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Get return on your marketing dollars by creating a buyer persona

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Despite what you may believe, the copy on your marketing material including your website, flyers and newsletters is equal to, if not more important than the design itself. A beautiful design with no copy is just that, beautiful. However, don’t try to write content that appeals to everyone. If you do, you will be writing content that appeals to no-one. Read More

creativity

Unleash your creativity

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Creative people are inventors. They invent problems and they invent solutions. All people are creative to various extents. It’s just that some people act on their ideas and others ignore them. Creativity is an important characteristic to foster. Fostering creative thinking means you will be more likely to seek out opportunities, see problems and come up with new ideas and solutions. Read More

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Improving your business one step at a time

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Champions know there are no shortcuts to the top. They climb the mountain one step at a time. They have no use for helicopters! – Judi Adler

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Are you not exactly sure how or where to start? It is usually seen and understood that the most difficult of challenges are faced when one is starting a new business. However, that is not the case. Starting up a business is definitely a task that requires a whole lot of courage, but it is also difficult to grow a business. Read More

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How to get an “A” for Accountability

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“It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.” Moliere

Accountability is doing what you say you will do, when you say you will do it, to have the results expected – without having to be prodded, reminded, or rewarded. This however is much easier said than done. We first learned to be accountable to our parents and then other family members. Read More