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Marketing Your Home Business

Marketing a home business is vastly different than marketing what’s considered a small business.   Learn tips here for marketing your home business on a limited budget.

Guest Posting 101: 5 Things Every Guest Poster Should Know

July 28, 2016

[su_note note_color=”#7c97c2″ text_color=”#ffffff” radius=”2″]A quick shout out to my awesome Biz Buddy Vicki Voisin for inspiring this post. She’s always stopping me during one of our weekly chats to say “That’s a blog post!” and many of my best posts have been because of it.[/su_note] The Tips from T.Marie Blog has been around awhile.  Almost…

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The Truth About Setting Affordable Rates

July 19, 2016
setting affordable rates

If I had a dime for every time someone complained that people won’t pay their rates, I’d be rich. Well, not rich exactly, but I’d have a few bucks for Starbucks instead of Dunkin’ Donuts.  What do I tell them? The truth about setting affordable rates. I tell them it’s because they are focusing on…

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Five Things Technophobes Fail to Understand

July 6, 2016

It’s been awhile since I talked about technophobes. You know, those business people who hate the Internet and refuse to adopt anything for their businesses more advanced than the Yellow Pages?  Ok, so maybe they’ll get really wild and crazy and start a Facebook Page.  I bet you know at least one business owner like…

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3 Valid Reasons for Not Having a Website for Your Business

April 28, 2016

In light of my recent post admonishing businesses for relying on Facebook as their online presence the title of this post may sound a bit strange.  For those of you who thought I was being a bit harsh about the need for a website I decided to see if I could find any reasons at…

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Why Big Business Has Customer Service All Wrong (and how small businesses can take advantage of it)

January 20, 2015

I’m a stickler about customer service.  I could blame it on being a waitress in my teens, but it’s more likely because I was taught that we should always treat people the way we ourselves would like to be treated. I have experience serving and helping others, so when it comes time for me to…

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Where Should You Start Building Your Business Online?

August 13, 2014

In my an earlier post I talked about businesses making the mistake of ignoring the increasing use of mobile devices.  Even those businesses who understand the need to build a presence online often get overwhelmed at the starting point.  With so many social networks and new ones cropping up all the time, it’s easy to get…

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How to Breathe New Life into Old Blog Posts

July 31, 2014

started blogging in 2004. Back then if there was a picture included with your post you were ahead of the curve.  It’s not 2004 anymore.  While the actual content of your posts is still the most important thing, it’s not the only thing.  Visuals are becoming more and more important when it comes to blogging. …

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