Striking images are perfect for selling products when you're a maker. The trick is getting the right visuals in front of the right audience. Where do you find them? Social media may have the lowest hanging fruit, especially if you're using Pinterest.
Before we begin, let's make one thing clear: starting your own business is scary. If anyone tells you otherwise, they're lying or at the very least misguided. Choosing to go your own way takes guts. If it didn't, everyone would be an entrepreneur.
Overcoming obstacles is second nature for Jeff Wiguna, an Eagle Scout, nature lover, and the co-founder of San Francisco-based Kuju Coffee. When one of his tent poles broke on his very first camping trip in 7th grade, he fixed it in the dark with duct tape.
Life doesn't end at 60. Or 70. Or 80. Or any set time. There's certainly no requirement that you sit by and wait for the end just because you've passed a certain age.
So, you’ve decided to start a blog for your business! That’s awesome, and blogging can be a great way to increase your optimized content and drive traffic to your site. You’re posting fresh stuff, getting customers eyes on your words and sharing your message with the world! You can make a great blog, and Weebly can help!
Producing a physical good is one of the most expensive undertakings for a solopreneur. I've dreamed of being a self-published author since I began my career in 2009, but I didn't have the courage to get started until I considered crowdfunding.
Setting up your own website has become an easy and intuitive experience in recent years thanks to self-serve building platforms such as Weebly. However, the quality and relevance of your website as well as how much traffic and engagement it will gain depends on its content.
Business plans get a bad rap for being stodgy, outdated, lengthy documents that no one reads. Business plans don't have to be jargon-filled, endless tomes, though. They're meant to be useful guides toward success. And that's why every business owner, even the smallest of eCommerce solopreneurs, should consider writing one.
Creating your first apparel product can be a daunting task. Especially if you don’t know where to start. Before you can “officially” make your product in a factory, you will need to create a production-ready sample for factories to replicate. You can hire someone to do all the ground work for you but if you are looking to build a fashion business from your product idea, then you will have to start thinking strategically BEFORE you finalized your apparel product designs with a manufacturer or technical consultant.
Content marketing is everywhere you look. This very article about content marketing is itself content marketing, which much like Googling the word Google using Google, is exactly the kind of thing that may cause time to loop in on itself and collapse the universe. One paragraph should be fine though.
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At Weebly, we believe that everyone deserves a chance to build something new and do what they love. The Inspiration Center features experts sharing what they've learned about starting and growing these types of big ideas.