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Guest Post: Instagram Is Crucial to Your Business; Learn Why!

By on March 15, 2017

It’s guest post week and today we’re hearing from Drake Nicholson about the importance of Instagram. Despite the fact that I know IG is a high-ROI marketing tool for a number of business types, I have literally never used it,

How to Prioritize Customer Segments Quickly

By on March 7, 2017

Today I want to talk to you about defining your customer segments so that you can improve your marketing. One of the things I talk about A TON with all of my clients is being very clear on who your

Guest Post: 10 Costs New Business Owners Don’t Think About

By on February 28, 2017

It’s guest post week again and today we’ll hear from Stephanie Lynch of HowMuchIsIt about some of the most commonly overlooked business expenses for new startups or small businesses that can really throw a wrench in your financial plan if

This Isn’t A Second Grade Classroom, There Is Such A Thing As A Stupid Question

By on February 21, 2017

Today I need to throw some tough love at you and discuss this nonsense idea that there is no such thing as a stupid question. We’ve all heard the saying that there’s no such thing as a stupid question and

Guest Post: Achieve Your Milestones If You Want to Raise Money

By on February 14, 2017

It’s guest post week again. Today we’ll hear from Ian Dawkins of Blue Anchor SEO: Starting your own business with little more than a great idea and a lot of determination is something that has always been a big dream

What to Do with the Dogs in Your BCG Matrix

By on February 6, 2017

Today I want to dig up and add a little bit more to an old video I did on the BCG Matrix. Before continuing, if you don’t know what the BCG Matrix is, please take a look at the old

Guest Post: 20 Tips to Skyrocket Your Small Business Branding

By on January 31, 2017

It’s guest post week again. Today we have some advice from Jessica Bowler of Printsome on how to boost your branding. Here’s Jessica:  What small business wouldn’t like a major branding boost? Maybe you’re one of the lucky ones who

How to Understand Your Goals So You Can Build the Business You Want

By on January 24, 2017

Today I want to revisit a video I did awhile ago about using the 5 whys technique to help with your operations management but twist it a bit to talk about making sure your goals and business strategy are in

Guest Post: 5 Reasons Startups Fails and How Yours Can Succeed

By on January 17, 2017

It’s guest post week again. Today we’re hearing from Delan Cooper of Consolidated Insurance Brokers who will give some advice about avoiding failure and finding success as you build your business. Here’s Delan: The startup failure rate is as high

If Your Customers Are All Jerks; You Might Be The Jerk and Not Realize It

By on January 10, 2017

Today I have a quick little PSA for all you business owners out there that always seem to find yourselves dealing with horrible suppliers, obnoxious customers, and difficult teams. It’s the start of a new year (hello, 2017…you really came