If you’re in the process of making an important business decision, today’s post is just for you. At the very least, it will help you increase your chances of a successful outcome. Okay. Let’s go! I’d like to start by sharing something with you. It’s about certain questions, which people ask me all the time. Here’s just a small sample. If I provide (whatever) as a new service, will it be successful? Will I be more successful, if I become a niche provider, rather than a generalist? Is this a good name for my new business, product or service? If you take a closer look at those questions, you’ll notice they have something in common. They’re all decisions. And by asking me the question, the questioner is asking me to decide. Great ideas are not...
It’s been ages since we talked about healthy snacks for the office — let’s hear about your favorite snack ideas for work, ladies! During my legal eagle days I spent so much time at the office that snacking was par for the course — I used to keep a banker’s box on my window filled with random snacks (mostly 100-calorie pouches and things like Fruit Gushers). I also splurged on a teeny fridge so I could keep cold water, a Diet Coke, a string cheese or two, and possibly sandwich fixings or yogurt nearby. I tried to avoid the office fridge where possible (things tended to… disappear in there…) but I kept a few things in the freezer on our floor, also. (My office weirdly kept the microwave on another floor entirely so I didn’t keep as much in the
We all wait for holidays to spend more time with our families. Holidays draw their power from cooperation and gatherings; that is why many people tend to spend their holidays at home. Nothing wrong with spending your holiday at home if you prepare it for the seasonal occasion as you cannot spend your holiday as an ordinary one without a special touch to the decoration. 1 Hang Wreaths If you are sick of the traditional decoration when it comes to decorating your house before holidays, try a few changes as a makeover. The wreaths hung on doors during holidays would make your house radiate with holiday spirit in the neighbourhood. As we all know that Christmas is not Christmas as we know it without fireplaces. So, what about hanging the twinkling wreaths over the mantels but do no...
As long as email has been around, it’s still relevant today and proves to be one of the best marketing channels for reaching your target audience. […] The post 10 Email Marketing Ideas for Business appeared first on ThriveHive.
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Ah, February. January is exciting and new, with lots of great ideas and fresh energy. Then February comes in as a wakeup call. The holidays are officially […] The post February Instagram Ideas and Examples appeared first on ThriveHive.
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Web design represents your business online. After all, isn’t your digital marketing all about promoting links back to your website and encouraging visits to your website? And once everyone’s there ogling your logo and everything, what will they think about you? Is your brand plain and minimal? Are you intentionally rough or un-polished? Is your brand fussy and buttoned up? Would someone call you bold and fierce? Maybe you’re a mix of everything: fussy, bold, fierce, AND minimal. Let’s explore web design ideas to show off your personality in six areas: fonts, photos, colors, illustrations, copy, and design accents. Choose Fresh Fonts I think your choice of fonts is one of the easiest ways to show your personality. It’s kind of like picking out your favorite dinnerware at Target. Th
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. While many people may be looking forward to all of the heart-shaped candies and roses that are on the horizon, as a small business owner, you can start celebrating for a different reason: The holiday is an excellent time to build your email subscriber list. Growing a contact list is crucial to the success of any email marketing program, so to help your ongoing efforts, we’ve come up with four swoon-worthy ways to get prospects to sign up to receive your emails. 1. Be your own marketing cupid Partner with another business in your area that offers a complementary service or product, or a business that’s targeting a similar demographic. For instance, a boutique owner could seek out a salon, a florist could partner with a wedding planner, ...
*image source When the second week of February rolls around each year, Adam and I inevitably look at each other a little bewildered and ask “So… what should we do for Valentine’s Day?” As much as we love going out to dinner, nice restaurants can feel a little cheesy (not to mention crowded and overpriced) on this day of the year, so I’m always on the hunt for unexpected date ideas that will still feel romantic and special. I remember the first year we celebrated Valentine’s Day as a couple, we cooked a really fancy dinner at Adam’s place complete with steak and chocolate soufflés, and it was so memorable that we’ve tried to do something outside the box every year since. Whether you’re coupled up or single (gather your favorite girls!),