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How to Pitch So Anyone Will Buy May 9, 2018 | Strand Consulting 5 Tips for the Perfect Pitch When I was just getting started, I sat down with a number of other business consultants at a dinner. We went around the the table introducing ourselves and saying what we do, and I Read More »

The Thing About Bamboo March 21, 2018 | Strand Consulting Business & Bamboo The thing about bamboo is like this: one day there’s nothing growing, and the next day it can be nearly 4 feet tall. An overnight success! Or so it seems. Actually, for about 3 years before you Read More »

Fishing for Business February 7, 2018 | Strand Consulting The Best Way to Catch Leads: a Lesson in Target Marketing A fisherman is going fishing for some little fish. He takes his net, sends it out to catch as many as possible, and hauls in a good dozen. And then brilliance Read More »

New Year, New Funds? January 10, 2018 | Strand Consulting It’s All About HWIMUS Hoping to bring in new funds this year for your non-profit? Then there’s just one word you need to know: HWIMUS (huh·wee·mus) How Will It Make Us Sustainable? This is the process we go through with every non-profit client of ours, Read More »

The Key to Going Viral December 6, 2017 | Strand Consulting Go Viral on LinkedIn The secret to going viral on social media is learning the rules of each platform. Each one is a separate business entity has different rules for how they spread your name and message, according to how they earn their money. Today we’re going to focus on a platform Read More »

The Single Most Important Marketing Principle October 24, 2017 | Strand Consulting Product-Market Fit If you only learn one marketing term, let it be “product-market fit”. Get this right and you will have endless business; get it wrong, and you can get everything else right but you still won’t get anywhere. Product-market fit Read More »

Create the Perfect Logo in 4 Steps May 24, 2017 | Strand Consulting The Perfect Logo: More Than Just a Pretty Picture Are you one of those people who feel that without a proper logo, you don’t have a real business? In a sense, this attitude is true, but it is not the logo that makes the business. Read More »

The Solution to The Ups and Downs of Business May 11, 2017 | Strand Consulting Business Ups and Downs One of the strongest desires of most business owners is steady business – a steady client flow, steady sales. However, I hate to break it to you, this is just not the reality. Every business, like an EKG, Read More »

Nightmare_Clients No More Nightmare Clients! March 16, 2017 | Strand Consulting Getting the Right Clients An important question for service business owners to ask is not just, “How do I get clients?”, but, “How do I get the right clients?” or “How do I avoid nightmare clients?” The wrong clients will drain you of energy Read More »

Can You Earn More While Doing Less? February 6, 2017 | Strand Consulting The Challenge of Success One of the greatest challenges for every small business owner is the challenge of success. Let me explain: when you start a small business, you are doing most (if not all!) of the work yourself and Read More »

The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Business January 23, 2017 | Strand Consulting Post-Holiday Season 2016 Now that the intense holiday season is over, this is a great time to do some strategic development.  What worked well for your business? What went wrong and how can you do better next time? Break down Read More »

Want Maximum Sales During Holiday Season? December 1, 2016 | Strand Consulting Work With Your Strength Welcome to busy season! Everyone is out buying, so let’s make sure they’re going to be buying from you. What is the best way to give your business the boost that it needs at this auspicious Read More »

How Did He Do It? November 15, 2016 | Strand Consulting The Surprising Results There are amazing business lessons to be learned from the surprising results of the US Election 2016. President-elect Donald J. Trump defied all expectations from the very start of his campaign. They said he would never win the Read More »

Is Your Marketing Relevant? November 3, 2016 | Strand Consulting If you haven’t noticed, the world moves really quickly these days. What was hot and exciting this week is often old news by next week. News tidbits travel literally at the speed of light with things coming up and disappearing in a matter Read More »

Ready to Make the Move? August 8, 2016 | Strand Consulting This week, Strand Consulting officially opened its new office at WeWork La Brea in Los Angeles! We’d love for you to come by, chat with us and take a look around when you’re in the area. In the process of Read More »

I Figured Out How to Hack Instagram July 27, 2016 | Strand Consulting In just over 3 months I went from Insta-illiterate with only 17 followers to over 1,100 followers using 3 simple hacks that I have to share. So much of social media looks like a magic show but the truth is it’s really Read More »

How to Get Your Customers to Line Up June 20, 2016 | Strand Consulting Business Strategy Tips from Southwest I recently flew to New York for a speaking tour where I met with some great business-minded people in Manhattan, Woodmere and Lakewood. Flying with Southwest Airlines for the first time was a really novel experience; Read More »

I Met the Most Brilliant Businessman June 1, 2016 | Strand Consulting Over the holiday I happened upon one of the more brilliant business people that I have met in my lifetime. Malcolm* has been able to up his income by 1200% with just a simple idea, giving him more money with Read More »

Business Lessons from the 2016 Presidential Campaign March 15, 2016 | Strand Consulting Presidential Campaign Front-Runners It is no surprise that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are front-runners in their bid to become the 45th President of the United States. Though the media has been slinging dirt on both of them from the Read More »

How to Hire the Best Team for Your Nonprofit February 29, 2016 | Strand Consulting Time to Hire Something that many businesses and non-profits struggle with, is determining when they should make their first hire. You had a great idea for a new Jewish nonprofit. Thankfully, people have responded positively and you are overwhelmed by Read More »

