Why You Need To Be An Intrapreneur
When a client asks me if I think he or she is a good candidate for starting a new business, I ask several questions (see our free assessment, “Are You an Entrepreneur?”). But the truth of the matter is that these questions are similar to ones that...
Searching For An Executive Job
A job search for executives is far less complicated today than it has been in the past. Anyone who is looking for an executive job can simply look to the Internet where there are hundreds of employment websites, with many specifically geared towards...
High Google Rankings: Frequency vs. Positioning
There's an assumption that the higher a ranking or positioning you have with major search engines; the more people will beat a path to your web doorstep. But based on my experience, that's simply not true! There's another factor that is just as...
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...
Why Search Engine Traffic Should be Your Top Priority
Most Internet marketing methods are risky and many will not have any affect on traffic to a web site. Some online marketers will sell you anything from banner impressions, to mass email campaigns (spam), to popup ads. All these marketing tools...
4 Simple Secrets for NetMarketing Success
Starting an internet based business when you have zero marketing experience is, to say the least, bewildering. I speak from personal experience as I started out with no specialized knowledge. I gradually weaved my way through what seemed like...
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Should you choose to refinance?
Refinancing has become a valid option for many individuals with high interest rates on their mortgage. Refinancing is essentially a replacement loan, with a different lender and (hopefully) a lower interest rate. So why would you choose to...
Surefire Ways to Attain Moneymaking Success
You have probably heard other people say that "Money isn't everything" or "Money can't buy happiness." They may be right in some aspects; but it's not just about the money. It's about having an ideal lifestyle - being able to have control...
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...
Small Business Grants - Tips from the Pros
Every business starts with an idea or a dream. To implement this idea or to turn your dream in to reality you require finance. A grant supports the business ideas and turns the dreams of an entrepreneur in to reality.
There are many types of...
How To Realistically Set Your Fees - Part 3
Effect of Benefits We have previously examined realistic billable hours and the effect of business expenses on your hourly rate. Now we'll look at the effect of benefits. Once upon at time, when we were employed, we received a benefits...
So... how have you been building your brand lately?
Now, I'm writing this in my best Barry White voice... "How's your Brand Lo-o-o-o-o-ve, baby?"
It may sound obvious, but increase Brand Love by branding better.
Branding your business...
Four Marketing Myths That Steal Sales
How many times has bad advice gotten you into trouble? Yeah, everybody's saying and doing it, so you jump on the band wagon... and guess what... you get the same results as they get. Maybe it's a comfort to know that you're not the only one who...
How to Generate More Business by Telling People What You Do
What do you tell people when asked what you do? Many small business owners and independent professionals repeatedly miss great opportunities to generate new business or develop leads by answering the “what do you do?” question with a poorly...
Irresistible Click-Me Tools for Marketing
Never mind the irritating, but effective, pop-up window. There is another type of interruption advertising that is much more subtle, much less annoying, and just as effective.
It is the negative interruption.
A negative interruption is...