It is that time of year once again. It is that frustrating time of year again, it is that bewildering time of year again, Yes, you guessed it, it is business gift giving time of year. This is a virtual mine field that must be navigated every year by every business owner and it is … Read moreHoliday Gift Giving
Have a plan. You should have a plan. What you need, is a plan. You should make a plan. All you need is a plan. Do you have a plan? It is said that “A goal without a plan is just a wish” (Antoine De Saint-Exupery). But is that really true?? Rick Riordan, author of … Read moreDo You Have a Plan?
Welcome to the 7 Dwarfs Marketing Company Most of the time we just sit around and we are Sleepy. When we get an Opportunity to talk to a hot prospect we are Bashful. When we learn the “Hot Prospect” is only the controller, we’re Sneezy. But, when we get an RFP we’re Happy… Until we … Read moreThe Tale of a Marketing Proposal
I rarely get asked this question. What I usually get asked is how many pages is too few for a website? The answer to both questions is equally easy to answer. In terms of how many pages is too few, the answer is how ever many you currently have. In terms of how many are … Read moreHow Many Pages Are Too Many Pages For a Website?
“If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs…” So begins a famous poem titled If by the great Rudyard Kipling. If you have never read it, I highly recommend it. However, for the purpose of today’s blog I only need the opening line. My last blog dealt with focus in … Read moreFocus Part Two: Don’t Let Yourself Get Distracted
Who doesn’t love a good story? Well, no one really. I mean if the answer was no one loved a good story, then there would be no books, no magazines, no movies, etc. Everyone love’s a good story. And that’s why it is important to tell a good story when you are interacting with potential … Read moreTell me a Story
I have been many things in my life, and I have enjoyed them all, mostly, for a while. For a while I thought I had a boredom problem, or an attitude problem, or some kind or problem, but it turned out I just hadn’t found my place. I think this is true of a lot … Read moreDon’t Be Afraid to Re-Invent Yourself
You have an idea, and the idea is so good that it makes your stomach jump inside of you. You know you have hit on something here. What do you do next? You start to sketch it out. You tell one maybe two people to get their reactions, they love it. You start to make … Read moreLightning In a Bottle
When I ask this question, people usually answer me with their hourly rate. And yes, that is one way to measure your value, but what I am asking is; what is your worth? I know the two are closely related and often are used interchangeably, but there is actually a subtle difference between the two. … Read moreWhat is Your Worth?
Today’s post is going to be a quickie…. What happens when you have multiple balls in the air and you are NOT a professional juggler? Correct, you begin to drop the balls. So, while I have not yet dropped a ball, this post is going to suffer by being a tad bit shorter than my … Read moreToo Many Balls In The Air!