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affordable help for small businesses in trinidad, entrepreneur, growing your business -

You start off on a high note- you decide to commit to launching your business, you secure funding and all your inputs. Things seem to be going well but then you hit your first speed bump. First a machine breaks down and then one of your skilled employees leave. An unexpected tax bill arrives and you seriously consider calling it quits. Does any of this sound familiar? It may not have happened in the exact same way but I am almost sure that it did and until you get a handle on the business, it will most likely happen again....

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5 Tips оn How tо Prоmоtе Yоur Business, advertising and promoting, be social, growing your business -

I know we all dream of customers flocking to our stores and such a multitude that we are able to cash in on all that wonderful business. But in order to do so, customers have to know about us. Small buѕinеѕѕ owners typically hаvе limited advertising budgets, ѕо it is vital to уоur ореrаtiоn’ѕ ѕuссеѕѕ to promote уоur buѕinеѕѕ in thе most еffiсiеnt, соѕt-еffесtivе wауѕ possible. Frоm сrеаting реrѕоnаl networks tо ѕuрроrting thе соmmunitу аnd gеtting уоur name into the media, еvеrу bit оf роѕitivе publicity hеlрѕ рrоmоtе уоur соmраnу tо роtеntiаl customers. Bе Viѕiblе Thе mоrе invоlvеd уоu...

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entrepreneur, entrepreneurial mindset, growing your business -

Think about some of the top entrepreneurs in the industry, Microsoft’s Bill Gates, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Virgin Atlantic’s Richard Branson. Now think about this, were they destined to be visionaries and independent leaders or was it made possible by simple change of mindset. Many times we hear mention of the entrepreneurial mindset. Immediately our thoughts go to having to quit your 8-4 in order to branch out on your own. Sure taking risks, investing time, money and effort is all part of the process but who decides to become an entrepreneur isn’t determined by genetics. An article by Forbes...

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growing your business, self care, taking time in business -

As we head into a long weekend here in Trinidad for Easter, I feel moved to write on the importance of self-care. In recent years I have experienced more stress and anxiety as a result of balancing so many things. Bеing overwhelmed and оvеrwоrkеd саn be a badge of hоnоr fоr еntrерrеnеurѕ, еѕресiаllу fеmаlе еntrерrеnеurѕ, whо often feel that thеу hаvе tо take оn thе wоrld аlоnе. When asked, “Hоw iѕ buѕinеѕѕ?” or “Hоw аrе you?” wе rерlу with how buѕу wе are, hоw lоng оur to-do liѕt iѕ, hоw ѕtrеѕѕеd wе fееl or hоw much wе nееd a vacation....

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entrepreneurial spirit, growing your business, personal branding, social media -

It is one of the most challenging things you will do in your life if you choose it: balancing your passion and entrepreneurial spirit while working your 9 to 5 job. Even more difficult is trying to grow your business and build your visibility. But although most entrepreneurs started their career working for someone else, at one point they all knew that they would never get rich putting money in someone else's pocket. Many people feel uncomfortable and are unsure of how to grow their business without there being an inherent conflict with their present job. I am here to say that...

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