10 Websites That Have All the Answers

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While that question is totally dependent on what your interests are, and there could actually be hundreds of websites that have a lot of answers to your questions, there are 10 websites that will almost always give you every answer you need. 1)      Actually, this is the “big three” Google, Yahoo! and MSN/Bing. Between these three search engines, you can…

5 Favorite Business Cards

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Best Ball Business Cards

Leave a lasting impression with these business cards.  Business cards are great to hand out to clients or use as loyalty cards, coupons, and name badges. Beating Heart Business Card Sale Sign Business Card New York City Business Card Spa Towels Flowers Business Card Best Ball Business Card

5 Sure Ways to Grow Your Business

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Skyscraper Custom NoteCards

Starting a small business is a gamble in its own right. However, once you’ve started the business, established your name in a few areas and have started building your brand, the challenge becomes how to make it grow. What can you do to ensure your small business continues to grow? Here are 5 great tips to push your business to…

5 Attention Grabbing Post-its

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World of Thanks Custom Post it Notes

Looking for a great promotional item or employee recognition gift? Personalized Post-it® Notes can include a name, logo, photo or message, and are great for giving to your employee of the month, special vendors, or your top clients. Balloons Confetti Custom Post-it® Notes World of Thanks Custom Post-it® Notes Swirly Stars Custom Post-it® Notes Great Job II Custom Post-it® Notes…

How You Can Create a Branded Website Cheaply

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Used to be, creating a website to push your brand and your business would cost a thousand dollars up front, and hundreds of dollars more per year to maintain. But with today’s economy, the tools available for free on the internet, and a few minutes of your time, you can create a totally branded website that’s all about you and…

Memorable Holiday Letters Made Easy

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Jolly Holiday Christmas Border Paper

When it comes to the holidays, it’s gotten to the point where too many people feel it has become a hassle to mess with all the trappings. Traveling to family, buying presents, exchanging gifts, having to cope with the crowds and traffic, and even all the commercialization of the season has become overwhelming. Purpose People have lost the focus of…

5 Genius Ways to Brand Your Business

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When it comes to branding your business, there are dozens of ways to do it. However, most of those ways are the same ways everyone else is doing it. What you’ve got to do is use your imagination and a little bit of genius to exploit existing ways to brand your business that other people aren’t doing. Here are a…

How Much Should I Put On A Brochure?

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Brochures are perhaps one of the two most powerful, yet inexpensive marketing tools you can have in your arsenal. While postcards may be the most effective, brochures can be designed to deliver the maximum amount of information in the least amount of space of any other type of literature you can distribute. But how do you make sure the brochure…

5 Tips for Developing a Company Brochure

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Company brochures are like the paper version of the “About Us” on the web. There’s a lot of information that has to be delivered in a small amount of space, and that means being efficient as well as being effective at giving the person holding the brochure a reason to call. Designing your company brochure right the first time means…

How to Apply Strategic Branding In Your Business

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When you say the phrase “name brand” you probably have about a dozen names flash through your mind. McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Firestone, Wal-Mart and several other company names pop into your head in a fraction of a second. That’s because these companies have spent millions of dollars in order to have those brands exposed to the level that they’ve become household…

How To Design Flyers That Really Work

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Of all the marketing tools at your disposal, none can be as impactful as the lowly, oft maligned flyer. Truthfully, a lot of people feel that the flyer is a waste of time and trees, but that impression couldn’t be further from the facts. Flyers, when done right and distributed properly, can be one of the most powerful selling resources…

How To Design Your Own Business Card

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While the days of the business card appear to be numbered, don’t let appearances fool you. While people use PDAs, email and smart phones to move data around, nothing is as easy to pick up, carry and hang on to as a simple business card. Even though we see business cards virtually every day, most people don’t think twice when…

All About Stationery Designs

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When you walk into a store that sells stationery, you expect to find certain things. Usually, you’ll find topical stationery that appeals to the masses, whether it be scenic, comedic or oriented towards a specific theme. And you may even find matching envelopes, and have it all wrapped up in an elegant box all tied off with a bow. But…

What Is A Good Planning Timeline?

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Good planning timelines are often hard to gauge, and quite often depend on the event in question. From the date to begin plans all the way through the after event clean up, when to start planning and executing can be problematic at best. If you start too soon, then you’ve got wasted time and effort that goes into it, but…