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Benefits of the Cloud
May 1, 2013
One of the most popular technology buzz terms these days are “the cloud,” but what is the cloud and how does it...
Health Care Law Delayed for Small Businesses
April 15, 2013
Once again, small businesses have something to worry about. After having to adjust to the results of the fiscal cliff and deal with ch...
The Pros and Cons of Having a Virtual Office
March 25, 2013
Last month, Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, made headlines when she abolished Yahoo’s work-at-home policy and ordered everyone back in...
Tax Time for Small Businesses
March 6, 2013
Tax time is a dreaded time of the year for many people. This year, small business owners have to adjust to new tax laws brought ...
Is Apple Losing its Shine?
February 20, 2013
Since the initial release of Apple’s iPhone in January 2007 and its subsequent mega rise, the innovative tech giant revolutioniz...
Results of the Fiscal Cliff and the Effect on Small Businesses
February 6, 2013
Even though the White House and Congress came to an agreement to avoid the fiscal cliff as 2013 approached, there are still many issue...
Recently my business partner, Sandi Webster and I, joined the advisory board for the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship Corpora...
Your End-of-Year Checklist
December 10, 2012
It is hard to believe that the year is coming to an end and 2013 is rapidly approaching. Now is an important time to revisit your busi...
The Fiscal Cliff and What It Means for your Business
November 29, 2012
As the end of the year approaches and 2013 looms ahead, many small business owners are worried about the fiscal cliff and how it&rsquo...
Monitoring Your Business on the Web
November 14, 2012
Give yourself a pat on the back. You’ve successfully developed and implemented a social media marketing strategy for the remaind...
Why Vacations are Good For Business
July 23, 2012
We all know the feeling – Memorial Day Weekend comes around and we automatically switch into summer mode. The kids are out of sc...
Use Social Media as Customer Service Channel
May 31, 2012
With the rise of social media, more small businesses are forced to look for innovative ways to market themselves online, drive sales, ...
Jump Start Your Sales
April 1, 2012
As small business owners we have all experienced sales slumps at one time or another. It can occur during the early stages of a busine...
March 6, 2012
Spring is the time of renewal, rebirth and of course, basketball. It is also a great time to do some spring cleaning for your business...
Communication Etiquette – How to Create a Good First Impression
January 10, 2012
Why not welcome 2012 with a good first impression? It’s the New Year, so why not start the year with the goal to improve your pr...
What I Learned as a Summer Intern
September 14, 2011
Since we are now “Back to School,” I thought this might be useful for college students and their parents. Caroline Ryder, a senior at ...
Social Networking Sites – Avoiding the Pitfalls
July 18, 2011
Logging on to Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn have become a part of our daily lives as the world of social media and networking is evo...
The Do's and Don'ts of an Internship
June 24, 2011
Internships are a great way to get your foot in the door regardless of where you are in your career. While many people think they are ...
College graduates from the class of 2011 have at least one thing in common: they are faced with the difficult task of landing their fi...
What to Do if You are Laid Off….7 Tips to Help You Cope
March 15, 2011
Your boss calls you into his office and he says, “I'm sorry the company has decided to reorganize. As a result we have done ...
Happy Groundhog Day!
February 2, 2011
Since this is my first column of the New Year, I thought I would write about those pesky resolutions that you have for yourself and yo...
What’s in the New Small Business Jobs Act?
October 12, 2010
Let me confess right up front, new legislation that alters the tax code just baffles me. I often wonder if the legislators, accountant...
Putting the Tweet in Twitter
August 28, 2010
Are you confused by Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and all the rest? Especially how to make it work for your business? I was too but then ...
Social Media Scams
August 28, 2010
Last week I discussed social media and how you can leverage it for your business. This week I am going to alert you to some of the scams ...
The Credit Crisis for Small Businesses
August 28, 2010
Mention the bank bailouts to small business owners and you can hear their frustration. While it has been over a year since the government...