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Praise I’m Deeply Grateful For

I’ve received some wonderful endorsements from people who have appreciated my work, my commitment to a better world, and the results I’ve delivered. Thank you so much for your faith and trust in me, and for inspiring me to continue working for positive change and remaining true to my mission and vision.

Praise for Business Coaching

Invaluable Asset to Personal and Business Development

Lorna is a true professional with an extensive, hands-on knowledge of business development for the socially conscious entrepreneur. Her personal guidance and business programs are an invaluable asset to my personal and business development.

~Tom Schueneman
Founder, Editor & Publisher at Global Warming Is Real

Tara Kekaha from Oakland was about to launch a new online business promoting sustainable tourism and accommodation. She was trying to determine what kind of website she needed to power her business, and the best way to name it.

Saved a Lot of Time, Work and Worry – Tara Kekaha

I can’t say enough about Lorna’s expertise in this field. So many options and routes to take when you’re starting out. I’m starting my new business and have questions about choosing a domain name — Do hyphenated names work? How do I choose what domains to purchase? What types of names are going to be successful for SEO? Does .co work as well as .com? She clearly has a lot of experience and (I’m sure) has saved me a lot of time, work, and worry. It’s good to know there’s someone there who cares about changing the world, being green, and has all that experience to boot.

~ Tara Kekaha
Consultant at Mountain Sobek Travel

Utmost Dedication as a Business Coach, Dominic Thiffault

dominic-thiffaultAs a business coach, Lorna demonstrated not only utmost dedication to our interaction but an exceptional capability to envision equitable scenarios with a critical mind for realisable solutions and a fine sensibility to my needs and concerns. She acts, works and lives according to the best and most honorable principles I have encountered in humans to date.

~Dominic Thiffault

Passion & Drive, Itatiaia Daniel

Itatiaia-DanielThe coaching that I got from her about how to create my 1:1 coaching package to appeal to different types of clients was brilliant. I now have a much clearer direction on how I want to serve my clients. Also, the free gift idea tip that she gave me to do an audio with a transcript of my favorite recipes and tips to heal alcohol cravings really spoke to me. Thank you so much Lorna for taking the time to really put in some thought on what would really work for my particular business. Your passion and your drive for what you do totally shows in your skills and your expertise.

Itatiaia Daniel
RawHealingLife.com


Praise for Business Breakthroughs

 

 

Priceless, Joel Okpanachi

joel okpanachi“The session I had with Lorna Li, for me is priceless and to know that it came to me free can be likened in a way to the air that we breathe, so important yet free. I will definitely continue to consult with Lorna Li, I even intend to participate in the paid for sessions very soon.”

~Joel Okpanachi

Provides Crystal Clear Plans, Rev Dele

RevDele“My coaching session with Lorna left me with a crystal clear plan of how to recruit the national level partners I need to move my business forward, as well as a clear timeline to profitability. It was like going from 0-60 in 8 seconds! I also appreciated her compassion and thoroughness in problem solving. She has tremendous resources and a generous heart–I will recommend her as often as possible!”

~Rev Dele

Understands Mental & Practical Challenges, Wendy Werneth

WendyWerneth“I am very grateful to the universe for putting Lorna in my path at the right time. I feel like she really listened to me and understood both the mental and practical challenges I was facing in my business. She helped me to see things from a different perspective and proposed new options that I had not considered before.”

~Wendy Werneth

Helped Me Gain Clarity On The Big ‘WHY’, Virginia Chu-Kierans

virginia“Our discovery session was packed with value in that Lorna was able to help me get oriented in the priorities of creating a new online business concept. More importantly she helped me gain further clarity on the big ‘why’ even though I had many ideas. Thanks Lorna for your thoughtful insight and your laser focus questioning which have all jump started an initial plan of action!”

~Virginia Chu-Kierans

Far Reaching Suggestions and Insights, Pedro Maal

pedro“I am amazed by the degree of depth we were able to slice through in my plans, and your far reaching suggestions and insights are going to affect the very core of how we move on from here. My time with you may have been the most powerful minutes I’ve spent all year. Thank you very much.”

