Dequiana Jackson

Dequiana Jackson, CEO of Inspired Marketing, Inc., is a small business marketing coach who teaches women entrepreneurs how to monetize their message so they can make more money from their expertise. Dequiana is the author of Know Your Business: How to Attract Ideal Clients & Sell More and runs the award-winning blog,

Hosting Successful Online Meetings

Are you getting ready to host your first online meeting? Even if you’ve attended a virtual meeting before, you may not be sure exactly where to start when it comes to hosting one of your own. Thankfully there are some easy tips and tricks to making your meeting successful, no …

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Top 10 E-Commerce Startup Mistakes To Avoid

To succeed in e-commerce, an entrepreneur has to do a lot of tasks right. Given the minimal barriers to entry — low cost e-commerce website platforms and low or no cost marketing through social media, to name two of the most significant — online stores continue to grow like weeds. …

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How to Stay Energized During a Long Workday

While some workdays can just feel longer, others actually are longer. You’ll need a constant and reliable supply of energy for those days where you’ll be burning through the midnight oil at your desk when you’re usually relaxing in front of the TV, reading or unwinding at a bar. Learn …

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Financially Preparing for Your First Year in Business

During the extended economic downturn, many people have been forced out of the workforce or are underemployed. This has led some to consider starting their own businesses. But, for every entrepreneur that has achieved great success, there are many more who have struggled. In light of this, what are the …

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Small Business Health Options: Exploring the Benefits

Within the current economic landscape, healthcare costs continue to rise. According to a 2014 survey taken by Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Educational Trust, the average annual family health insurance premium was $16,834, and for individuals, it was $6,025. Health insurance was listed as the most valued benefit by employees, …

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