Business Insights From Acey Gaspard

Image of an ebook coverAcey Gaspard's Guide to Starting a Small Business: Is running a business right for you? Find out quickly with this simple guide.

Image of an ebook coverEliminate Chaos in Your Business: Simple steps to strengthen your business and eliminate areas that are bogging you down.

Image of an ebook coverThe 9-Hour Home Business Tune-up: Optimize your business in nine easy, hour-long steps. After completing this process you'll more confident and have more control of your business.

 Image of a stressed out womanSmall Business Trouble Shooter: A simple point and click section of A Touch of Business that helps you identify problems and presents simple solutions.

Image of a recession poster10 Ways to Stay in Business During a Recession: Tips for strengthening your business during a recession. These include ways to lower credit, reduce expenses, modify advertising, and more.

Image of a woman reading a paperConsumers Are In Need of An Economic Depression: Customers are your business, when you loose one you lose part of your business, here's how to more of them.

Image of a man standing outside a buildingGuaranteed Goals: Simple, Solid, And Achievable: Goals are a great, they keep you motivated and give, something to look forward to. Here are some tips to help you achieve them.

Image of a man working on a computerHow To Cut Costs Without Cutting Your Throat: When it comes to cost cutting, it's important you cut in the correct areas or our could cut yourself right out of business.

Image of moneyHow To Keep More Of Your Money: Making money is a great thing keeping it is another story. Use these tips to help you keep more of what you earn.

Image of moneyThink Like Your Customer - See Your Business Change: Think like a customer and you'll automatically give better customer service, here are some tips to do that.

Image of a calculatorHow You Can Beat the Giants in Your Industry with Your Price: Huge business usually need to go through a lengthy process to create a sale or special offer. You on the other hand can create attractive deals on the fly!



Image of moneyHow to Deal with People you Dislike: Business relationships involve dealing with people. Some you like, some you don't. Here are some tips to get along better with people you dislike.

Image of money16 Questions to Consider Before Starting a Business: 16 key issues to look at before starting a business. Starting a new venture blindly is asking for headaches! Know what to expect before you start!

Image of cutting money10 Cost Cutting Strategies for Your Small Business: Cost cutting is a good business practice and cutting in the right areas builds strength. However, cutting in the wrong places could lead to failure.

a graphic of an e-mail buttonWhy are E-Mail Replies So Slow?: This page identifies problems with taking too much time to answer e-mails, and tips to optimize the reply process.

Image of A Man in An OfficeFollow Up on Your Leads or Someone Else Will: Following up effectively with people who show an interest in your offer is the best way to convert a lead into a paying customer.

E-commerce sign graphic 10 Reasons Why Your Website Isn't Making Sales: If your website isn't making sales, these simple solutions may help eliminate potential problems.

Image of Video ScreenExisting Marketing Opportunities You May Be Missing: Opportunities for simple promotions exist in your business. This article will help you identify ways to exploit those promotions without spending a lot of money.

Image of a Marketing PosterThe Dangers of Marketing an Unstable Business: Marketing something that hasn't been tested is a big mistake and is hard to fix. Read this article for steps to take before you start a campaign.

Image of a sale sign7 Tips to Keep Your Advertising on Track: Use these simple tips to help keep your advertising on track and create better ads.

Image of a watchHow Timing Affects Your Decisions: Here are some simple tips to help you make the right decisions when timing is a factor.

Image of People MeetingDo Employees Control Your Retail Business?: The people dealing with your customers are the ones who are really in charge of your business. Here are some tips for deal with this.

Image of Times SquareSigns That Relay a Hidden Messages: Find out what the signs for your business are really saying and what emotions your message conveys to your customers.

Image of A Woman Shopping You Can't Please Every Customer; Please the Ones You Can: Rather than trying to please everyone, focus on pleasing fewer people, while providing focused products and services.

Image of flowchart Assuming People Know Your Business Equals No Sale: How to let people know what products and services you have to offer with simple marketing strategies.

Image of Business People Using Passion to Find Products and Services to Sell: Use this article as a guide to help you find products and service to sell that you are passionate about.

