We are so happy to be part of the new Madison County (KY) Community Calendar from the beginning planning stages with the coordinator and manager of the new calendar, Richmond Tourism. Nicole worked alongside Lori and Jessie at Richmond Tourism from the first meeting with all the local event contributors (including EKU Perfoming Arts, Parks &…Details
Setting Achievable Goals As an entrepreneur, the beginning of your fiscal year is great to take time to look back over your year, to celebrate your accomplishments and then review areas of concerns. Instead of viewing them as total failures or mistakes, think of them of life lessons and use them to move forward. After…Details
Startup Production, now in its 16th year in business, has had another stellar year in 2014. Sometimes it’s good to look back over your fiscal year, or even each quarter, to take stock of what you’ve done right and what needs improvement.
MCBEP Career Fair Day at EKU On December 4, 2014, Nicole Mueller of Startup Production was invited to speak to the area High School juniors about the Information Technology field careers. More than 800 Madison County high school juniors attended the Madison County Business and Education Partnership (MCBEP) Career Fair on Thursday at Eastern Kentucky…Details
Any business owners knows, we are required to wear multiple hats throughout the day, from dealing with clients or customers, working on bids or proposals, managing employees or contractors, invoicing, paying bills, reconciling financials, not to mention providing services and creating the products our business is based on. So multitasking is a common symptom of…Details
What is Global Entrepreneurship Week? Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. GEW was launched in 2007 by Carl Schramm, president and CEO of the Kauffman Foundation, and Gordon Brown, former Prime…Details
Leslie County, as part of the KY Promise Zone, are receiving community support and grants to build a sustainable regional economy that benefits all persons regardless of county of residence. Implement a regional community and economic development plan that mobilizes shared resources.
I was recently asked to be on a Local Business Panel in Berea, KY for “Entrepreneur Day” for Leslie County Youth Entrepreneurs which trains and encourages high school students with hopes to own their own business one day. I thought my answers to the insightful questions I was asked on the panel may inspire others and encourage…Details
Your Reputation is your Brand Your reputation is your brand, and that encompasses your company’s philosophy, its unique story, and its causes. So your content marketing (advertising materials, media ads, press releases, your blog, your website, and your social media) reinforce that brand. Are your messages consistent and cohesive to the brand you are striving for?…Details
What is Content Marketing? “Content marketing is a marketing technique of creating and distributing valuable, relevant and consistent content to attract and acquire a clearly defined audience – with the objective of driving profitable customer action.” – Content Marketing InstituteDetails
Another Google Algorithmn Change? Honestly, until a colleague told me that their placement on Google page ranking and the Google Carousel* literally disappeared and why, I had no idea that they released another update at the end of July 2014. But why would you unless you had an issue? They made no formal announcement, and…Details