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How to Pitch So Anyone Will Buy May 9, 2018 | Strand Consulting 5 Tips for the Perfect Pitch When I was just getting started, I sat down with a number of other business consultants at a dinner. We went around the the table introducing ourselves and saying what we do, and I Read More »

The Thing About Bamboo March 21, 2018 | Strand Consulting Business & Bamboo The thing about bamboo is like this: one day there’s nothing growing, and the next day it can be nearly 4 feet tall. An overnight success! Or so it seems. Actually, for about 3 years before you Read More »

Fishing for Business February 7, 2018 | Strand Consulting The Best Way to Catch Leads: a Lesson in Target Marketing A fisherman is going fishing for some little fish. He takes his net, sends it out to catch as many as possible, and hauls in a good dozen. And then brilliance Read More »

New Year, New Funds? January 10, 2018 | Strand Consulting It’s All About HWIMUS Hoping to bring in new funds this year for your non-profit? Then there’s just one word you need to know: HWIMUS (huh·wee·mus) How Will It Make Us Sustainable? This is the process we go through with every non-profit client of ours, Read More »

The Key to Going Viral December 6, 2017 | Strand Consulting Go Viral on LinkedIn The secret to going viral on social media is learning the rules of each platform. Each one is a separate business entity has different rules for how they spread your name and message, according to how they earn their money. Today we’re going to focus on a platform Read More »

The Single Most Important Marketing Principle October 24, 2017 | Strand Consulting Product-Market Fit If you only learn one marketing term, let it be “product-market fit”. Get this right and you will have endless business; get it wrong, and you can get everything else right but you still won’t get anywhere. Product-market fit Read More »

Create the Perfect Logo in 4 Steps May 24, 2017 | Strand Consulting The Perfect Logo: More Than Just a Pretty Picture Are you one of those people who feel that without a proper logo, you don’t have a real business? In a sense, this attitude is true, but it is not the logo that makes the business. Read More »

The Solution to The Ups and Downs of Business May 11, 2017 | Strand Consulting Business Ups and Downs One of the strongest desires of most business owners is steady business – a steady client flow, steady sales. However, I hate to break it to you, this is just not the reality. Every business, like an EKG, Read More »

Nightmare_Clients No More Nightmare Clients! March 16, 2017 | Strand Consulting Getting the Right Clients An important question for service business owners to ask is not just, “How do I get clients?”, but, “How do I get the right clients?” or “How do I avoid nightmare clients?” The wrong clients will drain you of energy Read More »

Can You Earn More While Doing Less? February 6, 2017 | Strand Consulting The Challenge of Success One of the greatest challenges for every small business owner is the challenge of success. Let me explain: when you start a small business, you are doing most (if not all!) of the work yourself and Read More »

The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Business January 23, 2017 | Strand Consulting Post-Holiday Season 2016 Now that the intense holiday season is over, this is a great time to do some strategic development.  What worked well for your business? What went wrong and how can you do better next time? Break down Read More »

Want Maximum Sales During Holiday Season? December 1, 2016 | Strand Consulting Work With Your Strength Welcome to busy season! Everyone is out buying, so let’s make sure they’re going to be buying from you. What is the best way to give your business the boost that it needs at this auspicious Read More »

How Did He Do It? November 15, 2016 | Strand Consulting The Surprising Results There are amazing business lessons to be learned from the surprising results of the US Election 2016. President-elect Donald J. Trump defied all expectations from the very start of his campaign. They said he would never win the Read More »

Is Your Marketing Relevant? November 3, 2016 | Strand Consulting If you haven’t noticed, the world moves really quickly these days. What was hot and exciting this week is often old news by next week. News tidbits travel literally at the speed of light with things coming up and disappearing in a matter Read More »

Ready to Make the Move? August 8, 2016 | Strand Consulting This week, Strand Consulting officially opened its new office at WeWork La Brea in Los Angeles! We’d love for you to come by, chat with us and take a look around when you’re in the area. In the process of Read More »

I Figured Out How to Hack Instagram July 27, 2016 | Strand Consulting In just over 3 months I went from Insta-illiterate with only 17 followers to over 1,100 followers using 3 simple hacks that I have to share. So much of social media looks like a magic show but the truth is it’s really Read More »

How to Get Your Customers to Line Up June 20, 2016 | Strand Consulting Business Strategy Tips from Southwest I recently flew to New York for a speaking tour where I met with some great business-minded people in Manhattan, Woodmere and Lakewood. Flying with Southwest Airlines for the first time was a really novel experience; Read More »

I Met the Most Brilliant Businessman June 1, 2016 | Strand Consulting Over the holiday I happened upon one of the more brilliant business people that I have met in my lifetime. Malcolm* has been able to up his income by 1200% with just a simple idea, giving him more money with Read More »

Business Lessons from the 2016 Presidential Campaign March 15, 2016 | Strand Consulting Presidential Campaign Front-Runners It is no surprise that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are front-runners in their bid to become the 45th President of the United States. Though the media has been slinging dirt on both of them from the Read More »

How to Hire the Best Team for Your Nonprofit February 29, 2016 | Strand Consulting Time to Hire Something that many businesses and non-profits struggle with, is determining when they should make their first hire. You had a great idea for a new Jewish nonprofit. Thankfully, people have responded positively and you are overwhelmed by Read More »

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