June 2009

Small Business “Bailout” for 1 Million Entrepreneurs

After waiting for President Obama to do more to help bail out small business, I’m officially fed up with waiting and have decided to do something about it. In the spirit of the upcoming Fourth of July Holiday, I’m announcing an Independence Day “Bailout” Program for small business owners. As a part of this small […]

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When Will The Recession End? – More Profits TV Episode 7

  In today’s episode of More Profits TV, I talk about one way you can tell if this recession is about to end. It’s the concept of the sales pipeline forecast.   Here’s how it works. Consumer spending drives business profits. Business profits drive business spending. Business spending drives employment. Employment drives economic booms and […]

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The Hand-out vs. Hand-up Approach to Bailouts

A few months ago, I discovered Kiva.org the microlending website where you can lend money to entrepreneurs (usually in the 3rd world) to help them expand their businesses. At the time, I made what I thought was a donation to this very worthwhile cause–after all there is nothing that inspires me more than someone who […]

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Viral Marketing Examples

A package containing chocolate covered grasshoppers arrives at your door unexpectedly…what do you do? No tricks here – give it moment of consideration. It turns out 5,000 individuals were recently faced with the same question when a lumpy package arrived at their door. In an era of information overload, a bulky package filled with chocolate […]

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How to Grow Your Customer Base

Here are two strategies for adding to your customer base

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