More and more businesses these days are finding ways to give back to their community through philanthropy, through pro-bono work, through employee-volunteer incentives, or product/service donations to raise money, and increasingly finding that the more they reach out to help their communities, the more rewards they are reaping.Details
Fear of Public Speaking – A Common Phobia Public Speaking Anxiety, also known as, Glossophobia is much more common than you think. An estimated 75% of all people experience some degree of anxiety/nervousness when public speaking. Some common symptoms of this condition include:Details
What is Instagram? Launched in October 2010, Instagram is an online photo-sharing and social networking service (via a smartphone application) that enables its users to take pictures, apply digital filters to them, and share them on a variety of social networking services, such as Facebook or Twitter. The app is free in the Apple App Store and the Google Play store.Details
“Good design is good business” – Thomas J. Watson (former Chairman & CEO of IBM) Whether you own a restaurant, a boutique, a second-hand shop, a retail store, hotel, bed-and-breakfast, or any commercial space where customers visit … the way you showcase your product or service in and outside of your brick-and-mortar establishment can…Details
In the highly competitive field of hospitality (hotels, motels, restaurants, pubs and bars), it is imperative to have a strong internet presence. Creating an effective online marketing campaign isn’t always a simple task — especially for restaurant & hotel owners that are inundated with the tasks of running their business.Details
Yes, it is possible to have fun, be inspired and still run a business. How? Sometimes we get so bogged down with the busy work of running our businesses that we forget the initial excitement and inspiration that drove to take that leap into business-ownership! Sometimes with all the stresses, the to-do lists and the monotony we simply…Details
What is Pinterest? Pinterest is a pinboard-style photo-sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, and hobbies. Users can browse other pinboards for images, ‘re-pin’ images to their own pinboards, or ‘like’ photos.Details
The Golden Rule – treat others as you want to be treated – can be applied to all aspects of your life, but can also be a huge asset if you apply the ethic in your business dealings.
Are you a new business or have an idea for a new business? Are you motivated to start marketing? … Excited about your idea? … Envisioning the profits rolling in? Congratulations! But here’s the bad news … unfortunately, the odds are not favorable for your enduring success.