Monthly Archives: October 2013

Tax Tips for Small Business Owners

As I’ve just recently started my own business, I’ve spent more time researching taxes than I ever cared to spend.  And if you lean right (creatively speaking, mind you) like me – then you know how dull and confusing it … Continue reading

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Multitasking Advice: Don’t

Everybody seems to boast these days about the ability to multitask. I’ve seen it on countless resumes and have interviewed candidates who considered it a selling point. But the fact is that multitasking causes mistakes. It takes your focus away … Continue reading

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Mean Girls Don’t Make Successful Business Women

Just this morning on The Today Show, there was a segment on “Mean Girls,” spurred by a young teen’s recent suicide. It seems that “mean” has become the new “cool.” Last year, when my daughter was in first grade, the … Continue reading

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Social Media for Small Business: The Rules of Business vs. Personal Profiles

Social has created incredible opportunities for small business. It’s opened doors, and given people all over the world a voice. But it’s also causing a huge problem.  Business colleagues are becoming “friends,” and “friends” are turning into sales people, pitching … Continue reading

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Even the Pope Needs to Proofread

        I’ve written several blogs about the importance of proofreading. Maybe you’ve missed them. I don’t blame you… there are so many blogs out there. But if the news segment on the papal medal mishap didn’t convince you that … Continue reading

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Networking 101 for Small Business

We’ve all heard the phrase, “It’s not what you know, but whom you know.” Granted, it helps if you do have the “what” covered. But, if you have talent, drive, and expertise, the best way to grow your business, expand … Continue reading

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Welcome!

While I’ve been blogging for several years on writing, parenting and life over at I Digress…, this blog will focus on small business. Communications, Marketing, Copywriting, Project Management, Social Media…  all things important to starting and running a small business. … Continue reading

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