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Check Your Credit Card Statements Carefully

I know you’re a busy person, but you could be throwing money down the drain by not checking your credit card statements every month. I’ve been guilty of this in the past, but learned my le...

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Give Gifts To Business Associates With No Strings Attached

Giving just feels good. Whether you give a colleague a gift that provides them with personal satisfaction or a tool that will help them in their business, giving always feels just right.

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Free Worldwide Brands Ebook Helps You Find Products For Your Online Store

So you’ve decided it’s time for your online store and have been poking around to locate products you can feature. It’s a little mind boggling, isn’t it? I know how confusing it

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Is Voice Mail A Waste Of Time?

One of the biggest time wasters I’ve encountered is voice mail. Sometimes trying to connect with a real human is like playing a game of “tag, you’re it.” But voice mail is very

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Old Technology Good For Calendar Management

I’m a pretty early adopter of most new technology. But when it comes to my calendar, give me paper any day. I like being able to look at one, two or three months at a time for planning purposes and

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Don’t Ruin Your Reputation By Being On The Radio

Radio shows can be really fun to do. But if you’re the next guest on your favorite radio show, you better be prepared.

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No Email Marketing Is Not Dead

Is email marketing dead? That’s what some people think. I disagree. There are still plenty of small business owners connecting via email with prospects and customers every single day. I know my inbox

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Getting Out Of Business Takes Planning and Action

Pete Wakeman and his wife Laura built their business with intention. They began with the end in mind and followed their goals until they sold their successful business a few years back. Their main keys

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Business Goal Setting – A Step-by-Step Guide

Small business owners are famous for not creating business plans for their business. Many of them say, “I don’t need a darn business plan. It’s just a waste of time.” That may be

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Perfectionism Gets In The Way Of Business Success

What matters to your small business is taking action. Even if a product or service is just shy of perfection, it’s important to expose it to your prospects to get the ball rolling in the right d...

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Customer Loyalty Means Good Buzz For Your Business

One of my best customers started with a five dollar order. If I was like most people, I’d have ignored her and gone on my merry way. But I’m not. I treat my five dollar customers just like

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Speak Slowly To Avoid The MPFTMPPFT Syndrome

Every week, without fail, I get a voice mail that never gets a call back. Sales call? Nope. The person leaving the message is seeking help, but their company name and phone number is so garbled no amount

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Are Your Small Business Fundamentals In Shape?

There are a ton of us in the world who are “Service Business” owners. Some large, some small, some tiny. And for each of us there are helpful guidelines we can use to be successful.

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Speak Your Way To Better Cash Flow (and More Business Referrals)

One of the very best ways for small business owners to grow their business and pump up the cash flow is to include speaking to groups as a marketing strategy. Does this idea make you break out into a hot

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The Down Side Of Twitter

First let me say, that I love Twitter and you can follow me here. But Twitter has a down side. As the critical mass continues to increase, the noise gets louder and louder. Confused? I’ll explai...

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