Category : Business

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Why I’m a SXSWi Nerd (And Why You Should Care)

March is a BIG month around these parts. It ushers in: 1) the very best weather Austin has to offer 2) Texas bluebonnets 3) SXSW. If you know SXSW at all, you most likely know it for its music and film festival portions. But something nearly surpassing these two in anticipation and excitement in recent…

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Simple Steps to Creating a Professional Blog

If your blog is your brand, your product or “the mouth piece” for your company, it must look professional. If you’re willing to skimp on any of the things I’m about to cover, then you need to reconsider why you have or want to start a blog.

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The Social Media Party Line

I remember well my visits to my grandparents’ house in New Orleans as a girl. Inside their cottage home were all sorts of unusual treasures, unlike my family’s own modern home 200 miles away. Notably in the hallway, there sat a black, heavy phone with a big finger dial atop a piece of furniture known as a ‘telephone table’.

Nine Traits of a Successful Entrepreneur/Solopreneur
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Nine Traits of a Successful Entrepreneur/Solopreneur

Over the last few weeks I’ve had several consulting meetings with budding entrepreneurs and solopreneurs who have some pretty stellar ideas on the table. Most of them still have full-time jobs, but are self-motivated enough to push forward on their journey no matter the hill or valley…