The Inspired Graphics Media Blog

Visit this page often for news, updates and re-posts of some of the most popular articles from our Entrepreneur Resources blog

IGM Internships Available Now

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Inspired Marketing, Inc., a Chicago-based marketing firm, is hiring marketing and design interns for both our planning execution (Inspired Graphics Media) divisions. Marketing interns will assist in developing and promoting our services while creative interns will design for both client and internal projects.

IGM Founder Featured Blogger

Friday, August 20th, 2010

In this week’s newsletter, Dequiana Brooks, the founder of Inspired Graphics Media, had her work featured in the iZania Black Business Network newsletter.

IGM Founder’s Work Featured in Gemini Magazine

Sunday, August 15th, 2010

The small business expertise of Inspired Graphics Media’s Founder & CEO, Dequiana Brooks, was featured in Gemini Magazine’s Summer 2010 issue. Gemini Magazine showcases the beautiful varieties of real women around the globe. It was honor for us to include TWO articles in this issue.

Death to the Flash Intro

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Okay, the title of this article may be a bit harsh, but I still urge you to rethink your small business’ use of flashing text, scrolling photos and music as the first things potential customers see on your web site.

Defining Your Target Consumer

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Every product or service must meet a consumer’s unmet need. You may be left wondering – who is this “consumer” person, and how do I reach him or her? Generally speaking, a consumer is someone who uses goods or services. What your business is most interested in is finding its target consumer – that group of people who is both interested in your product or service and willing to purchase it.

Help Somebody

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Here is a simple marketing tip that many excited entrepreneurs forget: your product or service MUST help somebody…preferably a large group of somebodies. In other words, to be successful, your product or service must meet a consumer’s unmet need. To make it more clear: a person has a problem, and you have the means to fix it!

Online Meeting Resources

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

Are you looking  to hold a meeting with participants located across the country?  If so, check out these  resources. Video Conferencing Web Conferencing Teleseminars

Opening an Ecommerce Store: A Guide to Budgeting

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

Opening an online store is an exciting time for any business owner. In order for your online store to be a success, you will need to have a comprehensive budget in place.

The Secret to Being Successful at Trading Online

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

If you’re thinking about trading online, then you’ll be well aware of the risks involved. Online trading is a real commitment. Here’s how you can be successful.