Delegating 101 for the Small Business Owner

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For a handful of small business owners, delegation comes easily and naturally. For the vast majority though, the idea of letting someone get their hands on any part of their new business baby is a terrifying one.

However, if you want your business to flourish and grow there quickly comes a time when you are just simply going to have to let someone else shoulder some of the burden. Here are some tips for delegating without driving yourself to despair:

Pick the Best People – This means giving work to people who actually deliver, not to those who are the least [...] Continue Reading…

Wholesale Product Showcase – Light Up Lily Pond Fountain

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A water feature can be a wonderful addition to any outdoor space, whether it is used to adorn a lawn, a patio or even a deck. Our Light Up Lily Pond Fountain is one of the most attractive we have come across in a while.

Standing in their own ‘pot’ beautiful flowers and birds make for a stunning aquatic dance that is illuminated by glowing lights and accented by the gently cascading water. Bright, colorful and beautifully detailed the Light Up Lily Pond Fountain stands 15 3/8″ diameter x 30″ high and comes with a submersible pump that installs quickly [...] Continue Reading…

What’s New at Eastwind Gifts – Faux Leather Desk Organizer

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Did you know that April 23 is Administrative Professionals Day? Instead of sending the usual flowers or gift certificate why not show your appreciation of your support staff with our new Faux Leather Desk Organizer?

This elegant black office storage solution would make a great addition to any desk. It features several storage compartments, including a lidded privacy compartment and a very handy pull out drawer. The organizer measures 9 7/8″ x 9 3/4″ x 3 1/2″ high and is crafted from high quality, durable vinyl and plastic.

Buy the Faux Leather Desk Organizer wholesale at Eastwindgifts.com

4 Small Business SEO Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

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SEO – Search Engine Optimization – is a concept that stresses many business owners out (this includes large businesses as well as small). However, in a world where most people begin a search for ANYTHING on line it is a ‘necessary evil’. Although everyone’s SEO needs and plans are different there are some basic mistakes that anyone can make that could derail any Search Engine Optimization plan.

Insufficient or Poorly Executed Keyword Analysis

If you have never performed a serious keyword analysis or if you don’t have a keyword strategy then you really don’t have the foundation for your SEO efforts [...] Continue Reading…

Wholesale Product Showcase – Double Hammock

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Kicking back in the backyard on a sunny afternoon with a book and a nice cool drink, or spending an evening staring at the stars are two great pleasures of summer. These pleasures are more than doubled if you add our Double Hammock to your garden!

This generously sized, durable, built for two, hammock is sized at 54″ x 140″ long. Crafted from eco-friendly cotton rope, it boasts a sturdy wooden frame and metal hanging hooks so that the hammock can be easily suspended. Enhance your summer with this useful piece of outdoor home decor!

Buy the Double Hammock wholesale at Eastwindgifts.com

What’s New at Eastwind Gifts – Primary Red Watch

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Looking for some elegant and colorful accessories to enhance your new spring wardrobe? Then we have just the thing! Our new Primary Red Watch is an elegant timepiece that is as colorful as the spring itself and will add a shot of interest to any outfit while still serving a very practical purpose.

The watch features an art gallery inspired face that sports stunning green, red, and blue accents set around a bright white watch face. The striking red strap finishes the piece perfectly.

The Primary Red Watch features an adjustable leather strap, a stainless steel back and a super accurate [...] Continue Reading…

Why a Business Credit Card is a Great Idea for a Small Business

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There are number of very good reasons that, even as a small business owner, you should be using a business credit card to cover company expenses, instead of putting them on your personal plastic. Here are just a few of them.

Make Your Accountant’s Life Easier

If you are a business owner of a company of any size, your accountant or financial advisor will have told you, possibly more than once or twice, about just how important it is to keep business and personal expenses separate. However, the temptation to cover an unexpected business expense by charging it to your personal [...] Continue Reading…

Wholesale Product Showcase – Flowerpot Frolic Easter Figurine

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Spring has officially arrived and Easter is just around the corner. Our Flowerpot Frolic Easter Figurine celebrates both of these occasions and will make the perfect colorful addition to your Easter decor scheme, indoors or out!

Brimming with bright and cheerful colors this fun and charming seasonal ornament – which measures 4 3/4″ x 3 3/4″ x 8 1/8″ high – features a pair of playful bunnies peeking out from a pretty planter, colorful Easter eggs, a fun light up flower and a warm and welcoming greeting sure to put a smile on your holiday visitors’ faces. Crafted from durable [...] Continue Reading…

What’s New at Eastwind Gifts – Go Green Ceramic Pan

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Most of us are at least trying to both eat healthier food and implement actions that are good for the health of the environment as well. One surprising way that you can do both of those things is to add our new Go Green Ceramic Pan to your collection of kitchen tools.

The one thing that many forget when trying to eat healthier meals and cut a few calories is the number of calories – and the amount of not so good fats – that cooking with butter or oil can add to the average dish. For example, just one [...] Continue Reading…

Simple Shipping Tips That are Easy to Overlook

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For those who sell online on a smaller basis – via eBay, Etsy or another similar sites – there are still a lot of considerations to occupy their time. Choosing the right eBay templates or the right look for their Etsy store, pricing their items well, writing catchy and effective sales copy and promoting their store on and off the sales site are all things that take up a great deal of time.

With so many things to worry about it can be easy to overlook the “simple stuff”, basics like shipping the items your customers buy the right way. [...] Continue Reading…