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Entrepreneurship

10 Tips for Walking Away From Your Business (for a bit)

Running a business is fun and exciting, but it’s also incredibly challenging. There are days where being a business owner makes you feel empowered, and others where you feel absolutely drained by the end of the day. Whether it’s work stress or life’s demands, it’s not hard to feel overwhelmed and pulled in too many

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Business Tips

How to Set Boundaries as a Business Owner

Hello fellow business owner! Since you’ve clicked on this blog, you’re likely feeling stressed, overwhelmed and pushed to your limits. Or at least on the verge of one or all of the above. Let me tell you – you are not alone. Business owners everywhere struggle with juggling taking care of their business, finding time

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Business Tips

Why WordPress: Building Top-Notch Websites

It’s the 21st century, and the amount of tools and technologies we business owners have access to is only growing! From social media schedulers to project management systems, the possibilities are endless. But, after years in the business, we’ve had the chance to experiment with many of these options, eventually landing on the ones that

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Business Tips

Building a Brand You Love

Do you own a business? If you answered yes, then you need a brand. Every successful business has a solid brand. From a recognizable name to a color scheme, a brand needs to be established in order for your business to grow. Brand (noun) – a public image, reputation, or identity conceived of as something

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Entrepreneurship

Small Business Marketing Tips for Beginners (& Experts)

Marketing is NOT simple. Sorry to burst your bubble… it just isn’t as easy as many people want you to believe. For one, marketing rapidly changes. It’s no longer limited to the art deco, quippy ads of the 1960s (any Mad Men fans out there? 👋). Now, there are a wide variety of platforms, techniques,

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Business Tips

The Power of Consistency in Marketing

Consistency is key. Point blank. Let me explain! Perfection should not be your goal. ESPECIALLY when it comes to marketing. Why? If you’re seeking perfection, you’ll never feel ready to jump in. You’ll constantly be stopping and starting, fighting for something that is just out of reach, when, in reality, your best, college try is

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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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Entrepreneurship

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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Learn how to perfect your customer journey from first impression to retention. Gain insights from Crystal and the Oakes Creative House team through interactive sessions, expert guidance, and hands-on activities.

When: June 21, 2024, 9am-3pm

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Cost: $175

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