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Regardless of what you sell, each and every one of us is in the marketing business. The failure or success of a business depends on its marketing. But we frequently spin our wheels thinking we are doing it right and wondering why it isn’t working. I’ve put together some common mistakes made by entrepreneurs when they … Read moreRead More
During a month when things are quieter is a good time to take another look at your website and decide if you can do anything to make it better. Your website is an important part of your marketing efforts so should not be neglected. A little tweaking can make a big difference It’s a good … Read moreRead More
Habits are built as a result of repetition. The philosopher Aristotle said many hundreds of years ago that “we are what we repeatedly do.” And this applies as much to where your customers buy gifts as much as it does to losing weight or smoking. It also applies to you. Have you created the Marketing Habit? … Read moreRead More
A website is not like the Field of Dreams. You can’t just build it and hope your customers will come. It takes marketing with a number of different spokes in that marketing wheel. Many of the successful online businesses, particularly the large ones, have a highly specialized marketing staff running their SEO and marketing. But by … Read moreRead More
All too often, new business owners come on strong when they start. They spend lots of time and money telling people all about their new venture. But then they run out of ideas and slow down. They sit by the phone waiting for it to ring, all the while wondering why people have forgotten about … Read moreRead More
When I was a little girl during WWII, my mother, sister, and I lived with my grandparents on their farm in Perdido, Alabama. The main part of town was tiny with a couple general stores, a masonic lodge, a Methodist and a Baptist church, and the post office. The train went through that part of … Read moreRead More
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 moreRead More
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 moreRead More
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 moreRead More