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It may surprise many to hear him say it, but Richard Branson insists an entrepreneurs first venture is often extraordinary by nature. After all, the first time an entrepreneur decides to take the plunge and create something from nothing, they are engaging in a very extraordinary thing, he says. Bra Read More

Sell Yourself to Customers or Clients in the First 20 Seconds

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From https://www.youtube.com 2006 days ago
Made Hot by: Copysugar on May 28, 2014 3:10 am
Experienced entrepreneur Bruce J. Bloom says the key to selling your business to potential customers is to grab them in the first 20 seconds. To do this, Bloom says the important thing is to hone your "elevator pitch." This is not the pitch you hear about entrepreneurs giving to Venture Capitalists Read More
For those entrepreneurs who understand it isn't the product but the pitch, Joe Ades may just be your new hero. The famed Park Avenue pitchman who honed his street selling skills in his native London. The strangest thing he's ever sold, he says, was Christmas trees in February. He taught his daughte Read More

Tips for Choosing the Franchise That's Right for You

Avatar Posted by HeatherStone under Franchises
From https://www.youtube.com 2013 days ago
Made Hot by: zioncampo on May 14, 2014 10:32 pm
Franchise King Joel Libava spends time in this Google Hangout giving an overview of the kinds of franchises out there. They vary from food franchises like McDonald's to residential cleaning services and green businesses. Joel describes some of the risks involved and looks at how to choose first, wh Read More

Business Tip: It's Up to the Business To Listen

Avatar Posted by HeatherStone under Customer Service
From https://www.youtube.com 2013 days ago
Made Hot by: bloggerpalooza on May 15, 2014 5:55 am
Carliz Teague, CEO and founder of Wigs.com, explains her business philosophy in just two words: customer service. Wigs.com, a niche provider of wigs, hair extensions and hairpieces has built its success on the idea that it's up to the business to listen to customers and to do what they want. How d Read More

What Is Gamification?

Avatar Posted by HeatherStone under Marketing
From http://youtu.be 2015 days ago
Made Hot by: justretweet on May 16, 2014 11:20 am
In this video, John Broadbent talks about gamification as it relates to internet marketing and to organizations.
Gamification is a Motivation Technique. Gamification helps organizations motivate people to do whatever it is that the organization wants them to do. When it comes to websites, gam Read More

How To Create a Business Customized to Your Community

How To Create a Business Customized to Your Community  - http://www.chrisbrogan.com Avatar Posted by HeatherStone under Strategy
From http://www.chrisbrogan.com 2022 days ago
Made Hot by: maestro68 on May 6, 2014 11:00 pm
Chris Brogan gives this speech to Pioneer Nation about the secret of creating a business that is customized to the community you serve. The first step is to communicate and connect with others who share an interest in what you do. Create a network and then discover how to customize a business that Read More
A wide variety of ecommerce solutions allow you to sell your business's products online. They include platforms like Etsy, eBay, Amazon, Shopify, Big Commerce, and Magento. But how to you track sales and, more importantly, customer interest across all those sites? Having your products in more place Read More

Be Careful When Starting a Business Based on Your Hobbies

Be Careful When Starting a Business Based on Your Hobbies - http://smallbizsurvival.com Avatar Posted by HeatherStone under Startups
From http://smallbizsurvival.com 2022 days ago
Made Hot by: techmedia on May 6, 2014 8:57 am
Starting a business based on a hobby may sound like a great idea at first. After all, what better idea than to create revenue from an activity you are already involved in. But watch out, warns Glenn Muske, Rural and Agribusiness Enterprise Development Specialist at the North Dakota State University Read More

4 Tips for Generating Online Sales with Creative Content

4 Tips for Generating Online Sales with Creative Content - http://www.ducttapemarketing.com Avatar Posted by HeatherStone under Sales
From http://www.ducttapemarketing.com 2022 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on May 11, 2014 8:40 am
Content marketing is nothing new. Neither are the basic elements most content creators have to deal with. These are basically things like graphics, photos, video and of course, copy. But as Ryan Ernst, Director of Communications at The Connor Group, explains, it's the way you use these elements tha Read More
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