Posts tagged "small business"

Small Biz Spotlight: Sean McGinnis of 312 Digital - New Class 1/22

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I caught up with Sean McGinnis, founder of 312 Digital, yesterday via Google+ hangout. His company has a full-day, live training class on digital marketing that will be held next Tuesday, January 22, at the AON Center. Some of the smartest experts out there will be presenting. The course, Intro to Digital Marketing, is perfect for... Read more »

Greetings from the Left Coast

Greetings from the Left Coast
There was a cartoon in the New Yorker magazine that I saw probably 20 years ago that has always stuck with me. It was a map of the United States as a New Yorker sees the country. It was very funny. Most of the middle of the country was missing with the exception of Sweet Home... Read more »

Small Biz Spotlight: KCL Financial Coaching

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Financial planning and tax season got you down? I recently interviewed Kelley C. Long, CPA, the founder of KCL Financial Coaching. She is providing tax preparation services this year as a logical addition to the financial coaching she does with her clients. I think you will enjoy her great energy and the enthusiasm she brings... Read more »
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Want to become a blog writer, not just a reader?

Want to become a blog writer, not just a reader?
Looking to start blogging and/or do newsletter marketing? I am doing a webinar for the Women’s Business Development Center on Feb 15 from 12:00-1:30 PM. You can join us online for just $10. I promise it will be worth way more than that! (And guys are welcome too.) I will be talking about best practices... Read more »

Business planning, accountability, and kicking your own butt

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So you made big plans for yourself and your business. It’s now 10 days into the New Year – have you already gotten off track or lost your momentum? Not me. Not this year. I am kicking my @ss. (Not like this video, which makes be belly laugh every time I watch it.) Instead, I... Read more »

Small Biz Spotlight: Freshly Baked Communications

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How do you build a thriving company after being laid off in a down economy? Satisfy a business need! Lauren Young, the CEO/Founder of Freshly Baked Communications, shares her story about starting her company right before the recession hit. Now in January 2012, her company is launching “Knead to Rise,” a six-week training program that will help start-ups... Read more »
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Why selling "we" is easier than selling "me"

I think all small business owners face this at one time or another. This is a post from my blog that suggests you team with complementary or even similar services providers for projects like teleclasses.

Thank you, Captain Obvious

Thank you, Captain Obvious
I confess that I am a total geek about entrepreneurship, growing businesses, and that sort of thing. Even in my downtime I find myself reading blogs and watching videos about subjects that I spend a lot of my time working with clients around. You would think I might want a break after hours – but... Read more »

Monday Mojo: Why you need an extra hand

Monday Mojo: Why you need an extra hand
This is not a post about outsourcing tasks to a virtual assistant or intern. This is about something you need for yourself and your business. If you can’t find someone to do this for you, you might need to take your own hand…and use it to pat yourself on the back. One part of entrepreneurial... Read more »
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Do You Suffer From SOS (or Shiny Object Syndrome)?

Wow, this post really struck a chord for lots of people! Big sharing going on. Please check out my guest post Do You Suffer From SOS (or Shiny Object Syndrome)? on Carol Roth’s Unsolicited Business Advice Blog. Carol Roth is the New York Times bestselling author of The Entrepreneur Equation.