My New Venture: Top Flight Family

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You may have noticed that you haven’t heard much from me lately.

That’s because I’ve been quietly working on new passion of mine, a digital media startup on luxury family travel called Top Flight Family.

If you’re interested in travel, I hope you’ll join me over there and follow our social accounts!

I’ve decided to discontinue my work on CarmenSognonvi.com for now, but will be leaving all the YouTube videos up there as a resource for small business owners.

Thanks for your support over the years.

If you’ve got friends who love to travel, please help me spread the word about Top Flight Family!

Why Tech Startups Destroy Entrepreneurship

Why Tech Startups Destroy Entrepreneurship

Tech start-ups are the life-blood of entrepreneurship, right?

Wrong.

In this video I’m going to explain how tech start-ups are destroying entrepreneurship, and why you need to think differently if you want to be successful in business.

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Selling to Small Businesses: Do’s and Don’ts

Selling to Small Businesses: Do's and Don'ts

Are you having a hard time selling to small businesses? Are you getting doors slammed in your face because small business owners don’t want to hear your sales pitch?

I recently got an email from a viewer who is struggling with that exact issue in his business. Check out this video to find out what advice I have for him.

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Want Good Customer Service? Empower Your Staff

Want Good Customer Service? Empower Your Staff

Delivering good customer service isn’t just about training your staff properly. It’s about empowering them with the systems they need.

Book recommendation: Work the System by Sam Carpenter

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Why Your Local Business Needs Private Cloud Storage

A few years back, our computer at Urban Martial Arts crashed.

I wasn’t worried, because I had been backing our files up to an external hard drive. Only when I went to look at the hard drive, I realized that I’d only backed up a small portion of our files. The rest of was lost. Forever.

I don’t want you to go through this, so I was excited when WD contacted me about a new product that offers cloud storage for small business.

It’s called WD My Cloud EX2.

WD My Cloud EX2

Now, some local businesses will need more hard drive space than others.

If you’re a print shop or a photography studio, you probably deal with hundreds of large files every day for your clients.

If you’re a bakery or a martial arts school (like us!), you probably don’t have that many client files to deal with.

BUT if you’re active in content marketing, you probably have lots of valuable photos and videos you need to store safely.

That’s where WD My Cloud EX2 comes in.

WD My Cloud EX2.

Here are five reasons your local business should consider using a private cloud storage option like WD My Cloud EX.

1. There’s no monthly cost

Cloud storage services like Dropbox are convenient, but they make you pay a monthly fee. With WD My Cloud EX, you just purchase it one time and that’s it! No monthly fees to pay, ever.

2. You get TONS of space

Dropbox Pro is the most affordable paid option they offer, but you only get 1 TB. The smallest version of WD My Cloud EX has 4TB, but you can purchase one that has a whopping 8 TB!

3. It’s faster

Loading your files to the WD My Cloud EX is much faster than uploading it to a cloud storage service like Dropbox. For local business owners like us, time is money. All those minutes you save add up!

4. It backs up wirelessly

Unlike traditional external hard drives, the WD My Cloud EX backs up your files wirelessly. That means it doesn’t have to be plugged into your computer to work, meaning fewer cables to make a mess.

5. It reduces your stress

Business owners like us have enough stress. The last thing you need to add to your list of things to worry about is backing up your files. The WD My Cloud EX gives you peace of mind, knowing that your files are safe and sound.

WD My Cloud EX

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