How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic en…

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    The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Build the Perfect Elevator Pitch in 5 Days Business 2 Community

    Crafting an elevator pitch is critical for your startup and not only for the obvious reasons that might instinctively come to mind. If you read one or two ‘how to’ business articles in your lifetime, you know that a good elevator pitch is important to make a great quick impression on a random potential customer... More »The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Build the Perfect Elevator Pitch in 5 Days

    The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Build the Perfect Elevator Pitch in 5 Days

    Crafting an elevator pitch is critical for your startup and not only for the obvious reasons that might instinctively come to mind. If you read one or two ‘how to’ business articles in your lifetime, you know that a good elevator pitch is important to make a great quick impression on a random potential customer...

  • The Future is Foursquare: Marketing Tips for Your Local Business
    The Future is Foursquare: Marketing Tips for Your Local Business Business 2 Community

    While location-based social media platform Foursquare has not been nearly as successful as experts predicted, it appears to be making a comeback. Foursquare’s revenue has improved drastically over the past year, and according to CEO Dennis Crowley, Foursquare’s mountain of data leaves it poised to dominate the mobile scene. But how can local businesses take... More »The Future is Foursquare: Marketing Tips for Your Local Business

    The Future is Foursquare: Marketing Tips for Your Local Business

    While location-based social media platform Foursquare has not been nearly as successful as experts predicted, it appears to be making a comeback. Foursquare’s revenue has improved drastically over the past year, and according to CEO Dennis Crowley, Foursquare’s mountain of data leaves it poised to dominate the mobile scene. …

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    Combat the Bounce Business 2 Community

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    Combat the Bounce

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    We have process, right? If you are reading this article, chances are good your organization has built, or is in the process of building standardized processes for lead processing. Whether you have adopted a “waterfall” model or created your own variation, your model should closely represent your buyers’ journey from anonymity to closed business. Your... More »Lead Nurturing: It’s Not Just Poor Semantics, It’s a Non Sequitur

    Lead Nurturing: It’s Not Just Poor Semantics, It’s a Non Sequitur

    We have process, right? If you are reading this article, chances are good your organization has built, or is in the process of building standardized processes for lead processing. Whether you have adopted a “waterfall” model or created your own variation, your model should closely represent your buyers’ journey from anonymity …

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    How to fit the right model to your organizational objectives Overview: Converting from traditional Marketing to automated Marketing has a major impact on your organization’s Marketing team. This requires establishing the correct type of organization to achieve your goals. Tags: Marketing Automation, Marketing Automation …

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    Check practically any list of trends for this or next year in business and you will find that everyone is worrying over Obamacare’s impact on the workplace. The concerns are not unfounded. After all, healthcare costs in the U.S. are astronomical, with total spending expected to reach $4.8 trillion in 2021. To put that  …

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    Video Marketing: Is Your Video Campaign Assumption-Based or Data-Informed? Business 2 Community

    Many, if not most, marketing organizations do research into customer (or prospect base) demographics, into the buying motivations of those groups, and into other relevant data meant to inform the marketers and help development of a targeted, efficient marketing strategy. Once the strategy is developed and ready to go, tactics are employed to accomplish the... More »Video Marketing: Is Your Video Campaign Assumption-Based or Data-Informed?

    Video Marketing: Is Your Video Campaign Assumption-Based or Data-Informed?

    Many, if not most, marketing organizations do research into customer (or prospect base) demographics, into the buying motivations of those groups, and into other relevant data meant to inform the marketers and help development of a targeted, efficient marketing strategy. Once the strategy is developed and ready to go, tactics …

  • Are You About to Lose Your Domain Name?
    Are You About to Lose Your Domain Name? Business 2 Community

    If you have a domain name registered through ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), you could lose it without realising it. ICANN is the domain authority that manages largely US-based and international top level domains (TLDs) such as .com, .net and .org. In January 2014, ICANN introduced new rules for domain registrars... More »Are You About to Lose Your Domain Name?

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    If you have a domain name registered through ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), you could lose it without realising it. ICANN is the domain authority that manages largely US-based and international top level domains (TLDs) such as .com, .net and .org. In January 2014, ICANN introduced new rules …

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    Corporate Culture Directly Affects Financial Performance Business 2 Community

    The question as to whether corporate culture has an effect on financial performance has been asked before and it will likely be asked again. In a study published in the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, research demonstrated a link between corporate culture and financial performance. However, not all corporate cultures are created equal. Some corporate cultures had... More »Corporate Culture Directly Affects Financial Performance

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    The question as to whether corporate culture has an effect on financial performance has been asked before and it will likely be asked again. In a study published in the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, research demonstrated a link between corporate culture and financial performance. However, not all corporate cultures are …

  • How Solopreneurs Can Look Professional on a Tight Budget
    How Solopreneurs Can Look Professional on a Tight Budget Business 2 Community

    When I started my first home business in the early 1990s, working from home was considered suspect and technology wasn’t as advanced as it is today. As a result, I spent a fortune on services to make it look like my business was run from a traditional office. I hired a service to answer my... More »How Solopreneurs Can Look Professional on a Tight Budget

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    When I started my first home business in the early 1990s, working from home was considered suspect and technology wasn’t as advanced as it is today. As a result, I spent a fortune on services to make it look like my business was run from a traditional office. I hired a service to answer my...

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    Are You Marketing Socially? Business 2 Community

    As a social media marketer, do you find yourself simply marketing on social media platforms or are you marketing socially? Many may ask, what’s the difference? There is a big difference; one that determines whether your social media marketing campaign is a successful one or not. Social media is all about connections and conversations. This... More »Are You Marketing Socially?

    Are You Marketing Socially?

    As a social media marketer, do you find yourself simply marketing on social media platforms or are you marketing socially? Many may ask, what’s the difference? There is a big difference; one that determines whether your social media marketing campaign is a successful one or not. Social media is all about connections and …

  • How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World
    How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World Entrepreneur

    The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors. More »How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

    How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

    The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.

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    Lessons From a MLB Player About Financial Planning

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    How Often Should I Update My Website? Entrepreneur

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    How Often Should I Update My Website?

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