Archive for November, 2013

Selling When You’re in a Bad Mood

I’ll admit it. Recently, there have been some ups and downs in my personal life that I have not been eager to talk about publicly. 2013 has been a breakthrough year for me, both personally and in business. I have experienced a greater degree of business growth in the last few months than ever before. […]

13 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know about Me

A quick shout-out: my good friend Alice Osborn inspired me to write this post. Thanks, Alice! See her original post here. My first job in high school was at Wendy’s. I spent my first six months just cooking fries and washing dishes. Other retail jobs included the grocery store seafood counter, working as a drive-through […]

Why Your Blog Isn’t Getting You Any Customers

It amazes me just how many businesspeople write blogs and have no idea why they’re writing blogs. Unless you’re blogging just for fun, you should start out with some idea of how your posts will motivate people to do business with you. Otherwise, your blog will likely end up in the graveyard of good intentions. […]

3 Ways to Keep Your Blog Audience Engaged

Writing a blog is easy. Getting people to read it is a whole different matter. People have short attention spans. To attract blog readers and keep them coming back, you’ve got to make it easy and compelling for them to do it. Give them a way to subscribe Nothing irks me more than finding a […]

How Watching TV Can Boost Your Business

I haven’t owned a television since 2006, but I’ve recently started to consider getting one again. Why? Short answer: I’ve realized that I might be missing out on a business opportunity here. People talk about TV shows. These days, blogging and watching television are two activities go hand in hand. Television always was a social […]