Looking to get more sales in 2014? Let me guess—you’re looking into advertising, lead generation, and even hiring new employees, right? That seems a bit chaotic. Why not try getting more sales without spending a dime? Save yourself time and money scouring the interwebs trying to find the best way to get more sales. You, … Continue reading “5 Ways to Get More Sales without Spending Money”
A year consists of 365 days, 8760 hours, or 525,600 minutes. A lot can happen to a business in between all those minutes. What happened to yours? Annual reviews are awesome for tracking progress and planning the future, but 365 days is a long time. It can create an avalanche of data. If you’ve read … Continue reading “Break it Down to Build it Up: Your Business Year in Review”
In the beginning, working with friends or family may seem like a great opportunity. You need help, they need the work. Boom! Perfect opportunity, right? But later, when reality sets in, when the honeymoon period wears off, you find that what began as a match made in heaven is now a rocket-propelled handbasket on its … Continue reading “Making a Family Business WORK”
Today’s small businesses are tomorrow’s decision makers. To be part of that is an ongoing honor. I’m thankful for the good we accomplish and solutions we find. Let’s share our gratitude today! Watch my short video to learn why I’m thankful. Then comment on my blog for a chance to maybe win a fun gift!
From the Las Vegas Strip to rock-paper-scissors, zero-sum games are often alluring and entertaining. They’re also a lousy strategy in small business marketing. Yet, why do so many business owners play this game? Rather than carefully strategizing a plan to get new customers, they opt for throwing spaghetti on the wall and hoping something sticks. … Continue reading “The Rule of 3: The Essential Law of Small Business Marketing”