Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Why You Should Invest in Empire Avenue

The social media exchange online service EMPIRE AVENUE is rapidly becoming a new bold and engaging communications tool. In fact, in my opinion, it ranks right up there with Facebook Fan Pages, twitter accounts and Quora for brand engagement. It really is involving into a “must” for small businesses and entrepreneurs and those who desire…

How Easy Is It to Get Sales Leads?

Think it’s easy getting sales leads? Well, think again. If you are finding this reality of business true, then this post will confirm that you are not crazy and yes, it is extremely hard converting leads into sales, for everyone. NEVER A STRAIGHT SALES PATH Last Saturday I was attending workshop on How to Get…

Don’t Believe Everything You Read – The PR Act of Decoys

One PR tool that rarely gets mentioned is the art of using decoys to throw off the media from further coverage. I am not a fan of this practice nor a practitioner of it, I just wanted to make you aware of the fact that it does exist and it is one that is sadly…

Are Low-Cost Phone Alternatives A Thing of the Past?

AT&T’s proposed $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile USA would make AT&T the grandest of all the Ma Bell franchises and that’s good for them. But, as more and more consolidation occurs in big business due to the economy, the losers are consumers on fixed incomes. Sprint, the third largest wireless carrier, is going to oppose…

INITIATIVE IS FOR THE TAKING

According to Dictionary.com, Initiative is an introductory act or step leading to action. How are you doing in the initiative department? Recently, I’ve had to take a hard inner look at myself to answer that question and I deduced that I am lacking in that department. I can do more in this area. And I’m…

Subscriber Models – Some Work, Others Don’t -Case in Point: The New York Times

Holey Moley, is the twittersphere upset at today’s news from The New York Times that it is going to charge subscribers $15 bucks for reading over 20 articles a month on its site, NYTimes.com. Yep, The New York Times pay wall will be officially up March 28 folks. Reviewing the twitter stream for #NYTimesNews hashtag…

Doing Good Business – Google’s Person Finder

If you or your business had the tools to help someone during a crisis would you? And would you do it absolutely free? Google, Facebook and Twitter, as communication companies, have done just that in regards to the catastrophic events that have occurred in Japan. Twitter has set up special hashtags to provide both general…

COLD CALLS ARE BAD FOR BUSINESSES

Since Social Spread Media has been recorded in official records, the company, has received at least four vendor calls a day and that includes the weekends! Talk about annoying email spam, this practice is much worse. And these services are very devious and strategic in their approach.

A Winning Collaboration

Charlie Sheen’s favorite word and sentiment is “winning,” however, I have a favorite word and sentiment and mine is “collaborating.” I am loving that word. And here’s why. A WIN-WIN APPROACH Small business owners, in addition to producing a good product, must continue to increase sales. This can be done by getting leads from friends,…

Facebook’s Global Impact

Communications blogger Cindy Ronzoni examines Facebook’s influence in connecting countries and ideas and its effects in war.