Make ‘Em Count!Making mistakes is something all PR and marketing pros will experience at some point in their careers. These mishaps can become valuable learning experiences for those who are looking to start their own independent business. We recently read a PR Daily article on the topic and these three items stood out: Don’t do a million freebies for “experience”. If someone thinks you are good enough to do work for them then you are good enough to get paid for it. Try not to let people take advantage of you just because you think you need the experience.
· Many people forget how important it is to make a name for themselves. Social media and or in person events are crucial when it comes to getting more business.
· Don’t forget to set boundaries with clients and employees. When you run your own business you call all the shots. Informing clients of the expectations you have will save you a headache in the long run.
Running a business can be difficult. Mistakes are inevitable and will happen. It is how you learn from them that will set you apart as a professional. To read the full article, click here. We also encourage you to learn about trends so you can stay on top of your game.