The 6 Biggest Holiday Marketing Mistakes You Should Avoid

If you run a small business or if you sell any kind of products online or offline, you must have a proper marketing plan in place for the holidays to make use of this shopping season. Learn the most effective strategies and the mistakes you should avoid when creating and implementing your holiday marketing campaign in this guest post, by Emma Cajthaml.

Every holiday season presents its unique set of challenges for small businesses and their owners. New trends, new colors, new social media platforms, and even more competition, which is why how you market your business and when you start your marketing campaign are going to be so important this holiday season.

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What It Takes To Start Your Own Business As An Entrepreneur In Egypt: A Real-Life Experience

If you are someone looking to start their own business, whether you live in Egypt or not, there is always a lot to learn from someone’s journey to building a successful business from scratch.
Read in this guest post, by Ingy Zahran, a little about her business, what kind of effort and planning it took her to make the shift from full-time job employee to an entrepreneur and a business owner, and what obstacles she had to overcome in order to achieve success with her business.

My name is Ingy Zahran and I’m an artist and a business owner in Egypt. I was really excited when Ray suggested that I write an article about my journey from being a simple Road Design Engineer (yes, you read that right :)) to being a full time artist and starting my own business. 

I remember, for years, I searched online articles and stories of people who made the shift from having a full time job with a stable salary to venturing into the somewhat risky life of an entrepreneur. 

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Saving Tips: 9 Smart Ways To Save More Money This Fall

Whether you’ve spent too much during the summer and need to restore your financial balance, or you still haven’t saved enough for the holiday season that’s only few months away, in this guest post, by Kim James, you will learn 9 smart ways to help you save more money this fall.

When leaves are falling and turning a beautiful array of colors between yellow, orange, and red, and no more sunbathing or having ice cream in 95-degree weather, hoping to cool off, you know it’s that time of year again. Fall is upon us.

This is usually the favorite season for most people because of the perfect weather and fashion-forward clothing. But it is also the season when you can save the most.

You have probably spent a little too much money over the past few months with the whole family being home most of the time because of quarantine, leading to an uptake in household bills.

Not to mention all the online shopping you have probably indulged into because of being stuck at home. Don’t feel bad about it though, this has been the case for people all over the world. Online shopping reached the highest it has ever been in 2020, surpassing even holiday season peaks.

Or maybe this pandemic had a more unfortunate impact where you had to be off from work for a while due to the temporary closing of some businesses, and that affected your budget. (If you are still financially affected by this and looking for ways to make money, read Passive Income: 5 Online Businesses That Work.)

Whatever it is that may have affected your financial situation this year, fall is the time of year where the saving possibilities are endless. So, step into the season informed on some of the best fall money-saving tips that will get you by and into the next season.

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Successful Entrepreneurs Have Said: These Are The Best 10 Business Strategies

What does it take for an entrepreneur to start a successful business? Learn the 10 strategies you should follow as a new business owner to guarantee your startup success. A guest post by Emma Sumner.

When it comes to various entrepreneurs and their “road to success” stories, the first thing you need to realize is that every single story is different. There is not a single, sure-fire way you can reach success nor is there a single recipe for triumph.

However, the fact is that there are certain things successful business people do differently, and there certainly are some great business strategies that will enable you to move into the right direction when success is concerned.

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The Most Effective Social Media Marketing Strategy For Your Business

If you have a business, a website or a blog, knowing social media marketing tricks and techniques is a must if you want to grow and establish a name for yourself and your brand. In this guest post, Steph explains the steps to create the perfect social media marketing plan for your business to stand out from your competition.

It’s no secret that one of the most effective ways to grow your business or blog is through social media. I have no doubt about that.

Social media is one of the best forms of online marketing. But what makes an effective strategy? And how can you use it to grow your business or blog?

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No Spend Challenge: How To Pay Off Your Debts And Start Saving Money

If you want to save money to start an investment but you never seem to have enough money at the end of the month; or if you have a debt and are struggling to make the payments in time or just wish to get out of that debt fast then this challenge is for you. A guest post by Alex from The Mini Smallholder.

The No Spend Challenge came to us when we desperately needed a solution to debt and bad health. You can try to get back on top of finances, but if you struggle to regain control, this will really suit you.

We had been spending our money mindlessly and never having any extra money, no matter our wages. The No Spend Challenge is a short sharp shock for your bank balance.

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Real Estate Investing: Buying, Flipping, and Renting (A Realtor Experience)

If you’re interested in investing in real estate but not quite sure how to go about it, how to choose the right house, how to flip or choose the tenants to rent to, in this guest post, by Erin Goddard, you will find the answers to all this and more.

I am honored to be a guest on Ray’s blog. This is something very special, but I can only hope to be as helpful as Ray. I hope to offer some ideas on the great potential investing in real estate can be through our experiences of flipping and renting out homes. I do believe we have had successes, done mistakes, and learned a lot that are all worth sharing.

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Your Guide To Podcasting: How To Podcast Like A Pro

If you ever considered starting a Podcast to share your thoughts, engage with people with similar interests, or as a way of adding a different medium to your blog to increase traffic and reach a wider audience, this post, by Arioch Jackson, will walk you through all you need to know to start your Podcast today.

Listen to a Podcast episode about this article here!
(Warning: Explicit Content)

Before anything, I have to thank Ray for inviting me to guest post on her outstanding blog. Her content is among the best on the Internet, and I will do my best to step my game up to her level.

She has asked me to explain how to begin podcasting. However, I’m going to kind of amend her mandate because starting a podcast is literally as simple as downloading the Anchor app. But this is not a good option if you’re looking to make your podcast truly YOUR podcast.

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