Posts tagged "social media"

Maker's Mark: Hit a bullseye or missed the mark?

Maker's Mark: Hit a bullseye or missed the mark?
Maybe you heard about the Maker’s Mark brew ha ha where the company announced that they would be watering down their bourbon to keep up with increasing demand – and then changed their mind. I wanted to sip on this for a while before I wrote about it. Maker’s Mark is a small-batch bourbon whisky that is... Read more »

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 »

Social Media Week is next week. Are you going?

Did you know that Social Media Week takes place around the world? Chicago is just one of the cities that will pull together quite a selection of events for all interests and tastes next week. Do you want to have drinks with fun people? No problem. Social media is…well…social. These are the kind of events... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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.
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Small Biz Spotlight: Jennifer Dubowsky L.A.c.

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Solo practitioner for 10 years and she has gotten referrals from as far away as Ireland! Acupuncturist Jennifer Dubowsky L.A.c. shares what it takes to be Successful In Chicago. She specializes in pain, allergies, and women’s health issues, including infertility. In addition to loving what she does, she has spent time developing her website, blog, and... Read more »

Perspective from procrastination

Perspective from procrastination
Nobody can be focused and productive all the time. When I was in corporate I thought that I was a pretty good time manager and project manager. I thought I would be able to carry those skills over into my own business. But the truth is that sometimes I can and sometimes I can’t. It... Read more »

Solo but not alone

Solo but not alone
Many of the people I coach are solopreneurs or entrepreneurs who are their business – just one person wearing lots of hats, trying to launch or grow a small business. Sometimes it can feel really lonely. My friend and colleague business strategist and coach Cathy Presland once referred to the people we serve as “lonelipreneurs.” That really... Read more »
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The power of face-to-face networking

I have to admit that it hurts a little to write this post. Read the copy on anything I produce and it will say that my company is a “virtual provider of…” My intention was always to be able to work from anywhere, and I can and do. Mostly my clients meet with me on... Read more »
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