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sponsorship and social media mistakes
You know those brands you see on social media that you just absolutely adore everything about? You know… Their witty content. Their inspiring imagery. Their social mission. Their videos that have your mouth watering for their next product. Whenever I catch myself stopping my normal Facebook scroll to catch up on what’s going on with...
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Secret to Running a Successful Business I Love
We just celebrated Father’s Day here in America, and I’m so blessed to have a family that taught me about entrepreneurship. A family that taught me about creating the life I love and teaching us that anything was possible if we were willing to work for it. I love my clients, and the work I...
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What is sponsorship?
  You know what I love about questions? All the juicy information you can get by simply asking one. Grab your favorite glass of cab, mine is from Jordan Winery, and let’s chat about what Sponsorship can do for you. WHAT IS SPONSORSHIP? Let’s start with the facts: What is sponsorship? Sponsorship is like advertising....
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the top 10 things I’d tell my 16 year old self
I was recently asked to create a list of10 Things I’d Tell my 16-Year-Old Self , and it was an eye-opening experience. I’ve printed the list to put by my desk, and also wanted to share it with you. Here’s my list…   1. People are always going to talk about you. Doesn’t matter if...
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Setting up your sponsorship package is very much like stirring your own brand of delicious chocolate.
If you’re anything like me, you have a few guilty pleasures. A good book, your favorite movie, that go-to dessert, or a glass of wine! That said, I have a confession. I love dark chocolate. I love the way you can taste the sweetness long after you’ve finished it. More importantly, I love the way...
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the 5 elements that you’ll need to give a winning sponsorship presentation
You’re ready! You’ve got an idea you’re excited about and can’t wait to start implementing it. You mapped out your schedule and put together all the necessary information for the plan to go with your idea. You’d love to give it just one last once over, though – maybe a “presentation checklist” if you will....
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How to Ask for Sponsorship with confidence
You’ve done the prep work, and now… The time has come: you’ve picked up the phone. You’ve sent emails. You’ve made connections. You’ve written and sent out sponsorship proposals. A potential sponsor has reached out to you, asking for a meeting where you will present your sponsorship proposal and idea. You do a little excited...
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Part 2 of How to Grow Your Business Like Olivia Pope
We’re back with Part 2 of How to Grow Your Business Like Olivia Pope! If you missed last week’s blog, be sure to check it out here. You won’t want to miss out on the first few ways that Olivia can really teach you to grow your biz! So, let’s continue with our tips… 1....
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Here are 3 ways to Grow Your Business like Olivia Pope
Have you ever wanted to grow your business? If you’re anything like me, the answer is yes! Most business owners have rituals – daily habits or routines – and I’m no exception. Every Thursday night, I grab my favorite wine glass and pour a glass of cabernet sauvignon from Jordan Winery or Nickel & Nickel...
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the best thing you can do for yourself and the potential sponsor is to think like Mulan
The day is here: you’re ready for a meeting with your potential sponsor. You’re nervous, but feeling optimistic. You’ve got all your ducks in a row: Business plan? Check. Contact info? Check. Clearly defined values and mission? Check. Yup! You’re ready. There’s lots of buzz going on in your mind, wondering how the meeting will...
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Roberto C. Candelaria

As a business strategist and consultant, Roberto has worked with a range of companies from start-ups and non-profits to the Fortune 100. Brands such as BMW, DELL, Disney, Hilton, State Farm, Wells Fargo, and Zappos – to name a few! Ready to get sponsored? Get your free Sponsorship E-CourseCLICK HERE!

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