Entrepeneurs, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Please Don’t Plagiarize

So this is a bit of a different post for me.  It's more of my personal experience as a marketing professional who is promoting content marketing as a method for improving SEO and reaching your target audience.  But I have to write this post because as someone who is creating original content, the situation I… Continue reading Please Don’t Plagiarize

Entrepeneurs, Marketing, Networking, Productivity, Referrals, Sales, Small Business, Small Business Marketing, Word of Mouth

Top 8 Benefits of Networking

Networking is about Building Relationships Before I started my consulting business, I didn't network at all because as a working stiff for a large hearing aid manufacturer, I didn't need to, nor did I really have time to because of all the work I had and all the business trips.  On the other hand, my… Continue reading Top 8 Benefits of Networking

Entrepeneurs, Marketing, Operations, Small Business

Tips for Writing Your Goals and SMART Objectives

How Do I Start Creating Goals and Objectives? In a previous blog post, I talked about the rationale for setting goals and objectives and how it helps your business.  I defined the difference between a goal and an objective as well as provided some concrete examples of a business goal and a business objective.  Everyone's… Continue reading Tips for Writing Your Goals and SMART Objectives

Entrepeneurs, Healthcare Marketing, Marketing, Networking, Referrals, Small Business Marketing

Top 5 Questions You Should Answer Before Joining a Networking Group

Why Should You Join a Networking Group? If you are new to networking and unsure of the benefits of networking, then this blog post is for you.  Lately, I've been attending at least 1-2 networking events per week, to help spread the word about my marketing and sales business.  Networking is extremely powerful and can… Continue reading Top 5 Questions You Should Answer Before Joining a Networking Group

Entrepeneurs, Marketing, Operations, Productivity, Small Business, Small Business Marketing, Training

FREE Small Business and Marketing Seminars!

If you are based in Vancouver, BC or somewhere in the Lower Mainland, Small Business BC has partnered up with WorkSafe BC to offer up a full month of free seminars.  For the month of June, all seminars are free (they usually are $49+ per session).  There is a wide range of seminars that talk… Continue reading FREE Small Business and Marketing Seminars!

Entrepeneurs, Marketing, Productivity, Small Business

Driving Your Business Forward: Why We Need Goals and Objectives

Why Should You Set Goals & Objectives? You hear it all the time, most likely from someone like myself who says, "You should really have some goals and objectives for your business and marketing".  I'll also be the first to admit that setting goals and objectives are not easy but they are a necessary part of running… Continue reading Driving Your Business Forward: Why We Need Goals and Objectives

Entrepeneurs, Operations, Productivity

Review of 24Slides, PowerPoint Templates

Free (!!) PowerPoint Templates for Businesses About a year ago, a company called 24Slides posted on LinkedIn asking people to comment if they wanted to get some free Powerpoint slide templates.  Curious, I said yes and I'm so glad I did.  They emailed a link to a free Powerpoint template and I was quite impressed… Continue reading Review of 24Slides, PowerPoint Templates