Bridie’s Small Business Blog
“You don’t build a business. You build people. Then those people
build your business.”
Zig Ziglar, American Author & Motivational Speaker
Short of the odd word change, it could be said that American author and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar’s famous quote refers to the role of mentors in a business.
Think it’s better to choose the cheapest transcription service?
Take heed of the saying “you pay peanuts and you get monkeys”.
The Independent has a great article on its website this morning outlining the perils of making the wrong choice.
Charles Cuninghame shares more of his copywriting know-how…
Tri-fold brochures are the marketing workhorses of many small businesses. It’s easy to understand why they’re so popular. They’re relatively inexpensive to produce, and can even be done in-house. They fit in a standard-size envelope to send in the mail, or you can display them in a holder at the point of sale.
Actually, “tri-fold” is a common misnomer. These brochures are constructed by folding an A4 sheet of paper twice to create three panels on each side. So the correct name is the bi-fold, tri-panel brochure.
Meetings can be tricky to record, so check out my simple tips to ensure you get it right:
Use a “proper” recording device
Yes, your iPhone may come with its own sound recorder, but if you’re recording multiple voices it won’t be up to the job. Invest in a decent dictaphone or voice recorder – it’ll be money well spent!
Position the microphone centrally
By placing your microphone in the centre of the group it ensures that everyone’s voice can be clearly captured.