Online Reviews Can Be Crazy

The Craziest Online Reviews Ever

Online reviews. For small business owners, they can be your best friend or your worst nightmare. Some companies have found new and inventive ways to bolster their business, convincing happy customers to write sparkling reviews. Others have been bitten by poor reviews, and a drop in profits. Either way, for small business owners, it’s a jungle out there….continue reading …

The Worst Start-Ups Ever

The Worst Start-Ups Ever

With the digital boom in full swing, new start-ups are popping up every day. Some of them will be the Googles of the future, and others will just leave us wondering “Why?” Let’s take a look back at some of the funniest ideas that led to companies that failed to make a splash…for obvious reasons. Loonie  Okay, be real, not all the people that you are friends with on Facebook are really your friends. Now, if that’s a very big problem for you,…continue reading …

Downtown Chicago

A Twitter Story of Our Chicago Marketing Event

We had an amazing turnout for our Chicago Marketing Success Seminar at City Winery — 219 participants! The panel included: Barry Moltz, radio host, entrepreneur and author Faith Murphy, Director of Channel Management and Small Business Sales at Yahoo Ben Tyson, Senior Partner Trainer of Channel Sales Partnerships at Google Christopher Folmar, Director of CRM & SAAS Products…continue reading …