 3:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Your marketing coach says yes, and explained why in today's Open Agenda Coaching Call.

    Find out more in the Members-only section, Open Agenda Coaching Call page.

  • 01 Dec 2010 9:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Did you attend !nspiration Weekend 2010?

    Then you'll know how valuable it was, and you'll want to get early bird admission on !nspiration Weekend 2011 plus first dibs on Hot Seats, Member Presentations, and more!

    If you were there, CONGRATS! But if you weren't,  you don't want to miss this...

    !nspiration Weekend was a life altering and business boosting event that has changed Masterminders' businesses for the better.

    If you weren't able to make it to this live event, you may have missed your opportunity to benefit in 2010, but please do yourself a favor and not let this opportunity pass you by in 2011.

    If you did join us, then you know what kind of value you experienced and here's an opportunity to reserve your place at our next meeting at the greatest discount available!

    Hear what some of you had to say about !nspiration Weekend 2010:

    The Inspiration Weekend was worth much more than I paid for it--and I am still taking it all in...I wish this group and knowledge had been available to me 30 years ago. I'd be wealthy today. ~Joy Overstreet

    I loved the Inspiration Weekend! Thanks for culling the group so we have the best people. The value of that process showed! I had a mind shift in the Hot Seat. That's what it is about for me--getting my mind around things. ~Caron MacLane

    Thank you for a terrific and of course once again true to its name Inspiration Weekend. Looking around the room, it was wonderful to see my fellow Masterminders who've become an integral part of my life there, growing and helping each other succeed. ~Dana Greyson

    Even though was so much value received by the participants of !nspiration Weekend 2010, we wanted to top what's been done. We challenged ourselves to DOUBLE the benefits for our SoHo Mastermind members, and based on member feedback and suggestions, came up with even more value for the next !nspiration Weekend! What's that look like? The number of Hot Seats has been boosted to 16, and we've added a whole new opportunity: Member Presentations! (And more good news coming, so watch this space.)

    One cool new upgrade is that you can choose the type of registration you want--whether to include a Hot Seat, or a Member Presentation--for the same low price. You will be guaranteed to receive what you register for, so no disappointments or miscommunications this year!

    Scheduled for Friday and Saturday, March 11-12, 2011, this powerful event is a tremendous opportunity for your business, so make sure you plan to be there.

    Get more details in the Members-only area on the Inspiration Weekend page, and then see the member videos on

    Mark your calendar NOW for this momentous gathering of Masterminders like no other!

    Reserve your space now--Early Bird Registration ENDS 12/31/10!

    Questions? Call us at 360-882-1298.
  • 30 Nov 2010 10:28 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Hi gang,

    My personal list of article banks is posted in the Members-Only area in the Resources section on the Links page.

    Please note that we (Erin and I) have not yet gotten a chance to test all the links, or even update the list, but at least it is a start for you.


  • 19 Nov 2010 1:28 PM | Anonymous

    Hello Masterminders!

    I have just posted the 2011 First Quarter Call Schedule PDF file.  You can find the link at the top of the call pages.

    I have also updated the Events page with all event dates through March.

    Feel free to email me with any questions.

    Erin Kingsley

  • 18 Nov 2010 5:04 PM | Anonymous

    A great tool to see how your social media platforms stack up is

  • 18 Nov 2010 4:47 PM | Anonymous

    There are so many tools and a lot of buzz, but who has the time to do it all?  This class will help you identify the tools you should (or shouldn’t) use, how to get started and why you should care in the first place.  Social networking is here, and it can help your business. Come learn how to use it!

    What You’ll Learn:

    • How social media helps you connect & grow your business (yes, it IS worth the time if you plan ahead)
    • Identifying and overcoming common concerns around using social media for business
    • Popular tools to use, plus “Power-User” tips
    • Common mistakes to avoid, or “How not to be a jerk online”
    • High level overview of social media tools for business
    Best for:

    Small business & entrepreneurs beginning to build a social media presence, or improving their efforts

    Grab your seat at the table, and join us for a fun and informative “Coffee Talk!”

    Register here:

  • 18 Nov 2010 12:34 PM | Anonymous member
    With just six weeks left in the year are you feeling overwhelmed trying to wrap up your 2010 business year? Have you given thought to what you want to do or where you want to be in 2011?What you do right now can have a big impact on your success NEXT year!
    Success isn't just about hard work or you'd already have the success you desire because I know you're already working hard! Being a business owner can be stressful and overwhelming. There are always so many details to manage and competing priorities. It's hard to know just where to start first.  How will you feel at the end of the year if you have no concrete, workable plan to improve your business next year and reduce the feelings of overwhelm? 

    On the other hand, consider how you will feel going into 2011 when you have a solid, strategic plan to improve your business productivity, profits, and performance. No doubt you'll feel more hopeful, focused, and energized!
    That is why a FOCUS for SUCCESS session right now with Victoria Cook, The Guilt-Free Coach is the perfect way to put you on track to have a more productive, calm, and accomplished business year. 
    In addition to the 70 Minute FOCUS for SUCCESS Session you'll also receive TWO BONUSES.  Here's what you'll get:
    • A pre-session questionnaire to help you clarify focus areas and expectations
    • Private 70 Minute coaching phone session
    • BONUS 1 - Got Balance Audio Program
    • BONUS 2 - A follow-up private 30 Minute Coaching Call

    The total value for this package is over $359 but yours for just $175 
    when you register by November 24th (use the code Focus2011 in the shopping cart).  Once registered we'll find a mutually convenient time for our 70 minute private phone session.  Get all the details or register now at

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