5 Ways to Get People to Remember You (And Your Company)

This appeared at www.entrepreneur.com and was written by Dorie Clark. After a recent lecture, a young consultant came up to me. “I have a problem,” he said. “People seem to forget me right away. I’ll remember meeting them, but they have no idea we connected before. I think I’m just not memorable enough. What can […]

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5 Ways Your Business Can Benefit from Social Media

 This appeared at www.asbdcbizblog.blogspot.com and was written by Donny Stearman. Social platforms such as Facebook®, Twitter®, Google+™, LinkedIn®,Pinterest® and Instagram® are cost-effective avenues for connecting with your target customer base, raising awareness about your brand, and building credibility within your industry. Through the strategic use of social media, you can:  1. Showcase Your Business’s Human Side It’s easy for consumers to […]

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How to Manage Big Projects at Your Small Business

This appeared at www.blog.intuit.com and was written by Carla Turchetti. How would you handle completing a major project in addition to overseeing day-to-day operations? Big businesses tackle large projects all the time, but they also have the personnel, budgets, and infrastructure that smaller companies lack. Your big project could be anything from overhauling the company website to […]

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Hustling On A Side Business? How To Find the Time

This appeared at www.entrepreneur.com and was written by Poornima Vijayashanker. Many dream of the day when they can quit their day job and jump into building their business. Unfortunately, businesses take time to become profitable. Before taking the plunge, I encourage aspiring entrepreneurs to keep their day job, and start building their business on the side. […]

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So Your Facebook Post Views Dropped, Huh?

This appeared at www.smallbiztrends.com and was written by Penney Fox. Have you noticed your Facebook post views dropped dramatically in the organic reach of your Facebook fan page? If you’re not sure with what’s going on, take a few minutes to click around your Facebook Insights. You’ll find the link on the top bar in your […]

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10 Useful Productivity Hacks for Small Business Owners

This appeared at www.smallbiztrends.com and was written by Ivan Widjaya Running a small business can take up a lot of your time. If you’re fortunate enough to have some success under your belt, you could have anywhere from 20 – 200 people a day who need a minute or two of your time. On top […]

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How to Deal With Headache-Inducing Customers

This appeared at www.entrepreneur.com and was written by Logan Strain. All customers, even the angry ones, are relatively easy to deal with – most of the time. As long as you show a genuine interest in helping them, the majority of people you do business with won’t waste their time making your life frustrating just for […]

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Why No One Reads Your Blog

This appeared at www.carolroth.com and was written by Rich Gallagher. Many articles on small business success tell you to “connect with your customers” – and in particular, to write blogs. So you write a bunch, post them on your website, and hear nothing but crickets. Why is that? I am guessing that it is because […]

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8 Habits of Highly Successful Working Mothers

This appeared at www.womenonthefence.com and was written by guest blogger, Liz O’Donnell The life of a working mother can be one of the most rewarding lifestyles a woman can choose. Modern women are lucky to have the opportunity to pursue both personal and professional fulfillment. But managing career and family can be incredibly challenging. Many […]

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Don’t Let Pricing Become A Pitfall

This appeared at www.carolroth.com and was written by Dawn Mentzer. Many small business owners and solopreneurs (especially those in professional services) have trouble figuring out how much to charge their clients. It’s brain – and nerve – wracking, particularly when you’re starting out in business. Pricing mistakes can trip up the most talented and skilled […]

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