Five Startup Tips for Small Businesses

Chances are you have thought about it, dreamed about it and even discussed the idea of starting your own business. Congratulations you still believe in the American Dream.  There are currently somewhere around 25,000,000 small businesses existing as a legal entity inside the United States of America. I chose the word “existing” instead of “operating” […]

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Small Business Blogging – How Many Words Should You Write?

Simple: enough to properly convey your message to your readers. Truthfully that is the answer. However you’re here to read and learn so let me fill in with some words to expand on that statement/idea. There have been many articles written, many discussions held and hundreds if not thousands of sessions dedicated to the topic, […]

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A List of Twitter Tools You Control

We all know our friend Laura Fitton created a great thing with oneforty but it’s not history. It was consumed into the grander blend of things and then just … disappeared. I loved oneforty. I used oneforty. I had Laura on my talk show to talk about oneforty. I recommended oneforty … okay, enough. We […]

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How To Record Skype Calls

You bet it can be valuable to record conversations on Skype. But I bet you have search for “recording skype calls”, “skype call recorder” and even “free skype call recorder” before you found this article. According to Steve Ballmer’s CES closing keynote there were over 300 billion minutes of Skype conversations in 2011. It’s fair […]

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Do You Have a Social Media Policy?

Probably not. Most individuals don’t really need one but when you start hiring others to engage with the public – or just have others representing your brand – it is important to have a well understood policy on how social media is to be used. Here are just a few links to social media policies […]

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How Do You Change Your Password on LinkedIn?

Was your LinkedIn password exposed? https://lastpass.com/linkedin/ – if so come back here to see how to change it. My password was one of the ones exposed. Fortunately even before I knew this, as soon as I heard there had been a breech, I changed my password. Like many things with LinkedIn it wasn’t as simple as logging […]

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