Stephanie Taylor Christensenhttp://www.stephanietaylorchristensen.com
Stephanie Taylor Christensen is a former financial services marketer who brings more than a decade of experience in marketing and writing to her career as a full-time freelance writer and small business owner.
on February 7, 2012
Pinterest, which markets itself as an “online pinboard,” is the latest tool to consume social-media users. The website’s membership skyrocketed from about 50,000 to more than 7 million unique users in the U.S. between December 2010 and December 2011, site an…Read » Views: 2,558
on January 31, 2012
Whether you file your own federal taxes or outsource the task to a pro, you’ll want to be aware of some important changes to U.S. tax laws in 2012. Here are a few items (in order of relative importance for small-business owners) that may affect your small bu…Read » Views: 1,855
on January 16, 2012
If you’d only known then what you know now, you would have done a few things differently, right? As the saying goes, “hindsight is 20/20″ — and perhaps your small business would have gotten off to better start if you’d had broader perspective.
To help bud…Read » Views: 1,791
on December 6, 2011
You’re hosting an office holiday party to celebrate the company’s recent success and enter 2012 on a high note. Like any business event, you’ll want to plan carefully to ensure it’s a hit (and not a fiasco). Here are four tips for keeping the festiviti…Read » Views: 1,535
on November 30, 2011
Can’t afford TV advertising to drive sales? Don’t fret: A recent survey of 100,000 American households shows that store signs rank second, beating other media, in determining where shoppers will buy. Here are four tips for making an impact with your busine…Read » Views: 1,738
on November 28, 2011
Email provides an excellent means of multitasking and exchanging information quickly, but it isn’t always the most effective way to conduct business. Here are four reasons to pick up the phone instead of sending email.
You’ll build key relationships. Re…Read » Views: 1,710
on November 28, 2011
Many entrepreneurs strike out on their own early in life, but Jonathan Fields isn’t one of them. Fields began his career as a tough-as-nails hedge fund lawyer at a Manhattan mega-firm. Despite his professional success, he felt unfulfilled. So, he traded his …Read » Views: 1,837
on November 17, 2011
Google+, which debuted this summer as a web-sharing tool and social network for personal use, is now available to businesses, too. Creating a Google+ page is a relatively easy endeavor that could create social-media marketing opportunities for your small enter…Read » Views: 3,371