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Dec
31

Five Reasons Why 2009 Sucked

written by yankeerudy

It’s time to reflect on the past year as the clock ticks down to 2010. What I’m finding, though, is that 2009 was a suck year for entrepreneurs. Here are five reasons why:

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Oct
19

Stupidest Job Posting Tactics Ever

written by yankeerudy

I’m looking through the classifieds on some well-known career placement sites, and I’m seeing some of the same stupid things over and over again. Eventually, the outrages piled up until I felt compelled to point out their idiocies. Hiring managers, don’t let these happen to you!

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Oct
1

Key to Selling Your Ideas

written by yankeerudy

Whether you’re pitching a new business idea to prospective partners, or trying to drum up support for a web development project, you need to be aware of this critical obstacle to success and how to overcome it.

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Aug
17

You Get What You Pay For

written by yankeerudy

At a recent seminar in Dallas, I was asked by an attendee about the SEO services my company provided. Specifically, he wanted to know whether we offered a free SEO review. His question got me thinking about the whole idea of “free offers” and what they mean to businesses and consumers.

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Aug
10

Is The Customer Always Right?

written by yankeerudy

It’s an adage as old as business itself, “The customer is always right.” Whatever the customer wants, they should get it. But what about the business world these days, with the Internet and Web 2.0 and social media and such — does the adage still apply?

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