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What's up Young Boss, Have you ever heard the phrase "You are as rich or poor as the 5 people closest to you?" This statement is very true. When studying very successful entrepreneurs that all say that you must surround yourself with people are smarter than you and more successful than you. As a first-generation entrepreneur, although we may not have grown up with business mentors in our family, it is now our duty to search for entrepreneurs that inspire us and will teach us the game of life and business. As you grow and learn from different mentors, you should also be looking for new mentors to take you to the next level of your development. This process never ends, until you either die, you no longer desire to grow, or you run out of people to learn from. Death will come sooner or ...
What's up Young Boss, Are you looking at the news and growing tired of seeing injustices against Black and Brown communities? Me too, and that's why I started my own business. Too many people are looking for "The Revolution" like they are looking for a job. They want someone to give them direction and purpose; willing to follow anyone who promises visible disruption. Way too many people in my generation, have a fantasy of riots and protests that make the morning news and gets the attention of decision makers in government. I ask you this, in the long run, how will this improve your day to day life and improve the state of your community? An entrepreneur searches for their own purpose and implements their own plan. For me, this is the definition of freedom. While many people are ...
Facebook Ads Facebook allows you to create ads that will encourage followers to sign up to your email list, visit your website, watch a promo video, and more. With just a few bucks a day, you can put your business page in front of thousands of potential clients. The beauty of Facebook ads is that you can target your ideal customer base and make sure that only they are seeing your ad. You can focus on a certain zip code, gender, age and income level. The more focused your search is, the more clients you will attract that fit the mold of your ideal customer. To get started with Facebook Ads, you will need to have a Facebook fan page. Go to ad creation. At the Campaign level, choose Traffic as your objective. ... Click Continue. ... Click Next. At the ad level, Choose Single Imag...
What's Up, Young Boss! Is your business on social media? Are you having a hard time keeping a consistent schedule to make posts, build your following and keep them engaged? If you are having a hard time managing your social media accounts while also running your business, you may want to hire someone to handle your social media pages for you. In this new era of technology, a new job title has emerged that will handle all of your social media needs. It's called Social Media Marketing. The role of a social media marketer is to help businesses promote their brand, build their following, and most importantly increase sales. How to increase sales with social media marketing The power of social media allows a marketer to target your ideal customer base, something print and radio ad
What's Up, Young Boss! Being a first-generation entrepreneur is hard. Your family either thinks that you should have a lot of money already OR that you actually don't work and don't have a legitimate business, especially if it's an online business or a multi-level marketing business. You will probably get scammed like the rest of us and have rough days mentally and financially. As a first-generation entrepreneur, the following are the most painful lessons to learn and will determine whether you are fit to be an entrepreneur. Your family does not understand why you can't just get a job and be happy When you are the first to start a business in your family, there will be plenty of days that you feel lost and unsupported. To most people, starting a business is a scary idea
What's Up, Young Boss! Being clear about what you want from your business is going to be vital to your success as an entrepreneur. We all have something that we are passionate about but will our passion business generate the type of revenue that we want and need to pay for bills, debt and desired lifestyle. Maybe you want to pay down student loans or maybe you want to save up for a family trip to Disney Land. No matter what your financial goals are, you need to be clear about what it is that you want to accomplish because if it's not going to make you the money that you need, you should try doing something else. Is My Business Real or Is it just a Hobby? A passion that does not make you any money is a hobby. The first year, or two, for most businesses are challenging.
How often do you think about money? Do you think about it ALL ThE TIME? I think it is my God-given right to live well and free. You may call it rich because of the money I call it rich from the potential of being my own person, with my own income. With My Own Income. If you really want to change the world, change your relationship to it. If you continue to stay where you're at, what change can be expected?
What's Up, Young Boss! Let's be real for a moment! Starting a business is hard and staying in business is even harder. There are days when you will feel like your business is failing and will never hit the goals that you set in your business plan (I am assuming that you have a business plan). We are all entitled to have our bad days. This is the nature of being human. What I want to focus on are ways that we can overcome these temporary moments to prevent us from having unproductive days and fall into entrepreneur depression. Being a business owner requires you to be persistent and flexible because nothing ever turns out the way that you see it in your mind. Because I too have days when it's difficult to jump out of bed and get started, I wanted to share with you a few way