One of the first places a new or small business goes to get the word out regarding their venture is Facebook or another social media channel. It’s great that we live in a time when we, as business owners, have access to such an inexpensive and effective way to promote our brand. However, as with… Read More Social Media Etiquette Tips for Small Business
I’m old enough to realize that good customer service is a lost art and young enough to care about it. Since I’ve started my own business, and especially now that I have chosen to remain, purposefully, as a small enterprise, I am learning the huge value in cultivating an on-going relationship with people long after… Read More Loving On Your Customers (long after the sale is finished).
Sometimes, when you are a sole proprietor, just starting out in business, or you just happen to have a small operation – it is easy to be overlooked or even looked down upon. Not too long ago I was at a networking event. As a group of us were chatting and sharing our professions, I… Read More Celebrate Where You Are In Your Business
When people ask you where your favorite place in the world is, you might initially think of warm beaches and beautiful vistas. I admit that is where my mind initially drifts off to. However, I realized that my favorite place to be is right under my nose. There is nothing exciting about it. In fact,… Read More My Favorite Place To Be – And It’s Completely Boring
Whenever I introduce myself as a microbusiness blogger or mentor I am nearly always met with a confused stare and a furrowed brow – you know, where the skin wrinkles up in-between the eyes. Some nod their head as if they know exactly what I’m talking about, yet most aren’t too embarrassed to ask me… Read More What Is a Microbusiness / Microentrepreneur?