Three key fix-it tips for common marketing mistakes. By Maria Dykstra You’ve built your website and launched your social channels; so now the customers will come pouring in, right? Right? Is anybody out there? Don’t feel bad, we all wish it worked this way, but it rarely does. Even if you feel you have a […]
By Mark Satterfield If your company’s marketing effort has been filled with big ideas and good intentions, but little tangible results, you aren’t alone. You’ve probably heard the discouraging statistic that 80% of all new businesses fail within the first five years, and that’s not because of a poor idea or bad product. Rather, business […]
How to Create A Gift Registry For Your Small Business:MyRegistry.com Introduces New Kiosk Mobile App
Looking to offer a gift registry service at your small business but don’t know where to start? MyRegistry.com announces the release of its “Kiosk” Mobile App on iOS for merchants to operate an in-store gift registry service. This new application enables any brick and mortar retailer to have sophisticated gift registry tools that in the […]
How to stay ahead in business: make your calendar your new marketing assistant Want to ensure you do all the things needed for marketing and communicating your business’ progress? Put it on your calendar – Today! There are many things that you can turn into repeating events, such as social media posts, email campaigns, blogging, […]
The Case For Collaborative Consumption In her talk, Rachel Botsman says we’re “wired to share” — and shows how websites like Zipcar and Swaptree are changing the rules of human behavior.
Onlinemba.com has put together 12 startup culture secrets that any small business can implement. Check them out at: http://www.onlinemba.com/blog/12-startup-culture-secrets-everyone-can-learn-from/
Whether real-world or virtual, special events can do wonders to promote your company. Promotional events can encompass many kinds of happenings, from grand openings, open houses, seminars, product launches and tastings to webinars, Tweetups and online discussion groups. And that’s just a start. If well designed and implemented, all these events can generate buzz and […]
If rain or snow brings your bike rental business to a halt, you need to branch out and some fun nylon windbreakers, rain gear and umbrellas in your kiosk, stand or bike rack business. Don’t let weather slow down your earning power. Think of an option for that rainy–or sunny–day.
Heath Ceramics is based in Sausalito, California and they are manufacturers who bring us the Medium Straight Glass, very mid century. The glass was created by Jane Lew in West Virginia. Each glass is handled by 10 artists who blow and finish every piece of the glass by hand.
The first class of Design Entrepreneurs NYC (DENYC), the free, intensive, “mini-MBA” program that teaches emerging New York City-based fashion designers how to run a business, culminated with presentations of business plans by 15 of the 35 designers who participated in the program. The event took place at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in […]
Halloween spending is growing at a rate that is, well, scary. According to the National Retail Federation, a record 170 million Americans will spend close to $8 billion on candy, pumpkins, decorations and costumes – both for them and their pets. More than 70% of people in the U.S. say they’ll celebrate Halloween this year, […]
Tips to help small business owners connect with customers for the holiday season. By Connie Certusi Executive Vice President and General Manager Sage Small Business Accounting With the holiday season right around the corner, many small business owners are planning for the busiest time of the year, and it’s the perfect time to appreciate your […]