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Improve your Google business visibility on mobile devices

Ensuring visibility for your company in local search requires a mobile-friendly website, involvement with social media and backlinks from directories.

Google has pushed very hard to encourage businesses to be highly visible on mobile devices. It feels that this is the way of the future. For Google, it is critical that they be the preferred search engine that people use since this then allows them to show advertisements in among the search results.

It certainly looks as though Google is succeeding as you can see from the two images below. Continue reading “Improve your Google business visibility on mobile devices”

Do potential customers find your competitors before they find you

Local online visibility is important so that prospective customers find you ahead of your competitors.

Increasingly your potential customers are now using their smartphone to find someone on the Internet who can meet their needs. Will they find you or one of your competitors? Continue reading “Do potential customers find your competitors before they find you”

Start Before You Feel Ready – Faster Is Better

Starting before you feel ready is a formula for success. In other words, faster is better.

James Clear has written an excellent article which is a thought-provoking read entitled “Successful People Start Before They Feel Ready”. It reflects the same sentiments that I expressed in an article written 20 years ago entitled “Faster Is Better“.

Here is how the James Clearr article starts:
In 1966, a dyslexic sixteen-year-old boy dropped out of school. With the help of a friend, he started a magazine for students and made money by selling advertisements to local businesses. With only a little bit of money to get started, he ran the operation out of the crypt inside a local church.
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Use a Mastermind Alliance or Group for Success – Jack Canfield

Jack Canfield introduces the concept of Mastermind Groups in this video and more details on Napoleon Hill’s original idea are included.

Jack Canfield, author of Chicken Soup for the Soul, introduces the Mastermind Group concept in the video which appears below. He introduces this video with the following quote:

One of the most powerful tools ever used by successful people is called the mastermind group. When we come together as a group, we know more and can focus more energy than any one of us can alone. Creating a mastermind group is easy. Here are a few tips to get you started.
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Close shave – choose your razor

Gillette has long set the standard in shaving but now competitors like the Dollar Shave Club and Harry’s are cutting into their domain.

If you are not certain how to get the best close shave, then you may find the following web page instructive. It explains how to get a close shave and why more blades can help. That is the Gillette story and here is a video which explains the science behind their statement. Continue reading “Close shave – choose your razor”

5 Ways to Use SlideShare for Your Small Business

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest – these are social networks that thousands of businesses have already dominated. If you are the owner of a small business, it can be tricky to make a dent in these massive networks when you’re up against big, long-established corporations.

Take heart: remember that in the age of social media, you have equal footing with the biggest companies when it comes to reaching customers. What you need is unparalleled creativity and the right platform to leverage it. Continue reading “5 Ways to Use SlideShare for Your Small Business”

Do You Need to Find a Tech Consulting Firm

Technology rules the world. You need to know how to utilize all of the latest technology to your benefit when you are trying to succeed in the business world. Otherwise, you will find yourself getting passed by all of your competition. A tech consulting firm can help you to realize the potential of the technology that you are currently using. They can also recommend new forms of technology that you can integrate into your business to help you stay one step ahead of your competitors. Here are some of the things you will need to take into consideration during your quest to find a tech consulting firm. Continue reading “Do You Need to Find a Tech Consulting Firm”

How 3D Printing Works

Three dimensional printing (or simply known as 3D printing) really is the stuff of the future. Two dimensional printing has always had a lot of versatility—from creating small thank you notes to entire trade show banners — but it’s been confined to only two dimensions. Three dimensional printing really does feel like the next step in humanity’s ability and freedom to express itself creatively. Continue reading “How 3D Printing Works”

How To Turn a Negative Customer Service Experience Into A Win

When it comes to customer success horror stories, we have all had our fair share of them. It’s an unfortunate event, usually not someone’s intentional fault, but a negative customer service experience is often a blessing in disguise. Today we are going to share with you how you can take an angry, unhappy, and dissatisfied customer and turn them into one of your greatest advocates. Continue reading “How To Turn a Negative Customer Service Experience Into A Win”

Keep Your Company Going And Growing With These Business-Building Tips

While many business owners are accustomed to their companies manifesting signs of growth like a bigger bottom line and more industry influence, most organizations will periodically come to a standstill. Although these plateaus can be frustrating, it’s important to know that there are several techniques you can deploy to ensure that your company remains in a state of growth. Here are a few helpful tips that you can use to make it happen: Continue reading “Keep Your Company Going And Growing With These Business-Building Tips”