For some people lists are sacred and they can’t imagine life without lists. For some of us lists are more work and more of a burden than a solution. For those who can make lists work for them they can be effective. There is a feeling of instant gratification when you are able to cross the task off of your list.
Every Mail Raider goes through its fair share of ups and downs. Especially in the first few years while you are still trying to stabilize. The secret lies in planning ahead for any unfortunate event. The steady stream of projects you once received may no longer be as regular. Clients might be feeling the heat as well and may want to cut down on expenses. If you have a spread out customer base with a good mix of those who pay well and those who do not but are regular, you may just manage to survive these times. Get at least a few long-term contracts in place with clients who may not pay as well. This way you will at least be assured of consistent work over the months.
There are many industries set to boom in the next few years. There are quite a few ways to spot them. One is to find out what people are searching for on the internet. This will give you a good idea of which industries are good and set for growth in demand. Say goodbye to year-long market research and analysis.
If you are new to the area you may wish to try several country clubs before deciding by taking out a monthly membership. Even if they do not advertise a one month membership, they can usually be negotiated.
Plan before you act. If you can plan your errands for one time or day during the week this is the most ideal. However, real life often interferes and doesn’t allow for things to go as planned. If at all possible plan your trip of errands. Try to avoid running in circles and wasting gasoline. If you can find a store that carries the same item you saw across town, but is near where you are headed anyway, use this to your advantage.
Allocating a budget for your photography and Video service should allow for the service you require. What you pay is what you will get! Paying for quality images and video is far better than skimping out on this service for your big day. Remember your photos and wedding DVD is the only evidence on your day that you actually got married. Of course the wedding marriage certificate and testimonials does play a business contacts part also.
When you are out shopping for new counter height stools, most people try to find ones that fit the current bar they have installed. This method works great for restaurant and business owners who have already put lots of thought into the interior design of their restaurant and they know that they will not be changing decor any time soon. If you are purchasing these chairs for your home, however, you might not want to lock yourself into one size. You never know if you will want to change your bar setting in the future or if you would want to use in another room.
This is just a ‘jumping off point,’ but if you can follow these simple tips, your small business marketing efforts in social media will be much more effective. If you have a profile that does not adhere to these suggestions, it is not too late to change. Institute these for a few days and you will see a drastic difference.