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The Power of eBay Live!

Last week I asked my readers to join the discussion and comment on what they thought of eBay Live, and if they were planning to attend this year. Here’s my two cents: eBay Live is extremely worth your while. Its a crazy three and a half days, and you may get a little exhausted or [...]

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Guest blog about The Power of Nice

A week ago, we interviewed Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval on our radio show. They run the advertising agency, Kaplan Thaler Group. You can learn about the interview and listen to it here. You probably know of Linda and Robin’s work… the AFLAC duck, the Herbal Essences "Yes! Yes! Yes!" commercials. Or how about [...]

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The true mark of an entrepreneur

Everyone, including us, raves about the first-and-foremost quality of an entrepreneur… you know what it is… PASSION. But alas, that may not be true. Lately, our idea of the true mark of an entrepreneur has evolved. It’s actually something else, something that’s behind any and all action that an entrepreneur might take – and it’s [...]

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The Angel Honey Pot Continues to Grow

According to the 2006 Angel Market Analysis released today by the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire, the angel investor market experienced steady growth in 2006, with total investments of $25.6 billion, an increase of 10.8 percent over 2005. This is an irrefutable statement about the fact that the money is [...]

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Congratulations to an Entrepreneur

One of our customers was just named Entrepreneur of the Week by Inc.com, the online version of Inc Magazine. We love to see our small-biz customers grow and prosper — it’s why we’re here. Congratulations, John! Andrew Field is President of PrintingForLess.com, known by its thousands of happy customers as "America’s Print Shop." He works [...]

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Salespeople

If you read the title and are still reading, you must have salespeople in your company. For all of us who interview, hire, train, coach, and manage salespeople, Seth Godin’s recent blog post reflects what I have thought for years. He doesn’t use the phrase "service heart mindset" but that is another way of looking [...]

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