Image of website statistics software How to Avoid Addiction to Viewing Your Website Statistics: Don't you get a kick out of looking at your revenue, and viewing how many people visited your website? Well it could turn into an addiction. Here's why.

Image of A Business Meeting Benefiting From Expert Advice Without Getting Lost: Taking the advice of many experts simultaneously will lead to confusion, wasted time, and money. This article outlines how to stay on track when you are taking a course.

Image of A Gift CardHow to Advertise While a Customer is Making a Return: In-store returns are notorious for long lines. Why not seize the opportunity to market to customers while they wait?

Image of A Sales SignHow to Make a Sale Almost Every Time: Focusing on what people want is the key to increasing your sales with less effort.

Image of A to do ListSimple Ways to Complete Your Business Tasks: Getting your work done is simpler than you may think. Here are a few simple steps to help you stay focused.

Image of a stressful manHow to Get Back Up When You Fail: It's important to get back up after a failure, or it could be the end of your career. This article outlines simple tips to help you get up and stay on track.

Image of an Angry PersonHow to Handle Angry Customers: Dealing with angry customers takes skill. Handling anger with anger leads down the wrong path. This article outlines strategies for handling angry customers.

Image of business peopleFinding a Suitable Expert and What Your Must Avoid: What to look for and what to avoid when you are taking the advice of an expert.

Image of pen and paperFalse Claims in Your Sales Letter Will Haunt You: How and why to keep your claims and promises in check when creating a sales letter.

Image of an eye looking up8 Tips to Help You Achieve Stubborn Goals: Setting goals is a skill. Here are some solid rules for setting and achieving your goals.

Image of someone holding  moneyMore Money for You Without Increasing Your Sales or Profits: Here is a powerful yet simple technique that allows you to have more money for your business starting today.

Image of a stopwatch on a keyboardAre You Playing The Business Waiting Game?: Running an online business can turn into a waiting game at certain times. Here's what you can do to stop playing the waiting game.

Image of someone holding a deadline signTips to Help You Stick to Deadlines: Deadlines are important in the business world. Use this article as a checklist to help you create and stick to important deadlines.

Image of someone writingUsing a Business Downtime List: Keeping busy with the right business task can be challenging. Now you can use a downtime list to keep things moving effectively.

Image of a women shoppingChange Is Inevitable; Is Your Business Ready?: Adapt to change or you'll lose revenue and lag behind. You may even find yourself out of business!

Image of someone clinching their hands, during a meeting How To Handle Challenging Tasks: Challenging tasks are a part of life and business. Here are some useful tips to help you tackle those tasks head on.

Image of A Chart 6 Ways to Improve Your Conversion Rates: What good is getting many visitors if you're not making any sales? Here are tips to help improve your conversion rates.

Image of a man yellingDon't Brag, Let Customers Do It For You: If you want people to know how great your business is, you should show it rather than say it.

Image of a vacant storeThe Reasons Why Customers Don't Buy: People can have many reasons for not making a purchase. This article focuses on the four main reasons for people not buying.

Image of a man at a deskSupervision for The Self-Employed: If you're self employed, it's tough to stay on track because you have so much freedom. This article outlines a way to get some supervision and help you stay on track.

Image of cash registerMake Cheerful Refunds Rather Than Bitter Ones: Refunds aren't all bad. Here's how you can benefit from making a friendly, cheerful refund.

Image of people standing behind a table8 Tips to Finding What Your Customers Want: The best way to improve your marketing is to know what your customers want and give it to them. This article gives you tips to find out what your customers want.

Image of a dartboardThe Importance of Advertising to The Right People: Failing to advertise to the right people will cost you a lot of money and possibly cost you your business.

Image of A Woman ShoppingUnderstating and Using Your Personal Operating Peak (POP): Using your personal operating peak (POP) can make an instant improvement in your performance. Find out what your POP is and benefit from a minor adjustment in your working habits.

Image of two people looking at a computer screenIncrease Your Sales by Making Your Products User Friendly: This article outlines how you can improve sales and customer satisfaction by making it easy for your customers to use your products.

Image of people in an office Creating a Code of Ethics You Can Live and Work By: How to create a code of ethics that works. This article gives you examples and ideas for building a code of ethics that works for you.

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