Small Business Marketing Tips

Your Small Business Needs Social Media

To Tweet or Not to Tweet? Is that still the Question? If you are still hesitant to utilize Social Media to grow your small business, consider social media your avenue to the […]

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. . .

You're Not from Around Here, Are You? Social Etiquette or Regional Bias?

Social Etiquette or Regional Bias?

There is a trend in Social Media that kind of pisses me off. I’m wondering if it pisses you off, too. Lots of memes are dictating REGIONAL social etiquette (see image). […]

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…

The Win-Win of Social Media Through Unexpected Uses. Pt. 2 Hidden Genius of QR Codes

The Win-Win of Social Media Through Unexpected Uses. Pt. 2: Hidden Genius of QR Codes!

Still think QR Codes are useless? When QR codes (QR = quick response) were introduced, success was implied. And then… nothing… because there weren’t enough people with phones with scanning ability. BUT, with SmartPhone purchases on an exponential rise, …

Why Consumers DO Buy Rather Than Why They SHOULD Buy.

Why Consumers DO Buy Rather Than Why They SHOULD Buy.

What I learned in a hurry about working in Marketing is that one side is about convincing the buyer they want or need your product or service, the other side of the coin is about convincing the seller they need to market their product or service.

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On Thanksgiving: I’m Thankful for Modern Technology

It has been an amazing journey of personal and business growth for me these last few years.

I remember in 3rd grade (a million years ago!), reading a short story of the future by Isaac Asimov – unfortunately I can’t remember the title – in which there were children sitting at the kitchen table in front of a computer monitor taking school lessons.

I remember so clearly looking at that picture and thinking I hope I live long enough to see that come to be. You have to realize that at that time IBM’s computers filled entire rooms, there were no cell phones, no answering machines, no video games, color TV was just emerging, and central air conditioning was a modern convenience, so the concept of the story seemed so, so far away….