Welcome to BlogNotions' Small Business Blog

The BlogNotions Small Business Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the world of small to medium sized business. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the technologies being used by successful and growing small businesses, discussions of common problems and solutions faced by small businesses, best practices for scaling your business, tips and tricks for successful marketing, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

THE Small Business Expert

By Shep Hyken Common sense must always prevail – especially when it comes to customer service. That said, sometimes companies create strict rules and policies or have a “system” that makes it impossible for an employee to deliver the customer service the company actually wants them to deliver. Recently, I was sitting next to someone […]

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Why Collaboration Beats Competition

Why Collaboration Beats Competition This post is sponsored by Microsoft in honor of National Entrepreneurship Week February 20 to 24, 2017. On this episode, I cohost with Melanie Gass from Microsoft and our guest is Kevin Weiss from M13 about collaboration. The good news is that it’s easier than ever to start a company. The […]

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Why Your Next Business Can Be a Franchise

This post is sponsored by Microsoft in honor of National Entrepreneurship Week February 20 to 24, 2017. On this episode, I cohost with Melanie Gass from Microsoft and our guest is Jania Bailey, CEO of FranNet about how to get started in a franchise. Many entrepreneurs realize the American dream through buying a franchise. In […]

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There is Little Value in Working Tired

By Jeff Davidson Why do so many entrepreneurs feel that they can miss sleep without penalty? Or, if they know there are penalties, why do they nevertheless proceed? When several high achievers were asked this, the response that occurred most frequently went something like this: By working longer or harder now and perhaps getting less […]

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Now Everybody is an Entrepreneur

Now Everybody is an Entrepreneur  This post is sponsored by Microsoft in honor of National Entrepreneurship Week which is February 20 to 24, 2017 . On this episode, I cohost with Melanie Gass from Microsoft and our guest is Steve Strauss, from USAToday. This is the time of year small business owners look to the […]

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#417 Preview of National Entrepreneurship Week Sponsored by Microsoft February 20-25, 2017

Introduction Each year, over six million new businesses launch and millions more grow. This year, Microsoft is sponsoring a very special National Entrepreneurship Week. Feb 20-25. On this episode of Business Insanity Talk Radio, we celebrate that week and talk to some of the entrepreneurs that will be participating. Co-hosting this show is Melanie GASS […]

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