Business Tips

How to Declare Business Independence

business independence

With the July 4th holiday tomorrow here in the U.S. it only seemed fitting that I pen a post about independence. Specifically, independence as it relates to your business. And yes, I know I’ve written about it before, but it’s a subject worth repeating.  If your business is coming between your life, liberty and pursuit…

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13 Ways You Should be Using Your Smartphone for Business

smartphone apps

Admit it, you don’t go anywhere without your smartphone. It’s ok, the rest of us don’t either. That reason alone is incentive enough to examine just how useful your smartphone is to your business.  With more of us enjoying job flexibility today,  and with the probability of up to 58% of workers expected to be…

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Business Logo Creation with DesignEvo

Because I tend to create my own graphics, I hadn’t explored online options for creating a business logo until DesignEvo reached out to me and asked if I’d be interested in taking it for a test run.  I agreed because after visiting their service I felt it could be a huge benefit for my readers.…

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Yes, You Need a Website. Here’s 7 Reasons Why.

You Need a Website for your business

Look, I get it. I know that starting and running a business means a constant evaluation of what to spend money on. Maybe that’s why so many new business owners ask, “Do I need a website?”  The answer is, “Yes.”  Not maybe, not it depends, it’s just a simple, “Yes, you need a website.” Period.…

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Overwhelmed by GDPR & those notices? What do they mean for you?

Overwhelmed by GDPR

The past few days my inbox has been filled to overflowing with privacy policy and opt in notices. I’d be willing to bet yours is too. It’s all because on Friday, May 25th the new GDPR regulation takes effect.  If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed by GDPR and what it means to you, keep reading.…

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Re-Visited: The Intro Packet

Seven years ago, I wrote the post “Let Me Introduce… My Business, with an Intro Packet”. In it I discussed the difficulty of giving people a clear picture of what your business can provide in a short period of time and how an intro packet could help.  A lot has changed in seven years.  The…

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Adopting Remote Work Options for Businesses

In November of 2017 I launched a program for local businesses to help them adopt remote work options for their office staff.  Living in Maine, when winter weather hits it can have a huge impact on office productivity. Winter weather, school cancellations and sick children can leave the office looking like a ghost town.  It…

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