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If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get Reviews

Reviews: Ask your customers and fans to help you grow your small business or non-profit. Yes, you have to ask. When customers or clients are happy with your business, they are happy to share that […]

Bad Emails Are Worse Than None At All

Bad Emails Are Worse Than None At All

I run across some bad emails in my inbox, but I have to give people an A for effort, so I have avoided using SMB emails as examples of WHAT NOT TO DO. In this case, the example below was so bad it borders on the “I really don’t care” level, so I decided they wouldn’t really care if …

Every Santa Needs a Break! Put a Bench in Your Store

Every Santa Needs a Break! Put a Bench in Your Store

The weary, bag laden, and soon impatient non-shopper leaves to shop elsewhere or coaxes the rest of the groups to leave. It’s a lose-lose for you and your shoppers. So, why encourage the non-shopper to become grumpy and negatively influence your happy shoppers?

Boomers, Don't Say You Can't Do Social Media...

Boomers, You Can Do Social Media!

Nothing, and I mean nothing, including Social Media, is as hard to master as MS-DOS was. . .

Shopping Small is Shopping Wise for Busy Entrepreneurs

Shopping Small is Shopping Wisely

Are you guilty of lost time picking through discount racks to NOT find what you need? It is a far more enjoyable shopping experience to “Shop Small.” Since Entrepreneurs are always […]

From Skadeedle [Infographic]: Email Marketing Etiquette Dos & Don’ts

Email Marketers! You can’t afford not to address each point on the infographic from Skadeedle below! Don’t risk an “Opt-out” or an unsubscribe because you overlooked what you might think of as a minor detail.

Pressing: How NOT To Do Email Marketing!

Pressing: How NOT To Do Email Marketing!

I saw this link on Quora today and it was such a SPOT ON article, I had to press it onto my blog! Louis Vuitton missed the mark in this marketing email and this article discusses what you should…