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Extra Benefits of Attending Trade Shows

The Startup Magazine

Being a small-scale business owner is hard work. You rarely get time to yourself, let alone spending time off to join conferences and trade shows.

Guest Post: Market Opportunity Navigator by Sharon Tal-Itzkovitch

Grasshopper Herder

Identifying your target market is crucial to product success. Use this method and guide to set a promising strategic focus. The post Guest Post: Market Opportunity Navigator by Sharon Tal-Itzkovitch appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com. Business Model Canvas Customer Development Lean Startup Generative Market Research Generative Product Research prioritization Strategy

When Your Boss Is… Your Dad: 6 Tips For Navigating Fine Line Between Personal & Professional Life In Family Business

YoungUpstarts

by Phuong Uyen Tran, author of “ Competing With Giants ” and deputy CEO of THP Beverage Group. We all have had a boss relationship that has tested our mettle. Working for someone else and meeting his or her expectations, both spoken and unspoken, can be tremendously challenging.

Passport Raises $3m to Build the Modern Shipping Carrier

ReadWriteStart

Ecommerce brands have seen innovations spring up for all parts of their business to help them compete more effectively with Amazon. Shopify makes it seamless to launch a great storefront. Instagram helps you build your audience (and even sell directly!). Whiplash and Shipmonk handle your fulfillment.

3 Essential Traits Every Entrepreneur Should Have

YoungUpstarts

When you start looking at the lives of some of the world’s most powerful business people, you’ll find that many tend to share the same core of traits, skills, and aptitudes.

Chatbots vs. Live Chat: The Questions You Should Ask

ConversionXL

There’s a reason why people say “the first impression is the last impression.” Some 51% of customers never approach a business again after one bad experience. That puts pressure on every interaction—and every missed opportunity—with potential customers, recent purchasers, and long-time users.

Are You Cut Out to Run a Kennel or Pet Boarding Business?

Up and Running

Man’s best friend could be your best business opportunity. From tail wags to sloppy kisses and long days filled with animal admiration, opening or buying a kennel can be rewarding far beyond your potential profits.

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6 Powerful Word-of-Mouth Marketing Strategies That Can Help Your Small Business Grow Faster

crowdSPRING Blog

Word-of-mouth marketing (also called WOM, WOMM, and word of mouth advertising) is the most powerful marketing tool for most businesses.

?Health & Fitness E-Commerce Advertising Guide

Austin Startup

Digital Marketing Methodology for Online Sales [+6 Pro Tips] Advertising is your sales team running 24/7 and reaching your target market at scale. Are you selling health & fitness products online? Maybe you’re launching a new vegan superfood or adding online fitness coaching.

What Are Referral Champions and How Do You Create Them?

Duct Tape Marketing

What Are Referral Champions and How Do You Create Them? written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Every business owner knows that the key to generating referrals is creating a positive customer experience.

Dream big. Start small. Work hard.

Jeff Hilimire

That’s it, really. <pauses <pauses to think what else to add…> Nope, that’s it. It’s that simple. The post Dream big. Start small. Work hard. appeared first on Begin the Begin. Random

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