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Fear and Figures

photo credit: Pink Sherbet Photography There are lots of great sources of information and help out there on marketing and branding and building websites and blogging. But, not too many are digging into the nitty gritty of … (ominous pause) …The Numbers. Why? Because there’s a dark aura of fear and anxiety surrounding accounting and […]

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What do Zombies and Cash Flow Have in Common?

photo credit: underbiteman Nothing, really, but I wrote this post and it was dull, dull, dull; correct and all that, but excruciatingly dull. So I decided to spice it up with … Zombies! You were thinking I was going to say sex? I’m not that interesting. Editing Note: Zombie parts are grafted onto the original […]

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Do You Feel Rich?

photo credit: alancleaver_2000 It’s pretty exciting stuff being in business. You’ve put your work out there and – Yay! –other people like it. They like it enough to buy it. You feel validated, you feel wonderful, talented, even. But, do you feel rich? Too often, the work is exciting and you’re busy with sales and […]

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The Two Essential Skills You Need to Start Your Business

photo credit: Legozilla I’ve worked with many people over the years who started out unsure of themselves in their new business. “But, I don’t know anything about accounting,” they would practically wail in my office. My answer was usually something that boiled down to “So what?” That’s right, knowing about accounting (or how to fix […]