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What did you do this morning? Did you wake up, get dressed and rush out the door to start your commute? Did you unlock your iPhone 6s and scroll through your Instagram feed with the odd double tap? Did you open your laptop and check your inbox and start responding to other people’s demands? If so, I am here to tell you to be more selfish. Yes, you heard, selfish.
How do you engage with your social media audience? Oh… I’m baaaaackkkk! The last time I published a blog post here was on the 1st of January. It was a blog post on my bucket list, which I’m supposed to update! HAH! Since I am no longer working for Post Planner, this means I can write and share my thoughts here more often.
Can you believe it’s October already? 2016 was supposed to be the year to end all years in the world of marketing. And yet it’s passed us by in a flash of lighting. Now the focus is shifting towards the year ahead. 2016 was disruptive from a digital marketing point of view. But 2017 is set to be even more of a game changer.
People usually raise capital through fairly traditional means. By that, of course, I mean that they usually just go to their bank to get a loan! But someone’s credit isn’t always good enough to get the loan they need. There are other options, of course. If it’s the right sort of business, someone could look into getting a grant from the government.
4 Alternate Ways To Start A Business by Aaron Leave a Comment A dream of many is to be able to start their own business. Some think it’s just too hard, but fail to realise the multitude of ways one can actually start a business. Here we can see different ways in which you could start your own business.
Money Saving Advice That Your Business Should Follow by Aaron Leave a Comment Our businesses are vulnerable to a number of things that are out of our control. Take for example market trends. If the product or service you sell is suddenly out of fashion, then you can expect to see your profits plummet. However, there are a number of different factors in business that we can definitely control.
Getting Into The Tricky World Of Home-Manufacturing by Aaron Leave a Comment A lot of our greatest ideas and dreams are crushed by the reality that some things just aren’t possible without the backing of a large business. When it comes to manufacturing your own product, this is exactly the problem you’ll find. Companies will invest millions into getting a product to market.
An MBA Is Good for Your Online Business. Here’s Why. by Aaron Leave a Comment I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: the most successful business owners are those who continue to study and master new things. Just because you have a successful online business or a popular online blog, and are generating a lot of revenue, it doesn’t mean you can stop learning.
Earning money doing something you love really is the ideal situation. And thanks to the internet, more people than ever are able to utilize their skills and turn what was once a hobby into a business that can earn you a decent income or even become your full-time job. If you’re smart about it, you can make the most of just about anything you’re good at and reap the financial rewards.
All business owners know that the employees are one of the most important aspects of all. As long as they are cared for, you can be certain that all else will fall into place. It is they, after all, who are responsible for the daily work which keeps your business going. If you want any kind of lasting success for your business, then knowing how to motivate your employees is vital.
Turning an Ordinary Business into a Family of Skilled Workers by Aaron Leave a Comment The most successful businesses are those who can adapt to market changes quickly and effectively. To be able to have this quality, businesses – and every member of the team – must be able to develop a pleasant and conducive working environment.
Business On The Run: Staying Effective While Staying Mobile by Aaron Leave a Comment There’s little argument that the smartphone is one of the most important tools that an entrepreneur can have on their person at any time. There’s the importance of being able to communicate with your team at any point. Not to mention the ability to bring up information you need in the moment.
Beyond Blogging: 6 Ways to Expand Your Blog in a New Direction by Aaron Leave a Comment Is your blog starting to stagnate a little? Are you unsure of what to do next? These are common situations that bloggers find themselves in. It doesn’t have to be such a bad thing, though. When your blog is at a crossroads, it gives you the chance to take stock of things.
I’m pretty sure that you have heard of the many companies that have experienced social media disasters. The various channels that are available these days offer a lot of opportunities, but also many pitfalls. And, those dangers are a big factor in the reasoning behind a complete avoidance of social media by many major companies.
“I’m a technophobe!” “Can you just tell me over the phone? I don’t like email.” “Everything happens online nowadays! Does anyone actually bother to talk to people in real life?!” The above are a quick glance through some of the more bizarre statements that some people make. Their case is always the same: technology is bad, they can’t keep up with it – and they don’t even want to.
How to Improve Your Marketing Knowledge as a Small Business Owner by Aaron Leave a Comment If you are like many others who discovered the advantages of earning your online marketing degree through a school like Arizona State University then you know what it’s like to put in hard work. With that said once all the hard work comes to an end, then it’s time to start your career.
This is a great guest post from Jessica Freeman. Guest blog posts give you an opportunity for great exposure. You get to attract the readers of popular blogs with your own ideas. Plus, you get high-quality backlinks that bring you traffic on the long run. If you get your posts published by influential bloggers, you’ll build quite a reputation for your own site.
Where To Base Your New Business: Options To Consider Before You Launch by Aaron Leave a Comment If you’re preparing to launch a new business, there’s a lot to think about. One concern you might have is where to base your business. If you’re thinking about possible locations and workspace options, here are some ideas.