Musings

Are You Scared to Sell?

Selling is all about relationships. Showing value. Establishing trust. Sugar Five Design Atlanta Web Designer

It is said the fear of public speaking is greater than the fear of death. If that is true, the fear of selling cannot be far behind. We’ve all been there at some point. We are standing before someone whose mind we seek to change. Our mind races and the cold sweats begin. It is…

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Collaboration Works

I spend a lot of time developing my work friendships. It is partly because I just love my business network, but also because it opens collaboration opportunities. Read what I, and 13 other creative entrepreneurs, have to say about collaboration. 14 Great Ways Entrepreneurs Collaborate to Win    

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Who is Your Tanget Market?

Who is your target market

Do you know who your target market is? Do you know where your audience is? Do you know the difference between your elbow and your…just making sure you are awake. Talk about target markets, while important, can make your eyes glaze over super-fast. I’d like to break away from that for a minute and talk…

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Some Truth About a Guy and Some Skanks

Woman walking on beach (not a skank)

I love reading about, and listening to, success “gurus.” The Tim Ferriss podcast is probably my all-time favorite, although the ladies from Being Boss are growing on me. I love Tony Robbins and will always have a soft spot for Joyce Meyers. I recently finished The 10x Rule and enjoyed it immensely. I listened to…

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Resource Guide Summer 17 Edition

Web Design Resource guide Summer 2017

In my role as Lead Troublemaker here at Sugar Five Design, I help high-performing businesses and individuals with web design, SEO and digital strategy. This is a multi-layered and complex offering and requires many moving pieces behind the scenes. I get more done in less time by using the best resources and services, with a…

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GoDaddy Acquires Sucuri, and Possibly my Heart

GoDaddy + Sucuri Now You're Just Playing With Me

I’ve been a long-time customer of GoDaddy. I bought my first domain with them in 2005 and built a Website Tonight site. It was my struggles with that platform that led me to WordPress, so thanks GD. I abandoned the old Linux hosting a while back in favor of others. WPEngine and Flywheel are my…

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