InsideTarget Market Surveys and How They Work

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If you answered the call to yesterday’s survey, Thank you! If not, you’ll still find the results helpful. The question was “What is your biggest Marketing roadblock?” The four possible answers were: I need a step-by-step complete marketing system to follow. I need an action oriented plan to jump-start and motivate me! I need practical… Read more »

EWWW Hiring

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So I’m finding that hiring is the most dreaded task amongst us entrepreneurs. To begin with, we’re like new parents; we don’t want to leave our “baby” with a sitter. They might neglect it, they might screw up, no one loves it like we do. But how does that work out for us? Not too… Read more »

Does your business have a ceiling?

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For those of you who don’t know, I home-school my 6 and 4 year old sons. This morning during an art project(where I was really trying to sneak away to write this) I completely undid my 6yr old. I had given him green construction paper, his favorite color, but when I noticed he was going… Read more »

Your voice, Your Business Depends on It

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You remember last week when we talked about branding? Identify your voice. Identify your niche. Be consistent. I think those are “wake up at 3am problems” and that makes them worth digging deeper into. Lets start with your voice. While you probably aren’t losing sleep over those exact terms, “If I could only get people… Read more »

Rock the Boat, Get More Clients

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If what you’re doing in your business isn’t working, admit it, then go change. Am I being harsh? I don’t think so. Last week at Be The Change Event 2012, Suzanne Evans shook (and shocked) some doey-eyed entrepreneurs back into their businesses with  these 3 truths. Branding…It Matters! It matters on your website, on your… Read more »

Profitable and Easy Delegation

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I scrapped the original paragraph here. It was too much what you’ve heard before, so I’ll get straight to the point. You need to delegate tasks in your business because you can’t do it all, you don’t want to do it all and doing it all will suck the time and passion out of your… Read more »

The Profit Power of Visually Appealing Information

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I was reading about new tech start ups this week and a company called visual.ly caught my attention. Visual.ly offers infographics, statistics and data displayed with enhanced graphics. These are not your father’s pie charts. This is data made beautiful so that non-business/tech/financial geeks can digest and actually enjoy the information too. Infographics have been… Read more »