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The Entrepreneurs Banking Crisis

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Banking has always been tough before for Entrepreneurs but in this economy you need to be alert and take extra precautions. Here are some new rules to follow to help your business keep flowing.

1. Get more credit cards. Yes, I know some people are advising …

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Check Your Credit Report For Free

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

Just a reminder that all of us are allowed to check our credit report for free once every 12 months, from each of the three major credit bureaus: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion.

It is a good idea because there are frequently mistakes in them that …

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Beware of Bad Laws and Bad Names for Laws.

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Congress is notorious for giving wonderful sounding names to new bills they want to pass just to fool the public who don’t read them. They are about to do it again.

Senator Kennedy and Rep. Rosa DeLauro are pushing the “Healthy Families Act”. Who …

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Price Can Have an Appeal

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Cheap is not my favorite word when selling, but it is a marketing position and should always be considered for a loss leader or name capture if nothing else.

During this recession and economic pullback, price can have an appeal and if you can compete on …

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Take a Pic…Send to Amazon…15 sec. order info

Friday, April 10th, 2009

You have got to be kidding me. BlackBerry and probably every other phone now has an app that literally lets you take a picture of something, send it to Amazon and back comes a picture and order information about how you can get the product …

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Texas and Australia Collide!!…???

Friday, March 27th, 2009

It’s hard to believe that 1 week ago last night, Thursday night, I was in Austin at South By Southwest (SXSW), the biggest music festival in the U.S., rocking out to one of the bands I represent, “A Day to Remember.” These guys have …

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All You Need in a Video (Part II)

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

In my previous post “All You Need in a Video” I talked about the fact that a heartfelt video that connects with your prospects and clients, regardless of production value, is all you need in order to connect with your audience.

Well, …

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Somewhat like on American Idol, “I’m going to Hollywood!”

Friday, February 6th, 2009

I’m heading out to the GRAMMY’s with my wife and my business partners tomorrow. We’re really looking forward to it and we’re actually staying right across from the Kodak Theater where they film the Idol finals. We even got invited to Ne-Yo’s …

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It All Comes Down to This…

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

I’m writing this at 5:50am at the Nashville airport, getting ready to hop a plane back to Orlando. I arrived yesterday afternoon to watch our client Johnny Bulford www.johnnybulford.com compete in the finals of the Colgate Country Showdown. It’s kind of like American …

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ALL YOU NEED in a video!

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

I wanted to show you a video from none other than LeAnn Rimes. I went to her website because I’m actually going to be in Nashville on Thursday where she’ll be hosting the finals of the Colgate Country Showdown on TV and one of our …

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Doom and Gloom Update!

Friday, December 12th, 2008

In the July issue of our newsletter, I talked about opportunity brought about by economic upheavals. The government bailout that Congress just passed is the next opportunity.

There is no question that all of our customers and clients are concerned about what is going to …

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Independent Contractor Crackdown

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

The IRS appears to be using computers to crack down on companies that pay independent contractors, instead of treating them like the employees they may actually be. Apparently they are using a system to flag companies that have more than five workers getting 1099s, …

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FTC TAKES ACTION AGAINST BEST SELLING INFOMERCIAL AUTHOR

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

The Federal Trade Commission has charged Kevin Trudeau with violating numerous court infractions by allegedly making misleading claims in infomercials marketing his book, The Weight Loss Cure “They” Don’t Want You to Know About.

The problem centers around continuing problems between the FTC and Trudeau and …

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GOOGLE SUCCESS ON “KEY WORD” SUIT

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Google, inc, has successfully settled a lawsuit brought by American Blinds & Wallpaper Factory Inc. over the search engines policy of selling trademarked terms as “key words” enabling competition to appear in the search results alongside the company, product or name the consumer was searching.

The …

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RE-REGISTER REQUIREMENTS FOR DO-NOT-CALL LIST

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Currently you have to register every five years or your name and phone number comes off the do-not-call list. You must register by June 2008 and most people don’t know this.

Congressman Mike Doyle has introduced H.R.4341 to try and make registration permanent. The FTC opposes …

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Seasonal Promotions Boost Sales

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

Labor Day is just around the corner so it is time to plan your “seasonal tie-in” marketing strategy.

It has been proven that customers are more in tune to promotions when they relate to a holiday or special event and while Labor Day is not as …

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What Fishing Teaches You About Making Money In Your Business

Saturday, July 21st, 2007

When you are fishing and they aren’t biting you have two basic choices. You can keep doing what you are doing and likely get the same results or you can start making changes to your fishing and see what works.

There are several things you …

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Is Your Business Extraordinary?

Friday, June 8th, 2007

It drives me nuts when I go into a business and I have a chance to look around for more than 5 minutes without someone noticing me or asking how they can help. I usually laugh, leave and chalk it up to stupidity. But you …

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Build your Business Like a Building: from the Ground Up – Not from the Roof Down!

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

While this sounds like common sense, it just amazes me how many people don’t think this way when forming a company.

All too often I hear, “oh yeah, my accountant filed my LLC for me,” or “yeah I filed it online myself.” I used to get …

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Riches In Niches

Wednesday, May 9th, 2007

While we are all inclined to say that “our business can help anyone” is that really the smartest path for your business? Lets look at a simple commonplace example.

If you are having knee problems, do you go to a family practice doctor, or do you …

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