Monday, February 28, 2011

Blog Post of Interest: 5 Tips On How to Grow a Business

Dennis Crowley, founder of Foursquare, knows a little something about growing a business.

Read:  Growing Your Business:  5 Tips From the Founder of Foursquare

Quick glimpse on the tips he offers:

1.  “Twitter is your best friend”

2.  “Keep it light”*

3.  “Guerilla customer service”

4.  “Small and scrappy marketing 4eva”

5.  “Show off your team”

*Light as a feather

Monday, February 21, 2011

Register: WPO 2011 Conference in Vancouver, BC

Registration is open for the 2011 WPO Conference, Grow Boldly, Lead Globally, Vancouver, BC on April 27-29 at the Westin Bayshore (pictured).

Keynote Speakers include:

Coping with the Economy in Turbulent Times
Meredith Whitney, CEO, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group, LLC

Lululemon: From One Store to a Global Brand in 10 Years

Chip Wilson, Chairman of the Board, Lululemon

A Global Leader – Her Story

Rebecca MacDonald, Executive Chair, Just Energy Group

And ... Dancing and Drumming with the Rainbow Creek Dancers!

For registration and more information, click hereFor a quick look at the workshops, go here.

See you there!

Monday, February 14, 2011

Article of Interest: Effective E-Mail Marketing

Whether it's Valentine's Day or any special occasion, these e-mail tips will help you target better and sell more product or service offerings throughout the year.

1. Use social media to help your campaign.
Yes, we just said customers are more tolerant of e-mail pitches. But an established social media presence will smooth and enhance the path to direct ...
Read more:
7 E-mail Marketing Tips for Valentine's Day

Monday, February 07, 2011

Article of Interest: For the Geek in Your Life

As business owners, we like to be hip and trendy in how we run our companies and purchase gifts.  With Valentine's Day right around the corner, take a look at some of these simple yet inspiring items that run counter to ordering the same old chocolates and flowers.

One can never be too geeky.  See whether your employee, colleague, significant other or best client might enjoy one of these.

10 Valentine's Day Gifts for the Special Geek in Your Life

Photo credit:  USB Tulip Hub, Mashable