All posts by Matthew Toren

  • Perfecting Your Pitch – 7 Questions in 60 Seconds

    “What do you do?”  It’s a simple enough question, and for many, the answer is simple and easy.  If you work at a job, for example, it’s easy enough to say, “I’m an HR manager for Sears,”...

    • Posted July 6, 2010
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  • How to Generate More Referral Business

    Getting new business is a constant struggle for many small companies. A lot of companies market aggressively and spend a lot of money to increase brand awareness and reel new customers in. Marketing is certainly important, but...

    • Posted June 30, 2010
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  • 5 Tips for Fueling the Entrepreneurial Flame

    Whether it was yesterday or fifteen years ago, at some point, you’ve felt – perhaps many times – that spark of inspiration and the rush that goes with it: The feeling in your gut that you’re onto...

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • Do You Have a Business Plan? What About a Life Plan?

    We talk a lot about business plans.  What should they include?  Should they be 50 pages or just 1 page?  Should you pay someone to create it, use a template, or do it yourself?  One thing you...

    • Posted June 11, 2010
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  • How to be Successful at All You Do – 7 Crucial Personality Traits

    Judging from the number of self-help and business books sold every year, millions of people want to know what it takes to be successful in business and in life.  Of course we do.  Especially if you define...

    • Posted June 8, 2010
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  • Quit Wasting Time on SEO

    Now hold on… Before you think I’ve lost my mind, notice the title doesn’t say “Don’t do SEO” or “SEO Doesn’t Matter.”  In fact, spending quality time on SEO is anything but a waste of time.  It’s...

    • Posted June 2, 2010
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  • The Internet Has Changed Everything – Or Has It?

    Everywhere you look these days it seems you find blog posts, news articles, tweets, updates, comments, etc., etc. about how business is so different now; about “new media”; and about the “new economy”.  There is also an...

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • Affiliate Network Review: EWA Private Network

    Every now and then, a product, service or program comes along that really needs to be reviewed and promoted – not because it’s a paid review or affiliated site, but because it’s just outstanding.  Even though this...

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • How to Make Your Facebook Page Work!

    Getting visitors to your Facebook page isn’t that hard.  Using basic Social Media techniques, connecting with people – on Facebook as well as Twitter and anywhere else you can – will get people visiting your page.  Once...

    • Posted May 21, 2010
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  • 5 Tips to Finally Get Your Blog Making Money

    It seems everyone has a blog these days, and that is in no way a bad thing.  After all, you need one.  Whether it’s connected to your product or service business or your blog itself is your...

    • Posted May 18, 2010
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