Every business owner has their own story for how they came to where they are today. It probably all started with a dream. That appeal of "being your own boss" and calling all the shots does have a ring to it. But very few know what it is like to own a company before they are hardly old enough to drink. Meet Makayla Thom, the 21-year-old owner of Heritage Blossom's. In the past year she's bought her own company, taken a trip to Italy, jumped into the learning curve of running a shop, oh, and of course, become a member of BizX.
Topic: BizX Community
Wednesday September 9th, from 4:30pm – 7:30pm at LunchBox Laboratory in Bellevue.
Running a social media campaign can be amazing, expensive, fruitful, and frustrating. Things change in the blink of an eye! What was popular one day will be left and forgotten the next. On top of it all, it can be incredibly time consuming, and who has free time these days?
For those entrepreneurs and business owners out there, shaking their heads in frustration can soon breathe a sigh of relief. Reinforcements are on the way.
The BizX community has many high quality social media experts as members who want to share their expertise with the rest of the community. We brought some of them together to answer the questions that have been driving you batty! Come listen and ask questions to alleviate that social media stress.
Employees act as the face and lifeblood of a company. They need to be motivated, happy and able to work as a team. This leads to more productivity, better retention and ultimately more cash flow for the business.
Most companies turn to activities or team building events of various degrees. At the pinnacle of these sits the king of cohesion, John Chen and Geoteaming, the innovative team building adventure around the sport of geocaching.
Creating engaging and inspiring content is hard, often times maddening and seemingly impossible. Anyone that has been forced to write a headline, blog or product description knows what I’m talking about. It can be even harder for business owners and entrepreneurs that are usually wearing a variety of hats, marketing often being one of them.
Have no fear, Ann Handley is here! She mind as well be the superwoman of marketing. Writing books, speaking to the masses and tweeting up a storm, Ann is helping people all over the world take their content creation and marketing to new heights.
Unless you’re scanning the airwaves 24-7 and scrolling social media all day, there is no way you are going to catch all of the valuable content flying around. In fact, you’d probably have better luck drinking from a firehose…
Entrepreneurs and business owners have the need for quality content, guidance and new ideas, but it can be hard to find the time to sift through the debris. Luckily for us, there is Jesse Torres, an expert in marketing, public relations, risk management and a score of other skills that make him a worthy follow for the sagacious entrepreneurs and business owners out there.