It’s a busy Saturday afternoon at your shop. The phone is ringing off the hook with people wanting to know if you have this thing or that in stock. Which means that you have to put the phone down, walk over and find the things they want to buy from you, and then go […]
This morning, I’m headed off to New York for the 2012 Blog World conference. Blog World gathers thousands of bloggers together twice a year to meet, share ideas and learn more ways to interact with our readers. Hopefully while I’m there I’ll pick up some new tips, gain new knowledge and learn a thing […]
It’s with great pleasure that we bring you today’s post by our good friend and occasional guest author Emery Scott. Emery is a self proclaimed marketer, social media wiz and serial dater. Enjoy! How much easier would dating be if we each had signs that proclaimed our intentions? “Yes, I’m interested. Ask me out.” “Sorry, I’m taken.” “I’m keeping my […]
Ahhh . . . spring. The smell of freshly-mown grass and budding lilacs. Crisp blue skies, a few puffy white clouds drifting by on a gentle breeze. The sweet chirping of birds and the referee’s whistle as he calls an offside offense on our team . . . yes, it’s soccer season again. I’ve […]
Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with Rick Cochran, President and CEO of MMIC (Mobile Medical International Corporation). Mr. Cochran was named the 2011 Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Association. He has also received many other awards for his contributions to business and community and in […]
Since it’s Small Business Week, I thought I’d take a moment to tip my hat to all the small business owners out there. I spent some time thinking about just why I love certain small businesses in my town, and came up with three reasons.
Each year, the U.S. Small Business Administration honors entrepreneurs from all over the country. One exceptional individual is chosen from each state to receive an award and special recognition during Small Business Week in Washington, DC. In 2011, Andrew Caprio, owner of Monet Medical, was chosen as the Utah Small Business Person of […]
As you know, this week’s theme is celebrating Small Business Week and today’s post continues the topic by focusing on how your small business can achieve growth by developing specific types of relationships. Whether defined by more sales, more market share or further expansion, growth is different for every company. The issue becomes the […]