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Twiends Seeding Results

Assuming you checked out my blog 3 days ago, you’re aware that I ran a little test with an online tool called twiends.com which is a “seeding” method used to get people to follow your account on Twitter. As soon as I bought and released my “seeds” the followers shot up to 405 from about…

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Buying Twitter Followers

Do numbers really matter all THAT much? It seems like people judge you immediately by how many followers you have on Twitter – and that some numbers just don’t make sense.  Recently I came across a site with a total of 20 tweets, and it had about 7000+followers.  The tweeter certainly wasn’t a celebrity.  Clearly,…

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What is an Entrepreneur?

Funny Insights on Entrepreneurship…you have my empathy! A friend was admiring my great skill and courage in founding and running my own business, and so I mused to myself at how often outsiders see entrepreneurs as great role models and even pinnacles of leadership.

  If you run a small business, you may chuckle at such…

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Women of the Mall

I’m sitting here at Southcentre Mall’s food court here in Calgary, absorbing the sites and sounds.  It’s a lovely spring afternoon during the Easter long weekend, and the mall is somewhat busier than you’d expect.  The smell of various food vendors hangs in the air, and people sit individually and in small groups, chatting and…

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5 Tips for Hiring the Perfect Sales Person

  Finding an excellent person to handle the sales role in your company with knowledge, trust, and ambition can seem like an impossible task.  At Tenato, we have helped many clients over the years to find excellent sales people, and we’ve developed a few unconventional techniques that seem to make an important difference. Attitude.  In…

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Customer Loyalty Programs – Real or Bull?

  Ever been in a relationship where you were extremely loyal to your partner, but your partner wasn’t even close to loyal to you? Then perhaps you know where I stand on customer loyalty programs. Businesses all want perfectly loyal customers. And many, many spend a great deal of effort and money on so-called loyalty…

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