Monthly Archives: September 2014

How to Share Your Love of Cooking Part-time and Profitably

So you love to cook.  Can you turn it into a lucrative part time business? Catering for small events would be one idea, but it probably would be a great deal of work:  food purchase and preparation, cooking, delivery, clean-up. … Continue reading

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Why Your Business Should Be on YouTube

If you are running an online business or a business that has an online presence, YouTube is one of the social media sites that you should be using,   Why? 1 billion users (globally) 7 million US visitors per month 59% … Continue reading

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Google + and Your Marketing Strategy

From one of my recent posts you might think that I consider social media a time waster but for business owners.  It certainly may be if you do not stay focused and blur the lines between work and play.  But … Continue reading

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Social Media: The Great Time Waster

While it’s true that social marketing is a powerful technique that all online (and offline) business owners should explore, it’s also true that much of what we do on these sites is most definitely not work.  But when you make … Continue reading

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Time Management Techniques for Small Business Productivity

If you are looking for a better way of managing your time, colleagues, friends with a background in the business world,  and Google will suggest several techniques such as: Getting Things Done. The Pomodoro Technique. Time boxing. Stephen Covey’s urgent/important … Continue reading

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Tame Your Email Monster

Is the Email Monster one of your business problems?  How much time do you spend reading and responding to – or simply deleting – emails? How much unread email currently clutters your inbox? If you’re like most entrepreneurs, the answer … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day

By the 1880’s life in the United States was changing from agrarian and small town to industrial and urban.   Some farmers were the original “halfpreneurs” doing both farming and running a small business (making carriage wheels, barrels, rope, from their … Continue reading

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