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Write a Better Blog in 10 Easy Steps

At a BlogHer conference I attended awhile back, I met some people from Yahoo! Shine, which is the online destination for women looking for the latest information and advice from experts and the community. Related Posts A business owners perspective on social media 8 years ago This discussion piece is for business owners seeking a […]

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5 Tips for Balancing the Supermom Act – part 1

This post is part one in a series of three posts about Balancing the Supermom Act. I know that this is a topic all mom entrepreneurs can relate to. Related Posts 5 tips to improve your life (Part 2) 8 years ago 5 tips to improve your life. Part 2 of a series aimed at […]

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A 4 Stage Model for Member Engagement

“If you build it, he will come.” – Field of Dreams. If only this were true for any kind of online community. However, waiting for new members to show up and engage at your site will only rarely succeed. Related Posts So You Need To Hire A Community Manager – Now What? 8 years ago […]

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Pre-Qualifying Your Customers

Most service oriented businesses still offer free quotes for their customers. If you are one of these you might want to consider asking some pertinent questions prior to wasting your time and the customer’s time. Related Posts 10 Tips for Keeping Your Customers 8 years ago Keeping your existing customers happy is vital as a […]

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Tony Robbins on Motivation in a Slump

Tony Robbins made a guest appearance on NBC’s “TODAY” show, America’s #1 morning TV show. In this interview with Matt Lauer, Tony discussed what it takes to thrive, not just survive, in today’s economic down times. Related Posts Tony Robbins: Why we do what we do and how we can do it better 8 years […]

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The Do’s & Dont’s for Using Twitter and LinkedIn Together

LinkedIn and Twitter recently announced that users who have profiles on both social networks will now have the option of pushing LinkedIn status updates out to a Twitter account or pulling tweets into a professional profile. Related Posts Social Media Links 8 years ago A collection of links to social media blog posts and articles. […]

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Why You Didn’t Learn to Run a Business in School

Centuries of academic emphasis on “teaching” (which fills our heads) instead of on learning (which fills our lives) has left us more proud of our ability to reason than of our ability to know. Related Posts Making Money is not an Empowering Vision 8 years ago To build a business that provides you the lifestyle […]

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How the Social Web Came to Be – Part 1

A very good slide presentation by Trebor Scholz on how the Social Web originated. Related Posts A business owners perspective on social media 8 years ago This discussion piece is for business owners seeking a no-frills explanation on how social media can add value to their business…. The Social Enterprise Fail Whale 8 years ago […]

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Is Your Business Actually Going Somewhere?

We love to know exactly what the near-term process is we’re supposed to be doing, we’re almost obsessed with it, to the point that at least in business, we’re too often okay … Related Posts Making Money is not an Empowering Vision 8 years ago To build a business that provides you the lifestyle you […]

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Are You Too Busy or Just Not Organised?

In my travels I have encountered business owners who don’t seem to be able to keep a promise. Are you one of them? Related Posts 5 tips to improve your life (Part 2) 8 years ago 5 tips to improve your life. Part 2 of a series aimed at providing tips for better living. Why […]

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The Four Cornerstones of Business Success & Significance

The Four Cornerstones of Success and Significance are A Big Motivator and Three Bosses. Related Posts How We Got On the Business Treadmill and Why We Can’t Get Off 8 years ago There are Seven Stages in the Maturity of a business. Today we’ll focus on the first four, because they tell us what… Every […]

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The Importance of Having Processes to Deal with Customers

When you have a business, you must consistently have a product that is good, a price that is competitive, and the right people to sell it, deliver it, and service it. Related Posts Simple Processes Create More Revenue – Part II 8 years ago This week we’ll cover just how simple it is to put […]

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Making Money is not an Empowering Vision

To build a business that provides you the lifestyle you want, you need a vision that motivates you. And guess what? Making money is not an empowering vision. I know plenty of people who’ve tried it including me. Related Posts So you think you are in charge? Let’s see. 8 years ago Your Guiding Principles […]

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Do You Need a Business Loan for Your Start Up

You may have been having some difficulty procuring a business loan for your start up. In difficult economic times this happens frequently. Related Posts Good and bad profit, & how they define your future 8 years ago After Kinko’s was bought from Paul Orfalea in 2000 by FedEx, Kinko’s went from a paragon of “good […]

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The Single Most Important Marketing Tactic Ever Devised

The most important marketing tactic ever devised is also the simplest. And it wasn’t invented by marketing people, but by business owners and sales people looking to grow their business the best, fastest, least expensive way possible. Related Posts The Single Most Important Question in Business 8 years ago As responsible business owners, we invest […]

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