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, Entrepreneur-Resources.net.

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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Is Your Advertising Campaign Effective?

If you sit and think about it, how effective is your advertising campaign, and if your answer to that is I’m not running one, then we’re in big trouble people. Advertising your company to the world, and as much of the world as possible, is essential to making sure that …

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4 Money Laundering Red Flags to Watch Out For

The 2002 hit Catch Me If You Can, a biographical depiction of real-life scammer and high-stakes launderer Frank Abagnale Jr., was one of our first close looks via contemporary cinema of what goes on—and what can go wrong—in our treasuries. The movie’s rather charming portrayal of the teen sees him …

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Is Your Work Environment Fit For Purpose?

When you’re running any kind of business that exists in any kind of physical space in the real world, you need to be considerate of the kind of work environment then you’re creating. Far too often business owners take their work environments for granted and assume that their employees are …

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