Is Perfect Polly a Perfect Fail?

So I was in bed, working with the TV on when this infomercial caught my attention. I’ll be honest with you… I couldn’t stop laughing! I must have rewound it 3x then, I finally decided to take a video of it so I can share it with y’all! I can’t possibly be the only oneContinue reading “Is Perfect Polly a Perfect Fail?”

Top 10 things Start Ups Need to Secure Before They Call Themselves Business Owners

So you want to be your own boss and make your own schedule and spend more time with your family? Let’s get you started the right way!!! After registering your Business Name/s with the state and filing your business license/s, these are the top 10 things that you need to secure before you can startContinue reading “Top 10 things Start Ups Need to Secure Before They Call Themselves Business Owners”

PLUSH – The Posh Little Urbanites Show… Open to all POSH parents

I have been on a trade show hunt for the last month. I want to discover and compare the trends and marketing strategies that trade show/conference producers use for success. I’ll be attending this cutsie tootsie little PLUSH show for my research.   This show is open to the public. Click on the link belowContinue reading “PLUSH – The Posh Little Urbanites Show… Open to all POSH parents”

Excuse me, have you met your customer?

This is a little test to see how well you pay attention to your customers. Moreover, I want to show you how you can use the information you have (about your customers) to your advantage. CRM or Customer Relationship Management is the best Customer Service practice you can implement. Get to know them and treatContinue reading “Excuse me, have you met your customer?”

The Phases You Have To Face (when working with effective Consultants)

Changes go through phases. If you’re in a position where you need to implement some changes to take your business to a new level, you have to accept the fact that it will not happen overnight. Let’s say a boutique shop haven’t been able to meet their sales quota, naturally, they would want to takeContinue reading “The Phases You Have To Face (when working with effective Consultants)”

The Secrets of Multiple Business Owners

After having interviewed a few entrepreneurs who own and manage more than one business, I noticed a few similarities between all their personalities. One very pertinent character I found similar among all of them is the sincere passion for loving what they do. It seems like they first realized they loved it then they decided toContinue reading “The Secrets of Multiple Business Owners”

WIN a Ticket to the The List Conference 2013 Video Contest

The power of giving is contagious. We believe that in order to be successful, we have to learn how to give and serve others. Wait, what is this event about? The LIST is a two-day conference for those who want to expand their professional network, learn more about entrepreneurship and what it takes to makeContinue reading “WIN a Ticket to the The List Conference 2013 Video Contest”

Successful Event Tip: Incorporate Live Twitter Feed

Social Media can help take your event to the next level. My personal favorite way of doing this is by showing a live feed of audience/viewers tweets. To do this, you must first understand the functionality of #hashtags. Here’s a quick definition and purpose of #hashtags: Definition: The (#) symbol, called the #hashtag, is used to mark keywordsContinue reading “Successful Event Tip: Incorporate Live Twitter Feed”

Small Business Tip: Spend Money on Marketing!

If you’re feeling a little hesitant about spending money in marketing your business just remember the cliché “you gotta spend money to make money”. If you don’t know how much to spend for marketing, take a look at your previous year’s profit (NET) and take 10-20% of that amount and spend it on marketing inContinue reading “Small Business Tip: Spend Money on Marketing!”

10 tips for a successful VENDOR FAIR

 If you are a small business owner, hand-crafter, painter or a service provider, it’s important that you research events that will help you gain new customers and new exposure. Example Vendor Fairs are as follows: Bridal Fair; Health Fair; Holiday Village; Farmer’s Market; Beauty Event etc…. To be successful, here is a list of thingsContinue reading “10 tips for a successful VENDOR FAIR”