Category Archive: Online Business

This Website For Sale

Want to own a website designed to help small business and solopreneur clients? This website for sale is fully developed on a WordPress.org platform with robust interactive elements and rich existing content, much of it evergreen. If you see yourself using it as a platform for your own online business, use the CONTACT FORM to begin …

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What’s Your Company Mission Statement?

How long has it been since you looked at your mission statement? Most of us who’ve been in business awhile have written a mission statement at one time or another. Far fewer of us remember to keep it front and center to remind us of what really matters. I confess I hadn’t looked at mine …

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Can prospects find your contact information?

People holding signs that spell CONTACT US

Where’s the contact information? Today’s post was inspired by a recent project my Virtual Assistant was working on for me (Tishia Lee – Tishia Saves Time). I had her researching bloggers in my niche who might be candidates for a joint venture of some sort. I was shocked when I looked at the spreadsheet she compiled for …

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Friday Quick Tip: Is Your Website Easy To Use?

It’s almost impossible to be a good critic of your own website, because you’re so familiar with its content and with your business, you won’t realize if your website is hard to navigate. Ask a friend or fellow business owner to do a quick test of your website by pretending to be a customer coming …

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A New Year’s Small Business Spruce-Up Checklist

Before things get too busy again… Christmas Day is over, and here in the United States, the last week of December and the first week of January are often quieter and less frantic. It’s the perfect time for you, as a small business owner, to take a day or two to reflect on the year just …

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Ever Consider Starting An Online Business?

Don’t do it alone! You’ve probably heard me raving about the Novice to Advanced Marketing System (NAMS). That’s the workshop for online marketers and small business owners that David Perdew puts on twice each year in Atlanta. CLICK HERE to see what I wrote about it when I returned from NAMS9 in February, 2013. A …

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Where’s My Picture? Gravatar May Be The Answer.

Everyone knows but me When I began my journey into the online world, it seemed like everyone knew things I couldn’t figure out. I’m guessing many of you feel that way too. Who has time to learn these things when you’re at the store or business all day? Stick with me, and I’ll share as …

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Landing Pages 101: What They Are And Why You Might Want One

I just returned from NAMS 10, my favorite online marketing conference in Atlanta, Georgia, and I’m brimming with tips and tricks and great information to share with my small business clients. This post is for business owners who use their website to promote products or services. One of the outstanding workshops I attended called “Creating Your …

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Internet Marketing’s Brave New World: The NAMS Experience

Many of you SmallBizSpoken.com readers know about my enthusiasm for NAMS – Novice to Advanced Marketing System, an organization founded by David Perdew and dedicated to training entrepreneurs from all niches how to harness the power of the Internet to gain visibility and profitability for your business. I’ve just returned from a NAMS Conference in …

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Power Up For Profits: The Smart Woman’s Guide To Online Marketing By Kathleen Gage

Book Launch from Kathleen Gage I have long been impressed that Kathleen Gage is an authentic, heart-centered, and highly successful business woman. She has a gift for sharing her own winding road to success —and what she’s learned—in a way that is both informative and empowering. I have taken several courses and seminars from her, …

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Cracking The Code: “Passive Income Online” e-course

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Time-sensitive offer until 6/30/13 midnight I am a Lifetime Member of the MyNams Total Business System membership program. Its founder David Perdew is a born teacher, and he has created a five-part course on passive income: “Creating Passive Income Steams In Your Business: Found Money-Easy Money” Unbelievably, it’s FREE until midnight, June 30th. After that, it …

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Is Your Business TAGFEE?

Sign with TAGFEE acronym taped to my desk

I came across the wonderful acronym TAGFEE recently that is the creation of MOZ, an SEO (search engine optimization) software company in Seattle, Washington. TAGFEE = Transparent, Authentic, Generous, Fun, Empathetic, and Exceptional It should be a mission statement for any business! I’ve taped it up over my desk as a reminder to think about …

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