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Don’t be a Chester — Go for your Full Potential

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Are you a Chester? Are you letting your flock keep you from finding your true passion and potential in life? Maybe you just need someone to believe in you and show you what the world could really hold for you.

Benefits of Article Marketing for the Small Business Owner

Article marketing is one of the best promotion methods online to build long-term success.

You asked “How do I get business credit?” Here’s the answer

If you’ve ever asked, “How do I get business credit?” then here’s a quick and easy step-by-step guide to get you started. You’ll learn the basics, like what is Paydex, how do you set up a company profile at Dun and Bradstreet, what companies are most likely to grant you initial credit, and more.

Maximize the Value of Every Google Alert

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Am I the only one using Google Alerts? I have found it to be an easy way to keep track of press clippings and do online research. I get information for my various client blogs sent right to my inbox. How cool is that? Are you getting the maximum use out of this free Google tool?

Thinking Outside the Box for Small Business Success

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When a small business brainstorming session was confronted with two lost women needing directions, the idea of “thinking outside of the box” took on a whole new meaning.

Fear of Change and the Small Business Owner

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Convincing a small business owner that his or her current way of doing business needs to change is difficult. There’s actually a scientifically-proven mathematical formula on what it takes to overcome the resistance to change. It takes dissatisfaction + a vision + action.

Website Traffic Building Ideas for the Small Business

What if they were all on their way to your website?!

Every small business online quickly discovers that you need to have traffic to make any website or blog successful.  Just as quickly, you’ll discover that traffic is an elusive thing to find.  Traffic, traffic, traffic. The fact: building traffic to a website or blog takes time. It doesn’t happen overnight. Even if you find the …

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Installing System Updates — A Necessary Process for Successful Small Business Owners

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Does your computer do this to you?  I woke up this morning, all rarin’ to go, ready to finish up some market research I owe a client on, of all things, reikki for animals (this is the small business she wants to start and by golly, I think there may be a market for it …

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Separating Tire-Kickers from Buyers — The Marketing Funnel for Small Business Success

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One of the most effective marketing strategies that has been practiced by successful small businesses for decades is the marketing funnel.  Online, the funnel takes on an even more vital role as it can quickly separate the tire-kickers from the true prospective customers. Now, let me just say right here at the beginning: a marketing …

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Attack With Hummus and Other Great Problem-Solving Ideas for Small Business Success

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Success takes action.  Sometimes it is simply that easy.  If you want to be successful at building a small business,  you have to beat the paralysis of analysis and do something.  I met with two small business owners and their staff about a year ago who were struggling with knowing what do to next.  They …

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