When talking to Jody DeVere about her company Ask Patty, it’s hard to know where DeVere ends and Patty begins. Both are smart, accomplished and energetic women, but only one has built several businesses, had children, and adapted through several industries. The other is a cartoon. Like best friends though, they do most everything together: [...]Continue Reading
Archive for June, 2008
In the last post, I discussed the benefits your business can receive by personalizing your email messages. Personalization can be a powerful way to reinforce the connection between your company and your customers. Although a subscriber’s email address is the most important piece of information when it comes to your email marketing campaigns, having their [...]Continue Reading
Many entrepreneurs have told me recently that they want to use PR to build their businesses. But they feel frustrated because they can’t afford a publicist. The good news is that you don’t need to hire a publicist to build buzz for your new business. Now, be aware that it is going to take time and [...]Continue Reading
Bah, humbug, eBay.
I especially like the Paypal only requirement. That was a nice touch.
The Iphone 3G might be the hottest gadget all year. For a company who wants to become the “new, in season” merchant of choice, please explain to me how these restrictions fall under that goal.
Hi gang, I am an Iphone freak – had it since it came out and you will have to pry it from my cold, dead hands. It sleeps gently next to me and my wife on an 800 thread count satin pillow at night (kidding! … ? ). So I did the happy dance when Steve [...]Continue Reading
As I indicated in Part 1 of this series of blog entries, Suzy Batiz, founder of Poo-Pourri, shared her advice, further proving what a true shining star she is, right here, living and working among us in the StartupNation community. What a role model! Below Suzy provides more of her advice. In Suzy Batiz’s Words: COVER YOUR [...]Continue Reading
I met with Stephanie Toler of Sage Clean this week and I have to say: House cleaning hasn’t been this upbeat or bright a topic since Carol Burnett sat on a bucket to watch her own show. Even as I write this, I am trying to characterize her energy, enthusiasm and belief in herself and [...]Continue Reading