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Fresh-egg-measurement-plan-and-guide. Have a cup of tea with OP! Today’s post comes from Laura Myers, a tea lover and Marketing Specialist with Ontario Parks.

Have a cup of tea with OP!

This blog is dedicated to all of those who love tea and nature. Are you worried about algorithm changes? Facebook is trying to reward and encourage authentic users, conversations and community building. Some very simple tips can help you maintain some of your engagement on your business page... Give a Toast. Beyond Selfies: 8 Clever Ways You're Not Using Instagram. Pixieset. Inc Magazine on Flipboard. 7 Social Media Metrics Marketers Should Track : Social Media Examiner. Do you want to track the effectiveness of your social media marketing?

7 Social Media Metrics Marketers Should Track : Social Media Examiner

Wondering which social media tactics are paying off? Advertising on Instagram. Why Crafty Entrepreneurs Are Using This New Trick — Create + Cultivate. Bartering of services = where karma and collaboration collide.

Why Crafty Entrepreneurs Are Using This New Trick — Create + Cultivate

Each party pays it forward by helping a fellow entrepreneur, while getting something in return. When you're both at the same level, this can be an awesome way to cross some business needs off your list, and take it to the next level. (You know, like a logo for your brand, killer headshots, or even some sponsored Facebook ads to promote your biz.) If managed correctly, this bartering strategy can bring new meaning to “your network is your net worth.” After all, when you’re a new entrepreneur hustling out of the gate, every saved penny counts, especially when your “to do” list is growing in tandem. For two entrepreneurs more or less at the same “level,” exchanging services can be part of your secret weapon. Spoiler alert: it can take a turn to disaster territory if you’re not on the same page.

Looking back at 2016 – Fabulous Places. A little late with this, I know, but the period between Christmas and New Year was full to the brim with family, friends, food and festivities… I didn’t open my laptop once, which, for me, is pretty amazing!

Looking back at 2016 – Fabulous Places

I’ve been self employed for 8 years and have loved every minute, it has given me a unique opportunity to explore all kinds of different creative ideas and 2016 was my best year since starting. I’ve made so many amazing friends along the way and collaborated with some truly inspirational and creative people. Advanced Customer Acquisition Webinar. Newburgh-Beacon Holiday Giveaway 2016. Now that the lights are up, the first snow has fallen, and those carols are playing on repeat in nearly every store, we figured there was no better time to announce a holiday giveaway!

Newburgh-Beacon Holiday Giveaway 2016

To celebrate the season, we teamed up with Nina Barry of Pasture Antiques to curate a festive giveaway comprised of products from 10 local makers based in Newburgh and Beacon. This area is wildly rich with new talent — we were so excited to learn about a few favorites! From a handmade wooden box from Rexhill Furniture, to handcrafted soda syrups from More Good, to a cozy Trapper Point Blanket found by Pasture Antiques, this giveaway is chock full of beautiful handmade goods that will please just about anyone. The 11 Best Social Media Automation Tools For Content Marketers. On Flipboard. Best Practices Volunteer Management. 10 Tips to Get Your Products Featured in Magazines’ Holiday Gift Guides. Habitat for Humanity House. Today I’m back for the final look at the completed Habitat for Humanity house.

Habitat for Humanity House

If you have no idea what I’m talking about, you can read the introduction here and see more of the space I decorated here. However, let me catch you up quickly. The awesome folks at GMC invited me and seven other bloggers on a Hidden Treasure Adventure. Living creatively. MAKEFUL ADDS A BOUQUET OF NEW PROGRAMMING TO ITS SPRING LINEUP. New original series Post My Party and Taste of the Country premiere on Sunday, March 13Nationwide free preview available for four weeks beginning Monday, February 29 Left to right: Post My Party’s Lynzie Kent (Photo credit: Elizabeth Kaye Smith) and Taste of the Country’s Danielle French To tweet this release: (Toronto, ON, February 24, 2016) – Makeful, Blue Ant Media’s lifestyle specialty channel, is debuting two highly anticipated new original series during its four-week free preview, which begins on February 29.

MAKEFUL ADDS A BOUQUET OF NEW PROGRAMMING TO ITS SPRING LINEUP

Dedicated to showcasing the beauty and value of creating handmade goods, Makeful’s March lineup includes two brand new series that take special occasions to the next level with creative flair and one-of-a-kind touches. Promoting Your Blog & Business. This week I’ve had a lot on my plate, plus a lot of great things going on creatively.

Promoting Your Blog & Business

We relaunched the site, and I started brainstorming a project I want to work on in the coming months. It’s been great, but the truth is, I have a ton of freelance tasks to get through. As inspiring as my jobs can be, it’s weeks like this that I just want to take a long walk, brainstorm in my notebook, and plan the whole rest of the year! But the reality is… I have stuff to get done.

Do you ever have weeks like this? 28 Great Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses Selling Online. By Gail Oliver, Online Marketing Consultant I’ve been writing my marketing blog for a while now, so I thought I would go back over some of my popular posts and pull out some of my marketing ideas, advice and tips for small businesses selling online that you may have missed!

28 Great Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses Selling Online

28 Great Marketing Ideas for Your Online Shop Post your products on upcoming social media sites, like Indulgy or Gawkerverse.Highlight any publicity your business has received in an icon on your website. For example, “As featured in this month’s issue of…”Submit your products to be sold in Shoppe, the online store portion of mobile deal site, Scoutmob.Get free exposure in the New York Times Small Business section by submitting a photo of your business and a 200-word description to their The Small Picture feature.Post an inspiring quote on Facebook (the most popular type of content for getting likes and shares) that is relevant to your business (add your shop url).Have a fridge magnet made with your shop url.

Fabulous Places on Pinterest. Discover and save creative ideas There’s more to see...

Fabulous Places on Pinterest

Come take a look at what else is here! He used Pinterest to dive deep Join Pinterest to find (and save!) All the things that inspire you. Oops! Or. Sunday Crush on Pinterest. Untry business. Having played at creating magazines aged ten, illustrator Sam Wilson’s love of art and design has developed into her own country business, which she runs from her quaint country cottage in the Cotswolds. How to Sell on Etsy Marketing & Promoting by AttentionGetting.