Today we’re talking about something a little different. I’ve learned so much while building my business and I want to share some thoughts with you on being your own boss. These are things that people don’t necessarily tell you about being an entrepreneur but I think it’s so important to talk about it and doing so will hopefully make you more confident moving forward on your journey.
Today we’re talking about how to make a small marketing budget work. First things first, what is your marketing budget? You’d be surprised at how many entrepreneurs and small business owners don’t know the answer! The standard recommendation is typically anywhere from 7%-15% of annual revenue. I’m here to shed light on a few key factors to consider when setting a budget and how to make the most of your money.
Welcome to the first edition of the BrandNewb podcast! I’m your host, Jamar Diggs, and I’m ready to share stories and advice to help you become more confident in building your brand, not just your business, on social media.
Social media has become so popular that it seems like everyone is active on at least one social network, but which one is right for your business? It’s great that you are seeing the value in social media, but now it’s time to understand how much time you have to invest into each network. It’s essential to choose the best platforms that align well with your content marketing strategy so you can easily deliver the valuable information your customers crave.
Email marketing is one of the most important things you can do for your business or personal brand. It gives you an opportunity to directly communicate with your followers. It also allows you to drive people further down your sales funnel. But it takes work to build an email list – hard work. You have to possess a giving vibe. You want to be able to provide enough value for your customer to want to engage with you.
I’ve always wanted to have a vlog and I think now is the best time to start. Many people think that you can’t work a 9 to 5 and do your side gig, but I’m here to show you that it’s possible. It takes work, but when you’re passionate about something the amount of work doesn’t really matter. Just hustle. So here’s my journey. In episode 01 you’ll get to follow me as I meet some really great people and grow my business. Let me know what you think in the comments.