~Pedro Maal

Feeling Inspired & Driven, Jonathan Thompson

Jonathan ThompsonJust had a 45-minute session with the INCREDIBLE Lorna Li. Feeling inspired, feeling driven, feeling like there’s finally a framework that makes all the tiny little bits and pieces fit together in a coherent way! There IS a path to the life that I want for myself, my family, and the work that I want to do in the world! Thank you, Lorna! Looking forward to more!

~Jonathan Thompson


Praise for Online Training

Well Structured Advice & Positive Vibes, Raluca

After attending this webinar, starting a successful business doesn’t seem so hard and unattainable. All you need is a being 100% committed to your dreams and having a good mentor. Thank you Lorna, for the very well structured advice and the positive vibes!

~Raluca

Provides Hope & Encouragement, Vagabond Elmer

elmerspicThe content that you provided was great and very informative. The stories that you showcased for us reminded me and my struggles, but more importantly you provided hope and encouragement to keep on trucking. Thanks!

~Vagabond Elmer, www.VagabondLifestyles.com

Straightforward Honesty, Kim Lukhard

I love your straightforward honesty about what works and doesn’t when you try to build a business online

~Kim Lukhard, www.hockeymomrd.com

Great Value in Lorna’s Insights & Strategies, Claudia L’Amoreaux

claudiabwgplusLorna Li’s webinar was extremely helpful. She packs an incredible amount of information into the hour–I could begin implementing immediately her suggestions. I have a ton of notes and am reviewing them often to make sure I am on the right track. Whether you are a beginner, or want to take your business/project to the next level, you will find great value in Lorna’s insights and strategies. Fasten your seat belt!

~Claudia L’Amoreaux, www.learningconversations.com


Praise for Results Driven Internet Marketing

Here are endorsements of my work in online marketing and online advocacy, which includes search engine optimization (SEO), social media marketing, content marketing, viral marketing, video marketing, blogging, and WordPress micro site development.

An Extra $60K-$80K a Year, Farnsworth Landscaping

Lorna helped me build and promote my very first SEO friendly website for my sustainable landscaping company Farnsworth Landscaping. Not only is the site beautiful, it showcases my best work, and most importantly, shows up in search engines for important keywords in my industry. For years, my business had been word of mouth. Now I have a steady stream of customers that come to me through Google.

~Matt Farnsworth
Owner, Farnsworth Landscaping

Multi-channel Online Marketing, Bill Shaw of Salesforce

Lorna pioneered our social SEO campaigns and tested various approaches to viral link building, from infographics, to video, free apps and widgets. It’s hard to make B2B go viral, yet she was able to come up with content ideas and identify vendors to help us launch a variety of different campaigns. She single handedly managed and grew several niche microsites, driving the content, traffic, rankings and lead gen strategy. Lorna is a self starter, hard working, creative, and continuously trying to learn and improve her internet marketing game – qualities that make her a great asset to any online marketing team

~ Bill Shaw
Director of SEO, Salesforce.com

The SEO Guru, Shareable Magazine

neal gorenflo1 150x150 The Importance of TestimonialsLorna is my go to SEO guru. I’ve found no one more knowledgeable during my five years in online media. And she has the rare ability to mix warmth with a no-nonsense dedication to results.

~ Neal Gorenflo
Publisher, Shareable Magazine

Creative Force to be Reckoned With, Marcus Nelson of Addvocate

marcusnelson The Importance of TestimonialsLorna is a creative force to be reckoned with! We had the good pleasure of doing several social media-powered campaigns for products & video. Her energy is infectious. You won’t find status quo in this gal, she wants to push the boundaries and take things to the next level. It is with my great pleasure to recommend Lorna for your company or next project!

