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Small Business Marketing That Really Works—and How to Pay for It

This is a guest post from Jessica Larson – see her info at the end of the article… Business today is governed by surging innovation and growing market saturation. Because of this, marketing is more important than ever. Staying on top of trends can set you apart from your competitors; it can even make you […]

9 Quotes that will help you think differently…

Sparks of insight can come from experiences (but only if you take the time to think about them). They can also come from learning or listening – again only if you’re thoughtful about what you’ve learned. In fact, insights can come from something as simple as a powerful quote… with some pondering on your part […]

Questions for Scaling Your Business the Right Way

Annual planning for your business can be challenging most years, but 2020 takes it to a whole new level. It’s impossible to say what we’ll be facing next year, or when things will start to change (hopefully improve). But that doesn’t mean the act of planning is a waste of time. In fact, those business […]

Want to be productive? Take a break…

Are you taking healthy breaks while you work?  Are you taking any breaks at all?  The isolation that has accompanied a lot of the new normal work environments has set a stage that could easily remove something we all need to do throughout the day.  Take a break. Though there was a lot of uncertainty […]

How Small Businesses Can Drive Leads with Blogging and Social Media Marketing

*Note – this is a guest post from Marquis Matson (see bottom of the post for more details) As a small business owner, you need all the help you can get to increase visibility for your business and generate new leads. Blogging and social media marketing are two proven approaches combined by successful small businesses […]

Are you Making it Easy?

One of the ideas in James Clear’s excellent book ‘Atomic Habits‘ is the importance of what he refers to as the Law of Least Effort. His focus is personal behavior change and specifically the idea is that if you want to adopt a new behavior, a new habit, your best bet is to make it […]