Streamline your Business with Content

Streamline Business Process with Content - by Chris Milton Chrismilt

This is the start of my writing project: to really take writing seriously.  I’ve been blogging a lot over the years and that was a huge step forward from the student who barely got through high school english.  From my memory; story telling, formatting and creative writing didn’t academically stack up. I was out matched by those who had a …

Open For Business: How to Start Drop Shipping with Shopify in 3 Easy Steps

Open For Business - How to Start Drop Shipping with Shopify in 3 Easy Steps by Chris Milton

Full Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links to products and/or services that I’m using and happy to recommend. If you choose to make a purchase though one of these links, I will receive a small commission without any additional cost to you. The world of e-commerce is no joke. People buy things online. A lot. Some people are still on …

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5 Steps to Start a Blog – a Beginners Guide to Blogging

5 Steps to Start a Blog by Chris Milton

Choosing to blog as a creative outlet or an opportunity to make money is something that I’ve really enjoyed over the years.  It started blogging to recap basketball games, then cars, sneakers, and finally to build my personal brand.  In between, my content marketing clients use blogging as a part of their strategy to build a strong online presence.  Getting …

December 2016 Recap

December 2016 Monthly Online Business Recap by Chris Milton

Each month, I do a recap of what’s been happening in my business. I think its important to offer transparency and look behind the scenes at what’s happening.  I share this report with my tribe on email first, sign up here to be included. For these Monthly Recap’s of my business, I cover three topics: Looking Back: Progress on Goals …

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Getting Tactical: Business Tactics to Build your Strategy

Getting Tactical - Chris Milton's Business Tactics to build Business Strategy

Often confused, tactics and strategy are the elements of business planning and activity. The tactics are the activities and actions that may not seem to make a big impact, but repeated or combined with other elements create a strong business. The . Moving forward, I’ve chosen to focus on business tactics.  For a couple of reasons: Business Tactics can be applied Immediately …

Brewmaster. Marketer. Tradeshow Hustler.

My first job took me through the many different aspects of retail.  Understanding it all (sales, merchandising, events, inventory, cash) gave me a good foundation to tackle any challenge.  The next opportunity that came along was working in the food & beverage industry for a small company.  I know.. what a jump.  From sneakers to beer and wine. From a …

A Side Hustle Everyone Should Start Today

Recognize the skills your target market wants from you - Chris Milton Marketing Tips

Regardless of who you are, I believe one of the smartest investments you can make is in yourself. It doesn’t take coming up with and idea of finding your niche business to start hustling on the side. Your side hustle can start with you. I’ve wrote about this before and I’m sure I’ll write about it again. The biggest mistake …

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Why Building a Community Matters: Building your Network

There’s a lot of chat about networking being important for your business and career.  I’m a firm believer in this, and really like getting out and networking.  Years of events and learning have left me with helpful tips for practicing your pitch, goal setting and qualifying who you’re meeting. Practicing your Pitch When you’re meeting anyone new, you’ve got one …

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November 2016 Recap

November 2016 Monthly Online Business Recap by Chris Milton

This monthly summary is first shared with my email subscribers at the end of each month. To be included in my email updates group, enter your email address here.    Checking-in with an update on what’s happening with me in the business! November was a BIG month for me, and I hope what was accomplished creates some momentum into the future. …