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May 4, 2015 Support. Kindness. Commitment.

Last week, we saw the best and the worst of the city of Baltimore. Sadly, the riots that followed Freddie Gray’s funeral overshadowed the week-long…

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April 30, 2015 Don’t play to an empty stadium

Lessons for Small Business Owners from MLB’s Historic Baltimore Orioles/Chicago White Sox Game Yesterday, in the wake of the riots in Baltimore, Major League Baseball…

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March 11, 2015 5 ways to make referral programs work for you

Referrals can be one of the greatest sources of new business for many small businesses – particularly service businesses. In fact many businesses attribute their…

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January 22, 2015 Stop the madness! Stop the automation.

A plea to all those using social media as part of their marketing programs. Stop the automation! Turn off the connections that power auto-posting between…

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January 14, 2015 What to do when niche is no longer enough

You built your business on being niche.  You established yourself by being the expert in your category for your customers and their tastes. But now Amazon makes specialty products from…

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