Klout Score: What You Need to Know

Last week I posted a discussion about Klout scores on several LinkedIn groups. From those who responded it quickly became clear that business owners in general have little-to-no knowledge about what a Klout score is or what their Klout score should be.

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Shrinkage is Good

No, don’t go there. The shrinkage I’m talking about today refers to the size of our internal contact list.

And in terms of our contact list, shrinkage is good… sometimes… Continue reading

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Before 9am

Shhhh… I have a confession. Despite the official operating hours of Sutton Creative Studios, my work day begins well before 9am. How much before 9am? Well, that’s between me and my coffee maker, however I promise I do NOT mean 8:59.

And if you must know, my work day often ends well after 5pm – however don’t expect me to respond to your emails unless we previously agreed on it.


Because BEFORE 9am and AFTER 5pm are mine.

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Who’s the Boss?

Who’s the Boss? No, I’m not asking for Tony Danza, star of the 1980’s sitcom. When I ask a small business owner “Who’s the boss?”, he or she should always answer, “Me!”

Unfortunately that’s not always what happens…

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Grounding Small Business Owners

Woooo, what a week!!! Infusionsoft Certified Partner training ended yesterday with a six hour exam, and to say I was exhausted – physically AND mentally – would be an understatement.  Despite my exhaustion, however, it became clear Wednesday morning that grounding small business owners is constantly necessary.

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Bite the Bullet

Wow… Two years ago I never imagined writing an article for our blog from an airport terminal. I’m waiting for a flight to take me away for a one-week business trip – another un-imagined moment. Yes, our business has grown fantastically, however for this trip, we had to bite the bullet.

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What is Scrum?

The past three months have seen Sutton Creative Studios performing a variety of tasks for clients, including recruiting. In one of  our candidate searches, we were looking for a Scrum master which left me wondering – What is Scrum? Continue reading

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