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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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