Running a small business is an art. You have to trust your instincts and use your talents to achieve success.
It takes a lot of hard work, research and study. Never give up on your dreams.
I’ve been running Creative Juices for over 32 years. It never gets easier. In fact, with today’s economy and the changing field of graphic design, it is a daily challenge to stay up to date and relevant.
That is why I am constantly reading and studying the news for anything related to social media marketing and changes in technology for website design and function.
Here are five simple ways you can increase your chances for business success:
Check out the following articles. They will help you reach your goals of business success.
Not only do you have to run your business, but you have to market it too. Can you believe that? It doesn’t self market itself. If only.
Here are some simple tips to help get you started:
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Starting a business is not easy. It can be fun, exciting and scary.
I started Creative Juices in 1981. I was a mere child. There was no internet. There was no Mac. There was little competition.
Today life is much more complicated for small business owners. There are lots of things to be aware of. I’m going to list a few of the ones directly related your business image.
This is only a tiny bit of information to help get you started, graphically speaking. There’s a whole lot of other stuff you should know. My goal is to help you get your business going in the right direction.
You can never have too much information (or can you?!) Check out the following business related articles:
Here’s the latest digital media and social marketing news from Mashable:
One way to do that is by checking out what other people are saying about your business. Whether good or bad, it’s important to know where you stand. Then you can act upon that information.
Check out the following link for online reputation management tips.
Also catch up on the latest articles from Mashable.
Owning your own business can be fun and exciting. Often it’s a challenge, especially if you do it all yourself. You have to offer the best products or services at a price people want to pay. You also have to differentiate yourself from the herd of other similar businesses. Promoting or marketing your business is a daily job you can’t ignore.
It’s hard to keep up with the latest news on marketing. This is my attempt to help you by listing the latest articles I’ve found on Tech, Business, Social Media and Marketing. Enjoy.
Check these articles out:
If you have any questions on social media marketing or promoting your business, feel free to give me a call at 310-791-5803 or send me an email.
1. Did you know writing your goals down is a great way to reach them? Post them someplace you can see on a regular basis and you will consciously and unconsciously be moving in the right direction toward your goals.
2. Social media marketing is a great way to help your business grow. I constantly scan online media to find the latest and greatest ways to help spread the word that you have the best product or service.
3. Read up on the latest social marketing news. Mashable is a great source of social media, tech and business news, and marketing and entertainment related information.
Here is a summary of the last few weeks of interesting articles. I continue to keep up with Mashable daily. I hate falling behind on my social media news.
This is part of my new series of article collections. I regularly read the latest RSS feeds from blogs related to business marketing, such as Entrepreneur, Blogging Tips, Anthony Morrison and ProBlogger. In today’s busy world it’s often difficult to find time to read.
But modern technology came to the rescue. I have my iPhone, iPad and Kindle to help me catch up with my daily search for news. My favorite place to read is while exercising on the StairMaster at the gym. Every day I climb and read for an hour. Not only do I stay healthy but I get to read uninterrupted.
The following articles cover ways to be a successful business owner by boosting year end sales, how to utilize Google+ pages for your company, how to store your data in the cloud, how to advance your website’s SEO (search engine optimization) through social marketing, and how to stay out of trouble if you’re a blogger. Let me know what you think.
Here are some helpful business marketing articles I’ve found interesting:
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I regularly check out RSS feeds from Entrepreneur Magazine and other business related sites. Topics will range from running your business to marketing, social media, website design and blogging.
Check back often to my blog. You never know what you will find.
Enjoy reading these articles this Thanksgiving week.
I believe blogging is an excellent way to increase traffic to your business website. The following books can help.
Why not buy yourself or someone you love a Kindle Touch for the holidays.