Well my friends, it's that beautiful time of year again where we hunch over Excel spreadsheets and crunch numbers trying to figure out budgets for next year! Though a riveting time for all involved, it can also become a bit stressful, especially as a small business owner maybe not quite sure what exactly to budget for. We get it. And as always, we're here for you. I have gone ahead and listed some initial steps and things to think about before going into specific line items.
92% of trade show attendees say they are looking for new products! Chances are you've considered at least attending a trade show recently and maybe you've even considered displaying at one. But with high costs and an ungodly amount of conventions, how do you choose which venue will be best for your business? Below we break down the different things to consider before reserving your spot at a trade show. Cost Trade shows can be a great tool to put your product or service on di
If you've dabbled in the marketing world at some point, you may be rolling your eyes at the idea of the free trash and trinkets that have flooded trade shows and customer pitch meetings for decades. But what if I told you two things: A. You can buy more than just lanyards and pens B. Selecting meaningful giveaways can boost not only your brand identity but your sales as well! Sounds pretty good, right? Let's dive into it. 85% of people do business with the advertiser after re
Designing a website can be a huge cost for your business. But if you come prepared, with a clear idea of what you need, it doesn't have to break the bank. Check out our handout this week for how you should budget for web design! Download PDF Here! #Copy #NewMedia #MoneySaving #webpresence #ContentMarketing #blogging #Designer #Entrepreneur #Money #SmallBusiness #Marketing #WebDesign #Multimedia #Outsourcing #SEO #Rebrand #StartUp #Design #DesignServices
On any given day you are inundated with Facebook ads advertising webinars you should take. You have “business coaches” flooding your inbox telling you that they can triple your profits if you work with them. There’s an entire list of podcasts and TED talks you’ve been referred to or have continuously placed in your ‘watch later’ cue on Youtube. You find yourself combing through your inbox and dodging calls from unknown numbers on your phone offering you things from business l
You know those magic weight loss pills where you don't have to workout out and you don't have to change your diet? It seems like everyone out there is selling those pills for small business. How do you tell the difference between the same B.S. elevator pitches and those offers that will truly add value to your business? How many times have you been on your business's social media page and received a message about boosting followers overnight? How many times have you been sent
Do you ever feel like everyone has their hand out? Part of starting your own business is budgeting. In the beginning you work hard to gather funds. Whether you saved up money, took out a loan or found investors, you pushed yourself for every dollar you had in order to start your business. But one of the first things you notice as a business owner is how many people have their hand out asking you for some of your money. Whether it’s paying fees to the bank, association dues or