Monthly Archives: September 2011

Increasing Website Traffic Update

Earlier this week we posted on using Google Analytics to analyze the traffic on your company website, but how do you get potential customers to your site in the first place so you can monitor that traffic? We posted Increasing … Continue reading

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Analyzing Website Traffic

I hate to admit it, but I’m old enough to remember when there was no Internet, and later it was certainly no big deal if a business did not have a company website. How times have changed since 1993 when … Continue reading

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New Employee Background Check Tips

Maybe your business has finally reached the point that it is time to add a new employee or even employees. The easiest way is to hire someone who has worked for you before or maybe make a part timer a  … Continue reading

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Salesmanship – Nature or Nurture?

The debate about which is more important in human development, nature or nurture, has been raging since the time of Plato and Descartes. There have been plays written on the topic such as Pygmalion ( later adapted to the silver … Continue reading

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More Password Protection Advice for Business Owners

We did a posting back in December of last year, Beware of Grinches, that linked to an article that provided a lot of tips on passwords to protect yourself on the web. I have a personal example from the last … Continue reading

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Employee Evaluation Tips

Even if your small business currently has no employees and you (and maybe your spouse) handle all aspects of your business , at some point in time it will grow (hopefully) to a time when you have employees to help … Continue reading

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An Unlikely Source for Sales Advice

My parents did a very good job of raising their children and I remember to this day some great lines from my mother (my father had some great ones as well). Some of them were “If you can’t say something … Continue reading

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Time to Expand?

Most successful small business owners consider expansion at one point or another. I wrote about The Importance of Loyal Customers to Your Small Business and used my barber as one example of how to get and keep loyal customers. He … Continue reading

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Small Business Pop Quiz

I know Summer doesn’t officially end until September 22nd, but to me Labor Day really heralds the end of Summer, so I thought it might be a good idea to have a little fun on Summer’s last weekend and have … Continue reading

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