One of the biggest challenges when starting your own business is finding the correct balance in your life, you don’t want to spend all of your time working as you will miss out on living your life. Striking a balance between the two has always been a problem for entrepreneurs with many simply starting a business a buying a job. Let me share with you five ways in which you
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As business people we all understand that our existing customers are our most valuable asset, these are our customers who have shown they trust us and who have experienced the solutions we offer to solve their problems. It’s also much less expensive to keep your current customers and turn them into repeat customers than it is to go out and find more customers. This is not to say that you
As a business owner the whole point of events is to grow your business and this means growing your contact list or email list subscribers. Just like giving away a free eBook or report to increase your email list. But, live events can attract a lot more people, a whole lot faster than promoting a free eBook. If you think about it, live events are often a lot more personal
Many businesses focus almost exclusively on online tasks and often forget or dismiss out of hand one of the oldest marketing ploys around, the good old fashioned press release. While, people read the news either online or off, press releases stiff offer great value. Press releases still get results although not always the types of result you might expect. Let’s look at some of the benefits of Press Releases Press
Thousands of Social media consultants seem to have sprung up overnight almost in fact as the plague of poor search engine optimization consultants is ending so the rise of poor quality social media consultants seem to be rising. Mainly because businesses now understand the importance of social media within their marketing mix and the demand for good social media consultants currently far out strips the supply. Typical consultants will typically
Networking is the single best thing you can do for your business and it’s also great for you. It can help make you get out of your comfort zone and into a new, more confident frame of mind. The more confidence you have, the more business will come and more business leads to more networking opportunities. It’s a circle of success that can bring a never ending stream of networking
Starting a graphic design business from home as a contractor is a great business to start. The term graphic designer is a very generic word that covers many different specialities in different niches. A graphic designer could specialize in any of the following niches, web design, print design, eBook cover designer, infographic designer, business card designer, and so forth. Each of these requires different specialist skills so you must choose
When starting a new business, it can often feel as if you’re all alone and the weight of the world is on your shoulders. This is especially true if your business is online, but it can feel like that if you’re starting any type of business. But, the truth is, you’re never really alone, you just have to seek out the relationships and go networking to build relations, rather than
Many businesses want to sell products online, yet many fail to realize that it’s essential to learn how to create inspiring product photos that engage and inspire shoppers to actually buy items. Taking photos that get results requires practice, education, a little imagination and time. If you are a new business you’re going to want to do this in-house to save you some money, and it’s also nice to have
It’s not always easy to be creative in business, however with a little practice even creating such things as spreadsheets can be very creative when you give it a chance. Most of the time, the creative process is not really as spontaneous as some people might wish it to be, and you can’t just sit around and wait for creativity to suddenly strike, creativity takes a little work and planning.