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You Can’t Keep a Good Entrepreneur Down

Background: I met Yossi Pinkas long ago, through Twitter. Across the ocean divide we began to tweet, email, chat on Facebook and learn about one another. I’ve been long impressed by Yossi’s dedication to hard work, entrepreneurship, learning, skill building, and innovation. I consider these character traits to be honorable and worthy of attention. I […]

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Can sales be made through social media outlets? {Detailed commentary}

Recently, a Facebook chat led me to consider writing this post. One reader stated that people do not visit social media sites in order to buy – they interact on social media sites in order to be entertained. I’m sure that some studies do render these results and I’ve noticed, over the years, that many […]

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5 tips for marketing in the New Year : Including 15 links to business articles written in 2011

January: Promote free advertising offers and work-at-home jobs  January is typically a great month to promote work-at-home businesses, free advertising giveaways and discounts on  service-oriented offerings that support small business. Many business owners assess their annual budget in January and go looking for new ways to market and promote. Over the last few years I’ve  […]

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Marketing tips… from moms in business (and one dad!)

Recently, I invited a few of my Gift Guide members to tell me what’s working for them – by way of self promotion and marketing. Although many small businesses enlist the help of social media marketers, PR folks, etc, they continue to do their own promotions as well. Owning and running a business is a […]

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October 25, 2011

Small business owners who offer a service: don’t devalue yourself by working for free

This is a tough one for many folks, I know. If you are just starting out in business you will likely have to offer some work for free in order to build your portfolio and reputation. I would suggest that you hand select the people you want to work for, in this case, and come […]

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