best apps for entrepreneurs

Best Apps for Entrepreneurs

In this day of mobile phone apps, have you ever wondered what apps you should be considering as an entrepreneur? Here are my top picks for the best apps for entrepreneurs that can save you time and increase your productivity. Evernote – Create digital notebooks to keep track of everything, …

aspirin or vitamins

Are You Selling Aspirin or Vitamins?

Are you selling aspirin or vitamins? That is a question you need to be asking yourself before you spend any more time or money marketing. If you have a headache, you’d do almost anything to get it to go away. If you had to drive to the pharmacy late at …

best business books

Best Business Books

What are the best business books? I often get asked what books I would recommend to anyone starting a business. Here’s the list of my personal favorites. Most of these books have made me think, even changed my way of thinking. They all have contributed to the growth of my …

successful entrepreneur tips

Successful Entrepreneur Tips – Now You Tell Me

Being a successful entrepreneur is not always easy, that explains why so many fail.  It’s those of us who stick it out, especially when the going gets tough that succeed. I’ve been an entrepreneur for over 10 years. Here’s my list of successful entrepreneur tips I wish I’d known then …

how to create products

Create 10 Products from One Idea

As humans we make things too hard, it’s what we do. Have you ever been stuck, trying to start or build your business because you don’t have anything to sell?  I get that a lot in my coaching. So buckle your seat belts because what I’m going to share with …

best blogs

2016 Best Blogs Recap

With full intention of getting it done, I started out in December writing a blog post recapping the most popular blogs of the year. As I began compiling the list, I found myself organizing, categorizing, updating and putting the blog posts into a comprehensive body of knowledge. Out of that …

marketing trends

Marketing Trends that Will Dominate in 2017

Marketing typically refers to touching customers, online and offline to get them to purchase our products or services. To me marketing is all about engaging customers or prospects, meeting them where they are, communicating with them in their language, terms they understand. It’s about connecting, understanding and meeting their needs. …

leadership traits of successful entrepreneurs

Leadership Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

What are the leadership traits of successful entrepreneurs? Wow, we certainly are experiencing some interesting and divisive leadership times in our county. Regardless of your feeling towards Donald Trump, he is now our Commander in Chief which got me thinking, what are the traits of a good leader? Can being …

hiring yourself

It’s Time to Consider Hiring Yourself

It’s the new year and one of the things you should be thinking about, if you haven’t already done so, is hiring yourself. A super smart entity and tax specialist once told me, “if the IRS audits your business and finds you should be paying yourself as an employee and …

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Build Your List Now!

As you may have gathered from my end of the year post, it won’t surprise you that my 2017 mantra is as follows: Strategic Marketing Plan + Build Your List + Follow Up = SALES I’ve been coaching the importance of having a written down marketing plan for years. It …