I love that Gmail offers virtually unlimited storage for free. So like a lot of Gmail users, I really don't delete emails from my Gmail account. About a year ago I changed the email address that I use for most email newsletters from my NY Report account to my Gmail.
Yesterday marked the beginning of National Small Business Week, presented by the Small Business Administration (SBA). This week will celebrate and recognize the efforts and success of entrepreneurs across the country.We’d like to congratulate the tri-state winners for their achievements:...
Yes, we are still obsessed with getting our websites to rank well. It is no secret that our business hopes and dreams are to have our websites be money making machines.
In my last post, I reviewed 6 things that Customer Intelligence is NOT (Database Marketing, CRM, BI/DM, SFA, Data Warehouse, Social Nets).
Like many of you, I regularly update my Facebook status and send tweets via Twitter. Yesterday morning I hesitated, however, about sharing with my Facebook friends my main activity for the day... a colonoscopy. What will my friends think? Is this too personal? But, then, I said "What...
Chicken Little famously said, "The sky is falling! The sky is falling!" Well, for small business it may be true.
The seven year anniversary of my business, theONswitch, is right around the corner. Seven years ago this month, I waved goodbye to my comfy corporate office with matching furniture, IT department, HR staff, and expense account, and joined the millions of global entrepreneurs.I never looked back. (...
In my last post I mentioned how Little Airplane Productions received help from government trade organizations to expand globally.
I just got off the phone with Tom Brown from Little Airplane Productions "LAP". LAP produces TV programming for kids, and Tom will be one of our panelists at our upcoming event on May 25th, “International Business Opportunities: 3 Success Stories
I spent a few minutes with Jonathan Fields yesterday discussing small business marketing. The discussion quickly turned to websites and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). We both agreed that for most small businesses, SEO may not be as crucial to success as its often implied.
According to a recent post on adage.com, Facebook is preparing to launch a geo-networking application. According to writer and CEO of Deep Focus, Ian Schafer, this huge step in the creeping rise of mobile marketing presents huge opportunity for local businesses. Schaffer writes:
What does it take to be an effective leader? What leadership advice would you give someone? What have you learned from being in a leader? These are the questions I which I had to answer during a recently interview for Landau Leadership, a company that focuses on leadership training for corporations.
Yesterday, Mashable posted details and screen shots from Twitter’s beta testing of Twitter Business Center.
I am a big fan of Workshop in Business Opportunity (WIBO), and a big fan of the business honorees who were recognized yesterday at WIBO’s 44th Anniversary Celebration.
In my last post, I discussed how to avoid becoming a commodity by creating a brand. Even if you come up with the best branding strategy in the world, it’s worthless if you don’t communicate and implement your branding effectively.
Who are bloggers? They are people like you and me who have something to say.
With tax day not yet a distant memory, it’s wise for business owners to face the hidden tax they have to deal with every day: government regulations.
In my last post, I wrote about the commoditization of business that resulted from the recent recession. Accepting this truth does not have to mean that you resign to it.
I just returned from a two-hour workshop I conducted on social media marketing. After everyone asked their questions, thanked me and went on their merry way, a marketing manager came to me and asked: "So how often should I post on Twitter and Facebook?”