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It's hard to allocate where your money should be spent when you're a startup and you sometimes have to stretch every dollar. Bootstrapping doesn't have to be hard though. If you decide to promote your own company, read on for nearly free fifteen do-it-yourself tactics and get ahead of your competition! Read More
One of the most powerful obstacles to innovation and success is fear. Fear of the unknown, fear of what's ahead, fear of failure. It's easy to be paralyzed by fear in any capacity, but in our work — especially for business owners — it can stifle innovation, growth and success. Read More
As a smart business person, you probably know that there are no such things as magic words, particularly in a culture that has been saturated with advertising. But there's something else you should know: Not only do magic advertising words not exist, several of them actually work against you. Read More
Partnerships can turn out to be a blessing or a curse. For every thriving partnership featured in Entrepreneur, there are thousands that end up stagnant, dissolving, dysfunctional or worse--in court. More often than not, performing basic due diligence can keep you from ending up in bad partnerships. So, have you done your homework? Read More
With all of the things that must be juggled to keep a business profitable you deserve some free advice that will help out your online marketing campaign. We've put together a few simple tips to help out any small business with search marketing. Read More
My startup, HubSpot, has done a fair amount of recruiting/hiring over the past year (the team has grown by over 100%, despite the down-turn in the economy). Along the way, I've found some “patterns” to the recruiting that we do and the kind of people that end up joining us. Read More
In our human need to desire fulfilling all our senses, video blogging (or vlogging) seems the next natural step in the evolution of blogging. A vlog might sound like a fun idea to start up. When done well, it can be a useful tool, too. But there are a few important factors to consider before the cameras start rolling. Read More
Some of you may even feel that your commitment to being honest is what makes self-employment hard, especially when it comes to marketing and sales. It's certainly not difficult to find examples of dishonesty in business. But I wonder why we, who are clear that honesty is not optional, would choose to base our idea of business on behavior we reject Read More
Personalized communication is important these days. No one likes automated responses and canned communication, and we feel let down when we see those template replies. Your potential customers want to work with you. If you treat them like a number, you may lose sales. Read More
Sometimes in business we assume it's the big things that get us noticed. The “go big, or go home” mentality prevails and unless we have the capability to go big, we believe we are stuck with going home and not getting our business and brands out there. Read More

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