With a late Thanksgiving, it’s hard to believe that we’re already two days into December – and just three weeks away from the start of holidays. So if you were planning on ordering and sending out personalized holiday cards, time is growing short.  And believe it or not, that’s actually a good thing. I don’t…

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Many lawyers view lack of resources as an obstacle to starting or growing a law practice.  And they’d be right to some extent. After all, it’s far easier and less stressful to start a law practice with a deep pocket full of money to fund prime office space, administrative help and professional marketers and coaches…

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Most lawyers would never admit that they pretty much charge the same price for everything.  For example, one lawyer might argue that his rates are only $250/hr – a real bargain as compared to so-and-so down the street who bills out at $500.  Yet I’d be willing to bet that even with the one lawyer…

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In honor of Veteran’s Day, today’s Make Money Mondays salutes a unique niche practice area: veterans’ owned businesses.  According to the recent surveys, there are 2.52 million veteran majority-owned businesses in the United States that collectively generated $1.14 trillion in revenues last year. Most vet businesses are small with 54 percent having 1-4 employees, and…

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Editor’s Note – Summer always has me reminiscing about vacations past – and one of my favorites was our family’s ten-day trip to London in the summer of 2008, where I returned with tons of marketing Lessons from London . But here’s the one that stands out most, and that’s worth thinking about whether you’ve…

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Post Update 7/8/19 noon: Apparently I spoke to soon in recommending a purchase of Marketing to the Affluent prior to reading it. I’ve been receiving some negative feedback from those who bought the book both about Kennedy’s political views as well as the organization of the material in the book and its value. I’ll read…

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A recent study  from Pew Internet  found that 37 percent of U.S. adults mostly use a smartphone to access the Internet. That share has nearly doubled since 2013, when only 19 percent of Americans identified their phone as their primary advice for going online.  So why has the number of phone-internet connection increased? Forty-five percent…

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Retail industries have long recognized that great customer service goes a long way towards retaining clients, encouraging favorable reviews and increasing overall revenues.   In fact, there’s a great article from Small Business Trends  that offers ten examples of customer service from brands that went the extra mile.  Now, not all of these ideas from…

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