Business

5 ways to determine business success
Business, Strategy
June 21, 2018
5 ways to determine business success

Everyone has a different view of what business success means. The most common thing we see is that many business owners don’t really define what success is for them in ways that can be measured or tracked. How are you supposed to know if you are successful if you haven’t figured out what being successful […]

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Do you need a brand to start a business?
Business, Marketing, Strategy
June 7, 2018
Do you need a brand to start a business?

One of the most common questions entrepreneurs have relates to brand development. What does it mean and how much work do you need to do to develop it? Some business owners feel like they just need to develop a product or a logo and it will all magically fall into place. In a perfect world, […]

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7 steps to starting a successful business
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
May 31, 2018
7 steps to starting a successful business

Starting a business can be scary. For some entrepreneurs, it can be really overwhelming when you think about the number of things that have to be accomplished. It’s important that you break the process down into steps so you approach it in smaller chunks rather than all at once. That way, you can enjoy small […]

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Why brand colour is so important
Business, Marketing, Strategy
May 24, 2018
Why brand colour is so important

How do you want people to see your brand? One of the best ways to connect with your target audience is to tap into different emotions through your marketing and brand strategies. But what do you want people to feel? The best place to start is by figuring out what your brand personality is and […]

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6 marketing trends to look out for in 2018
Business, Marketing, Strategy
March 29, 2018
6 marketing trends to look out for in 2018

What’s old is new again. Picking out marketing trends to look out for is incredibly important to help you shape your own marketing strategy. That being said, make sure you’re not distracted by the shiny new names that are often slapped onto tried and true marketing techniques. While you might want to introduce a few […]

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Your personal profile matters
Business, Entrepreneurship
March 23, 2018
Your personal profile matters

Whether you’re a business owner, a community manager for a brand, or you’re looking for a job, your personal profile matters. Like it or not, what you say when you’re not speaking on behalf of your company will reflect on your brand’s reputation. And if you’re looking for a job, you better hope your personal […]

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What brands can learn from gender-based campaigns that went up in flames
Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy
March 2, 2018
What brands can learn from gender-based campaigns that went up in flames

Given we are a week away from International Women’s Day, we thought we would reminisce about some of the biggest product and PR fails related to gender-based campaigns. Brands can’t win them all, but these products and campaigns show us how easy it can be to overlook the simplest things when it comes to filling […]

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4 Reasons why your marketing strategy isn’t working
Business, Marketing, Strategy
January 25, 2018
4 Reasons why your marketing strategy isn’t working

Lack of growth or forward movement can be the most frustrating thing when you are running a business. The old adage “if you build it, they will come” really doesn’t apply to brands anymore with so much noise crowding the marketplace. You need to make sure your marketing strategy is on point before you can […]

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How to successfully change up your marketing strategy
Business, Marketing, Strategy
January 18, 2018
How to successfully change up your marketing strategy

Changing up your marketing strategy shouldn’t be done on a whim, and it definitely shouldn’t be a knee-jerk response to a specific event. While you have an existing strategic foundation in place, you still need to put the work in like you are building a strategy from scratch by reviewing all aspects of what’s working […]

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How to turn knowledge into a successful business strategy
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
January 11, 2018
How to turn knowledge into a successful business strategy

Regardless of what stage you are at or role you play in business, it is up to you to educate yourself on the developments in your industry. Whether technology-related, topical trends, operational efficiency, or any other aspect of business, you first have to learn about it and then implement it as a successful business strategy. […]

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