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Quick Tips on Gaining Credibility as a New Entrepreneur

By |October 1st, 2017|

So you’ve started a business and you’re a brand new entrepreneur. How do you grow your business and  gain the trust and respect of clients and peers when you and just starting out?
This article sets out a few great points, specifically #6 which is “Be Real”. It’s important to connect to your clients and peers […]

Getting the Most Out of Your Social Media Audience

By |September 3rd, 2017|

Great post here about how to get the most out of your social media audience. If you’re looking to grow your audience, what should you do? This article focuses on simple ways to connect on a person to person level – sharing photos, asking for social media connections when in person with someone you’d like […]

Is a Facebook Business Page a good idea for my business?

By |August 9th, 2017|

Likes. Comments. Paid for advertisements. Pay per click. There’s a lot to Facebook and when you have a business page it is easy to get caught up in being involved in the arious ways to get your message out. Where is your time best spent? What about your money? According to Forbes it is extremely important […]

Going from Free to Paid Products or Services…3 Quick Tips to Ease the Transition

By |April 3rd, 2017|

Some of us offer free products or services to win eyeballs and hope that wallets will follow. Small problem: It’s hard to support free forever.  So how do you ease that transition?
1.  If you are looking to offer your product or service for free, then keep it free or at the very least set the […]

What You Need to Know About Google Analytics

By |March 1st, 2017|

All of you are viewing and checking your Google Analytics, right?  But for those who are not sure what Google Analytics is about or what you are looking at if you are viewing analytics reports, here’s a quick primer on what you need to know.
Visits represents the number of sessions on your website, the number […]

Are You Really Hiring For Talent?

By |January 6th, 2017|

Sticky subject time…
In my world, there is a TON of content out there on how best to respond to proposals, how to interview in the best way possible, what you should and should not do on an interview; the list goes on.  But what I don’t see a lot of is when the shoe is […]

Are you a Wantrepreneur?

By |December 2nd, 2016|

I read the term “wantrepreneur” recently on an article on SmartBrief.  I thought this was particularly interesting because those of us who are lucky enough to have been able to turn a dream in to a business, or took a concept to creation and made a business from it, there are others out there who […]

5 Key Questions That Every Business Owner Should Be Asking Themselves

By |October 3rd, 2016|

In order to be successful as a small business owner, you need to check in with yourself from time-to-time to really access where your business is.  This is really the first step to making any type of change to your business.  If you don’t know where you are currently at, it’s almost impossible to get […]

Are we there yet?

By |August 2nd, 2016|

How many of you are parents who have experienced the, “are we there yet?”, phenomenon that happens with our kids while en route to wherever our destinations may be?  Or, how many of you remember doing that as a child (or teen..okay even as an adult…I raised my hand to all three!)”?  Now, how many […]

Consulting – When to stop working for free

By |July 9th, 2016|

Learn when to draw the line between advice and consulting                                                 
The hardest part about consulting is learning when to give free advice and when to charge someone for your expertise. Part of gaining new business is showing potential customers what you are capable of doing and a lot of times consultants are willing to give […]