Why aren't the cranes showing up?

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A sedge of cranes arriving at The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Reserve. Photo by Toby Younis.

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Producing Content Will Make You an Influencer

by Shelley Carney

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The sun is going down behind the hills, and the light begins to fade, turning the blue autumn sky orange, pink and gray.

When will we see the cranes fly in and land?

They show up, along with ducks and snow geese, in small flocks. They land slowly as they fly into the stiff wind to join their fellows in the flooded fields of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge.

It's so windy that I've tied a kaffiyeh scarf over my head to keep my cap from blowing off and my ears covered.

It's so cold. I wear two shirts, a vest, a coat, and gloves. Sniffling, but stalwart, I stand on the Flight Deck with other photographers and bird watchers scanning the horizon for the arrival of more birds.

Toby and I want to get the video and photos to make a cinematic travel vlog for our YouTube channel, New Mexico Day Trips...

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Here's our next week in content:

4 pm MST, Wednesday, November 16, 2022. Shelley Carney Livestream Coach


The ONLY 3 Tools You Need to Be a Successful Entrepreneur

What does it take to gain visibility and credibility so you can attract customers?

How can you stand out from the competition with a unique solution that wins followers and fans?

What are the three tools every entrepreneur needs to be successful today?

Join Shelley Carney Livestream Coach to cover the basics of growing an online audience, brand, and business.

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7pm MST, Wednesday, November 16, 2022. New Mexico Day Trips with Shelley Carney and Toby Younis


Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Preserve

It was the end of a long day for us, having driven from Bernalillo and hoping to document in still and moving images the coordinated landing of tens of thousands of waterfowl. Although it was relatively sunny, the strong Southeast wind made for a cold and difficult day. And, now we were waiting for the grand finale, situated in the perfect spot with cameras ready to roll.

How did we do?

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11 am MST, Thursday, November 17, 2022 Women Conquer Business with Shelley Carney and Jen McFarland (Premier Stream)


Delegation: First 5 Things You Must Stop Doing

Delegating tasks takes practice, but the benefits to your business are huge. It allows you to grow your business without having to do everything yourself, and it allows you to focus on the more important tasks.

During this episode, we'll talk about the first 5 things you should delegate, including how to identify what will make the biggest impact on your business.

Join Jen McFarland and Shelley Carney for tips and techniques to understand the tech you need for marketing your business so you can share your message with the world as a successful entrepreneur.

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1 pm MST, Thursday, November 17, 2022 Messages & Methods with Shelley Carney and Toby Younis


Why is it Important to Build a Content Marketing Strategy?

Every entrepreneur and thought leader wants to be easily found online, but when you’re a small business owner with a modest budget, it’s hard to come up with effective marketing ideas while balancing marketing expenses against the expenses of actually doing business.

Advertising costs and social media changes add to the confusion, so many small businesses struggle to get noticed.

But advertising isn’t the best way to generate leads anymore.

Join Shelley and Toby for a tactical meeting of the minds to discuss the most effective and efficient content marketing strategies for encore entrepreneurs.

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Steps and Tips to Becoming a Content Creator in 2022 

by Koba Molenaar | November 10, 2022

Content creation is the cornerstone of marketing. It’s a way to get your message out to the world and create a buzz about your brand, product, or service. 

For it to get results, though, it needs to resonate with your audience. And, to achieve this, you need to understand where they are coming from and what they want to read. 

So, to be a successful content creator, you’ll need to know much more than simply how to take a photo, write a blog post, or capture a video. You need to keep up with trends and know how to research. 

If the idea of research didn’t scare you, continue reading to find out how you can join this exciting, fast-paced industry. We’ve scoured the web to summarize the main steps and included a couple of tips to help you set yourself apart from the competition from the get go...  

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