August 20, 2014
Dave published this at 10:14 am
A mobile app can help your business do both those things. We live in a mobile world, with people using their phones for everything from finding the best deals to finding a local restaurant.
Developing and marketing your own app means your brand is there when consumers are searching for a business like yours.
If you’re ready for your business to go mobile, start with these four steps….
Create an App Worth Marketing
Before you start Read More…
August 19, 2014
rosemary published this at 6:57 am
By Katherine Crayon
You have created the blog of your dreams. You regularly update it with valuable content. Everything is perfect. Except…
Except the readers don’t come.
No comments, only a handful of shares and tweets — and that’s all. What went wrong? Think you need to perfect your writing skills? Actually, it’s not about the way you write. It’s all about the way you promote your content.
The web is flooded with thousands of recommendations on how to attract users to your website.
It’s important. It matters.
The Internet was created to let you share Read More…
August 17, 2014
molly published this at 3:00 am
I had an opportunity to chat with an internal leadership team for a major brand recently. Intrepreneurism is a strategic way of building teams and initiatives across departments, even within a heavily siloed corporate structure or hierarchy. That’s a lot of buzzwords for a weekend.
By sharing with them my experiences in building WWDF, I was able to help draw analogies between risk taking, building consensus and collaboration, even if you’re not launching your own business. It may be even more difficult to be a risk taker or ripple maker in a corporate environment, as one of the Read More…
August 15, 2014
rosemary published this at 11:20 am
By Robyn Tippins
Over the past twenty years, I’ve run several businesses and I’ve found that not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur. And, even the strongest business owners have seasons when they should not be running the show.
Here are a few ways to tell if you are ready to be your own boss.
When you are the boss, there is no one to tell you what to do, which can be both a positive and a negative. While it’s wonderful to pilot your own destiny, it can also be terrifying. You Read More…
August 14, 2014
rosemary published this at 6:09 am
When I was about 13, my family went on a camping trip. Canoeing, roasting marshmallows, and hiking were on the agenda.
“Hiking” as a concept is not generally something a teenager will be keen on.
In my case, I was definitely more of a “find a shady tree to read under” type of teenager.
The rest of the family wanted to do this hike, so they told me it was “just a short walk, no big deal.”
By mile 5, I was aware I had been bamboozled. (Turns out it’s about a 6 mile hike.) Read More…
August 13, 2014
Dave published this at 2:28 pm
It’s just you and yourself, working from your home, but you’ve got some great clients and accounts. Maybe your business is a bit bigger and you’ve got a few employees and a nice office.
Here’s one thing you need to make sure you have, as well, no matter the size of your business – insurance.
Why do you need insurance if your business is small?
No matter the size of your business, if you are working with anyone, you should have insurance.
If a client comes to your home to meet with Read More…
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