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Entrepreneurship

The Marketing Professionals Behind Oakes Creative House

Over the past several years, Oakes Creative House has been blessed with gradual, but immense growth. We’ve seen new clients, served recurring clients, attended networking events and expanded our services. But, one area of growth we’ve been particularly proud of in the last year is expanding our full-time team. As my own family grows this

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Business Tips

Your Starting Lineup: How to Best Use Your Team

As your business grows, so does your team. And as your team grows, your role as a leader changes. It’s a whole new ballgame! You’re still running the show, but you’re no longer doing it all. AND THAT IS GOOD. It’s a blessing and a privilege to have a team to help build your dream

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Business Tips

Forget What You Learned in High School English

How to Write Engaging Blog Posts There – I said it! You DON’T need to use everything you learned in school after all. When it comes to blog writing, your K-12 years can only bring you so far. Blogs come in all shapes and sizes, and there really isn’t one sure-fire way to write them.

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Business Tips

The Power of a Strong Network of Learners

As a business owner, I’m sure you’ve heard over and over the importance of networking. It is essential to building a business! But I know how hard it can be to implement vague advice from a number of people who all claim to be experts. “Network!” “Find a mentor!” “Ask for help!” You’ve likely heard

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Business Tips

Becoming a Lifelong Learner (& Marketer)

One of the most important things I’ve learned in my time as a business owner is that you should NEVER stop learning. One of the most important things I’ve learned in my time as a business owner is that you should NEVER stop learning. Who all has a bad taste in their mouth after hearing

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Business Tips

Is Customer Service Dead?

See Your Business from Your Customer’s Point of View You’ve heard the saying “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” It rings true for a lot of things. For example, cilantro tastes great to some and like soap to others. How strange, right? Well, the same goes for our businesses. As small business owners,

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Business Tips

Your website questions answered

We get it, the thought of implementing or improving your business website can be overwhelming.  There are so many mixed opinions out there when it comes to your online web presence. Whether you are looking to build a new website with the pros or tackle leveling up your website DIY style, we are here for

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Business Tips

Why brand photography is so important

You’ve seen them. The beautiful Instagram feeds with well curated photos and the websites that have people’s pictures all over them. In some ways they tend to make me envious and in others… stressed out because this now means we have to put our photos in our branding and that leads to more work and

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Business Tips

Love Your Business

As a business owner, we all have days, weeks and even months when we’re hustling. Our plates are so full that sometimes emails get buried, calls go unreturned or zoom meetings get missed. A full plate is usually a good sign that business is booming. However, the overwhelm that accompanies it can lead to a

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Business Tips

Business Besties & Dog Ears – What the Heck?!

This is gonna sound totally random but, I LOVE dog ears! I love how one side will perk up over the other when you’re talking to them or how the floppy ones fold back when they’ve been napping hard or how about those pics that capture the ears stretched out like airplane wings when a

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Business Tips

What a marketing plan can actually do for you!

As small business owners, we all struggle to pay for anything that doesn’t have a tangible deliverable. We are great at paying for physical spaces, websites and even wages for employees. But when it comes to taking money out of our pockets to pay for advice or strategies – it is SO hard to commit!!

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Your brand is communicating in a visual language, do you know what tone it's speaking in? I know what it feels like to need some direction to find out what it is that your brand should truly represent. So I did something fun! I put together a little quiz for you to find out your brand’s style.

Who is this for?

💁‍♀️ Newbies who don’t even have a business name yet.

🤷🏼‍♀️ Business owners who have DIY’d their own branding up to this point.

🙋🏾‍♀️ Seasoned pros who just want to check to see if they are on track.

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