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by • June 6, 2017 • Events, TorontoComments (0)

What does it mean to be a small business?

I wish I could say that I’m about to bestow you the secret to success from one entrepreneur to another. But alas my dear reader, the old adage is still as true today as it ever way. Hard work pays off. Diligence, dedication and determination are the skills we have used to build DoTheDaniel.com into what it is today while working towards what it will be tomorrow. It hasn’t always been easy, but there have been some things I have learnt along the way, even if it was the hard way. So today I wanted to share some inspiring news for small business owners in Toronto that will hopefully help to make growing your dreams into your goals, and it’s right here in Toronto! You’ll have recently seen on our social media accounts that we had the pleasure of joining Vistaprint to celebrate the opening of their first ever store in the world, located conveniently at 720 King Street W in the city I call home. And this is no ordinary store! 

 

I think one of the best decisions I made when I started to network and build my business was to order business cards. This was many moons ago, and many logos ago. But it was an affordable option and helped me to feel slightly more established. You would be shocked to know how many business cards I still hand out on a daily basis, and how many I collect. If you’re looking to set up your own business, you should definitely consider getting some business cards, don’t let anyone tell you that it’s an outdated system. They make a big difference and help to show people that you really care about what you’re doing. 

But who has a fortune to spend on such things? Right? Thankfully the varying products that Vistaprint has to offer are all affordable. Which, we all know when starting out, is important. Don’t be like me and spend money you don’t have! Be smart with your decisions in the first steps of a business and trust the experts in this industry. 

As you’ll have seen in the video above, the store is set up to help you better understand yourself. From the amazing Promobox (which I actually just signed up for btw), to the ability to chat with a graphic designer in real time as they help you build your design and ideas (a complimentary service included in the ordering process while in store), I was so impressed by the experience, that with the help of the whole Vistaprint team, we redesigned our business cards and ordered some for our entire staff around the world. I cannot WAIT to see what their reactions are when they open the box!

I highly encourage you all to stop by the new store and see this all for yourself. 

Don’t forget to share your experience by following @Vistaprint on Twitter and Instagram. Use and follow the #DiscoverAndDesign hashtag to let us know what you discovered about yourself in this integrated design experience like no other in the world! 

For more behind the scenes of this and other amazing brands we are working with around the world, make sure to follow along with the #DoTheDaniel Instagram account. We would love to have you join on our adventures! 

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Photos: All social media accounts listed above, Vistaprint & Daniel Reyes 

Cheers!

Daniel Reyes

Mobile photos are always taken on my NEW Huawei P10 Plus

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