Trendy Food Manufacturing
"By the time a trendy food becomes mass produced, it is usually on its way out," says Dana Cowin, editor in chief of Food & Wine magazine. While it is true that the culinary world leads in food trends, the staying power of a trend can be best...
Five Steps to Vocational Passion: A Disciplined Plan for Major Mid-life Changes
There’s a famous song lyric that asks: “Is that all there is?” Every seven seconds, an American turns 50 years old. So there’s a good chance that song is running through some of their heads. The question captures the ennui that many people feel...
The Google Toolbar & Search Engine Optimization
Like many other useful toolbars out there so is the Google Toolbar. I consider this toolbar a must have for any serious search engine optimizer and anyone who searches the internet on a regular basis. Here’s why… The Google Toolbar has grown...
5 Unique Ways To Get FREE Advertising
1. Give Testimonials
When you purchase a product or service and it exceeds your
expectations e-mail the business a testimonial. Tell them in the
testimonial the benefits you got from the product or service.
Give them permission to...
Dollars In The Details!
When it comes to your marketing message, the little things count. Trouble is, you’ll never come to respect how much, until you make a commitment to science.
Let me ask you something. Do you practice Kaizen?
Kaizen is a...
Where’s Your Web Site?
This simple question can take on several different forms, but if you have your own web site, all are equally important. Don’t worry, this isn’t a sales letter, and it’s well worth a read.
That opening question can mean “where is your web site...
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PR: Behavior Modification Specialist
While awaiting economic recovery, business needs to attract the attention of its most important external audiences in a more targeted and focused way. Primarily to impact the perceptions of those key outsiders so that resulting behaviors help...
How You Can Learn to be a Better Manager
When you first take over a department, expectations are usually high but operations are sometimes in disarray. The staff is disorganized, goals aren’t being met, and hours are spent on unproductive tasks. Just when you think the company would...
The Magic of Thinking Small by Mike Litman
Many of you might disagree and I'm prepared for that.
Many 'guru's' might say "Mike, you're wrong." and I'm prepared for that.
But what I'm about to share with you has been one of my biggest secrets to my success.
This secret has been...
The Ghost of Expected Surprises
Here, Cratchet, what do you think you’re doing? Uh, er, leaving sir. Leaving? It’s 5 minutes to the hour. Shall I dock your pay accordingly. Uh, er, no sir. No sir? Well it’s back to work for you then, and be quick about it. And I...
How To Make A Lot Of Money On The Internet Doing Nothing
"You can make a lot of money on the Internet doing nothing!" That's the number one Internet marketing myth. It's an urban legend, of course. But yet, that ideaology is still pervasive on the Internet. So, I'm here to give it to you...
What Our CAT Taught Me About Marketing!
Toby is one of our two family pets (both cats). He is quite astute, and he has learned one of the most basic tenets of selling - stick with what works!
Many of Toby's days are spent perched on the top of my monitor as I work here on my...
Revealing the Roots: The Process of Building Brand
How is branding different than marketing?
Branding is not so much different from marketing as it is an element of marketing. We think of marketing as a tree; the brand is the roots, holding the tree in place and providing constant energy. The...
Just Give Them What They Want!
Just Give Them What They Want!
-By Daegan Smith
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Honesty is the Best Policy -- Especially When It Comes to Dealing with the Press
As a child growing up in Chicago, my friends and I would often yell at each other, "Cheaters never prosper!" if we thought someone was playing unfairly on our Catholic school playground. In the business world over the years, I've learned that...