Posts by NickArmstrong

Small Business Behind the Scenes

Small Business Behind the Scenes

Wanna know what’s going on behind the scenes of a small business?

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Jekyll and Hydes – Businesses in Opposition

Jekyll and Hydes – Businesses in Opposition

Doctor Jekyll, Mr. Hyde… every industry has two or more belief systems as to how things should get done, in what order, and why. Often these systems are diametrically opposed and for good reason. So, which brood do you fall in line with? Are you a Vampire? A Warewolf? A Witch? A Robot? Pick a side and come along for the ride! Read on: (not all links may be active until late Wednesday AM!)...

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Jargon and Jibber Jabber

Jargon and Jibber Jabber

P.T. Barnum was a man of many words, which he used to promote hoaxes and circus acts. These days, a whole cadre of words belong to a genre known as jargon. These jibber-jabber nonsense words have come to be a nuisance for legitimate businesspeople and the elixir of life for the more unscrupulous snake oil salesmen in our midst. This month’s Word Carnival explores Jargon in depth across a...

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Great Tools that Work Well

Great Tools that Work Well

Everybody and their mom claims to have the magic panacea that will suddenly jump you from living out of a cardboard box to a six figure income, laughing from the penthouse suite as you throw coins over your balcony – not for the morbid fun of it, but so you can feel something again. Anyway, here’s a lineup of the Word Carnival business experts favorite tools – all for under...

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Marketing without Marketing

Marketing without Marketing

Is that a snake oil salesman outside our tent? Sick the tigers on him! Nobody likes to be “sold”. But professionals of all ilk have value to add to a product, service, or business. So how do you convey it without being a salesperson? In other words, how did you market before you learned what “marketing” was? Welcome to the big top! This is a discussion on marketing...

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