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The Bankruptcy Alternative: Close Your Business Your Way, Without Bankruptcy. Save Time, Save Money, Save Your Sanity!

January 3rd, 2018

Title: The Bankruptcy Alternative: Close Your Business Your Way, Without Bankruptcy. Save Time, Save Money, Save Your Sanity! Available from Amazon in hardcover, paperback and Kindle formats Author: Bruce Bowler Reviewed for the NABBW by: Anne L. Holmes This is the fascinating – and almost incredible – personal story of Bruce Bowler, a serial entrepreneur who, faced to the fact that his business must close, decides to do a self-managed liquidation instead of filing for bankruptcy. It’s a story full of uncertainty and angst, but equally brimming with hope and resilience. Bowler... Read More

The Compass Solution: A Guide to Winning Your Career

December 16th, 2017

Title: The Compass Solution: A Guide to Winning Your Career Available in both paperback and Kindle formats Author: Tim Cole Reviewed for the NABBW by: Anne Holmes Tim Cole, Founder and CEO of The Compass Alliance, says that his goal is writing this book is to help his readers by providing lessons that will help generate a sustainable and successful career. He points out early in the book that young adults setting out on a career path can expect to spend – at minimum – 100,000 hours building a career. Career-building, then, represents the greatest financial investment of anyone’s... Read More

Re-Branding Yourself After Age 50: Re-Charge your Career, Start a Business or Achieve More Professional Success in Midlife

November 19th, 2010

Re-Branding Yourself After Age 50: Re-Charge your Career, Start a Business or Achieve More Professional Success in Midlife Author: Marva L. Goldsmith, AICI, CIP Website: http://www.branding50.com Reviewed by: Anne Holmes for the NABBW Like it or not, as Marva Goldsmith makes clear at the beginning of this book, we have all been branded! We’ve been branded in our careers, in the business marketplace, and even among our family and friends. But the crucial thing you need to think about is who created your brand – and how did it happen? Was it the result of your own careful strategic planning or... Read More

Your Blog, Your Business

July 12th, 2010

Author: Carolyn Howard-Johnsonwww.frugalretailing.blogspot.com Reviewed By: Anne Holmes These days it seems like everybody and their sister either has a blog or is on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn –or all of the above – and talking about how great social media is and how much money you can make using these social marketing techniques. If you haven\’t jumped on the bandwagon yet or if you have, but haven\’t figured out how to make any money as a result, don\’t despair. It\’s not too late to learn how to use these new media techniques to build profitability! Carolyn... Read More

A Retailer\’s Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions

July 12th, 2010

Author: Carolyn Howard-Johnsonwww.frugalretailing.blogspot.com Reviewed By: Anne Holmes Are you a frustrated retailer, trying to figure out how to use in-store promotions to build both profitability and excitement? Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of the multi award-winning “How To Do It Frugally” book series comes to your rescue with a trio of new books targeted at retailers who are looking fore ways to beat out competitors and make their stores the “go-to” place in your community. A Retailer\’s Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions: How to Increase Profits and Spit in the Eyes of... Read More

Frugal and Focused Tweeting for Retailers: Tweaking Your Tweets and Other Tips

July 12th, 2010

Author: Carolyn Howard-Johnsonwww.frugalretailing.blogspot.com Reviewed By: Anne Holmes These days it seems like everybody and their sister either has a blog or is on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn –or all of the above – and talking about how great social media is and how much money you can make using these social marketing techniques. If you haven\’t jumped on the bandwagon yet or if you have, but haven\’t figured out how to make any money as a result, don\’t despair. It\’s not too late to learn how to use these new media techniques to build profitability! Carolyn... Read More

Land the Job You Love: 10 Surefire Strategies for Jobseekers Over 50

May 26th, 2010

Author: Mary Eileen Williams, M.A., NCCwww.feistysideoffifty.com Reviewed By: Anne Holmes If you\’ve tried looking for a job lately, you\’ve no doubt discovered that the process of finding employment has changed significantly over the past twenty years. To be sure, some of the basics remain the same, such as: Treat everyone you meet with courtesy and respect Network, network, network – and recognize that you\’ll need to spend some significant time on this aspect of your search Don\’t speak ill of your former employer Be prepared with a resume and references Send... Read More

BoomerPreneurs

April 30th, 2010

Author: M. B. (Mary Beth) Izardconsultach.com/boomerpreneurs Reviewed By: Anne Holmes BoomerPreneurs: How Baby Boomers Can Start Their Own Business, Make Money and Enjoy Life Have you ever thought about starting your own business? As a baby boomer woman, the answer is probably “yes.” It seems baby boomer women entrepreneurs are on the cusp of the current entrepreneurial trend: Here\’s a few statistics to back this up: A report recently released by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the world\’s largest foundation devoted to entrepreneurship, reports that between 1996 and 2007,... Read More

The Adventures of Vanessa Andruz, Virtual Assistant – Book 4

April 7th, 2010

Author: Melodee Pattersonwww.Short-termSolutions.com Reviewed By: Georgia Richardson If you’re new to the world of Virtual Assistants but have always wanted to know…exactly what do they do?…then this short e-book, The Adventures of Vanessa Andruz, Virtual Assistant – Book 4, may be your ticket. Inside you\’ll find a comprehensive listing of 300 different possible services which Virtual Assistants can offer to the public; depending, of course, on your qualifications. This roadmap of skill sets alone could be invaluable to someone considering this type of entrepreneurial... Read More

Hitting Your Stride

February 1st, 2010

Author: Nan Russellwww.nanrussell.com Reviewed By: Melinda Cianos On your mark. Get set. Go! Author, columnist, and speaker, Nan Russell, serves up Hitting Your Stride – Your Work, Your Way and the race begins. With a bachelor\’s degree from Stanford, a master\’s degree from the University of Michigan, and twenty years in corporate management she is more than qualified to set the pace, one that quickly moves you to the forefront of your career goals and dreams. Maybe you\’re frustrated by lost promotions, or missed opportunities; or maybe you\’ve become complacent, settling... Read More