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Forum: Small Business Finance 8th December 2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,943
Posted By BeInnovative
My opinion - not hiring a lawyer is a big...

My opinion - not hiring a lawyer is a big mistake. Even going in for a 1 hour consultation would be worth the money. I'm guessing if they are refusing to continue to service your loan, that negates...
Forum: Small Business Finance 20th November 2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,485
Posted By BeInnovative
I've been using a book keeper/accountant...

I've been using a book keeper/accountant (truthfully I'm not sure if she's actually an accountant or not) for about 6 months, and I'm not thrilled with it.

I actually find the process...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 4th June 2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 998
Posted By BeInnovative
Book/resource Recommendation About Managing Growth?

My business (personal training) has grown incredibly over the past year and a bit and I will be moving to a bigger space in the next few months, hiring more staff, and growing even more. I understand...
Forum: Success Stories and Profiles 14th February 2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,277
Posted By BeInnovative
I did a bunch of stuff myself, bartered some...

I did a bunch of stuff myself, bartered some stuff, and hired some stuff. My business is personal training (CustomStrength (http://www.customstrength.com/index2.html)), so bartering is a good option...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 5th January 2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,155
Posted By BeInnovative
New Window For Links?

Wondering what others do with links in their blog posts. Do you have them open in a new window, or the same window?

So far I've been doing:

- new window for external links (I want them to go...
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 19th November 2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,097
Posted By BeInnovative
I thought I'd come back with an update. The...

I thought I'd come back with an update. The point above about the title is pretty much the only one of the tips in this thread (thanks for all of them though!) that I wasn't doing before. So the...
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 23rd September 2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,097
Posted By BeInnovative
Video SEO?

Are there special tips to help improve search engine results for videos? I am growing my personal training business, and am seeing my website search results improve, but the results for the youtube...
Forum: Copywriting 14th September 2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 70,697
Posted By BeInnovative
Thanks for the great article. I have a q for you...

Thanks for the great article. I have a q for you though. Do you think the rules are the same for a webpage where you're trying to sell a product? And if so, what about the PS?

Thanks again for the...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 23rd December 2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,157
Posted By BeInnovative
Thanks! I will delete them all. It is set up to...

Thanks! I will delete them all. It is set up to go to a separate page - or really same page but the comments aren't visible unless you click on comments. But the fact is I'm providing a quality...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 22nd December 2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,157
Posted By BeInnovative
When To Approve Blog Comments

I write articles about fitness and nutrition on my blog, and what I've found is that the articles about low back pain and about nutrition get a few comments from other businesses, but if you look at...
Forum: Reviews 16th December 2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,702
Posted By BeInnovative
I think you might want to reconsider your target....

I think you might want to reconsider your target. It sounds to me like you are looking for sales people, not business owners. If I'm going to spend the time selling to my local network (chamber of...
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 14th December 2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,055
Posted By BeInnovative
Great stuff. I do like your articles. :) I...

Great stuff. I do like your articles. :)

I have a q for you about Yahoo Answers - how are you getting traffic from that?

I started contributing to Yahoo Answers about a month ago but I feel...
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 11th December 2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,981
Posted By BeInnovative
Great advice. I have three questions that I hope...

Great advice. I have three questions that I hope someone can answer (if it appears already, my apologies!)

- Is it okay to submit the same article to multiple authority sites?
- And can that...
Forum: Local Marketing 9th December 2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 70,758
Posted By BeInnovative
I have tried advertising on Craig's list and also...

I have tried advertising on Craig's list and also have mixed feelings about it. It did not lead to any specific leads for me, but what I liked about it was that an old ad will come up in a google...
Forum: Reviews 25th November 2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,763
Posted By BeInnovative
Site Feedback

The main reason I'm seeking feedback is that I have a feeling that the white type on blue background that I'm using may be a bad idea in terms of readability.

http://www.elsbethvaino.com

I...
Forum: General Online Marketing Information 9th November 2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,246
Posted By BeInnovative
Writing A Column For Either On- Or Off-line Site

One of the options I am interested in pursuing to further market my strength and conditioning consulting business is to get a regular injury rehab and sports performance column in various "papers" -...
Forum: Social Media 20th August 2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 21,724
Posted By BeInnovative
I've starting using twitter for business but so...

I've starting using twitter for business but so far I'm not sold. I see it as a way to be seen, but even then I'm one of what - 10 million people tweeting? So you really need to be directing people...
Forum: Marketplace 30th June 2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,079
Posted By BeInnovative
Wanted: Partner For Educational Game Company

I have created a board game for studying for the SAT called SAT Game For Dummies. It's been on the market since Feb 2008, and is available through our website, amazon.com, drugstore.com, and at...
Forum: Viral Marketing 5th March 2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,516
Posted By BeInnovative
Collecting Email Addresses In A Widget?

We are in the process of creating a mini-game widget as a way to get more awareness about our board game. We are thinking that at the end of the mini-game the player will be given an opportunity to...
Forum: Social Media 5th October 2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,976
Posted By BeInnovative
Thanks for the suggestion. I just checked out...

Thanks for the suggestion. I just checked out odesk and it looks like I'll be able to find what i need there. Great resource suggestion!
Forum: Reviews 2nd October 2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,999
Posted By BeInnovative
thanks for the tip. we'll add a buy link to the...

thanks for the tip. we'll add a buy link to the main page.
Forum: Reviews 18th September 2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,999
Posted By BeInnovative
I Would Love Feedback On My Site

If you have thoughts, I am eager to hear them. Note that because we are licensing the For Dummies brand, we do have some limitations like colour and fonts, but how we use those fonts and colours can...
Forum: Direct Mail 6th September 2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,150
Posted By BeInnovative
The model you've suggested absolutely works for...

The model you've suggested absolutely works for some businesses; and for others its a quick trip to chapter 11.

That is one sound business model - to sell new products to the same customer - but...
Forum: Direct Mail 6th September 2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,150
Posted By BeInnovative
The model you've suggested absolutely works for...

The model you've suggested absolutely works for some businesses; and for others its a quick trip to chapter 11.

That is a sound business model - to sell new products to the same customer - but...
Forum: Direct Mail 6th September 2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,150
Posted By BeInnovative
I just realized there is a good option for us to...

I just realized there is a good option for us to use this. We have built a school fundraising program such that schools or student groups within schools can sell our game to raise money. Direct...
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