What were they thinking?

What were they thinking?

Have you ever looked at a business’s processes and thought “What are they thinking?!” As you can imagine, I’ve heard some doozies over the years.  Here are a few examples (business names withheld for confidentiality): At a nonprofit organization, when cash is paid,...
Friendly advice about website copy

Friendly advice about website copy

Does your website stink? Wow, Ang…way to start a blog post. Sorry, savvy entrepreneur – I’m a straight shooter and my personality shows through in these blog posts. Which, by the way, is how your website copy should be! (See what I did there?) Let’s talk about website...
Business Goals

Business Goals

One of the questions I often ask a prospective entrepreneur is about their goals.  What inspires you and what kind of goals do you have for your business?  Where would you like to be in five years? Depending on the business, the questions differ slightly, but the...
Don’t Give Up on Your Dream

Don’t Give Up on Your Dream

Here’s the deal.  There’s no future in giving up.  Setbacks are temporary.  Defeat too.  Giving up is what makes it permanent. I’ve briefly mentioned this before and think it’s worth repeating, dear solopreneur: Consistency and persistence are...

Proper Link Building with Penguin 4

I recently sat through an interesting webinar with a panel of well-known link building experts from a prominent link building company.  The topic was Google’s recent Penguin update, a hot subject these days. The panel shared that after the latest update (which took...
Be Nice

Be Nice

I overheard an elderly couple’s conversation the other day and it went something like this: Wife: That butcher sure is a chatty man. Husband: Oh yeah. He always talks for an hour and a half. Wife: Nice guy, though. Such a nice guy. I don’t even mind listening....