Author Archives: Tim Ray

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Book Review: Get Advice from 50 New Jersey Business Women in “Big Bold Business Advice”

If you’ve ever been to New Jersey, then you know that most everything here is big and bold. So it makes sense that a book sharing business insights by 50 New Jersey Women Business owners would be called “Big Bold Business Advice”. This business advice book is filled with useful tips and “how-to’s” for small […]

Book Review: “Influence Marketing” by Danny Brown and Sam Fiorella Will Have You Embracing The Power of Influence

I recently read “Influence Marketing” by Danny Brown and Sam Fiorella – a book designed to show you how to Create, Manage, and Measure Brand Influencers in Social Media Marketing. This book defines what influence marketing is and how it impacts your brand. In the book, Brown and Fiorella share a ‘blueprint’ to follow that […]

Book Review: “Made to Stick” by Chip Heath and Dan Heath, Show Us Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

Ever wonder why certain ideas survive and others die? “Made to Stick” by Chip Heath and Dan Heath show us exactly why certain ideas stick and why others just fade away. The book explains how simplicity and emotion play a part in the success of ideas and how you, as a small business owner, can […]

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 […]

Book Review: “Success Under Stress” by Sharon Melnick, Ph.D Will Help Keep You Calm and Confident Under Pressure

For all of you small business owners who need help staying calm and confident when the pressures on, I strongly suggest you grab a copy of “Success Under Stress” by Sharon Melnick, Ph.D. This must-read book outlines the powerful tools for staying calm, confident, and productive when the pressures on. Melnick shares tips on how […]

Book Review: Tina Forsyth’s “The Entrepreneur’s Trap” Will Show You How To Take Back Your Time and Enjoy Life

My latest small business read was “The Entrepreneur’s Trap” by Tina Forsyth. As the subtitle says, “How to Stop Working Too Much, Take Back Your Time and Enjoy Life”, that’s really what this book is all about. Forsyth shares tips on how to: Build the right type of business for you and your goals, Eliminate […]

Book Review: “The Sandler Rules” by David Mattson Offers 49 Timeless Selling Principles

I recently had the chance to read “The Sandler Rules” by David Mattson.  This book is about 49 timeless selling principles and how to apply them. The book ‘Sandler Rules’ highlights all of the principles taught in the Sandler system. It’s an easy and enjoyable read, concise, practical, and will be the best money you […]

Book Review: “Small Business Survival Guide” by Cliff Ennico Shares Tips on How To Be Successful in Business

I just had the opportunity to read Cliff Ennico’s “Small Business Survival Guide”. This book is chock filled with very useful information about how to be successful in business and to make sure your business stays safe and secure in today’s competitive market. As a small business lawyer, Ennico shares legal tips that help to keep […]

Book Review: “The Startup Playbook” by David S. Kidder Shares the Secrets of Successful Startups

I recently had the opportunity to read “The Startup Playbook” by David S. Kidder. Revealing secrets of some of the fastest growing startups, including Blurb and The Motley Fool, the book shares the many different methods taken to create a successful startup. David Kidder writes from experience and passion about what it means to succeed […]

3 Tips for Viral Business Videos: Legitimate, Concise and Original

“The Viral Video Manifesto”, by Stephen Voltz and Fritz Grobe is THE book to read if you want to create videos that will become VIRAL online. “The Viral Video Manifesto” is filled with examples (such as Diet Coke and Mentos experiments) of videos that have gone viral, and it explains what these videos have that made them […]