Networking … It’s All About Building Relationships

We have all looked at our business and said "I need new leads." There are several ways to get new leads, but the most important way is via networking. Joining and attending networking functions, you are able to begin (yes BEGIN), building relationships. Once you've started building these relationships the leads will follow. BUT first, you have to build relationships. People do business with those they know, like and trust. It is important that you establish and build relationships with...

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Don’t Give Up Just Because It’s Not Working … NOW

As a fellow small business owner, having been in business 10 years, I wanted to share my key piece of advice that I give to all my clients. Along with debunking a few myths along the way. There is no such thing, as overnight success. It takes years to accomplish, and even then, it takes years of struggle, years of heartache. But in the end, it is all worth it. As a marketing professional, I have to repeatedly inform clients,...

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Start A Business without Thousands of Dollars

Yesterday I had a conversation with my mom. She was telling me about a business venture my future brother-in-law is interested in starting but didn't have the money or even know where to begin. I immediately realized that I hadn't taken the time to explain, even to my own family, what exactly Marketing Diva is and does! (Shameless Plug -- we help business owners and future business owners start a business or grow their current business) I placed a call...

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