Danny’s Thoughts

22
Jul

5 years is just the beginning

On this day in 2011, I found myself unemployed once again after surviving the recession until then doing ad sales for KIRO TV, Pacific Publishing and PopSugar. I had wanted to be an entrepreneur since I discovered what it was (at about age 13), and I felt I finally had the opportunity to get started on my dream career. After meeting nearly 1,000 small business

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4
May

Millennial Couple Bootstraps a New Model for Marketing Small Businesses

May 4th-8th is the SBA’s Small Business Week. It’s a lackluster, ceremonial nod to the foundation of the American economy. While the government can offer little more than loans and a few seminars to help the bedrock of our country, two young Seattleites have created a model that is making a real difference for businesses on a day-to-day basis. We’re

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28
Aug

Why Marketeering Group Will Save Small Business

A traditional small business is relationship-based. Ever since the days of smiths and cobblers, people would find their service providers through location visibility and referrals through personal social networks. The truth is, those principals have not changed, but the fight to translate those business laws into the digital realm has been a struggle that has killed many small businesses since

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6
Mar

The Skeleton Key to Small Business Social Branding

Small business owners are often very attached to their image and brand. This is a great thing. Often they have built it from the ground up and are very proud of it. Business owners are like an artist or performer, we are trying to communicate something profound, and we want everyone to get it. Here’s the thing 99% of our

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