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What’s The Goal Of Your Blog Post?

Do you have a blog?   Is it accomplishing your goals? Before you sit down and write the first word of your next blog post, stop and think about what you want to accomplish with your post. What’s your goal? How is this blog post going to help you accomplish something to help you move […]

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5 Reasons You Need A Quality Website

Successful websites are for the readers, not their owners. ~ Thomas Umstattd, Jr. I enjoy getting out to greet customers and talk with them about how UpStream Marketing can help them.  Recently I was talking to a business owner who hadn’t updated his website in a while.  He said his customers were all on Facebook so […]

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Is There a Hole In Your Business?

On occasion, when I am up and about early to meet a client I will stop and grab a donut.  Just something about a warm donut, freshly made that makes me smile. Did you ever wonder why there is a hole in the donut?  Were they always that way or why they started making them that […]

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9 Reasons to Attend Live Events

Too much work, can’t take the time away from the business, I’m an introvert, costs too much, I’m not good with people, etc.   Those are all excuses I hear every day from people when I mention attending a live event. I get it, I really do!  It is hard to scrape up the money sometimes […]

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Are You Good At Catching Curve Balls?

Are you good at catching curve balls?  I’m a big Houston Astros fan and just like in baseball, sometimes in business, someone throws you a curve ball. Things will be going just wonderful and out of nowhere, this curve ball comes flying at your business.  The question is, do you catch the ball or does […]

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Don’t Ignore Local Client Opportunities

Local clients matter!   Some people do business with clients around the world.   While it is great to have a global business, don’t forget the guy next door. As I work with clients on their marketing efforts, I notice that often they are so intent on getting business from afar, they forget the many […]

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Don’t Be A Digital Pack Rat

Today, May 17 is Pack Rat Day!  You know the person, they collect everything.  They have more stuff than they can ever use and can’t find what they need when they need it. Webster defines “pack rat” as a person who collects or keeps things that are not needed. Did you know there are digital pack rats?  People […]

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What Are You Afraid Of? Overcome Business Fears

Every successful person has had to deal with fear. Business owners are no different.  We have to learn to overcome business fears if we are going to be successful. From Fear to Freedom The biggest difference between someone that is wildly successful and someone who is not is the courage to take significant action over and […]

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Exciting Tech News

There have been lots of exciting things happening in the world of technology lately!   There are a few tech news items that are important for business owners to stay on top of so I thought I would touch on them here. Tech News  Are ebooks on their way out?   Reports show sales plunged […]

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Do You Have SMART Goals?

Recently I have talked to a few people who are upset with the progress of their business.   After talking with them about their goals and progress towards goals, I realized that part of the problem is they don’t have SMART goals.    Their goals are more like dreams. We can all dream but if […]

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