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Today’s customers are much more in control of their buying decision, as they have more choices and more information than ever before. Almost instantly, via the Internet or on their smartphone in the store, they can find the lowest price alternative or their favorite features, without waiting for pu Read More

How to start a business in 30 days

How to start a business in 30 days Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Startups
From http://smartblogs.com 4 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on August 31, 2015 8:04 pm
What if you could start your business, from scratch, in 30 days? Well now, you can—we’ve laid out all the steps you’ll have to take to get your business up and running in one month.
http://bit.ly/1LAPM09 Read More
With the advent of social media and the pervasive move to smartphones, even customers who still prefer to purchase in brick-and-mortar stores have dramatically changed their shopping habits. Many people don’t post about their experiences, but still routinely check first to see what others are sayin Read More
Interview with Justin Smithline (founder of everything from medical technology company to a real-time sales platform to engage with enterprise customers). Covers everything from how to choose a co-founder to the biggest misconceptions about being an entrepreneur. Read More

Density Device: Mobile Employees Find Empty Spots to Work

Density Device: Mobile Employees Find Empty Spots to Work Avatar Posted by lyceum under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 9 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on August 26, 2015 12:33 pm
Counting the number of people in a room seems like a pretty simple task, and not one with a whole lot of practical value.
But that’s not the case for Density. The San Francisco-based company is actually completely based around that concept.
The company makes a gadget that can be installed on the Read More
These days, everyone wants to be an entrepreneur, pitching their latest and greatest new idea, and looking for someone to give them money. Angel investors, like me, have long figured out that asking to see the prototype is a quick way to separate the ‘wannabes’ from serious players. Talk is cheap, Read More
You’ve very likely heard the expression, “multiple streams of income”. The phrase has been used in the titles of books. The concept is taught in some business courses.

These days, earning income from a variety of sources is pretty smart. Your business can be more stable in different economies. Y Read More
Entrepreneurs and business executives seem to be even more focused on their technology than the rest of us, and less inclined to listen to the voice of the customer, even if they remember to ask. Real two-way conversations with real customers, including the all-important body language, are unheard- Read More

3 Paper.li Publishers Share Their Favorite Business Books

3 Paper.li Publishers Share Their Favorite Business Books Avatar Posted by cendrinemedia under Startups
From http://blog.paper.li 11 days ago
Made Hot by: thecorneroffice on August 24, 2015 7:01 am
Whether you have just launched your small business or been around for a while, you will probably agree with me: Entrepreneurship is a never-ending learning process.

That is the reason why you must keep your mind sharp and read as much as you can about your field and business in general. Books ar Read More

10 Keys To Success In Any Startup Job Interview

10 Keys To Success In Any Startup Job Interview Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 13 days ago
Made Hot by: steefen on August 21, 2015 11:37 am
In a corporate environment, the focus of a job interview has long been demonstrating your match to the skills and experience outlined in the job description. In my experience with startups, that is still necessary, but not sufficient. Today’s business world has become totally customer driven, so cu Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …

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