Category Archives: Hiring the Right Staff

Are You Discouraging Growth?

running man and country road forkIf you are the owner, president or CEO of your company, you may be the reason your business is not growing. It’s not about budget, or having the time, it’s about the failure of the person at the top to make a decision. Read More...

A Starved Website

Lost cursor drops to the ground making a hole. Concept of system crash.This week, the unthinkable happened. We were updating a client’s website when it crashed. This is a site we had not built, but that shouldn’t make any difference. My stomach clenched when I got the word. This was a new client for us and I hated to give them the news. It’s not that we were at fault, we weren’t, but it’s still not news you want to deliver. There’s usually some way out, but at the time, we were in the dark. Read More...

It’s About Time

photodune-8309631-time-xsWhen we talk to prospects about marketing, It’s apparent that time is a huge factor. I get it. You don’t have time for social media. You don’t have time to blog. Editing the website? Well, that just doesn’t happen. So what’s the answer? You can’t market your business without investing a little bit of time in the process. It doesn’t have to be days, but if you can set aside 8-10 hours each month, you can create a good marketing campaign. If that’s not possible, consider hiring an intern. Here are some tips. Read More...

Mindful Communication

I recently read a Forbes article on Mindful Communication. The author is interested in improving communication across his company. His goal for 2016 is to be more proactive and less reactive. I liked what he said. And it made me think about our clients and their communications – specifically, the content within their websites, brochures and social media campaigns. Are your communications persuasive, or just factual? Read More...

HARO on Business

Entrepreneurs work hundreds of hours trying to grow their small business, leaving everything else in life as a lesser priority. But does it have to be that way? Is it possible to grow a healthy and profitable business without sacrificing everything else – like family, friends and hobbies? I’d like to hear from small business owners who have taken steps to find a balance in their lives between work and everything else that’s important to them Read More...