An email list is an untapped income opportunity for your business. What is an email list? It's a collection of email addresses of your customers and prospects that have agreed to fill out a form to receive emails from your business. These email addresses are collected into a CRM (Customer Relationship Manager) software or email database software that allows you to send out targeted messages either immediately or automated to all the people on your list. You can also choose to send email to … Read more about 7 Reasons Why You Need To Build An Email List
Setting goals are a good thing. Every year the CCM team sets goals for the new year. I recently met with the CCM staff team and laid out my vision and the goals to accomplish that vision for 2017. We have a lot of great things planned for 2017. Here is a look at some of the goals we are aiming for in 2017. Websites In 2016 we helped launch 18 new client websites. In 2017, we are aiming to launch 28 new client websites. Here is a list of some of the new clients we served in 2016 ... … Read more about CCM Goals for 2017
Everyone knows that sometimes an office job can get a little boring and it can become hard to focus on what you are working on. Here are the 5 ways that I use to stay creative in an office. 1. 5 Minute Journal I think the most effective way to be creative in an office is to have a positive attitude. 5 Minute Journal is an app for IOS (sorry Android users) that sends you a notification each morning at 8:00 am to ask you to write in your morning entry. In the morning you write what you are … Read more about 5 Ways To Stay Creative In An Office
Oh Pinterest, how I love you. I use Pinterest daily in my free time to find things that interest and inspire me. I use it personally to get ideas for projects I want to create, recipes I want to fix and all things nerdy. That is why I use it. But did you know that you can also use Pinterest to grow you small business? Let me share one example with you. My mom is a preschool director at Weekday Preschool, so she uses Pinterest for lesson plan ideas and fun crafts for her students to create. … Read more about Growing Your Small Business With Pinterest
Sarah Ware, co-founder and chief executive of Markerly, an influencer marketing platform, wrote an article for Entrepreneur magazine, "9 Marketing Mistakes That Cost Your Business Money." Businesses live and die by their marketing strategies. Here are her 9 core marketing mistakes that could put your company six feet under. Ware mentioned in her article that when she is evaluating whether or not her services are the right fit for her clients, she asks the following questions to make sure … Read more about Are You Making These Marketing Mistakes?
Making a website is like baking your favorite cake recipe. It is full of flavor and pleasing to the eye. For those who don't know me, one of my favorite past times is baking. You can learn more about me here on our meet our team page. I wanted to combine two of my favorite things, baking and website development to show how you can make a wonderful website that is truly scrumptious. What you will need for this recipe: Base Flavor Filling Icing Decoration Start with a Good … Read more about The Perfect Recipe for a Website
Many business owners struggle to be successful. Why is this so? Is it because they don't have a college degree? Steve Jobs dropped out of college after 6 months. Is it because they are poor and have no access to cash? Oprah Winfrey was born into poverty in rural Mississippi to a teenage single mother and later raised in an inner-city Milwaukee neighborhood. She experienced considerable hardship during her childhood, saying she was raped at age nine and became pregnant at 14; her son died in … Read more about 10 Rules For Success
One night after my daughter’s soccer practice I noticed a voicemail on my smart phone. The caller, I’ll call her Becky, left a message inquiring about my marketing services. Her daughter was also a soccer player and she happened to notice my phone number on the back of my vehicle while it was sitting in the parking lot of where I coach my daughter’s soccer team. The next day I called her back. Her inquiry basically boiled down to this, “Greg, I really don’t even know if I can afford you. … Read more about How Much Does A Website Cost Anyway?