Dequiana Jackson

Dequiana Jackson, CEO of Inspired Marketing, Inc., is a small business marketing coach who shows women entrepreneurs how to use solid marketing strategies to turn their life’s passion into a profitable, service-based business. Dequiana is the author of Know Your Business: How to Attract Ideal Clients & Sell More and runs the award-winning blog,

The Bad Side Of Business

To assume that running a business is all sunshine and rainbows is one big mistake. Running a business is sleepless nights, debt, daily struggles, setbacks. It’s hard work that’s for sure! Yet, people are setting up their own business thinking that they’re going to go from rags to riches within …

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Part Time Business Ventures

Business is usually a full time thing, well, that’s what people think it is anyway. People stay in their full time 9-5 office job, doing a job they really hate because they think that going  solo would be too much of a risk. Or that there’s no money in it. …

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The Transition to Social Commerce

When it comes to selling online, there is a new kid on the block that comes in the form of social commerce. This is the outcome of savvy marketers combining social media with ecommerce, creating the best of both worlds for sales and communication. Today, shoppers no longer search solely …

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How Businesses Can Reduce Expenses

Running a business is no piece of cake as there are several factors to look after, with managing costs being the most important one. This is because the expenses of running a business are huge and not everyone can handle it. Things can go out of hand any moment and …

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Steps to Building a Construction Startup

If you want to put both your entrepreneurial spirit and your ability to work with your hands to good use by setting up your own construction business you must be under no illusions that it is easy – it isn’t. It’s perfectly possible, and it could be quite lucrative, but …

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5 Productivity Tips for Entrepreneurs

The one success metric every entrepreneur needs to master is the art of getting things done; as it’s your ability to produce output that will determine your success.  You might have heard the expression “ideas are cheap” which reinforces this point by suggesting that just because you have a good …

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