Monthly Archives: June 2011

More on Shopping Locally

We did a posting last September titled Shopping Locally about an article suggesting that by supporting other local small businesses you are indirectly supporting your own small business as well. We also mentioned the 3/50 project in the post which … Continue reading

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10 Ideas for Offline Marketing

I realize social media and online marketing is all the buzz right now, in fact an interesting statistic is that we’ve posted 63 times about social media over the years. We have also posted a few times on some ideas … Continue reading

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Management Tips for Millennials

No matter what you call the Millennials (and they go by many different names), sooner or later any small business owner who stays in business is eventually probably going to have to hire someone born in that generation. The link … Continue reading

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Your Business and Summer Hours

One of the points in our posting yesterday was the importance of a positive work environment for employee morale in your business. Summertime is here, the time of vacations, ball games, barbecues, and all the other fun things to do. … Continue reading

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Some Timely Tips on Employee Compensation

It appears that there is light at the end of the tunnel on the recent recession (and I certainly hope you can begin to see it in your own business). No matter how much your particular small business was impacted, … Continue reading

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Vacation Reading List

Even if you are foregoing a traditional vacation this year and planning a Stay-cation (as I am) Summertime is still a great time to catch up on some reading. By the way, if you are planning on a Stay-cation, it … Continue reading

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Another Website Design Reminder or Almost Three Strikes

I had an experience recently that made me realize again how important effective website design is for any business, large or small. So even thought we posted Website Design Reminder in February, I thought it was worth another post on … Continue reading

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The Importance of Civility at Work

We all know how much easier it is to go to work when we like the people we work with and conversely how hard it can be when we have to work with someone that really irritates us. I know … Continue reading

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Social Media Can Save Time?

There is a great deal of debate on how effective social media¬† marketing is for small business owners. I did a search using the phrase “social media a waste of time” and got tons of results expressing views that it … Continue reading

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