(Hubspot originally shared this slide deck on slideshare.net)

Hubspot is an all in one marketing solution for your business. Honestly, it is a bit too rich for my blood, but they have always produced great content for free that is available.


In this slideshare.net presentation Hubspot focuses on #tweetsmarter, a better way to approach twitter. A more analytical way. The slide deck shares with you the importance and approach to A/B testing and how to tweak your findings to improve your reach on Twitter.

Do you use an all in one marketing software solution? I would love to hear about it. Tell us how you use it in our new Facebook group.

Use Call Recorder For Skype To Record Calls


Call Recorder For Skype

I wanted to let you know of a great tool I have been using to record Skype calls. We have been using it here when we are interviewing people for our podcast.

I know what you are thinking? Why do I need this for social media? It is great to record conversations with your fans, get their insights and then use the audio or video in a post on Twitter, Facebook, or even Clammr.


Highlights from The World Expo of Beer

This week we headed to The World Expo of Beer in Frankenmuth, MI. The highlights included tasting all of Uncle John’s Hard Ciders. Eric P. Elliott, the President of Sales for UJHC, shared how the cider mill has been producing hard ciders for generations. In fact, the orchard workers used to get paid in hard cider. Recently, they expanded their operation and


Work Smarter: 500+ Online Resources Today’s Top Entrepreneurs Use To Increase Productivity and Achieve Their Goals: Updated and Expanded for 2015

Author and Chief Side-Hustler Nick Loper has compiled over 500 tools from over 800 of today’s top entrepreneurs. Learn the secret tools these entrepreneurs use daily to run their business, and get ahead.

Work Smarter is a complete resource to find the latest tools you need to save time, get more done, and become more productive.

Where Whole Foods Market Stumbles

Earlier this week Whole Foods Market (WFM on NASDAQ) announced its’ earnings. While the organic retail giant did not meet Wall Streets’ expectations it still outperforms national retail groceries year over year growth.

whole foodsWhole Foods Market reported sales of $3.6 billion, but fell short of their projected $3.7 billion.  The earnings report was followed by a drop in share price today from 47.55 to just over 41 at the time of this article.
John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, stated “Our Whole Foods Market brand has helped lead the shift in consciousness toward fresh, healthy foods by offering the highest quality, broadest selection, and best customer service, and we believe we can triple the number of Whole Foods Market stores in the United States.

The Bite: How To Handle Disappointed Customers in 3 Easy Steps

A few weeks ago I was “the disappointed customer” at a local cafe. I share with you the three easy steps the cafe manager did to ensure I left there happy.
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