Money loves speed

photo credit: Amnemona Dan Kennedy is one of the many well-known business experts who can often be found saying “Money loves speed”. What they mean is speed of implementation. IE: How fast do you take information and take action on it? The faster, the better, as far as your wallet is concerned. For example, we […]

Can video stores compete with a robot?

Yesterday, I received an email from someone whose clients are video stores. Because they subscribe to my print newsletter, I asked them to put me on their email list. Part of today’s email to their video store clients included this comment: I had a customer ask us how to compete with RedBox (emphasis mine). I’ve […]

Hiring staff to help with marketing? Start them off with these business books.

Over the weekend, one of my readers emailed and asked this very smart question: We are hiring someone “green” to do marketing for us in about a month. I thought that starting someone from the ground up would be a good way to build someone’s skills for our business and not have to pay a […]

Quality: As your small business grows, it’s more critical

photo credit: Hamed Saber Have you ever been 1 in a million? If so, you’re one of those hypothetical software bugs that programmers talk about as they work on a routine that processes transactional data in a new system. During that conversation, the pragmatist in the group mentions the possibility of a problem with the […]