I was mentoring some graduate students at a local university recently, and I sensed again that profit seems to be a dirty word these days to many aspiring entrepreneurs. I’m certainly not a fan of customer rip-offs, but even non-profits have to be cash-flow positive, or have deep pockets, to help a Read More

Startup Tips From Bold Entrepreneurs: A Series of Interviews

Startup Tips From Bold Entrepreneurs: A Series of Interviews Avatar Posted by smpayton under Startups
From http://www.eggmarketingpr.com 83 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on December 2, 2017 1:56 pm
Stories of wit and enduring grit – presenting a series of interviews of startup companies that took bold steps in the corporate world only to prove their mettle and carve a niche of their own, offering value-driven services and products for ultimate user experience. This interview series is conduct Read More
You will be pivoting your business in your lifetime, whether you are a new startup, or a mature company like Motorola or IBM. You can count on it and plan for it, or you wait for the next survival crisis brought your way by this rapidly changing world. You can even give it a more elegant name, like Read More
Innovation doesn’t always make you a winner in business. In my role as an angel investor in startups, almost every pitch I see highlights some real innovation in technology, business model, or market opportunity. Yet only a few of these get funded, and even fewer become dominant players in their ch Read More

6 Key Tenets Of A Winning Marketing Story In Business

6 Key Tenets Of A Winning Marketing Story In Business Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 86 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on November 29, 2017 12:21 pm
In my role as a mentor to entrepreneurs and an angel investor, I find that too many are stuck in this myth that a good pitch, and good marketing content, should consist of more product features, and more hype on customer benefits. Naturally, these are important, but real winning content has to star Read More
Every entrepreneur and business leader waits too long before really working on the legacy that he wants to leave to society and his family. They realize too late that they don’t really want to be remembered for how many hours they spent on airplanes, how many emails they produced, or even how much Read More
E-commerce is a profitable business idea with a high rate of success. Do you want to build your own eCommerce business online? This article shows how to successfully build, launch and grow an eCommerce business on a low budget Read More

7 Ways To Survive The Retail Customer Shift To Online

7 Ways To Survive The Retail Customer Shift To Online Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 88 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on November 27, 2017 10:56 am
In my role as advisor to small businesses, I often hear first-hand the challenges and failures of retail store owners who fear the advantages of online and feel the exodus to eCommerce, led by Amazon and Ebay. Ironically, the most common desire I hear from entrepreneurs selling wholly online, is th Read More
Seven instances of people starting sovereign micronations – and some lessons in entrepreneurship we can glean from them.
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Perhaps sparked by the now forgotten recession, I’m seeing a new era of the entrepreneur, with startups springing up all around. Based on my own mentoring and investing experience, the best entrepreneurs are pragmatic problem solvers. They have an uncanny ability to find elegant, easy, and fast sol Read More

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