Monthly Archives: March 2011

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Thinking About More Business

What does an old Russian joke have to do with getting new business?

Did you increase your business in the past 12 months? Don’t discriminate between more new clients or old clients spending more money–count the increase either way. If you didn’t, you really should be asking yourself why not.

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In Sickness And In Health

I recently drove by a business that had a sign out front that read “Closed due to illness”.

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Put Your Marketing To The “So What?” Test

Want to get Better at your Marketing today?

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Compensating for Your Entrepreneurial Style-or Lack of Style

I recently took an entrepreneurial quiz which evaluated my answers and informed me I would do best as a hired hand! So why am I a successful home business owner? Because I’ve learned to fill the holes in my entrepreneurial style, and compensate for my deficiencies.

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Who You Trust and Who You Don’t!

For the last couple weeks I have been running a 5-minute survey of marketing trends. Several hundred people have given their input.

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Should You Publish a PAID E-zine?

Many of my clients ask me whether they should publish a paid e-zine instead of a free one. My answer is the classic consultant’s answer: “It depends.”

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Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics on Pervasive SQL.2000 Data Repair

Some introduction into Great Plains Software products, now Microsoft Business Solutions. Microsoft Great Plains becomes more and more popular, partly because of Microsoft muscles behind it. Now it is targeted to the whole spectrum of horizontal and vertical market clientele. Small companies use Small Business Manager (which is based on the same technology