Friday, November 25, 2011

10 Tips to GROW Your Business

                              10 Tips to GROW Your BUSINESS
Do YOU want to increase your income? Tis the SEASON to have a side job, turn your hobby into a business, start a part-time hustle into money making machine.

1.       You must stand out from the crowd. Create all of your marketing materials to have a lasting impression. Your business cards should contain a photo of you and your work. Authors should always include a copy of their book cover.

2.       People rarely keep flyers, create a business card that includes your product and or program, in addition to the website, email address and contact number.

3.       Leave your website address on your voicemail so that potential clients can access your information about your product or services while you’re out of the office.

4.       Procrastination is a form of personal Assassination. Set goals and deadlines on them. Then post your goal sheet where it can be viewed daily, for example, next to your computer; on your office wall, or on your bathroom mirror. Lastly, if your project is urgent carry your goal sheet in your purse, create as your screen saver, post it on your vehicle dash board and set as your daily alarm on your cell phone.

5.       Create give-a-ways with your logo, website address and contact number. These items should be based on daily use: note pad, pens, key chain, mini hand sanitizers, pocket size mints, and or sunglasses/eyeglass case.

6.       Volunteer to help an organization. BLESSINGS come from tiding your time. It’s an opportunity to learn something new, establish new friendship, and it is great networking.

7.       Entertainers, Authors, and Event Planners can increase their business 10% - 30% with vehicle advertising. Car magnets, window graphics or car wraps are great for marketing.

8.       Include testimonies from clients on your website, flyer's or postcards. People are impressed by others opinion. This also provides legitimacy of your work.

9.       Support other business owners. Do unto others as you would like them to do unto you.

10.   Make money while promoting your business and other business’, find a sponsor for your website, monthly newsletter and or blog.

Don't forget to support Sandy's Land Christmas Party on Saturday, December 10, 2011 from
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Belle Isle Nature Zoo, 176 Lakeside Dr., Detroit, MI 48207.
 Registration is $5. To find out more visit See you there!

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Bozo John John is one of our sponsors, in addition to Jerry's 4 Season Service, CherrySplash Clothing Design, and Doll's Sweet Treats.

Entertainment will include: Detroit Metropolitan Youth Ensemble Hand Bell Choir, Bozo John John will be doing balloon twisting, Santa Claus will perform a Magic Show with Live Animals, Deer Feeding, Arts and Craft Tables, Face Painting, Give-A-Ways, Book Launch of Girl Power Discover the Princess Within!, SWEET Refreshments and Tons of FUN!