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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  […]

Have a Facebook Page? Heads Up!


Do you have a Facebook page?  Here’s some late breaking news from Facebook that you need to know! It’s now easier (and cheaper) to have promotions and contests on your page. Facebook announced this week that it has updated their page rules in order to make it easier for businesses of all sizes to create […]

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 […]

Perspectives –


From years of working with those building small businesses and non-profits, we’ve learned that from time to time a step back is helpful.  We’ve decided to offer Perspectives, a series of images with poignant statements or quotes, for just that.  Enjoy!

How to recognize a fake Facebook email leading to a login page


Everyone either has been hacked on Facebook or knows someone who has.  Most of us are familiar with the “groups” and various ways to recognize bad links within Facebook now.  However, there are still so many who don’t recognize fake emails that lead to a login page. Hackers have raised their skill level to create […]