Your Business

  • What is multi-channel selling and should you do it?

    … Have you heard of multi-channel selling? If diversification is the key to keeping your investment money safe in the stock market, a pivotal role in your background experience in obtaining that dream job, and even the best way to ensure strength in a gene pool, then why not as part of your e-commerce business plan? As business owners…

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  • What is a fulfillment center and do you need one?

    … Have you thought about a fulfillment center for your eCommerce business? It does seem like a logical way to free up time, increase sales, keep customers happy and save on shipping costs. However, let’s back up a little first and understand what is a fulfillment center and does your business need to have a fulfillment house taking care of its…

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  • The best way to define your target market

    … You’ve heard it before: Defining and finding your target market is one of the most important tasks you can do in your business. In fact, we wrote a post on two ways to find your target market not too long ago, but in today’s post we’d like to address how to hone in on your target market by surveying your current customers. If you’re just…

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  • Effective Email Marketing: Subject Lines that Increase Click-Throughs and Sales

    … for at least 2 and do a split test. With most email marketing systems, this is super easy to set up. Track your open and click through rates for different emails every month. Make note of what worked and replicate that. Use your business name and, if you’d like, pair it with your personal name. Example, “Mathew from BostonCorp” or something like…

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  • What entrepreneurs need to know about sales taxes this year

    … presence.” If your business is growing, you may have business activities that have established nexus in new states. These activities include: A location – A new office, store, warehouse, factory, etc. (Note: you’ll always have sales tax nexus in your home state.)Personnel – An employee, contractor, salesperson, etc. Personnel – An employee, contractor…

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  • My favorite business planner and an offer you can’t resist…

    … If you’ve been reading the Launch Grow Joy blog for a while, you may remember that for the last few years I’ve been sharing with you my all time favorite business and life planners: Leonie Dawson’s 2016 Create Your Shining Year in Biz and Life. I attribute a lot of my success and growth to these planners, which is why I continue to share them…

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  • A sneak peek inside my offices

    … When I started my t-shirt business in 2007, I set up my home office in our second bedroom – the bedroom where my new baby, who was going to be born in a few months, was supposed to sleep. By the time he was born, that second bedroom was full of t-shirts, cardboard boxes and paperwork and it was pretty clear that I was not going to be moving out…

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  • How to price your crafts

    … This is a guest post from CraftMaker Pro. Putting a price on your work is one of the most intimidating first steps to selling. But don’t you know there’s an easy way to price your crafts? We’ll cover that in a minute, but first I’m going to open the book on some tradition pricing formula and strategies used by many handmade business owners…

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  • 10 Awesome eCommerce apps you need to know about

    … For an eCommerce entrepreneur, getting the message out to your customers in ways that make an impression and generate interest is critical to your long-term success. Doing so without wasting time and spending big bucks is the dream of every online business owner, right? So, how can you make this happen for your business? The list of online…

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  • How to start a blog in under 3 minutes

    … Are you wondering how to start a blog, but think that it might take too long or be too difficult? That couldn’t be farther from the truth. Today I am going to walk you through how to start a blog using Bluehost and WordPress in under 3 minutes! Why start a blog? If you want to start any sort of online business – whether it’s to sell your…

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  • Six ways to work smarter in your business

    … This post is brought to you by Sam’s Club and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Do you sometimes feel like there’s so much to do as an entrepreneur? I know I’ve felt this at times (and sometimes I still feel it), but there are things that you can do to maximize your work time and be more productive throughout the day. Last month I…

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  • Marie Forleo’s B-school – My review and bonus for entrepreneur with products

    …. And here’s why: Almost everything that Marie teaches in B-school applies to a product-based business as well. And, along with the bonuses that I offer each year to entrepreneurs who sign up through my affiliate link, I can help you connect the dots between the content in B-school and how it specifically applies to your product-based business. I’ve been…

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  • How to price a product [PODCAST]

    … their products! I’ll share with you the exact formula I’ve been using for the past 8 years to price a product that I launched (I used this formula for both my t-shirt business and my soap business). How to price a product This is the simplest formula you can use – (Labor + Materials) x 2 = Wholesale price The x2 takes into account your profit and overhead…

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