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How Long Does it Take?

In this world of instant everything, many businesses think they should be seeing people line up at their doorstep eagerly wanting to buy their product/service within weeks of setting up their marketing strategy. The key to remember here is how long does it take to build a relationship? How long did you date your spouse… Read more »

POMWOMI – The Challenge!

HotSpot Promotion is a new company, and we’re working hard to establish our credibility as a group of people who will deliver on our promises.  Like all new companies, it’s hard to get the motor running without a long list of happy customers and positive feedback behind you already.  So, we’ll be Putting Our Money… Read more »

Handling Your Own Social Media Without Drowning

Recently I published a post apologizing for my failure to keep up with my regular blogging commitment on this blog.  I know I’m not alone in the small business world of people who sometimes feel overwhelmed by the need to do their own marketing and keep up with their content commitments in business along with everything… Read more »

Build Your Business With Foursquare

Business is becoming more and more mobile. People are using their smartphones for searching, researching, and communicating in many more ways than simply chatting or texting. If you’re a “brick and mortar” business, you need to be paying attention. One of the most entertaining ways of getting on board with mobile, is using the “FourSquare”… Read more »


One of the first rules of good business is consistency. I tend to be religious about posting blogs on a regular and consistent basis. If you check my history with this blog, though, you’ll see a large gap. I apologize. A few weeks ago we discovered my mother-in-law in N. Ireland was dying. We jumped… Read more »