How to Cut the Clutter in Your Office


This post is sponsored by the Staples brand products, which helps small businesses stock up for less.

When I moved from my house after 15 years in May, I realized how much “stuff” I had that I didn’t not need and never really used. I was able to downsize […]

By | April 24th, 2016|Business, Success, Uncategorized, Zen Business|0 Comments

How to Create a Promotional Piece that Lasts

PromotionalThis post is sponsored by Staples Business Advantage®, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc.

The most impactful marketing a small business can do with an identified prospect is the item that is handed to them after the sales call. The right promotional product will reinforce the message from […]

By | April 17th, 2016|Business, Marketing|0 Comments

Why Direct Mail May Be Your Best Marketing Option in 2016

directmail-or-email-bothThe average businessperson sent and received 122 emails per day in 2016. This does not include the billions of spam emails sent daily. With this rate increasing every year, printed direct mail is now making a comeback since it has become an easier way to stand […]

By | March 31st, 2016|Business, Marketing|0 Comments

The Only Key to Getting Marketing Projects Completed On Time and Within Budget

Budget staplesThis post is sponsored by Staples Business Advantage®, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc.

Marketing is essential for a small business since it enables every company to acquire and retain new customers. This is not just online or through email, but using print (business cards, forms and […]

By | March 21st, 2016|Business, Marketing|0 Comments

What Donald Trump Teaches About Small Business Marketing


I do not support the Donald Trump candidacy for president. However, there is a lot to be learned from the marketing techniques he has used to become the front running Republican that small business can learn from- BJM


Before he was a presidential candidate, this single word always […]

By | March 8th, 2016|Business, Current Affairs, Current Events|0 Comments

My 2016 Predictions for Small Business

crystal-ballSo what do I see in my small business crystal ball? (See how I did in 2015 with my predictions)

Besides the new Star Wars Movie hitting a record for sales in the first weekend, this is what I predict will affect small business in […]

By | December 27th, 2015|Business|2 Comments