To be able to convert your contacts into strategic business connections, you need to spend time and effort building and cultivating your relationship first. Following are tips on how you can connect with people, effectively turn new contacts into strategic relationships and, ultimately, leverage yo Read More
To build a successful online business, you also need to build your credibility. Credibility is the quality one possesses that enables customers to trust them. Read More
In the past, the press release formed an important element to PR. Nowadays, PR doesn’t need to be dictated by a sharply written piece of copy, nor is there a need for gumph to make a story or a brand compelling. Read More
You’ve probably come upon some variation of the Ralph Waldo Emerson quote – “Your actions speak so loudly, I can not hear what you are saying.”

When it comes to speaking in public, leading teams or even having a personal conversation, we communicate a great deal about how we are feeling and thi Read More
Summertime is just around the corner and for many businesses; this time of the year is an easy one to feel like you can coast on by. Maybe you’ll run a sale here or there, or an extra promotion for one of the holiday weekends, but you’re likely to be more relaxed on all of your marketing initiative Read More
We’ve written about review sites like Yelp and Google Places as well as how to deal with bad reviews on our blog before. This is because these days, online reviews can make or break a small business. Read More
Have you ever noticed how the big box stores are constantly written about in the newspapers, magazines, and on websites? You feel like your little old retail store could never get the attention of the media. Let’s shatter that myth. Small retail stores can get great press. All it takes is some elbo Read More
Magic Johnson and Donald Sterling may not actually be the same, but the longer this uglier-every-day media and influency scrum goes on the more they could be. Read More
  The speech by Kevin Durant, a NBA star player for the Oklahoma City, went viral immediately following the press conference awarding him the MVP title for 2013-14. His speech unlike others given in the past will have a lasting impression in the NBA's history. In fact, there are very few moments wh Read More
Not everyone is cut out to be a public speaker, but if you’re a nonprofit, why not get out and start spreading the word as a cause speaker? If you’re not a professional speaker there are some ways you can get up to speed quickly to improve your speaking skills and eliminate your fear.

Do your ho Read More

Free, Fast & Easy: A new way to communicate benefits to employees

  We know that as a small business owner, you have your hands full. Aflac has made it easier for you to communicate …
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Ross Kimbarovsky @rosskimbarovsky Dressses Down for Small Business Dreams

Ross Kimbarovsky could tell you about his passion for entrepreneurship. He could (and does) talk often about the drive … More
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