Brilliant Marketing is Around Figuring Out This

I was recently asked to contribute advice to the”Business Unplugged Blog” for entrepreneurs who are starting a new business. Here’s what I had to say: My best tip as a marketing expert to entrepreneurs starting a new business is to create something only you can make! Every successful start-up has a monopoly. You must have a Read more about Brilliant Marketing is Around Figuring Out This[…]

The Death of the Gate-Keeper

If I were to write about this eleven years ago I would have been looked at as idiosyncratic, but today I think it’s more visible than ever to see. When I say the death of the gatekeeper I’m not talking about some mystical character out of a book. I’m talking about the individuals or corporations that decide whether Read more about The Death of the Gate-Keeper[…]

What You Should Know About Success and Growing Your Business

Whenever someone who is successful speaks about their success and growing their business, they’re some in the crowd who seem to get it. But they don’t. Not really. They falsely believe that it’s because of one thing or one move. They think that it must be because of their Twitter profile, or Facebook Fan page, or Read more about What You Should Know About Success and Growing Your Business[…]

Are You Sitting on Top of the Greatest Opportunities the World Has Ever Given Us?

You now have websites for nearly every need or want. eLance, 99Designs, contemporaryva,  craigslist and ubid will bring pretty much any product or service to your front door step. But what if you want someone to run down to the store on a windy and snowy night to pick up dog food? That exact situation is what prompted Leah Busque to start TaskRabbit.com. Read more about Are You Sitting on Top of the Greatest Opportunities the World Has Ever Given Us?[…]

Teach A CEO interview – Can You Learn to be an Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurship is more than a popular buzzword. It is a way of life. There has been an ongoing argument about whether entrepreneurs are born or made so we asked entrepreneurs and business owners if someone can learn to be an entrepreneur. Below you will find responses from a community of entrepreneurs and business owners. My Read more about Teach A CEO interview – Can You Learn to be an Entrepreneur?[…]

Should I be a freelancer or entrepreneur?

You have to decide should I be a freelancer or entrepreneur? The distinction is so critical that I have to explain both. So a freelancer means: people pay you money and you do “work” and if you don’t do “work” people don’t pay you money. Freelancing is a great way to make a living. Now an Read more about Should I be a freelancer or entrepreneur?[…]

CEO Blog Nation and Rescue a CEO interview – Essential skills that entrepreneurs and business owners need

CEO Blog Nation and Rescue a CEO asked entrepreneurs what they believed were the essential skills that entrepreneurs and business owners needed. You can see my answer on the essential skills I think entrepreneurs and business owners need: here. ( note: I’m number 22 so you’ll have to scroll down)