Top 10 Gifts for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

Top 10 Gifts for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

Top 10 Gifts for Entrepreneurs and Business OwnersWhether you’re traveling this holiday season or celebrating at home, we’ve picked out our top 10 best gifts for entrepreneurs that can help to support their business, spirit, and soul! The first 5 items on the list would make great gifts to give to the entrepreneur in your life. The last 5 items are great tools to pick up for yourself if you are a business owner.

The holiday season is the perfect time to catch up on some good reading and to gift books and…

Lucy Briggs is an entrepreneur, social media marketing specialist, and co-founder of Brand Marketing Tips and Briggs + Briggs Marketing Services.

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How to Network for Business While Having a Mojito (or other choice beverage)

5 Ways to Network at a Party While Still Having Fun

5 Ways to Network at a Party While Still Having FunMany of you (and we!) like to enjoy casual parties or events. We think business networking events present great opportunities to engage in some good network building, market intelligence gathering, or sales prospecting. So, why not expand your networking to casual parties and get-togethers? I know, I know, you must be saying “Are you kidding me? My goal is to have fun, not network at a party!”

We get it. But, at the same time, every entrepreneur and small-business owner, whether you are an…

Lucy Briggs is an entrepreneur, social media marketing specialist, and co-founder of Brand Marketing Tips and Briggs + Briggs Marketing Services.

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Why We Love Johnny Cupcakes

We are always excited to see what we can learn from other entrepreneurs and owner-led businesses. Where did their inspiration come from? What makes them special?

We would like share with you some of our favorite examples we’ve gathered over the years in a dedicated series of posts.

In addition, we would also love to have you share with us brands you see as great companies and why. Our hope is that each of us can take away valuable “nuggets” that we can then apply in our own way.

We couldn’t think of a better example…

Lucy Briggs is an entrepreneur, social media marketing specialist, and co-founder of Brand Marketing Tips and Briggs + Briggs Marketing Services.

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10 Books to Put on Your Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List Picks

PIN - 10 Books Summer ReadingThe summer season is the perfect time to catch up on all those books you’ve saved to your Amazon wish list since you put “read more books” in your New Year’s Resolution. We caught you!

My mom and I have put together this list of some of our favorite books from our collective bookshelves. Some are perfect for the beach, while others are intended to help your business grow. Some are good for both! Can you guess who picked out which books?

Whether you’re traveling this summer or staying local, these…

Lucy Briggs is an entrepreneur, social media marketing specialist, and co-founder of Brand Marketing Tips and Briggs + Briggs Marketing Services.

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Recap: How to Design a Brand Identity for Bloggers

How to design a brand identity for bloggers

How to Design a Brand Identity for Bloggers_blab chat recapThank you to everyone who joined our first Blab chat with Chelsea from The Creative Side! Chelsea and I talked about How to Design a Brand Identity for Bloggers for about an hour and a half, and we loved the questions you guys asked us during the Q&A section.

Here’s a rundown of the main points you’ll hear us discuss during the workshop:

– How to find your target audience (Lucy)
– How to create a style for your brand (Chelsea)
– How to communicate with your audience…

Lucy Briggs is an entrepreneur, social media marketing specialist, and co-founder of Brand Marketing Tips and Briggs + Briggs Marketing Services.

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The Essential Introduction to Starting a Blog for Mompreneurs

FB - The Essential Introduction to Starting a Blog for Mompreneurs

PIN The Essential Introduction to Starting a Blog for MompreneursAll moms deserve to fulfill their inner mompreneur–and if you have a business vision, Laura Williams is the original badass business mum. We’re huge fans of her straight talk and actionable resources for mompreneurs (or mumpreneurs as they like to say across the pond!)

Starting a blog is integral to your personal journey as an small business owner.

We understand that starting a blog can be overwhelming (we’re working on ours daily!), but it doesn’t have to be. With a clear vision of your goals for…

Lucy Briggs is an entrepreneur, social media marketing specialist, and co-founder of Brand Marketing Tips and Briggs + Briggs Marketing Services.

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Life Lessons by Inspiring Moms on Mother’s Day (+ Every Day!)

life lessons by inspiring momsI think it’s worth celebrating inspiring moms every day. When my mom and I decided to start a business together this year, it came on the heels of me getting mad at other people on the Internet (typical!). I was looking for new marketing freelancing opportunities and, on the recommendation of one of my friends, I checked out Fiverr. And I didn’t like what I saw, at all.

Now, I’m 100% all for people rocking their side hustle (and we’ll share more of our thoughts on having a successful side…

Lucy Briggs is an entrepreneur, social media marketing specialist, and co-founder of Brand Marketing Tips and Briggs + Briggs Marketing Services.

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Facebook’s News Feed update now considers time as a valuable metric

News Feed Update FYI: More Articles You Want to Spend Time Viewing

Facebook announced this week that they are once again making changes to their News Feed as part of their “Feed Quality Program.” Based on feedback from users, they’ve determined that the actions people take, such as liking, clicking, commenting, or sharing content, don’t always paint a full picture of their sentiment. This change will affect both Instant Articles and posts you interact with through Facebook mobile.

This change comes on the heels of a similar news feed update made back in February….

Lucy Briggs is an entrepreneur, social media marketing specialist, and co-founder of Brand Marketing Tips and Briggs + Briggs Marketing Services.

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