How to Stop Worrying About Business

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Life Lessons, Small Business Marketing

How to Stop Worrying About Business

How to Stop Worrying About Business As business owners, why do we worry so much? Why should we? Watch this video and forget about your worries! Emmanuel  Kelly was born in the middle of a war zone and was found along with his brother in a shoebox. He doesn’t even know his real age. His mom found him in an orphanage and he and his brother were brought to Australia for surgery where she fell in love with them and adopted them. He calls his mom an angel and this story is heartwarming. Every time I see this video I get so emotional and think...

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Entrepreneurs Guide to Coffee Shop Etiquette

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Small Business, Small Business Marketing, Small Business Resources

Entrepreneurs Guide to Coffee Shop Etiquette

Coffee Shop Etiquette – The Entrepreneurs Guide How can you as a small business owner make the most out of using coffee shops as offices? Are there some etiquette rules when meeting someone for business at coffee shops? Years ago I was embarrassed to say that I had a home office until I listened to a webinar with Tony Robbins where he said that most of his team worked virtually and they had saved an enormous amount of money by doing this. So, now I am proud to say that everyone with Kick A works virtually. And when we need to meet...

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How Taking a Break from Marketing Works

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014 in Life Lessons, Marketing, Small Business, Small Business Marketing

How Taking a Break from Marketing Works

Overwhelmed? How Taking a Break from Marketing Works. Sometimes Taking a Marketing Break is Great If you struggle to market your business, what can you skip doing and still have mega accomplishments? Here’s my story. There are crossroads that I’ve had in this business. Things were not quite working for me. I had aligned myself with the wrong business folks and had devalued my services and myself – in turn not getting ideal clients where it’s a natural sale and they see the value that I have to offer. Hey, I was not a victim.  I did this...

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Color Website Palette: What it Means

Posted by on May 20, 2014 in Website Design

Color Website Palette: What it Means

The Importance of your Color Website Palette Who knew your color website palette was so important? Because the color, tone and hues you choose can make or break the effectiveness of your website, it’s critical to put some time and thought into your website color palette. With different colors meaning different things to different cultures, you have to take into consideration a variety of factors before deciding on this crucial element of your online presence. Determining Color Although black is associated with mourning in America, red...

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Small Business Myths

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in Small Business

Small Business Myths

Small business myths: Who knew urban legends could apply to small business? And yet it’s true: myths can have a negative, even fatal, impact on business owners as a deterrent to success, with the harmful ability to reinforce or encourage bad decisions, says the Small Business Administration (SBA). Let’s take a look at some common small business myths that could be a deterrent to entrepreneurs if not explored fully. Myth #1: No need to write up a business plan — I’ve got it all up here! Uh, wrong. First off, we’ve...

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Kick A Marketing in the News

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in In the News

Kick A Marketing in the News

Anytime you post anything on social media, it can come back to haunt you. I was asked by Fox 31 in Denver to comment on this story that had originally been in the Huffington Post. You’ll see my comments on the following...

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Denver Website Design for Local Acupuncturist

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Website Design, WordPress

Denver Website Design for Local Acupuncturist

Denver Website Design for Acupuncturist Loved working with Amanda Selvarajah, a new acupuncturist that really cares about her patients and what is best for them. Her new offices are located downtown – right in the heart of our busy Denver.  Amanda wanted a clean look. So we took her new logo and gave her a sleek WordPress design.  Want to wish this new Acupuncturist the best! Contact Amanda or book an appointment...

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Annoying Overused Words Part 2

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 in Copywriting, Marketing, Small Business Marketing

Annoying Overused Words Part 2

Here’s my part two of my Annoying Overused Buzzwords (see previous article) list. And yes, annoying. What words do you get tired of reading or feel are overused in business writing? Now this is just my opinion – nails on a chalkboard type of dislike. Yuck. 80/20 rule back to the drawing board circle back climb the ladder of success dynamic epic escalate failure isn’t an option game changer going forward in a timely manner it is what it is maximize not up to par on board prioritize proactive reaching out red flag robust...

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Protect WordPress Sites from Attacks

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 in Small Business Resources, WordPress

Protect WordPress Sites from Attacks

Protect WordPress Sites from Attacks I get asked all the time about the vulnerability that WordPress has to being hacked. And I’ve known quite a few people that have lost their websites because of it (and not being backed up). But there are quite a few things you can do to prevent anyone from hacking in and taking over your site. Get a Great Password & Login Using Strong Password Generator and having a longer password is a great start. I even use a very hard admin name. Don’t just use “admin” as your admin name....

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Facebook Engagement Fraud

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Facebook

Facebook Engagement Fraud

Is Your Facebook Engagement real? Check out this interesting video from Veritisium’s YouTube channel where he claims that he brings some interesting research into his Facebook engagement on his Page. He talks about link farms and how his advertising has attracted some of these “farms” to like his pages so that they don’t get into trouble with Facebook and are shut down. What do you...

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