Tag: business lessons

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September 13, 2016 Top 8 Reasons People Unsubscribe

Small business owners are quick to get frustrated when someone unsubscribes from their email list. And they’re equally fast at trying to identify the reason for…

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September 1, 2016 Small Business — It’s Elementary.

This week, the extended Popcorn & Ice Cream team went back to school. Freshly sharpened pencils, clean backpacks, stacks of paper and composition notebooks. Of course there…

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July 7, 2015 An Open Letter to Starbucks on Your Price Increase

Dear Starbucks, I’m a loyal customer. I earned my Gold membership in 2010 and have maintained it with absolute ease ever since. And while I…

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November 19, 2014 Guaranteed! Rotting pumpkins and the value of a warranty.

The stench of rotting pumpkins sent me over the edge. For some time now, our trashcan has had a crack in the bottom. On occasion…

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May 28, 2014 12 seven and eight year-olds. 15 hours of baseball. Many lessons for small business owners.

This past weekend, my seven year-old played in his first baseball tournament. We knew (hoped) we’d be on the field for hours. What I didn’t…

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