A client sent me an email that his new assistant found a couple of typos on a two year old website. I told him I would fix them but it would cost $50. I was fixing something that I copied and pasted from their old website. When I received a check for only half, I […]
The first time was good, but some people believe that warmed up Thanksgiving leftovers are even better. Networking is also a little like that. The first time meeting people is good, but more often than not, you will see people warm up to you on the second, third and fourth time. Enjoy in moderation!
Pets can be a connector. In person they are always the topic of conversation. On-line they can be just as much of a conversation starter. In fact, the two most shared things or the internet is #1 Kittens and #2 Bacon. Don’t over do it. Unless you are a celebrity like Angry Kitty, your pet […]
By now… you have realized that the best laid plans have been put out with the Thanksgiving turkey carcass! The crossroads of getting ‘er done and getting ready for you next adventure stands before you like a line in the sand! Finish what you started, and start what you plan to finish next year! That’s […]
It seems we often use holidays to help us remember and thank groups of people. If you run or work in s small business… Everyday is Thanksgiving. Be thankful for each new and past client, each new and past project, and do your best to show all of your clients, staff, power partners and vendors… […]
Most of us love having the latest technology because it makes our lives better, our communications faster, and our networks closer. But sometimes going low-tech suits your audience better. With the barrage of high tech communication, sometimes a slip of paper can be more effective. Just be sure to encourage recycling!
A friend (and client) of mine is a Great marketer! She is offering professionally taken pictures of your beloved pet before you need her services (she does in home pet euthanasia). Michael Barton (world class professional photographer) was the brainchild of this idea. How can you collaborate with someone outside of your field to create […]
Today was ‘Game Day’ at our networking group. Sometimes you just have to take off the business gloves and be a person! It was a combination of crosswords, word find, and goofy “Hide the Coin Game”. Goofy yes, Fun… Absolutely! What can you do to make networking entertaining an memorable? Try!
No matter what the task… it often takes a cognitive collective to sometimes make your best ideas completely come to life. You can bang your head against the wall sometimes, when just a little outside perspective… can help you see things in a new light! Don’t be too proud to ask for opinions and advice!
Every Saturday… my computers nudge me to update my website. It’s on my phone, iPad and computers in my calendars. I don’t always need to add or change things but it reminds me to look at my own websites each week to keep them fresh. What do you need reminders to do?