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Best of the Blog: My Top Posts of 2016

It’s the end of the year, woo hoo!!!! You might be reflecting on your accomplishments over the past 12 months, evaluating where you stand today and making plans for the coming year. Part of my business planning process is to look at past blog posts to see which ones got the highest amount of traffic, …

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The Ultimate End-of-Year, Before & After Christmas Gift List for Your Favorite Creative Entrepreneur

They’ve made it through Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday and are probably ready for 2016 to be over…it’s a great time for a gift! In case you’re struggling with knowing what to buy for your favorite creative entrepreneur. I’ve compiled a list of the top items and tools! The ultimate end-of-year, before AND after Christmas …

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17 Quotes to Challenge You to Take Your #BabyStepstoGreatness

Building your own business is hard….really hard. There’s going to come a time, regardless of where you are in your journey, where you’ll want to quit. (yep, I said it..) The ups and downs of this small business journey can challenge your motivation and desire to succeed. That’s where discipline comes in…. When you do find …

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{VIDEO} What if they want a Faster Horse??

When you’re in the process of developing products and services to sell, every business guru advises asking your audience what they want from you. As a matter of fact, in this blog post I actually share a musing of mine about building a successful business. So if your audience happens to be like Henry Ford‘s audience was …

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Why Content Marketing Matters

“Nobody watches it anyway, there’s really no point in starting anything new.” Somebody said this during a meeting about  a public access TV station that had spots available for practically anyone (within reason) to use.  As the ideas started flowing and the excitement began to increase, the air was essentially zapped from the room with this …

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Get Your Brick & Mortar Business Online

You’ve worked hard to build your local business, and you realize that you might be missing out on dollars by not being online, congratulations! You know that in this technology-driven age, people are getting online to look for EVERYTHING, including the stuff that you sell. You know that you need to be there, online, to …

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