6 Tips for Printing DIY Stationery for Your Home and Small Business


Creating stationery is not an easy art form, especially if you are planning to turn it into a small business. True, the tools you need are easily available, such as a good printer, art materials, paper, and image-editing software. However, creating designs for letterheads, notepads, and the like are not simple. It takes a lot of talent and skill to balance form and function when designing stationery. After all, a couple of mistakes here and there can cost you dearly.

Thankfully, there are several things you can do to lessen your financial and artistic load. Here are six tips to help you in making DIY stationery, be it at home or for business.

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Think There’s Only One Form Of Marketing? Think Again!


Marketing is one of the most central and important elements to any business. If you’re not engaging with and drawing in customers, then your business is pretty much doomed to fail from the very start. The problem that a lot of business find themselves with is that, while they understand that marketing is extremely important, they don’t realize just how broad and varied it is as a practice. They assume that there is perhaps only one “correct” way to market their business and try to pursue that, even if it’s not actually going to do them any good. In fact, the opposite is true; there are as many different ways to market a business as there are businesses themselves. Each one is unique and has its own advantages and disadvantages depending on the kind of business that you’re running. With that in mind, here are a few of the most common and effective forms of marketing and how they might help your business.

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4 Simple Strategies to Help You Find the Right Digital Signage Company


These days, many business owners are realizing that optimizing their marketing efforts can take their conversion rates from average to exceptional. If you’ve recently drawn this conclusion, now is the time to hop on the digital signage bandwagon. This unique form of marketing will empower you to connect with members of your target market in a simple way that can optimize brand recognition and lead to conversion. When you get ready to locate a company to offer you these brand-building signage services, it’s important to know how to find the ideal firm. Below you will find several simple strategies you can use to locate the right digital signage company:

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Set Up Your Business for the Long Run with Effective Marketing


Starting a business is a thrilling endeavor for every new business owners. Once all the paperwork is done, the business plan is set and the doors finally open, many breathe a sigh of relief. Knowledgeable business owners know that the real work in starting a new business is getting your first customers, though, and getting them to come back.

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How to Produce Great Promotional Videos for Your Business


Video is one of the most powerful ways to market to huge numbers of people. If you approach this marketing strategy in the right way, it has the potential to generate new business like no other marketing methods can. However, if you produce poor quality videos, it can affect your business’s reputation and it could cost you a lot of money in the long run. This is why you should be aware of the tips below, so that every promotional video you create from now on is a success.

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Growth Hacking 101: Adopting Brick and Mortar Techniques for the Web


A lot has changed for businesses over the past few decades. In the past, most businesses were set up in a physical location – offering services or goods from a storefront. As technology has improved, and become a more integral part of our lives, many businesses are now choosing to be conducted solely online, and are abandoning the old brick and mortar methods. While the days of every business having a store may be gone, that does not mean the techniques that made them successful are gone with them. Many of the tools that work for brick and mortar establishments can apply to the web, as long as you are willing to tweak them a bit.

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How to Increase Conversion Rate and Boost Online Sales


Running a business means that you also need a marketing strategy, which in this modern age that we live in also means having a website. Having a website though is not enough, as you need to actively market your site in order to compete with other businesses providing the same goods or services. It is important that you look at conversion rate optimisation for your landing page to make sure that your clicks turn into sales. There are plenty of information freely available online, and here is a breakdown of what you need to consider.

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Why Branded Merchandise Should be Part of Your Long-term Strategy?


We all own something with a logo printed on it that we were handed at a promotional campaign of some business. The great thing about these items is that as long as they stay in front of our sight, they are remarketing the brand to the beholder.

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3 Reasons Why You Still Need Print Media for Your Business


If you own a small business you are probably juggling everything from managing your daily operations, to hiring, payroll, marketing, and managing your team. If you have a physical brick and mortar store, a consulting firm, an online business or a service-based business you also know how important social media marketing is to driving business and traffic to your website. As we move into the new year, social media will become even more large scale as studies have shown that it drives consumer buying decisions at ever increasing rates.

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Starbucks Christmas Paper Cups: How to Promote Your Brand

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How attached are you to your humble takeaway coffee cup? While you may answer “not very”, the majority of us are more passionate about the paper cup than we might realise. Many retailers have special promotion during Christmas time to introduce special drink or packaging. While some of the special promotions may go unnoticed others become very popular. In fact consumers may come to expect them year after year. So what can a simple coffee cup can do to promote your brand? Paper cup retailer Inn Supplies explains…

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