Your level of influence as a professional will be measured by your ability to get others to listen and take action. Your level of influence can be measured. And, it can be improved. If you’re fascinating, you’re influencing. If you’re not fascinating, well, you’re more likely to be forgotten. Read More

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Is Your Advisor a Critic Posing as a Mentor? Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 1190 days ago
Made Hot by: thelastword on March 27, 2015 9:09 am
Every startup needs a couple of advisors with deep experience and connections in your business domain or financial skills to complement your technical focus. Advisors need to be mentors, looking ahead and directing you on key actions to take or avoid. Unfortunately, many prefer the role of critic, Read More

Brand Name Legal Questions to Ask Before Picking One

Brand Name Legal Questions to Ask Before Picking One Avatar Posted by lyceum under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 1190 days ago
Made Hot by: sundaydriver on March 27, 2015 9:08 am
If you’re starting a small business or developing a new product, you need to give it a name.
That name will become your brand name and it has the potential to become very valuable. You need to make sure you pick something amazing.
However, picking an amazing brand name isn’t enough to position yo Read More
Is there anything really unique or different anymore? Maybe there is, but it’s probably very rare and there is probably someone out there who is selling something that though different achieves the same result that you do but in a different way.

Even if you are unique or different you Read More

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21 Questions to Ask When Creating Buyer Personas Avatar Posted by SalesBlogcast under Marketing
From http://blog.xoombi.com 1188 days ago
Made Hot by: Digitaladvert on March 27, 2015 6:41 am
Too many businesses dive head first into inbound marketing without doing all of their homework. Content marketing requires much more than hiring an intern to write and publish your blog posts. You've got to have a plan, and it begins with a laser focus on the basics of inbound marketing strategy. Read More

Managing the Holiday Supply Chain: Easter

Managing the Holiday Supply Chain: Easter Avatar Posted by inventoryninja under Marketing
From http://www.waspbarcode.com 1186 days ago
Made Hot by: tpwphilmore on March 26, 2015 4:44 pm
Americans buy over 120 million pounds of Easter Candy each year. How that product reaches customers is a sophisticated supply chain dilemma. Read More

How and Why Data Will Save Small Business

How and Why Data Will Save Small Business Avatar Posted by lyceum under Technology
From http://smallbiztrends.com 1191 days ago
Made Hot by: fundpr on March 26, 2015 2:06 pm
Small business is in the biggest decline since the industrial revolution.
They’re losing ground to bigger businesses, who, in addition to economies of scale, enjoy a data advantage. In today’s environment, companies with the ability to collect, analyze and decide based on data win. Technological b Read More
Book publishers hate him and his customers adore him. Whatever your feelings about Jeff Bezos, one thing is indisputable - he’s one of the most brilliant business minds of our time.

Over and over, Bezos has used unconventional strategies to triumph over his competition. Here are 3 business princ Read More

Content Marketing Your Event in 5 Snackable Bites

Content Marketing Your Event in 5 Snackable Bites Avatar Posted by elainerogers under Global
From http://thesmarttrain.com 1189 days ago
Made Hot by: fusionswim on March 26, 2015 1:30 pm
5 easy to follow top tips on Event Content Marketing. Event Content Marketing is about legacy and milking what you’ve done in the past to feed future marketing campaigns. Read More

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LinkedIn Publishing 101 - Avatar Posted by resonancesocial under Online Marketing
From http://www.resonancecontent.com 1189 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on March 26, 2015 1:19 pm
If you're still not publishing on LinkedIn, you're missing out on a major content marketing opportunity Read More

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