As a member of our local VFW (Veteran of Foreign Wars) Auxiliary, I have observed the partnership between our Post and Auxiliary and our village where we are located. The village is small and the VFW has grown into the social center for the village and the surrounding area, with community breakfasts and suppers, Bingo, the winter fishing derby, the Easter egg hunt, Thanksgiving and […]
Consistency is the oxygen of increased sales. Without it, you will fail in the long run. You already have so much on your plate, how do you fit consistent sales processes in, too? Let’s talk about that. There is a clear path to success here. Start where you are at, be consistent, and continue to build your solid foundation over time. As a small […]
Lessons learned from nature and gardening apply to small business, too, Both bear beautiful fruits of your labor!
Guest Post by Jill Kurtz, Owner, Kurtz Digital Strategy All your online efforts should drive people to your website. This doesn’t happen by happenstance. You need understand and learn various wordpress tips, find out about the best ways to generate traffic and then market your website to your target customer to get them hooked on to your content or service. You need to understand the […]
What can consistent practice do for your business growth? Consider these examples. Have you ever seen a fellow business owner’s video, and wished yours could look that great? Or heard a colleague give a speech and been just a tiny bit envious of their ability? Or heard someone talk about their sales growth and wished your sales skills were as amazing as theirs? Do you […]
When you are a small business owner, you don’t know what you don’t know, right? This is just as true when you start out as it is after you have been rocking along for a few years. What an opportunity this presents! Success Strategy Lifelong business learning is a success strategy for small business owners, and a high-value activity that many do not utilize. You […]
The tactics for growing your business, whether you recently started out or have been in business for decades, are changing rapidly. In Part 1, we will begin to look at top tactics you can use to your advantage today. We will continue the discussion in future blogs. In no particular order, here they are. The classifieds, with all its capabilities and features, is the key […]
Six steps to staying on track of your small business goals. It is easy to lose focus. It is also easy to get back on track and succeed!
Do you have your focus word for 2021? Or maybe you are asking yourself what one is, how you get one…and why bother? What Is a Focus Word Think of a focus word as an overarching theme for the coming year. It is a word that will focus your thoughts and guide your actions. It can be a noun, verb, adjective, or adverb. Small business […]
If not, it should be. The rapid changes of 2020 taught the sleepy small business owner about change. Conducting planned experiments throughout the year, as part of your strategy, can make change easier for you…plus you will have an arsenal of results and data to draw upon quickly. So what am I really talking about? What do I mean by experimentation? By experimentation, I mean […]