BIG Things Come In Small Packages

And sometimes they don’t come in a package at all!

I’ll never forget the day I opened up a life-changing email message from Patsi Krakoff, co-founder of The Blog Squad and owner of Writing On The Web.  I had responded to a note she posted on Facebook about needing some virtual assistance.

Patsi wrote to tell me that she had already found someone for the position and thanked me kindly for showing an interest and offering to come to her rescue.

But here’s the exciting and rewarding part …

In her message, she complimented me by saying, “I see you EVERYWHERE on the internet!”

Wow!  Ya can’t put a price tag on those seven little words, especially coming from someone who is exceedingly successful online. At that very moment, I realized that all my credibility and online visibility efforts had made a difference.   I wasn’t just some invisible entity.  My hard work had paid off!

I truly hope you realize and, more importantly, BELIEVE that all the effort and energy you’re putting into your business will be rewarded.

And always remember to cherish and celebrate the small victories because BIG things come in small packages.

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  • Please listen carefully, Heather …

    Promise me you’ll turn your comments here into a blog post. I want everybody to hear this!! It’s a wonderful, magical story!

    Promise?

    And you’re SO right … we never know who’s discovering us and what new pathways and adventures will ensue.

    YOU ROCK!
    Melanie

  • You’re a doll, Patsi, and thanks so much for reading my post and for the wonderful compliment. If only we could clone people like you!

    Have an amazing week,
    Melanie
    Hxxx

  • My pleasure, Melanie, and thanks for the mention, it means a lot to me. Your blog is absolutely lovely, very appealing. Keep up the good work, and you will be rewarded in many ways!
    .-= Patsi Krakoff, aka The Blog Squad´s last blog ..How to Retire Early in a Downturn and Make Money on the Web =-.

  • Wow! Melanie, what magical words those 7 are. Thank you for reminding us to celebrate all our small victories. I had an opportunity to celebrate recently when a friend of mine shared an amazing co-incidence (I don’t know if I believe in them lol).
    My friend Jane is a writer and journalist and she runs a monthly course for women in business, teaching them how to get themselves a profile in the media. She also convinces them that they can do their own PR and it doesn’t have to cost a fortune. She uses me as one of her examples.
    Well, this particular day she was standing there showing them my clippings from local and national media and my case study in a business book, when one of the woman said “I’ve seen this woman, I was reading about her just last weekend in the Sunday Times – I recognise her photo!”
    Jane said “I could have kissed her – and you!”
    It just goes to show that we never know who’s discovering us and where it may lead.
    Last year we got a spike in sales and didn’t know why. Also, most of the email addresses were from South Africa. This intrigued us so we emailed one of the customers to ask. We had been profiled in a magazine in South Africa and the journalist had put a link to our site. What a lovely surprise.
    We often find articles written about us when we put my name into google. It just shows that all the hard work is really worth it. It’s like magic, this world of ours is such a small and wonderful community and we have a duty to spread our word far and wide.

    Keep spreading your magical light where it’s needed Melanie and I’ll keep spreading mine and together we can make magic happen for others.
    Love & best wishes
    Heather x
    .-= Heather Bestel´s last blog ..Your Personal Keywords ~ Do you know them? =-.