Tag: small business

June 22, 2015
Small Business Owners: What If...

I've worked with small business owners since I launched my own small business in 2010. From start-ups to fourth generation family-owned companies, I've witnessed first-hand the challenges that small businesses face on a regular basis. It's probably no surprise that lack of time and resources are among them. Remaining competitive is a challenge, especially for […]

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August 24, 2014
3 Challenging Small Business Truths

I love owning a business and wouldn’t trade it for a traditional 9-5 job no matter what the offer.   However, it’s not all roses. There are a few things that make it tough, especially for those just starting out. I’m wondering if you can relate to my top three. 1. Time off is relative.  Whether […]

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February 24, 2013
Death, Taxes, and Social Media

By Ric Albano News broke last week that, despite bring in over a billion dollars in profit last year, Facebook owes no taxes for the year 2012. Actually, the company will be getting a refund of close to a half billion dollars. This is due to a provision in the tax law that allows companies […]

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December 19, 2012
Why You Should Own Your Website

By Ric Albano  A professional website is the most crucial marketing tool that a small business owner has at his or her disposal. Establishing and retaining full ownership and control of your website is equally important in the rapidly shifting online world. There are scores of “out-of-the-box” options out there from large, well-known companies that […]

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October 14, 2012
Drifting into the Alternative Universe

By Ric Albano of 33 Dimensions A few weeks ago, I made a mistake of omission, which set off a chain of unforeseen events. It caused a lot of problems for my client as well as a few dozen unplanned hours of problem-solving for myself. Initially, it did not appear that there would be much […]

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October 3, 2012
Developing a Product: Navigating PA’s Required Sales Tax for Online Purchases

By Rachel The fun ride continues. The next puzzle is I’ve encountered is figuring out how to get a patent with InventHelp and what needs to be done to collect the newly-required sales tax on online purchases. For me, this required two steps. First, I had to complete paperwork needed to collect the tax by […]

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September 19, 2012
Developing a Product: Lessons Learned from My First Self-Hosted Webinar

by Rachel Last week, I held a webinar called, “Social Media ROI for Small Business” as a way to help build my list and begin generating interest in my product. I participated in several co-hosted webinars when promoting Social Media Manager Profits (SMMP), but Michele took the lead on marketing so I was unaware of […]

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September 12, 2012
Developing a Product: Brain Drain is in Content

By Rachel Contrary to popular belief, I do not spend my day entire playing on Facebook. In fact, I only log onto Facebook to reply to audience engagement for clients or to check in on a few brand pages.  Most of my time is actually spent on developing content as we’re responsible for the majority […]

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September 5, 2012
Developing a Product: Marketing & List Building

By Rachel A primary element to online marketing success is list building. It’s not the only element, but it’s a fundamental component. After all, the more people you have on your list, the greater your potential for leveraging that list to generate engagement and even revenue. List building is not something I’ve worked on much […]

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