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This is an exciting time to be in the business of helping small business

By Maria Conigliaro Traino | Dec 17, 2020

  I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.” —Anne Frank   Contrary to what we’re seeing all…

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Hereby Acknowledging: There is a Problem

By Maria Conigliaro Traino | Jun 1, 2020

“Boring.” “Not memorable.” “Not noticeable.” “Needs to be different.” “Needs to be more aggressive.” These words, spoken to me by the CEO of an…

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Three Ways to Promote Your Business for Free

By Maria Conigliaro Traino | Apr 21, 2020

Last year for Mother’s Day my 2-year-old gave me a morning glory seedling she grew with her teachers and classmates at daycare. The seedling…

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I’m meant to help small business owners like you keep doing what you love

By Maria Conigliaro Traino | Apr 7, 2020

How are you holding up? I’ve been jumping between my home office chair and wherever my two toddlers summon me, every day, for more…

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Inspired Studio wins Silver Award at the 2019 American Adverting Federation event

By Maria Conigliaro Traino | Mar 9, 2020

The Inspired Studio team was awarded a Silver Award at the 2019 American Advertising Awards Ceremony for our unique design of an original sales…

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Love Never Fails: 5 Ways to Turn Business Bloopers into Better Client Relationships

By Maria Conigliaro Traino | Feb 14, 2020

Did you ever make a mistake in your business? Make the wrong decision on a tough call? Feel like you’ve let your client/customer down?…

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If this, then that: Entrepreneurial word problems with one simple solution

If This, Then That: Entrepreneurial Word Problems With One Simple Solution

By Maria Conigliaro Traino | Jan 22, 2020

If there is only one you, then there is no one else exactly like you.   So…   If your business is a reflection…

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Four Ways Better Branding Will Scale Your Manufacturing Business in 2020

Four Ways Better Branding Will Scale Your Manufacturing Business in 2020

By Maria Conigliaro Traino | Jan 14, 2020

It’s not good enough to just have nice packaging design anymore, it has to WORK. Surface-level thinking yields surface-level results, so if you’re looking…

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extra toasty

Extra Toasty or Extra Profits? 🤔

By Maria Conigliaro Traino | Oct 18, 2019

So many questions ran through my head as I filled snack bag for my daughters with little orange squares. It was the only FAMILY…

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I’m giving you permission to GO PSYCHO!

By Maria Conigliaro Traino | Sep 20, 2019

Seriously. It’s good for business! As entrepreneurs we’ve all been there, the sleepless nights and stress-induced ulcers. Fortunately, I’m not talking about that kind…

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