Top 100 Small Business Podcasts


I am a huge fan of podcasts. I listen while I walk the dog, drive to the store, work around the house, and even as I'm getting ready for bed. And some of my favorites are business podcasts. I always find new ideas and inspiration listening to Ray Edwards, Kelly McCausey, Michael O'Neal and the … [Read more...]

How Much Do You Pay the Babysitter?


This article from Huffington Post showed up in my Facebook feed yesterday. I don't know why I read it. I don't have kids, so I really don't worry about how to calculate the correct rate for the babysitter. But I'm glad I did read it, because I think it has some important lessons. First, the … [Read more...]

Lets Make a Deal


My brother has a 5th wheel, and they love to keep it set up for the summer at a local campground, so they can get away for the weekend without all the work of packing and moving. Of course, paying for a campsite all summer long when you'll only use it on the weekends is a bit of a waste, so they've … [Read more...]

How to Love Your Business Again


So you quit your soul-sucking day job to work from home. You had dreams of enjoying summers with the kids, long, leisurely vacations, and the wonders of "setting your own schedule." But then, like many of us, you discovered what self-employment and small business ownership really means: Long … [Read more...]

Understanding Google Analytics


  Sometimes I feel like I have a mental block. Certain apps and resources just don't make sense to me. The biggest is probably Google Analytics. I know how powerful it is. I know I should pay more attention. I know other people use it to make better business decisions. But the … [Read more...]