In this video, Steve Hoffman talks about how an idea to move into postcards from higher end photographic work helped grow his company considerably. Hoffman and his employees used the latest in digital technology to expand their offerings and slowly move into totally new services that eventually became the main focus of their business. Read More
Colin Kimball, 31, is co-founder of the one-and-a-half employee Web-media company Small Screen Network and a good example of today's new media entrepreneur. This is a fantastic entrepreneur profile that provides inspiration for anyone considering starting a small business, showing how anyone with a little gumption and stick-to-it-iveness can boot Read More
My new book, e-Riches 2.0, is about online marketing. Chris Brogan loves it. Or does he? In this response VIDEO I explain my approach to making money online and why e-Riches 2.0 is the best guide to modern online and social media marketing. Read More
Small business-minded people will find this marketing report by a large corporation's intern, extremely useful for pointing out Internet trends. It's all important for a small business owner to know what marketing tools to invest in, what products to develop. This year's 15 year old is going to be your customer in 5 more years, so how they feel Read More
Lately there has been a lot of news in the media that Western Canada is seeing the first signs of economic recovery. Housing sales and starts are up, unemployment numbers in June were significantly lower than predicted and companies are starting to hire again. Read More
The more you know about your customer's world the more you can help them get what they want out of life. To some degree, no matter what we sell, that's the ultimate goal of serving a customer. Smart sales folks have always made it a habit of discretely discovering everything they can about prospects and customers to find more and more ways to make Read More
If you are a small business owner that are thinking of getting into social media marketing, make sure that you have read these 5 social media marketing pitfalls beginners must avoid. Read More
In an age where competition is getting tougher, deadlines are getting tighter and technology is moving faster, how far will managers go to get better performance out of their employees? Read More
Tools are great and should be used by all in sales, but as a complement to skills and effort, not as a replacement. Read More
If you have a small business, you know there are only so many hours in the day to get things done. You know there are also all sorts of little mindless tasks that you never do that could improve the quality of your business. Start making better use of that time than hanging out on YouTube watching cats play Parcheesi. Read More

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