“What should I do?” – New Series – Social Media Mindmeister

Posted by on February 17, 2010 in: Social Media Mindmeister

From time to time, I’m asked the following question by clients and friends and nice people on the street: “Heather,” they say (or sometimes they call me Ms. Villa… just kidding, most of them don’t), “I’ve got a business and I want to market it with social media. What do you suggest?”

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On the Weekends, I’m in a Band

A friend of mine is a high school music teacher by day. And, since she’s not a full-time music teacher, she also plays in a band on the weekends to help with the bills. I was reminded of her when I read an article by Jonathan Weber at TheBigMoney.com, Outsource Yourself. Weber says that, in […]

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Weekend Reading: My fav’s from this week: 11/13/09

Posted by on November 13, 2009 in: Weekend Reading

You’re Lazy and You Look Fat in Those Pants – You’ll read this one just because of the title. I know I did. Blogging is Rocket Science Slow & Steady Wins The Race: An Interview About A 3 Year Journey To Location Independence 5 Mindsets to Streamline Your Coaching Business Admin Why you can’t make […]

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A Checklist for Staffing Up

When you are considering the possibility of hiring staff – whether that staff includes a virtual assistant, an onsite assistant, freelance consultant, or an entire office of staff – you want to make the right decision as quickly as possible and get the role filled. After all, every passing day without a person in the […]

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A little bit of sexiness sometimes goes a long way…

Posted by on October 12, 2009 in: Just Blogging

Sometimes a little flair (or what I call web-sexiness) will make all the difference. Take a look at a recent change I just made to the blog here (see it live over in the right hand column). I am interested to see if my subscriber averages increase due to this little (but dramatic) change. I […]

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Growing Your Business: Why Separating Business and Personal Finances is Good

This article is not all about finances. Well, it’s partially about finances. More importantly, it’s about how to grow your business. Growing your business doesn’t just happen by magic. There’s no business growth fairy that takes away a balance sheet and leaves a bigger business under your pillow. It takes consistent, carefully investment to create […]

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Yes, you even need to know how to sell

In medium-to-large organizations, middle managers have a real project management challenge: They need to run their part of the organization efficiently and implement programs and projects to do their job effectively. And, in order to do that, they need to get buy-in from levels above them (for sponsorship and project funding) and levels below them […]

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