This is excerpted from my #SmallBizChat interview with @DorethiaConner Dorethia Conner, MBA, is president of Conner Coaching. Dorethia provides results-oriented personal finance and business coaching services to small business owners . Known for her no nonsense approach and charismatic personality, Dorethia is passionate about helping entrepreneurs successfully manage their money and increase their bottom line.
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Author Jennifer Prosek thinks that’s what you need to build long term success. She’s the founder and CEO of CJP Communications, an award-winning international public relations and financial communications firm. In her new book, Army of Entrepreneurs: Create an Engaged and Empowered Workforce for Exceptional Business Growth (AMACOM 2011), Prosek teaches businesses how to inspire […]
With recent articles like Tony Maddox’s CNN post “Let it grow: How Clapton’s guitar can make you rich” popping up all over the web, the message for today’s market is clear: Whether you’re just starting out or are already a small business pro, there is no bigger sales secret than finding a niche. Let’s say […]
Twitter is a very powerful way to build a social media brand and one of the most common questions I get is, So what should I tweet about? Here are four basic tips: find news articles helpful to your target audience, tweet other people’s stuff at a 4:1 ratio of your own, tweet your own […]
Every Friday, I answer your small business questions in a video blog segment called Ask SmallBizLady. This week, we are taking on the question: What’s the best business advice I’ve ever received? Be good to your customers! It’s cheaper to keep a customer than to find a new one. Keep in touch with your customers. Ask […]
I love to share great free resources that can save you time and money in your small business. Here are a few free software suggestions that I’m sure you’ll find beneficial to your business. If you embrace technology tools you’ll be amazed how much more efficient you will be each day. My three great […]
Get to know your customer. This theme drives not only blog articles but also magazines, business books, textbooks, and executive meetings. As I teach classes to aspiring entrepreneurs, I find myself saying the same thing. But my students have posed a very real, very astute question to me, “How do we do that?” When I […]
In America, when you announce that you want to start a small business, most people will start talking about how you should write a business plan first. I generally agree with this advice – every small business does need a plan, however it is my belief that there are a few steps that should be […]
Every Friday, I answer your small business questions in a video blog segment called Ask SmallBizLady. This week, we are taking on the question: How do I Stay Motivated as an Entrepreneur? I think there are three things you need to help you stay motivated as you run your small business! 1) Only have positive people […]
This is excerpted from my #SmallBizChat interview with Jill Konrath @JillKonrath. Jill is defined by her relentless search for fresh sales strategies that actually work in todayâ€™s business environment. Sheâ€™s the author of two bestselling sales books Selling to Big Companies and Snap Selling and is a popular speaker who helps sellers crack into new accounts, speed up their sales cycles and win more business.