OVERCOME ISOLATION AT CYBERSCHMOOZ One of the most significant, but unacknowledged problems of
running a business is that you, as the owner, get isolated. So stop
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What Are Your Small Business' Resolutions for 2011?
The past year was a busy and exciting time for small businesses. Changes in marketing, finance and health coverage presented a unique set of opportunities and challenges to companies and owners in 2010. Congress approved hiring and healthcare tax incentives, while tech firms and startups introduced new marketing strategies such as mobile apps, group buying platforms and location-based social networks.
Kick off this summer by heating up your connection with customers and your community! Memorial Day Weekend is the perfect time to start what will be a season filled with exciting celebrations, events with patriotic pride and awareness focused activities!
Break out the Red, White & Blue for Memorial Day on May 31st and Independence Day, July 4th. Your personal message of pride and gratitude will go a long way. Commemorating these important holidays at local parades and barbeques with those who support your success will leave a lasting impression and create a bond that will be hard to break. And the best part is your giveaway has now become a souvenir to be kept for years to come!
When I walked the Ad Specialty Institute (ASI) Tradeshow in New York City, I discovered a variety of products that help promote businesses.I saw everything from beach balls, stuffed monkeys, and bus shaped stress relievers to hats, water bottles, and pens.
Unique Promotional Items to Make Your Small Business Memorable
For small-business owners, staying afloat in a sea of big-name corporate brands can be one of the biggest challenges in today's market. In order to keep your head above water and maintain a competitive edge, you have to get your name out there - and get it to stick. Effectively promoting your business to potential customers not only spreads the word about your business, but with the right promotional items and techniques, you can build a positive image around your brand that helps people remember who you are and what your business is all about.
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