Tips on Jump-Starting Your Small Business (Contribution from Jackie Lam)

The following post comes to us from Jackie Lam, contributing writer for HiCharlie.com, an online resource for budgeting, saving and tracking finances. This post was originally published here. Are you daydreaming of being your own boss? Whether entrepreneurs are manifesting their business plans by securing financing, drumming up marketing plans, and expanding their network by meeting … Continue reading Tips on Jump-Starting Your Small Business (Contribution from Jackie Lam)

Quick Guide to Creating the Right Brand for Your Business (Guest Blog by Gemma Reeves)

The following post comes to us from Gemma Reeves, a freelance writer and entrepreneur. Learn more about Gemma in her bio at the end of the article. Be sure to learn more about her business here. Quick Guide to Creating the Right Brand for Your Business Any entrepreneur will tell you that establishing and growing … Continue reading Quick Guide to Creating the Right Brand for Your Business (Guest Blog by Gemma Reeves)

How to Give Customers What They Need, Not What They Want

Whether you refer to them as clients, customers or accounts, your experience working with any of these groups has likely presented you with the tough decision to either give a business what they want or to give them what they really need. If you are lucky, these two areas overlap and you look like a […]

A Guide to the Modern Press Release

The first Monday of each month, I dust off a favorite post from the Bennis Inc Blog archives and give you another chance to enjoy the wit and wisdom that’s been shared. Enjoy this month’s treasure – and if it inspires you – be sure to share it with family and friends! With so many newspapers scaling … Continue reading A Guide to the Modern Press Release

How to Use Natural Lighting When Taking Photographs

Last week on the Bennis Inc blog, we wrote about why the best photographers use the manual settings on their camera. Among the benefits, was that you gain a lot more control over lighting and are better able to harness the power of natural lighting. To keep our “photography theme” going, we’re now focusing this … Continue reading How to Use Natural Lighting When Taking Photographs

5 Mistakes New Businesses Make on Instagram

This week we continue our 4-week series in which we cover the top 5 mistakes business make on the most popular social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Instagram. We invite you to subscribe and follow along each Monday for quick and valuable tips on how you can avoid making these mistakes and immediately improve your business's … Continue reading 5 Mistakes New Businesses Make on Instagram

5 Mistakes New Businesses Make on Linkedin

This week we continue our 4-week series in which we cover the top 5 mistakes business make on the most popular social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Instagram. We invite you to subscribe and follow along each Monday for quick and valuable tips on how you can avoid making these mistakes and immediately improve your business's … Continue reading 5 Mistakes New Businesses Make on Linkedin