Category Archives: Small Business Support

Can a Seat in Coach Level the Playing Field?

After a business flight was cancelled and then the follow-up flight delayed, I finally arrived at my destination. At least, at the destination that was listed on the Boarding Pass. The flight was for a conference, so I took the … Continue reading

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Why Is Today So Noisy?

It started with the volume in the locker room. I’m at the gym to attend a morning Pilates class and they’re rockin’ it like it’s 1999. Not just when I walk in the door, but in the locker room as … Continue reading

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How To Look Smart On Social Media

I hear from lots of people about how confusing and fast moving social media is. And I agree. Some days it’s hard to keep up. Ok. Most days – it’s hard to keep up. So how do you know what … Continue reading

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Are You Posting Like You’re Playing The Powerball Lottery?

How much time do you have to spend to be effective at utilizing social media platforms like blogging, Facebook, Linked In and Twitter? Bottom line: There’s no magic bullet. As millions of recent Powerball purchasers chanted as they stood in … Continue reading

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Why You Don’t Need To Fear Pinterest

Some people are feeling scared about Pinterst – in particular – a lawyer/photographer who removed all her boards to technically delete any potential responsibility for copyright infringement. This started a flurry of fear and conversation by Pinners worldwide. Yikes. What … Continue reading

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The “How” and “Why” of Pinterest

Here’s Why: Pinterest is a visual bulletin board platform that’s “all the rage”. With over 1.5 million daily visits, predominantly from females looking for ideas on anything from home decor to fashion to recipes to insipiration, this beautiful site serves … Continue reading

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Get More Blog Views With Facebook

If you’re writing a blog, you always want more views and more comments. Face it, talking with yourself isn’t nearly as much fun as being in conversation with others. An easy way to reach more people is to do a … Continue reading

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First and Last Name Please!

I know this seems like a no-brainer to many of you. However, I can’t tell you the number of times I receive emails from “Joe” or “Laura” or “Sue”. REALLY? Do you honestly think I only know one Joe, one … Continue reading

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Technology – Love It – Leave It?

Technology makes alot of things happen in my life – and I bet that’s true for you too. So, on a good day, I want more of it. But on a day when it feels a bit more like “garbage … Continue reading

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Making Linked In Recommendations

Testimonials are an important aspect of establishing your credibility. “Back in the day” – we used to solicit letters of recommendation from former teachers and bosses to help move us to the next level.  We asked customers to give us … Continue reading

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