Valentine’s Day Experience Catalyst for Husband/Wife Team to Launch Business

Valentine’s Day romance doesn’t always go as planned — I should know. One fateful Feb. 14 a decade ago brought a personal and professional transformation to my husband and me, changing our lives forever. It is Valentine’s Day, 2003. I’m ready to embrace the night with my husband Lenny — I have been mapping out how we will spend this special evening. Our kids are staying with my brother, so Lenny and I have the night alone. And then we receive the fateful phone call. ...more

The Small Business Tech Tool Box is Growing

New technology tools are helping business owners grow their enterprises online without extensive technical staff.  Small business owners and entrepreneurs running mid-sized businesses are the focus of one technology giant today offering an expanded tech tool package. One of the nation’s best known companies is expanding a popular tech support service for small business. AT&T is extending the AT&T Tech Support 360(SM) first introduced last year to include more small and mid-sized firms. ...more

Can Twitter Give You an Edge in this Economy?

Twitter, Facebook.....these social media tools are becoming more of a business basic for promoting and marketing a small business.  I am doing more than talking about new media tools to promote and market small business.  I'm using several of these free communication tools to stay connected during the business day. ...more

Do you have the entrepreneurial bug but don’t know where to start?

My advice is to follow your passions. What are the things in your life that make you wake up in the morning and smile? If you’re not sure what they are, or if you’re having trouble fitting the passion with the business, take some time for introspection. Get away from it all! Spend some time alone so you can think deeply about it. ...more