~ Marcus Nelson
Founder & CEO, Addvocate

Increased SEO Traffic Up to 250%, Jason Powers of Salesforce

jason powers The Importance of TestimonialsLorna was the SEO for the Force.com Platform, which enables cloud based application development. During the time she worked with us, she increased our SEO traffic by nearly 250% through on page SEO, as well as link building. She tirelessly educated the team on SEO best practices and showed us improvements to our key performance metrics over time. Her expertise in SEO was an invaluable asset to the team and I personally have grown through key lessons I gained from her.

~ Jason Powers
Executive Interactive Producer, Salesforce.com


Praise for Digital Products

I’ve lead the development of web apps and digital products that solve problems and provide value to small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Improved Publicity Through Social Media, Sylvia Lehnen of SuccessFactors

syliva lehnen The Importance of TestimonialsLorna is a creative thinker, effective planner, and gifted leader. I had the pleasure of working with her on a 2-week project to integrate WordPress with Salesforce—just in time for the WordPress user conference and the Web 2.0 expo. It was an extremely ambitious time frame given all the project complexities.

Lorna pulled together all the technical pieces, effectively led a diverse team, and mounted a comprehensive social media campaign that resulted in lots of publicity, including mentions by Matt Mullenweg and in Tim O’Reilly’s keynote.

~ Sylvia Lehnen
Director, Content Marketing & Campaigns at SuccessFactors

Mentions on All the Major Tech Blogs, Bing Yang of Salesforce

bing yang The Importance of TestimonialsI worked with Lorna on the launch of a plugin that captures leads from WordPress sites and, instead of routing the lead to your email – where it easily gets buried – as most lead capture plugins do, it is captured in Salesforce CRM. It was a really useful app, that solved a problem that our users were facing – how to easily add a web form to their WordPress site that was easy to use, integrated with their existing design, and didn’t require additional dev resources in order for it to work.

It was an under the radar project whose success took everyone by surprise, with mentions on all the major tech blogs. WordPress to Lead great case study in the power of freemium app development, viral marketing and social media PR.

~ Bing Yang
Director, Product Management at Salesforce.com


Changemaker Dojo Testimonials

Amy was planning on launching a new online program oriented towards helping entrepreneurs travel around the world while running their businesses. She spent weeks trying to figure out what to call it. Using the product naming strategies we go over in Module 5, she came up with Nomad Evolution, a new community for nomadic souls.

Lots of great information, highly recommended – Amy Scott, Nomadtopia

Amy-ScottThe program that Lorna Li has created is really extraordinary and I think it’s really unique compared to other things that are on the market. Because it’s not just about bringing in expertise and case studies from people who are in the typical marketing world but also entrepreneurs with lots of different kinds of business models who are really making a difference in concrete ways. I in particular have learned a lot from the branding information. I’ve really been able to refine the way that I present what I am doing in the world. It also helped me recognize a lot of the things that I’m doing, kind of dropping the ball on keyword research, and Lorna has helped me realize that that’s another important piece of the puzzle. So there’s lots of great information here and I highly recommend it.

~Amy Scott
http://www.nomadtopia.com/

Nate has a software as a service product that’s really popular in design circles and gets a lot of traffic to his website already, traffic that he wasn’t doing anything with. Now that he is building his email list, he’s going to be able to monetize his traffic by offering highly relevant products and services to his email list subscribers. He can create his own products or he can offer products as an affiliate. So that income right there is far better than anything that he could possibly earn through clicks on Google AdSense ads.

Getting 8-10 New Signups Daily, Nate Welling of CSSGenerator.com

Nate-WellingUsing Lorna’s strategies and advice from the lead generation module of her course I was able to go from having no email list whatsoever, to getting 8-10 new signups everyday using her simple but effective opt-in gift strategy.

And all it took was 10 minutes to add a welcome opt-in landing page on my site, and I started getting signups immediately.

What’s great is that the list contains very qualified leads, so I have a high engagement rate with this audience, and for list-building, this is very important, which she mentions in her course.

Initially I was skeptical, but after seeing my list grow I’ve been kicking myself for not doing it sooner.

