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I`m also the mom of 3 busy kids and live in WI with my spouse of 15 years-and one really old dog.
Do read up on creating an effective press release, and polish your copy over until it reads and presents well. If you are going to submit your PR online, some places are very picky about how a release is written, so be sure to read up on guidelines from places like PR Web.
I agree that you should try asking your target if they would find your services useful. When first launching my company, I went to the online, and offline, places my target market hangs out, and I asked them which of my services they would find useful, the prices they would be able to afford and have grown my business based on those answers. By continually asking the same questions, I`ve been able to evolve my services and pricing over time, as well as pinpoint new services that my clients are seeking.
Locate where your target market is, form a relationship in those places, and then ask.
Good luck to you!
I`ve also had 3 different businesses since my first child was born 8 years ago. When I ran my gift basket biz, it was purely a hobby that generated some extra cash. I didn`t rely on it, and still worked 60 hours a week with a baby. Then, I started Horse*itz as a full time business and it was much more important because it was a needed income source. I had 3 kids when I started Horse*itz, and it became obvious right away that I needed help. I simply could not keep up with orders, production and all the other things that go with a business, by myself, with 3 kids running around.
While I still do Horse*itZ production mostly as a way of creating products for craft shows this summer, I have now started Creative Writing Studios which is much more time intensive. It requires a good deal of planning for my clients, writing and re-writing, and writing again! Outsourcing is a must for me to so this business, and so far it`s going really well!
I moved my 4 year old DD from a 4 hour a week preschool to one that is everyday for 5 hours. And, the baby goes to daycare from 8-4 on Tuesdays so I have ALL day while my older 2 are in school ( my 4 year old goes to the same daycare in the morning, and school in the afternoon). My 8 y/o is in second grade and gone all day.
I will also be adding a proofreader to help me polish my longer projects for clients, so I can keep moving forward.
I`ve also swapped with another parent and we go back and forth of taking our boys to boy scouts. DH and I swap on the other activities, and he`s agreed to do housework here and there to help out ( he`s a neat freak and works 65 hours a week). In the future, I may have someone come and clean once a week ( do the scrubbing I just don`t have time to do).
I also changed how I manage my day. I used to work from 8pm-2 am and sleep a bit, get back up at 6 am to work. I now go to bed at a decent time and get up at 3:30 and work until 6:30 when the kids get up.
It`s really such trial and error! Sorry to be long winded, but I can also totally related to this thread!
Don`t let the pressures stop you though! Just keep moving forward as fast as you can manage. Even if it`s a slow pace, it still means that you`re moving!
LisaO12/17/2007 9:39 AM