Monthly Archives: May 2009

…Friday!…

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear. –Socrates

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Look Ahead or Get Left Behind

Know anybody who’s ever attempted a newsletter yet never had any news?  What about blogs; ever seen a stale blog on a company’s site?  And I don’t even have to ask about news pages on web sites, as I’m sure … Continue reading

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Where Is Everybirdy? It’s Time to Fill Your Feeder

I just got a hummingbird feeder.  It’s my first one, and I’m not up to speed on hummingbird feeder protocol.  When should I put it up?  What’s the scoop on filling and cleaning?  Where should I place it? I emailed … Continue reading

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Feeling Scattered & Smothered by Social Media? One Question is The Answer You Need

Years ago I had a client who exemplified the idea of “eye on the prize.”  I was part of the agency team selected to help this client’s business, a national sports association, increase membership.  This respected organization had excellent programs … Continue reading

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The Handyman’s New Tool: Web Ideas for Even the Smallest Businesses

When your neighborhood handyman gives you his web address and talks up his online promotion, you know something’s drastically changed in the marketing universe.  It’ll never be the same “sell” again. And I gotta say, the handyman hit the nail … Continue reading

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A Niche and A Pitch: Two Keys to Biz Success Online and Off

Everybody knows the most successful small business owners are big thinkers. So how do you think big and stay focused? How do you identify new opportunities without redefining your brand? How do you make bold leaps yet stay grounded? Online marketing will help you answer those questions. Dive into social media and web-based communications, and I assure you, you will be motivated to define and constantly refine your brand. Continue reading

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What’s in the Google Toolbox? An Intro for Small Biz DIYers & Google Newbies

Google.  It’s not just a company, it’s a constant presence for any web user.  Google is so prevalent, it’s the Coke of the search engine world.  It’s even evolved to be a verb, like “Xerox” for making copies.  We don’t … Continue reading

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