Geeking out about Profit!

Categories: Etc. Etc.

Are you reading through multiple newsletters, blogs and articles trying to follow the latest trending websites, apps or systems for business? Are you struggling to understand or decide which strategies and systems are going to really help you connect with your target market and which are just time-suckers? Can you afford your own rates while… Read more »

Game Changer of 2011

Categories: Thoughts

90% of my working hoursĀ  are spent online and half of that is giving one on one tutorials with my clients or giving an online workshop to a group. Explaining how to use online applications without being able to visually show examples was challenging. In fact, it could be a comedy skit straight out of… Read more »

Can you really do it all? And for how long?

Categories: Time management

I’m pretty sure I could write a ballad about the love-hate relationship I have with marketing campaigns. When I worked for other companies and my sole job was marketing, I didn’t break a sweat. I didn’t have to worry about the accounting department. I didn’t have to make sure HR issues where being addressed appropriately…. Read more »

Break the “mad dash-to-meet-your-deadline” cycle

Categories: Thoughts

I think we’ve all had our moments starring at a blinking cursor. They aren’t pretty. Inspiration rarely comes on-demand; the key to a successful newsletter or blog writing session is to prepare. Environment Does your work space inspire you or does it distract? A change of scenery might be just what you need. Try working… Read more »

If You Could Ask Anything…

Categories: News

Well not that broad, but if you could ask us any one question about your website or how to use the internet to promote your business, what would it be? What to write on your website? How to make a good “opt-in”? How to use video? As we mentioned previously, we are putting the finishing… Read more »

Can You Get Excited About This?

Categories: News

So while there’s no excuse for AWOL, we do have some changes to announce. On a personal note, Craftwerks New Media Inc is now a married team! Thank you to everyone who took a moment to send us a congratulatory note, we appreciate you. On to business, we are excited to tell you that we… Read more »

Irene Teaches Business Basics

Categories: Thoughts

Be Prepared This past weekend Hurricane Irene disturbed our house and our business. Personally, we were more prepared for our business then we were for our house. Our basement flooded and every flashlight had dead batteries. Business prep, however, we were fully armed. Entrepreneurship is not a 9 to 5. Anticipating power outages and not… Read more »