Chatting with #ACTLocalMarketing about New Business, Next Steps

Chatting with #ACTLocalMarketing about New Business, Next Steps

ACT Local Marketing for Small Business, hosted by Kalynn Amadio. is a podcast that helps small business owners bridge between traditional direct local marketing channels and the more complex world of digital marketing.  In this episode, I chat with Kalynn about the book, New Business Next Steps, twitter tips and more. Download this episode here or listen again below. Also follow ACT Local Marketing for Small Business on twitter @kalynna and use the hashtag #ACTLOCALMarketing to join the conversation. http://www.edagoodman.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/120ACTLOCALMarketingforSmallBusiness_2015-04-14.mp3 You can also buy or download your own copy of the book HERE....
Sometimes You Just Need To Start Dancing

Sometimes You Just Need To Start Dancing

Last weekend, I watched Billy Elliot for the umpteenth time, which is a film I will never tire of watching. It’s warm, witty, inspiring and very well acted. But as this isn’t a film review, I’ll get on with my point. Firstly, if you don’t know the film, it’s the story of talented young boy who becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family, set amongst the backdrop of the 1984 miners’ strike. In one clip, Billy breaks in to a boxing hall and starts dancing with a friend, when in walks his dad, clearly disappointed and frustrated at his son. Does our hero defend himself? Justify his actions? Seek consent? This is what happens…. What’s my point? In kick starting your new business, you willl take direction from a variety of sources and at times have doubt in what it is you want to achieve. My point is simple: Sometimes, you just have to say yourself “what the hell”, get out there… and start dancing. You’ll have to watch the film to find out what happens in the end. Needless to say, his actions in this scene are...