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Internal Business Partners: Marketing and Sales

Internal Business Partners: Marketing and Sales Every business needs sales to survive. Sales need marketing to attract and engage potential customers so they can be converted from lurkers to paying customers. This is a fact for every business. Your business is no different. Do sales happen without marketing? It is possible, but not probable! We’re […]

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Independence Day and Your Business

Independence Day and Your Business Independence Day is today in The United States of America. Canada celebrated their Independence Day on July 1st. All these Independence Day concepts had me pondering about the independence of owning a business. Small Business Owners (SBOs) are seriously committed to the growth and increasing value of their business. This […]

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WHY pen 1000 blogposts for Business Owners and Leaders

WHY I have penned 1000 blogposts for Business Leaders “Why?” is the question everyone asks me as they hear I have committed to serving Business Leaders and Small Business Owners via 1,000 blogposts. And this posts marks my 1000th blogpost. Yay!  Yet, the yay isn’t for me, it’s for you! Why? You deserve practical and […]

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Is your marketing messaging attracting?

Is your marketing messaging attracting? Your marketing messaging is paramount to Your Business’s Performance. Its effectiveness determines if you amass revenue or have your revenue trickling.  Why the vast difference? Your marketing message is a magnet. It can attract or repel the people you choose to have as customers.  Creating attractive marketing messages isn’t difficult. […]

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Are you hiding from your potential business?

Are you hiding from your potential business? Far too often I notice Small Business Owners hiding from their potential business. What do I mean by this? There’s two points: not placing your contact information on your website and not being accessible both in person and virtually. Answer Your Business Phone When It Rings When people […]

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Website analytics provide you with golden nuggets

Website analytics provide you with golden nuggets Website analytics are important to every Small Business Owner. Just because you haven’t looked at yours, doesn’t mean you won’t find valuable information to improve YOUR Business’s Performance. The fact that you don’t know what these analytics are revealing about your website’s performance is all the more reason […]

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Celebrating 8 Years of Blogging for Small Business Owners

Celebrating 8 Years of Blogging for Small Business Owners Wow, 8 years of blogging is a long time to be blogging! Small Business Owners need sound support, fresh ideas, for new strategies and aligned actions to achieve stronger business performance and increase their business success rate. Each week for the past 8 years, we’ve been […]

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3 point mid-quarter small business performance check-in

3 Point Mid-Quarter Small Business Performance Check-In Mid-Quarter Check-ins are one of my favorite business activities. Well, next to seeing a client’s face light-up when they understand why they’ve had a gap in their business’s performance. These check-ins allow you to identify what is impeding upon your business’s success rate. Additionally, when you do this […]

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The power of owning a relationship in business

The power of owning a relationship in business Owning a relationship supports your business’s performance. Most Small Business Owners (SBOs) need to own another five relationships immediately. It appears owning a relationship has become a lost art over the past 20 years. There is a whole generation who doesn’t understand what this is and how […]

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Jump start a productive day each workday

Jump start a productive day each workday Jump start has a variety of thoughts attached to it. I typically envision cars needing a jump to start, or a defibrillator to help a person’s heart start working again. Your Small Business needs you to provide it with a daily jump start. Are you providing yourself and […]