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July 2009

Venture into Social Media

I am currently working on a new service for my business, and I’m looking for some feedback on ways to improve or modify the service. To get you started, I’ve outlined the general steps that this service takes. Initial consult with a business: I meet with a business and determine what their target market is, […]

Slow Economy and Developing a New Business

If you want to be on the leading edge of innovation, there is no easier time to get there than when the competition for the edge is relaxed.

Conception to Creation of a Business Idea

I’ve been exchanging e-mails with a few people about some ideas for new websites. Currently, there are 4 of these ideas that I would categorize as active – several exchanges of information per week on average. When looking at each idea, and how they differ from one another, I realized that there are some people […]

Putting together an Elevator Pitch

I’ve spoken about elevator pitches several times before. I came across an article today on putting together a 500 character pitch, and it included a tool for writing one. The article, courtesy of Susan Ireland, can be found on her blog, and there is a link to the wizard for creating the pitch on the […]

Motivating Employees

Negative enforcement as a means of motivation is more likely to lead to high turnover than encouraging the desired behavior.

When the Schedule Slips

Planning schedules for projects can be difficult. When the schedule begins to slip, what should you, as a vendor, be doing? How can you repair the relationship with the client?