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How Can I Improve My Blog?

One of the most common questions I get from new clients is, “How can I improve my blog?” It is a loaded question, really, because what they’re really asking in most cases is: “How can I use my blog to improve my business?” Fortunately, on this particular subject, I have tons of advice (and it’s [...]

By | 2017-04-26T01:08:37+00:00 December 4th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

With Gratitude

This Thanksgiving, there are so many things I am personally thankful for, not the least of which are good friends and a healthy family. The anticipation of both a delicious turkey and a day of bargain shopping are things of which I am also appreciative. But there is so much more I have to be [...]

By | 2017-04-26T01:08:37+00:00 November 26th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Your Blog Pinnable?

Using the right approach, Pinterest can be a great way to generate interest in your blog.   The highly visual-oriented social media platform will need not just compelling content but also compelling visuals. It's these visuals that will be pinned to your Pinterest board and then re-pinned by others. So what makes one image more pinnable [...]

By | 2017-04-26T01:08:37+00:00 August 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

#Shopping by #Hashtag

There's a new way to shop. Twitter and American Express have teamed up to allow users to make purchases using a special hashtag. Cardholders using @AmexSync will use the appropriate hashtag to purchase the selected product from American Express Favorites. @AmexSync will then send a tweet containing a confirmation hashtag.  Once you tweet that confirmation [...]

By | 2017-04-26T01:08:38+00:00 February 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Give Facebook a Try

I came across this article in the New York Times that really explains the benefits of using Facebook for small businesses and I wanted to share it with you.  More and more businesses are now using Facebook to make valuable connections with their customers.  Did you know that more than 10 million users become fans of Pages [...]

By | 2017-04-26T01:08:43+00:00 November 15th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Value of Social Media

A  colleague of mine brought this Slideshare video to my attention and I enjoyed it so much that I'd like to share it with all of you.  It really explains the power of social media and how important it is to become a part of this new and exciting way of growing your business.  In addition, [...]

By | 2017-04-26T01:08:43+00:00 October 20th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Does Traditional Networking Still Work?

Being in social media doesn't necessarily mean that you're social.  But it helps.  As the owner of a small business I am exploring the opportunity of joining some networking groups within my community.  So far, the results have been amazing!  Is it about getting more clients and making more money?  Sure.  Is that the only [...]

By | 2017-04-26T01:08:43+00:00 October 14th, 2009|Uncategorized|2 Comments

What’s Different Today in Small Business?

I came across a blog post that I'd like to share with you.  Seth Godin has written best-selling books on marketing and has the most popular marketing blog on the internet.  I am always amazed at his great advice and innovative ideas for marketing.  Seth Godin's Blog Post today talked about how you would do things differently [...]

By | 2017-04-26T01:08:43+00:00 September 28th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What's Different Today in Small Business?

I came across a blog post that I'd like to share with you.  Seth Godin has written best-selling books on marketing and has the most popular marketing blog on the internet.  I am always amazed at his great advice and innovative ideas for marketing.  Seth Godin's Blog Post today talked about how you would do things differently [...]

By | 2017-04-26T01:08:43+00:00 September 28th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Customer Service connects to Social Media

  Being a big fan of customer service, I just love how social media relates to it. Finally there is a way to connect to your customers in real time which is really beneficial to your business. What a great way to hear your customers and have the opportunity to address issues immediately. The only [...]

By | 2017-04-26T01:08:43+00:00 September 8th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Great News, Social Media Marketers

      After reading this Social Media Article  from Mashable today, I'm feeling good about where we've been and where we're going.  More and more businesses are getting involved in social media, and the results are becoming obvious that it works.  I'm excited to be in an industry that has tremendous room for growth.  I'm welcoming the [...]

By | 2017-04-26T01:08:43+00:00 August 15th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Social Media is Linked to Multi Tasking

Good news everyone!  According to this New York Times Blog, studies have shown that there is a link between knowledge retention and personal interaction or activity.  Perfect!  And as we get older, this link becomes even more important to learn.  What does this all mean?  It means we can keep on Twittering & posting to Facebook [...]

By | 2017-04-26T01:08:43+00:00 July 30th, 2009|Uncategorized|2 Comments