Happy New Year! Wow. 2018 is officially underway (we can’t believe it either). With the holidays officially in the past, we are looking ahead at a bright and successful year with our current & future clients. We are hoping, although hard to get back into the swing of things, that you are feeling motivated during this first week of the new year. Of course, with the new year, a lot of us are feeling the need/want to improve in different areas of our lives. Make sure you are including your small business on your resolution list for 2018. Here are a few ideas to get you started!
Your business is full of fresh & exciting content. Put it in front of your consumers. Surely, your business already has a website. And if not, start there. If you already have a website, adding a blog to it is an easy feat. Our friends over at Blog Starter can get help you create one in 20 minutes! Blogs are a great way to provide new information to your clients while promoting your social media marketing. It’s important to update your blog often & make it easy to find and read. Happy writing!
MAKE IT AUTOMATIC.
You spend a lot of your time & energy completing day-to-day tasks for your business. With the technology-filled world we live in today, there is no better time to find an easier way to accomplish some of these tasks. Think about how much time you could save by streamlining your communication with past, present & future clients, your social media postings or your sales. Th benefits of freeing up your time can be life-changing and the options to help you automate is never-ending. Here are some tips provided by our friends at Entrepreneur.
GET OUT OF TOWN.
Running a small business is a lot of work. It’s a big commitment. Most likely, you put your business ahead of a lot of things. It makes sense to do this, it’s your livelihood. But don’t forget how important it is to take time for yourself. Take a vacation. We are not telling you to head out on a month long African safari (but if you have the time & the funds, you should absolutely do this!) Even by taking a long weekend & unplugging from emails & social media to focus on your self will leave you feeling motivated & refreshed. There are several health benefits to taking a vacation so it’s a win-win for you and your business.
2018 will be a successful year for both you & your business. Keep this mindset all year long & you won’t go wrong. And of course, contact us to help you put your brand in front of the crowds!