5 Easy Ways to Market Your Business When You’re Busy

It’s easy to market yourself when things are a little slow around the office. You’ve got some extra time and energy that you can devote to your marketing efforts, plus there’s always the undeniable pressure of needing that next job in order to keep yourself (and your team) busy with work. But what about when…

Getting Down to Business (with Deborah Thompson and Keith Covington from #RYSseminar)

This post is apart of my live blog notes from the Raising Your Standards Entrepreneurs Seminar (#RYSseminar). This session was led by Deborah Thompson and Keith Covington. Different ways to set up your business Sole proprietorship Partnership Corporation In most cases, a sole proprietorship is a good choice. If you have 5 broke friends you hang…

Making Connections (with Elizabeth Pampalone from #RYSseminar)

This post is apart of my live blog notes from the Raising Your Standards Entrepreneurs Seminar (#RYSseminar). This session was led by Elizabeth Pampalone, Queen of Networking at Network in Jax. Myth #1: Networking is fake Many of us run into “fake” and unauthentic entrepreneurs. This makes networking feel fake. “Real”ationships: there’s nothing to fake about…

Protecting Your Ideas (with Camille Wilson & Fernando Dutra from #RYSseminar)

This post is apart of my live blog notes from the Raising Your Standards Entrepreneurs Seminar (#RYSseminar). This session was led by Camille Wilson and Fernando Dutra, Owners of Wilson Dutra, PLLC. Types of Intellectual Property Patents (inventions, methods of manufacturing, design) Trademarks (“TM”, puts the world on notice about your business): these are national through…

Entrepreneur Funding Opportunities (with Richard Cuff from #RYSseminar)

This post is apart of my live blog notes from the Raising Your Standards Entrepreneurs Seminar (#RYSseminar). This session was led by Richard Cuff, CEO of CTI Marketing. “Entrepreneurship is a spirit.” – Richard Cuff 7 Stage Development Process Visualize: anything goes, dream big in this stage Consultation: write down that vision and start talking to…

Finding Your Purpose (with Rod Moore from #RYSseminar)

This post is apart of my live blog notes from the Raising Your Standards Entrepreneurs Seminar (#RYSseminar). This session was led by Rod Moore, Owner of Valor 1228. Passion, Purpose, and Gift Purpose = why you’re here, why you were created, what you’re here to do Passion = what drives you Gift = given out voluntarily Passion…

Characteristics of Entrepreneurs (with L. Rachel Valentine from #RYSseminar)

This post is apart of my live blog notes from the Raising Your Standards Entrepreneurs Seminar (#RYSseminar). This session was led by L. Rachel Valentine, Owner of Rachel Valentine Consulting. “You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar An entrepreneur is…

Spreading the Word: How to Use Marketing to Create Interest About Your Business (My #RYSseminar Presentation)

This post is apart of my recap from the Raising Your Standards Entrepreneurs Seminar (#RYSseminar). This seminar gives attendees a number of great takeaways and is especially valuable for entrepreneurs and business owners (both existing and those who want to be). In this presentation, you’ll learn: How to identify your target audience How to find the right…

Publishing on LinkedIn Pulse vs. Your Own Blog: 3 Benefits of Doing Each

If you’re on LinkedIn, you’ve probably seen others posting articles there. Maybe you’ve even posted your own. Since they’ve become so prevalent of late, I’ve been getting a lot of questions from clients about the benefits of posting on LinkedIn versus on your own blog. I’ll admit that I’ve never posted a LinkedIn article (what…