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Plan Ahead for Your Marketing and Feel Good About Your Year

Plan Ahead for Your Marketing and Feel Good About Your Year

Plan Ahead for Your Marketing and Feel Good About Your Year Smart business owners are always working months in advance. They have set aside time to plan their content marketing. They look at what is most important to their target audience and how they are going to

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My New Car is Making Me Money!

My New Car is Making Me Money!

My New Car is Making Me Money! Our van had finally had it. With almost 200K miles on it our mechanic said, “time to let it go.” So we searched for what we were going to drive next. I had some requirements – one of which was

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Have a Meeting? Be on Time and Be Present

Have a Meeting? Be on Time and Be Present

Have a Meeting? Be on Time and Be Present In my second year after starting Markbeech Marketing and having had some good successes, I had a meeting with a group of folks at a very well-to-do financial firm (clients were $3mil+) to educate them on how to

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Downtime can be Profitable

Downtime can be Profitable

It’s been a crazy, busy week. Today is Sunday and I’m not working, and I’m okay with that. It hasn’t always been easy for me to say that. Sundays have been workdays for me on many occasions. I have often found myself doing client work that didn’t

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Business Books: Read more and earn more

Business Books: Read more and earn more

Anytime is a good time to put your nose in a good book. And as a small business owner, you should be reading loads! According to the US Department of Labor, ‘People who read at least seven business books a year earn a reported 2.3 times more than

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Is time on your side?

Is time on your side?

Is time on your side? “Ti-i-i-ime is on my side.” As a business owner, that doesn’t always seem to be the case. We wear a lot of hats: owner, director, cheerleader, salesperson, statistician, bookkeeper, and decision-maker. If you don’t pay attention, time evaporates and leaves you with

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What’s in a System?

What's in a System?

  SYSTEMS “97% of all failure is due to the SYSTEM and not the person.” – W. Edwards Deming

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