Making your business tech-enabled doesn’t have to break the bank. Esosa Ighodaro shares 5 inexpensive resources for online marketing and growing your company.
Esosa Ighodaro is the Co-Founder and President of CoSign and heads branding, marketing, sales, external partnerships and communications. As the finance expert, her role includes strategic development of communication campaigns, product placement, market research, securing influencers and external partners, raising funds and social media engagement.
She identifies and capitalizes on new growth opportunities through market analysis, brand development and keen business instincts. Esosa develops and implements strategies that increase product awareness, market share and profitability.
I am one of seven kids.
Think Like A Journalist Quote
Be picky with whom you invest your time in. Wasted time is worse than wasted money. –Unknown
Success Quote or Tip
Don’t focus on the small things that you wish could be perfect. Focus on the core thing and keep it moving. Stay on track and focus on the core and move forward. “Don’t sweat the small stuff”.
Esosa worked at Citi Group before starting her own business. Her proudest moment? Leaving a well-paid job to pursuing her passion. She finally stopped building other people’s dreams and started working on her own.
When It Didn’t Work
Esosa planned and budgeted how much she thought she would need but she realized she went through the money faster than expected. Struggling to manage and learning the power of negotiating and asking for a discount or alternative helped her survive early on as an entrepreneurship.
Top Tips Be A Better Tech-Enabled Business: 5 Inexpensive Resources For Online Marketing
- Upwork: online platform to leverage talent from overseas.
- Crowdspring or 99Design: have designers bid for your design work project.
- Peek User Testing: get feedback on your website and a full review of how your site works.
- Balsamiq.com: easy way to design a mockup of your software.
- Fiverr.com: tasks done for starting at just $5.
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