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5 Ways to Get Booted from a Sales Call

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the St. Louis Business Expo at the Saint Charles Convention Center. The event was organized for small business owners in the area and designed to promote small business in general. Among the countless sessions on “social media” there was one great session on selling. The […]

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Vision Comes First

A good friend recently mentioned to me that one day he would like to start his own business…to be his own boss and do his own thing. Having been in the business start-up/growth phase for some time now I offered him some advice on the subject. I told him that in my opinion, the hardest […]


You Must Be Present to Win

To borrow a phrase from raffles across the world…you must be present to win. This is the rule for winning competing in the social media sphere. The old Ron Popeil tagline of “Set it and forget it” doesn’t suffice in the new social space. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, tools such […]

Five Links for Friday #3

On (occasional) Friday’s I try to share five links with you that I encountered in the previous week. Some will be helpful, some will be funny, others just things that I found interesting. I hope you enjoy. Share Your Desktop – Join.Me is a great desktop sharing tool. It doesn’t require an account (who needs […]