July 30, 2021

Losing Your Name

Good Morning,A few weeks ago I read an article in the newspaper about how candidates in a local election could not get the domain they wanted. In fact someone else not friendly to the candidates had secured the wanted domains. Now the lawyers are involved. This could cost the candidate the election … [Read more...]

360 View of You

Good Morning,A friend and business coach, who was also business manager for a home inspection company, used to say that she wanted her customers (real estate agents) to see her company name wherever they looked in their office, 360 degrees. She had items for the walls, the desk and elsewhere and was … [Read more...]

Expressing Your View

Good Morning ,During the political season, which is now underway, some business owners do a lot of stupid things that cost them customers and income, and I don't want you to be one of them.Many years ago I was at a chamber planning retreat waiting for dinner. I was outside on the deck when I got … [Read more...]

Getting Customers Back In

Good Morning,   Businesses that have been closed are starting to reopen; some essential businesses have been open. Now, with restrictions being lifted, people are starting to get out of the house more. So as a business, what do you do to get people to start spending with you again? To begin … [Read more...]

Recession and Your Business

Good Morning  A few weeks ago I wrote about whether we were going to have a recession.  Click here to read it. A few people contacted me about it, stating that they don't think we will have one. I mentioned that we might not have it this year, but maybe next year. At any rate we are due for one. … [Read more...]

Danger, Danger Will Robinson

Good Day This week I found out that someone has been using my business phone as their caller ID number. They are calling people and not leaving any message on their voice mail if they can't talk to them. People are calling the number (my number) that shows up on their caller ID and asking who … [Read more...]