Many of the questions I have been receiving lately from solo-professionals and small business owners center on the topic of where to get a quality website, graphics and marketing materials, on a budget.
What if I decide to write for example, about homosexuality? Lets face it, in the world that we are in today, there are claims that homosexuality is now common. But is it really? No, its still a subject that makes some people raise an eyebrow. Back in the days… okay back in the days of my grandmother, a spade is a spade. A woman can not marry a woman, full stop. Same for a man to another.
The majority of these require new associates/distributors to lay out your money right from the start. Whether as a startup fee or product pack, the principle is the same, its your money they want first. Personally, I have a big problems with this.
I have some words to share with you about your choice of shelving for a small to mid sized retail shop. I owned a used bookshop for a few years and we went through the process of finding good cheap shelving that met our requirements as far as ambiance went. It was important that the shelves had a sophisticated look to them but without costing an arm and a leg. We looked at a few options, building our own (with the help of a Deck Building charlotte friend), buying shelving from a retail display company or searching the local warehouse shops.
Before selecting your contractor, you will need at least 3 proposals. All the agreements and verbal promises should be put in writing to protect all parties involved on your project.
I personally went through a period where I completed a manuscript and knocked on all publishers and their mothers’ doors but got no good news. Yes I stopped writing for a little while because I began to doubt my ability. Instead of creating more work, I got stuck on that one manuscript for about a year. A breakthrough came forth that helped me to keep writing. I stumbled across a blog that kicked my rear end. Yes Mr Goins, your blog.
Now, for all writers that are hiding behind what needs to be glass but decided to paint it to be as opaque as possible, stop keeping what you gotta say and let the world read all about you. Emelie Sande said it in Read all about it, there’s no need to be ashamed, you’ve got the light to fight the shadows… so write.