What will employees be concerned about in 2009?

As small business owner loyal and trustworthy employees are priceless.  What is going be important to them in 2009.  Here is the Jealous Brother take… It is often said that life can change in the blink of an eye. What isn’t said is why, when, and how many times life can change. When I stop and think back a few months, a few years, or even a couple of decades one thing always holds true, I have constantly changed, sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse. More recently my focus has been directed towards the US economy and...

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Ten Differences Between Those Who Dream And Those Who Act

This list has been all over the web.  I believe the original source to be Waltwideweb.com, but that URL is no longer hosted.  It’s a great list.  I’m posting it to hopefully reach a few more. I fight with the dreaming side of my brain too much. I have always needed to work more on implementation.  How about you?  Are you more wanna-be or entrepreneur? Wanna-be’s obsess about ideas. Entrepreneurs obsess about implementation. Don’t get stuck in Analysis Paralysis. Look at what the top income producers are doing and copy...

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Calendar Alarms Getting Ignored?

In today’s busy life…juggling personal and business events can be tough.  If your like me you use some sort of electronic device to keep everything organized.  These computer or PDA solutions provide alarms that remind us of upcoming events or tasks.  I have found that after a while these alarms become an annoyance. My solution is an iPhone combined with iCal on my Mac.  I believe that the simple act of writing/typing these events somewhere helps me to remember them.  When the reminder alarm goes off I find that I am already...

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Advertising Lesson

40% location – 50% creativity – 10% timing [Chicago Tribune on Dec 27th]

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Owning….I mean owning keywords and tags

How would you like to own your biggest competitors name along with other keywords in his advertising slogan?  We can make that happen. We were recently contacted by a automobile dealership names Wolf Interstate Leasing and Sales.  They needed help getting more hits and asked if we could redesign their site to get more hits.  The web team and I set up one of our free consultations. During the visit the team and the client came to the conclusion that the site just needed some additions and some general updating.  The dealership was really...

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