SMB Owners: Don't Get Bogged Down in Your Bookkeeping

SMB Owners: Don’t Get Bogged Down in Your Bookkeeping

My guess is you never gave a damn about bookkeeping, ordering, payroll, maintenance, or many of the duties that are so necessary to run a successful business. So why aren’t you …

3 Reasons NOT to DIY Market Your Small Business

3 Reasons NOT to DIY Market Your Small Business

Did you lose money doing it yourself? You tried to DIY market again, didn’t you? My husband and I are both entrepreneurs, and when we need help on anything outside our frame […]

SMBs, Coach Your Staff Daily for Success

SMBs, Coach Your Staff Daily for Successful Marketing

Do you communicate daily with your staff? Ever notice how the more successful restaurants have daily meetings with staff before they . . .

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 […]

IMHO :) 6 Characteristics of Small Business Owners

IMHO :) 6 Characteristics of Small Business Owners

People ask why I only work with Small Businesses in the U.S. Because American Small Business owners are Passionate and crazy about their business! Not that there is anything wrong […]

SMBs: Penny Wise could be Pound Foolish in Marketing

SMBs: Penny Wise could be Pound Foolish in Marketing

A discussion question was posed on a LinkedIn Group: “Do you have any tips or ideas for marketers working on a tight budget? Please add your suggestions.” There were many great suggestions on how to market with the fewest dollars possible for the best results, As usual there were many suggestions, but no one was addressing the real issue – and that is that marketing should be recognized as a critical investment in …

The 1st Cell Phone Call – a Retrospective

Mashable posted this morning about today making 40 years since the first cell phone call was made. I had to stop and calculate how young I was at the time…