Small Business Content Writing
How to Get it Right

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

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

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?

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

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?

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

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

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

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?

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

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?

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

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?

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 …