Monthly Archives: February 2011

Improve Your Social Media Results

There are many variations of an old adage in advertising that goes something like this, “I know that half my advertising works…I just don’t know which half!” I wondered who first came up with this humorous statement and according to … Continue reading

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Is Cloud Printing Right for your Small Business?

Cloud computing is all the rage today for many companies and when I ran across an article mentioning cloud printing it got my attention. By the way if you are not familiar with the term cloud computing or want to … Continue reading

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Major Illnesses Impact on Small Business

I partially remembered a famous quote about near a death experience making a person stronger, so I did an Internet search and came up with two similar quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche. The first one goes like this, “That which does … Continue reading

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Small Business and Facebook

Facebook has been a frequent topic on this blog, in fact we just did one last week an a recent upgrade to Facebook Business Pages. Now comes an article titled 3 Reasons Why Your Business Should Avoid Facebook that describes … Continue reading

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More Small Business Tech Advice

We did a posting earlier this year titled Small Business Tech Advice about some technologies to avoid in 2011. We’ve also posted frequently on such tech things as the importance of frequent computer back ups, computer security, software licensing, power … Continue reading

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Facebook Business Page Upgrade

I’m a big believer in duct tape (sometimes referred to as hundred mile an hour tape) so when I ran across an article from Duct Tape Marketing on an upgrade to Facebook it immediately caught my attention. Many small business … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day and Procrastination

We have a chain of pharmacies here in the midwest named Walgreens which has a little bit of everything and they seem to be everywhere. In fact, I was curious and did a search by zip code and there were … Continue reading

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A Simpler Way to Survey

Small business owners know how important customer feedback is for making sure you are satisfying your customers. Surveys are one of the best ways to determine how successful your small business is in this crucial area. The problem is getting … Continue reading

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A Different Valentine’s Day Gift – Donate Blood

I’ve been donating blood on a regular basis since 1998 and am now in the habit of donating almost the maximum of six times a year. In fact before my children grew up and moved out, whenever the Red Cross … Continue reading

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New Program from Facebook

Facebook Places was launched late last year for the iPhone and has since expanded so that you can use Places on touch.facebook.com or the Facebook App for  BlackBerry, Android, HP webOS or Windows Phone 7. If you’re not familiar with … Continue reading

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