James McCluskey

5 Tips To Avoid Small Business Self Sabotage

By James McCluskey | January 8, 2019 | 1 Comment

Only about half of all small businesses survive longer than their first five years. Almost as terrifying, only around one third of small businesses continue to exist after their first decade. To many small business owners, present company included, this is terrifying. Having your business completely fail (or fail at all) is not high on…

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Increase Your Revenue With Company Merchandise

By James McCluskey | December 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’m willing to bet that no one else can sell your product quite as well as you can. You know the ins and outs of your entire business and know what facts to talk up and down. At the end of the day, however, you can only push so much of one product because the…

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Four Common Habits of Successful Business Owners

By James McCluskey | December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Running a business, regardless of size, can be a huge challenge. There are payments to keep up with, overhead cost to calculate, supply lines to build and maintain, sales to track, customers to contact, and at least a dozen other jobs and hats to juggle. If you don’t keep a careful eye on everything, then…

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5 Apps To Keep Your Communication and Organization Running Fast!

By James McCluskey | December 12, 2018 | 1 Comment

Being a business owner is great. You get to create your own hours, work as much as you want to, plan your own vacation days, work until the job’s done, be responsible for profit margins, and every issue and problem that develops is your responsibility!…Wait…that list took a turn at some point. Working for yourself…

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Gutenberg / WP 5.0 launches today. Here’s what you need to know.

By Quay Morgan | December 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tempted to hit the update button? You might want to wait. WordPress 5.0, including the new Gutenberg post editor experience, is scheduled to launch today at noon EST per the folks at WordPress.org. Originally projected to release in early-mid 2018, technical hurdles and very mixed feedback have delayed its release. With WordCamp US coming up…

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Make a Fully Customizable Coupon Code with Ninja Shop

By James McCluskey | December 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

There are many, many different focuses we have to juggle when running a business, and these come and go depending on the season. There is, however, one constant focus that never disappears: maintaining and increasing revenue. After all, money makes the world of business go round. One of the best tried and true methods to…

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What Makes a Good Product Page?

By James McCluskey | October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Stop me if this sounds familiar. (Not really, I’m mean…this is an article. You would need some sort of teleportation time machine to stop me, but I digress) You have a great product. You know that there is a need for it on the market. You have your pricing and all of your logistics figured…

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Ninja Shop is Live and Ready for Action!

By James McCluskey | October 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

When we were children, people always wanted to ask us the same questions. What’s your favorite dinosaur? Do you like the color orange? Who’s your favorite superhero? However, what I remember being asked more than any other questions is: What do you want to be when you grow up? When I was seven, my personal…

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Logos, Ethos, and Pathos. What Is the Message of Your Product?

By James McCluskey | September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Some people are natural born salespeople. They know just the right things to say to paint the perfect word picture. Steve Jobs once said, “I want to put a ding in the universe.” Similarly, one of the creators of Skype said he wanted to, “be disruptive but in the goal of making th world a…

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We Know What You’re Thinking. Ninja Shop? Why?

By James McCluskey | September 13, 2018 | 5 Comments
Confident Ninja

Recently, there’s been a change on the internet (I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost; for none now live who remember it. It began with the forging of the great plugins). ExchangeWP, an awesome product originally launched by…

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