This has been an exciting week for us here and it's only Wednesday! Yesterday we signed the incorporation papers so we are now officially SuccessCREEations, Inc. We are working on an official logo to replace the lighthouse badges that I've been using on the site in places like the Business … Read more about Things are Happening at SuccessCREEations
The past few weeks have been crazy for us here in the Cree household. Lots of great things going on. One in particular I wanted to highlight for you is that Gorgeous was recognized last week for her outstanding achievement as an Entrepreneur. The local Savannah organization, A Working Woman in … Read more about Gorgeous Wins an Award
How much time do you invest in developing your skills to become more successful in your business? … Read more about Self Improvement Question: Skill Development
I spent a good part of the day today inspecting cars that were being loaded into shipping containers for export. The industry term for loading a container is "stuffing". Taking cargo out is "stripping". So they were stuffing cars in containers for export. And I was there. Doing my … Read more about Charging Outrageous Prices Because We Can
One of the facets of blogging that doesn't get as much attention as it deserves is the networking aspect. Networking is a huge part of promoting your blog. Successful bloggers read other blogs they are interested in, especially those in their same niche, and actively comment adding value to those … Read more about Networking to Promote Your Blog
Does Your Fancy Web Site Suck? Odds are it does. Tim Wall posted a great article over at Church Marketing Sucks yesterday. Why Your Fancy Web Site Sucks is aimed at churches, but replace the word "church" with "business" and he could be talking to you. Your web site really sucks when you … Read more about Does Your Fancy Web Site Suck?
We've all experienced a challenging customer. You know the kind - no matter what you do you just can't seem to please them. What do you do with those difficult folks? How do you handle it? Well if you are Sprint-Nextel you cut those chronically dissatisfied people loose. Check out this … Read more about Would You Fire Your Problem Customers? Sprint Just Did!
SEO There are some folks out there who really know to make web sites what we call search engine friendly. These experts in Search Engine Optimization (what the web world calls SEO) can analyze a web site, make some basic changes in the structure and wording, and see that site get much more … Read more about SEO Charlatans
As we work through the current series on Promoting Your Blog with Social Networking Sites, it is important that we pause for a moment and remember that ultimately business is about people and not about stats. Business blogging is no different. Show Me The Money I've had discussions in the … Read more about Business is About People not Stats
Here's a question for you. Which brings more value to your business, Quantity or Quality? I know personally I have different preferences for different areas in my life. For example, when it comes to my gadgets I want them to work, plain and simple. I want quality and I'll do with fewer … Read more about Quantity vs Quality – Which is Better
Business is about people. Business Blogging is also about people. Some of you reading this are thinking, "No it isn't. Business is about money (then a few might even add) you idiot!" If you are one of the folks thinking that, I say you are wrong. Here's why. If you get the people, the money … Read more about Make People Like You More with 1 Simple 4 Step Formula Guaranteed to See Success
I was poking around a shopping web site this morning for a project I'm working on. What I was looking for was a few quick links for some store items to include in a post. Unfortunately after I searched for each item, the URL in the address bar ended in a nondescript "search.html". The site was … Read more about Linkable Web Sites Are Good For Business