Devan Perine

Devan Perine works with small business owners on their marketing and multimedia efforts. She's passionate about helping businesses build their presence online, and giving Gen Y a voice in the workplace. When she's not working, she loves to make a mess in the kitchen, and play with her band around Chicago. She loves to chat! Give her a shout on Google+, Twitter or LinkedIn.

Meet EnMast Member Corinne Flanagan, of US Tube Supply

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We’d like to introduce you to Corinne Flanagan, Chief Financial Officer of U.S Tube Supply. They're a wholesale supplier of steel pipe and tube materials throughout the United States and Canada. They're a husband and wife team with a few employees located in St. Petersburg, Florida! What made

How to organize a conference for small business owners

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Jill just got done organizing a conference for her company, The Founding Moms called FMCON here in Chicago. She learned quite a lot about what it's like running a conference, and how much work it entails. She shares her top tips on how to organize a conference on this episode of Breaking Down Your

Top 5 things every business owner needs to know (but doesn’t)

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Business owners need to know how to do a lot of things. How to do payroll, how to hire, how to fire, how to sell... the list goes on. But if you ask any business owner, they'll admit there's a lot of things they don't know either. In this episode of Breaking Down Your Business, Jill and Brad talk

Tips for getting more out of conferences

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Conferences can be a great lead generator, learning experience and networking event all in one. But there's a strategy behind how to get the most out of them. Jill and Brad attend conferences all the time and put their best tips together how you can rock your next conference and get more than your

How to get accountability when you’re a business owner

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We can't go to our team to ask them to keep us accountable when we're the business owner. So who can we talk to and be checked in on with? Jill and Brad talk about who and where they go to get the accountability they need to be better leaders in their business. Listen in on their fun

Top small business articles for business owners | September 2014

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Most business owners have control issues, whether we would like to admit it or not. How many of you have to see every document before it’s sent out to a client? (That's one sign you have some control challenges). This month we really hammered on our control freak behavior. It’s hard for us to

Top 5 signs you’re a control freak

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We've talked about being a control freak a lot this month on EnMast, and we talked about it again on the Breaking Down Your Podcast episode... but in a much lighter, funnier manner. You still might not believe you're a control freak, but you are one. Jill + Brad share the top 5 signs you are a

Want a long-lasting business? Here’s how to build one

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There's not a whole lot of business owners out there that want to build their business for the short term and then throw in the towel. We want a business that will grow and flourish and we're in it for the long-haul. Jill and Brad discuss the types of skills business owners need to have in order

How business owners can clone themselves (without having an actual clone)

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We all wish (at least every business owner wishes) they had a clone. You'd be able to do twice as much work, get it done the way you want to, anddddd it would just be awesome. But since that's not really possible to do in this day and age, they came up with some practical alternatives to help you

Top small business articles | August 2014

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Summer is starting to come to a close, but it's been a sweet season for us over at EnMast! We're loving our newest members and Member Spotlights a TON! (Curious to try it out? Sign up for a Free Trial Membership!) Each month we pull out the top small business articles in case you missed some of

Super awkward conversations that happen at work

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If you've ever watched the office, you know how painfully awkward Michael Scott can make things at the office. And then in reali life, sometimes similar awkward situations happen at work, too. Jill and Brad share their most awkward conversations in business in this episode, and embarrassing

Meet an EnMast Member: Treena Pitham of Octopus Admin

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Our Member Spotlight this month is on Treena Pitham of Octopus Admin. She calls herself a Solopreneur; when we asked her to say how many people were on her team she said “Me, myself, and I”. ;) Treena is a Virtual Assistant (VA). She can support SME’s with, virtually, all of their