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Meme-vertizing

As a small-business owner on a budget, I’ve started using viral marketing referred to as an internet meme on Facebook and Twitter to advertize my seamstress services.  1) It allows me to show potential customers the type of services I can provide.  2) It’s “sticky”.  People connect with the images and hopefully remember me when […]

Knowing when to do what, when you are the person in charge

It’s hard to remember when to do what when you are self-employed.  There’s no boss telling you what your daily/weekly assignment is. I find it’s best to keep a to-do list that has dates assigned to tasks (I use google calendar’s task feature.  I can access it on the web and on my phone).  I […]

the day I stop learning…

I try and learn something new EVERY day.  With the internet at my fingertips this is pretty easy.  I took my QuickBooks classes online.  I’ve taken social media classes online.  I’ve brushed up on my accounting terminology online.  I am not sure why people complain about taking classes when most of them can be taken […]