Effective Facebook Group Moderation [And Other Online Communities]

Effective Facebook Group Moderation [And Other Online Communities]

Most Facebook Groups and other online communities put guidelines in place and use moderators to ensure the community is a healthy place.  Effective Facebook Group Moderation adds value in the following ways: It discourages the Internet Trolls who can quickly spoil things for the rest.  I’ve quit more than one online forum just because the trolling gets […]

[Advice for Awesome Business Names]: Random Name Generators to Numerology

[Advice for Awesome Business Names]: Random Name Generators to Numerology

Early in the history of any new business comes the naming decision.  You’ll need a name as soon as you create a website or blog.  Naming a new business is something many entrepreneurs obsess over. They’re right–the business name is important.  You want to choose a name that will be good forever.  Changing names is […]

100 Days of Productivity From a Simple Goal Setting Worksheet?

100 Days of Productivity From a Simple Goal Setting Worksheet?

100 Days of Productivity?  What would you say if you could guarantee your next 100 days would be super productive for your business because you used a simple goal setting worksheet to decide what to do during those 100 Days? What if you were sure you could get everything done within the time frame? What […]

Beware Of Web Services: Are You the Cow Or the Rancher?

Beware Of Web Services: Are You the Cow Or the Rancher?

Are you the cow or the rancher? What if you went to sleep one night, secure in the knowledge you’re a successful rancher, only to wake up the next morning realizing you’re just a cow on somebody else’s ranch? That would be a very shocking realization on all kinds of levels, yet it happens all […]

Better Than Mailchimp? Try ConvertKit, ActiveCampaign, or Drip [Part 1]

Better Than Mailchimp? Try ConvertKit, ActiveCampaign, or Drip [Part 1]

Don’t get me wrong–I love Mailchimp and I used it for years as my main email provider.  I looked at a lot of packages when I started, things like Constant Contact and AWeber, but nothing beat the simplicity and core features of Mailchimp. And then I outgrew it. Note:  If you’re at the very beginning […]

Bush League Tactic #1: Hustle Harder

Bush League Tactic #1: Hustle Harder

If you’ve spent any time at all looking for help starting or growing your small business, you will have come across the “Hustle Harder” crowd.  They’re going to tell you they or some other prominent success story got ahead by giving up absolutely everything, becoming a total workaholic, and grinding out 100+ hour work weeks. […]

Brand New Business. No Customers. What Do I Do?

Brand New Business. No Customers. What Do I Do?

What if you threw a party and nobody came? My wife and I love to entertain.  We throw lots of parties, and are famous in our town for certain themed parties we do every year.  The parties are always well attended and we have met many new people as our friends bring their friends to […]