What is Malware?

Malware is malicious software that is not categorized as a virus.  Most antivirus software will not detect malware and cannot remove it as a result.  This could result in pop ups asking you to call a number all the way to data theft. Though the antivirus software are...
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Yes, I failed.

I had a grand idea, refined it and put a plan into action. I even had a pretty good team in place… Still failed. I think my first mistake was thinking, “If I build it they will come.” That may have worked in The Field of Dreams, but my experience was more similar to...
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6 Books That Will Change Your life

Reading is so important, and you should never quit learning new information. I always want to continually grow as a person and I know there are always new habits I can take-away from these types of books. Basically anything I can learn something from, I love. It’s not...
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What Should I Use to Back Up My Computer?

One of the most frequently asked questions I receive from clients regards backing up their computers.  There is no question that computers need to be backed up. The computer has become a repository for all personal and business information that one can have in their...
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Interview: Susan Calfee

I have had the great privilege to interview a lot of women over the course of the last few months! Among them is Susan Calfee, a longtime client and author of a children's book on St. Augustine. Here is what she had to say: Susan's website is: StAugustineAToZ.com Have...

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It Costs Money to Raise Money.

Too often I am contacted by people who mistakenly believe that a “great idea” means people will want to give them money to start their business. Reality check: if you have no money to assist with your fund raising or crowdfunding campaign then it’s probably best that...

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Business Planner, Not a Plan Writer or Planner?

Many make the mistake of viewing a business plan as nothing more than a creative writing exercise that can be completed in a few days; a one-time document or something to be done cheaply and quickly to attach to a loan application or given to potential investors. Nine...

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Crowdfunding – A Real Resource

What’s the one thing most young enterprises need to move forward, to grow, to take their plans to the next level? Money. An infusion of capital can be the difference between success and failure for nearly any business. Currently, on the sidelines, there are thousands...

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Online Party Games We Love!

If direct sales is your game, you already know that sales parties are a vital tool to help you grow your network. With online parties growing in popularity, you may want to have a few online party games planned to keep your event interesting for attendees. Online...

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UGLY WEBSITE GIVEAWAY WINNERS!

FINALLY! They are here, our Winners! The Honorable Mentions: Jane Davis Payamps - www.northfloridathermography.com Marian Beaman - www.plainandfancygirl.com Mary Ann Miller - www.travelswithabluevase.com All of our Honorable Mentions won a $250 Gift Certificate for A...

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3 things NOT to do at a Home Party

One of the most important activities in the traditional business-building process of a direct selling company is the home presentation. Some companies refer to home presentations as home parties, where the host opens the door to his or her home in order to have a...

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