How to Avoid These Massive Social Media Hang-up

The beautiful photos, the meaningful quotes, the helpful blogs, all of it is essential in today's social networking platforms. It gives you a voice, allows you to be heard amongst the masses and you are given an uncanny ability to be original. This would seem like a gift, right? Well interestingly enough, it's a bit of a double edged sword. Though social media in all it's glam is quite wonderful, there is not just one, but rather hang-ups that can lead you down a path you don't want to travel. 

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Why Blogging Is Essential

Everybody has a blog right so how do you make your voice heard in a fairly saturated market? Whether it's business, personal or a fun hobby, there's something out there for everyone and people are constantly innovating new ways to connect with their audiences. So the answer is, yes, you should blog, but there's a special way to do it in order to set you apart from the masses. Tapping into that sphere of uniqueness will attract traffic to your website that will hopefully lead to sales. 

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How to Build Business Relationships

Check out some ways to build business relationships that'll have depth and sustainability. Make a list of people you'd love to work with. Maybe your passionate about their mission, perhaps you love their products, whatever their reason, list people you want to build relationships with. Once you've got an idea of who'd you like to approach, start coming up with ways to collaborate to make the dream a reality. 

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Why You Can't Afford to Wait for Inspiration

Our society runs at a fast pace. Daily things trend and within hours, it's old news. Marketers and advertisers alike won't use material that's 11 months or older because it's deemed irrelevant and social platforms are popping up at an alarmingly fast pace. So what do you do when you're in need of a little inspiration but you're livelihood literally can't afford to wait on the inspiration to arrive? 

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5 Ways to Choose a Great Business Name

Names are important. They define us and stick with us our whole lives. Our parents probably spent a good amount of time deciding what we should be called be called because there's great importance attached to a name. We think about what to name our pets and everything else in life, so we should definitely pay close attention to what we name our businesses. It's not just a whimsy idea, a name has the power to make or break your business. If people don't know what you do, they won't use your services or products. The name that we choose defines our expertise and helps set us apart in the marketplace.

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5 Ways Delegating Saves You Time

Being an entrepreneur is fulfilling, exciting, time consuming and rewarding. Many of us are up early, go to bed late and dream about our businesses. This next part might come as a surprise to you, especially if you are early on in your business, but delegating specific tasks could actually help you save time and help you make more money.

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Can Perfectionism Damage Your Business?

When perfectionism rather than clear cut vision is the driving force behind our business vehicle, the result can be a bit disastrous. Smart and talented businesspeople can suffer at perfection's hand when it gets out of control so we've put together some ways to avoid it yet still produce excellent, high quality work.

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What Do Conferences and the Digital Age Have in Common?

Conferences are such a great way to gather a group of people together to motivate them, share your product and evoke a sense of camaraderie about your business. The digital age has done something extraordinary for conference goers- it's made it a virtual experience and has escalated the numbers who see and hear about your conference from a few hundred to a few thousand people. 

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How to Overcome Feeling Lonely as an Entrepreneur

More often than you might realize, entrepreneurs feel lonely. They don't go into an office everyday because usually they work from home. They're not interacting with colleagues on a regular basis and while there are many, many perks from not working in an office, sometimes working alone can feel a bit isolating. Check out these 4 tips that will help you thrive both personally and professionally.

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How to Maximize Social Media Exposure at Events

Social Media sometimes feels like it's taking over every aspect of our lives with the constant flow of selfies and latte art and epic mountain landscapes. And while that's all true, there is something amazing about social media that just can't be denied: It's free and it's effective. It's continuing to gain momentum and extending it's reach to millions of people. So how do you maximize your exposure on social media at your events?

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3 Ways a Retreat Beats the Winter Blues

Planning a company retreat isn’t just something fun to do—it’s good business sense too. The winter is notorious for the blues both personally and professionally and a retreat may be the perfect remedy to nip blues in the bud and position your company for maximum success in the New Year. You'll be a hero to your team and you won't regret the decision to all come together, strategize and socialize. 

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Why Hire an Event Planner for Your Trade Show

Tradeshows are an incredible way to build connections, have lots of foot traffic and get your product into like-minded consumers and industry professionals. Companies have utilized this particular avenue for decades with much success to be had.

But why hire an events coordinator for your next trade show?

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Fourth Quarter Corporate Meetings

It's almost October and it's time to pull out the sweaters and fall clothes. We're heading into the final quarter of the year and with that comes mounted pressure to end the year on a high note. This may be a good time to meet with your event planner and arrange a business meeting to make sure everyone is tracking towards their year end goals. An event planner is crucial in this planning process and will alleviate pressure on you so that you can focus on ending the year strong. Event planners are business folks too and they totally understand fourth quarter numbers that make or break the year. They're here to help make your end of year a success!

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How to Partner with the Right Charity

Your event planner will have lots of ideas as far as themes and ways to make the event a smashing success. There’s so many ways to host these events and it’s even a neat way to tie in other sponsors so that funds and awareness are raised. Event planner’s are pros at the details so once you’ve decided whether a golf tournament or fancy dinner is right for you and your company, the event planner can get to planning! 

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