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    Spring Clean Your Business
    by Peggy McHale
    April 18, 2014

      For those of us in the Northeast, this has been an exhausting winter.  Now is the time to cast-off the lethargy from t...

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    Conquering your Job Interview
    by Peggy McHale
    March 7, 2014

    Congratulations, you have made it past the initial round of resume review and you are now scheduled for a face-to-face interview with ...

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    Making the Most of Networking Events
    by Peggy McHale
    February 13, 2014

    How many of you are comfortable walking into a room full of unfamiliar faces?    Not many, yet networking is essential ...

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    The Do’s and Don’ts of a Phone Interview
    by Peggy McHale
    January 17, 2014

    To some people a phone interview might sound simple.  You don’t have to worry about what to wear, the train schedule, traff...

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    Social Networking Mistakes to Avoid
    by Peggy McHale
    December 6, 2013

    Posting content on social networking sites is an easy, efficient, and effective way to boost your company’s marketing and PR str...

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    Must Have Mobile Business Apps
    by Peggy McHale
    October 22, 2013

    Many of us use our smartphones and tablets more and more to do business while on the go.   Mobile business apps are not only...

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    Tips for Navigating LinkedIn Successfully
    by Peggy McHale
    September 26, 2013

    LinkedIn is a powerful social networking tool for the business world.  Not only does it help you make business connections, but i...

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    What Can You Do Now to Make Your End-of-Year Goals?
    by Peggy McHale
    August 27, 2013

    Summer is drawing to a close, the kids are heading back to school, and your employees are shaking off the remnants of a blissful vacat...

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    Employer Mandate Penalties Delayed
    by Peggy McHale
    August 1, 2013

    On July 2, 2013, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that the implementation of the Pay or Play Rules of the Affordable Care Act (A...

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    Attracting Talent to a Small Company
    by Peggy McHale
    July 3, 2013

    It’s no secret that big businesses have an easier time recruiting top talent because of their brand recognition, exciting compan...

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    Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan - Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy
    by Peggy McHale
    May 24, 2013

    This past October, many of us in the tri-state area were affected by Hurricane Sandy in one way or another.  Whether you were aff...

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    Benefits of the Cloud
    by Peggy McHale
    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...

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    Health Care Law Delayed for Small Businesses
    by Peggy McHale
    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...

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    The Pros and Cons of Having a Virtual Office
    by Peggy McHale
    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...

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    Tax Time for Small Businesses
    by Peggy McHale
    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 ...

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    Is Apple Losing its Shine?
    by Peggy McHale
    February 20, 2013

    Since the initial release of Apple’s iPhone in January 2007 and its subsequent mega rise, the innovative tech giant revolutioniz...

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    Results of the Fiscal Cliff and the Effect on Small Businesses
    by Peggy McHale
    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...

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    The Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship Corporation Can Help Your Small Business
    by Peggy McHale
    December 31, 2012

    Recently my business partner, Sandi Webster and I, joined the advisory board for the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship Corpora...

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    Your End-of-Year Checklist
    by Peggy McHale
    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...

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    The Fiscal Cliff and What It Means for your Business
    by Peggy McHale
    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...

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    Monitoring Your Business on the Web
    by Peggy McHale
    November 14, 2012

    Give yourself a pat on the back. You’ve successfully developed and implemented a social media marketing strategy for the remaind...

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    Why Vacations are Good For Business
    by Peggy McHale
    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...

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    Use Social Media as Customer Service Channel
    by Peggy McHale
    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
    by Peggy McHale
    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 Madness
    by Peggy McHale
    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...