How will Twitter change your business?

A couple weeks ago 24/7 Wall St wrote an article entitled The Ten Ways Twitter Will Permanently Change American Business, the article centers on how Twitter benefits hyper-local marketing efforts and how it helps eliminate the need for some large scale media advertising for some businesses. It is a fascinating article and I highly recommend […]

How much do you know about the $8,000 First Time Home Buyers Tax Credit?

As you all may or may not know there is a new $8,000 tax credit being offered to first time home buyers that is truly a tax credit as opposed to the previous version of the tax credit which actually had to be repaid. However, there are restrictions on this tax credit as well. For […]

Springtime Has Arrived in Scottsdale

The sweet smell of citrus in the air, beautiful weather, Spring Training games and wild flowers blooming.  All of these are indicators that Spring has arrived in Scottsdale. These are a glimpse at the Sea of Wild Daisies that are in my front yard. As I listen to some of my friends and family back […]

First time homebuyers…come on down!

According to a recent survey done by the National Association of REALTORS® the percentage of first time home buyers rose in 2008 to 41%, up from 39% in 2007 and 36% in 2006. The median age of the first time home buyer went down from 31 in 2007 to 30 in 2008.  With the median […]

Update on the Stimulus Package

As we have all heard by now, the Obama Stimulus Plan has been approved by the House and the Senate and will be signed into law.  Here is the Bill text: A & B which is all 1091 pages of legislation or you can read the Joint Explanatory Statement: A & B which is only […]

Seth Godin & Stephen R. Covey Audiobooks for FREE!

That’s right, is allowing free downloads of two of the best selling books that every business person should read. The first is Seth Godin’s Tribes which is a great book about leadership in today’s world and will give you a different perspective on how to lead in today’s workplace and increasingly competitive world and […]

My Very First Meme / 7 Things About Me

I was recently ‘tagged’ for a Meme twice in the past three days by my friends Justin McHood and Calie Waterhouse. As you probably already know a Meme is a blog post that usually tells others several things about you on a personal level that they probably don’t already know. Then, at the end of […]

Merry Christmas!

I just wanted to take the time to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or Festivus, please remember what this holiday time is all about, family, giving, caring and sharing. Not just this time of year but all year round. If you are reading this, chances are you are […]