I had an interesting debate on Linked In recently after I posted my blog ”Some frightening statistics about small business” onto a discussion group. I thought my point was that if more small business owner…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on March 31, 2014 at 10:16pm — No Comments
Talking to a client today about how tiring her month had been with a roller coaster of ups and downs and good and bad, I found myself talking to her about my golf recently and how I was enjoying the ups and downs of it all. It occurred to me that business and golf are similar in many ways. Here are just six reasons why owning your own business is like playing golf:
Added by Laura Humphreys on March 30, 2014 at 8:39pm — No Comments
What Training Should I Get if I Want to Work in PR?
by Mickie E Kennedy, founder of eReleases PR Distribution
Working in public relations takes more than good people skills and a bright, shiny smile. There is a lot to learn, so here are some tips on what to focus on.
Added by Mickie Kennedy on March 27, 2014 at 7:19pm — No Comments
My mantra for small business owners is simple: Don’t create a job, build yourself an asset. When you own a business you have the opportunity right there in your hands to build something that can create financial security for you in the future. You are going to work hard anyway, why waste this valuable time just paying yourself to…Continue
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Running a business can be hard. There are many things to consider and your finances are going to be one of your main priorities. When it comes to keeping your finances healthy, you need to pay close attention to all the details. Here are some common mistakes that many businesses make which you should be aware of in order to avoid falling in to the same cash flow problems:
Added by Melanie Burgess on March 21, 2014 at 6:32am — No Comments
Why Every SEO Strategy Should include Local Search Marketing:
Online Internet Advertising - Internet Advertising for Local Business
Most Retail and Service Businesses draw customers from a radius around their locations. To effectively attract customers, in our age of mobile search, internet advertising for local business can be accomplished using several online marketing techniques.
The first concept of internet advertising…
Added by Shepard Morrow on March 18, 2014 at 4:23pm — No Comments
How did we take a small Wellington based radio sales consultancy business and turn it into a global success story servicing 400 worldwide markets and selling to 320,000 people? It all started with a Dictaphone. In the early days we worked out that we could show radio media companies how to move…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on March 11, 2014 at 12:54pm — No Comments
As anyone who has worked with me will tell you, I’m an avid fan of branding. I look at a client’s brand and ask myself, does it tell me something exciting, original and impactful about their business? Does it set the foundation for everything the business stands for? Does it place them instantly a head and shoulders above the competition?
Often times the answer is no…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on March 5, 2014 at 5:16pm — No Comments
Guest blog by Mike Brunel.
I am continually asked why my advertisers leave me after a few campaigns. I do not think for one moment that has not happened to you. It has me, several times, and every time it does I…Continue
Added by Laura Humphreys on March 5, 2014 at 5:12pm — No Comments
Many owners of traditional businesses don’t appreciate the connection between internet marketing and offline results. If they don’t offer products or services online, why do they need to focus on their web presence?
But this mindset causes them to miss out on opportunities for growth. There’s no question: online efforts can have a significant impact on the bottom line of every business.
A recent study conducted by Applied Predictive Technologies recently looked at one…Continue
Added by Shepard Morrow on March 4, 2014 at 12:23pm — No Comments