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Celebrating America's SBDC Day!

Across the U.S., there are nearly 1,000 America’s SBDC locations proudly serving the small business community – helping people to start, grow and transition their businesses and helping those businesses to compete successfully in the complex of local, regional and global marketplaces. 461 more words

Join me on beautiful Vashon Island this spring!

I’ll be teaching my block printing workshop at Camp Thundercraft this spring!

What’s Camp Thundercraft, you ask? In short, it’s a retreat for small creative business owners.  209 more words


Economic Development Isn't About Throwing Money At A Problem

Economic Development can take all forms – and in the case of small-business owners, having a supportive network that is inclusive and thoughtful is one of the key forms in what’s happening. 439 more words


Are you clear on your business?

When I meet with new clients, they often point to the struggle they see in their business. Often, it’s a lack of business coming in the door, so they assume it must have something to do with their sales and marketing. 427 more words

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Appreciation is the easiest way to win more business

Whether you want to sell more to the clients you already have or create new ones, the quickest way to building a relationship is showing appreciation. 1,140 more words

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Prepare your business for holiday shoppers with these tips

Dear M&M: I’m starting to prepare for the holiday shopping season and want to know, what are some ways to stand out in the competition of the large online shopping giants? 442 more words

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Mission Statements: Why do you exist? Why does your business exist?

If you’ve ever worked for or bought something from a business, you’ve probably realized they all have one thing in common: a mission statement. Mission statements are critical to the success of a business. 310 more words

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