Archive for the 'Marketing' Category

Have a look at one of your business cards with a critical eye. What does it say to you? It’s quite likely that you had your business cards printed up on a budget when you started your business, and haven’t done anything to change them since. Don’t you think it’s time you upgraded? It doesn’t matter how much we network online, a business card will never go out of use as it’s the best way by far of giving someone your contact details when you are out and about. A smart, modern business card says that you value yourself and your business, and that you are all about the quality.

It’s time to find some money in the budget to get a new design done for your card. Read the rest of this entry »

Put the claws of the bear to work for you and make slow times grow times.

Unless you’ve moved into a nuclear fall-out shelter, you’ve probably heard the words “bear” and “market” used in the same sentence a lot lately. Now, I’ll let the analysts debate the length and extent of the market’s slowdown. What’s more, I’ll leave the quality of advice and service you provide your clients completely in your hands. As a marketing professional, those important things are peripheral as far as I’m concerned. Read the rest of this entry »

December 5, 2012

Greeting cards can be a great way to stay in touch with clients and generate more business. Here are a few tips for using this method successfully. Read the rest of this entry »

December 4, 2012

The world of online sales, whether of products or services, can be daunting at first; the options seem confusing and the information conflicted. Yet as the designer or developer of an online store, you will need to guide your client through the maze of choices in order to get it up and running. Read the rest of this entry »

December 1, 2012

When you talk to people about their dreams, most don’t feel like they’re achieving them. Many of us feel like we’re stuck in a dead end job, not getting any closer to the job of our dreams. With job security dwindling, and fear of the recession lingering, most people feel dissatisfied with their current work, and have hidden aspirations to do something bigger and better. What is stopping you from living your dream? These four steps offer you a place to start. Read the rest of this entry »

Can Facebook Help You Get a Job?

Author: Mark Montoya
December 14, 2011

Social job hunting has become a popular method for job seekers and employers, about 54% of all job seekers use either Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn to search jobs. This infographic illustrates statistics on social job hunting and how social media is becoming an effective way to land a job. Read the rest of this entry »