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Six Steps To Promoting Your Business On Facebook

Friday, July 04, 2014 Mike Reddy

With over a billion users, there is no question that for most small business owners, Facebook is worth our time.

However, not investing the right kind of time into your efforts can work against you. Take a few minutes to check and then adjust your strategies for effective Facebook promotion.  Read More

Effective Meetings - Tips To Get You In And Out Efficiently

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Mike Reddy

Pen frustratingly tapping paper; foot twitching with urgency; eyes glancing at the clock every few seconds.

Sound familiar? These are the common signs that a meeting has taken a less-than-fruitful atmosphere and it is time to wrap it up.  Read More

Global Markets and Business Etiquette

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 Mike Reddy

From time to time during my business coaching engagements I come across rather unusual problems being encountered by small business owners.

Here is a case in point. It can be daunting to travel to a country that has a very different culture from our own, let alone feel the additional pressure that comes with it of doing business without insulting your international business partners or causing an international incident!  Read More

Fire Up Your Social Media Toolkit

Thursday, May 01, 2014 Mike Reddy

You can tell that time has moved on when a small business adviser starts talking about social media management needing its own set of tools!

A business coach with their calculator, a chef with their knives and now the small-business owner with their kit of social media tools.

Social Media provides a very useful platform to increase the return on your small business marketing dollar.  Read More

Using Google To Grow Your Small Business

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Mike Reddy

If you want to find out the height of Uluru chances are you would Google it. Google is the go-to guy to find information about anything.

But how much do you know about Google’s small-business support systems?  Read More

Review Your Listings!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Mike Reddy

Moved recently?  Changed numbers?  Even the smallest mistake can prevent a customer from reaching you, killing a potential deal.

Always double-check your listings, however small or obsolete they may seem.  Read More