Be Yourself

Let's assume that you've been reading this blog from the beginning. And if you haven't, why not? There's tons of great advice you can put to work for you here. If you're a first timer, or have only...

Creativity Sparks Conversation

Positive word of mouth remains the most effective marketing tool available. Somebody purchases a product or service that they absolutely love; goes on to tell friends, family, and co-workers; then word spreads, sales increase, and everybody's happy. That...

Happy Halloween!

Hello everyone! My name’s Shane and I’m one of David’s team members, working as a content provider for his various sites. He’s spoken about me before in previous posts, like “Cut Out The Middleman” and the first part...

Apps: Connecting With Your Clients

In today's day and age, smartphones are more prevalent than they've ever been. One need only take a look at the people around them as they go about their day to see countless Blackberries, iPhones, and one of...

What Is Old Is New Again

The world is cyclical. This is scientifically proven fact. Ice ages come and go, weather patterns change, and then change back. Animals migrate to one area, only to later head back to where they started. This is as...

Proper Presentation = Profit

Many of you will probably remember making presentations from school, or worse, your time as a 9-5er. They're awkward, uncomfortable, nerve-wracking experiences. They're also essential to success. There will come a time, regardless of your business, where you...

Interviews Are Terrible

For a business blog, that title sounds somewhat immature. Not exactly the kind of thing you'd expect to read around here, is it? But there's really no better way to say it, and it is 100% fact. Interviews,...

Using Proper Communication Effectively

This is a subject we've touched on multiple times on this blog. The reason for that is because it is of the utmost importance in all facets of life, not just business. We've talked about how to properly...

Professionalism

As the leader of your business, you are its public face. When people think of your business, you are who they picture in their head. You're the general, the president, the alpha lion, and a few hundred other...

Is Cold Calling Costing You Money?

There are few things more annoying than sitting down to dinner or drinks with friends, only for your phone to ring with an unsolicited sales call. We've all received these calls from time to time (in some cases...