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7 Ways to Promote a Business Award

Does winning a business award matter for your business? Back in my agency days, I spent many long hours compiling and submitting client entries to award competitions. Honestly, at the time, I thought we were doing to stroke their ego. But awards do more than boost your pride (not that there’s anything wrong with that). Winning…

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The Story Stylist & Design Bistro Win dotCOMM Platinum Award for Best B2B Website

My brand strategy and web design hero Veronica Wirth of Design Bistro recently stunned me with the news that  . . . We won an award for The Story Stylist website! SWEEEET! Specifically, we won the dotCOMM Platinum Award for excellence in web creativity and digital communication in the B2B website category. We’re getting national press…

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Freedom Series: Alignment & Focus

Welcome to the next video in the Freedom Series, where I’m sharing ideas, strategies and tips on how you can uncover the hidden freedom and revenue in your business (if you missed the first or second videos, you can watch the first here and the second here). Taking time off may seem impossible when you run your…

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Freedom Series: How to Use a Study to Get Leads & Sales for Your Small Business

Freedom Series Video #2: Create & Promote a Study Welcome to the next video in the Freedom Series, where I’m sharing ideas, strategies and tips on how you can uncover the hidden freedom and revenue in your business (if you missed the first video, you can watch it here). One way to keep your momentum and still…

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Freedom Series: How to find the hidden freedom & cash in your small business

Freedom Series Video #1: Quick Cash Strategy for Small Business Owners Welcome to the Freedom Series, where I’ll be sharing ideas, strategies and tips on how you can uncover the hidden freedom and revenue in your business. If you’re planning to take some time off this summer or you’ve just gotten back from a vacation, watch…

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5 Surprising Business Lessons Learned From My First 5 Years in Business

It was a cold, dark night in 2013. I was sitting with my husband Greg on the couch, half asking him if, and half telling him that, it was time to start my own business.   We had 2- and a 4-year-old girls enrolled in daycare, three mortgages on two pieces of property and one…

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When did your small business change?

Let’s do something fun and engaging to celebrate small business owners during #nationalsmallbusinessweek (April 29-May 5). Small business owners like us are the backbone of our economy. So I’d love to hear your stories about the shifts and revelations that have most impacted your small business. The first time I remember my business significantly changing…

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How Business Owners Can Ask For Help Before a Personal Crisis Strikes

My sister in and I are in a dark ICU room. It’s 1 am New Year’s Day and we’ve been here since 1 pm the day before. Visitors have come and gone. I’ve made a series of calls to far off friends and family members. Our mother, who’s barely audible because of the bipap mask…

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Sick of Being Underpaid for Your Consulting Services? (Part 2)

As I mentioned in the previous post, getting paid $500 for $5000 worth of work stinks, especially when you’re a consultant or business owner with years of professional experience and top-notch expertise. In the end though, it’s really up to you to command what you’re worth.So if you’re a consultant who who’s ready to move from…

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Sick of Being Underpaid for Your Consulting Services? How to Fix It.

Part 1 of a two-part series Ever feel this way? The estimate I give doesn’t reflect the work I do. There’s nothing quite like getting paid $500 for $5000 worth of work to strip you of your confidence, make you resent the human race and drive you to do the unthinkable — looking for a…

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