Category Archives for "Articles: Business"

Mommy Perks Twitter Hats…a trip down memory lane

How did this all begin? The story starts with a simple Christmas hat – worn for fun in December of 2009. I then wore a New Year’s Eve hat. Ros (Ficklets) and Abbey (Living My Moment) asked me, “What hat comes next?” I replied, “I haven’t thought that far ahead.” Then I began to think…What […]

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July 10, 2010

First quarter Mommy Perks survey feedback: What did people say?

As some of you know, a survey is now on Mommy Perks, asking for feedback about our site, the loyalty felt to our community, the shopping habits or our members and more. To view the survey click here: Mommy Perks [ongoing] Survey I’ve commented below after the feedback – so you can get a sense […]

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Why does a referral name-drop matter?

When a referral is made, there’s usually a hope that the buyer (or networking buddy) will say, “Hey – I found you through ________.” Why does this matter? There are three main reasons that a referral name-drop matters: Small businesses need to know where their marketing dollars are working. The business who benefits from the […]

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June 25, 2010

Want to run a small business? You need a thick skin.

Now that Mommy Perks is in full swing with lots of clients and thousands of members/readers/followers, I often get asked, “How did you get through _______ with your business? I feel like giving up.” Mommy Perks and PCS have been around for quite some time now and I’ve lived through more than my share of […]

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June 23, 2010

What the HECK is Mommy Perks all about?

People have always wondered what Mommy Perks is about. Are we shopping? Advertising? Parenting? Giveaways? It might help to lay things out – for those of you who are new to our community. Mommy Perks was founded back in 2005. At that time, the focus of the site was as follows: Offer a place to […]

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June 21, 2010

Love handmade? It’s Handmade Toy Alliance Week!

Guest post by Jill Chuckas – Crafty Baby *In honor of the Handmade Toy Alliance Week: I love handmade items.  I love the artistry, creativity and thought process that goes into hand crafted goods.  I remember going to craft show events as a child with my Nana T.  They were always inspiring events.  My mind […]

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