You Can Ring My Bell!

Technology is a beautiful thing, isn’t it?  We can Skype & Facetime with friends and family across the globe, allowing us to feel closer to those we love even with oceans in between.  We can also hold meetings with clients and co-workers around the world expanding our potential customer bases and staff options.  Texting, emailing, and social media are just…

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Facebook’s New Call To Action Button – Quick Tip!

Have you noticed this new button on your Facebook business page?

Will You Answer the Call?

A CTA Calendar (Call to Action Calendar which is I *think* something I kind of made up) is simply putting your social media…

So why don’t you Slide…

Whether you’re a home repair company or own a tax preparation business (or anything in between), you can create short, valuable “how-tos” specific to your industry on Slideshare. These shares build rapport, give consumers something of value, and position you as an authority in your industry thus building your credibility. It’s a win-win.

5 Tips to Getting Your Business Through the Holidays

Running your own business is S-T-R-E-S-S-F-U-L-L, the holidays can be even more S-T-R-E-S-S-F-U-L-L, so how do you juggle both without completely losing it?  Between holiday parties, shopping, family get-togethers, it’s easy to fall off the grid all together.  Your customers may not even notice your absence as they are likely just as busy as you, though you don’t want anyone…

Hourly vs Project Based…Are you getting paid what you are worth?

So you’ve found your niche, you took the plunge and you started your own business! Congratulations!

Now you are faced with pricing.  For most creative people, this may be an area they aren’t as comfortable dealing with.  Let’s say your new business is Interior Design, how do you determine your hourly rate?  Since you aren’t a household name (well, at least not yet) you can’t possibly charge what Martha Stewart does, or can you?  With your personal touch and attention, I believe your services are more valuable than hers.  So, what are you to do?