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Our website builder meets a real need…even now.

I had several conversations this week with different people—some clients, some technical, some not-so-technical and I am more convinced than ever that there is still a real need for the website building system we have developed:  Bold Business Tools.  Yes, sure you can shop around and find some simple solutions when you need your own […]

Delighted to be part of this 30-Day Challenge!

My friend and colleague Tea Silvestre (of www.storybistro.com) invited me to join an illustrious group of experts for a 30-Day Bloom Your Audience Challenge.  She’s got one easy, simple-to-implement tip per day ready to send you along with terrific offers from each of the participants.  So join me and the other experts in deepening your […]

How is our system different?

A client recently asked me to help her understand how our Bold Business Tools system is different than “regular” WordPress. Thought it might help inform you, too! How is Bold Business Tools different than “regular” WordPress? WordPress is an open-source software that was originally developed for blogs (weblogs, online journaling). In the past five years, […]

The Speed of Change

I have just completed a top-to-bottom rewrite of Shine Online, my e-book that is a guide to everything a small business owner or practice provider needs to know about marketing their business on the Internet…and I can’t believe how much updating it needed!  I went back and checked every single link and reference from the […]

Are you leaving a legacy?

My newsletter this month is a little more serious than usual since a little boy named Sam rocked my world.  There have been many moving tributes, articles, blog posts and sermons examining the impact this one child had, my words feel inadequate but I wanted to share Superman Sam with my community. Read the article […]

But I love Orange!

Driving around this morning, I heard a radio report that excerpted the results of a career advice study that if you are going for a job interview, you should still wear black or navy blue…that wearing those colors improves your chances of getting hired.  Red is listed as a power color—one of the last times […]

Nothing like connecting over a cuppa coffee.

I had a cup of coffee this morning (at one of my favorite Baltimore spots, Goldberg’s Bagels, but that is a different blog post!) with someone I’d been on a panel with maybe two years ago. We had seen each other in passing several times, but he initiated this meeting and I was glad to […]