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Marketing – Three Ways To Take Ownership

By Glenn Kass (glenn@catchdriver.com) Small businesses should be well versed in the importance of ownership. However, there are still too many that take a pass at taking control of their destiny. A rising tide of social options has left many … Continue reading

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Story Bumping Jeff Bezos and the Washington Post

Last week, Jeff Bezos paid the equivalent of milk money for the Washington Post. It was news based on journalistic history, the location of the company and brand purchased versus the relative price paid for it. But, it wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Social Media Marketing – Who’s On First

Seminars and conferences are a great refresher. A recent social media marketing event helped me reaffirm simple truths; regardless of the channel, who is doing the tweeting, posting, pinning, adding, liking and why is still important! The third annual At … Continue reading

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A Social Media Spaghetti Western

Small business is on a never-ending search to capture the power of social media. Even when SMB owners do arrest a channel, they tire of the work to maintain it. Think of social as a legendary spaghetti western. Entrepreneurs hope … Continue reading

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Sequester Is Signal To Let Main Street Lead

Sequester – the latest scene in our federally sponsored passion play over budget issues that is becoming the norm. Maybe it’s finally time to look inward and empower Main Street to lead our sustainable recovery. Obviously, the country’s issues didn’t … Continue reading

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Marketing-Be A Feature, Not Just Another Special

Lately, during conversations with friends in the food business, we’ve discussed their dislike of the word special. The word carries negative connotations for them. They prefer the word feature. I have to agree with them when you consider the abuse … Continue reading

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Small Business Marketing-Try, Try To Begin

A small, green thought leader from far, far away famously declared there were only two paths – do or do not. Well, upon further review, the master’s seminal message may need an amendment. Recently, efforts for a client to promote … Continue reading

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