Micro-organizations


Successfully Building a Business Means No Personal Life. Truth or Myth?


Most of us know that to build a business the entrepreneur must devote 18 hour days, 7 days a week and ignore health, family, friends, lets face it – give up having a life outside of the start up.  Right? Well, not neccesarily says Michelle Goodman and the many entreprenuers (‘treps) she interviewed.  Ms. Goodman  […]

Stuck in Information Overload – or Not Even Starting?!


A recent article by Elliot Marrow on JeffBulas.com lists and reviews 5 useful tools to help those frustrated with information overload – especially with Social Media.  These applications also take away the “non-starter” excuse that engaging online ( and that includes social media) will take up too much time.  I not only agree with Elliot Marrow’s point […]

Top 5 Money Mistakes of New Organizations (Business or Non-Profit)


We all know that the statistics of the number of start-ups that don’t make it past the first 2-3 years. Marla Tabaka a contributor to Inc Magazine recently discussed “5 Biggest Money Mistakes of Rookie Entrepreneurs”. It provided such great information for not only small business owners but also those forming (or running) small non-profit […]

How the Massive Changes to Facebook Impact You


As we predicted after the timeline change – just over 1 year ago,, which followed the constant and exhausting changes of 2010 and 2011 – it has been a while since massive design changes have been made to Facebook.  We should have seen this next round of changes coming.  After all, we do share things differently than we […]

Time saving tips on Robo-Posting and Content Sharing


This week’s Forum at the Blueprint Academy:On this week’s Forum here at the Blueprint Academy, Melissa asks questions from our message board about finding the balance between avoidance of “robo-posting”; limiting time on social media platforms (like Facebook) and consistently offering relevant, interesting content to others. (Click here to listen in)