Archive for September, 2013

Having a Pretty Good Time in Miami

Monday, September 30th, 2013

I decided to take the summer off and work for my uncle down in Miami. He is a realtor and mostly I am going around doing little stuff to biscayne beach condos for sale. It is not anything too difficult, but then I have done a lot of this sort of thing already. A lot of people I know are in the building trades and I have had a number of jobs doing this sort of work. Of course my uncle used to live in South Carolina and I would help him out around in Myrtle Beach and that area of the state. As soon as I could drive he had me doing all sorts of stuff for him, which of course he paid me cash for. (more…)

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Local Artists Should Now Apply

Friday, September 6th, 2013

The Mexican Restaurant in MaidstoneI decided that it was time that I change the logo of my pizza shop. I bought this pizza shop about five years ago and the owner before that owned it for twenty six years. I kept the logo because it was part of the charm of the shop. I decided to have a contest for a logo design that I would use in all of my ads and also on my shop facade. I was looking for a different way to come up with a logo instead of hiring an expensive marketing firm to do it for me.

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Finding the Right Way to Advertise

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Book Review: Smart Leaders, Smarter TeamsMany people start a business but then have trouble getting customers. There are many avenues to explore that can help your business grow. One thing that is a must is a good website. It will pay to learn web design or have someone help you put up a prime website who knows what they are doing. They can likely suggest things to include that you would never have thought of.

After the website comes the real advertising. Most people know of the simple things like having business cards to point people to the site and business location. They may try buying pens with the business info on it as well.

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