Small Business Content Writing
How to Get it Right
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The modern digital landscape and the phenomenal growth of social media in recent years has resulted in the conclusion that …

The Freemium Business Model For Small Businesses
Standing Out From The Competition
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Once upon a time, business was easy. You created a product, put a price on it and sold it. Competition …

6 Leadership Tips For Small Business Owners
Tips To Practice Daily
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Being a small business owner can be rewarding in many ways but can be frustrating as well. Trust me, I …

Study: 60% of Websites Missing Vital Contact Information
Can Customers Contact You?
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According to a recent study by SMB DigitalScape & BIA Kelsey almost two-thirds of websites are missing contact details. This …

How an Entrepreneur Imagines the World
What Sets Entrepreneurs Apart?
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I hang around with lots of small business owners and not all are what one would call entrepreneurs. In fact, …

Does Your Business Need A Blog?
Yes - Here's Why
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A lot of small business owners are asking themselves the same question – should I have a blog for my …

How to Make Your Customers the Hero of Your Story
Marketing Ideas To Try Out
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I use the idea of hero a fair amount when I talk about what we do. I don’t use it …

Is This Marketing Error Hurting Your Business?
What Are You Focusing On?
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The most successful small businesses have found out that there’s a decision they need to make, if they want to …

Does Small Business Blogging Really Work?
Checking Out The Pros And Cons
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Earlier this week Frank J. Kenny did a Skype interview with me about small business blogging and why or why …

What Jobs and Ford Can Teach Us About Opportunities
Delivering What The Marketplace Wants
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Steve Jobs and Henry Ford were known for many things. One of which, was their ability to deliver what the …

The Right Message May Not Be So Right for Your Audience
One-size-fits-all approach doesn't work
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The number one key to your business growth is crafting a message that speaks to your audience. Having the right …

Why Your Internet Marketing NEEDS Your Voice!
Are You Challenged?
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I saw a joke on Google+ yesterday. It simply said: How to start an argument online State an opinion. Wait. …

Is Your Video Ready for Prime Time?
Using Video To Market Your Business
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Thanks to the advent of idiot-proof video cameras that automatically upload your videos to the web, it’s never been easier …

Why Speed of Resolution Over Speed of Response is Key to Social Media Success
Speedy Response Or Speedy Resolution?
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Last week, Jay Baer wrote a post about how brands are responding on social media. Jay’s premise was that companies …

Study: Facebook Still the No. 1 Social Media Platform for SMB’s
Do You See Results From Facebook?
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According to the Fall 2011 Attitudes and Outlook Survey from Constant contact, small businesses are becoming more savvy with social …

Small Business Blogging Tips for Beginners
Increase awareness of your business
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It’s no secret that companies allocate a great deal of time and effort to develop credible blogs that draw additional …

The Joys of Working With Small Business Owners
Where would business be without them?
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Almost every day a small business owner comes into my office to share his or her dream with me. Sometimes …

5 Great Questions To Massively Improve Your Results
What question would you add to the list?
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Here are 5 great questions to help your business thrive in any economy: How many leads am I generating each …

What’s Your Plan For Today?

What’s your plan for today? Many small business owners treat each new day, as if they had an endless supply …

How Many Relationships Are You Building?

“When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.” – Dale Carnegie. …

How To Work With A Virtual Assistant
All VAs are not created equal

A while back, someone mentioned to me that most entrepreneurs switch Virtual Assistants (VAs) every 6 months or less. Frankly, …

Should SMBs Look Beyond Just Google?

As the local component of the online space continues to heat up, it is starting to get very crowded. There …