Greetings from Laguna Beach! I've shifted from business meetings in San Diego to fun at my home away from home, and hanging out with one of my best friends from college.
I caught myself stressing that I didn't have everything that I wanted to have together for this issue. And then I realized … who cares?
Sometimes you need a break. I come up with my best ideas when I unplug (which really means your subconscious mind never takes a break), so that's why you should write off your vacations. Please check with your accountant first, though. 🙂
Plan your next getaway now.
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Unemployable Classic: Seth Godin’s Top Tips for Freelancers
Seth Godin has written several marketing classics, and he’s mentioned me in a couple of them. Seth has great advice for unemployable types, specifically freelancers, and this classic episode is definitely worth your time.
Trying to find your passion is a recipe for disaster – or at best, a recipe for horrible disappointment. What if you can’t find it? What if you find it and then a few days later you realize that wasn’t it at all?
Cocktail Party Jerks
Like a lot of the ideas that spring up quickly in digital marketing, there can be a lot of confusion about what social selling is all about. It’s vital to not only understand what social selling is, but also what it is not.
The Revolution is You
It may seem that tech innovations favor big enterprise—or that only big corporations can afford them! But the truth is that small businesses have much to gain from embracing new technologies, and these tools are frequently both affordable and cost-effective.
Kick Ass Quiet
Tara Gentile works with “idea people” — people who have an idea that they want to turn into a product, program, or service, but who may not always see themselves as business owners or marketers. She helps her audience and clients find the right business models, craft marketing that resonates, and structure their businesses for profit.
In an age where virtual communication and collaboration are easier than ever, some entrepreneurs are sidestepping this question altogether by outsourcing their labor to people who live in other countries and aren’t subject to the U.S. minimum wage.
As technology improves machines will be able to carry out an increasing number of tasks handled by humans but companies should think carefully about replacing humans who can find innovative solutions to problems with robots.
For business owners, your entity type might seem like a complicated and, frankly, boring topic to think about. But if you’re looking for business financing, your business’s entity type could matter more than you think.
This is basic stuff. But if you don't know the basics, you end up losing faster and harder.
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