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Have a Face for the Company – Tip #4 for Selling to SMBs

Have a Face for the Company - Tip #4 for Selling to SMBs

If you’re a brand that is trying to sell to the small business community and you don’t have a face for your company, you’re going to lose. You’re missing out on a huge competitive advantage and you’re allowing your competition to eat your lunch. *** PEOPLE LIKE TO BUY FROM PEOPLE *** We know this […]

A Unique Opportunity for Cruise Lines

A Unique Opportunity for Cruise Lines

A unique opportunity to inform, entertain and delight your passengers AND broadcast your cruise line to millions of people around the world through social media. Summary Evan loves teaching people about entrepreneurship, technology, and marketing. He also loves cruising and is looking for an opportunity to combine his passions as well as provide an informative and […]

Startup Profile – John Camarillo from CAAZORII

Startup Profile - John Camarillo from CAAZORII

 1) What’s your elevator pitch? The majority of LapDesks today physically sit on one’s lap for writing, supporting a laptop computer, etc. It literally sits on the lap causing many issues such as heat transfer to the body. The only solutions on the market today are big and not portable, some using fans etc. CAAZORII […]

Interview with Athena Varmazis – Fixing Your Cash Flow Problems

Interview with Athena Varmazis - Fixing Your Cash Flow Problems

Athena Varmazis is Vice President and General Manager of Small Business Services at American Express. She recently released the results of their quarterly survey which showed that 76% of entrepreneurs believe effective cash-flow management is critical to the success of their business while 50% experienced cash-flow problems last year. I asked her a few questions […]

Entrepreneur Profile at the @BlueJays Game – Michael Bedard

Entrepreneur Profile at the @BlueJays Game - Michael Bedard

I love entrepreneurs and I also love the Toronto Blue Jays. I thought I’d combine these two passions by profiling a local Toronto entrepreneur at the Jays game. Up today is Michael Bedard from Forever Active. When I first met you, you were a successful business coach who helped entrepreneurs. What made you want to […]

Report Card: Credit Card Entrepreneur Community Sites

Report Card: Credit Card Entrepreneur Community Sites

I get asked to write for and help a number of large companies who are trying to position themselves to connect with entrepreneurs by creating community sites. Most of them have no idea what they’re doing. So I thought I’d create a series to look at what some of the companies are doing across various […]

Meeting Guy Kawasaki in Toronto

Meeting Guy Kawasaki in Toronto

I’ve always been a big Guy Kawasaki fan. He’s not only a thought-provoking businessman but he’s also an overall really nice guy. When I was first starting out with EvanCarmichael.com I didn’t have any recognizable names and his involvement gave me some credibility. After I got his support I was able to attract people like […]

What Employees Want… Besides Money

What Employees Want... Besides Money

Do you offer flex-time to your employees? According to a new survey conducted by Harris/Decima sponsored by Telus, 89% of employees think that offering a flexible work program makes a company more attractive. Survey results also revealed flexible work is considered the second most important factor, after money, when people are looking for a new […]

Away on Vacation

Away on Vacation

As of today I’m officially on vacation! I’m heading to Europe for a family cruise with Disney and spending some extra time in London before the cruise and Madrid after the cruise. I won’t be posting while I’m gone and will be back in action on August 17th. While I’m away here are some recent […]

New Logo Contest Results

New Logo Contest Results

In April I posted about a contest I was running with LogoMyWay.com to create a new logo for my Top 50 Blog Lists. I’m pleased to report that after 108 entries we have a winner! 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place The winning entry was created by Sa2010, a fellow Canadian and overall I was […]

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