Why Startups Need to Focus on Sales, Not Marketing

Why Startups Need to Focus on Sales, Not Marketing Avatar Posted by CateCosta under Sales
From http://blogs.wsj.com 956 days ago
Made Hot by: robinandy58 on June 13, 2014 6:33 am
JESSICA LIVINGSTON: The most important thing an early-stage startup should know about marketing is rather counterintuitive: that you probably shouldn't be doing anything you'd use the term "marketing" to describe. Sales and marketing are two ends of a continuum. At the sales end your outreach is na Read More
Small business owners frequently do not have the capital to pursue new venues, and they can find it difficult to secure loans from banks. Startups and entrepreneurs may find many lending doors closed to them when they need it most. Crowdfunding is one way to obtain needed funds to bring your innova Read More
Shopify may be one of the most popular services for creating an eCommerce store available today. If you want to create an eCommerce store to sell your products and have no programming experience this can be one DIY option. Here Ryan Bowman of Web Eminence gives you an overview and step by step guid Read More

Teen Entrepreneur Changes the Shape of Girls Underwear

Teen Entrepreneur Changes the Shape of Girls Underwear Avatar Posted by mmangen under Success Stories
From http://brenda-chapman.com 962 days ago
Made Hot by: maestro68 on June 12, 2014 1:10 pm
If you’re a regular reader, you’ll notice that we’re all pretty passionate about empowering girls. Our team is comprised of all women—women who also happen to be mothers of daughters, so that’s a no-brainer. Read More

The Top 10 Boston Tech Companies

The Top 10 Boston Tech Companies Avatar Posted by trellis under Technology
From http://growwithtrellis.com 961 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on June 12, 2014 12:06 pm
Living in Boston it is sometimes easy to forget that this city houses some of the smartest minds in not only America but the entire world. We took a look at the top 10 tech companies that have their roots in Beantown. Read More

Managing Adverse Social Media Comments

Managing Adverse Social Media Comments   Avatar Posted by SBRTechno under Social Media
From http://www.sbr-technologies.com 961 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on June 12, 2014 11:04 am
It’s always not possible to get favorable comments on your Facebook fan page or on Twitter. There are negative comments as well. Businesses need to manage negative comments by expressing sincere apologies if the complaint is genuine. Even unjustified comments need to be handled tactfully. Read More

Kari Chapin's Guide to Pricing [video]

Avatar Posted by lyceum under Strategy
From http://youtu.be 958 days ago
Made Hot by: steefen on June 12, 2014 9:13 am
Kari Chapin offers advice to crafters on pricing their products.

Kari is the author of "The Handmade Marketplace" and "Grow Your Handmade Business" and in the clip she gives you three things to keep in mind when pricing your products:

- the materials you use
- the time it takes to make prod Read More
Want to eventually have some media coverage? You can do that with the right promotion strategy. But this is not a one-size-fits-all strategy. You need to customize your strategy based on your target market. Read More

Scaling a Home-Based Business

Scaling a Home-Based Business Avatar Posted by tammyhawkbridges2 under Marketing
From http://perfectmarketingequation.com 958 days ago
Made Hot by: justretweet on June 12, 2014 7:17 am
There are all sorts of homepreneurs. You have homepreneurs that are just making a secondary income to help support the family, you have the dabblers or the hobbyists (mainly working for shopping money), then you have the people who are designing a full scale and profitable business. I’ve built a fu Read More

The Logistics of the World Cup - Wasp Buzz

The Logistics of the World Cup - Wasp Buzz Avatar Posted by BLASTanna under Management
From http://www.waspbarcode.com 955 days ago
Made Hot by: lucasbryan on June 11, 2014 2:09 pm
This year’s World Cup, being held in Brazil June 12-July 13, is arguably the planet’s most popular sporting event. FIFA is expected to collect over $4 billion in revenues; however, hosting such a massive event is no easy task and presents a multitude of logistical issues. As we learned from the re Read More

Give millennials a reason to stay - The benefits that can help you retain young talent

Job-changing is fast and furious in the early years of millennials’ careers: Young adults born in the early ‘80s …

A Warm Welcome to Niall Devitt, BizSugar's New Community Manager

Please say hello to Niall Devitt, our new Community Manager here at BizSugar. Many of you know Niall from … More
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