You need graphics, but chances are you don't have the time, software or budget for fancy graphic design. Outsourcing can be frustrating, time-consuming and expensive. What's a busy DIYer to do?
Simple: Learn how to create professional quality graphics quickly and easily with Canva.
Canva is an online DIY design tool that helps you turn your ideas into amazing designs. Create blog graphics, social media covers, ads, postcards or a jazzy resume. Even if you have zero design skill, Canva makes is simple. And best of all, Canva is free to use.
In this interactive class, you will see:
how to create a social media image in under 5 minutes
the secret shortcut to creating the perfect design
a live demo of the tool
What: How to Use Canva Seminar
When: Thursday, August 3, 2017, from 6:30-8 PM
Where: Lloyd Center Community Room #944, Lloyd Center, Portland OR 97232
How much: $20 DIY members; $0 for pass holders; includes live participation, Q&A, handouts
I will be out of the office on vacation (OK, STAYcation) from Monday afternoon through the weekend. Yes, again.
What this means to you: I will be unavailable from Monday, July 24th at 2 PM and back at work on Monday, July 31st at 8 AM.
If you have emergency issues with the website during my absence, please call Jerry at 360-721-0912 for help. Other than that, please market responsibly, and I will see you when I return. Thank you!
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Last Call for 20% OFF + Double Rewards on Coaching!
Private coaching is an investment in yourself, and your success. This is great time to stock up and save (20% off!) while making progress toward a bonus session (double Rewards means you earn that twice as fast!).
Sorry, there are no more appointments available in July. But you can still buy and bank coaching sessions for your future use at this great rate now.
Thank you for being a part of our vibrant, supportive, and creative community!
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July Marketing Webinar for All DIY Members (YOU!)
Learn how truly easy peasy email marketing can be at our July marketing webinar! Open to all members, this webinar will show you exactly how to leverage the power of electronic communication for your business, including:
the 5 stupid mistakes of email marketing (and how to avoid them)
the ultimate email marketing strategy--and why it works
the top 3 essential email marketing tools and resources
What: Easy Peasy Email Marketing Webinar
When: Wednesday, July 12, 2017, from 10-11 AM
Where: from the comfort and convenience of your own phone or computer
How much: $0 for DIY members; $25 public; includes live participation, Q&A, audio, video, handouts
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"You treat everyone as if they are the only person in the room. I have recommended you to my good friends and will continue to spread your name. I was impressed by your generosity of information, and your grace throughout your greetings, meetings and farewells." ~ Tammy Sanderson
"The MasterMind weekend was truly inspirational. I felt as if I had been wearing blinders, and they were suddenly gone. It opened my eyes to the possibilities of where my business can go, and how to get there." ~ Holly Stokes, The Brain Trainer, NLP Coach, www.ExpandingPotentials.net
"You're such a great coach and I've learned so much. Thanks for everything!" ~ Darlene MacAuley, www.AustinHypnobabies.com
"I really enjoyed the marketing workshop on Saturday. I learned SO much. You are a fabulous presenter: knowledgeable, friendly, caring and more! I am excited about implementing new strategies for my business." ~Paula Rudberg Lowe, Expressions
"I learned so much in the marketing mastermind class as well as in our one-on-one sessions. I got exactly what you promised: a great plan and a clear vision of my business and marketing. It was truly worth the time and money!" ~Valerie Warren, Streamline Solutions
"I just finished my marketing plan. I can't believe how easy it was after your class...I can't believe I actually have a marketing plan put together. Good gracious, I'd read quite a few marketing books and took notes, but then all I had was a computer file with a lot of notes. Now, after your one-hour class--and the Friday deadline--I actually wrote it down and even went through some of those notes while I did it. Wow. I can't believe I did it! Thanks so much, Ronnie. You're terrific!" ~Julie McDonald Zander, Chapters of Life Memory Books, www.chaptersoflife.com
"You are an amazingly generous soul who is helping small businesses like mine by your emails and the very approach that you take to business. Thanks for being such a help!" ~Sharon Silver, Center for Conscious Parenting
"I can't tell you how much I've gotten from working with you. Our private session just now was very helpful and I WILL make those calls this week and next. "~Michele M. Downey, MBA, RD, Food Marketing Consultant, http://www.mmdowney.com/
Marketing: The art and science of attracting, acquiring, and retaining clients profitably.
The purpose of marketing is revenue.
The process of marketing is relationships.
The practice of marketing focuses on market, message, and media.
The path of marketing is know, like, trust, try, buy, refer.
SoHo Business: A small office or home office-based business.
Micro Business:Usually a sole proprietor, freelancer, consultant or independent professional. Can be full- or part-time, working from home office, outside office, creative, loft, mobile, retail or manufacturing space.
Small Business:Less that 100 employees and/or $2 million in revenue per year.
Medium Business:More employees, and more revenue.
Big Business:I think we all know the answer to this one.
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