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October 13, 2011

“Am I running a business or a blog?”

Recently I found myself chatting with Leah (Peacock Pottery) over lunch about the number of people questioning whether someone is running a blog or a business. With the explosion of blogs online many blog owners are assuming that their blog is a business. State laws make it clear that if you are running a business […]

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July 22, 2011

Small business owners: “Grow a thick skin. And then grow a back-up.”

After a particularly rough two weeks I tweeted: FYI… to run a small business you need a thick skin. And once you have that in place you’ll need a back-up layer. In case you wondered. This tweet was re-tweeted by numerous others who chimed in, “Agreed! Yes!” Whatever your small business is, or will be, […]

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5 great ways to lose business, respect and networking opportunities

Over the last few years I’ve watched and worked with many business owners: from running their social media PR campaigns to blogging, writing articles, guest posting, reviewing, running giveaways, hooking folks up to network with each other and much more. There’s a great deal of Psychology involved in running a business, in my opinion. The […]

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