Ramon S. Gil

Life & Entrepreneurship




What You Believe Matters. While we all think that our minds decide for us when and what we buy, it is often our heart that makes the real decision. We are emotional creatures and we all have principles and beliefs… Continue Reading →


“In Okinawa, Honor Very Serious Business!” In case you’re wondering, that’s the line Mr. Miyagi gave Daniel in Karate Kid II when trying to explain why they were going to have to fight some bad dudes to the death. I… Continue Reading →


Can Charisma Be Learned? While exploring some of the forums on TED.com, I came across this question. It was intriguing because I felt that as an immigrant teen of 14, I took the opportunity to try to “curate” my personality… Continue Reading →


How to Market Your Business on Facebook This may be a heretical thing to say but I don’t believe Facebook marketing works. Okay, just so I don’t draw the ire of social media experts everywhere, I will qualify that statement…. Continue Reading →


The Holy Trinity of Sales Did you ever wish you could guarantee how much revenue was coming in to your business from one month to the other? Well, there are no guarantees in life and business but we can come… Continue Reading →

eMail Marketing

Better Click Rates for Your eBlasts It seems that nowadays, everyone who runs a business is sending out a regular e-newsletter or eBlast. But truth be told, how many of them do you actually read? Or turn it around, how… Continue Reading →


Do We Have Chemistry? They say business is all about relationships. Well it is. And the better your relationships, the better your business. If you’ve ever attended any of my workshops, you’ve no doubt heard me quote Jeffrey Gitomer saying… Continue Reading →


Wanna Start A Networking Group? There’s An App For That! A few years ago, I attended a seminar on networking and the speaker had emphasized the advantages of leading your own networking group. You get to control the agenda, set… Continue Reading →


Speak from the Heart The role and importance of honesty and sincerity in business. Back when the internet was new and online dating was hazardous to your health, I posted a personal ad on AOL. I had just moved to… Continue Reading →

Still No Website?

Another little post on the importance and advantages of having a website for your business and the obstacles that are involved in building one. I was at a marketing networking group recently and a surprising number of members likened themselves… Continue Reading →

Your Logo

Tips on Getting a Logo Designed for your Business This piece was originally published in the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce’s publication Business Matters Spring 08 issue. How much does it cost to get a logo designed? In 1971, Carolyn Davidson… Continue Reading →


Get More Sales by Reading the Glossies Ever go to a business networking event and ask yourself “Great, what am I going to talk about these people tonight?” Well here’s a little tip on how to become a better networker…. Continue Reading →

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