Less than two hours after I sent out our most recent email newsletter, a former client reached out. “I have been wanting to do a series of thought leadership articles, and your recent blog post reminded me to get going,” she wrote. “When can we...

Want to brush up on your business skillset? Mastering these 10 basic marketing skills can pay off with better brand awareness and a boost in leads and sales.   The 10 basic marketing skills everyone needs to master   Imagine you’re on a first date. You’ve heard a lot...

Covid-19 fatigue has set in. We are sick of reading about, worrying about and talking about it. The “we are all in this together” messages feel stale, and in some cases, inauthentic. Even though it’s still defining our lives, it is time to stop writing...

Last week, I wrote about what small retailers can do to survive the pandemic. This week, I’m turning the focus around and sharing what my small business is doing.   I will be completely honest: When our lives screeched to a halt on March 13, I panicked....

To all the small retailers who have yet to move your sales online, this blog post is for you.   Your small business makes our neighborhoods and communities special. Whether you are in the big city, a mid-size suburb or a small town, we need you to...