Success and Struggle: The Real SMB Story

Success and Struggle: The Real SMB Story

Newsflash: You are a mentor. You aren’t just a small business owner, you’re a mentor. People admire your courage, your drive, your passion and freedom. As a mentor and leader there’s something important you want to share in your storytelling. When your customers ask...
Say Hello to Ello and Hello to Hype

Say Hello to Ello and Hello to Hype

What has captured more tech press in the last 48 hours and gone from an obscure project out of a small Boulder Colorado design shop and a Vermont bike manufacturer to growing by more than 50,000 new users an hour? Say hello to Ello. Ello is an “ad free” social network...
Social Storytelling … from Memory

Social Storytelling … from Memory

It may seem that our transaction with the customer ends with the final sale, but in some ways it’s just the beginning.  But their experience with a purchase can be just the start of something more important to them. When a customer gets your product home they fit it...
The Social Sales Funnel

The Social Sales Funnel

Guest Post by Nick Rojas, a business consultant and journalist from Los Angeles. Follow him on Twitter @NickARojas. It’s well understood by now that the entire process of sales has been completely revolutionized by social media. Before, access to consumers was limited...
How Jeff Walker is Saving the World

How Jeff Walker is Saving the World

As entrepreneurs we all face similar challenges – sometimes they are from the outside; business roadblocks, customer hurdles, vendor hassles – and sometimes they are internal; the secret nagging fears and doubts that can creep in around the edges from time...
The Smartphone Revolution

The Smartphone Revolution

Today’s guest post is by Nick Rojas an online journalist and business enthusiast living in Southern California. His writing covers everything from developing communications to the future of technology in business. He also enjoys sharing his passion for...