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You’re in the right place. These articles are written with home and micro-businesses in mind.

Word of Mouth

November 20, 2007

Old school businesspeople swear by word of mouth as the best way of marketing a business. While I believe this is still true, word of mouth no longer is restricted to one person telling another about their personal experiences with a given company or business.  It used to be that if you had a good…

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Check this Out

November 13, 2007

The second installment of my series entitled 100 ways for a home office warrior to utilize a virtual assistant has been published over at The Home Office Warrior, the Internet Magazine for the Home Office Entrepreneur.

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When is a Blog more than a Blog?

November 12, 2007

When is a blog more than a blog? When it’s a marketing tool. And you thought blogging was only for political pundits and Hollywood gossip mavens. Think again. Blogging is the latest business tool, and when it’s done right, it can effectively work for you and your business.

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What's on Your Website??

November 5, 2007

A business website. Do you have one? As I mentioned in an earlier post, every business in today’s market needs a website.  It amazes me that some business people are still dragging their feet on this one.  Perhaps its because there are still some people out there telling business owners that they don’t necessarily need one.…

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Ethics in Business

October 9, 2007

We’ve all heard about Enron and how a lack of ethical business practices brought them crashing down. But if you’ve been in the business world for any length of time, I’m sure you’ve seen small businesses that employed unethical practices as well. I was involved in the mortgage/escrow business and the words ‘predatory lending’ are…

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The Importance of E-mail

September 25, 2007

Remember when e-mail was something only the true technologically advanced people used?  It was a novelty then, something that the general public couldn’t see themselves using. Times have changed. Even the U.S. Postal Service has felt the impact of a world communicating via e-mail.  In my experience, I see the bigger businesses embracing e-mail as…

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tech·no·pho·bi·a

September 21, 2007

 –noun abnormal fear of or anxiety about the effects of advanced technology. In today’s high tech world you’d think that technophobia would be a thing of the past wouldn’t you? Doesn’t every business have a website and e-mail? The majority of them do, but I bet you’d be surprised at how many businesses aren’t utilizing…

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