Category Archives: Small Business Tips

Featuring tips on managing and running your small business efficiently.

Trade Show Success Tips

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You never get a second chance to make a first impression. When it comes to trade shows, this quote is excessively applicable. Although cliché and an old familiar tune, this saying should be your adage for all trade show booth and staff. A trade show is a constant sequence of openings. From the minute it […]

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The Magic of the Magnet: Refrigerator Advertising

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As a business owner, you are always trying to promote and brand your business. In order to develop your brand’s image, your main focus should be keeping your name, and or logo front and center all of the time, and see it so often that it practically blends into their every day scenery. Refrigerator Magnets […]

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Making that Glance Stick: Keep your Readers Wanting More

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Let’s face it, people today very rarely read to the end. They spend MUCH less time reading your words than you took to write them. You spend hours crafting this piece of art that is intended to enlighten your audience and essentially make them smarter. Yes, smarter, because you have that power. You finish, read […]

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Is Working From Home REALLY as Good as it Sounds?

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Okay, look. If you are only looking for my humble unsolicited opinion, I would jump up and down and scream HECK YES! I absolutely love the freedom that working from home offers me. This would be quite a narcissistic and short-lived blog if I was only going to talk about myself. I feel obliged to give […]

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Website Remodel: Turning your Drab Space into a Busy Place

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Who wouldn’t love to revamp their otherwise dreary site and have it magically re-appear as a traffic magnet that people just can’t get enough of? A website so phenomenal that people sleep and wake just dreaming of the next time they’ll visit? Dare to dream! Unfortunately, not many of us have the time or the […]

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Business and Beauty: Texting with Your Salon or Spa

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Hold. Music. Those 2 words, in succession make the hairs on the back of my neck stand up. Listening to that disturbing melody playing in your ear for what feels like hours.  Voicemail isn’t a word that I hold any dearer to my heart. The thought of being able to text my favorite salon or […]

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You CAN Increase your Intelligence- 5 Ways to Maximize Your Brain Power

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In a world where even your fridge needs a Facebook account, being smart today is relative. You can be book smart, street smart, game show smart, people smart, even football pool smart. There are so many situations in life today that require you to display the amount of gray matter that you posses. The burning […]

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How to Avoid Accountant Burnout this Tax Season

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Today, we sat down with our accountant. For the first time ever, in our entire business relationship, she actually ran out of things to say. We looked at each other completely baffled. After all, she was here to TALK to us about our finances this tax season.. we weren’t supposed to be the ones doing […]

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5 Tips to Achieving a Better Work-Life Balance

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Juggling. The one sought after trick that we tried effortlessly to master as children. Keeping those little balls up in the air while keeping your motions in sync. I don’t know about you,  but my juggling acts always found the balls tumbling to the ground while my parents continued clapping in an effort to encourage […]

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One Can Be the Loneliest Number…

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You’ve become fatigued with doing a job for someone else. You’re grinding away while someone else reaps the hefty rewards. The thought of taking this show on the road has entered, crossed, and climbed the walls of your mind for quite some time now.  You’re sure you’ve mastered this hamster wheel and how to navigate it. […]

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