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The Social Enterprise Fail Whale

Gartner just released a report “Predicts 2010: Social Software Is an Enterprise Reality” identifying the direction enterprise social software will take in the coming year. Their top 5 predictions are: Related Posts A business owners perspective on social media 7 years ago … Social Media Revolution 7 years ago Social Media Revolution: Is social media […]

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Reprogramming Yourself For Success

There is more and more proof that what you think and believe will come true. Even in the 1960’s proof was there in the famous “Psycho-Cybernetics” book … Related Posts 5 tips to improve your life (Part 2) 7 years ago 5 tips to improve your life. Part 2 of a series aimed at providing […]

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The love has gone

A work colleague sent me a link to the video below which spells out in a funny way the demise of advertising as we know it. Related Posts The love is gone 7 years ago 5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Web Site 7 years ago Chatting with business owners both within my town […]

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What Is Happening To Our Attention Span?

Over the last 12 months I have noticed a steady increase in the amount of articles and blogs covering my favorite topics. Related Posts The Smart Way to Get My Attention 7 years ago Each day I receive a bunch of emails from business trying to sell me something.

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Great Customer Service Impacts Small Business Performance

Small businesses may have limited budgets but there is one area they can compete head to head with big companies. The secret: Customer service. Related Posts Is Your Business Focused on Customer Service? 7 years ago Customer service means many different things to different people. We all have our personal expectations of what we want […]

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The Smart Way to Get My Attention

Each day I receive a bunch of emails from business trying to sell me something. Related Posts How the Internet enables intimacy (Stefana Broadbent) 7 years ago Very good talk on how the Internet may not be spoiling human intimacy but in fact help to grow it. Is a Referral Program a Bad Idea? 7 […]

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Why I Never Hire Brilliant Men

SITTING in my office last week, facing the man whom I had just fired, I thought of the contrast between that interview and our first one, nearly two years ago! Related Posts Retirement is a Bankrupt Industrial Age Idea 7 years ago Retirement is a really bad, bankrupt, industrial age idea that was never a […]

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Marketing Graduates Are Not Ready For Marketing

Marketing graduates and young professionals are cheaper than the battle-scared 30’s+ professionals who know the game and have vast networks. Related Posts Fixing Your Marketing; The Problem of Penguins 7 years ago Reason #1 why your marketing doesn’t work – You are using Big Business marketing rules. If you’re playing by their… Fixing Your Marketing; […]

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So You Need To Hire A Community Manager – Now What?

The Community Manager role is unlike any other position in the technology and online world. Rather than managing hardware or software, products, services or content … Related Posts Tips for the First Time Manager 7 years ago You have worked hard for this, and finally you have been made manager of your department or business. […]

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The Single Most Important Question in Business

As responsible business owners, we invest a lot of time answering the “what” question. What will I sell? What should my price be? What kind of marketing should I do? Related Posts The 2nd Most Important Question in Business 7 years ago “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” Mark Twain. Jeanne, a friend […]

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Tips for Getting Customers Through Your Door

Customer acquisition is probably more difficult now than it has been in years. With the economy so erratic, spending is down, so the competition is really tough. Your marketing is going to have to be spot on, with good timing, a great pitch, and good offers made to the right people. Related Posts 6 Important […]

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Tips For Being an Effective Manager

An effective manager is one who is always looking for ways to improve both himself and his team. A bad one is one who is both incompetent and stubborn. Related Posts Tips for the First Time Manager 7 years ago You have worked hard for this, and finally you have been made manager of your […]

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