Business Resources

Best Techniques for Using Social Media

I can waste lots of time on social media — talking with friends, sharing cute animal photos and videos, posting the newest photo of my grandson ….. We all do it, but what is a good way to utilize social…

Starving artist a myth? — 14 FREE interviews!

In 2013, my friend Terri Belford gathered a virtual circle of 14 creative entrepreneurs who are making a living doing things you’ve probably always heard referred to as “hobbies” but these people are putting food on the table and money…

“Consignment Done Right!” eGuide

I just completed my latest digital product in the “how to sell wholesale” information niche. The title is: “Consignment DONE RIGHT!: How to Consign Your Products to Shops, Protect Your Interests, and Get Paid!” Whether you are just getting started…

Good Photos for Your Products

During my years as a sales rep, traveling all over Idaho, into Montana and Oregon, I did most of my selling out of a ‘pitch book’.  If you are not familiar with a ‘pitch book’ is contains pictures, sales flyers…

Finding Networking Groups

Last post, I talked about Networking with your Competitors.  I didn’t get any nasty notes, so I guess most of you understand the concept. Networking can be a very important part of your business growth — if you use it…

Email Marketing

Having customer email lists and sending our timely email messages can be a profitable way to keep in touch with your customers.  Since I have semi-retired, 90% of my business is done through email marketing and websites.  I still do…

Top Posts for 2013

At the end of the year at hand, I enjoy checking my stats wondering how my sites are viewed; what posts were most popular; and determine where I want to focus my attention in the coming year. WordPress tells me…

Amazing E-Commerce Shopping Cart Software

Gift Rep Sandy here with an amazing find! For the past 11 years, since we first purchased an ecommerce or “shopping cart” platform, we’ve been looking for a feature-rich, “off the shelf” shopping cart system with: •    REASONABLE pricing! •   …

Crowdfunding Your Business

Crowdfunding Your Business is one of the ways to grow, introduce a new product, or just add some extra financing to a new venture you want to start. If you are not familiar with crowdfunding, let me help.  According to…

Meylah Resource Center is Launched!

Recently, I became involved with Meylah:  A platform for professional crafters, producers and artisans to sell their products.  What attracted me to Meylah is their option for selling digital products, resources guides and tutorials all together in their Meylah Resource…