10 Creative and Powerful Business Card Designs

 Business Card

Want to create a business card that drives customers to your door?

Business cards are an important part of any business. It tells your potential customers what you do and why they should use your product or service. Anyone can put a name, a phone number and a website address on a card. There are others that go above and beyond the norm and create something unique and powerful. Scroll down and click on any of the images. Like or comment directly on Instagram.

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How to Create an Explosive Brand Image that Will Grow With Your Business

What does your brand image say about your business?

How to Create an Explosive Brand Image that Will Grow With Your Business

In today’s crowded business environment it’s no longer enough to market your business, you need to be actively “branding” as well. The question is, what is branding, and why is it so important?

Creating a brand for your business is a long, focused process and it doesn’t stop when your brand is recognizable. In fact, the best brands with the most longevity are constantly changing and evolving to suit the needs of the market. Building a brand image that will grow with your business is challenging, to say the least, but it can be done with a little creativity and a lot of pre-planning.

Below are several absolutely crucial steps in creating a brand that will last the life of your company, and maybe even longer (if you do it right!)

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9 Ways to Make Your Company More Appealing to Job Seekers

9 Ways to Make Your Company More Appealing to Job SeekersHow do you make your company more appealing and get qualified job seekers knocking at your door?

With so many people out seeking work in today’s economy, it may seem like you have the pick of the litter. However, with more job seekers, there is more competition to stand out among the dozens of other companies to which these prospective employees are applying. Moreover, you will not only want to attract employees, but you want to attract the right employees.

If you are struggling to find job seekers, or can’t seem to attract the right people for the job, there are steps you can take to sweeten the deal. Below are nine ways you make your company more appealing to job seekers. By applying these tips your business will go from lunchroom loner to head cheerleader in today’s competitive job market.

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The Art Of Growing Your Customer Base (For Free)

The Art of Growing Your Customer BaseWhat follows are tips and tricks that will help you grow your customer base, gathered through years of experience and talking to customers.

When you’re a business owner, you never know when the next opportunity will present itself. Whether you’re a contractor, photographer or a real estate agent your livelihood depends on those opportunities, so you need to be familiar with every tool & tactic out there.

I’m a small business owner.

Most of my friends are small business owners as well.

I guess it’s something in the water. :)

No idea how this happened.

We talk a lot about how to increase our revenues, how to develop  customers, how to improve  the business relationship with our customers a little better.

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Fixing Your Brand After a PR Disaster


How important is it to fix your brand after a PR disaster?

Fixing Your Brand After a Brand DisasterBuilding a brand is difficult, but fixing a brand after a PR disaster can be even harder. If your brand is thought of as being cheap, poor quality, or irresponsible, persuading people to give you a second chance can take a lot of work.  This is especially true now that social media makes it easy for one customer’s grievance (legitimate or not) to spread to hundreds, or thousands, of their online friends within minutes. [Read more…]

Top 10 Promotional Items For Your Next Exhibition

Top 10 Promotional Items For Your Next ExhibitionHave you ever been to an exhibition and wondered why there are those stands which simply stand out and those that don’t? Or why you come away with certain business names or brands imprinted on your memory and why you just cant remember the name of that ever so important contact? Well it is more than likely to be your subconscious responding on many levels to brand images.

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Building Trust: The Difference Between Your Business Success or Failure

Building trust is vital for business in both the online and offline world.

Building Trust Success Failure

It is a primary element for success. Establishing trust is especially important for online businesses. However, accomplishing this goal is not easy.

Currently, it is a snap to go online, create a website for little to nothing, and attempt to sell any sort of merchandise or service you would like. However, to be profitable and achieve success is something else completely. For that, it is necessary to gain people’s trust.

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The Golden Rules of Successful Business Networking

Successful Business Networking



Some people just have the habit of giving their business card to anyone they meet in a social gathering. This is not among the most prudent practices. The fact is that you should give your business card to someone only when you have a conversation with the person and that person will be interested to follow up.

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6 Painless Tips on Starting and Keeping a Small Business Blog

Starting a small business blog is an essential strategy for developing new customers.

Starting Small Business BlogIf you’re a small business owner or you work for a small business, you likely know how important it is to make your presence online be known. You don’t want to be the very last page that comes up in search results when someone searches for the good or services that your business sells or provides.

One of the best ways to make a statement with your small business’ website is to create a blog with a link to it on your homepage. The problem is, most small business owners don’t know the first thing about writing for blogs and probably will struggle to keep one up.

Well, small business gurus, here is my advice to you.

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How To Represent Your Brand To Clients & Strengthen Relationships

You can close more deals if your represent your brand the right way!

Represent Your Brand

Whether you’re a start-up or an established business, you’re always going to have to make sure that you (and your employees) represent your company and your brand well to new and prospective clients.

What follows are a few things that you should take into consideration when telling your brand story, whether you’re the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, or someone who just got an entry-level job at a new company.

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