Posts tagged oct15
Organization - The Key to Staying Productive

One of the many items I get asked about is how I stay organized working with a few hundred brides per year. Although I am naturally organized, it definitely takes some skills to keep it all together! No matter what business you are in, the key to being productive is organization, not only for you, but for your clients as well.

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Working With a Small Office Space

For many, we have to adapt to working with a small office. If you are a blogger, photographer or a graphic design professional who only uses a computer with minimal equipment, storage isn't as much of an issue so a simple desk would suffice. For others like myself, not having enough space to run your business can be challenging. 

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Building Client Trust with an Online Business

Building client trust is the gateway to running a successful online business. It can be difficult to establish, since the potential customer cannot see or talk to you. Before I started my online wedding business, I completed about eight months of research on why certain businesses in my industry were performing well.

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5 Tips When Starting a Creative Business

When I started my business four years ago, I wish I would have read more on what to expect. There are the basics of course, like writing a business plan, but there was not enough information in one place that laid it out for me. I have my top five tips below when starting a creative business.

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Managing Email - Tips for a Productive Inbox

Ah, email....everyone uses it, and there is no getting around it with business. Email, if not managed correctly, can actually result in being unproductive. During my tenure at my last corporate job, I provided training classes on how to manage email. An average person would get anywhere from 200-400 emails per day, so creating a strategy and a user friendly system that everyone could benefit from was important for productivity.

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