The fact is, we're not living in the 1950's anymore. And as a recent article in the NYTimes put it, 'Even sophomoric humor is a sales lubricant'. People don't gravitate toward serious. They much prefer it when you keep your message light. Give a potential customer a reason to smile, and you have Read More

11 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Pinterest

11 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Pinterest Avatar Posted by erikemanuelli under Social Media
From http://nopassiveincome.com 884 days ago
Made Hot by: ObjectOriented on May 2, 2014 12:53 am
Pinterest is among the most popular social networks used today for sharing photos and videos.
So here's 11 tips to get the best from your Pinterest account. Read More

You Make Two Types of Decisions

You Make Two Types of Decisions Avatar Posted by cbrendlinger under Management
From http://www.awakeat2oclock.com 884 days ago
Made Hot by: techmedia on May 2, 2014 12:46 am
The principle function of leadership is making decisions. Whether you own a business or direct the work of others, your employees come to you with issues they can’t solve themselves. There are two types of decisions. Some of those should be made by others, but some can only be made by you. Read More
The media has always been a tool of influence. The question is, how is it influencing you? Is fear a control mechanism utilized by the media? Read More
Creating brand awareness via advertising can surely come easy. However, the awareness generated may not be continuous in the long-term as well as publicity in this sense does not come cheap at all. Read More
The CPA for Small Business: Proactive, Responsive, and Helps Paint a Beautiful Picture I recently read an article on AccountingWeb, written by Doug Sleeter and describing the findings of a published report titled What SMBs Want from Their CPA.  The report is a summary of results from an annual stud Read More
Here are a few featured tips for you (and I) from renowned entrepreneurs, Sara Blakely and Tim Ferris, to help on this start-up journey. Example: "...Embrace what you don't know, especially in the beginning." Read More

17 Surefire Ways To Increase Facebook Engagement

17 Surefire Ways To Increase Facebook Engagement Avatar Posted by webaholicindia under Social Media
From http://www.webaholic.co.in 883 days ago
Made Hot by: sundaydriver on May 1, 2014 11:45 pm
Facebook post strategies: Learn how increase Facebook engagements. These 17 methods which will help you to increase your Facebook page engagement. Read More

Are You a Promoter or a Protector?

Are You a Promoter or a Protector? Avatar Posted by Sian Phillips under Management
From http://tweakyourbiz.com 883 days ago
Made Hot by: zioncampo on May 1, 2014 11:27 pm
By Bob Herbold

A year or so ago the Harvard Business Review had an interesting article on two personality styles and the watch-outs regarding matching up pairs of people in boss/subordinate roles. They categorized people as being of two types: promoters and protectors. Read More
May is here at last, and to definitively shake off the Winter doldrums, small business owners should consider what they can do to ensure that they get themselves and their staff into a productive frame of mind. Read More

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