Remi, my slight between the ears canine mutt, is fantastic at fostering pleasure. I have a friend like that too. They use similar techniques. I’ve been thinking about how this relates to small business success. Remi is SO appreciative – and expressive – about the littlest things. She’s also quick to use her charm and… Continue reading Small business success stalls with wiggling and wagging
“Life begins when you do.” — Hugh Downs, American Broadcaster I have a business contact who dials (OK – probably touches) my phone number every month. Clearly, he has some kind of CMS that tells him to do so. Unfortunately, the system doesn’t tell him how to do it. Marketing strategy doesn’t seem to play… Continue reading Why are you calling me?
“Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness” – Pearl S. Buck I have a favorite vendor and friend who needs your help .Please read to the end of the blog post (or scan down to the last section) to provide input in comment (or privately) to set something up… Continue reading Are you looking to win, get gifted or earn your living?
“We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.” – Charles Kingsley, Clergyman It’s amazing to me how concepts that have always worked in the past… Continue reading Déjà vu strategic marketing
“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” -Peter F. Drucker Marketing is easier – or harder – than you think, depending on how you do it. Standing on the shoulders of giants is a great quote, but doesn’t always translate well to small business marketing. If you’re not willing to do… Continue reading Marketing isn’t art or science – it’s savvy
“Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.” – George Orwell Sometimes, opportunities come when it’s inconvenient. That doesn’t mean you should dismiss them. Small business marketing requires seizing opportunities when they come. that’s not always on your schedule. It’s bad timing. I’m still reeling from a move out-of-state… Continue reading Small business marketing is about community