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Should you use text messaging for Marketing?

Should You Use Text Messaging for Marketing?

By Joyce | Jan 19, 2018

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

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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What Did you Learn?

By Joyce Reid | Jan 5, 2018

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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Coaches, Money Goals, and Baloney

By Joyce Reid | Jan 1, 2018

I am being bombarded by emails from so called “business and life coaches” who think they know something about both. They keep telling me that I need to set my “money goals” for 2018 if I want to be successful either in life or business. BALONEY! In the e-book “Your Gift Basket Business – From Good … Read more

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Gift Basket Network Success Express

Four Important Tips for the Gift Business Owner

By Joyce | Dec 31, 2017

I have just read a blog post from one of my favorite  Internet Marketing people on the web.  It was a “end of the year Kick Butt” type of post.  And it really made me think.  Many of the things that she said applies directly to me because, in addition to gift baskets, I am … Read more

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Avoiding the Alligators in the Gift Basket Swamp

By Joyce | Dec 31, 2017

Starting and growing a gift basket business is a lot like climbing into a boat and venturing through the swamps to hook the biggest and tastiest fish you can find.  If you are fortunate enough to have a guide who knows the territory and can teach you the skills, chances of success are faster and … Read more

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Business Networking Field Guide for Introverts

By Joyce | Dec 30, 2017

Does the idea of attending a networking event conjure up feelings of anxiety, nervousness, or even panic deep inside your stomach? Does your heart start pounding when you walk into a room filled with people that you may or may not know?  Who do you speak to? What do you say? Well, hold onto your … Read more

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The Three Phases of Business

By Joyce | Nov 23, 2017

Businesses go through three phases: Start up, growth, and decline. Unless you are just beginning your business, you want to be in the growth phase. The owner of  GiftBusinessINSIDER  and GiftBasketNetwork has grown her businesses through the years and her goal is to give you ideas to grow yours. In each issue, you will find … Read more

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Bibs Passion Oil

By Joyce | Nov 2, 2017

Meet Dave de Costa also known as Bibs, The Passion Oil Man Dave, better known as Bibs because of the bib overalls that he always wears, is one of us senior citizens who think retirement is the time for new adventures. Through the years, he has owned and operated a welding shop, built greenhouses and … Read more

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