Article Published In KC Small Business Magazine

Yeah, I’m now published. LOL!. Ok, so it’s just a local business magazine. At least it’s a start. Check out my recent article in in the January online issue of KC Small Business. Chris Nastav 913-908-5642 KC Web Specialists, LLC. Experts in how business gets done on the Internet. http://www.kcwebspecialists.com

Google Has Changed Again! Why?????

Well folks, looks like Google has decided to tinker around with their search results screen. Again!!!   Apparently they are not making enough money (all employees got a 10% raise and $1,000 bonus). What they felt they needed to do was make the sponsored link or Pay Per Click areas even more prominently displayed.   Before … Continue reading

Sell Without Selling: 5 Social Media Tips

guest post by Joan Curtis, co-author The New Handshake: Sales Meets Social Media What is your Social Media IQ?  If you’re like most people, it’s pretty low.  Test yourself and find out! Recently, I conducted a marketing workshop for small businesses and entrepreneurs.  It amazed me how little those people knew about the power of the … Continue reading

Do People Owe Your Business Money? – Should You Hire a Mobster? No!!!!!!!

Most businesses today have clients that are good people, who want to pay their outstanding balances, but they just can’t seem to pull enough cash together to write that check. What should you do? No, do not hire someone like Luca Brasi. Something much simpler (and legal) is to use a tool like Pay Pal, … Continue reading

Are You an Asker or Guesser?

A powerful element to help you decide who you are in business and in life, this article strikes at the heart of your success. Are You an Asker or a Guesser? Good Blog Patrick James May 11, 2010 For those who find the odd bit of behavioral psychology as interesting as I do, take a … Continue reading

Don’t Rely on your IT Guy

My heading might appear to be a strange statement to make considering I run an IT company.  But I stand by it.  Let me explain:  Many small businesses I come across are initially hesitant to meet with me or my staff.  “But we already have an IT guy”, they declare.  And indeed they do;  It’s … Continue reading

Leadership Styles – There’s More Than Just One!

Many managers mistakenly assume that leadership style is based on personality rather than choice. Instead of choosing the one style that suits their temperament, they should ask which style best addresses the demands of a particular situation. There are six basic leadership styles. Each derives from different emotional intelligence competencies, works best in particular situations, … Continue reading

How to Work With Friends and Family

OK – you’ve seen this before. You hired a friend because she needed a job and you had a position open. You reasoned that the personal relationship would make it easier because the trust was there and you’ve always liked her. Two months later, it’s a very different picture. Down the street, it’s a similar … Continue reading

Who Really Owns Your Domain Name?

Do you own the domain name for your company? To answer this question, rephrase it to this…..Are you, the owner of your company, the administrative contact for your domain name? If not, you really don’t own your domain name, the person who is the adminstrative contact owns the domain name. That can be a very … Continue reading