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Four entrepreneurs tell how they experimented with different marketing techniques to find their first customers. [...]
Thu, Apr 16, 2015
Source: Entrepreneur
The word “community” has grown a great deal in the last decade thanks to the advent of social media. While we’ve always had local communities where we live, we now have online communities large, like the San Francisco Giants’ 2.8 million Facebook fans) and small, like scrappy groups of gamers [...]
Thu, Apr 16, 2015
Source: Forbes
When some businesses think about reaching out to the middle class, they immediately envision American consumers driving Toyota Camrys and driving to work with a cup of Starbucks coffee in hand. [...]
Thu, Apr 16, 2015
Source: Inc.
build a startup
If you build it, “they” will come? Not necessarily. You need to build a startup that’s worthwhile if you hope to gain traction. In this StartupGrind video about worthwhile building endeavors, founders of thriving startups discuss how to get on the right track (and how to know you’re there): [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TJciwswKD8?feature=oembed&w=618&h=348] Gabriel Weinberg of [...]
Thu, Apr 16, 2015
Source: Small Business Trends
Guide to Launching a Startup
While your parents may tell you “wait until you graduate,” or your friends might claim you’re “working too hard,” don’t let others dissuade you from pursuing your dreams and launching a startup while still in college. Plenty of successful businesses have shown that it’s not only possible, but also incredibly [...]
Mon, Apr 13, 2015
Source: Small Business Trends
Are you still cold calling potential customers--or thinking about it? [...]
Fri, Apr 10, 2015
Source: Inc.
While everyone knows social media is a valuable medium for customer engagement and lead generation, most industries still don’t know how to effectively use networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to unlock these benefits. However, if you look closely enough, you can find some industries that simply ‘get it.’ [...]
Thu, Apr 09, 2015
Source: Forbes
Even though it sounds like a buzzword, corporate wellness has become a huge part of major companies' lives, and you should know how and why it's important to yours. [...]
Thu, Apr 09, 2015
Source: Inc.
One of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs is finding a memorable domain name that will be easily found by their target audience, and then optimizing the page for search. A whole industry is dedicated to .com real estate, with moguls (aka cybersquatters) owning thousands of .com names, and selling them [...]
Thu, Apr 09, 2015
Source: Forbes
These products, devices and software will help business owners streamline processes, increase productivity and protect assets. [...]
Mon, Apr 06, 2015
Source: Entrepreneur
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You can accomplish amazing things in business when you have the right tools, both technological and social. This is especially true for managing company projects. With some great tools in your arsenal, such as those that follow, you should be able to address all your project management needs. Do you have all [...]
Tue, Mar 31, 2015
Source: Small Business Trends
You can't have marketing--digital or traditional--without solid content marketing. [...]
Mon, Mar 30, 2015
Source: Inc.
Tax season is upon us and that means for many small business owners the next couple of weeks will be spent going through their records and dredging through receipts to try to cobble together a picture of their company’s finances over the last year. While more than 70% of small [...]
Mon, Mar 30, 2015
Source: Forbes
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Over the years, it’s become clear that the quickest way to build a brand online is to invest in content marketing, and link up with bloggers and authoritative industry leaders. All you need to support this theory is to look at brands like HubSpot and KISSmetrics, which hit the ground [...]
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Source: Small Business Trends
Starting your own business is exciting, but newbie entrepreneurs have a steep learning curve. [...]
Wed, Mar 25, 2015
Source: Inc.