Make a Referral Week

Make-a-Referral-Week takes place March 9 through 13, 2009. The goal to generate 1,000 referrals to 1,000 small businesses as a testament to both the power of referrals and the power of small business in the nation’s economy. This week-long virtual event also will feature daily educational programs that show small-business owners how to put referral marketing to work for them.

Backup the backup

We all know the importance of routinely backing up our important files, right? Software systems and online services abound that make this seamless and easy for you. But what happens when your backup fails? It is important to have two backup systems. Ideally, one should be on site and one should be off. Use archiving …

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Do What You Love…

I’m sure I’ve sparked someone’s attention with that post title and while not exactly my intent, it does fit more than anything else. I was inducted today as a member of the Southeastern Connecticut Women’s Network and had the opportunity to give my elevator speech to a room full of business women at once. What …

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Work Smarter

One of my favorite horoscopes went something like this: If an infinite number of rednecks shot an infinite number of shotguns at an infinite number of stop signs, you would eventually have the entire works of Shakespeare in Braille. While I have always enjoyed this horoscope, and chose to interpret it “if you persevere, you …

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Hello, World!

If you’ve ever taken a programming class, you may know that “Hello, World!” is traditionally the first project that you create. Even blogs, as installed on your server, come with the default “Hello, World!” initial post. Well, I’ve decided to stick with the tradition. This, my inaugural blog post, shall remain entitled “Hello, World!” Web-savvy …

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