Why Jews Make Great Business Bloggers & What You Can Learn

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Before I jump into this highly stereotypically post, let me start off by saying: “I’m Jewish. And this doesn’t apply to all Jews.” But it does apply to many. Being Jewish, I’ve met many Jews in my life and therefore know how Jews think. If you’ve ever seen “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and heard Larry David complain about life’s minutia, it’s exactly like that. When a Jew overpays for coffee, our brains says, “Well that’s a ripoff. This place won’t last long.” When we eat at a restaurant with crappy service, our brains say, “This guys not getting a tip, and here’s … [Read more...]

“Proactive Selling” Video Book Review

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Here's a must read for any business person. Whether you are a salesperson, business owner, employee, or entrepreneur, knowing how to sell is a must. As Chris Brogan says, we are all salespeople. No one covers the ins and outs of selling quite like William "Skip" Miller does in "Proactive Selling". Check out the video below where I talk a little about why I loved this book so much (Click here if you can't see the video). Also, check out the Amazon affiliate link below to get yourself a copy.   … [Read more...]

Tim Hayden Shares Mobile Marketing Tips

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In addition to meet up with Chris Brogan at Inbound Marketing Summit, I also got a chance to catch up with Tim Hayden, CMO of 44Doors. For those of you who don't know Tim Hayden, he is THE expert on mobile marketing. So naturally, I had to ask him, "What do you recommend as a first step for small businesses just getting involved with mobile marketing?" Here's what he said (Click here if you can't see the video): … [Read more...]

Chris Brogan Shares Small Business Marketing Tips

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I met up with Chris Brogan at the Inbound Marketing Summit this week and got to ask him, "What should small business first do when getting started with social media and internet marketing?" Watch the video below to find out. (Click here if you can't see the video). Want to read more from Chris Brogan? Check out his blog and books (Amazon affiliate links). … [Read more...]

10 Reasons You Should Sit on Your Ass and Blog

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Blogging is probably one of man’s greatest inventions, aside from Beef Jerky and HBO On Demand. You can use it as a tool for business, as a personal form of expression, or even to find enlightenment. Or, if you want to be one of the greats, merge all three. Blogging has become my addiction, my purpose in life. So I wanted to take a moment and give you the 10 reasons why I love blogging and why you should as well.. 1. Make Sense of Life Our minds are a jungle of thoughts and ideas that, most of the time, make no sense at all. It’s just webs upon webs of incoherence and babble. The act … [Read more...]