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Business success comes from a combination of vision, passion, and hard work.  All three are required or your business path will be rocky. If you eliminate any one of the three, you may as well close up your business now.

That train to success is waiting for you to climb on today. It’ll be chugging along as we continue to share information to encourage you, to show you how-to, and to help you along the way.

Are you ready to climb on or are you going to stay behind at the station?  You can get your free ticket below:

2019 Marketing Calendar Ideas

By Joyce | Jan 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

How are you marketing your business? Do you wait until October or November to begin marketing your business? If you think marketing begins in October and ends on January 1st, think again. Although the prime holiday season is the month of December, marketing for it should begin on January 1st and never stop until the … Read more

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A New Beginning

By Joyce | Jan 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

January 1, 2019 Today is the beginning of the rest of your life— both personal and  in business. This reminds me of another day almost 58 years ago — March 3, 1961.  I walked out of the National US Census Office for the last time.  As I looked around me at the snow on the … Read more

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Newsletter – December

By Joyce | Dec 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

WARNING: TWO OUT OF EVERY THREE BUSINESSES IN THIS INDUSTRY WILL BE CLOSED IN FIVE YEARS. WILL YOURS BE ONE OF THEM? As I write this, Christmas is just a little over a week away.  Some of you are buried in baskets, shred, and ribbons while others are wondering when that big order is finally … Read more

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So You Want to Start a Gift Basket Business?

By Joyce | Dec 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

This is an open letter to those of you who have dreamed of starting a gift basket business but never did anything about it.  Even those of you who have started one that isn’t going anywhere may find some information here that will be beneficial to you. This isn’t a short article.  So grab your … Read more

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Easy ways to say thank you

Easy ways to Say Thank You

By Joyce | Nov 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you have a business, you have competition.  One of the best marketing ideas is simple.  Just say Thank You. Thank yous have to be sincere but they don’t have to be expensive.  And they don’t always have to be gifts. Here are some ideas to get you started. 1.  Call them and thank them … Read more

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Three Tips for Greater Happiness in Your Business.

By Joyce | Jan 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many people start a business because they are trying to escape something in their life that makes them unhappy.  And then they discover that the demands of their business are also making them unhappy. True happiness comes from within and we have to decide for ourselves how happy we will be but here are some tips for … Read more

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Should you use text messaging for Marketing?

Should You Use Text Messaging for Marketing?

By Joyce | Jan 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Should You Use Text Messaging for Marketing? One thing to be aware of when marketing your business is that using text messaging to market may lose you customers rather than gain them. People tend to think that everyone loves text messaging and that everyone has smartphones and that everyone has free unlimited data on their … Read more

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When Disaster Hits Your Business!

By Joyce | Jan 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Businesses go out of business for many reasons.  But one of the major reasons is just not sticking it out long enough. Starting a business is easy.  It’s sticking it out and growing your business that is hard.  All of us have had days, weeks, or even months when we’ve wondered if it is worth it.  No … Read more

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Mary Babiez - Thoughtful Presence

Business Spotlight- Mary Babiez-Thoughtful Presence

By Joyce | Jan 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mary Babiez – Owner of Thoughtful Presence For Mary Babiez , having her own business was a lifelong dream.  But she kept putting it off waiting until the time was right.  After working for Hyatt Hotels for five years and United Airlines for ten, she finally realized that the time would never be perfect.  If … Read more

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What Did you Learn?

By Joyce Reid | Jan 5, 2018 | 2 Comments

Remember that girl called Goldilocks? How she broke into the house of the Three Bears? And how she ate their porridge, sat in their chairs, and slept on their beds? All while the three bears felt that their little home in the forest was safe and secure while they went into the woods for a … Read more

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