Crowdfunding
Nonprofit

Crowdfunding could be the answer you didn’t expect

Crowdfunding has become an answer to fundraising for artists, inventors, and entrepreneurs of all types. Projects that once seemed impossible to fund have become some of the biggest success stories of this new phenomenon. Nonprofits aren’t the only ones benefiting from this type of fundraising. You might be surprised what type of projects have been …

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Business Sales Sheet
Business

Not another boring sales sheet: In 6 steps

This article is actually about creating an effective sales sheet. I just wanted to clarify that for any Google bots reading this, in case they take my title the wrong way. They aren’t quite as sophisticated as humans yet, although they are getting scarily close. OK, and on to the humans reading this…Let’s start with …

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Graphic Design

Blue Jay Business Card

This newest pre-designed business card template from PrintPlace is the perfect look for anyone in a “green” industry, nature biology field, or any other field related to nature, birds, or even aviation. The ribbons are reminiscent of banners at an outdoor event and balanced by the blue lines and strong font that give it a …

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Business

How to Collaborate with Other Companies the Smart Way

Disney and McDonald’s mastered the art of business collaboration and cross promotion for more than a decade. When a new major animated film was slated for release by Disney, consumers knew to anticipate cross promotional ads, highlighting Happy Meal toy tie-ins with the film. The relationship was clearly a win-win for both organizations because of …

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Marketing

Marketing in a Slow Economy

Even though the economy is sinking into a recession or into a “recession-like” economy (“what’s the difference?” I’d like to ask the experts!), you don’t have to slash your marketing budget down to nothing. There are plenty of low-cost or no-cost marketing techniques you can use if your marketing budget isn’t overflowing. Here are some …

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Marketing

How To Use Trade Shows as a Marketing Platform

Trade shows can prove to be an excellent source of marketing. If you want to get noticed in the public eye and have a great headstart, then trade shows are the thing for you. If you are a small business owner, you would understand the importance of it and are probably already using this tool. …

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