national small business week

Every year the Small Business Administration hosts a week-long event to highlight Small Business, their owners, and programs to support entrepreneurs. This year it is being held from April 29th to May 5th. I’ve heard it said that Small Business is Big Business. And I believe it! Off the top of your head, you’re likely to cite … Read More


24 Apr 2018
referral-marketing-strategies

“Word of mouth is the best form of marketing.” Many of our leads and clients tend to agree that word of mouth marketing is the most powerful form of marketing.  Back in the day, businesses would generate a majority of their business from a lead that was referred to them from their network. As times have … Read More


16 Apr 2018

The hype of the new year has finally worn off and you’re looking back at how fast this year is going. Crazy, I know. It’s that time of the year to reflect and see if your business goals are aligned with what you want to do for the rest of 2018. Here are 2018 top … Read More


16 Mar 2018

There’s a lot of talk going on right now about Google increasing their Meta Titles and Meta Descriptions, but what does that have to do with you? ^ This is exactly how it can feel with online marketing. Trust me, we’ve all been there, but that’s what this article is all about, learning how all … Read More


15 Feb 2018
holiday courier service

The holiday season is upon us, the kids in town just decorated the big pine tree that sits in the middle of the small town I live in, on the outskirts of Los Angeles, just ahead of Thanksgiving. They have holiday spirit! Do you? I was speaking with a client of ours who we manage … Read More


20 Nov 2017

Are you interested in learning more about setting up a website? If so, you don’t want to miss our upcoming workshop on September 28th. We will be discussing two of the most common platforms out there to help you make the best decision for your business. WordPress is one of the most popular content management … Read More


22 Sep 2017

This past week I was honored to be invited to speak at the City of Asuza’s inaugural Small Business Week event. I talked about the importance of using Social Media for a business and some good strategies to follow for doing so successfully. The event was hosted in conjunction with the SBDC, hosted by the University of … Read More


12 May 2017

What follows is a lesson for people looking to hire a freelancer or agency to build out your next big strategy; your next website; or your next app. We were contracted to come on site and deliver a two-day workshop that consisted of website and LMS training (WordPress + LearnDash). It was a good experience … Read More


08 May 2017

The SBDC hosted by University of Laverne invites small business owners to an informal workshop to learn about the SBA loan process, requirements, and so much more. Small Business Loan Workshop Details Wed. Feb. 8, 2017 Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am Small Business Loans Register: http://bit.ly/2kkUMgN or call (909) 448-1567 About this workshop In … Read More


03 Feb 2017

Anyone can have a website today. From your handsome ass Grandpa to your neighbor’s annoying turd of a niece, Becky—they can have an easy to manage a website that looks great and can be deployed in minutes, not hours; not days; not months. So why then do people still charge for building a website when … Read More


03 Feb 2017

The elevator pitch. Do you have one? Do you need one? Elevator pitches annoy me because I feel like they do more to confuse someone so that they ask you more questions as opposed to just answering the initial question: “So, what do you do?” That type of thing annoys me, which is why I … Read More


26 Jan 2017
articles on branding

There are many articles about branding, and it doesn’t take long to find an excellent piece on the web. Many people think of branding as “mystical mumbo jumbo.” While I think branding is part magic, I believe that it’s also practical no nonsense stuff you learn from experience. As I learned yesterday, branding in it’s most basic … Read More


23 Jan 2017