Three Steps to More Word-of-Mouth–and More Business

Goodman, Gail, Entrepreneur, “Three steps to More Word-of-Mouth–and More Business.” http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223548  Posted: May 14th 2012. Retrieved May 14th, 2012. In the days before social media and the Internet, it wasn’t as easy to listen in on your customers’ conversations about your company. Nor could you easily encourage people to spread the good word about your business through word-of-mouth. But when […]

There’s an App Maker for That

Pullen, John Patrick, Entrepreneur, “There’s an App Maker for That.” http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223452#t Posted: May 11th 2012. Retrieved May 11th, 2012. — With more than 1.1 million apps available for smartphones in the U.S., consumers are coming to expect every business to have one. The problem for most cash- and time-strapped small businesses is that developing a mobile app is an expensive and […]

The Benefits of a Virtual Assistant

Smallbizpro, http://smallbizpro.hubpages.com/, “The Benefits of a Virtual Assistant.” http://smallbizpro.hubpages.com/hub/The-Benefits-of-a-Virtual-Assistant Posted: Unknown . Retrieved May 7th, 2012. — Work at Home Jobs that Deliver There seems to be a common misconception about virtual assistants, in that they’re nothing more than glorified receptionists. This is unfair on both virtual assistants and receptionists, as both do an important job, without which […]

7 Tips for Networking

Debaise, Colleen, www.entrepreneur.com, “7 Tips for Networking.” http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223468l Posted: May 3rd, 2012. Retrieved May 4th 2012 — Networking goes hand in hand with running a successful business. But many of us dread walking into a room and introducing ourselves to a bunch of strangers. I’ve been asked to share my best networking tips at a meeting today of the […]