I was approached by Russell Vann, the host of CUSTOMER FOCUS MARKETING podcast on facebook to do an interview about how I find my clients. This simple interview turned into a story of how, in 2009, I overcame unemployment, moved to a new city, had to make new connections and finally, I got toContinue reading “THIS IS MY STORY MARKETING! What’s yours?”
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The 2013 Plush Show (The Posh Little Urbanites Show) and my interview with the CEO, “MOMpreneur” – Jina Park
I had the pleasure of attending as a Media guest at the 2013 Plush Show and I must say, that it was so much fun to meet all the “mompreneurs” and “dadpreneurs”. It was a 3-day show that started with an early morning, private breakfast on Friday, June 7th, where Jina Park, CEO of Plush,Continue reading “The 2013 Plush Show (The Posh Little Urbanites Show) and my interview with the CEO, “MOMpreneur” – Jina Park”
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”
SMALL BUSINESS EXPO WAS THE BIZNAZ!
I have no regrets attending the 2012 Small Business Expo held at the California Market Place last November 8th. As soon as I walked in the entrance, they had someone dressed in business attire dancing on a platform. I thought to myself, now this is the type of expo I want to be in. JustContinue reading “SMALL BUSINESS EXPO WAS THE BIZNAZ!”
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”
Vendor Spotlight: Cupcake Cuties Cupcakery
I am excited to launch the Vendor Spotlight of the month! As an Event Planner, I rely heavily on my preferred vendors relationships. They make my life easier because I know what to expect from them. Let’s take for example, Cupcake Cuties Cupcakery, a company started by Staci Adams and Jennifer Anderson. Staci is aContinue reading “Vendor Spotlight: Cupcake Cuties Cupcakery”
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!”
The Comedy Industry is not that Funny!
One of the “gigs” I used to do was work as an Event Producer for Max Amini, an Iranian/Persian Comedian. It was such a fun ride but the Comedy Industry, I have learned, is not that funny! It’s brutal and just doesn’t pay enough! Are you laughing yet? I have learned a lot and metContinue reading “The Comedy Industry is not that Funny!”