How To Build A Business Right The First Time, Part 2

In part one of our series, we talked through the steps needed to lay a really solid foundation for your business and your brand—from the passion and work it will take to the advantages available to you as a solopreneur or micro-business owner. In the second part of our series, we’ll discuss what comes next….
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How To Build A Business Right The First Time, Part 1

When it comes to building a new business, the key to starting off successful is taking things one step at a time. Here’s why. At DesignGood we talk to a lot of people who are in the beginning stages of building their businesses. We understand what it’s like to be in your shoes, and we…
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How to Succeed as a Solopreneur

Create a great brand that looks, feels, and sounds like you. An increasing number of people are going out on their own – literally solo – and creating highly specialized businesses that service a very specific market. These are the people we love working with at DesignGood. If you’re a solopreneur, you are, quite literally,…
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The Growth of the Micro Business

You might be surprised to learn that the largest business sector in this country is the one with the fewest number of employees. Micro businesses represent 92% of all US businesses. But what exactly is the definition of a “micro business,” and why should you be interested? While companies used to be readily categorized into small,…
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How to Narrow Down Your Business Idea

It’s been your dream for a long time: Becoming an entrepreneur. And you’re feeling ready to pursue your business idea. But we’ve got a hard question for you before you launch. Think about the last time you told someone about your business idea. Did it sound something like this? I’m going to do X, but…
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How to Create an Editorial Calendar for Your Brand

As you grow your business, creating interesting and valuable content will both attract new customers and keep your existing customers coming back. And – bonus! – it also helps to improve your SEO ranking by giving search engines more content to crawl.   But providing a steady stream of quality content takes work. We’ve all…
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How to Drive Sales With Better Customer Testimonials

Are you making the most of customer testimonials on your website and marketing/outreach materials (like decks)? Today we’ve got tips to make all of that positive feedback you’re earning even more effective in attracting customers. Why You Need Customer Testimonials Social proof is a powerful factor any time we decide whether to buy from a…
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How to Win Customers With Your Team Bios

The “team” page tends to be a neglected one on a lot of businesses’ website. But your team bios — just like any other copy on your website — are an opportunity to prove your credibility and uniqueness and to help your ideal customers picture what it’s like to do business with you. So how…
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How to Manage Your Time if You Run Your Own Business

If you’re an entrepreneur, one of the biggest challenges is how to manage your time. When you spend all day putting out fires, how do you get around to the really important work — the stuff that will help your business thrive and grow? It isn’t easy, but after years in business for ourselves, we…
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