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How to Tell Co-Workers, “I’m Busy,” with Style and Class

I bet this has happened to you: You’re in the middle of having a revelation or writing a sentence worthy of Shakespeare’s praise. Then, your co-worker bugs you about something. You lose your train of thought… and your moment of brilliance is gone. You try to recover, but your mind stutters as it stumbles in […] Read How to Tell Co-Workers, “I’m Busy,” with Style and Class

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Tips to Becoming a Great Networker

There are plenty of businesses that have useful and appealing services or products, but never get their feet of the ground due to poor marketing, branding, or lack of funds. Although it “costs money to make money,” there are plenty of ways to get attention and business without spending a dime. A lot of incoming […] Read Tips to Becoming a Great Networker

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SBDC Launched 11 Websites in 30 Days

Launching eleven websites in thirty days is a proud record of achievement for most web design companies. However, given the fact that we’re a company of only five people, it’s quite an astounding accomplishment! We may be small, but we think and work big! As a company that mainly focuses on helping other small businesses, […] Read SBDC Launched 11 Websites in 30 Days

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Content: The Silent Project Killer

One thing that we’ve learned from past projects and working with clients is that content is one of the biggest factors in the success of a website project. As the saying goes, “Design delivers content.” Without copy and photos, a well designed and executed website will be beautiful, but will not serve a purpose. Unfortunately, […] Read Content: The Silent Project Killer

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Fun at the Office Can Boost Creativity and Productivity

During my first day at SBDC, the former Project Manager gave me a tour of the office and my new desk. When she showed me the storage cabinet under my desk, she stopped at the drawer labeled, “Danger,” and mischievously said, “Be careful with what’s inside that one.” I opened it up apprehensively and found […] Read Fun at the Office Can Boost Creativity and Productivity