Way too many football players and strength coaches develop favorite lifts (usually one’s they’re good at) and stick to them no matter what. I’ve run into guys I trained with a decade ago and they are still doing the same workouts! I don’t mean the same philosophy, I mean the actual same football workout! Same exercises, sets, reps and sometimes, sadly, weights.
Like physical networking, LinkedIn provides amazing opportunities if used properly. Joining groups and contributing content and answers to questions posted is a great way to position yourself as an expert. Growing your network, contacting leads, and updating your profile status is a great way to touch potential clients.
But since last March, there’s been a new Internet writer blasting away when he sees the sport’s flat tires, bent rims and collective road rash. Thus, the name of the student – Twisted Spoke. It’s a daily masterpiece.
Like in the example with me swiping the living room floor while hopping around on one foot and talking in weird voices. That’s not something I planned three days in advance. I did it on the spur of the moment.
Now on to head wear. Head wear can range from a simple head band to cover your ears, to a wool cap, to a full face mask. The choice is dependant upon several factors. If your ears are routinely cold, but the top of your head is not, then consider wearing only a head band or ear warmers. Most people with a sufficient amount of hair will likely not have a cold head due to the insulation provided by the hair. However, if you have little to no hair, a wool hat or beanie will likely be needed to keep your head warm. Finally, if the sport or outdoor activity involves you moving at a high rate of speed such as in skiing, I would recommend a full face mask to prevent the strong winds from cooling the front of your face, including your nose, cheeks, and neck area.
In micro niche marketing, I start with Google’s Keyword Tool, one of the many FREE tools I use every day. Using the above example, I may start by typing in “camping supplies” and wait for Google to generate a list of applicable keywords. Most will have LOTS of competition for valuable webpage real estate. I search the list until I find a keyword with a good amount of searchers but limited competition. How does this happen, you say? No one will find every relevant keyword and fill it with good advertising, the English language is just too complex for that to ever happen. So there will always be weak spots that a micro niche ninja can exploit. Any keywords I grab here will be “support” words.
Finally, many of these sites have private messaging, as well as bulletins you can send out. When sending out private messages, you don’t want to spam or just try to sell the person something. Make sure you are friends first. With bulletins, try to write a catchy headline and make your bulletin newsworthy. You want to use a soft sell. Don’t make others feel like they’re being sold to.