Daily self-care is as essential as eating, sleeping, and breathing. While denying yourself personal maintenance may not result in immediate damage, you wreck your mental and physical health by ignoring practices that sustain you. Examine these ideas from the Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce to find ways you can preserve your self-care schedule as a busy entrepreneur. Prioritize Sleep No matter how busy you are, you can't afford to sacrifice your sleep. Create a sleep schedule to go to bed and wake up
As a small business owner, you may be wondering how you can compete with the big box stores during the holiday season. While it's true that they have deep pockets and can advertise on a much larger scale than you can, there are ways to level the playing field. One effective way is to launch a holiday "shop local" campaign. Here's how it works and how your small business can benefit. When customers shop at local businesses, not only do they get the items they need or want, but they also help to
As a creative, it can be difficult to get your work seen. You may feel like you're stuck in a small town with no way to get your work in front of the right people. But don't despair! There are ways to get discovered, even in a small town like Bemidji, Minnesota. Keep reading to learn about some of the best ways to get your work seen by the right people so your creative business will thrive.Draft a Business Plan One of the best ways to get your work seen is to write a business plan. A business plan is a
As a business owner, your list of duties is long. One of the most important areas that needs your focus is marketing — and you can do it all on your own! Here are some tips from the Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce for taking over your business's marketing duties and becoming your own marketing department.Develop a Timeline The first step in taking over your business's marketing duties is to develop a timeline. This timeline should outline when you plan on transitioning into this new role and how long
For many individuals, starting a business is an overwhelming prospect. Fortunately, taking a methodical approach makes the process easier. The following are some of the most important factors for creating a successful business right here in the Bemidji area. Planning Every entrepreneur needs a business plan. This is a document that explains the product or services your organization will provide, outlines the company structure, offers a financial projection, and includes other relevant information.
Victoria Wood has been promoted to Marketing Manager for Brothers Group Restaurants in Bemidji. “She encompasses great attention to detail in her work,” owners Brett and Derek Leach said in a Facebook post. “She is immensely creative in her writing and photography, and has a great desire to learn in her role.”Wood worked hard in her job managing social media for Brothers Group Restaurants for two years prior and will now oversee their marketing department. “Please join us in celebrating Victoria's