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Our Olympic Success – what can it mean to your business… August 26, 2008

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I’ve been away on leave for the last few weeks, hence no recent Blogs. Whilst relaxing, I’ve been taking in the Olympic Games – what an amazing experience for so many different reasons.

Who would have thought that China would put on such a super games – the challenge to London to better it is massive.

The GB Team have exceeded probably their own expectations – a massive well done to everyone within that team – they have done us all proud.

Whilst watching the games and being in London when the ‘Host City’ was handed over, I started to think about what as business owners we can learn from this and I remembered a Podcast that I posted back in May – it’s probably worth listening to again if you haven’t already.

Here it is….

Business Growth Mastery Podcast

Please let me have your comments.

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SME Entrepreneurs – all effort, little impact? August 7, 2008

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Having read Luke Johnson FT review of “The Illusions of Entrepreneurship” by Scott A Shane, I was left wondering why we all bother…

The premise of the book is that

the entrepreneurs who matter economically are the select few who start innovative, super-successful firms. These tend to be the larger, well-capitalised projects planned by professional teams, not sole operators. All the other small new businesses created every year are pretty irrelevant in terms of job creation and value added. So, if you are not working on the new Microsoft or Google, then give up – you are not going to amount to much!

I find this mentality amazingly frustrating. It simply ignores the fact that micro-enterprises account for over 95% of all businesses and employ over 50% of the working population.

Yes, I’m sure that we would all like to create the next google, or at least generate the type of wealth that google has created for its founders, but being realistic, by applying a simple blueprint for business success,

we can create significant wealth, massive employment opportunities and add value to the economy.Yes, being an SME entrepreneur is hard but I believe that the impact that we have is massive and long may it continue.

Get 000’s of new visitors to your website July 16, 2008

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I’m always looking for ways to increase traffic to my website so that I can grow my business – after all, if nobody see what we have to offer, nobody knows just how good we are!

It is the same for every business -you need to build awareness that you actually exist before you ever have the chance to sell your goods and services.

If you haven’t got enough visitors, then take a look at this

  http://www.t2000ultra.com/?rid=53532

It is a simple proposition and utilises the very best viral marketing techniques.

At first, I thought it was a bit of a gimmick, but I gave it a try and now my visitors and more importantly, my subscribers and sales have gone through the roof. Yours can to.

If you want grow your business, take a look at site now;

 http://www.t2000ultra.com/?rid=53532

Tony