Tag Archives | small business

Small Business Networking: Advice & Resources

I have a couple of things to say about networking as a small business owner: Do NOT act like the guy in the video above!  When I first started networking, I thought it was “all about me”, and would ramble on about what I could offer, and didn’t take much time to listen to others.  After a while, […]

DISHing It Out to Help Local Charities – One Open Mic at a Time

Tomorrow I will get a ride with my friend Jami and attend the first open mic nite at Dish. I’m looking forward to a few hours of conversation, fresh and tasty food, and fun entertainment.  Doug Vaira is the owner of Dish, and on Thursday, 10/22 will be the first of his monthly open mic nights in which he will give back to local […]

“She’s Baaackkk…!

“…see you in September…” Yes, it’s been a while, and I apologize to ME for not being fully engaged in my small business site over the summer and waiting til September until I truly started back.  I have been employed FULL TIME as a Mom, the greatest and busiest job I have ever had!   Currently I am what the real […]

An Erica, Powered by Black Dog Coffee

I couldn’t live without Black Dog! I had a great day today, had a great cup of Ethiopian Harrar Horse, got the girls to the sitter’s, on to a lunch in Leesburg with a fellow Online Marketing consultant  to discuss contracts, small business resources, and being a mom. Then I ran to Jumpin Java in Charlestown, WV, where […]