Happy Labor Day 2021!

Ten Facts About Labor Day 1. The idea first became public in 1882. In September 1882, the unions of New York City decided to have a parade to celebrate their members being in unions, and to show support for all unions. At least 20,000 people were there, and the workers had to give up a […]

Easter Thought 2019

Evan Esar (1899–1995) was an American humorist who wrote Esar’s Comic Dictionary in 1943, Humorous English in 1961, and 20,000 Quips and Quotes in 1968. “Easter is the only time when it’s perfectly safe to put all your eggs in one basket.” We hope you have a blessed Easter celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ with your loved ones.   While we love Esar’s quote and […]

Artificial Intelligence: The Holy Grail of Digital Marketing

Entrepreneur published an interesting read on Artificial Intelligence last week.  AI, short for Artificial Intelligence, “is the ability of a computer or computer-enabled robotic systems to process massive amounts of in-depth data and produce outcomes similar to the thought processes of humans in learning, analyzing, decision making, and problem-solving.”   We are seeing more and more applications of […]

How to Use Hashtags to Grow Your Business

Last year, Forbes  published a great article that details “How to Use Hashtags to Effectively Grow Your Business.” The article provides general rules of hashtags as well as specific suggestions for each social media platform. Here are author Annemaria Duran’s rules to follow: General Rules To Follow When using hashtags, there are several rules to keep […]

The “Winning Formula” for Content Creation

Do you struggle each month to identify content to share with your customers and clients? If you answered yes, you are in the majority. “How do small businesses stand out and get others to take notice of them? The simple answer to this complicated question is content.” Click here to read the article from Entrepreneur […]

Facebook is Making BIG Changes (again)!

You may have heard the news, but Facebook has recently changed its algorithm which is having a BIG effect on businesses. It is more important now than ever that your content is relevant and engaging. The more comments, the more likely Facebook will share your posts. But don’t ask for them! Facebook penalizes those that […]

What to Post?

By now you know the importance of having a LinkedIn presence for your company, but still might be struggling with what to post. Click here to see what four different companies are posting and find tips to engage as well as grow your audience.

Handwritten Notes

Do you send handwritten notes to your clients, customers or employees?  “The business world is full of instant and electronic communication,” but it is hard to beat the power of a handwritten message .  Take a look at the article from Carla Turchetti to read how business owners utilize the power of the handwritten message.

NLT on Texas Business Radio!

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Matt Register and Jay Curry of Texas Business Radio for a Marketing Best Practices show! It airs this Saturday at 8am on KPRC AM950 and is also available on the iHeart App for your computer, tablet or phone.  So, if you’re out running around […]

What Happens When You Help Others?

What Happens When You Help Others? “You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.” — {Zig Ziglar}