Where do you stand? Is it time to strategize? You don't have to go it alone! Include your staff, associates, and friends in your brainstorming. You never know what someone will come up with. The key is to know you CAN diversify; you CAN be creative and find new avenues for growth. Read More
A confident writer knows when to breathe As writers, the idea of 'breathing space' is likely to mean something different to each of us. For me, breathing space is something we must give ourselves when we become too close, too attached to our writing for it to go any further. Read More
Despite not having a panel of its own at SMX Advanced this year (maybe next year, Danny?), it seems to me that Local Search is coming of age right before our eyes. Local has now reached a level of prominence where it's time for SEO companies (and large, location-sensitive companies who do their search marketing in-house) to truly start thinking a Read More
In tough economic times, small businesses can thrive by reducing their dependence on a few big clients, and by tapping into secondary sources of income that complement their business. Read More
This is a podcast interview teaching us lessons when creating contests for our blogs or any websites. Read More
How often have you met a prospect, spent time doing all the right things (asking open questions, getting to the root of the issue, fleshing out a solution, positioning yourself as the only viable supplier —.) only for your carefully qualified great prospect to decide to do nothing? Read More
If you're like most business owners or marketers, you're probably working hard to increase your lead generation while at the same time lowering your marketing costs. And chances are good you're missing the very best ways to do this: Conversion Optimization. Read More
Most go out and write a business plan. Business plans are great tools in planning your business as well as thinking through all of the small things that business owners have to deal with each and every day. They are very good road maps for a business owner. But, there is one thing that almost all new business owners miss - and that is their person Read More
“Traditionally business decisions about product lines, hiring/firing employees, and raises are made by analyzing trends, and mapping out decisions made in the past,” Markworth said. “Today's business world changes too quickly, and so we've developed a tool that will allow a real time report that projects the impact of the decisions made into the f Read More
The mantra of business this past year has been to reduce spending, cut staff and save money. One area to easily neglect during crisis management of during a recession is customer retention and loyalty. Read More

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