Benefits of Social Media to Small Business

social media

Social Media is nearly everywhere we look in society. Twitter accounts and Facebook pages are used by old and young, celebrities and unknown alike. This week we sat down with Main Street Marketing Co’s Social Media Manager, LaDonna Harris, and asked … Continue reading

Marketing and Advertising Management

marketing

This week we continue on in our series focusing on some of the services Main Street Marketing Co can provide for your business. Marketing and advertising your business properly is essential to business success. This week we will discuss just … Continue reading

Taking Time for You in a Technological World

Taking time for you

The invention of the “Smartphone” has made an amazing difference to the business world. We are no longer tied to the boardroom. “Office space” has come to mean anywhere that you can answer your phone or check your email, be … Continue reading

Memorable Resumés

memorable resumes

Many people dread the thought of sending out a resumé to apply for a job. They may agonize over how much information to put into it, how much personal detail to include, and possibly even what type of paper and … Continue reading

Powerful Presentations

powerful presentations

Many people find the prospect of doing a presentation daunting. The thought of being centre-stage in front of a group of people, co-workers or otherwise, makes many people nervous. In fact, some will go out of their way to avoid … Continue reading

Large Family Work at Home Mom Tips

work at home

As a work-at-home, homeschooling mom of 7 I have come up with a number of tips and tricks to make “it” (working at home) work.  I haven’t always worked for money at home.  For many years, I was “just” a … Continue reading

Getting Kids to Help Out

Getting kids to help while working from home

You look at the mountain of housework that needs to be done; you hear the kids demanding your attention in the next room; you have deadlines that need to be met. Are you questioning why you chose to be a … Continue reading

Finding balance when you work from home

Finding balance as a work at home mom

One of the most often-heard comments, when it comes to working from home, is “you’re so lucky to be able to do that”. Yes, this is very true. A parent who works from home does not have to worry about … Continue reading

Time management tips for work-at-home parents

Time management for small business owners

Life as a work-from-home parent has numerous rewards, but also many challenges. One of the first challenges to consider is time-management. When one works from home, and has dependent children, there is less opportunity to sit down and give work … Continue reading