Carol J. Slott is a reformed technical writer based in the Chicago area. She is now an active blogger. For more than ten years, she has been dedicated to translating legal concepts for non-legal audiences by writing web pages and blogs for law firms across the country. In recent years, she has also turned her efforts toward providing small business owners with ideas and information that can help them use their resources effectively to grow and thrive. For a look at the humorous dog training articles that she writes for fun, check out her Wily Dog Blog.
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A Jubilant Workplace Atmosphere May Not Always be Right, But it Offers Definite Advantages for Many Have you heard the one about the business that kept everyone laughing? The punchline … Continue Reading
Small business owners don’t have truckloads of time to collect data and meaningfully analyze it. But, you expose yourself to unnecessary risk (and eventually spend more time and money) when … Continue Reading
Your Management Style Can Affect Outcomes In Your Business I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately about management and leadership, and I want to share an important take-away: managers … Continue Reading
When Atlanta city government was recently crippled by a cyber-attack, they temporarily reverted to paper-based systems to keep things running. In a press conference, the city’s mayor said that the … Continue Reading
You’ve probably heard the usual time management tips many times. You know that you should limit email review time, and avoid multi-tasking. But, you’re a small business owner. Delaying response … Continue Reading
Small businesses are like families. The team members may be close-knit, but spats are common. Outside people and businesses can create additional discord, as well. Sure, you could call in … Continue Reading
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in February, 2018, over 21 million people chose to work part-time for noneconomic reasons. Generally speaking, this group did not really need the … Continue Reading
If you watched the news coverage surrounding the new tax law, you probably heard the phrase, pass-through entity being bandied about … a lot. The issue of pass-through entities certainly … Continue Reading
Part 2: Exploring Common Content Marketing Techniques If you read Part 1 of this two-part series, then you already understand the basic principles behind Content Marketing (CM). If you haven’t … Continue Reading
Part 1: An Introduction to Content Marketing If you currently advertise your products or services through traditional media or online, then you’re already on your way toward getting your message … Continue Reading
Ideas are essential whether you’re growing your business or just getting started, but at some point, practicality has to enter into the picture. Sometimes you need a second opinion to … Continue Reading