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Discover a wealth of insights where concise meets impactful in the world of small business. Hosted by JI Design & Marketing experts, our blog serves up a curated blend of expert knowledge in marketing, design, branding, and social media.

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Why Your Small Biz Needs a Website

Why Your Small Biz Needs a Website

In today’s digital era, having a website is no longer just an option; it’s a necessity for small businesses. Whether you offer products or services, here are compelling reasons why a website is crucial for your business’s success.

A Small Business Owner’s Journey to Avoiding Burnout

A Small Business Owner’s Journey to Avoiding Burnout

Starting a bake sale business with my best friend in junior high marked the beginning of my entrepreneurial journey. Things got real when my mom said we had to buy our own ingredients and closed the pantry doors to our growing business.

A Guide to Spring Cleaning Your Online Presence

A Guide to Spring Cleaning Your Online Presence

Much like spring cleaning your home, it’s important to periodically refresh and update your brand and website to ensure they align with current trends and business goals.

Color Psychology and Your Brand

Color Psychology and Your Brand

Colors are more than just visual elements; they carry significant psychological and emotional weight in branding. In this blog post, we’ll explore why color matters and what it signifies within a brand’s identity.

A Business Owners Guide To Surviving The Holidays

A Business Owners Guide To Surviving The Holidays

Despite their festive charm, surviving the holidays often becomes a battleground for small business owners. Balancing the heightened demands of customers, managing inventory, strategizing marketing campaigns, and ensuring the smooth operation of your business can be an all-consuming task. Amidst this whirlwind, taking care of your well-being can easily fall by the wayside.

5 Common Social Media Mistakes

5 Common Social Media Mistakes

Social media has become integral to any successful marketing strategy for small businesses. It allows for direct communication with potential customers, increases brand awareness, and can drive sales. However, many small business owners make common mistakes on social media that can be detrimental to their business.

Tips for Small Business Marketing

Tips for Small Business Marketing

For small business owners, marketing can be the difference between survival and success. But it’s no easy task – getting your small business noticed takes a lot of work. The Small Business Administration reports that the failure rate for small businesses within the first five years is around 50%, underscoring the importance of effective marketing strategies to ensure success.

5 Signs Your Business Website Needs A Refresh

5 Signs Your Business Website Needs A Refresh

It can be hard to determine when it’s time to give your business website a refresh, but there are some telltale signs that you should look out for. If your website is starting to look dated or isn’t delivering the results you need, then it could be time for an overhaul.

Why Your Business Needs a Progressive Web App

Why Your Business Needs a Progressive Web App

If you are looking for a cost-effective way to make your business more discoverable while improving user experience and engagement, then a progressive web app may be the right choice for you.

Your Brand Is More Than A Logo

Your Brand Is More Than A Logo

Often when people hear the word brand, they think of a logo, but your logo is really just the tip of the iceberg. Your brand is so much more. It is your reputation.

How To Write A Noteworthy Press Release

How To Write A Noteworthy Press Release

Press releases are a great tool to get buzz going around your brand. Craft a press release and send it to local news outlets to get your business covered.

Florist viewing website on laptop

Why Your Small Biz Needs a Website

In today’s digital era, having a website is no longer just an option; it’s a necessity for small businesses. Whether you offer products or services, here are compelling reasons why a website is crucial for your business’s success.

Read More »
Color Psychology

Color Psychology and Your Brand

Colors are more than just visual elements; they carry significant psychological and emotional weight in branding. In this blog post, we’ll explore why color matters and what it signifies within a brand’s identity.

Read More »
Business woman planning for the holidays

A Business Owners Guide To Surviving The Holidays

Despite their festive charm, surviving the holidays often becomes a battleground for small business owners. Balancing the heightened demands of customers, managing inventory, strategizing marketing campaigns, and ensuring the smooth operation of your business can be an all-consuming task. Amidst this whirlwind, taking care of your well-being can easily fall by the wayside.

Read More »

5 Common Social Media Mistakes

Social media has become integral to any successful marketing strategy for small businesses. It allows for direct communication with potential customers, increases brand awareness, and can drive sales. However, many small business owners make common mistakes on social media that can be detrimental to their business.

Read More »