InsideTarget Market Surveys and How They Work

Categories: Etc. Etc. | goal setting & vision

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 »

3 Ways to Get Real Business Results With Social Media

Categories: Social Media

It was a rather mild winter day on December 3rd and I decided to dawn my cloak, a re-enactment piece that I scored through my local homeschool classifieds. (No, homeschoolers are not socially deprived, but yes, we’re a geeky bunch.) [tweet] Well, I thought it looked neat and my 7yr old was happy enough… Read more »

How Small Businesses Can Find More Customers

Categories: Website

Last week on our facebook page we shared a powerful infographic we found on The stats were staggering as we learned that 85% of consumers are searching online for their local businesses, but 63% of small businesses don’t have a website! That’s the same as turning off your store lights and thinking customers will… Read more »

An Entrepreneur’s Struggle with Success

Categories: Thoughts

I don’t normally post on Saturdays but I wanted to share a personal breakthrough, an Ah Ha moment. Through our micro lender, Accion, I was offered the opportunity to be interviewed by one of the companies that funded our loan. Yesterday was the video shoot, and it was Awesome! There, I said it. Growing up,… Read more »

An Inspirational Work Space

Categories: Thoughts

I moved to a rural away after my divorce. Never meant for it to be permanent; it was more like a retreat. But I feel in love, with a person and with the incredible landscape. Two years later my house sits on the side of the Appalachian Trail and when I’m missing NYC, I just… Read more »

Uninspired? Start a Business

Categories: Thoughts

I remember during high school my mom asking me what I wanted to do for a career. I told her I wanted to be happy. Never wanted to be a vet or astronaut. Around age 10 I did have an interest n making a better computer than Bill Gates, but that didn’t stick. I simply… Read more »

Business Lessons from the Track

Categories: Thoughts

You ever set a goal for yourself and then come up short? This week I signed up for a 10K run to raise money for a children’s home and a two day medical clinic in Africa. The run is in just 4 weeks and last night was the first chance I’ve had to start training…. Read more »

Profitable and Easy Delegation

Categories: Etc. Etc.

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 »