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budget your funds for setup costs now

What you need for setup costs depends on what is needed to open your doors. You do have some flexibility here where you can “delay” the purchase or development of certain areas but it can be detrimental to your business model if you are distracted from doing your daily business. Consider setup costs like bare bones furniture

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IT professional for over 20 years... currently working at a Fortune 100 company for last 15 years. Love to help people help themselves - let me help you create a web presence quickly and efficiently.

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fill your tool bag with the appropriate tools

When you start building a web or social presence, you need to have the right tools in your bag. Before you can decide on the tools to choose, you need to have a strong idea on what you will be doing yourself and what you will be outsourcing. It’s always nice to have a lump

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About Tom Joe Finnin

IT professional for over 20 years... currently working at a Fortune 100 company for last 15 years. Love to help people help themselves - let me help you create a web presence quickly and efficiently.

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using professional IT consultants

By far, hiring a professional company or consultant will get your web & social presence up and running in the shortest amount of time. However, it usually comes at a cost. When looking at a hiring an IT company or consultant, have clear instructions on what you need and want – be prepared to provide them

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About Tom Joe Finnin

IT professional for over 20 years... currently working at a Fortune 100 company for last 15 years. Love to help people help themselves - let me help you create a web presence quickly and efficiently.

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using family & friends as IT resources

The cheapest way to get your web presence out there is to find a family member or friend who is skilled in what you need. Most of our teenagers have grown up with computers and have a great understanding of technology, especially in social media. When looking at a family member, be very, very clear

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IT professional for over 20 years... currently working at a Fortune 100 company for last 15 years. Love to help people help themselves - let me help you create a web presence quickly and efficiently.

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planning annual costs

Budgeting is never easy, and monthly costs seem easier than annual costs. Since annual costs only occur once a year it is imperative that they are fully documented on the budget. Depending on the amount needed for these costs, it may be that you need to “fund” them throughout the year. Initially, they are going

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IT professional for over 20 years... currently working at a Fortune 100 company for last 15 years. Love to help people help themselves - let me help you create a web presence quickly and efficiently.

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planning for monthly costs

Budgeting is sometimes seen as a necessary evil in business, but it should be seen as the artery of the business. Consider the budget as the plan where you will be spending your money and what you will be spending it on. Realizing that certain areas requires more money than others ensures that you are

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About Tom Joe Finnin

IT professional for over 20 years... currently working at a Fortune 100 company for last 15 years. Love to help people help themselves - let me help you create a web presence quickly and efficiently.

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the #1 marketing tool in your bag – your website!

The website is most likely the first place a potential client get’s to when looking for your service. So it had better be good enough to retain their attention and get them interested in purchasing. Do not try and take a short cut here – the website represents your business and your service. Ensure that

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About Tom Joe Finnin

IT professional for over 20 years... currently working at a Fortune 100 company for last 15 years. Love to help people help themselves - let me help you create a web presence quickly and efficiently.

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trademark your business before your mark gets traded

You do not want to be caught in a situation where someone has trademarked your company in another state and you can no longer use it there. In fact, if a company is trademarked in one state, they may have legal precedence if they see that someone is trying to trademark the same name or

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About Tom Joe Finnin

IT professional for over 20 years... currently working at a Fortune 100 company for last 15 years. Love to help people help themselves - let me help you create a web presence quickly and efficiently.

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don’t dig a hole in your blogs – build a monument

Blogs are your way to demonstrate your knowledge and provide information for readers. Make sure that you have a plan to have creative, readable and consistent blogs available so that you readers are entertained and encouraged to come back. Make your blog YOUR blog – bring to it your personality and let it shine through

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About Tom Joe Finnin

IT professional for over 20 years... currently working at a Fortune 100 company for last 15 years. Love to help people help themselves - let me help you create a web presence quickly and efficiently.

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be a social media darling and dance your way around the internet

Having a Social Media Presence can build your brand and have people coming back to your website for additional information. Having a Social Media Presence can take all your time and energy… and some more so be prepared to build AND follow a plan!! If you are starting a new business, then you need to

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About Tom Joe Finnin

IT professional for over 20 years... currently working at a Fortune 100 company for last 15 years. Love to help people help themselves - let me help you create a web presence quickly and efficiently.

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