Jim Blasingame talks about why small businesses should think about building customer communities instead of social media in The Age of the Customer™.
Capitalism has been weakened and is under assault by policies that are nothing less than socialistic. Jim Blasingame lists the reasons capitalism is the most logical "ism", and he identifies the socialistic assaults and why they are dangerous to the future of America.
How should small businesses feel about global warming, or climate change, or whatever it's being called these days? Jim Blasingame talks about some of the issues that will directly impact your small business if the enviro-zealots are able to push their never-mind-the-economy agenda through Congress and into law.
Is it too late for a small business to develop a social media strategy? Jim Blasingame says it's not too late, but it's time to get started with your social media education and strategy development, and he offers his thoughts on how to do that.
One of the by-products of chaos is opportunity. So if this recession has created unprecedented chaos, then it follows that there will be unprecedented opportunities, right? Jim Blasingame identifies some of the chaos elements in the current marketplace, plus some new ways to think about identifying and taking advantage of all those new opportunities.
When the Conficker worm is re-released, on April 1, 2009, it will be more aggressive because once it gets in, it won't need you to do anything. Jim Blasingame talks about some of the things you need to do to avoid being a Conficker victim.
The fact that not many people are talking about our military these days is a tribute to their very success. Jim Blasigname talks a few minutes to salute our heroes in uniform who are standing a post, often in harm's way, wherever their country sends them.
With all of the talk about how much help small business is getting the government, Jim Blasingame, reveals the good, the bad and the ugly reality of what happens when someone says, "I'm from the government and I'm here to help you."
Is 2009 a year that will stand alone? Will we learn anything in 2009 that will help us in 2010? Will we look back at 2009 as "the lost year?" Jim Blasingame talks about why he thinks about 2009, why this year is different and what that means for the operation of your small business.
Over 100 years ago, in a speech, our 26th president described a special type of person. Jim Blasingame recites this passage from President Theodore Roosevelt's speech and goes on to identify who he must have been talking about, as well as to name some of the dangers ahead of this group.