Am I Too Old To Learn Online Marketing?

by Donna Dekker Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
One of my motto's is: "You are never too old" Sure, I may be 43 years of age as I write this so you might think I have absolutely no idea, and sure, there may be some things that are way too physical to be learning after a certain age, but online marketing is no different to learning anything else that requires you to sit, read, research and type. Online marketing involves a lot of sitting, reading, researching and typing Don't Let Technology Scare ...
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How to Find the Time You Need to Start, Run and Build Your Successful Online Business

by Donna Dekker Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
When it comes to success there is no easy way out. I'm not going to lie and tell you that becoming an online marketer is all roses. There is work to be done and there is money to invest (as with any business). You must put in the time and effort required. "But how much time?" I hear you ask. Well, here comes the good news: So long as you can spare 15 to 20 hours a week working on your online business, with some cash to ...
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Know How to Cut and Paste

by Donna Dekker Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
One of the top reasons people decide against starting, building and running their own online business is out of fear of not having the computer "techie" knowledge they need. Fair enough really, I mean without the understanding of what it really takes in this "digital day and age" to get an online business up and running, the thought of things such as website design, linking products to your pages and using social media to promote yourself can be very overwhelming. The reason ...
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Know How To Type and Send Emails

by Donna Dekker Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
One of the top reasons people decide against starting their own online business is their fear of not knowing how to do all the "techie" stuff. But have no fear.... Learning how to start, build and run your online business with SFM means you only need to know how to do three things on a computer; Search Google (and YouTube) Type and Send an Email Copy and Paste My previous blog covered How to Search Google and Youtube (with a couple of extra tips). Check it ...
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Know How to Use Google and YouTube

by Donna Dekker Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
The thought of having to be technical when it comes to starting, building and running an online business can be extremely daunting. But it doesn't need to be. Learning how to start, build and run your online business with SFM means you only need to know how to do three things on a computer: 1. Search Google (and YouTube) 2. Type and Send an Email 3. Copy and Paste. For this blog I am going to cover: How To Search for Things Using Google and YouTube Let's Start ...
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Bricks and Morter Vs Online Business?

by Donna Dekker Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
I'm going to keep this short and sweet for you, so let's start by looking at the pro's and con's of operating a Bricks and Mortar Business. Bricks and Mortar Pro's Having An Actual Physical Location Providing you have chosen a good location where there is a lot of traffic such as people walking past or cars driving by, having an actual physical location serves as a marketing device. People who walk or drive by can see your shop front so know you are ...
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How To Do What You Want When You Want Because You Want!

by Donna Dekker Internet and Businesses Online, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
I know I am at my happiest when I am able to do what I want when I want because I want. Now, before I go any further I will replace the word "want" with "desire" Why? You see, when you "want" something the Universe/God/Divine Energy/or whatever term you prefer to use recognizes that you "want" something and thinks, "Wow, you like wanting things. I will, therefore, make you happier by providing you with more reasons and experiences that put you in a state of ...
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Active Stem - My 90 Day Trial - Completion

by Donna Dekker Health and Fitness, Food and Drink, Shopping and Product Reviews
Wow, I have now completed the Active Stem 90 Day trial. How time flys when you're having fun. Admittedly, I missed 4 days but I made them up with day 91, 92, 93 and 94. I felt no need to update you between week 7 and now as I felt no major changes, although I do feel I've put on a tad bit of muscle thanks to the L-Leucine which triggers muscle growth. I won't rave on though - check out my video ...
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Do You Burn More Calories Exercising In Winter?

by Donna Dekker Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
The short, sweet answer is Yes, you do burn more calories exercising in winter. Your body does burn more energy because it not only deals with exercise, but it also has to deal with keeping warm. However.... The extra energy used to warm up, and then stay warm, on those cold days will not make any major difference as far as weight loss goes - especially in this day and age when we are able to wear weather appropriate training gear. There is other ...
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Are We Robots or Humans??

