Cliche or Good Idea?

Going the Extra Mile Have you ever had to make a purchase and the ONLY sales person available was grouchy, irritable and obviously not happy to be there? The person acts as if it is an inconvenience for you to be in their establishment, spending your money, supporting their store. This is the epitome of […] Read more »

Top 3 Internet Marketing Myths Debunked

In the web design and internet marketing business, we consistently answer the same customer questions about hiring our firm. Some are the result of “myths,” some are the mother of invention. Either way, there are a lot of small business owners in need of web development, internet marketing or sometimes, just revisions to what they […] Read more »

Sometimes We Have to Say NO

We have all heard it. "No, sorry can't help you." "No, you may not..." "No, you're not getting the promotion." No. It's one of the first words we learn as children, often the first form of rebellion, the first feeling of disappointment or even sadness. But what if no were a positive thing? What if we said no to being lazy-how productive we could be! What if we said no to unhealthy eating-how strong we could be! What if we said no to poor business practices-How Successful We Could Be! Read more »

Getting Out From Under “The Man”

Entrepreneurship has been on my mind. At what point did you decide that working 18 hours a day to make your dreams come true was for you? Maybe you always knew… Maybe you worked 18 hours a day for “the man” and decided that was for the birds. I mean if you’re going to work […] Read more »

Teamwork Divides the Task and Doubles the SUCCESS.

How many times, as a small business owner, have you had to do something you had no idea of how to accomplish? When you’re working to find out how to accomplish these tasks instead of actually completing them you are, in fact, wasting time. Granted, you are learning something new, albeit at  a frustrating pace […] Read more »

Selling Yourself In 30 Seconds

I recently attended a speed networking session. It’s like speed dating…but you actually meet people you’d like to spend time with! There were about 50 people in the room and you sit with each of them for one minute. This gives both people the opportunity to share thier 30-second commercial for thier company. So in […] Read more »

A Lost Art: Common Courtesy

When was the last time someone thanked you?  I mean REALLY thanked you with true appreciation for what you had done. I wouldn’t doubt that it has been quite some time. In this Internet revolution some of the personalness of business has been lost. When you’ve gone above and beyond your client’s expectations and they […] Read more »