Small Biz is Big Biz

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Growing up the youngest of nine children, the value of a dollar was very strongly impressed upon me over the years. Any item of clothing I wanted my Mom would ask “What else do you have that goes with it?” I wore a uniform five days per week for seven years, so as far as … Read More

Ten Tips for Using Instagram for Business

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I had a young college student ask me for some tips on Instagram because her employer has asked her to take over their Instagram account, and she had only used it on a personal level. How we use Instagram absolutely depends on the product, service, audience, etc., but I really think these tips should help … Read More

Dividing My Mind Time

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I suppose that sounds like a silly title, but this is something I’ve been meaning to write about for a while. From September until the beginning of May I was a contractor (Marketing), who turned entrepreneur/business owner, and a graduate student. My clients are a restaurant group (three restaurants) and a software company start-up in … Read More

Showing Up – A Lost Art

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I’m going to try and write this without sounding bitter. But I’ll be honest – I’ll probably have to spit out the lemon by the time I’m done. There’s so much chatter (be it written or verbal) about how people aren’t actually talking to each other any more. Everyone, even in the same proximity to each … Read More