by Donna Dekker Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
Do you wake up early in the morning for work by a dreaded alarm? After dragging yourself out of bed, do you spend your first waking hour prepping for work? Do you then hop in your car only to have to deal with peak hour traffic in order to commute to work? After your stressful commute, is the next 8 - 12 hours of your day, or perhaps more, dedicated to your form of employment? Once you've completed your 8 - 12 hours of ...
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Healthy People are Successful People

by Donna Dekker Internet and Businesses Online, Health and Fitness
If someone asked you "are you healthy" what would you say? What if someone asked you if you thought you were successful? What would you say to that? Would you be able to answer "yes" to both questions? Well, if you are a healthy person with healthy habits then you have every right to answer "yes" to both questions. Let's compare habits of healthy people with traits of successful people. Habits of Healthy People. 1. Enjoy Exercising Yep, believe it or not, there are people out there ...
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Active Stem - My 90 Day Trail - Week 7

by Donna Dekker Health and Fitness, Food and Drink, Shopping and Product Reviews
I have been consuming Active Stem every day as part of the Active Stem 90 Day Trial for 7 weeks now so time for my weekly update. Last week I mentioned I had been experiencing some excessive bloating. All is good in that department now and I know it had nothing to do with Active Stem. Here's my video. Feel free to check it out. The only noticeable difference is that my hair is shorter - that's thanks to my hairdresser, not ...
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Push For Personal Growth As You Would For Fitness

by Donna Dekker Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
In order to make improvements with our fitness, we need to up the anti with our fitness training in some way, be that incorporating sprints within a run, using drop sets within a weight training session or adding a hill training session within a cycling regime. It takes pushing ourselves harder so we are no longer training within our comfort zone. By pushing ourselves harder we improve our fitness. Isn't it funny, the fact that we can choose to push ourselves when it ...
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Active Stem - My 90 Day Trial - Week 6

by Donna Dekker Health and Fitness, Food and Drink, Shopping and Product Reviews
I am half way through My 90 Day Trial of Active Stem so have been consuming Active Stem every day for 6 weeks. I have nothing new to report this week. I am starting to wonder if I will notice any more differences other than the fact my skin look better. Something I will note at this point, which I did not state in the video, is the fact I have been experiencing excessive bloating ( excessive by my standards anyway ). ...
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3 Proven Ways to Curb Sugar Cravings

by Donna Dekker Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Sugar. It has become a powerful drug, some say as powerful as cocaine. Why? Because just like cocaine, and other abusive drugs, sugar can cause a massive release of dopamine to the reward center of the brain. "So, what's the big deal?" I hear you ask. If you have a sugar addiction then you will be consuming too much sugar! Consuming too much sugar will more than likely result in the following health problems: Weight gain (with all it's associated health issues) Type II Diabetes High LDL (bad cholesterol), Low HDL ...
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Two Exercises That Can Help Prevent Lower Back Injuries

by Donna Dekker Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement
As a former Personal Trainer, I noticed many people who injured their lower back did so when doing a movement that included a slight twist at the waist For example: Bending down with a slight twist to pick something up off the floor Reaching up with a slight twist to grab something from a high shelf These kinds of actions typically occur when working outside in the garden, playing with the kids or grandkids, and performing tasks at work As we age our movements can become ...
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Active Stem - My 90 Day Trial - Week 5

by Donna Dekker Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Shopping and Product Reviews
I have been taking Active Stem every day for 36 days so here is my Week 5 update. Check out these links to view previous weekly updates as well as my introduction blog which gives you the basics of what Active Stem is all about.  Active Stem Intro Blog Week 1 Update Week 2 Update Week 3 Update Week 4 Update 
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An Exercise To Help Prevent Lower Back Injuries

by Donna Dekker Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Working in a Fitness Centre saw me forming relationships with many of the regular clients. It was hard not to miss regular clients who had not visited the center for a while. The most common reason clients over the age of 40 took time off exercising was due to the fact they had suffered an injury with the most common injury being one of the lower back. Believe it or not The clients who injured their lower backs never did so whilst exercising More ...
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Active Stem - My 90 Day Trial - Week 4

by Donna Dekker Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Shopping and Product Reviews
I'm now 1/3 of the way through My Active Stem 90 Day Trial with this being Week 4. Here's a short video to share what I have noticed now that I have been consuming Active Stem every day for the past four weeks: Feel free to check out my previous weekly reviews using the links below as well as my introduction blog which gives a brief overview of what Active Stem is all about. I look forward to sharing another update with you ...
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A Demonstration of Weight Training Exercises You Can Do At Home

by Donna Dekker Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement
Weight training becomes a must as we age to help maintain weight and reduce the risk of injuries. If you'd like to read more detail about the benefits of weight training click here. Check out the demonstrations of weight training exercises you can do at home below. Video 1 - A Basic Demonstration of a Back Strengthening Exercise, the Pull Up, using a suspension system. Below is a picture of a Pull Up using a rail. Many ovals, community exercise spaces, and children's playgrounds ...
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