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  • How to create your own authentic B-Roll [Quick Tips Video]

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    What the heck is b-roll and how to make it authentic to you? Yup, you hear about b-roll and have no idea of why it’s so important. B-roll are the takeaway shots that create a story and help your audience connect with your message, lifestyle, values. They are the images that speak for themselves without words. The easy solution is to just buy stock footage. BUT, not only does descent stock (not the creepy stock that looks like a bad […]

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  • Let’s Get Personal: Women with leaky bladders can feel beautiful and protected thanks to Always Discreet Boutique

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    There’s no need to feel shame when you can confidently wear something pretty… “Don’t make me pee!” That’s what I used to say to my husband every time he told a stupid joke when I was pregnant. We’ve all had moments. Accidents can happen. We’ve all laughed too hard, had that cough attack, and not quite been ourselves during pregnancy. One in three women have experienced bladder leaks. But for women who regularly experience a leaky bladder it’s no laughing […]

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  • Become a Media Magnet: How Entrepreneurs Get Free Publicity with PR Pro, Geeta Nadkarni – [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

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    So you want free publicity? You want to be seen as an authority? Well, someone has to be on TV… Today’s guest Geeta Nadkarni says, “Why not you?” There’s nothing more powerful than being seen in the right light in the media to gain authority and credibility. Which is why week’s episode is all about helping business owners get their names and stories out in front of the masses. Listen in and learn how my guest, Geeta Nadkarni, a speaker, […]

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  • Lip Plumper Review: How to make your lips look fuller for camera or video without injectables [Facebook Live]

    Lip Plumper Review - How to get fuller lips- LIVE from my bathroom!

    Camera Ready: If you want to know how to get fuller lips without injectibles or heavy makeup, this live video is for you. I was cleaning up my bathroom and thought this would be a great time to share how I get fuller lips for days when I know that I’ll be shooting a video, taking a headshot, or simply want to feel a little sexier. It’s pretty simple… no injectibles.. advanced beauty procedures… or any other hocus pocus, just a […]

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  • Live it up: Adding luxury to your everyday life! [Quick Tips Video]

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    Today is your day! This quick tip is all about adding some luxury to your days by taking the little things and making them special. For example, I Iike to take my favorite Kombucha and put it in a fancy wine glass garnished with raspberries to add that special something. But that’s just me… There are millions of little things you can do to create the same effect in your life. The point is, don’t wait for tomorrow. You deserve […]

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  • How To Make Your Outfit Pop! [Quick Tips Video]

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    Tzuj it up to make your outfit pop with standout style! When you want your outfit to stand out, it’s the little things that make the biggest impact. Look for interesting, edgy and cool pieces that can accent your otherwise normal outfits. The little details make the biggest difference. And you don’t have to go out of your way to be over the top crazy or trendy. It’s all about fitting in the CHIC edge to transform your look into […]

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  • Bridging The Gap: Age is Just a Number with Personal Style Blogger Laura Jansen [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

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    #BridgingTheGap – Age is really just a number. Age, does it define us? Should it shape the way we see the world? How much better would life be if we could only appreciate the knowledge of every generation so can learn from each other? What if there was a way to start bridging the gap? “Bridging the Gap,” where 100 Millennial and 100 Midlife Influencers are coming together to blur the boundaries as we believe we are stronger together

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  • The top 3 SEO TIPS for beginners…

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    Beginner tips to better SEO… If your just starting out, or not really well versed in SEO, I have a few pointers that can really make a difference and help get your name noticed on the web. Incase you haven’t heard the term before, SEO or Search Engine Optimization, is what helps you be seen online. Your level of SEO impacts google search and, ultimately, traffic to your website. So here are a few basic rules to follow if you […]

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  • LinkedIn Strategy & The Power of Connections with Karen Yankovich [7 Days to Amazing Podcast]

    Karen Yankovitch - LinkedIn strategies to build your network for social media success.

    LinkedIn strategies to revolutionize your social media performance + positioning + branding tips + marketing and everything you need to stand out in social media… So much social media, so little time. BUT  “they” say how important LinkedIn to build your professional connections. No cute memes just a bunch of people who want to optimize their network to mutually benefit each other. Sounds cool, but I don’t know about you, LinkedIn confuses me. Not anymore! This week, my business bestie and […]

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  • A Note From Sharon Haver

    a note from sharon haver-1 Hello Gorgeous,

    Thanks for taking the time to stop by  FocusOnStyle !

    I'm the editor in chief and resident fashion + style expert  with over 25 years experience in the fashion biz as a stylist, syndicated fashion advice columnist, and web entrepreneur.

    I hope you love the best of women's fashion and top style trends as much as I do.

    More important, I want to help you make the most of what YOU've got !

    I want your personal style to be organic to you, flattering to your body type , and not contrived or cookie-cutter but a natural extension of just one of the many things that you do everyday, including what you wear to work.

    As your style mentor , I share insider tips & tricks to help YOU get the awareness to do it yourself and stand out from the pack.

    Yup, it's about discovering the D.I.Y. stylist in YOU!

    That’s what I’m here for. To empower you to get it going on.

    Back in 1999, I founded the site as a 24/7 platform where anyone can get expert stylist advice, fashion tips, and style trends to make the most of what they've got... long before the term "fashion blog" became part of our language.

    If you are new to the FocusOnStyle, a good place to start is with my series of free online fashion and style guides , curated from some of our post popular topics. If you have any questions that you would like considered to be answered on the fashion blog, please ask for  fashion advice here .

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    Don't miss out. Hop on my newsletter to make the most of what you've got!  Passport to French Chic is my gift to you.

    As a stylist I'm about YOU, not me.

    I'm not about gushing over  celebrity style  or preening over a picture of a cute outfit that I or my team is wearing. I do use style icons, from wherever they may be, as a launch point to help YOU tweak to chic to bring  red carpet fashion  to your closet, in a way that makes sense for YOU!  We call that, " I'll Have What She's Having " around here. We look at the runway to inspire you to stay on top of your game, because as a New Yorker, I personally know that looking modern is the best revenge! When you want style motivation , FoS has that too!

    Style shouldn't have an expiration date...

    We know that great style is not only for teenyboppers, and age-appropropropriate & ageless style  doesn't mean dowdy. Consider FoS as a go-to resource for how to wear and what to wear (almost) anything at any age with high, yet definable style that suits your lifestyle.

    Pretty, sexy chic is the NEW fabulous, and it's right at  FocusOnStyle.com , online since 1999.

    Best,

    S.H.







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    If you want to work with me closer, I have a few V.I.P. one on one stylist spots that I open up periodically.