Sunday , 21 April 2019

Author Archives: Melinda Martin

Nitty Gritty Knowledge for Online Entrepreneurs – Customer Service

Don’t assume your customer knows your business. It is your job as an owner to be on the lookout for mistake potential. At the end of the day, YOU are responsible. If you insist on telling yourself it’s not your fault, then at least assume the responsibility for the way you deal with it. Do everything within your power to alleviate the customer from blaming herself. Read More »

A Pep Talk on Self-Promoting

Go ahead—say it out loud: I am wonderful. Well, yes, I’m wonderful, too, but tell yourself you are wonderful. Pat yourself on the back. Give yourself one of those weird self-hugs. Affirm yourself, because most of the time, nobody else will. Read More »

The Importance of a Facebook Landing Page

There are so many wonderful things that I wish I could take credit for.  Take, for instance, a Facebook Landing page.  This is yet one more marketing tool for us business owners, bloggers, and self-promoters. What is a Facebook Landing page? A Facebook Landing page is a blog or fan page where first-time visitors land first.  By default people will ... Read More »

Take A Vacation

How long has it been since you’ve actually unplugged from your routine? It’s hard to break away – you have customers, orders coming in, all of your social media sites buzzing, getting ready for craft fairs, making stuff, you name it. Read More »

Why Bloggers Charge for Reviews and Giveaways

I am a blogger. I used to work for free. I can’t afford to do that anymore. That probably sounds a little opportunistic or perhaps arrogant, but it makes good sense when you really think about what reviews and giveaways mean for a blogger and for the business they are promoting. 1. Bloggers work hard for their money. No, this ... Read More »

I’m a Helpy Helper

We as a community have to help each other out. I know that I’ve just been at this online shop-owner thing for only a few months now, but I have already made up my mind that I’m going to be successful. With all of the hard work, long hours, and dedication that I have put into this, failure is not an option! Read More »