CreativeChild RSS Feed http://creativechild.com/ Check out the February Issue! <p>In the <a href="https://joom.ag/XF0d" target="_blank">February 2024</a> issue...the importance of building connection, valentine's affirmations and more!</p> https://creativechild.com/article/2145 Mon, 05 Feb 2024 00:00:00 -0800 Holiday Gift Guide & Wish List Issue No. 4 <div class="article_wrapper"> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> https://creativechild.com/article/2130 Mon, 13 Nov 2023 00:00:00 -0800 The Wishlist 2023 Issue No. 4 <p>Flip through our <strong><a href="https://joom.ag/Aknd" target="_blank">2023&nbsp;Holiday Gift Guide &amp; Wishlist</a></strong> to find the best gifts for everyone&nbsp;on your list.&nbsp;This year's Wishlist offers unique ideas sure to please!</p> <div style="overflow: auto; position: absolute; height: 0pt; width: 0pt;"><a href="https://kiralikbahissitesi.net.tr" target="_blank" rel="sponsored">kiralık bahis sitesi</a> <a href="https://bahissitesikiralama.com.tr" target="_blank" rel="sponsored">bahis sitesi kiralama</a> <a href="https://kiralikbahissitesi.com.tr/" target="_blank" rel="sponsored">kiralık bahis siteleri</a> <a href="https://kiralikbahissitesi4.com" target="_blank" rel="sponsored">kiralık bahis sitesi</a></div> https://creativechild.com/article/2131 Mon, 13 Nov 2023 00:00:00 -0800 3 Top Tips to Help You Keep Ahead in an Ever-Changing Marketplace <p>It's impossible to deny that old-fashioned marketing tools aren't enough to keep your business afloat and prospering in the rapidly, and ever-changing marketplace that is the context of the times. What's hot and current today is old news and obsolete in six months or less.</p> <p>By no means am I saying that you can't use marketing principles from times gone by, as these can often be adapted and successfully incorporated into your current marketing strategy, but as a rule, the aim should be to stay on top of the latest trends in creating brand awareness and marketing.</p> <p>This article proposes 3 key tactics to help you to get ahead, and stay ahead of your competitors. So here goes...</p> <p><strong>Top Tip 1:</strong></p> <p>Be on the Lookout for New, Improved, and More Relevant Advertising Methods</p> <p>It's commonplace to find a comfort-zone, and to stay there... and this applies to marketing methods and strategy as well. We tend to stick to what we know, and utilize a few of the same marketing techniques over and over again. If this is you, I urge you to PAUSE and REASSESS. Have a little scout for other marketing methods, speak to people in the marketing arena, and test something new.</p> <p>There are some strategies that you know straight off the bat won't work for you, but other are a definite 'maybe,' so go forth and experiment! While testing new methods it's not necessary to put a halt on marketing methods that are tried, true and work for you, but instead, aim to test others in parallel to determine their effectiveness. You may find that some methods work in attracting a different demographic and while they may not generate the largest proportion of your leads, they do increase your market share in the industry. It's recommended that around 20% of your marketing budget is spent on testing new marketing methods, and to keep it ahead, it's key that you go through a constant cycle of testing and assessing. This will leave you best placed to choose the methods that fit best with your company direction and growth strategy.</p> <p><strong>Top Tip 2:</strong></p> <p>Spruce Things Up</p> <p>This is about that comfort zone that I mentioned earlier... Aside from just getting comfy with your marketing, you may feel that you're comfortable that your products and services 'speak for themselves,' have consistently performed well, and brought in enough income to keep you comfortable without much effort. My suggestion... 'Do More!' Consider the benefits of a little effort, even just in terms of giving your brand a 'facelift,' or launching the 'new and improved.' These are ways of re-attracting old and loyal customers, but also enticing new. You'll be surprised at what a little bit of 'refreshing' can do you for your product and services! 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I responded, sending my mom into a frantic search through the family encyclopedia for a picture of the clarinet.</p> <p>In fact, the sole reason my mother had suggested the clarinet was simply because a friend of the family happened to have an old clarinet sitting around collecting dust.</p> <p>Even though I still play and teach the clarinet, I've always felt I might have been better suited for another instrument. As you and your child take the first steps toward picking out a musical instrument make sure you take these thoughts into consideration.</p> <p><strong>1. The Instrument</strong></p> <p>If your child has a strong idea of what he/she wants to play explore that option. Take your child to a music store and talk to an expert in that instrument. This should not be a purchasing trip but rather an educational experience for you and your child. 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