Posts Tagged 'Startup Lessons'

10 Online Marketing Tools You Need When Starting a Business

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Did you know there are approximately 28 million small businesses in the United States alone?

With a number like this, all small business owners are looking for a competitive advantage. Anything you can do to outperform your competition is something to consider.

While there is no way of knowing what the future holds, one thing is for sure: you don’t want to be among the approximately 80% of businesses that fail within 18 months.

So, what does this have ...

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The 9 Best Tools for Getting More Social Shares

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Have you been avoiding social media? Are you doing so because you’ve failed to reach your goals in the past?

By taking a simple and straightforward approach to social media, you can change your fortunes in the future.

The best tool for getting more social shares isn’t a tool at all. Instead, it all comes down to producing high quality, in-depth content.

When you create better content than your competitors, it won’t be long before social shares begin ...

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Tips and Tools for B2B Online Marketing

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If you find yourself feeling bogged down because there’s just so much to do that you don’t even know where to start, it’s time to take a step back and get ...

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10 Tools That You Need to Use Before You Start Your Next Business

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Starting a new business takes a ton of work.

Even with your initial passion, it’s never an easy undertaking.

There are a great number of things that you need to research, plan out, get created, etc. before you “launch.”

And you’ll always be wondering, “Did I forget anything?”

What I’ve put together here is a list of great tools that you’ll want to know about, and possibly use, before you start your next business.

They cover ...

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Keeping Your Day Job While Launching Your Own Business

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In an ideal world, you have at least a year’s salary saved up and you can quit your day job in order to focus 100 percent on your entrepreneurial venture and get to Launching Your Own Business. Unfortunately, that’s just not feasible for many entrepreneurs who end up being successful.

Maybe you have a family to take care of, massive student loans, debt or a mortgage you can’t negotiate lower, or perhaps the medical benefits of your current employer are just too ...

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6 Facts You Need to Know About Starting Your Own Consulting Business

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Thousands of professionals have dreamed about starting their own consulting business. It seems like a great career path. Hang a shingle, bring in clients, be your own boss, do awesome stuff and make bank.

Consulting, as it turns out, isn’t sexy, glamorous, or easy. It’s downright hard — harder than you might think. I encourage anyone with the moxie to start a consulting business. But I also offer cautions — a few yield signs that could save you a lot of grief ...

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8 types of people who will never be able to start a business

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Every entrepreneur I know is dismayed by the number of friends who approach them with a line such as “I have an even better idea that will change the world, and one of these days I’m going to get around to starting my own business.”

I always wonder what is more important to them on an ongoing basis than changing the world, since their startups usually never materialize.

With the cost of entry to be an entrepreneur ...

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10 Essential Startup Lessons That You May Not Have Learned in College

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This year you may have attended a graduation party or two or even have recently had one of your own. Earning a degree is something that should be celebrated. But unless you are looking for certain technical skills, college is not always the best place for entrepreneurs.

 

10 Essential Startup Lessons That You May Not Have Learned in College

 

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