Listen, Google wasn’t built in a day. Try to remember that the next time you’re feeling lonely as the sole owner, proprietor and operator of your small business. Even the most successful startups all came from meager beginnings. And while some companies-of-one have managed to strike it rich, most startups live and die by their ability to grow slowly but steadily over time.
To put it another way, you don’t need to blow up and expand to 100 employees to make your business successful. In…Continue
Added by Rob Stachowski on October 29, 2013 at 12:39pm — No Comments
If you’re not reading and learning, then you’ve become stagnant. Just because you’ve got that degree locked down doesn’t mean you get to be lazy! Finding the right books to pick up can be a bit of a hassle, so here’s a list of some of our favorites to get you started.
1. How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie
Why have you not read this yet? The best place to start is the beginning, and Carnegie was one of the first to put into words what people had been…Continue
Added by Mickie Kennedy on October 29, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
For the first time since 2001, Google has completely rewritten its search algorithm. Unlike Panda and Penguin, which were updates to the existing algorithm, Hummingbird is a complete replacement designed to be more precise and provide faster results.
It’s big news, and it has many businesses with an internet presence worrying about how it will affect them.
First, here’s the good news: the change has already been implemented – a month before the…
Added by Shepard Morrow on October 21, 2013 at 4:05pm — No Comments
So how can you look after yourself and try to minimize that feeling of overwhelm that sometimes feels like it will consume you? Here are three…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on October 7, 2013 at 4:09pm — No Comments
If you were to start a new business today, what is the first step you'd take? While different minds will come up with an array of answers, chances are the most common would be to create a website. After all, if your business doesn't have a website how are people going to know you exist?
Yet for the past three-plus I've run my own service business without the benefit of an official website. The thought to create one has crossed my mind a number of times, but there always seems to be…Continue
Added by Diane Kuehl on October 2, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments