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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast by Michael Scott Moore

My review of this gripping true story. Every small business owner contributes to the free...
August 20, 2018

Small Businesses Still Benefit from Traditional Marketing

Traditional marketing includes all activities that do not take place on the internet.  Think about marketing before...
March 7, 2017

What is Content Marketing?

Marketing does not happen without content. What do I mean by content? Content is words, photos,...
November 19, 2016

Is Direct Marketing Dead?

No! Direct Marketing continues to be the most direct route a small business can take to reach...
October 4, 2016

6 Social Media Sites For Small Businesses – update 2Q 2016

(note from author: updated stats 8/2016 – the landscape has changed since my original post...
August 25, 2016

15 Surprises About Video Marketing

More people are viewing video on the internet than ever before. Any smart business marketer...
August 20, 2016

Baby Monitor Prevents Child Car Death

A client of mine is selling a product I think more parents and caregivers need...
April 18, 2016

Is Email Social Media?

This is not a silly question, especially if you are new to social media. You...
March 20, 2016

How To Write An Irrisistable Brand Message

Writing a standout brand message that cuts through the noise of online chatter isn’t easy.    A...
March 4, 2016

6 Timeless Marketing Definitions

The term marketing is overused and misused. So, WHAT IS MARKETING? The rapid expansion of social...
February 26, 2016

16 Things Successful People Do When Solving Problems

Have you heard about the 16 Habits of Mind? Are you faced with frequent, large or...
December 14, 2015

Why Write At Age 88?

March 16, 2019 Blog Update – My father turned 91 today and he still writes at...
November 24, 2015

Nov. 18 Is Upcycle Day in Colorado

A few years back Governor John Hickenlooper of Colorado appointed Nov. 18 as Upcycle Day....
November 17, 2015

My Honest 17hats Review: An Online Tool To Manage Your Small Business

I’m a genuine fan (and user) of 17hats! 17hats has been on the market just...
October 8, 2015

10 Superhero Marketers To Your Rescue!

Every industry has real life superheroes who lead and exceed. It’s no different for the...
September 10, 2015

Take A Break – The Demonstration Gardens

A public garden offers a short no-cost vacation from the ordinary. I was biking along the Pikes...
June 13, 2015

10 Things You Need to Know About Your Competition

You’re business is the best! You offer amazing products or services! It’s unique and unmatched.  No...
June 2, 2015

How To Brand All Your Social Media Sites

Your business should look the same on multiple social media sites. Much like identical babies. Dress them...
April 29, 2015

Take a Break – How To Make A Potting Bench

How To Make A Garden Potting Bench From An Old Dresser:  I’ve been longing for...
February 11, 2015

The First Step To A Small Business Marketing Plan

The Ancient Greek aphorism, “know thyself” is still valuable today. Especially when you take that daunting first step...
November 16, 2014

22 Free Ways To Promote Your Business

The cat is out of the bag! I’m going to share with you twenty-two free...
October 6, 2014

Publicity is Today’s Blue Plate Special

Publicity is something you can do with little or no money in your marketing budget! By...
July 6, 2014