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Every business I know is intimately familiar with outbound marketing, or pushing your message out to customers through email, newspaper, and television advertising. Only a few equally understand the process and value of inbound marketing, for pulling customers to your brand. In my experience, it’s Read More
In this age of social media and world-wide Internet, message delivery from business leaders needs to change, just like the message changes from leaders in your personal lives. Just a few years ago, no one could have imagined getting text messages from parents, or a President prone to communicate vi Read More
With the advent of the internet, social media, and instant communication via texting, customer expectations for service, as part of their entire customer experience, have changed. They expect you to be there, to know their history as a customer, and to treat them with priority and respect. They tel Read More
Sometimes business owners are so focused on making change happen for customers that they forget that continually changing themselves and their company is equally important. Some get stuck in a rut and get run over by competitors with new technology, like Eastman Kodak, and others get pushed into a Read More

5 Common Frustrations Encountered in Every New Business

5 Common Frustrations Encountered in Every New Business - https://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From https://www.inc.com 79 days ago
Made Hot by: fusionswim on April 29, 2024 7:27 am
The best part of being a business owner is having the independence to make your own decisions, the flexibility for a better work/life balance, and personal satisfaction from driving change. But nobody said it would be easy. The road to business success is filled with challenges and frustrations th Read More
Businesses always seem to take longer to succeed than a new owner expects. Seth Godin once said that overnight success in startups takes about six years, and Seth is an optimist. Thus we all look for shortcuts. Execution shortcuts would be hidden strategies to achieve the endgame sooner, without Read More

6 Counterintuitive Approaches to a Winning Disruptive Opportunity

6 Counterintuitive Approaches to a Winning Disruptive Opportunity - https://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From https://www.inc.com 83 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on April 25, 2024 5:18 am
Every business leader with a new technology tells me that his innovation will be industry-disrupting, meaning that it will render the existing technology obsolete, and create a new market. Yet truly disruptive innovations, like the smartphone from Apple and the rise of the Internet, are very rare, Read More

5 Business Practices to Help You Stay Ahead of Competitors

5 Business Practices to Help You Stay Ahead of Competitors - https://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From https://www.inc.com 85 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on April 23, 2024 9:35 am
Every business owner realizes that change is now the norm, and they have to adapt their business quickly to survive and compete. In fact, the best executives seem to see breakthrough changes coming even before they really happen, and are able to turn them into huge new opportunities. In the trade, Read More
The new business owners I hear from are always talking about “disruptive innovation” ideas, but the plans I read are more often incremental extensions of a current hot offering, like one more social network with the best of Facebook and Twitter, one more dating site dimension, or another “must-have Read More

7 Keys to an Exponential Expansion of Your Market Impact

7 Keys to an Exponential Expansion of Your Market Impact - https://www.inc.com Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From https://www.inc.com 87 days ago
Made Hot by: marketingvalue on April 19, 2024 8:14 am
To build a new business, founders need a laser focus on providing an innovative solution to a real problem. Once they achieve that initial traction, their focus needs to change for quicker growth. Most business owners dream of achieving the exponential expansion of Google or Amazon, but few busines Read More
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