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Can You Find My Business?

As the Internet continues to increase the amount of information available at a phenomenal speed some of the basics for business owners are still getting missed.  Gone are the days of putting your business listing in the phone book and expecting to get phone calls.  In fact I don’t know anyone that still uses the phone book.  They are using the Internet to find everything either from their computer of cell phone.  As with everything else on the Internet there are a plethora of business listing websites.  Most will list your business for free and most require you to sign…

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Phrases That Sell

When you are called upon to write website updates all day long ones creativity is sometimes lacking.  This is where a book that arrived on my desk today comes in handy.  A few weeks ago I was going through a creative dry spell and did what most people do – started searching on google.  I found a this book, Phrases that Sell, by accident.  Only seeing a few pages of the book I was intrigued  Managing the business development center for a auto dealership group I figured this would be a great reference book to have in our office.  …

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Restaurant Review

About a year ago my Debra, my wife, and I decided we were going to create a website to review restaurants in Saginaw, Bay City and Midland.  We did a few reviews but nothing much happened with the site.  As usually happens with this stuff – after a few posts we just stopped posting. We decided that part of our strategy for the new year is to get the site going again.  Previously it was called the Tri-City Review.  But the name of the area we live has been changed to Great Lakes Bay Region.  So we have changed he…