~Nate Welling
CSSButtonGenerator.com

Breakthrough Content Marketing Course, Torsten Kremser

Torsten-KremserAs a traveler my dream was basically to be absolutely location independant, for me the only way was to set up a business online. Making money online was also the best way to finance and support my passion project Rainforestation.org. I have to admit that i didn’t really have a clear idea about what i was diving into. Writing good, well-thought out articles took me so much effort and time. But i felt so helpless when i couldn’t get much traffic, in spite of my efforts.

Being a guest blogger is something that I never thought about and it is definitely helpful to receive traffic from authority websites in my same niche! I also realised that I could use my photography to quickly grow my Facebook fans and reach more people. Lorna’s course taught me how to market my content properly, which was the breakthrough I needed after I felt that I had done everything, I didn’t know what else I could do.

~Torsten Kremser
RainForestation.org

The branding module is a fun one for creative entrepreneurs. Jennifer Lyall from Toronto was preparing for a rebrand of her website and wanted to figure out the best way to approach it, as well as work with her graphic designer.

Rockstar Material! – Jennifer Lyall, Your Soul Connection

Jennifer-LyallThe branding module – this is just worth almost the whole program; the time that I’m saving, the money that I’m saving, and the knowledge that I now have, moving forward… this is rock star material! Thank you!

~Jennifer Lyall
Your Soul Connection


Praise from the Green Business & Social Enterprise Community

Inspired Strategy in Action, Jocelyn Gordon

jocelyn-gordonIt is motivational to witness your entire process for connecting with change makers and expanding your community. From your website, podcasts, autoresponders and invitations to join your social media tribe, it is obvious that you are dialed in – all examples of inspired strategy in action!

Lorna, thank you for inviting me into your community and the opportunity to share my programs and message via your podcast. I look forward to more joyful, impactful connections.

~Jocelyn Gordon
Creator of Hoop Yogini & Bhakti Boogie Yoga

Online and Traditional Green Marketing Master, TriplePundit.com

Lorna is a master at both online and traditional green marketing. Her website, GreenMarketing.tv is consistently at the top of search rankings as a result of her persistant hard work, as are various articles and sections of TriplePundit.com which she has contributed to from time to time.

~Nick Aster
Founder & Publisher at Triple Pundit

Achieved #1 for a Highly Competitive Keyword, See Beth Write

Beth Buczynski The Importance of TestimonialsLorna hired me as a blogger to assist in a link building campaign for a top national solar company. Over the course of three months, Lorna coordinated with myself and other writers to create a large volume of optimized blog posts for well-known green websites. Although the project was large and at times unwieldy, Lorna manged the remote team with deft efficiency. I was very impressed to see that within 90 days, the client ranked #1 for a highly competitive solar keyword.

~ Beth Buczynski
Writer, Editor, & Green Brand Advocate at See Beth Write

Pulse for the Green Social Movement, Warren Fligg

warren fligg The Importance of TestimonialsWorking with Lorna has been an excellent experience! The level of detail and information that she has is enormous. As a speaker in the Green Business Entrepreneurs Summit I was amazed at the quality and the amount of information that Lorna has about the green economy and the green social media scene.

If you have ever visited GreenMarketing.tv you will know that Lorna is extremely knowledgeable about sustainability and that she has the pulse of the green social movement.

She is a person that I will collaborate with many times over the next years.

~ Warren Fligg
Owner, Performance Based Green Affiliate Network

Open Up to Opportunities, Amy Seidman

amy seidman The Importance of Testimonials Lorna has been a veritable wellspring of knowledge and resources. During our relationship, Lorna has offered invaluable knowledge and guidance in developing my online relationships, extending tools such as WordPress, SEO, and positioning in the sustainability sector.

She has helped open up opportunities that have supported some of the related work I am doing in sustainability, as well as PR opportunities to expand my reach to wider circles. I have the highest respect for her work and the wisdom she brings to any endeavor.

~ Amy Seidman
Owner Creative Entity & Incredible Places Digital Media Agencies

Insightful Resources on Purpose Driven Business, Tyler Gage of Runa.org

tyler gage The Importance of TestimonialsLorna is adept at creating media that tells the story of social entrepreneurs, in a way that not only promotes the business, but inspires other entrepreneurs to follow in their footsteps. Her insightful videos, audio podcasts, and digital products provide detailed, step by step guidance on how to become a profitable, purpose driven business.

