Choosing the Right Web Design & Development Company

Choosing the Right Web Design & Development Company

There are a lot of factors that go into choosing the right website design and development company. At least, there should be! With a little tech savvy, anyone can just throw together a website for you. That includes that guy down the street. It sounds tempting because his price sounds better than the professional web development company who does this full time. However, there are […]

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You’re Being Lied To: “We Can Put You On The First Page of Google!”

You’re Being Lied To: “We Can Put You On The First Page of Google!”

Your First Hint You’re Being Played Do you ever get those spammy calls and e-mails from companies claiming they can put your website on the first page of Google Search organically? Or I’ve heard them take it a step further and claim, “We can make you #1 on Google!”. The reason this rubs me the wrong way is because they are misleading people. Sure, they’re […]

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How to Respond to Positive and Negative Reviews

How to Respond to Positive and Negative Reviews

Social Media, as you know, is very time consuming if you are doing it correctly. Not just posting valuable content, but also responding to your followers’ comments, messages, and reviews. This alone is a full time position. In today’s digital age, a business’s reputation is controlled by consumers using online review platforms such as Facebook, Yelp, and Google to publicly announce the quality of a […]

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Digital Marketing – If You Were Really That Good At It

Digital Marketing – If You Were Really That Good At It

We have a saying over here at BPetersonDesign. It comes up in almost every client meeting we have. As I sat at my desk trying to figure out what part of our knowledge I want to type up for this blog article to help others succeed, I heard Ben on the phone talking to one of our very successful clients. And then it hit me… […]

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How to Have A Healthy Balance Between Motherhood and Entrepreneurship

How to Have A Healthy Balance Between Motherhood and Entrepreneurship

Sharing a title of Entrepreneur and Mother is difficult to say the very least, and there definitely isn’t a secret ingredient to make it work. I was reading an article stating that according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 50% of all new businesses survive 5 years or more. So throw being a good mother in that mix. If only half businesses make it […]

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How To Utilize Your Strengths And Your Weaknesses

How To Utilize Your Strengths And Your Weaknesses

I was talking to a client this morning discussing advertising idea’s and how we can make their business better, and during our conversation I brought up a strategy that we have brought up many times before. This strategy is a very simple idea, that is very difficult to implement but is really the only way to success. The strategy is that before you do any […]

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Why it’s OK to Have Enemies

Why it’s OK to Have Enemies

When I used to work at the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) in Montrose, my boss used to have all these quotes and sayings taped on the bottom of his computer screens and some on his wall. There was always one quote that caught my eye, though, and that is probably because I felt it applied to me. On a long strip, cut-out piece of paper […]

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Why Exercising Should Be Your Higher Priority

Why Exercising Should Be Your Higher Priority

I’ve been guilty of putting my business higher priority over everything else. Family, friends, faith, and especially health. It makes sense, though, right? Your business is what is paying your bills. If your business isn’t making enough profit, then how can you put food on the table for your family? How can you make the mortgage? Even if it’s not about money, us Entrepreneurs want to feel […]

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Why You Should Appreciate Your Haters

Why You Should Appreciate Your Haters

Nobody likes haters. They’re irritating, annoying, and you believe them on those days you temporarily lose faith in yourself. The worst part is they insert themselves in your life and they are hard to stay away from; Mostly because you find them to be family or co-workers. I find myself to be an observer of my haters. I observe what kind of vibes they give off. […]

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Look At Every Situation Like An Opportunity

Look At Every Situation Like An Opportunity

When you are trying to grow and support your own business, you start looking at things differently. I didn’t always look at situations and life events as an opportunity, but once I made the decision I wasn’t going to work for anyone else anymore, I started looking at things in a different light. When you aren’t getting that consistent paycheck anymore and your income is no […]

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