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5 Techie Solutions for Better Email

I have been tackling some technology things for my business and one of them was activating new, easier emails for me and the Center. Last week I talked about the fact that I was giving my marketing materials an update. Since I wanted to be able to put these new email addresses on my brochure […]


5 Reasons to Work with a Graphic Designer

I am a huge do-it-yourself-er when it comes to my business. And you may be too, especially if you are still in start-up mode. For someone, like me, who is tech savvy, it can be an easy decision. Why use a bookkeeper when Quickbooks categorizes all the transactions for you? Social media? There’s an app […]


5 Things to Do When Your Employee Quits

I have said in the past that often my writing and my ‘list of 5′ for a particular week is inspired by events happening in the moment. This time is no different. Kim let me know last week that she is resigning as an employee. We knew this would happen eventually, but it still took […]


5 Ways Narrowing Your Niche Grows Your Business

OK, I’ll admit that if I had seen the title of this post years ago when I started my coaching business, I would have rolled my eyes and probably skipped right over it. And if you were tempted to do the same, I appreciate your trust in me to read on. Take me directly to […]


5 Important Questions to Ask Before You Speak

As someone who is out there promoting my business and is comfortable in front of groups, I get asked to speak or give workshops at various organizations. I also am the formal Speaker Coordinator for one of my networking groups (the Holistic Networkers Association) and occasionally step in for my Rotary Club as well. What […]


Types of Networking Groups

Different groups have very distinct focuses and if you are going to network, it helps to understand the groups and how to make the most of them. Leads Groups – The focus is on providing leads to other businesses and them providing leads to you. Most often you will have exclusive representation of your business […]


5 Reasons Your Net-working is Not-Working

Most successful business owners don’t network. Take me directly to the list At least not in the traditional way that you are: paying dues to formal networking groups, going to breakfasts and lunches and cocktail hours, giving your 30-second pitch, playing the how-many-cards-can-you-collect game. It’s a lot of time and money and when you add […]


5 Ways to Build Your EMail List

Vacation? What vacation? I’m really glad that I got back in the swing of things quickly after the holidays, but it seems like everything went from 0 to 60 a little too fast. Have you felt the same? Or maybe you are still moving a bit slower and are easing your way back in. Part […]


5 Entrepreneur Resolutions to Make for 2014

Yesterday I had the opportunity to co-host the Our Town internet radio show with Rachel Stovall (internet radio is one of the newest ways to use the web to reach potential customers). Our topic was New Year’s resolutions and we had a great time talking about them – what the most popular ones are and […]