Tag: small business

So, it has admittedly been a little while since my last post.  Okay.  A long while.  This is the point where I tell you I’ve been busy, and you, my loyal reader or readers, admonish me for using that tired excuse.

But an interesting thread has popped up in one of my industry LinkedIn groups, and I think it merits comment and consideration.  more

It’s amazing for me to think that my little consultancy is almost two years old.  Funny thing is, I didn’t set out to be a consultant.  It just worked out that way.  Today, I wouldn’t trade it for the world. more

Back by popular demand (Six people can’t be wrong!) I’ve got a new list for you this week.  Bear in mind that this is not high-brow reading for top social media GuruChampionEvangilisticExperts.  This is the basics.  But I hear routinely from folks I know that they’re intimidated about getting started, or that they’ve joined LinkedIn or Twitter and are getting nothing from it.  So this one’s for y’all!    more


Ok.  I’ve been told I need catchier headlines.  Hope this works.


Sorry I’m a little late this week.  I spent some time in Las Vegas for a title industry conference.  While I was there, I was struck by how many new, small businesses are springing up in the mortgage and title industry.  more

I do a lot of consulting for small to very small businesses.  Having been on the management side of a few small businesses, I understand that every expense is a difference-maker.  The margin for error (or, in some cases, the margin itself) is thin.  more

Call it whatever you want.  A down market.  A soft economy.  A bubble-burst.  The end of the world as we know it.  The bottom line is that the mortgage and title industry have seen better times.  And your marketing and advertising budget probably reflects it.   more