Things You Should Not Do on LinkedIn

Here's the scoop. If you ask to become one of my LinkedIn connections, DO NOT make our first communication one where you are trying to sell me your services or products. That is NOT what LinkedIn is for. Period. If you do that you will lose connections, you will lose respect, and for certain you … Read more about Things You Should Not Do on LinkedIn

Four Meaningful Ways a Small Business Can Show Clients They Care

As many small business owners know well, it’s not enough to have the greatest products and services on the planet along with the best prices and extended hours. If you don’t treat your customers with kindness and respect, it won’t be long before you are closing your doors. As The Houston Chronicle … Read more about Four Meaningful Ways a Small Business Can Show Clients They Care

Brand Your Business!

Branding, by definition, is a marketing practice in which a company creates a name, symbol or design that is easily identifiable as belonging to the company. This helps to identify a product and distinguish it from other products and services. Branding is important because not only is it what makes … Read more about Brand Your Business!

Why Your Business Needs Linkedin

Are you aware that close to 1 million people have been using social media every day over the course of the past year? That’s 11 new users each second. The number of people using social media has grown by 13 percent in the past 12 months, with Central and Southern Asia recording the fastest gains … Read more about Why Your Business Needs Linkedin

The Benefits Of Blogging

Are you looking for a way to build more meaningful relationships and trust between you and your clients and potential clients? Would you also like to know a fairly inexpensive, yet effective way to get your business name out into the world? Your business needs a blog. Even if you are … Read more about The Benefits Of Blogging

Career Tips We Should All Embrace.

Speaking at American University’s Key Executive Leadership program’s FedTalks Speaker Series recently – presented by the School of Public Affairs as “Women and the Future, revisited” - Gwendolyn Sykes and Zina B. Sutch, Ph.D. shared stories of the winding roads that took them to positions of … Read more about Career Tips We Should All Embrace.

Working 1099

I will bet there are plenty of folks who don't know why I mean by this title. Working 1099? What's that? Have you truly lost it this time Cindy? We've heard of working 9 to 5, heck they even wrote a song about that. For those of you who don't already know, when you get a job at a business and … Read more about Working 1099

A Good Way to Get Your Website Noticed

  How do you get your website noticed? How do prospective customers know that you have great business savvy? You Blog.. I think so many people get confused about exactly what a blog is, so I will just say this. It's a story. It can be fictional, it can be factual, it can be happy or sad, … Read more about A Good Way to Get Your Website Noticed