Lorna’s breadth of knowledge across a variety of both technical and cultural areas is a rare find. She’s always committed to supporting those she works with and seeing opportunities that others don’t.

~ Tyler Gage
President, Co-Founder of Runa Amazon Guayusa Tea

Our Secret Weapon, Chris Abraham of SocialMedia.biz

chris abraham The Importance of TestimonialsLorna is not only an expert is the environmental and green space, but she is also an aggressive and self-motivated online marketing expert. Lorna took the most basic of instruction and ran with it, becoming our secret weapon in this particular anti-global warming environmental policy campaign.

~ Chris Abraham
Partner, SocialMedia.biz

Actively Involved in Green Web 2.0 Marketing, AmieDigital.com

Amie Nguyen The Importance of TestimonialsLorna is actively involved in green web 2.0 marketing. She has invested a great deal of time and energy into exploring all angles and offers her findings to her readers and clients on her informative blogs. I would recommend any company looking to make it in the green market to look to Lorna for guidance.

~ Amie Nguyen
Founder, Web Strategist at AmieDigital

Prompt, Efficient, Reliable – Saul Wainwright

saul wainwright The Importance of TestimonialsI worked with Lorna on a campaign for a client helping to promote several amendments in the 2007 Energy Bill. Lorna was a fantastic person to work with and was an incredible addition to our team. Her knowledge, connections and expertise in the Green Blogging and Social Media world was immensely helpful. Her understanding of the Social Media and how to interact with the relevant sectors of this new media realm was superb. Lorna was prompt, efficient and reliable in every task assigned to her. Her work was of an extremely high quality and I would highly recommend her.

~ Saul Wainwright
Director of Client Services, Abraham Harrison New Media Marketing

Dedication to Community Empowerment, EdibleLove.com

philippe lewis The Importance of TestimonialsI’ve known Lorna for years. Her dedication to community empowerment, social justice, and environmental sustainability is without question. She is a well-known member of the activist community and has worked with a number of my colleagues on worthwhile projects. She is dedicated to social change, hard working and professional. I am looking forward to working with her on future projects and my own business ventures.

~ Philippe Lewis
Owner, Edible Love Organic, Fair Trade Gourmet Chocolates


Writing and Content Praises

I write about and develop content marketing strategies about complex issues, namely emergent technologies, social computing, B2B marketing, and environmental sustainability.

Aligned with the Overall Landscape of Online Communities
and Networks, Brian Solis

brian solis The Importance of TestimonialsShe embraced the rapidly evolving world of Web 2.0 and almost immediately aligned with the the bigger picture of not just startups, but the overall landscape of social computing and how emerging technologies were redefining the way people use the web and connect with each other.

~ Brian Solis
Principal at Altimeter Group
Author, Engage!: The Complete Guide for Brands and Businesses to Build, Cultivate, and Measure Success in the New Web The Importance of Testimonials
Author, The End of Business As Usual: Rewire the Way You Work to Succeed in the Consumer Revolution The Importance of Testimonials

In-Depth Analysis on Content, Julie Blaustein

julia blaustein The Importance of TestimonialsLorna provides an in-depth analysis to her postings of the web 2.0 companies holding the launch parties and networking events. She goes beyond just talking about the pretty faces present to providing a detailed account of who this start up is, what their product does and why they are the “it” company being covered today.

~ Julie Blaustein
Digital Media Consultant

High-Value Content Accessible to a General Audience, Igniting the Spark

shera sever The Importance of TestimonialsLorna stepped forward as one of my lead writers and content experts for the 2006 Sustainable World Sourcebook. Her education and in-depth knowledge of free trade issues, globalization, and climate change, along with excellent writing and editorial skills synthesized very complex issues in a format accessible to a general audience.

~ Shera Sever
Principal, Leadership & Career Consultant at Igniting the Spark