Archive of January 2014

Age of the Customer

Book Review: Age of the Customer by Jim Blasingame @jimblasingame #AgeOfTheCustomer

Radio host and small business expert of experts, Jim Blasingame’s new book, The Age of the Customer,  is what you really need to read. It’s not about social media or Tweeting. It’s not about “branding”. It’s not about helicopters delivering packages. It’s all about how YOU, the small business owner need to operate TODAY, in […]

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Book Review: Ted Shelton’s “Business Models for the Social Mobile Cloud” Transforms Your Business With the Best of Technology

If you are struggling as a small business owner on how to get your business to the next level, then pick up a copy of Ted Shelton’s “Business Models for the Social Mobile Cloud”. This book is about how the combined impact of social technologies, the mobile Internet, and cloud computing are creating incredible new […]

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Chained To A Cubicle All Day? Here Are 6 Smart Ways You Can Freshen Your Mind, Muscles and Bones

Jamie Russo, chief of work + wellness at Enerspace (a co-working space in Palo Alto and Chicago devoted to incorporating wellness in the workplace) and turnstone have teamed up to offer this advice for desk bound workers to stay mentally “fresh” throughout the day. Diversify your posture throughout the day to stay active, offsetting some of the damage […]

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10 Website Features That Are Scaring Your Customers Away

A customer recently warned me that he was scared away by something on my website. What are some other website features I should eliminate / modify to avoid scaring away potential buyers?     The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently […]

Ebay Hire. New Services from Ebay Helps Your Local Business Get More Customers.

There are increasingly more ways for local service providers to sell their services online. Services to help local businesses find new customers are growing. Of course Google Local and Yelp have been leading in this area, in addition services like Angie’s List have assisted with provider some sort of validity as well. Ebay recently launched […]