Save Your Research Work on the Cloud – With TabCloud

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There are often times I'm doing research or looking for photos for a project, and I'll get a call or message that trumps the project in priority or urgency. If I have lots of tabs open in the browser, I don't want to lose that work - so I click on a nifty tool called TabCloud, a Chrome browser extension (there is also a Firefox add-on in beta) Recently, that scenario … [Read more...]

Week in Review July 12 – 19, 2014: Posts and Podcasts

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Week in Review July 12 - 19: Posts and Podcasts from ConverStations and SmallBiz Tracks Daily Podcasts The repurposing of content to reach new audiences and extend the shelf life of your efforts is something we always coach. One way to do this is by combining your blog posts or other content into a week in review on SlideShare. SmallBiz Tracks Week in Review: July 19, … [Read more...]

13 ½ Business Blogging Tips to Effortlessly Impress Your Readers and Skyrocket Your Sales

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Written by Dan Stelter  Fact: this infographic from 2012 says more than 2 million blog posts were written per day that year! That data’s more than 2 years old – what do you think that number looks like now? The logical question that then comes to mind is how do you actually earn someone’s attention online with all the noise going on? It’s not easy, but if you follow … [Read more...]

Business Plan Sample for Cleaning Services Providers

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Submitted by Chuck Dean Deciding to get involved in the competitive cleaning business is an ambitious choice which could have a lot of positive effects on your future and might bring you a steady income. In order to be successful, however, you have to build a winning strategy which will help you develop your activity faster. Creating a business plan is absolutely … [Read more...]

At Least One

Gorilla Thinking

I'm thinking. . . about not writing a blog post today. missing a day isn't a bad practice. apologizing for missing a day (or any amount of time) could be a bad practice. if nobody shares my stuff, does that mean they don't like it? if I write a post that nobody shares, should I still share it later? I once wrote a post about eye rests. I still share that via email … [Read more...]

5 Actions and Behaviors to Play Well With Others

5 Actions and Behaviors

Along the lines of our 5 Profitable Practices (PROS) here are 5 Actions and Behaviors that can influence your business presence. Connecting - Networking with Others I recently read the results of a survey that showed how networking was not only where the largest marketing spend is, but that networking is also the most profitable of marketing activities. Connecting, whether … [Read more...]

Components, Chunks, and Pieces

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A man I used to work for, in his late 70''s but with the body and mind of a man much younger, used to take a full week to read the Sunday paper. He was always in the midst of reading the Sunday paper. When he finished with one, the new edition arrived. I found this out the hard way, having almost thrown away a Sunday paper off his desk on a Thursday afternoon. He said … [Read more...]