strategies for business growth interview

6 Powerful Strategies for Business Growth [Bonus Tips for Startups]

In 2008, Tyler Jorgenson was not in any position to give out strategies for business growth, as he is now. In fact, he was quite literally in the opposite situation. As the world was dragged down by a crash in the real estate and financial sectors, Tyler owned a real estate company and a mortgage...

Mr. Cory’s Cookies – Son and Mom’s Business Spreading Love One Cookie at a Time

We are proud to announce the return of the 13th Annual Smart Hustle Small Business Conference. This year, we will be hosting amazing speakers including the owners of Mr. Cory’s Cookies, Mr. Cory and Cookie Mom! Mr. Cory's Cookies is a NJ based company founded by 6 year old Cory Nieves, aka Mr. Cory. He...

How to Get Press for Your Brand – Becca Brown at the Smart Hustle Conference in NYC

The 13th Annual Smart Hustle Small Business Conference with Seth Godin takes place on Nov 8, 2018 - https://smarthustle.com/conference.  We wanted to give you a taste of what to expect and MORE at this year’s conference by giving you a little summary of one of last year’s amazing presentations. In 2017, Becca Brown, a previous...

Depression, Branding and more. CapitalOne’s Justin McCullough interviews Entrepreneur Ramon Ray

Justin McCullough, Vice President of eCommerce at CapitalOne interviews entrepreneur and bestselling author Ramon Ray on his journey from depression, branding, getting repeat customers and more. Their discussion touches on: How to overcome entrepreneurial depression. Overcoming big mistakes in business and getting back on track. The power of mentorship and fighting self doubt. Ramon's 3...

brand archetypes

The 12 Brand Archetypes: Which One Are You?

We all want a loyal following. We’re constantly looking for that magical marketing plan that will connect us to our audience and make our product an irreplaceable part of their life. What we don’t often realize is that connections are relationships. If you aren’t clear about who you are, no one is going to...

Are You The Ice Cream Man or Are You a 7-Eleven

Are You The Ice Cream Man or Are You a 7-Eleven

Much to the surprise of nobody who’s ever heard me try and pronounce the word “drawer,” I grew up on Long Island. It was a nice place to be a kid and while I confess that I don’t have a very clear recollection of the details, I have good reason to believe that I...

5 Tips Every Small Business Owner Should Know

5 Tips Every Small Business Owner Should Know About Success

Now that there are companies dedicated to helping entrepreneurs create e-commerce stores, running an online business has never been so simple. Despite this fact, there are still countless obstacles to overcome to run a successful online business. No matter how stunning your website is and how amazing your products are, it isn’t always easy...

4 Things You’re Doing That Drive Customers Away

4 Things You’re Doing That Drive Customers Away

As an e-commerce branding consultant, small business owners are constantly asking me what they can do to attract new customers. While it’s always great to find and implement new ways to draw in new shoppers and drive sales, most store owners don’t think about what they’re currently doing that may be driving existing customers...

How to Develop a Brand People Will Love to Talk About

How to Develop a Brand People Will Love to Talk About

Businesses that fail are the ones that fail to spark an emotional connection with consumers. You can have the best product or service on the market but still fizzle out if you can’t elicit an impassioned response. What causes this fizzle is many different things, but mainly when businesses can't develop a brand with...