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Can you Spot the Owner?

Years ago, as a little girl, I remember going to Meijer with my dad. We were out in the parking lot and he stopped to chat with a man who was picking up bits of

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Guest Post: How a Mobile App can take your Small Business to the Next Level

By: Red Foundry A mobile app may be the one missing piece from your business marketing strategy. Having one could help you attract new customers and strengthen existing customer relationships. Explore how a dedicated business

NSBA Leadership Conference: The Recap

There is nothing like getting together with a group of small business owners from around the country to network, get critical updates on legislation and hear from thought leaders. That’s what I did this past

Too Busy to Learn?

If you are like most business owners you are inundated with pitches for training, workshops, and seminars to attend. They tout things like: Learn the 7 Proven Ways to Grow Your Sales Create a Culture

4 things to look for in an internship program

Over the years we’ve had interns from a number of colleges and universities. I have learned a great deal from the process of working with various institutions – some of which are better than others

Guest Post :: Solidifying Your Readership: Turning Skimmers into Dedicated Readers

By: Amy Medeiros There is so much more to maintaining a blog than simply creating content. It is not a case of if you publish it, they will come. In fact, your blog post content

Loyalty Part II

I got a lesson in employee loyalty at my first job out of college. It was a lesson about what loyalty is not! In this workplace employees were rewarded for years of service, not how

Share it. Earn it. Keep it.

It’s a well-accepted fact that it costs more money to attract a new customer than it does to retain and grow an existing one. Still, many business owners are constantly chasing new business to the

Guest Post :: How Spring Cleaning Goes A Long Way In Email Marketing Success

By: Paul de Fombelle Nothing helps you shake off the winter doldrums like livening things up with some spring cleaning. You’ve gotten your home and office ready, but have you taken a good look at

Happy?

It seems like a simple question. Are you happy? For some the answer comes easily, for others it is more complex. I ask because March 20th is International Happiness Day. Yes, there really is such